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Crime Log

July 29, 1993

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


West Mountain Street, 1600 block--Thieves broke into a park recreation room and stole board games and a purse valued together at $70 in a theft discovered July 19.

South Glendale Avenue, 1100 block--A thief posing as a customer in a convenience store grabbed a broom, threatened to hit the clerk with it, then stole $50 from the cash register and an unknown number of lottery tickets at 1:55 a.m. July 19.

Outlook Lane, 1100 block--Thieves took a chandelier and cans of spray paint valued together at $1,030 at 2:30 a.m. July 21.

East Broadway, 1100 block--Showing the butt of a gun in his waistband, a thief stole $75 from a convenience store at 2:33 a.m. July 21.

East Garfield Avenue, 1200 block--Thieves entered a church kitchen and stole food items and a cassette player valued together at $220 between July 21 and 22.

San Fernando Road, 4400 block--Thieves with a knife demanded money from a man; he refused and was beaten and stabbed at 8:30 p.m. July 22.

La Canada Flintridge

Oakwood Avenue, 4700 block--A man posing as a city window washer gained entry to a senior citizen's home, after which the woman discovered $80 missing from her purse at 11:30 a.m. July 20.

Foothill Boulevard, 600 block--A cellular phone valued at $800 was stolen from an unlocked car between 11:30 and 11:55 p.m. July 20.

Daleridge Road, 4800 block--Thieves cut a chain to steal a lawnmower valued at $900 from the back of a truck between 1 and 2 p.m. July 22.

Atwater Village

San Fernando Road, 3200 block--After climbing over a wall, thieves entered an office through an unlocked door and stole computer equipment valued at $4,000 between July 22 and 23.

Weldon Avenue, 3100 block--Thieves entered a residence through an open window and stole a TV and video equipment valued together at $1,910 between 7:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. July 23.

Eagle Rock

Neola Street and Neola Place--Threatening to kill, a thief with a gun stole a man's wallet containing $40 at 10:35 p.m. July 20.

Yosemite Drive, 1600 block--With one thief simulating a gun, others stole beer valued at $170 from a mini-market at 4:30 p.m. July 21.

Fair Park Avenue, 1800 block--Thieves pried open a front door then ransacked the residence and stole $1,145 and credit cards between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. July 21.

Colorado Boulevard, 1700 block--Thieves pried open a door to a fast-food restaurant's electrical room, then dug through the drywall to steal $40 at 8 a.m. July 22.

Hartwick Street, 5200 block--Entering through an unlocked front door, thieves stole a gun and other property valued together at $405 between 8 and 10 p.m. July 24.

Echo Park

Sunset Boulevard and Elysian Park Avenue--A thief forced a man to remove his clothing, then took $320 and the man's car at 12:05 a.m. July 19.

Allesandro Street, 1300 block--Thieves with a knife pulled a woman into their car and forced her to take them to her residence, where they stole cash and jewelry valued together at $840 at 9:30 p.m. July 19.

Loma Vista Place, 2300 block--Entering through a side window, thieves stole business machines valued at $1,200 from a residence between 7:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. July 22.

Sunset Boulevard and Douglas Street--Thieves with a knife stole a man's wallet containing credit cards and $130 at 1:15 p.m. July 24.

Glassell Park

Toland Way, 3800 block--After removing the screen to an open window, thieves entered a residence and stole video equipment and jewelry valued together at $1,100 between 7:40 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. July 20.

Division Street, 3500 block--Thieves pried open a rear window and stole a radio and computer equipment valued together at $4,860 from a residence at 4:30 p.m. July 21.

Highland Park

Meridian Street, 5500 block--Approaching a woman as she sat in her car, a thief began to ask for directions, then stole her purse containing credit cards and $30 from the passenger seat at 7:25 a.m. July 19.

Range View Avenue, 5600 block--Thieves removed the screen on an open window, then entered a residence and stole video and camera equipment valued together at $1,510 between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. July 20.

Avenue 57 and Marmion Way--Thieves hit a man with a pipe, then stole cash and jewelry valued together at $1,106 at 10:05 p.m. July 20.

Avenue 56 and Monte Vista Street--A thief grabbed a woman around the neck and stole her purse containing cash and jewelry valued together at $122 at 5:50 a.m. July 21.

North Figueroa Street, 6400 block--A thief ordered a soft drink from a fast-food restaurant, and when the register opened, pulled a gun on the clerk and stole $40 at 5:25 p.m. July 21.

North Figueroa Street, 5800 block--After posing as a customer, a thief displayed a gun and stole $149 at 2:40 p.m. July 23.

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