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  • Sneaky thieves grab purses

    Recent purse snatchings and another attempted theft at Foothill Boulevard businesses have the Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station warning shoppers and store employees to keep a close eye on their belongings, and to stay on the lookout for a tricky couple...
  • 10-20-30 Years Ago

    Ten Years Ago: A 53-year-old Connecticut man who peddled fake moon rocks using falsified Jet Propulsion Laboratory documents to substantiate his claims pleaded guilty to six counts of mail and wire fraud. He had reportedly been selling "rocks" the size of...
  • Piece of Mind: Foolish is as foolish does

    Piece of Mind: Foolish is as foolish does
    May I be politically incorrect here? I hope so, because I feel the need to slap a few of my fellow citizens upside the head. Here goes: Don't be fools, people! Have you not heard or read the many warnings? When you leave something unattended in your...
  • La Caņada Flintridge crime blotter: Forgery suspect arrested

    May 17 Grand theft: 4500 block of Vinetta Avenue, 2 p.m. A man seen driving down Hampton Road and stopping in the middle of the street was stopped by a deputy, who recognized him as a forgery suspect. A search of the car revealed several checks, worth...
  • La Caņada crime blotter, June 3: Man allegedly assaulted by suspects wielding pipe wrench

    May 22 Theft and vandalism: 1919 Verdugo Blvd., 3 p.m. A fire extinguisher was stolen from inside the United Artists movie theater. Around the same time, five seats in one of the auditoriums sustained an estimated $500 in damage, apparently from being...
  • Crime blotter, June 10: Man punches another man in the face at Starbucks

    May 28 Theft: 600 block of Durwood Drive, between March 17 and May 28. More than $14,000 in collectible currency and silver cutlery was taken. A resident told deputies the collection was kept in the master bedroom, that the home had not been burglarized,...
  • Crime blotter, June 17: Domestic violence, identify theft

    June 11 Identity theft: 1100 block of Flintridge Avenue, 10:01 a.m. A woman was notified via email that her Social Security number had been used to file a tax return and that the person who filed the false return received a tax refund of $1,182....
  • Around Town: And second prize is two 7-Eleven stores

    Around Town: And second prize is two 7-Eleven stores
    Recent local developments have given rise to a new basis for the local slogan (“We're No. 2!”). The slogan is often applied to education, now that LCHS is No. 2 on some, but not all, standardized test results applicable to public secondary...
  • Crime blotter, July 1: Crescenta Valley High School tagged, Windows smashed at First Church of Christ

    June 15 Identity theft: 4500 block of Viro Road, 9 a.m. Stolen Social Security number used to open AT&T U-Verse account in Detroit. June 20 Vandalism: 600 Foothill Boulevard. Three windows smashed at the First Church of Christ. June 21 Shoplift:...
  • Crime blotter, July 8: Man allegedly assaults wife after she throws out his marijuana, whiskey

    June 26 Identity theft: 990 Town Center Drive, noon. A woman’s wallet was stolen while she was at Panera Bread. Her ATM card was used later that day to make a $923.08 purchase at the CVS pharmacy in Montrose. Attempted robbery: 2160 Foothill...
  • Burglary rate in La Caņada slows down

    Burglaries dropped dramatically in La Caņada Flintridge in June, though more burglars have struck the city so far this year than during the same period in 2010 or 2011. Crescenta Valley Sheriff's Station. Capt. David Silversparre said seven burglaries...
  • Crime Blotter, Jan. 19: Cell phones snatched from pedestrians

    Area 1 2400 block of Olive Avenue: The rear passenger window of a black Jetta was smashed sometime between 9 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15, and 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 16. The car doors had been left locked and it appeared no entry was made. No items were...