Bird Rock skate shop in La Jolla robbed of $3,200 in merchandise
By Pat ShermanAdrenalina, 5726 La Jolla Blvd., Suite 105, was robbed of an estimated $3,200 in merchandise during a burglary at around 5:45 a.m. March 21, according to co-owner Pablo Lanatta.
The suspect or suspects broke a glass window to gain entrance to the story. The alarm sounded and police were dispatched to the scene, though not before numerous skateboards had been stolen.
Lanatta said it is the second time in six months the store has been robbed.
Anyone with information about the crime is urged to call San Diego Police at (858) 552-1631 or (619) 235-TIPS (8477).
Crime ReportMarch 16
■ Grand theft (more than $950), 8500 block Villa La Jolla Drive, 1 a.m.
■ Residential burglary, 6600 block La Jolla Boulevard, 4:30 p.m.
■ Residential burglary, 5900 block Waverly Avenue, 4:30 p.m.
■ Petty theft, 6400 block La Jolla Boulevard, 10 p.m.
■ Petty theft, 5400 block La Jolla Boulevard, 10:30 p.m.
■ Residential burglary, 400 block Dunemere Drive, 4 p.m.
■ Commercial burglary (five Motorola short-range radios, $1,400 estimated loss), 4100 block Torrey Pines Road (J. Craig Venter Institute), 5:30 p.m.
■ Grand theft (more than $950), 1100 block Prospect Street, 6:50 p.m.
■ Vehicle break-in theft, 8600 block Villa Mallorca, 6 p.m.
■ Vehicle break-in theft, 8700 Via La Jolla Drive, 11:30 p.m.
■ Commercial burglary, 5700 block La Jolla Boulevard, 5:43 a.m. (skate shop, see adjacent news brief)
■ Commercial burglary (computer, bath oils), 6500 block La Jolla Boulevard (Firebird Touch Therapy), 10:43 p.m. Suspect was seen by witness climbing onto roof, cutting open a window screen and entering an unlocked window. Suspect was arrested leaving the building while attempting to hide.
■ Petty theft, 2000 block Spindrift Drive, 12 p.m.