Two women were injured when a cooking spray aerosol can near a lit barbecue exploded at Robert Crown Memorial State Beach the afternoon of Sept. 29, fire officials said.
Fire crews responded to the beach in the 600 block of Westline Drive at 1:38 p.m. after receiving reports of people injured, Alameda fire Capt. James Colburn said. Authorities found two women, ages 67 and 45, suffering from what Colburn described as traumatic injuries.
The women were taken by an air ambulance helicopter to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, where the 67-year-old was initially listed in stable condition. Her current condition was not immediately available. The 45-year-old woman was treated and released. No one else was injured.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 26 GRAND THEFT -- The theft of a motor from a boat was reported at 2:10 p.m. in the 1800 block of Clement Avenue. PETTY THEFT -- Police arrested two women, ages 18 and 19, after they allegedly shoplifted merchandise from Kohl's at Alameda South Shore Center. The store's security guards detained them about 6:45 p.m. after they exited the business. A police officer cited them on suspicion of petty theft and released them at the scene. Another woman, 23, was arrested on suspicion of petty theft after she allegedly shoplifted items from Nob Hill on Blanding Avenue. The woman was on probation for petty theft, carrying drug paraphernalia and wanted on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant, police said. BURGLARY -- Someone entered an open garage in the 300 block of Bryant Avenue and stole a bicycle in what police have classified as a burglary. The theft was reported about 10:30 a.m.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 27 DRUNKEN DRIVING -- Police arrested a man, 37, on suspicion of drunken driving following a traffic stop at 1:10 a.m. at Park Street and Santa Clara Avenue, where he allegedly failed field sobriety tests. Another man, 20, was arrested on suspicion of the same offense about 9:15 p.m. after he was involved in a traffic collision in the 1100 block of Park Street. After he was handcuffed, the man attempted to place his arms in front of his body, which led officers to place him in a "Wrap" restraining device, police said. The Wrap is a blanket with belts that officers encircle and tighten around an individual's legs.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 28 GRAND THEFT -- Someone stole an outboard motor from a boat in the 1800 block of Clement Avenue. The theft was reported just after 11 a.m. The theft of another motor at the same location was reported about 6:50 p.m. VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen at 11:40 a.m. in the 2000 block of Eagle Avenue. Police also recovered a vehicle about 9:40 p.m. reported stolen to BART police in the 1800 block of Grand Street. IDENTITY THEFT -- Identity theft was reported about 11:50 a.m. in the 3100 block of Fiji Lane. PROBATION VIOLATION -- A man, 29, who an officer initially contacted during a traffic stop was arrested after a background check revealed that he was on probation and was out past his curfew. It occurred just before midnight in the 2300 block of San Antonio Avenue.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 29 VEHICLE THEFT -- A vehicle was reported stolen about 9:50 a.m. in the 1200 block of Mound Street. GRAND THEFT -- Someone entered an unlocked business in the 1800 block of Ferry Point Road and stole a cell phone and an iPad that were left unattended on a desk, police said. RESISTING POLICE -- An officer arrested a 44-year-old man on suspicion of resisting or obstructing police after he allegedly refused to sign a citation during a traffic stop. It occurred at 9:25 p.m. in the 1500 block of Fifth Street.
MONDAY, SEPT. 30 BURGLARY -- A commercial burglary was reported just before 6 a.m. in the 2000 block of Challenger Drive. VEHICLE THEFT -- Someone stole a motorcycle from the 1200 block of Pacific Marina. Police learned about the theft at 9:10 a.m. IDENTITY THEFT -- A resident of the 1500 block of Morton Street told police about 12:15 p.m. that someone used their personal information to open a credit line in Nevada. Identity theft was also reported about two hours later in the 800 block of Walnut Street, where someone made online wire transfers from the victim's bank account. DRUNKEN DRIVING -- A cyclist, 42, involved in a solo collision about 9:20 p.m. in the 2200 block of Lincoln Avenue was arrested on suspicion of riding the bike while intoxicated. MARIJUANA POSSESSION -- Officers investigating a disturbance at Aughinbaugh Way and Seaview Parkway arrested three men, including a 20-year-old on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale. The man, who was on probation for marijuana sales, was also carrying cash and two cell phones with suspicious text messages that police said were evidence of drug dealing. Another man, 21, at the scene was arrested for public intoxication, while the third man, also 21, was accused of possessing an open container of alcohol in public, a violation of the city's municipal code.