El Cerrito police log: Traffic stop, K9 search yields large drug stash; air compressor stolen from home construction site; motion-activated lights scare off would-be burglar
06/11/2014 06:19:50 PM PDT
06/11/2014 11:22:34 PM PDT
TUESDAY, MAY 27 BATTERY -- At 10:21 p.m., police arrested an El Cerrito woman, 34, on suspicion of punching a female neighbor and throwing her to the ground during an argument at an apartment complex in the 400 block of Kearney Street.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 28 POSSESSION -- A Hayward man, 50, and his Berkeley female passenger, 45, were arrested for possession of plastic bags of concentrated cannabis and methamphetamine and two pounds of marijuana following a traffic enforcement stop at 8:05 p.m. near Moeser Lane and San Pablo Avenue. The driver had an outstanding warrant and the passenger was on probation on drug-related charges. Police K9 Koda was responsible for searching the vehicle and locating the drugs. THEFT -- A Richmond woman, 28, reportedly stole her boyfriend's cell phone and laptop from his motel room in the 6000 block of Potrero Avenue while he was in custody.
THURSDAY, MAY 29 WARRANT -- At 8:52 p.m., police arrested a Richmond woman, 39, at Potrero Avenue and South 55th Street for an outstanding warrant issued for stealing a vehicle.
MONDAY, JUNE 2 POSSESSION -- An Oakland man, 57, was arrested at 2:38 a.m. for an outstanding warrant and possession of suspected methamphetamine at Interstate 80 and Gilman Street. THEFT -- A red air compressor was stolen from the trunk of a vehicle at a residence that was under construction in the 5300 block of Potrero Avenue.
TUESDAY, JUNE 3 BATTERY -- At 2:19 p.m., a female prostitute was assaulted by her male pimp, 25, in the 2600 block of Brooks Avenue. The suspect fled before police arrival. THEFT -- More than $2,000 worth of tools was stolen from a GMC van in the 7200 block of View Drive. THWARTED BURGLARY -- At 10:47 p.m., someone entered the backyard of a residence in the 800 block of Galvin Drive and tried to pry open two side doors. The suspect fled when the motion sensor lights were activated.
THURSDAY, JUNE 5 POSSESSION -- A male transient, 57, was arrested at 1 a.m. in the 11500 block of San Pablo Avenue for possession of suspected methamphetamine.
-- Jennifer Shaw