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12Tuesday, September 8

TRESPASS: Police arrested two people on trespass charges shortly before 9 a.m. today. They arrested David Lee Meissner, 35, and Angela Marie Lewis, 36, after they were found in an abandoned building in the 100 block of West Hornet Avenue. Police said the pair, whose addresses were not listed, had tripped a silent alarm, alerting them. They were both booked into the Alameda City Jail.

PETTY THEFT: A Leonard Court resident reported that they saw someone steal the outgoing mail from their mailbox at around 7:15 a.m. Police said the suspect is a black male between the ages of 18-22, 6’0″ and 165 lbs., with short hair. They said the suspect was wearing a blue coat with black designs and blue pants.

DRUNK DRIVING: Police arrested Cassandra Ratliff, 41, no city of residence listed, on charges of drunk driving and child endangerment. Police said they pulled Ratliff over shortly before 3 p.m. on the 1300 block of Central Avenue because her car lacked license plates and that she showed signs of intoxication. They said she failed field sobriety tests. Police said Ratliff’s 7-year-old son was in the car. She was booked into the Alameda City Jail.

GRAND THEFT: Staff at Encinal High School reported have told police that more than $4,500 worth of sports and electronics equipment went missing from the school over the summer, when school was not in session. They said that during the time the items went missing, construction, painting and maintenance work was being done at the school by both school employees and outside contractors. Police and school staff don’t know if the items, which disappeared from three different places in the school, were taken at the same time or by the same person or people. Police estimate the loss at $4,521.

BURGLARY: An unknown suspect stole $800 worth of computers, bikes, tools and car parts from an elderly resident’s home in the 1800 block of Grand Street. Police said the suspect climbed through an open window into the home while the victim was out, sometime between noon and about 4 p.m., and that the suspect fled out the back door after taking the items.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for a suspect or suspects who stole several boxes of used clothing from storage containers at Alameda Point. They said the victim went to check on his storage containers in the 100 block of West Tower Avenue at 2 p.m. and found the padlock cut off and several boxes of clothing missing. The estimated value of the items is $350.

ASSAULT: Police arrested an Alameda man and the son of the man’s landlord after a heated argument broke out between the two on Tuesday evening. Police arrested Bryan Edward Sanders, 62, on an assault with a deadly weapon charge after Sanders allegedly tried to run the second suspect over. They also arrested Keenan John Pascale, 42, of Oakland on concealed weapons charges charges. Police said they found a weapon in Pascale’s car. Both men were arrested in the 2100 block of Central Avenue and booked into Alameda City Jail.

Stolen bicycles: 0

Wednesday, September 9

PETTY THEFT: Police are looking for an unknown suspect accused of stealing a woman’s new passport out of her mailbox. Police said the passport was taken from an envelope in an outside mailbox on a home in the 1500 block of Verdi Street between 8 a.m. September 2 and noon September 8.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for an unknown suspect or suspects who stole a chain and anchors from a victim’s boat. Police said the items, which were valued at $300, were taken sometime over the past month. The victim said he was behind on his rent and could not access the boat, which is docked in the 2600 block of Blanding Avenue in a dock the victim said is owned by the Army Corps of Engineers.

PETTY THEFT: Police are looking for a suspect who they said stole outgoing mail from a residential mailbox in the 1600 block of Koffman Parkway sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 9:17 a.m. Police said the suspect sped away in a red, four-door Chevy Impala from a rental agency when he was found and followed by security and police. They did not offer a description of the suspect.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for a suspect or suspects who stole a car stereo and electronics valued at $560 from a victim’s vehicle. The theft occurred between 5 p.m. September 8 and 10:45 a.m. September 9 in the 900 block of Shorepoint Court. The suspect smashed a window on the vehicle and pried the car stereo out of the dashboard with a screwdriver, then stole electronics from the glove box.

Stolen bicycles: 3

Thursday, September 10

AUTO THEFT: Police are looking for a suspect or suspects who stole a vehicle from the 2200 block of South Shore Center. Police said the vehicle, a green 1997 GMC Yukon, had been parked in front of the restaurant where he worked at 4 p.m. September 9 and was discovered missing shortly after midnight the next day. The value of the vehicle was unknown.

