Area 1: 1000 block of West Burbank Boulevard
At 5:45 p.m. on March 2, Manuel Alvarado was arrested for allegedly attempting to steal a $13,000 diamond bracelet from Costco. While Alvarado was viewing the bracelet, he allegedly looked at the employee and told him, “You know what? I’m just going to run out with it now.” He turned to run out of the store, but tripped and fell. He was detained by the employee and security officers until he was booked on grand theft and burglary charges.
1800 block of Jackson Street
At 10 a.m. on March 3, a man entered a home through an unlocked door but the resident inside grabbed a kitchen knife and ran after the suspect. The intruder jumped into the passenger seat of a gray, older model four-door vehicle, possibly a Volkswagon hatchback.