Crime Report For December 2012


Note: All suspects are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.


Vehicle Burglaries

500 block E. Cypress Ave.
December 7, at 10:30 p.m. to 9:10 a.m. December 8
Vehicle:   2007 Volvo sedan
Entry:   Smashed window
Loss:  Backpack, sports dear, and electronics, valued at $390.

1100 block W. Olive Ave.
December 8, between 3:30 and 7:15 p.m.
Vehicle:   2010 Ford sedan
Entry:   Unknown
Loss:   Amusement park passes, credit cards, and cash, with an unknown total value.

500 block N. First St.
December 8, between 9:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.
Vehicle:   1999 Chevrolet SUV
Entry:   Passenger door lock punched
Loss:  Unknown

900 block W. Riverside Dr.
December 9, between 6 p.m. and 8:45 p.m.
Vehicle:   2005 Chevrolet SUV
Entry:   Driver’s door lock punched
Loss:   Stereo and navigation systems valued at $2,500.

200 block E. Palm Ave.
December 9, between 6 p.m. and 10:25 p.m.
Vehicle:   2012 Toyota sedan
Entry:   Unknown
Loss:   Cash, iPhone, and misc. items, valued at $535.


Bystanders Injured In Restaurant Altercation

Two men received laceration to their heads after someone threw something at them during an altercation at Olivia’s Restaurant, located at 245 E. Olive Ave.  The incident occurred at 1:30 a.m.  The victims, a 26 year-old man, and a 30 year-old man, both of Van Nuys, told police officers that they were innocent bystanders not involved in the assault. Police are calling the crime an assault with a deadly weapon. No suspects have been arrested so far.


Residential Burglaries

1900 block Keeler St.
November 21, at 1 p.m. to noon December 7
Entry:   Unknown
Loss:   Clothing and cooking utensil, valued at $710.

300 block S. Virginia Ave.
November 21, at noon, to November 25, at noon
Entry:   Unknown
Loss:   Jewelry, and electronics valued at $1,359.