The following incidents were reported between 8/19 – 8/30:
Surfing gear gone
Deputies responded to a grand theft call on Rambla Vista in Malibu. The victim said a Dakine backpack, two adult wetsuits, American Eagle leather wallet, two women’s bikinis and a pink beach bag were stolen from his vehicle. There was no damage to the vehicle; however, the victim believed he must have left his vehicle unlocked.
More than $2,000 worth of tools were stolen from a construction site on Pacific Coast Highway. The victim told deputies his construction workers left equipment inside the home and the following day multiple tools were missing. The victim said they made sure the doors were locked before leaving; however, when they returned the front door was unlocked. Two DeWalt orbital lasers, three DeWalt impact drills, two DeWalt battery-powered drills, sanders, band saws and multiple hammers were stolen from the site.The victim believes the suspect gained access by climbing over a low wall at the front door of the property. There were no security cameras available for evidence.
Deputies received a call regarding a stolen trash can on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu. The victim said she had placed the trash bins on the curb and was unable to locate her trash bins a few hours later. The victim contacted Universal Waste Systems Incorporated and filed a report with law enforcement to receive a new trash bin.
Deputies responded to a petty theft on Malibu Road. The victim said the headlights to his vehicle were missing. The deputy observed the vehicle but was unable to find pry marks or damages to the surrounding areas. According to the report, the headlights appeared to have been carefully removed. The deputy observed the security cameras located on the west side of the property; however, they seemed to have been spray painted the night the victim’s lights were allegedly stolen. There were no other damages made to the cameras.