Sirens: Malibu Crime Report from September 26 to October 5: | New
Hidden Key Crime
An iPhone, a branded wallet, a branded watch and $ 200 in cash were stolen from a vehicle parked near Surfrider Beach. The victim hid his key under a rock and could not locate it on his return. The victim was informed that a purchase of $ 10,826 had been made with his credit cards at Nordstrom in The Grove. The victim was also told that $ 2,500 was transferred to someone in San Francisco via Cash App.
A catalytic converter valued at $ 2,581 was stolen from a 2005 Prius parked on Coastline Drive. The victim noticed a loud noise after starting his vehicle. There were no security cameras available for the evidence.
A catalytic converter valued at $ 3,000 was stolen from a 2008 Prius parked on Seahorn Drive. The victim heard a loud noise coming from the vehicle and discovered that the catalytic converter was missing. There were no security cameras available for the evidence.
An estimated $ 2,140 worth of hydrangeas were stolen from a property in Broad Beach. The victim said the incident happened while the owner was on vacation and informed him of the missing plants. The victim said he looked through security cameras and saw the suspect, a woman, get out of a black Tesla and head for the factories. Another suspect was driving a gray Dodge truck parked in front of the property and began loading his vehicle with plants. The plants included three sago, a beaucarnea, and 12 hydrangeas.
A vehicle parked on Malibu Lagoon State Beach was broken into and a custom ring valued at $ 2,000 and several credit cards were stolen. The victim was informed that several purchases totaling $ 4,373 were made at the Nordstrom in Thousand Oaks.
Hidden Key Crime
An iPhone and Toyota key fob were stolen from Corral Beach as the victim was overhead. The iPhone was worth $ 700 and the keychain was worth $ 200.
Hidden Key Crime
A vehicle parked in front of Surfrider Beach was broken into and the victim’s safe where he placed the key fob was broken. The victim said the suspect entered with the keychain and his iPhone, wallet and surf gear were missing. There were no security cameras available for the evidence.
A BMW parked on Tuna Canyon Road has been vandalized; damage was estimated at $ 3,200. The victim said she contacted the nearest homeowner with a security system to provide evidence of the incident and was awaiting a response. The side mirrors and headlights of the BMW, as well as the windshield, were smashed.
Sunglasses valued at $ 200, a skateboard at $ 250 and blue jeans valued at $ 600 were stolen from a vehicle parked on Paseo Portola Street. The victim did not remember if she had locked her vehicle. The victim said the incident was caught on security camera and the suspect was seen going around the victim’s vehicle. The suspect was wearing a hoodie, but the video was too dark for a clear description.
It is estimated that $ 11,000 worth of designer bags, wallets and jewelry were stolen from a vehicle parked near Surfrider Beach. The victim’s iPhone was also stolen and said he tried to use the ‘Find My iPhone’ feature, but his phone was apparently turned off and could not indicate a location. There were no security cameras available for the evidence.
A house on Encina Road in Topanga was broken into and ransacked. The owner was abroad and was informed of the burglary by his assistant. The victim returned home and said the master bedroom and bathroom had been ransacked. The victim’s Glock pistol and trust and will documents were missing from the master bedroom closet. There were no security cameras available for the evidence. The weapon was valued at $ 1,000.
The owner of a property was notified via text message of a burglary at his home on Coastline Drive. The owner checked his property and said nothing appeared to be damaged or disturbed. The victim said the suspect was driving a red Toyota Tacoma and drove north on Coastline Drive.