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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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