Albany police log
01/10/2013 08:39:15 AM PST
01/10/2013 08:39:15 AM PST
SUNDAY, Dec. 30 VANDALISM -- Vandals overnight spray-painted the screen in the baseball field near the dog park at Memorial Park on Portland Avenue.
MONDAY, Dec. 31 DISTURBANCE -- Officers responded to the 1100 block of Solano Avenue on reports that a transient woman was in back of a restaurant who appeared to be intoxicated and unable to take care of herself. Officers arrested the El Cerrito woman for suspicion of disorderly conduct. DUI -- At midnight officers arrested an Oakland woman in the 1000 block of San Pablo Avenue for suspicion of DUI and drug possession.
TUESDAY, Jan. 1 DUI -- At 8 p.m. officers investigated a car on Evelyn Avenue near Solano Avenue that was traveling with one wheel off as if it had hit something. They arrested the driver, a Berkeley man, for suspicion of two counts of DUI. DISTURBANCE -- Officers contacted a man acting suspiciously at the Safeway Store on Solano Avenue shortly before midnight who was. They arrested the Richmond man for suspicion of disorderly conduct and battery.
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2 NOISY ROOSTER -- An Adams Street resident called at 12:30 p.m. to report that a neighbor has a rooster who crows several times during the night and early morning. THEFT -- A Portland Avenue resident reported that a person who was staying with her had borrowed her car several days prior and had not returned with it. The caller wanted to report the car as stolen.
THURSDAY, Jan. 3 DISTURBANCE -- Officers contacted two people on Castro Street near San Pablo Avenue who were causing a disturbance at 2 a.m. They arrested the El Cerrito man and the Albany man for suspicion of disorderly conduct FALSE ALARM -- At 6 p.m. firefighters responded to Albany High School on Key Route Boulevard on reports of an alarm sounding and smoke coming from one of the second story rooms. AFD checked out the building and could not find a source for the reported smoke. The caller admitted that there may not have been smoke, just an alarm.
FRIDAY, Jan. 4 CAR RECOVERED -- Officers investigated a car on Stannage Avenue that had been parked for over two weeks with a window down. A check found it had been reported stolen in El Cerrito and that city's police were notified. BURGLARY -- A Neilson Street resident reported at 9 p.m. that the home of a neighbor who was away appeared to have been burglarized. Officers are investigating. DISTURBANCE -- At 9 p.m. officers contacted a transient Albany man at the AM/PM on San Pablo Avenue for suspicious activity. and arrested him for an outstanding warrant and a probation violation. DISTURBANCE -- Officers responded to reports of a noisy party on Evelyn Avenue at about 10:30 p.m. and advised the parties of the complaints. DOUBLE ARREST -- Just before midnight officers stopped a vehicle near Washington and San Pablo avenues for a vehicle code violation and arrested a Vallejo woman, for suspicion of two counts of DUI. They also arrested the passenger, also a Vallejo woman, for an outstanding warrant.
SATURDAY, Jan. 5 AUTO RECOVERED -- At 10:30 a.m. officers identified a car parked on Curtis Street as being stolen from San Pablo and notified that city's police. BURGLARY -- Officers investigated an overnight burglary at Portola Organic Café on San Pablo Avenue. HOME BREAK-IN -- A Talbot Avenue residence was burglarized overnight. WARRANT -- At 6 p.m. officers responded to the Target Store on Eastshore on reports of a person harassing employees and refusing to leave. They arrested a San Francisco man for an outstanding warrant. NOISY PARTIES -- Officers contacted a group of noisy teenage partyers on Talbot Avenue at 11 p.m. and advised them of the complaints from neighbors. Around the same time a noisy group of teens on Kains Avenue was warned about their loud party.
MONDAY, Jan. 7 NOISE -- Officers received a report of the sound of a gunshot near Solano and San Pablo Avenue at about 12:30 a.m. but were unable to locate the disturbance. WARRANT -- Around 3 a.m. officers responded to a disturbance at Solano and Cornell avenues and arrested a transient Berkeley man for an outstanding warrant.
-- Kristina Osborn