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  • Crime Blotter-Jan. 12

    The following were taken from reports on file at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station: Area 1 3100 block of Brookhill Street: A resident called the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station after he noticed three woman trying to open the door of his car at...
  • Laws redirect thieves from prison to jail

    Recent changes to state law will result in many theft-related crimes formerly charged as felonies to be handled as misdemeanors. Locally, this means many thieves who commit property crimes in La Caņada Flintridge and surrounding areas will be spending...
  • Crime Blotter-Jan. 27

    The following were taken from reports on file at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station Area 1 3900 block of Park Place: A 2011 Toyota Camry was reported stolen at 9 a.m. on Jan. 20. The owner of the vehicle told deputies he'd parked his car in the...
  • Crime report, April 1: Truck with 50 copies of the Times stolen

    La Caņada Flintridge 920 Foothill Blvd.: A woman's wallet was stolen from her purse while she shopped at Sprouts Market between 3 and 3:30 p.m. Friday, March 23. A credit card from the wallet was later used to obtain a $4,000 cash advance. 5500 block of...
  • Three arrested for daylight robberies of Crescenta Valley High students

    Three men were arrested in La Crescenta Thursday after attempting three separate robberies of Crescenta Valley High School teens, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. After school Thursday three Crescenta High students, 17, 17,...
  • Crime Blotter - October 12

    Area 1 3000 block of Community Avenue: The front door knob, a second story window screen and kitchen window of a house were damaged in an attempted burglary between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3. The would-be burglars were unable to gain entry...
  • Crime blotter, April 8: Couple steal $2,271 worth of cologne and perfume from the Rite Aid store

    La Caņada 500 block of Houseman Street: A briefcase was stolen out of a locked Ford SUV parked in its owner's driveway between 11 p.m. Sunday, April 1, and 8 a.m. Monday, April 2. The front driver-side window of the SUV had been smashed. 900 block of...
  • Crime report: Semi-truck and trailer stolen

    La Caņada Flintridge April 7 800 block of Wiladonda Drive: Attempted vehicle burglary, 2:25 a.m. A man heard his car alarm going off and went outside to find the door of his unlocked Honda minivan open and the alarm on his Honda SUV set off. Nothing...
  • Around Town: Joaquin, Rosita and history

    This story is true. Or not. At right about the time of the California Gold Rush, around 1849, a young man named Joaquin Murieta and his pretty wife Rosita traveled north from Mexico, to the California mining camps to mine for gold. The threads of...
  • Crime declines, watchfulness rises

    Despite an uptick in residential burglaries, there was an overall drop in crime in La Caņada Flintridge in 2011, a local law enforcement official said this week. Major crimes declined by 3.23% this year, according to statistics provided by Capt. David...
  • 2011 in Review: Power outages, school board shifts, Costa trial

    2011 in Review: Power outages, school board shifts, Costa trial
    La Caņada saw its share of troubling news in 2011, the most controversial being a complaint filed against a La Caņada High School teacher for having made ethnic slurs in her math classrooms. But there also were celebratory moments — for the...
  • Crime Blotter, Jan. 12: $10,900 in jewelry stolen from home

    Area 1 4800 block of Sunset Avenue: A home was burglarized while its owners were on vacation. The burglary took place sometime between 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 5 and 9 a.m. on Friday, Jan 6. The victims’ pet sitter arrived at the house to...