Sheriff’s Blotter

Agoura Hills

On May 23 someone broke into a car parked on Grasslands Trail by smashing the front passenger window with a package of D batteries, causing $500 in damage. The car was ransacked but nothing was taken.

The garage door of a home on Janlor Drive was vandalized May 22. The owner said it appeared a BB or pellet had broken the garage door window, causing about $225 in damage.

An attempted burglary occurred at Ladyface Ale Companie on Agoura Road the night of May 17. Security footage showed a man attempting to enter the premises around 3:10 a.m. He ran away when the restaurant’s alarm was triggered.

A thief stole a package from a home on Alfonso Drive on May 9. The recipient was home waiting for the package. He received notification the package had been dropped off, but when he checked it was not there. The package contained a $1,000 Acer computer.


On May 28, three purses worth $1,000 were stolen from the Kate Spade store at The Commons. An employee reported that a man walked in, grabbed the purses and walked out the front door.

A wallet was stolen from a purse at Marmalade Cafe in the Commons on May 27. The $200 wallet contained a driver’s license, credit cards and over $300 in cash. The thief used one of the cards to make a $1,500 purchase and attempted to make a $700 purchase, which was denied.

A thief broke into a car parked at the Commons on May 24, smashing the left rear passenger window, causing $400 in damage. Three temporary personal checks, worth $15, were stolen.

Two cars were burglarized May 24 outside Lovi’s Deli on Calabasas Road. The rear driver’s side window of a car was shattered in the morning, causing $400 in damage. A leather bag containing baby clothes and diapers, all worth $120, was stolen. In the evening the passenger window of a car was smashed, causing $300 in damage. The thief stole a backpack containing a laptop computer, worth more than $3,500.

A burglar broke into a home on Calle Joaquin on May 24. The owner returned to find that the rear sliding door was open and the front door was unlocked. The burglar stole $2,700 in cash and a Rolodex watch worth $2,500. Deputies found that the sliding door had been pried open, causing $300 in damage.

The air conditioning unit of a home on Parkmor Road was vandalized the night of May 22. Someone scratched a slur into the steel grate covering the air conditioner, causing $ 200 in damage.

On May 22 someone vandalized a car parked on Park Capri. A penis was carved into the hood, causing $2,000 in damage.

Two watches worth $1,400 were stolen from a home on Lost Hills Road the night of May 19. There were no signs of forced entry.

A thief stole two bicycles worth $2,500 from an apartment parking garage on Park Sorrento May 18.

Someone stole a MacBook Air laptop worth $1,000 from a home on Via Tecolote on May 16.

Westlake Village

On May 31, four purses worth $7,500 were stolen from T.J. Maxx on Thousand Oaks Boulevard.

On May 25, three cars parked outside of Westlake Brewing & Libations on Via Colinas were vandalized with a substance that caused the paint to peel off the vehicles. One car sustained $350 in damage, another $2,500 in defacement and the third $6,000 in disfigurement.

On May 24 someone stole a wallet with credit cards and up to $100 in cash out of a car at the Chevron gas station on Agoura Road. The owner parked at the pump and left her purse with the wallet on the passenger seat of the unlocked vehicle while she walked into the convenience store.

A thief took a cellphone and charger worth $105 from the Target store on Russell Ranch Road May 15. An employee reported seeing a man put the items into a backpack and enter the bathroom. The employee attempted to stop the man as he left the store. The thief pulled what may have been a switchblade knife out of his pocket and the employee let him leave.