Albany police log
03/07/2013 09:38:34 AM PST
SUNDAY, Feb. 24 DANGEROUS DRIVING -- Shortly before midnight officers stopping a vehicle on San Pablo Avenue near Washington Avenue for a vehicle code violation arrested a Berkeley man for suspicion of reckless driving.
MONDAY, Feb. 25 COMPLAINTS -- Complaints were received in the afternoon about a booth set up near the post office on Solano Avenue that had pictures of the president that the callers found offensive. Since there was no law broken officers just took the reports. ATTEMPTED BREAK-IN -- Thieves attempted to break into a Pomona Avenue home during the day by removing the screen from a bedroom window. THEFT -- A resident on Jackson Street reported that a postal package had been delivered to the mailbox, but it had been torn open and the contents were missing.
TUESDAY, Feb. 26 PROWLING -- A car parked on Evelyn Avenue was prowled during the day, but the caller uncertain if anything was taken.
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 27 AUTO BREAK-INS -- A car on Cornell Avenue and a vehicle on Evelyn Avenue were burgled overnight. HOME BREAK-IN -- A Spokane Avenue home was burgled between 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. VANDALISM -- Several businesses on San Pablo Avenue complained that vandals had scratched store windows and did other acts of vandalism to their businesses. Officers are investigating. FALSE REPORT -- At 3:30 p.m. officers arrested a Barlett, Tenn. woman in the 400 block of San Pablo Avenue for suspicion of filing a fake police report.
THURSDAY, Feb. 28 NO LICENSE -- Officers stopped a vehicle in the 900 block of San Pablo Avenue for a vehicle code violation at 1 a.m. and arrested an Oakland man for suspicion of driving with a suspended license. His vehicle was towed. DUI -- At 8 p.m. officers stopping a vehicle in the 800 block of Washington Avenue for a vehicle code violation arrested an Albany man for suspicion of two counts of DUI.
FRIDAY, March 1 WARRANT -- Officers arrested a Clear Llake man near the on-ramp of Interstate 80 near Gilman Street for suspicion of drug possession and an outstanding warrant at 2 a.m. BATTERY -- Officers were called to the clubhouse at Golden Gate Fields at 1:30 p.m. by a woman who reported that while she was taking pictures she was accosted by a security guard who put his arms around her and threw her to the ground. She said the security guard had a weapon. Upon further investigation officers learned that the woman was trespassing and refusing to leave when security told her to. Guards said she became combative when they attempted to physically escort her off the property. She was arrested by security for suspicion of battery and trespassing.
SATURDAY, March 2 DUI -- At 2:30 a.m. officers arrested an Albany man on the 900 block of San Pablo Avenue for suspicion of DUI. DAMAGE -- At about 9:30 a.m. an employee at the Hertz Car Rental on San Pablo Avenue reported a car was returned with bullet holes in it and the customer was still in the office. Officers took the report. THEFT -- A Beverages & More employee reported observing a man put several mini bottles in his pockets. The Oakland man was still in the store when officers arrived and was arrested for suspicion of petty theft.
SUNDAY, March 3 VANDALS -- Shortly after midnight a caller reported observing two people wearing hooded sweatshirts and bluejeans tagging a garage door near Pierce and Buchanan Streets with spray paint. They were gone when officers arrived. AUTO BREAK-INS -- Several cars parked on Evelyn Avenue were burgled overnight. VANDALISM -- At 10 p.m. a caller reported that a man was spray painting on a business on San Pablo Avenue. He was gone when officers arrived.
MONDAY, March 4 ARREST -- At 2 a.m. officers investigating suspicious activity near Solano Avenue and Pierce Street found and arrested a Clear Llake man near 535 Pierce St. for suspicion of auto theft and possession of burglary tools.
-- Kristina Osborn