Albany police log: Youths throwing rocks; front door kick-in; expensive camera lost at park
10/02/2013 04:18:34 PM PDT
10/02/2013 04:18:34 PM PDT
MONDAY, Sept 23 TRESPASSING -- Officers received a call at 5:30 p.m. from a business in Town Center on the 900 block of San Pablo Avenue complaining that a transient man had just urinated on the side of the building near the a laundry and requesting he be asked to move along. Officers advised the man of the complaint. THEFT -- At 8:30 p.m. an employee at Safeway in the 1500 block of Solano Avenue reported that a man had just stolen about $400 worth of produce and other items. He was last seen walking east on Solano.
TUESDAY, Sept 24 AUTO THEFT -- During the early morning hours a car was stolen on Santa Fe Avenue. AUTO BREAK-IN -- Property was stolen from an unlocked car that was near Curtis Street and Visalia Street. Officers took the report. DUI -- At 10:30 p.m. officers stopped a vehicle on San Pablo Avenue near Fairmont Street for a vehicle code violation and arrested a Vallejo man for suspicion of two counts of DUI.
WEDNESDAY, Sept 25 THEFT -- At noon officers learned a large amount of money had been stolen from Albany Middle School and the caller said that they had a possible witness in the office. VANDALISM -- At 3 p.m. a group of two or three about 10 or 11 years old were reported throwing rocks at, and damaging a car near Marin and San Pablo avenues. Officers are investigating. THEFT -- At 9 p.m. a caller reported leaving a D3200 camera valued at $3,000 to $4,000 at Memorial Park on Portland Avenue and returning to find it gone.
THURSDAY, Sept 26 TRESPASSING -- Officers issued trespassing warnings to two men camping and building a camp fire behind Target on the north side of the creek at 8:30 a.m. when security complained. AUTO BREAK-IN -- A green 1995 Toyota Camry in the 700 block of Jackson Street was burgled and property stolen. DRUG POSSESSION -- Albany High School reported at 3 p.m. that a student was in possession of marijuana and also under the influence of the drug. The parents were notified and the marijuana was destroyed. HOME BREAK-IN -- At 4 p.m. a resident on the 800 block of Washington Avenue reported that someone had kicked in his front door and stolen items. Officers cleared the residence and are investigating.
FRIDAY, Sept 27 AUTO BREAK-IN -- At 6:30 p.m. officers received a report that a backpack was stolen from a car in the Target parking lot after the window was smashed. TEEN DUI -- At 10 p.m. officers stopped a vehicle filled with kids near Buchanan and Jackson streets when it was observed traveling at 70 MPH on Buchanan Street. They arrested a 16-year-old San Pablo boy for suspicion of two counts of DUI. DUI -- A few minutes before midnight officers stopped a vehicle on the westbound on-ramp to Interstate 80 at Buchanan Street for a vehicle code violation and arrested a 49-year-old Richmond woman for suspicion of DUI.
SATURDAY, Sept 28 DUI -- Just after midnight officers stopped a vehicle near Marin and Kains avenues for a vehicle code violation and arrested a 26-year-old San Pablo woman for suspicion of two counts of DUI. FIGHT -- Officers responded to Montrero's restaurant on Solano Avenue at San Pablo Avenue at 1:30 a.m. when they received reports of a fight occurring outside the restaurant. Officers could not determine that weapons were used. They took the report and broke up the group. AUTO THEFT -- A vehicle was stolen overnight on Ventura Street. A car was stolen from a garage on Kains Avenue.
SUNDAY, Sept 29 DUI -- Officers stopped a vehicle in the 1000 block of San Pablo Avenue at 1 a.m. for a vehicle code violation and arrested a 36-year-old Berkeley woman for suspicion of two counts of DUI. DUI -- At 2 a.m. officers stopped a vehicle in the 500 block of San Pablo Avenue for a vehicle code violation and arrested a 22-year-old Berkeley man for suspicion of two counts of DUI. DRUG POSSESSION -- A few minutes before midnight officers investigated a person near Kaady Car Wash on the 400 block of San Pablo Avenue who was acting suspiciously. They arrested the 36-year-old Richmond man for suspicion of two counts of drug possession.
-- Kristina Osborn