Blotter: Nooks, 3rd-Row Seats Stolen

The following information was supplied by the Redondo Beach and Torrance police departments. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

The Redondo Beach Police Department investigated a robbery and multiple burglaries, among others, according to the department's Part I crime recap covering reports received Sept. 20 through last Wednesday.

In addition, the Torrance Police Department took reports on a handful of incidents in the Hollywood Riviera during the week of Sept. 9-15, according to its weekly crime recaps.

Commercial burglaries in Redondo Beach

Police arrested Adam Marconi on suspicion of stealing food and pills early Sunday morning from a locked building in the 500 block of Torrance Boulevard.

Eric William Varner was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting Friday afternoon. Police believe he walked into multiple department stores at the South Bay Galleria, concealed merchandise and left. No loss was reported as the items were recovered.

A burglar pried open the front door of a business in the 200 block of Artesia at some point between late Sept. 20 and Friday morning. A cash box was reported stolen.

Residential burglaries in Redondo Beach

A Nook eReader was stolen at some point between Monday morning and late Tuesday night from a home in the 1200 block of Amethyst Street. Investigators aren't sure how the burglar entered.

A burglar walked through an unlocked rear sliding glass door into a home in the 200 block of Avenue G on Monday and stole a Canon camera, HP laptop, Tiffany jewelry, gold and diamond rings, duffel bag, passports, iPad and Nook eReader.

A telephone, MacBook, Sony camcorder, iPhone, Sony camera, leather fanny pack, debit card and a passport were stolen from a home in the 300 block of The Village at some point in the afternoon of Sept. 18.

Vehicle burglaries in Redondo Beach

The third-row seats were stolen from a locked 2007 Chevrolet Suburban parked in the 1200 block of South Helberta Avenue at some point between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.

A burglar somehow entered a locked 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe parked in the 200 block of Avenue G between Friday evening and Saturday morning. The burglar stole the third-row seats, a bag containing food and baby supplies, sheets, a comforter and a wallet with gift cards.

The third-row seats were also stolen from a 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe parked in the 1600 block of Haynes Lane between the evening of Sept. 6 and the morning of Sept. 7.

Vehicle burglaries in the Hollywood Riviera

A burglar used the victim's hide-a-key to enter a car parked in the 200 block of Paseo de la Playa on the afternoon of Sept. 10 and steal an iPod Touch, multiple wallets, a duffel and a cellphone.

Cash was stolen the afternoon of Sept. 10 from a car parked in the 300 block of Paseo de la Playa.

On Sept. 9, a purse, cellphone and keys were stolen from a car parked in the 300 block of Paseo de la Playa.

Vehicles stolen from Redondo Beach

Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Industry Station recovered a black 2001 Volkswagon Bug on Tuesday. The car was stolen between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning from the 800 block of Hopkins  Way.

A silver 2012 Chevrolet Traverse, license plate No. GVRP090, was stolen from the 400 block of South Broadway early Saturday morning.

A 1998 Nissan Altima stolen Sept. 18 from the 2700 block of Gates Avenue was recovered by Hawthorne police on Monday.

The California Highway Patrol's East Los Angeles Sector recovered Sept. 20 a 1998 Toyota Tacoma. The truck was stolen Aug. 25 from the 300 block of Avenue D.

Questions on this blotter should be addressed to editor Nicole Mooradian at nicole.mooradian@patch.com.


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