Sirens: Malibu Crime Report 2.6 – 2.16

Crime Report

The following incidents were reported between 2/6-2/16:


Home invasion

Around $5,600 worth of electronics were stolen from a home on Larkspur Lane. The sliding doors were shattered and a Samsung smart television, a Wii U game console and AMP speakers were stolen. The sliding door was estimated to cost $2,000 to repair.


Grocery games

Deputies responded to a vehicle burglary on Entrada Road in Topanga. The window was smashed and the victim’s bag containing credit cards was stolen from the rear driver-side seat. The victim was later notified that a $1,011 purchase was made at a supermarket in Canoga Park. 


Thieves at it again

Deputies responded to a grand theft at a CVS Pharmacy in Malibu. An estimated $1,099 worth of Dr. Scholls inserts, $1,945 worth of cosmetics and $209 worth of alcohol was stolen from the store. The shopping center security notified the manager about two females she recognized who shoplifted in the center before in the last 12 months and were seen in the store. The manager notified the police and the suspects exited the store with two large handbags and drove off in a silver Toyota Camry. A customer took photos of the suspects acting suspicious and sent the photos to the manager and the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff’s Station. The security footage showed the suspects pulling items from the shelves and putting them in their hand bags before exiting the store without paying.  


Hike heist

A designer bag, wallet and MacBook laptop were stolen from a vehicle parked at Corral Canyon Park. The victim went for a hike and, upon return, the front passenger-side window was smashed and the vehicle was ransacked. The victim said the wallet contained all her credit cards, but was able to call and cancel them when the deputies arrived. The deputy observed the vehicle and saw the glass around the passenger-side rear window appeared to have been smashed with a sharp tool. The designer bags were worth $2,800 and the MacBook was worth $1,500. The window was estimated to cost $1,000 to repair. 

Jewel thief

An estimated $5,000 worth of handbags and jewelry were stolen from a home on Bluewater Road. The victim noticed the front window of the property was smashed and multiple rooms appeared to have been ransacked with several drawers and doors open.

Timepiece taken

About $52,900 worth of jewelry, including pearls and a gold Rolex, were stolen from a home on Dume Drive. The victim said he received an alert that the doors and windows were opened and, upon return, a window was shattered and the master bedroom was ransacked. The deputy observed the area and noticed multiple drawers and doors open and took digital photographs of the broken glass leading to the master bedroom. The victim said his security cameras were no longer working since the Woolsey Fire.


Tech theft

A Canon camera worth $1,200 and black iPhone were stolen from a vehicle parked on Rambla Vista. The vehicle was left unlocked and the sunroof left open; however, the victim said his belongings were located in the trunk. There were no damages made to the vehicle. 



Deputies responded to a vehicle burglary at El Matador State Beach. An estimated $1,690 worth of computer equipment was stolen while the victim was at the beach. The victim’s backpack, containing multiple credit cards and a black laptop, were stolen. The victim was later notified that a $969.22 purchase was made on their Capital One credit card at a Target nearby.