YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollections

Crime Log

July 01, 1993

The following are selected entries from the crime logs of local law enforcement agencies from June 21 through 27:


Anderson Avenue, 3800 block--Thieves entered a private residence and stole computer equipment and a VCR, valued together at $6,800, June 22 or 23.

East Cypress Street, 400 block--While posing as a Social Security official, a thief entered the room of a retirement home resident and stole $340 from her dresser at 2:30 p.m. June 23.

East Colorado Street, 1300 block--A thief smashed the lower part of a glass door to a meat market, removed about 30 pounds of meat of unknown value, then left it in a walkway at 11 p.m. June 23.

San Fernando Road, 4800 block--Thieves opened packages containing about half a dozen revolvers, valued together at $1,634, then resealed the boxes, which were eventually sent to the intended receiver. The theft occurred June 23, 24 or 25, either at a warehouse or in transit.

Hill Drive, 500 block--Thieves stole leather biker clothing, valued at $900, from a private residence between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. June 24.

San Fernando Road, 4000 block--Gunmen fired into a billiards room, hitting a man in his left arm at 1:55 a.m. June 26.

West Glenoaks Boulevard, 1100 block--Showing what appeared to be a gun under his shirt, a thief drove up to a drive-through fast-food restaurant and stole $232 at 1:55 p.m. June 26.

West Broadway, 200 block--A woman was caught stealing clothes, valued at $1,055, from a department store at 2:55 p.m. June 26.

Atwater Village

Brunswick Avenue, 4500 block--A thief asked a woman for directions, then grabbed the woman's purse, containing credit cards and $270, at 8:55 a.m. June 27.

Eagle Rock

Yosemite Drive, 1700 block--Thieves entered the music building of a high school and stole a TV and video equipment of unknown value in a theft discovered June 21.

Yosemite Drive, 2200 block--A thief with a gun stole $300 from a market at 9 p.m. June 21.

Verdugo Road, 4100 block--Armed thieves stole $500 from a gas station at 9:50 p.m. June 21.

Oak Grove Drive, 1100 block--After prying open a garage door, thieves stole a radio and heavy equipment, valued together at $1,400, on June 21 or 22.

Eagle Rock Boulevard, 4800 block--Thieves smashed the front window of a movie theater, then stole money from video machines and candy from the snack bar between 12:40 and 9 a.m. June 22. The loss was estimated at $611.

Avenue 51 and York Boulevard--A thief grabbed a woman's purse containing $715 at 6:40 p.m. June 23.

Banbury Place, 2600 block--After forcing open a side window, thieves stole video equipment and jewelry, valued together at $3,300, from a private residence between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. June 24.

Colorado Boulevard, 1900 block--As one thief showed a gun and guarded the door, others ransacked a mini-market and stole liquor and food, valued together at $290, at 2:10 a.m. June 27.

Eagle Vista Drive, 1200 block--A thief with a gun approached a man in a car and stole $25 at 1:30 p.m. June 27.

Echo Park

Landa Street, 1400 block--Entering a residence through an unlocked back door, thieves stole jewelry, valued at $8,000, between 9 a.m. and 4:20 p.m. June 23.

Whitmore Avenue, 2100 block--A thief with a knife struggled with a man, then escaped with the man's wallet, containing $150, at 4 p.m. June 23.

West Sunset Boulevard, 2200 block--After posing as a customer, an armed thief stole $2,732 from a market at 9:55 a.m. June 25.

Montana and Logan streets--Two thieves approached the driver and passenger sides of a car, showed guns and stole the car and $20 at 9:55 p.m. June 25.

West Sunset Boulevard, 1200 block--After smashing the glass of a front door, thieves stole industrial equipment, valued at $6,400, from a garment factory on June 25 or 26.

West Sunset Boulevard, 2100 block--After posing as a customer and asking for cigarettes, a thief brandished a gun and stole cash and cigarettes, valued together at $200, at 1:35 p.m. June 27.

Stadium Way and Elysian Park Drive--Holding a knife to a man's throat, thieves stole the man's wallet, containing $200, and his car at 3:30 p.m. June 27.

Glassell Park

West Avenue 31, 2500 block--After a man refused to leave his car, thieves hit him with a gun and stole the car at 12:30 a.m. June 22.

Eagle Rock Boulevard, 3700 block--Thieves pried security bars, broke a window and stole industrial equipment, valued at $11,900, from a garment factory at 5:15 a.m. June 25.

Eagle Rock Boulevard, 3300 block--A thief with a shotgun stole cash and cigarettes, valued together at $177, from a market at 4:15 p.m. June 25.

Griffith Park

Crystal Springs Drive, 4700 block--Placing a knife to a man's back, a thief stole cash and a TV at 4 p.m. June 26. The loss was estimated at $280.

Highland Park

North Avenue 54, 800 block--Thieves stole video equipment and other property, valued together at $615, from a high school in a theft discovered June 21.

Los Angeles Times Articles