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Crime Log

August 12, 1993

The following are selected entries from the crime logs of local law enforcement agencies Aug. 2 to 8:

Glendale

Verdugo Road and Dixon Street--Thieves with a gun stole $17 and jewelry of unknown value from a man at 1 a.m. Aug. 2.

San Fernando Road, 6600 block--A thief grabbed a bartender's purse, then punched and shoved her, stealing a $100 check and $10 at 10:15 p.m. Aug. 4.

South Adams Boulevard, 1300 block--Thieves entered a private residence and stole Persian rugs and a VCR, valued together at $4,700, between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. Aug. 5.

Glendale Avenue and Garfield Avenue--Thieves with a knife beat a man, then stole his watch, valued at $20, and $2 at 9:13 p.m. Aug. 7.

North Maryland Avenue, 200 block--Thieves pried open the front door of a beauty salon and stole hair products, valued at $600, on Aug. 7 or 8.

Vassar Avenue, 1900 block--A single-story duplex was burned in a fire of suspicious origins at 5:31 a.m. Aug. 8. No one was injured.

La Canada Flintridge

Foothill Boulevard, 1400 block--Thieves stole $1,200 from a cash box in the back room of a store between 9 and 11 a.m. Aug. 4.

Foothill Boulevard, 100 block--Cash, a radio and a camera, valued together at $100, were stolen from a child-care center on Aug. 6 or 7.

Atwater Village

Brunswick Avenue, 3700 block--Thieves unlocked the unsecured door of a private residence and stole cash and jewelry, valued together at $2,340, between 1:30 and 4 p.m. Aug. 5.

Fletcher Drive, 2400 block--After entering a business through an unlocked front door, thieves stole musical equipment, valued at $2,000, between 12:15 and 12:30 a.m. Aug. 8.

Eagle Rock

Yosemite Drive, 1700 block--Thieves took electronic equipment of unknown value from a high school auditorium in a theft discovered Aug. 2.

Kipling Avenue, 1100 block--Thieves stole a TV and records or tapes, valued together at $1,150, from a private residence between 5 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Aug. 2.

College View Avenue, 5200 block--After forcing open a side door, thieves stole a TV and video equipment between 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Aug. 2.

Wicopee Avenue, 4800 block--Thieves entered at private residence through an open window and stole cash and jewelry, valued together at $1,050, between 7:30 and 8 p.m. Aug. 7.

Echo Park

Glendale Boulevard and Alvarado Street--As a woman ate her lunch in a parking lot, thieves pointed knives at her and stole her car of unknown value and jewelry valued at $1,295 at 1 p.m. Aug. 2.

West Sunset Boulevard, 1400 block--Thieves stole a TV and VCR, valued together at $1,200, from a private residence between 2 and 5:45 p.m. Aug. 5.

Avon and Cerro Gordo streets--Thieves with a gun stole $80 from a person at 2:50 p.m. Aug. 7.

Valentine Street, 2000 block--Three thieves with a gun stole cash and jewelry, valued together at $2,517, from a person on the street at 3 p.m. Aug. 7.

Glassell Park

North Figueroa Street, 3200 block--Thieves with a gun entered a garment factory and stole cash, jewelry and sewing machines, valued together at $16,560, at 4 p.m. Aug. 2.

Division Street, 3800 block--After prying open a rear patio door, thieves entered and ransacked a private residence, stealing cash and camera equipment, valued together at $4,726, between 5:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Aug. 3.

Verdugo Vista Terrace, 3400 block--Thieves pried open the window of a private residence to steal cash and jewelry, valued together at $1,700, between 2:40 and 3:30 p.m. Aug. 3.

The Paseo, 3400 block--A rear window was forced open and cash and jewelry, valued together at $7,100, were stolen from a private residence in a theft discovered Aug. 4. In a second theft, a garage padlock was cut and tools and sporting goods, valued together at $190, were taken between 2:30 and 5 a.m. Aug. 7.

Drew Street and Estara Avenue--Thieves approached a woman on a bicycle and stole a ring, valued at $600, at 1:30 a.m. Aug. 6.

Scandia Way, 3900 block--After blocking a woman's car with their own, thieves with a gun stole her purse and $50 at 7:45 p.m. Aug. 6.

Lavell Drive, 3500 block--Thieves with a gun smashed the window of a woman's car when she refused to hand over her property, then stole her purse and technical instruments, valued together at $170, at 8:50 p.m. Aug. 6.

Highland Park

Terrace Drive, 6000 block--Thieves stole a radio and video equipment, valued together at $3,489, from a private residence between 7 a.m. and 4:40 p.m. Aug. 2.

Toland Way, 4800 block--Entering through a front bedroom window, thieves stole a radio and video equipment, valued together at $3,080, between 12:30 and 2:15 p.m. Aug. 5.

North Figueroa Street, 5400 block--Thieves entered a market, brandished guns and stole $280 at 5:35 p.m. Aug. 5.

North Avenue 56, 1100 block--Thieves attacked a man and stole his wallet, which contained $410, at 11 p.m. Aug. 5.

Avenue 56 and Monte Vista Street--Bandits took a man's cash and car radio, valued together at $370, at 3:30 a.m. Aug. 6.

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