Electronics, Jewelry Taken During Residential Burglary

A look at recent crime in Sierra Madre.

Crime blotter information provided by the Sierra Madre Police Department.

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013

On Jan. 16, a residential burglary occurred in the 600 block of Valle Vista Drive
between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. while the residents were at work. Unknown
suspect(s) entered through one of a number of unsecured doors
and ransacked the bedrooms and closets. While inside, the suspect(s)
barricaded the dog door with furniture to prevent the dog from entering
the residence. A laptop computer, small electric devices and jewelry were
taken during the break-in.

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Residents should call 9-1-1 to report any police, fire, or medical emergency, including:

  • Crimes in progress or crimes that have just occurred
  • Suspicious activity or behavior
  • Fights or domestic violence
  • Suicide attempts
  • Building fires, brush fires, trash fires, or any other fires
  • Traffic accidents
  • Any medical emergency for which immediate care is needed
  • Vicious animals – but not a bear walking through the neighborhood or yard

Residents are asked not to call 9-1-1 to report any non-emergency problems or to ask questions; instead, please call the Police Department's non-emergency line at (626) 355-1414. 


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