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Redondo Beach Crime: EKG Machine Theft

The following information was supplied by the Redondo Beach Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

The Redondo Beach Police Department recently dealt with a couple of assaults, a burglary and a domestic situation, according to the department's Recent Law Enforcement Events news release covering reports received Jan. 11 through Thursday.

Commercial burglaries in Redondo Beach

Ali R. Farjam was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting Monday evening. According to police, he entered the Target next to the South Bay Galleria and took merchandise without paying. Officers also suspect him in two other shoplifting cases. No loss was reported as the items were recovered.

Someone walked into an unlocked office and removed cash from a business in the 600 block of North Harbor Drive on Sunday afternoon.

Residential burglaries in Redondo Beach

At some point between Monday night and Tuesday morning, a burglar smashed the passenger window of a car parked in a secured underground lot in the 1300 block of South Catalina Avenue and stole a computer bag containing a Toshiba laptop, digital storage discs and business checks.

Someone entered a secured parking structure in the 500 block of North Francisca Avenue at some point between the evening of Jan. 10 and the morning of Jan. 11, opened an unlocked vehicle and stole an iPod.

A burglar used bolt cutters to steal a beach cruiser in an unsecured carport in the 1700 block of Aviation Boulevard on the evening of Jan. 7.

Vehicle burglaries in Redondo Beach

Someone smashed the rear driver's side window of a 2007 Toyota Tacoma parked in the 1300 block of South Catalina Avenue between Jan. 11 and Saturday. The culprit stole an EKG machine, gym bag, shoes and headphones.

Cash, a check, a purse, a wallet and debit cards were stolen just before noon Saturday from a 2009 Ford Escape parked in the 2000 block of Aviation Way. The burglar was described as a white man standing 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing about 160 pounds.

At some point between the evening of Jan. 10 and the morning of Jan. 11 in the 400 block of North Prospect Avenue, someone entered a 2005 Mazda MPV via unknown means and stole an iPad, laptop, iPod, iPhone cables and earbuds.

Stolen and recovered vehicles in Redondo Beach

Someone stole a gray 2003 Chong Motor Scooter, license No. 19MO428, rom the 100 block of yacht Club Way on the morning of Jan. 9.

A black 1997 Ford Econoline 250 van stolen from the 1900 block of Ernest Avenue on Dec. 15 was recovered Tuesday by the Long Beach Police Department.

A white 1999 Ford Econoline van stolen from the 300 block of South Pacific Coast Highway on Jan. 5 was recovered Wednesday by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Compton Station.

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

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Jennifer Malara January 18, 2013 at 04:03 PM
The EKG machine belonged to my son. His truck was parked in the underground secured parking at his apartment complex. It really sucks when someone breaks into your car, house and steals your belonging. Shame on you
Nicole Mooradian (Editor) January 18, 2013 at 06:53 PM
Sorry to hear that, Jennifer. Hopefully police will find the person who did it.

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