Albany police log
02/07/2013 09:44:58 AM PST
02/07/2013 09:44:58 AM PST
MONDAY, Jan 28 THEFT -- Over the weekend thieves prowled and stole items from an unlocked car on Pomona Avenue. THEFT -- At 2 p.m. a caller reported that within the previous 2 hours two backpacks were stolen out of an unlocked car in the Target parking lot on Eastshore.
TUESDAY, Jan 29 AUTO THEFT -- A car was stolen overnight on Adams Street. HOME BREAK-IN -- At 9:30 a.m. a caller reported coming home and finding the front door kicked open. A laptop and other items were stolen. Officers are investigating. AUTO BREAK-IN -- Cars were burgled overnight on Cornell Avenue and Stannage Avenue. WARRANT -- At 1 p.m. officers contacted a person on the railroad tracks near Cleveland Street and Buchanan Street who appeared to be acting suspiciously. They arrested the Richmond man for an outstanding warrant. AUTO THEFT -- The Hertz rental office on San Pablo Avenue called at 2 p.m. and reported a rental vehicle had not been returned and they wanted to report it as stolen. BREAK-IN -- A resident on Cornell Avenue called at 6 p.m. to report that her storage area and her neighbor's car had been burgled. HOME BREAK-IN -- At 8 p.m. a Hillside Avenue resident reported property taken in a home burglary. Officers are investigating.
WEDNESDAY, Jan 30 AUTO RECOVERED -- The Hertz Rental office on San Pablo Avenue called to say that the car they reported as stolen had finally been returned. Officers canceled the stolen auto report.
FRIDAY, Feb 1 SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY -- At 12:30 a.m. officers received a report of a person in the area of Cornell and Solano avenues who was checking door handles of cars and acting suspiciously. The subject was last seen walking south on Cornell Avenue. Officers located the person near Marin Avenue and arrested the Berkeley man for suspicion of disorderly conduct and vehicle tampering. AUTO BREAK-IN -- At 5 p.m. someone smashed the back window of a car at Ocean View School on Jackson Street and stole a diaper bag and wallet from inside. DUI -- Officers stopped a vehicle near the dead-end of Buchanan Street at about 9 p.m. for a vehicle code violation. They arrested the driver, a Richmond man, for suspicion of two counts of DUI.
SATURDAY, Feb 2 DISTURBANCE -- At about 12:30 a.m. officers responded to Montrero's Café in the 1100 block of Solano Avenue on reports of a small group of people who appeared to be intoxicated and involved in a physical altercation. The people were acting unruly and banging on the doors trying to get in. Officers arrested one of the group, a Richmond man, for suspicion of disorderly conduct. DOUBLE ARREST -- Officers attempted to stop a vehicle on San Pablo Avenue near Brighton Street for a vehicle code violation, but the driver did not stop. Police pursued and detained the driver, an Oakland man, arresting him for suspicion of resisting arrest. They also arrested the passenger, a Hayward man, for suspicion of failure to yield to an officer and a parole violation. THEFT -- A box of items was stolen overnight from the porch of a Marin Avenue residence.
SUNDAY, Feb 3 DISTURBANCE -- At 2 a.m. a neighbor who lives near the Club Mallard on San Pablo Avenue reported that patrons of the bar were being noisy for about an hour. Officers advised the group of the complaint and they departed. CONCERN -- Officers received a call at 6:30 p.m. from a Kains Avenue resident who was concerned that children, ages about 5 to 12 years old, were running around the neighborhood without adult supervision. Officers checked the area. DISTURBANCE -- At 8 p.m. officers received a call from the bartender at Club Mallard in the 700 block of San Pablo Avenue regarding a customer who had been drinking and was causing a disturbance. They arrested the Richmond man for an outstanding warrant. HOME BREAK-IN -- Property was stolen from a Curtis Avenue home between 2 and 9 p.m.
-- Kristina Osborn