SHERIFF’S BLOTTER


Agoura Hills

A Land Rover was vandalized in the parking lot of LA Fitness on Roadside Drive on the morning of March 1. The owner parked on the east side of the lot and went inside to exercise for an hour. During that time the vehicle was keyed on the passenger side, leaving two large scratches and causing an estimated $2,000 worth of damage. Security cameras captured a man exiting a newer model Range Rover, black and white in color, and apparently causing the damage.

Sometime between Feb. 23 and 26 the catalytic converter was stolen from a Honda Accord parked in the 28100 block of Dorothy Drive. The cost to replace the part was estimated at $1,000.

Calabasas

A residence on Vicasa Drive was burglarized sometime between Jan. 14 and March 3. Multiple bedrooms were ransacked, with doors and safes broken into and clothing and other items thrown on the floor. It was not immediately clear what had been stolen. A rear glass door was shattered, and a ladder was left propped up against the south wall leading to the balcony.

A house on Batris Court was broken into after the owner went to pick up her daughter from school on March 1. A lower window in the back of the house was broken and the window screen was damaged. Among the items stolen were a Rolex watch, $1,000 in cash, diamond jewelry, Tiffany bracelets and gold necklaces, totalling around $18,000. The door was removed from a gun safe, causing $1,500 worth of damage, but no guns were taken. There were no security cameras.

On Feb. 29 two men ransacked the counters at the front of Ulta Beauty on Calabasas Road, stealing about 20 perfume tester bottles for a total loss of around $1,500.

Westlake Village

On March 5 or 6, a 2007 Pontiac Vibe parked in front of a residence on Lake Harbor Lane was stolen. The car had been left unlocked with the keys inside. The victim’s debit card was also stolen and used to make purchases of $80 at a Mobil gas station on Westlake Boulevard and $21.10 at a Starbucks on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. The vehicle was valued at $4,000.

A home on Saddlecrest Lane was broken into on March 2. One of the residents noticed that the door to the master bedroom was closed, which it never is, and opened it to see multiple dresser drawers pulled out and items scattered on the floor. Looking in the bathroom, she saw a window had been shattered. Four pieces of diamond and gold jewelry were stolen, totaling around $1,700. The cost to repair the window was estimated at $500. The house has no security cameras.

A man stole a microphone worth $1,195 from Guitar Center on Russell Ranch Road on Feb. 28. The thief, described as around 27 years old, asked if the store had a Neumann TCM 103 in stock. An employee brought one to the front and prepared to make the sale. The thief began counting his cash but then suddenly grabbed the mic and left the store without paying.