Palos Verdes Estates

Aug. 23

Traffic offense/warrant

About 4:44 a.m. in the 1800 block of Palos Verdes Drive West, an officer conducted a traffic stop and arrested the driver for driving on a suspended license. A passenger was released at the scene on a citation for an outstanding warrant.

Aug. 24

Vandalism

Before about 9:40 a.m. in the 3900 block of Via Cardelina, a vehicle was damaged by kicking the tailgate and rear passenger side fender, and pulling the rear license plate and rear wiper blade off the vehicle. The license plate and wiper blade were recovered in the bushes at the location.

Drugs/warrant arrest

About 11:38 p.m. at Palos Verdes Drive West and Via Zumaya, an officer conducted a traffic stop and arrested the driver for possession of a controlled substance and an outstanding warrant.

Aug. 25

Vandalism

700 block of Paseo Del Mar Prior to approximately 7:00 a.m., unknown suspect(s) pour a black tar like substance on the victim’s driveway causing permanent damage.

Burglary

About 12:35 a.m. in the 1400 block of Paseo Del Mar, an officer investigating suspicious activity in the area arrested someone for attempted burglary and possession of burglary tools.

Aug. 26

Impaired driver

About 12:46 a.m. in the 2000 block of Palos Verdes Drive West, an officer conducted a traffic stop and arrested the driver for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Drugs

About 1:59 a.m. in the 100 block of Palos Verdes Drive West, an officer conducted a traffic stop on a bicyclist and arrested the individual for possession of a controlled substance.

Drugs/warrant arrest

About 2:13 a.m. in the 600 block of Palos Verdes Drive West, an officer conducted a traffic stop and arrested the driver for possession of drug paraphernalia and driving without a license. A passenger also was arrested for three outstanding warrants.

Aug. 27

Theft-vehicle

Before about 12:19 p.m. in the 3900 block of Via Valmonte, entry was gained into a locked vehicle and the vehicle was reported stolen.

Identity theft

Before about Aug. 27, a resident’s credit card was obtained by unknown means and used to purchase miscellaneous goods and services.

Rancho Palos Verdes

Petty theft (unlocked vehicle)

Between about 2 p.m. Aug. 17 and 11 a.m. Aug. 18 in the 28500 block of Montereina Drive, a radio system, subwoofers, sunglasses, a wallet containing miscellaneous credit cards and papers and a social security card were reported stolen.

Grand theft (auto)

Between about 11 a.m. Aug. 19 and 9 p.m. Aug. 26 in the 28100 block of Peacock Ridge Drive, a 2007 red Hyundai Elantra was reported stolen.

Aug. 22

Attempt burglary (residential)

About 8:59 p.m. in the 5800 block of Ocean Terrace Drive, rear double-glass French doors were shattered. No loss was reported. The victim was home when he heard three knocks on his window. A few seconds later, the victim heard a loud noise towards the rear of his home and found that the master bedroom glass door had been smashed.

Burglary (residential)

Between about 2 p.m. Aug. 23 and 7 a.m. Aug. 25 in the 6500 block of La Garita Drive, an upstairs window screen was cut to an unsecured window. Miscellaneous jewelry was reported stolen.

Petty theft

Between about 4 p.m. Aug. 24 and 8:30 a.m. Aug. 25 in the 5600 block of Crestridge Road, a door was possibly left unlocked and miscellaneous boxes of snacks were reported stolen.

Burglary (commercial)

Between about 4:30 p.m. Aug. 24 and 7 a.m. Aug. 25 in the 3300 block of PV Drive West, there were no signs of forced entry. A table saws, palm sanders, a jig saw cord, a combination pack screw gun, a cord, a level laser, grinders, a drill with cord, a polisher and a radio battery were reported stolen.

Aug. 25

Petty theft

Between about 9 a.m. and 10 p.m. in the 28100 block of Peacock Ridge Drive, a baby-dog stroller was reported stolen.

Arrests/citations

During this time, one suspect was arrested for battery; two for drug possession; one for grand theft auto; three for receiving stolen property; two for vehicle violations; and three for outstanding warrants.

Rolling Hills Estates

Grand theft

Between about 5:30 p.m. July 1 and 11:14 a.m. Aug. 24 on Cresta Verde Drive, jewelry and coins were reported stolen.

Burglary (residential)

Between about 9 a.m. Aug. 7 and 12:33 p.m. Aug. 21 on Santa Cruz, a rear second-floor balcony glass door was shattered. No loss was reported.

Petty theft (vehicle parts)

Between about 3 p.m. Aug. 16 and 5:30 p.m. Aug. 22 in the 900 block of Silver Spur Road, a spare tire was reported stolen from an unlocked vehicle.

Aug. 21

Grand theft (auto)

Between about 6:30 and 11:00 a.m. at the Peninsula Shopping Center, a 2014 white Honda CRV was reported stolen.

Aug. 26

Petty theft

About midnight at the Peninsula Shopping Center, a purse, a wallet, a driver’s license, a gift card, money and miscellaneous documents were reported stolen.

Aug. 26

Petty theft (shoplifting)

About 12:36 a.m. at an open business in the Peninsula Shopping Center, power tools were reported stolen.

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