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Crime Log

September 16, 1993

The following are selected entries from the crime logs of local law enforcement agencies between Sept. 6 and Sept. 12:


East Harvard Street, 1100 block--A man posing as a roof repairman entered a woman's house and stole her wallet containing $1,000 at 1 p.m. Sept. 9.

Avenue, 900 block--Thieves punched a hole through a wood door and stole dresses valued at $7,233 from a clothing manufacturer Sept. 9 or 10.

South Brand Boulevard, 1800 block--While one thief diverted the attention of a rental company employee, a second thief stole a pressure washer valued at $1,702 from the company yard at 1:20 p.m. Sept. 10.

North Verdugo Road, 1500 block--Vandals lit a banner hanging on a gas station door, shattering the glass and causing $125 worth of damage at 10:10 p.m. Sept. 10.

Riverside Drive and Justin Avenue--A thief grabbed a woman's purse containing $60 at 7:40 p.m. Sept. 11.

North Orange Street, 500 block--Vandals poured a flammable liquid on the side of a car belonging to a theater manager and ignited the substance at 11:45 p.m. Sept. 11.

La Crescenta

Foothill Boulevard and Glenwood Avenue-- A thief took a woman's wallet containing $55 at 7 p.m. Sept. 6.

Eagle Rock

Campus Road, 1600 block--Thieves entered a student housing facility and stole computer equipment valued at $3,000 in a theft discovered Sept. 7.

Langdale Avenue, 2500 block--After entering through the rear window of a residence, thieves stole video equipment and cassettes or records, valued together at $1,900, between 7:45 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. Sept. 7.

College View Place, 1700 block--Thieves forced open a rear window and stole cash and video equipment valued together at $1,000 from a residence between 7:40 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8.

Campus Road, 1600 block--After entering a classroom through an unlocked door, thieves stole camera equipment, valued together at $7,000, from a university between 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Sept. 8.

Norwalk Avenue, 2100 block--Thieves asked a woman for directions then grabbed her purse containing $105 at 12:10 a.m. Sept. 9.

Brampton Road, 1300 block--After prying open the garage door of a residence, thieves stole tools valued at $2,000 between 6:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Sept. 9.

Escarpa Drive, 1900 block--A thief stealing video equipment valued at $450 from a home was caught by the resident, then fled after simulating having a gun at 10:05 a.m. Sept. 10.

Fair Park Avenue, 2200 block--Thieves in a car drove next to a woman, reached out of the window and took her purse containing $90 at 3:10 p.m. Sept. 11.

Norwalk Avenue, 2200 block--Thieves cut the window screen of a residence and stole camera equipment and jewelry, valued together at $1,705, between 5 and 11:50 p.m. Sept. 11.

Addison Way, 2200 block--After prying off the side screen of a residence, thieves stole cash and a radio, valued together at $1,389, between 5:45 and 11:45 p.m. Sept. 11.

Tonawanda Avenue, 1500 block--As a man got out of his car, thieves pointed a gun at him and stole cash and food, valued together at $121, at 10:30 p.m. Sept. 11.

Echo Park

Glendale Boulevard, 1300 block--Thieves posing as customers ordered donuts and hot chocolate, then pulled a gun and stole $27 at 8:10 a.m. Sept. 6.

Riverside Drive and Newell Street--A thief grabbed a woman's purse containing $605 at 2 p.m. Sept. 6.

Grafton Street, 1700 block--After smashing a bedroom window, thieves ransacked a residence and stole jewelry and tapes and records valued together at $1,300 between 8 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8.

West Sunset Boulevard, 1700 block--Thieves with a gun posed as customers then stole $105 from a business at 2:20 p.m. Sept. 8.

Glassell Park

Drew Street, 3300 block--While a man tried to sell a microwave to some bystanders, a thief jumped into the man's van and stole the vehicle at 2:30 a.m. Sept. 9.

Eagle Rock Boulevard, 4000 block--Thieves approached a man in a carwash and held a knife to his stomach as they stole $380 at 8 p.m. Sept. 10.

San Fernando Road, 3100 block--After ordering a dozen donuts, a thief with a gun stole $80 from the store at 4 a.m. Sept. 11.

Highland Park

Meridian and Kirby Streets--Thieves bumped the rear of a woman's car, then pulled a gun and stole $65 at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 6.

North Figueroa Street, 5800 block--Thieves wielding screwdrivers stole pizzas and $67 from a delivery person at 8:50 p.m. Sept. 7.

South Avenue 52, 200 block--Thieves with a gun stole $25 from a man in his front yard at 10:10 p.m. Sept. 8.

Monte Vista Street and Avenue 54--When a woman waiting for a bus saw a thief running at her, she ran into the street, only to be pushed down by the thief who stole her purse containing $506 at 5:55 a.m. Sept. 9.

Los Feliz

Finley Avenue, 4500 block--Using either a key or a lock pick, thieves entered a residence and stole a radio and video equipment valued at $2,700 in a theft discovered Sept. 6.

Boulevard, 4500 block--Thieves with a gun forced a woman to withdraw $4,000 from her bank between 1:45 and 3:30 p.m. Sept. 9.

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