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Crime Log

September 09, 1993

The following are selected entries from the crime logs of local law enforcement agencies between Aug. 30 and Sept. 5:


West Cerritos Avenue, 400 block--Opening a combination safe, thieves stole $2,000 from a train station office Aug. 30 or 31.

Cleveland Road, 1400 block--Three guns, valued at $1,100, were missing from a man's residence in a theft discovered Aug. 31.

East Acacia Avenue, 1000 block--Thieves forced open a rear bedroom window and stole a gun, jewelry, VCR, camera and telephone, valued together at more than $3,100, between 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Aug. 31.

Pennsylvania Avenue, 4800 block--Thieves pried off the back panel of a residential air-conditioning unit to steal the motor, valued at $1,500, in a theft discovered Sept. 1.

Honolulu Avenue, 2500 block--Thieves broke a window and stole a bicycle and tires, valued together at $3,600, from a bike shop at 12:15 a.m. Sept. 1.

Altura Avenue, 3200 block--Prying open a carport storage closet, thieves stole tools and train parts, valued together at $4,700, at 3 a.m. Sept. 1.

North Verdugo Road, 3400 block--Thieves pried open a steel gate and the front door of a gun shop to steal an unknown number of guns at 3:59 a.m. Sept. 1.

Mission Road, 300 block--Entering through an unlocked window, thieves ransacked the office of an alcohol- and drug-rehabilitation center and stole $3,550 between 5 and 11:05 p.m. Sept. 1.

South Glendale Avenue, 1200 block--Thieves entered an office, tied up a man working late and stole business machines, valued at $6,020, at 12:20 a.m. Sept. 2.

West Lexingtion Drive, 400 block--Thieves forced open a temporary plywood security door and stole video equipment, compact discs and a player, valued together at $2,350, between 12:45 and 5 p.m. Sept. 2.

West Windsor Road, 300 block--Smashing a front window, thieves entered a Salvation Army office and stole a large stuffed animal and an unknown amount of bread and canned food on Sept. 3 or 4.

South Glendale Avenue, 400 block--Thieves entered a camera store through an unlocked rear window and stole $200 and camera equipment of unknown value on Sept. 3 or 4.

San Fernando Road, 5100 block--Possibly cutting a lock to enter a business, thieves stole $15,500 between 1 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Sept. 5.

East Maple Street, 700 block--Thieves climbed a railing to reach a balcony and entered a private residence, stealing jewelry, a radio and a telephone, valued together at $1,620, between 10 and 10:30 p.m. Sept. 5.

Atwater Village

Griffith View Drive, 3700 block--Thieves ransacked a residence, stealing video equipment and a radio, valued together at $3,500, at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 31.

Los Feliz Boulevard, 2700 block--Approaching from the rear of a fastfood restaurant, a thief with a gun demanded entry and stole $4,224 at 11:50 p.m. Aug. 31.

San Fernando Road, 3100 block--Thieves used bolt cutters to break into a storage shed and steal property, valued at $17,897, on Sept. 3 or 4.

Eagle Rock

Colorado Boulevard, 2600 block--A thief with a gun stole $50 from a fastfood restaurant at 12:15 a.m. Aug. 31.

Wiota Street, 4700 block--Entering through a bedroom window, thieves ransacked a private residence and stole jewelry and video equipment, valued together at $4,382, between 2:30 and 5:45 p.m. Aug. 31.

Eagledale Avenue, 5200 block--Thieves smashed the front window of a private residence and stole a radio and tools, valued together at $5,125, between 8 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sept. 1.

Fair Park Avenue, 2100 block--Thieves stole video equipment and jewelry, valued together at $3,500, between 10:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Sept. 1.

Maemurray Drive, 5400 block--Prying open a rear door, thieves ransacked a residence and stole a gun and video equipment, valued together at $1,285, between 9 and 11:15 a.m. Sept. 2.

Glen Iris Avenue, 4900 block--Thieves stole equipment and tools, valued together at $1,230, from a garage/carport between 11 and 11:45 a.m. Sept. 2.

Colorado Boulevard and Ellenwood Drive--After asking a man for a light, thieves with a knife stole $140 from him at 11:55 p.m. Sept. 4.

Echo Park

Lobdell Place, 1800 block--Thieves used a bolt cutter to enter a garage and steal tools, valued at $7,250, on Sept. 2 or 3.

Whitmore Avenue, 2100 block--Acting

as though they had a gun, thieves confronted a man and stole cash and jewelry, valued together at $122, at 1:30 a.m. Sept. 3.

Elysian Park Avenue and Sunset Boulevard-- Pointing guns at a man's neck and head, thieves stole his car at 11:50 p.m. Sept. 4.

Sunset Boulevard and Beaudry Avenue--Thieves drove up next to a man waiting for a red light, then left their car and stole credit cards and $220 at gunpoint at 12:30 a.m. Sept. 5.

Glassell Park

North Figueroa Street, 3300 block--Vandals stacked cardboard against the door of a junior high school cafeteria and set it on fire between 8 and 8:15 p.m. Aug. 31.

Eagle Rock Boulevard, 3400 block--Thieves cut the locks on a garment factory and pried open the door to steal industrial equipment, valued at $18,000, between 10:45 and 11:15 p.m. Sept. 1.

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