On Sep t . 29 someone snatched a $100 car key out of a backpack at the Ralphs grocery in The Commons. The key belonged to an employee, who had left it in a backpack in a break room.
A vandal damaged the coin-operated vacuum machine at the Mobil gas station on Reyes Adobe Road on Oct. 7. The culprit pulled their car up to the machine but parked in such a way as to block the attendant’s view of the vacuum. When the culprit left, the attendant realized the machine had been damaged. It’s unknown how much money was in the coin-operated vacuum, but the perpetrator caused $500 damage trying to break into it.
On Sept. 29 a thief entered the garage of a home on Passageway Place. They stole a road bike, an electric lawn mower and an electric lawn edger worth a total of $1,100. The owner reported the garage was locked, and there were no signs of forced entry.
On Oct. 3 someone stole a woman’s wallet out of her purse while she shopped at the Ralph’s in the Commons. The wallet contained her cash and credit and debit cards, all worth $50.
A thief took a woman’s wallet out of her purse while she ate at the Corner Bakery Cafe in the Commons on Oct.1. The woman had placed her open purse on the floor and later realized she’d been robbed. The wallet contained cash, her credit and debit cards, and driver’s license. The stolen items were worth $1,160.
Between Sept. 19 and Oct. 3 someone broke into a storage unit at Life Storage on Old Scandia Lane. The thief broke the keypad to access the unit and stole a Pepperdine University bachelor’s certificate, a box of graduation memorabilia, desk supplies, and an envelope of bank statements. The items were worth $300.