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RPV Blotter: Chicken, Potted Plants Stolen From Business

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Lomita Station supplied this information on crime in Rancho Palos Verdes.

FILE PHOTO: Police lights. Photo credit Nicole Mooradian.
FILE PHOTO: Police lights. Photo credit Nicole Mooradian.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Lomita Station reported the following crimes and arrests in Rancho Palos Verdes for the week spanning Nov. 17 through Dec. 7.

From Jan. 12-18, one person was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, one person was arrested on drug charges and one person was arrested on suspicion of driving with a suspended license.

From Jan. 5-11, three people were arrested on drug charges, one person was held in contempt of court and someone was arrested on suspicion of driving with a suspended license.

Shoplifting

Jan. 14; 30000 Block of Hawthorne Boulevard
A white woman in her 40s or 50s standing about 5 feet 5 inches and weighing about 115 pounds with brown hair stole a chicken from an open business. She also tried to steal miscellaneous potted plants in front of the business. She left the area in a white compact car with Arizona license plates and "For Sale" signs in the rear windows.

Vehicle burglaries

Jan. 15-16; 4100 block of Admirable Drive
The rear passenger window of a vehicle was smashed and a Ralph Lauren wallet, miscellaneous gift cards, $3, a work permit and a black and turquoise Adidas backpack were stolen. The vehicle was parked in a driveway and some of the property was recovered from a neighbor's lawn.

Jan. 15-16; 3600 block of Cliffsite Drive
LP luggage, miscellaneous clothing, shoes and gold hoop earrings were stolen from a vehicle. There were no signs of forced entry.

Jan. 12-18; Rockinghorse Road
An AM/FM Alpine CD player and black iPod were stolen from a vehicle. It's not known how the burglar entered the vehicle; there were no signs of forced entry.

Jan. 8-9; Santa Barbara Drive
A black iPod, two iPod Nanos and Prada sunglasses were stolen from a vehicle parked in a driveway. There were no signs of forced entry.

Jan. 8-9; 5300 block of Valley View Road
A Garmin Nuvi 1400 GPS, white USB cable, multi-tool and phone mount were stolen from a vehicle parked in the driveway. There were no signs of forced entry, and authorities believe the burglary was related to a similar one on Santa Barbara Drive.

Petty theft

Jan. 18-19; 3400 block of Coolheights Drive
A premium car cover was stolen.

Jan. 13-14; 30000 block of Tarapaca Road
A Motorola Atrix cellphone and Garmin Nuvi GPS were stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked in a driveway.

Jan. 9; 2900 block of Western Avenue
Someone used a fake check to buy a key.

Jan. 6; 4300 Via Frascati
A pair of Mercedes headphones was stolen from an unlocked vehicle. The thief rummaged through the vehicle and caused internal damage.

Residential burglaries

Jan. 17-18; 4300 block of Miraleste Drive
Three Western Digital hard drives, a wooden Korean wedding chest and Mirage speakers were stolen from a residence. there were no signs of forced entry.

Jan. 14; 28100 block of Mount Rushmore Road
A black safe containing a marriage license, Asian currency, silver dollars and a brown Louis Vuitton purse were stolen from a home. The hinges to the front door were broken and found on the home's floor.

Jan. 6; Via Malona
A Rolex watch with a white leather strap, an Omega gold watch and $900 were stolen from a residence. The screen was removed from an unlocked kitchen window.

Jan. 4-5; 4000 block of Palos Verdes Drive South
Someone smashed a second-story window in a vacant house and used water from a bathroom sink.

Grand theft

Jan. 15-16; 26800 block of Basswood Avenue
Miscellaneous gift cards, a women's wallet, California driver's license and numerous credit cards were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Jan. 7; 31000 block of Ganado Drive
A purse, car keys, $380, a California driver's license, miscellaneous credit cards, miscellaneous gift cards, Guess purse, wallet, red LG cellphone, brown backpack and Samsung Galaxy 3 cellphone were stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

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

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