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PVP Blotter: Christmas Tree Arson, Copper Pipe Theft

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Lomita Station supplied this information on crime in Rolling Hills Estates, Rolling Hills and unincorporated areas of the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

FILE PHOTO: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department patch.
FILE PHOTO: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department patch.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Lomita Station reported the following crimes and arrests in Rolling Hills Estates, Rolling Hills and unincorporated areas of the Palos Verdes Peninsula for the period of time spanning Dec. 29 through Jan. 18.


Rolling Hills Estates

Two people were arrested on suspicion of burglary and forgery. One person was arrested on suspicion of robbery.

Vehicle burglary

Jan. 13; 5700 block of Ravenspur Road
Someone smashed the front passenger window of a vehicle and stole a black men's sports jacket, black men's Pump jacket, HP laptop, black Apple iPad and an Apple iPod with keyboard.

Structure burglary

Jan. 6-9; Peninsula Center
Someone stole a red Honda 1065SS pressure washer from the Peninsula Center.

Shoplifting

Jan. 11; Peninsula Drive
Two people were arrested on suspicion of stealing a bottle of Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey from an open business. No loss was reported as the liquor was recovered.

Petty theft

Dec. 30; 4900 block of Elmdale Drive
Camera lighting equipment, miscellaneous gift cards and a gold necklace were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Dec. 29-30; 4800 block of Rockbluff Drive
A black and red pair of basketball shoes was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in a driveway.

Residential burglary

Dec. 30; Encanto Drive
Someone shattered a home's window and stuck his head in. The victim shouted and scared the burglar away. The culprit was described as a Hispanic or white man in his 20s-30s with brown-blond hair.


Rolling Hills

No arrests were reported in Rolling Hills.

Arson

Jan. 4; Crest Road
Someone lit two Christmas trees on fire in a parking lot.

Residential burglary

Jan. 6-13; Georgeff Road
Someone stole about 300 feet of copper plumbing from a home that was being remodeled.


Palos Verdes Peninsula

No arrests were reported in the Estates, Westfield and other unincorporated areas of the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

Attempted residential burglary

Jan. 7; 3600 block of Hidden Lane
Someone tried to break into a home in The Estates while the victim was home. Pry marks were discovered on the front door.

Grand theft auto

Jan. 1; 26800 block of Westvale Road
A blue 2000 four-door Honda Civic was stolen from Westfield but later recovered.

Questions on this blotter should be addressed to editor Nicole Mooradian at nicole.mooradian@patch.com.

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