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Crime Log

July 22, 1993

The following are selected entries from the crime logs of local law enforcement agencies between July 12 and July 18:

Glendale

Belaire Drive, 1800 block--After prying open a classroom door, thieves stole a VCR of undetermined value from an elementary school in a theft discovered July 12.

North Cedar Street, 100 block--Thieves stole a copier valued at $1,800 and other household goods from a residential garage between July 13 and 14.

South Everett Street, 300 block--Thieves forced open a window to steal cash and jewelry valued together at $1,750 from a residence between 1 and 5 p.m. on July 14.

Fern Lane, 1900 block--Entering through a side door, thieves stole a VCR, television and stereo equipment of undetermined value from a private residence. The theft was discovered July 15.

California Avenue and Orange Street--Thieves with a gun approached a woman on the street and stole approximately $312 at 4 p.m. July 15.

Sonora Avenue and San Fernando Road--Walking up behind a woman, thieves grabbed her purse, containing $400 cash and $100 worth of food stamps, from her shoulder at 5:40 p.m. July 15.

Glendale Galleria (South Brand Boulevard, 100 block, and West Broadway, 200 block)--A suspected thief arrested for shoplifting at a Mervyn's department store at 2:45 p.m. was released, then arrested again for shoplifting at a Nordstrom department store at 8 p.m. July 16.

North Glendale Avenue, 200 block--Claiming in a note to have a gun, a man wearing a red wig and women's makeup stole $2,835 from a bank at 4:25 p.m. July 16.

West California Avenue, 300 block--Possibly entering through the front door of a residence, thieves stole household goods valued together at $2,340 between 4:45 and 5:45 p.m. July 17.

La Crescenta

Ramsdell Avenue, 4400 block--Vandals broke into a classroom and went through a file cabinet, causing about $600 in damage. The break-in was discovered July 12.

Foothill Boulevard, 3100 block--Thieves ripped out two screens, then reached in through security bars of a business to open windows and steal a printer valued at $500. The theft was discovered July 12.

Cloud Avenue, 4400 block--Vandals broke the window of a preschool, causing causing $175 in damage. The break-in was discovered July 12.

Atwater Village

Garden Avenue, 3400 block--Thieves removed a screen and opened a window to steal radio and video equipment valued together at $1,800 while the resident was asleep between 12:30 and 11 a.m. July 16.

Casitas Avenue, 3100 block--While walking home from a liquor store, a man was knocked down by a thief who stole $200 at 3:45 p.m. July 16.

Eagle Rock

Loleta Avenue, 5000 block--After prying open a rear window, thieves entered a residence, ransacked the premises and stole guns and jewelry valued together at $8,050 between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. July 15.

Echo Park

Lakeshore and Scott Avenues--A thief claiming to have a handgun stole $46 from a man at 5:50 a.m. July 13.

Glendale Boulevard, 1300 block--Gun-wielding thieves stole $400 from a business at 7:20 p.m. July 13.

Mayberry Street, 2300 block--Thieves forced open a window and ransacked a residence, stealing cash and jewelry valued together at $1,400 and destroying toys and schoolwork between 2 and 5:30 p.m. July 14.

Allesandro Street, 1500 block--A thief with a gun approached two people as they left their car, stealing cash and jewelry valued together at $130 at 1:15 a.m. July 15.

Silverwood Terrace, 1700 block--A thief with a gun stole cash and jewelry valued together at $505 from a man at 4:25 p.m. July 15.

Sunset Boulevard and Everett Street--Gun-wielding thieves stole a wallet containing $46 from persons waiting for a bus at 9:45 p.m. July 15.

Sunset Boulevard and Everett Street--After a struggle, a thief stole a purse containing $235 at 8:40 p.m. July 17.

Glassell Park

Division Street, 3500 block--Posing to ask for directions, a thief grabbed a woman's jewelry valued at $300 at 8 p.m. July 15.

Verdugo Road, 3200 block--Entering through an unlocked rear door, thieves stole a TV and telephone equipment valued together at $1,095 from an office building between July 16 and 17.

Highland Park

North Avenue 51, 1500 block--A thief took cash and jewelry valued together at $2,780 from a woman's safe. There were with no signs of forced entry. The theft was discovered July 12.

North Avenue 54, 800 block--Thieves entered through a high school's rear door and stole video equipment and clothing valued together at $2,371. The theft was discovered July 12.

North Figueroa Street, 6300 block--A woman paid $6,500 for what con artists claimed was a gold bar worth $20,000, only to discover the bar was brass. The fraud was perpetrated at 10 a.m. July 12.

North Figueroa Street, 6300 block--Thieves took property valued together at $85 from a store and left wielding their guns at 6:30 p.m. July 14.

Armadale Avenue, 1400 block--Thieves forced open a rear door to a residence and stole cash and a radio valued together at $2,395 between 4 and 4:30 p.m. July 15.

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