San Marino police are investigating a report that an unidentified woman robbed an elderly city resident of gold jewelry while the victim was walking on North Mission Drive last week. Continue reading “Woman Walking on Mission Drive Robbed of Jewelry, Police Say”
A Rosamond man who was arrested by San Marino police officers last week is believed to have been an accomplice of two people seen trying to break into a Robles Avenue home, authorities said.
The man, suspected by police of being the lookout and getaway driver for the alleged scheme, was released from the Alhambra jail on bail after being charged with attempted residential burglary and evading police by the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Continue reading “Arrested After Pursuit, Man Charged With Attempted Home Burglary”
A cadre of San Gabriel Valley police officers spent the hours from Sunday afternoon to Monday morning trying to corral a man who, a half-day after fleeing from a private ambulance, used an electrical pole to climb onto the roofs of San Marino homes before allegedly throwing terra-cotta roof tiles at officers. Continue reading “Man Allegedly Hurls Roof Tiles at Police, Falls From Atop House”
A married couple were robbed of a wallet, cellphone and keys at gunpoint on Saturday afternoon in La Cañada Flintridge, and authorities believe the two suspects also committed similar crimes the same day in Burbank and Highland Park. Continue reading “Couple Robbed at Gunpoint in LCF”
A 19-year-old man was taken into custody this week after he allegedly grabbed a 17-year-old boy’s shirt and threatened physical violence over a pair of car keys.
The Tujunga resident was arrested on suspicion of robbery, said Sgt. Alan Chu, a detective at the Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station. Continue reading “Man Arrested on Suspicion of Robbery”
A body found in mid-November near La Cañada Flintridge was recently identified as that of a 27-year-old woman who died of blunt force head trauma, officials said. Continue reading “Authorities Investigate Death of Woman Found Near LCF”
Two men arrested in connection with a San Marino burglary last week have bonded out of jail and await their next court appearance, according to San Marino police. Continue reading “Police Nab Burglary Suspects With Help From Other Cities”
Two suspects remained in custody Tuesday after being charged with burglarizing two San Marino homes and leading police on a high-speed chase last week.
A 20-year-old Los Angeles man and a 15-year-old boy are both charged with two counts of first-degree burglary and one count of evading a police officer, authorities said. The boy was arrested on Tuesday, Nov. 6, shortly after the burglaries were reported, and the 20-year-old man was arrested after San Marino police followed up by reviewing security camera footage from neighboring homes. Continue reading “Pair Arrested, Charged in Two Home Burglaries, Police Say”
Six alleged gang members were recently arrested and charged with 60 felony counts in connection with multiple home invasion robberies — including two in La Cañada Flintridge, in which the victims were tied up — and escaping with cash and property worth more than $1 million, authorities said.
Suspects are alleged to have worn masks and gloves as they forced their way into homes, restraining victims and threatening them at gunpoint as they demanded cash and valuables. Continue reading “Suspects Charged in Local Home Invasion Robberies”
Local law enforcement personnel continue to search for a woman they allege broke into a pair of lockers at local gyms to take personal belongings, including car keys that she used to steal both victims’ cars for a short time before returning the vehicles to locations near where they’d been parked when she took them. Continue reading “Cars Stolen After Locker Thefts, Authorities Say”