SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: #BIRD #GRAFFITI #UNWANTED
Painted with a stencil before 9:45 a.m. June 20: an approximately 1-foot-square pink bird, similar to Twitter’s logo, on a cream stucco fence in the 3800 block of Beverly Drive.
A gold 1994 Acura Legend, stopped around 11:21 p.m. in the 4500 block of Byron Avenue after the driver twice failed to use his turn signal, smelled of burning marijuana and freshly sprayed air freshener. Police issued a possession of drug paraphernalia citation after finding a warm glass pipe and a grinder inside.
A drowsy 16-year-old driver said he had dozed off shortly after midnight while driving his parents’ 2011 Lexus RX 450h. The SUV jumped a curb, struck a 14-inch diameter tree, and flipped on its side in the 3800 block of Mockingbird Lane. The youth crawled out the open sun roof.