MONDAY, Dec. 3

  • NOISE -- A resident on Washington Avenue called at 1:30 p.m. to report a man sitting in a car playing a tuba for several hours. He was gone when officers investigated.

    TUESDAY, Dec. 4

  • SUSPICIOUS NOISE -- At 3 a.m. the manager of an apartment building on Cornell Avenue reported hearing what sounded like someone rattling a window and door on the second floor of the building. He was concerned because there is a history of a homeless man breaking into the apartments. Officers investigated.

  • ROBBERY & ASSAULT -- At 1:30 p.m. an Evelyn Avenue resident reported that when she returned home she saw a man outside her home with some of her belongings. She said she was then hit on the head and knocked unconscious but refused medical attention. About 20 minutes later a person came to the police station to turn in two purses that were found on the street near Solano and San Pablo avenues. The purses belonged to the woman. Officers are investigating.

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 5

  • AUTO THEFT -- During the night a car was stolen near Talbot and Washington avenues.

  • WARRANT -- Officers arrested a Richmond woman on the 900 block of Carmel Avenue at about 1:30 p.m. for an outstanding warrant.

  • DISTURBANCE -- At 6 p.m. officers received a call about a man and a woman arguing and yelling on Garfield Street. Officers contacted the couple and advised them of the complaint and they moved on.

  • TRESPASSING -- At 6:30 p.m. officers received a complaint about a person on the 800 block of Kains Avenue who was loitering and sleeping on the property and refusing to leave. Officers arrested the Richmond man for suspicion of trespassing.

  • INTOXICATED -- Officers received a call from Max's Liquors on San Pablo Avenue at 10 p.m. regarding a person who had been drinking and who was attempting to purchase liquor. Officers arrested the Vallejo man for suspicion of disorderly conduct.

  • AUTO BREAK-IN -- At 10:45 p.m. a Santa Fe Avenue resident reported hearing the car alarm go off about four minutes prior and found that someone had broken into the 2006 green Toyota Prius. It was not certain at the time of the report if anything had been taken from the car.

    THURSDAY, Dec. 6

  • DISTURBANCE -- At 7:30 a.m. officers received complaints that a man and woman with a baby carriage were going through recycling bins and taking items. Officers contacted the couple and warned them about their behavior and the complaints.

  • AUTO BREAK-IN -- During the night thieves broke into a car on Stannage Avenue and stole keys to a van. Officers are investigating.

  • THEFT -- A man was reported to have stolen two bottles of liquor from Beverages & More at about noon. The suspect was last seen on foot near the Mechanic's Bank driveway.

  • HOME BREAK-IN -- At 2:30 p.m. an Adams Street resident reported that during the night a thief entered through a front window, stole a laptop and then exited through a rear door.

    FRIDAY, Dec. 7

  • WARRANT -- Officers responded to the Safeway store on Solano Avenue at 7:30 a.m. on reports that a man was yelling at customers inside the store and refusing to leave. Officers arrested the Albany man for an outstanding warrant.

    SATURDAY, Dec. 8

  • WARRANT -- At 1 a.m. officers contacted a person in the 500 block of San Pablo Avenue who was acting suspiciously. They arrested the Oakland man for an outstanding warrant.

  • DUI -- Officers stopped a vehicle near Buchanan and Pierce streets at 4 a.m. for a vehicle code violation and arrested an Albany man for suspicion of DUI and driving without a license.

  • VANDALISM -- During the night vandals damaged a sign and potted plants at a Kains Avenue residence.

  • AUTO BREAK-IN -- A car was burgled overnight on Marin Avenue.

  • WARRANT -- At 4:30 p.m. officers arrested a Berkeley woman near Kains and Marin avenues for an outstanding warrant.

  • ASSAULT -- Officers arrested a Richmond woman at the end of Buchanan Street for suspicion of felonious assault at 5 p.m.

    SUNDAY, Dec. 9

  • WARRANT -- At 11 p.m. officers responded to complaints from a resident on Marin Avenue near Ordway Avenue that someone was on the porch and wouldn't leave. Officers arrested the San Francisco man for an outstanding warrant.

    -- Kristina Osborn