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Crime Log

April 29, 1993

The following are selected entries from the crime logs of local law enforcement agencies between April 19 and 25:


Fifth Street, 1300 block--A thief stole a semiautomatic pistol, valued at $500, from a private residence. The crime was reported April 19.

East Glenoaks Boulevard, 2800 block--Vandals used black spray paint on playground equipment and a restroom wall at a city park April 19.

Verdugo Boulevard, 2000 block--Thieves kicked in a door panel to enter a locked grocery store storage room and stole cigarettes, valued at $4,100, on April 20.

Fourth Avenue, 3800 block--After forcing a front door lock, thieves entered a private residence and stole jewelry, valued at $4,600, between 11:45 a.m. and 2:40 p.m. April 21.

Orange Grove Avenue, 700 block--Robbers stole a woman's purse containing $15 at gunpoint at 9:15 p.m. April 21.

Harvey Drive and Wilson Avenue--Thieves stole a compressor, valued at $10,000, from a construction site on April 21 or 22.

Winchester Avenue, 1100 block--Possibly using a key, thieves entered a private residence and stole jewelry, valued at more than $10,000, between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. April 22.

South Glendale Avenue, 800 block--The manager of an auto parts store was threatened with a knife by an angry customer at 3:15 p.m. April 23.

North Louise Street, 500 block--Entering through a window, thieves stole cash and jewelry, valued together at $8,000, and household goods of unknown value between 5 and 11:30 p.m. April 24.

East Broadway, 1400 block--Thieves pried open locker room doors at a high school and stole money from a soda machine and damaged a pay phone on April 24 or 25.

Honolulu Avenue, 2300 block--Entering a bar through a roof air-conditioning duct, thieves stole about $820 in liquor and coins from entertainment machines between 2:45 and 8:45 a.m. April 25.

North Central Avenue, 200 block--A thief stole 17 pairs of glasses, valued at $2,118, from a department store optical department at 1:50 p.m. April 25.

La Canada Flintridge

Cobblestone Lane, 4300 block--Thieves broke a kitchen window and stole a ring, a camera and video equipment, valued together at $2,400, between 11:45 a.m. and 2:40 p.m. April 19.

Lanterman Avenue, 4100 block--Entering through an unlocked garage door, thieves stole a wallet containing credit cards, $9 cash and grocery store scrip valued at $20, between 8:20 and 9 a.m. April 20.

La Canada Boulevard, 5100 block--A soil compactor, valued at $1,700, was stolen from a construction site between 11 and 11:20 a.m. April 20.

Berkshire Place, 100 block--Thieves broke into a school and stole video equipment, valued at $200, between April 22 and 23.

Glenhurst Avenue, 3400 block--After pushing a woman's shoulder, thieves stole her purse containing $607 at 5:25 p.m. April 20

Glendale Boulevard, 3400 block--Thieves pulled back the siding on a garage and stole tools, valued at $1,996, between April 21 and 22.

Eagle Rock

Yosemite Drive, 1700 block--Thieves entered classrooms and stole video equipment and typewriters, valued together at $900. The theft was discovered April 19.

North Avenue 46, 1800 block--After prying open the front door, thieves entered a private residence and took a TV and video equipment, valued together at $2,800, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. April 19.

Saxon Drive, 2700 block--Thieves cut alarm cables attached to a garage and removed clothing and tools, valued together at $4,000, between April 21 and 22.

Wildwood Drive, 1400 block--Thieves pried open a front door and ransacked a private residence, stealing cash and firearms, valued together at $17,640, between 3 and 5:30 p.m. April 24.

Eagle Rock Boulevard, 4400 block--A thief armed with a dagger stole a car from its owner in a parking facility at 4 p.m. April 24.

Toland Way, 4300 block--A woman was stabbed in the left side of her upper torso at 4:20 p.m. April 25.

Echo Park

West Sunset Boulevard, 1200 block--Thieves pried open a rear door window, reached in to unlock the door, and stole cash and a radio, valued together at $2,000, on April 20 or 21.

Boulevard, 1300 block--Thieves forced a bathroom door lock next to an office, then broke a hole in the wall, entered the office and stole a TV and business machines, valued together at $1,090, on April 21 or 22.

Montana and Lemoyne Streets--A robber approached a woman from behind, hit her with a gun and stole her purse and $75 at 6 a.m. April 22.

Logan Street, 1400 block--One of four assailants fired shots at a vehicle turning into the owner's residence at 11:10 p.m. April 22.

Echo Park Avenue, 1300 block--A thief knocked on a door and stole jewelry valued at $600 from the man who opened the door at 10:40 a.m. April 23.

Glassell Park

San Fernando Road, 2800 block--Displaying a shotgun from a moving car, thieves stole $58 from a man on foot at 9:15 a.m. April 22.

Avenue 32 and Fletcher Drive--Robbers with a knife stole cash and telephone equipment valued at $645 from a man at 2:30 a.m. April 23.

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