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Crime Log

September 02, 1993

The following are selected entries from the crime logs of local law enforcement agencies between Aug. 23 and 29:

Glendale

Colorado and Adams streets--Two thieves persuaded a woman to give them cash and jewelry, valued together at $800, in exchange for a fake gold bar at 10:30 a.m. Aug. 25.

Pennsylvania Avenue, 4800 block--Thieves caused $2,000 worth of damage to a front door as they stole camera equipment and jewelry of unknown value and $180 between 8:20 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26.

West Chevy Chase Drive, 300 block--Thieves took jewelry and clothing, valued together at $2,735, from the unoccupied apartment of an elderly woman in a theft discovered Aug. 27.

South Central Avenue, 800 block--Entering through an open door in an adjoining suite, thieves took a fax machine valued at $2,000 from a business on Aug. 27 or 28.

Mariposa Street, 1200 block--Thieves entered an unlocked apartment and stole $1,358 and two Social Security checks for $608 each on Aug. 28.

Avenue, 900 block--After prying open the door locks to a business, thieves stole clothing, valued at about $8,000, on Aug. 28 or 29.

Riverdale Drive, 400 block--Thieves entered a residence through an unlocked front door and stole a handgun and hunting knife, valued together at $130, between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 29.

Eagle Rock

Campus Road, 1600 block--Thieves entered an unlocked office and stole computer equipment, valued at $800, between 12:30 and 7 p.m. Aug. 23.

Fair Park Avenue, 2200 block--A thief with a gun came up behind a woman in a parking facility and robbed her of jewelry, valued at $1,250, at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24.

Colorado Boulevard, 2000 block--After smashing a glass door, thieves entered a private residence and stole cash and camera equipment, valued together at $2,740, on Aug. 24 or 25.

Medlow Avenue, 2600 block--Thieves removed a front window screen to steal a gun and a radio, valued together at $2,200, from a residence between 6 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Aug. 26.

North Avenue 51, 1800 block--Thieves pushed open a window to enter a residence and steal camera and video equipment, valued together at $6,390, between 8:40 a.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 26.

Yosemite Drive, 2400 block--Forcing open a rear window, thieves stole tapes or records and jewelry, valued together at $2,339, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Aug. 27.

Addison Way, 2000 block--Thieves pried a rear door, then ransacked the residence and stole video equipment and jewelry, valued together at $1,550, between 1 and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 29.

Genevieve Avenue, 4900 block--Thieves asked for directions, then stole a woman's purse containing $550 at 7:50 p.m. Aug. 29.

Crescenta

Foothill Boulevard, 3000 block--Motor oil and a desktop calculator, valued together at $425, were stolen from a service station on Aug. 28 or 29.

Atwater Village

Los Feliz Boulevard, 3000 block--A thief with a gun robbed a man of his jewelry, walked away, then returned and stole the man's wallet for a loss of $445 at 11:30 p.m. Aug. 27.

Echo Park

Figueroa Terrace, 900 block--Thieves entered a residence and stole property, valued at $1,650, in a theft discovered Aug. 23.

West Reservoir Street, 2700 block--After asking for directions, thieves grabbed a woman's purse containing $650 at 6:40 a.m. Aug. 24.

Cove Avenue, 2200 block--Video and camera equipment, valued together at $3,350, were stolen from a residence between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 24.

Sargent Place, 1500 block--Thieves forced open a kitchen window, then ransacked a bedroom, stealing a radio and jewelry, valued together at $4,800, between 8:30 and 9 a.m. Aug. 26.

Glassell Park

Carleton Avenue, 2600 block--Entering through a kitchen window, thieves stole clothing and jewelry, valued together at $1,820, from a residence between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. Aug. 26.

Locust Street, 600 block--Thieves with a gun stole cash and jewelry, valued together at $1,512, at 11 p.m. Aug. 26.

Figueroa Street and Cypress Avenue--As two people sat in their car, thieves with a gun stole cash and jewelry, valued together at $960, at 11:10 p.m. Aug. 26.

El Paso Drive, 1300 block--A man tried to flee from gunmen, but they blocked his escape and stole his wallet, containing $60, at 10:30 p.m. Aug. 27.

West Avenue 31, 2700 block--Thieves with a gun approached a car from both sides and stole jewelry and a wallet, valued together at $618, at 11:30 p.m. Aug. 27.

San Fernando Road, 3000 block--After cutting off the padlock to a storage unit, thieves stole household goods and computer equipment, valued together at $2,250, in a theft discovered Aug. 28.

Arthur Street, 2400 block--Thieves with a gun stole cash and jewelry, valued together at $140, from a man at 12:05 a.m. Aug. 28.

Gassen Place, 3300 block--After smashing the side window of a residence, thieves stole video equipment and jewelry, valued together at $1,300, between 10:30 a.m. and 2:50 p.m. Aug. 29.

Highland Park

Toland Way, 4500 block--Thieves stole video equipment and food, valued together at $285, from a private school in a theft discovered Aug. 23.

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