First published in the April 2 print issue of the Glendale News Press.
Glendale Police Department
Investigators are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a man suspected of using a cellphone to view at least one woman while she was using a changing room at a store in the 200 block of Glendale Avenue at around 5 p.m. Sunday, March 13. The man was described as being white or Hispanic with an average build and standing 5 feet-7 inches tall, and was wearing a backward blue baseball cap, dark clothes, a jacket and white shoes.
A 29-year-old Glendale man was arrested on suspicion of illegal possession of a loaded firearm and possessing a firearm with a controlled substance after officers stopped him for allegedly being illegally parked in a handicap spot in the 700 block of Pacific Avenue at around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 29. Officers reported finding a loaded handgun without a serial number, along with heroin, oxycodone and drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle.
A 25-year-old transient man and 20-year-old Glendale man were arrested at around 10 p.m. Saturday, March 26, after being pulled over near the intersection of Pacific Avenue and Wilson Avenue and allegedly having a loaded “ghost gun” in their vehicle. The transient man was booked for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and the Glendale man was booked for carrying a concealed weapon in a vehicle, carrying a loaded firearm in public and possessing a large-capacity magazine.
Crescenta Valley Sheriff’s Station
An unidentified man was captured on security footage on multiple occasions trying to burglarize a home in the 3000 block of Gertrude Avenue in La Crescenta. The man — who wore a reflective vest, green shirt, gray pants, black boots, white face mask and bucket hat — shattered a window at the home before running off at around 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 22. The would-be intruder was previously seen knocking on the door, scaling the garage and moving security cameras in different directions on Saturday, March 19.
A catalytic converter was reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 2300 block of Del Mar Road in Montrose sometime between 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, and 9 a.m. Wednesday, March 23.
An unknown person was reported to have vandalized a Ram pickup truck parked on the street in the 2500 block of Mayfield Avenue in Montrose sometime between 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, and 6 a.m. Thursday, March 24. The vandal shattered one of the truck’s windows and dented one of its doors.
Information was gathered from incident reports and press releases prepared by the Glendale Police Department and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Crescenta Valley Station.