Albany police log: Ex-boyfriend banging on window; counterfeit bills; exercise bike watered; homeless congregation; suspicious skateboarders
07/09/2014 01:27:31 PM PDT
07/09/2014 01:27:34 PM PDT
MONDAY, JULY 7 DISTURBANCE -- At 9:30 p.m. police received a call from a Taylor Street residence that a former boyfriend was banging on a window at the home and refusing to leave. police arrived and gave a warning. BIKE THEFT ARREST -- At 1:30 p.m. police arrested one person at Ocean View Elementary School for the theft of a yellow road bike behind the school.
SUNDAY, JULY 6 SUSPICIOUS PERSON -- A man wearing a knit hat, plaid jacket, blue pants, sandals and sporting a beard, was standing on Peralta Avenue staring at houses for "a couple of hours," according to a caller. No arrest was made. COUNTERFEIT BILLS -- A business on Pablo Avenue said a woman in her 20s attempted to pass two fake $20 bills. The employee refused to take the bills and the woman and another person left. No arrest was made. ATTEMPTED BURGLARY -- Kensington police alerted Albany police to be on the lookout for a man seen trying to break into a house on Lennox Drive in Kensington. The suspect was wearing light blue jeans. BIKE THEFT -- A bike was reported stolen overnight from a garage on Solano Avenue.
SATURDAY, JULY 5 SEXUAL ASSAULT -- An 18-year-old woman who said she had been drinking with friends the night before, woke up with hickies on her neck. The woman said she could not remember part of the night, but does not believe she was raped.
FRIDAY, JULY 4 SKATEBOARDERS -- At 9 p.m. an employee at St. Mary's College High School reported five male juveniles jumped the fence and were climbing on to the school roof. The employee was concerned because of an incident involving wine glasses left on the football field the previous week. No arrest weres made. FIREWORKS -- Someone was lighting fireworks in the middle of Pomona Avenue and blocking the street. The person was contacted and told to stop.
THURSDAY, JULY 3 SUSPICIOUS WOMAN -- At 8 p.m. a caller on Curtis Street told police a woman pushed her way into her home, left and did the same thing at the house next door. The suspect, in her late 20s or early 30s, left in a light blue Mazda. No arrests were made.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 2 EXTORTION ATTEMPT -- At 2 p.m. an employee at Cordonices Veterinary Clinic on San Pablo Avenue said someone claiming to be from PG&E called and said the power would be turned off in 45 minutes if the business didn't pay money. No arrests were made. BURGLARY -- A home in the 2200 block of Peralta Avenue where a window was left opened was ransacked. The resident was not sure what was taken.
TUESDAY, JULY 1 WATER ON BIKE -- At 10 a.m. a caller on Pierce Street told police his upstairs neighbor poured water on his stationary exercise bike from an upstairs kitchen window. No arrests were made. HOMELESS CAMP -- A police officer was flagged down about a possible homeless camp going up between two parking lots at the Target store.
-- Doug Oakley