AUTO THEFT: Police are looking for a suspect or suspects who stole a vehicle from the 900 block of Shorepoint Court. Police said the victim told them her beige 2006 Toyota Prius was parked in the secured parking area of her apartment building at 5:30 p.m. September 9 and that she discovered it missing early the next morning. The victim said the vehicle was locked and that the windows were rolled up. Police said the suspect broke into the vehicle and found the victim’s keys, allowing them to drive off with it. Separately, police are investigating the theft of another tenant’s garage opener and other items from her car when it was parked at the Southshore Beach and Tennis Club. The items, which were taken between 8 p.m. September 9 and 10 a.m. September 10, were valued at $295. A third victim in the same block also reported thefts from her unlocked car of a battery operated video game and a garage opener.

INVASION OF PRIVACY: Police said an unknown suspect was peeping into the bedroom of a Willow Street teen from a neighbor’s house around 8 a.m. Police said the victim’s mother spotted the suspect when she went into her daughter’s room to help her get dressed.

Stolen bicycles: 4

Friday, September 11

DRUNK DRIVING: Police arrested Fred Emmanuel Gorsira, 37, of Alameda on a drunk driving charge. Police said they arrested Gorsira shortly after 1 a.m. after he showed signs of intoxication and was unable to complete field sobriety tests. He was booked into Alameda City Jail.

AUTO THEFT: Police are looking for the person who stole a white, 2004 Ford Econoline van from the 2400 block of Shoreline Drive. Police said the van was stolen between 9 p.m. September 10 and 6:25 a.m. September 11. The van, which has Lowe’s stickers on the doors, is worth $6,400.

AUTO THEFT: Police said a green 1995 Buick Regal was stolen from the 400 block of Buena Vista Avenue. The locked car, which has 22-inch rims, was stolen from a gated lot between 8 p.m. September 10 and 8 a.m. September 11. Police do not have any suspects.

BATTERY: Police arrested Jamal Ramses Williams, 30, of Fremont, on a battery charge shortly after 4 p.m. Police said Williams pushed an unnamed victim during a verbal confrontation that took place on the 500 block of Buena Vista Avenue. Police said Williams has been cited and released and that his case was forwarded to the district attorney for review.

ROBBERY: Police reported a strong-arm robbery at Lincoln Park at 5 p.m. Police said the suspect lured victims into the restroom and took money and a cell phone under threat of violence. They said suspects then fled in a vehicle. Police described the suspects as a Hispanic male, between 5’5″ and 5’7″ and 150 to 180 pounds, in a black T-shirt with “I Got Plenty of Money” written in white and gold. They described a second suspect as being of thing build, in a white T-shirt, black pants and black tennis shoes. They said the getaway vehicle was a small, white Ford, possibly an Escort. The victims were teenage girls.

Stolen bicycles: 4

Saturday, September 12

THEFT: Police reported that someone was robbed of $230 in the 2700 block of Saratoga Street. They said the theft occurred sometime between 4:25 p.m. and 7 p.m. The threat of violence was not a factor in the theft. Suspect information was not released.

ASSAULT: An Alameda man was arrested and charged with assault after several people at a local bar reported he hit them. Police arrested Marcel K. Parizal Sr., 31, on assault and intoxication charges. They said several patrons of the bar, in the 1400 block of Webster Street, told them that Parizal had hit them. The bar patrons placed Parizal under citizens’ arrest and called police, who arrested him shortly after 9 p.m.

Stolen bicycles: 2

Sunday, September 13

THEFT: Police are looking for a suspect or suspects who stole nearly $2,200 worth of stuff out of a vehicle parked in the 2000 block of Shoreline Drive. Police said the theft occurred sometime between 10 p.m. September 11 and 8 a.m. September 12, and was reported to them the following day. It was not clear what was taken.

Stolen bicycles: 1

Monday, September 14

Stolen bicycles: 3

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