Smartphones Swiped at AT&T
On June 21, a male contacted the police regarding a burglary at the at 895 Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada. The man saw two males enter the store. He was preoccupied with another customer, but asked the two customers if they needed any help. They stated, “No… we are just looking around.” Both of the men browsed the store for about five minutes and stopped in front of the smartphone displays located near the rear door. After a few seconds, the man heard the phone’s display security alarm go off and the alarm only goes off when the phone is detached from the display without authorization. He looked in the direction of the rear door and saw both suspects run out of the store with four phones in hand. Two of the phones were Samsung Galaxy Note Cell phones, worth $599 each, and two HTC One X Cell phones, worth $549 each. The four phones were valued at $2,299 in total.
Burglars Take Backseats of Car
A male found his car burglarized at the 400 block of Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada on June 22. The car’s alarm went off in a parking lot and the robber was seen leaving the car. The robber then entered the passenger side of a white van and the van drove off. The owner of the car later appeared and noticed that the rear seat of his car was taken. The seats were worth $1,200.
Vandals Smash Church Windows
On June 20, a female told the police about a vandalism occurrence at the First Church of Christ on 600 Foothill Boulevard in La Cañada. On June 18, she found three brown glass-stained windows smashed. She does not know how the windows were smashed and there were no surveillance cameras in the building. The windows were valued at $500.
Cash, Credit Cards Nabbed
A 52-year-old La Cañada female living at the 4000 block of Robin Hill Road reported a theft on June 19. She told the police that on April 23, robber(s) had stolen her wallet containing $40 in cash and various credit cards while she was at the 76 Gas Station at the intersection of Glen Oaks and Central Boulevard in Glendale, California. When she was done fueling her car, she noticed that her rear passenger side door was open. She thought nothing of it and drove to work. When she returned home, she noticed her wallet was missing from her bag. That day, she contacted her credit card companies to report the cards as stolen. On April 25, she received her stolen wallet in the mail but the items were missing. On May 10, she received a credit card statement and was asked to file a police report when she contacted the credit card company.