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Monday, November 23

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Monday, November 23

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who took a purse containing two cameras and credit cards from an unlocked vehicle. Police said the items were worth $1,200. They said the items were taken sometime between 2:30 p.m. November 21 and 8 a.m. November 22 from a vehicle parked on the 900 block of Pacific Avenue.

ACCIDENT: A cyclist was hospitalized after a car collided with her at the corner of Willow Street and Central Avenue. Police said the driver of a 1988 Toyota Corolla was headed south on Willow Street when she collided with the cyclist, who was headed north on Willow, at 12:26 p.m. It was not clear how the pair collided. The cyclist was taken to Alameda Hospital for treatment of unspecified injuries.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who took $1,780 worth of electronics from a home on the 1100 block of Willow Street. Police said The suspect or suspects broke in sometime between 7:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. by breaking a window.

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Monday, November 23

ROAD RAGE: Police are looking for a person who they said brandished a firearm at another driver in an apparent road rage incident. Police said the incident occurred at around 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of Webster Street and Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway. Police appeared to have a suspect in mind.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who stole a pair of soccer goals from Godfrey Park sometime between November 15 and November 23. Police said the full-size goals were chained to a fence post that borders the Chuck Corica Golf Complex on November 15, when they were used for a game. On November 23, the day of the next scheduled game, the goals were discovered missing, along with the chains and locks that had been used to secure them to the fence. Police said the goals are worth $1,000.

FRAUD: Police are looking for three people who scammed an elderly Island resident out of $350. The suspects were described as Latino males between the ages of 25 and 30 and a Latino woman between the ages of 55 and 60. Police said the males flagged down the victim on the 2200 block of Otis Drive, between noon and 1 p.m. November 21, and convinced him that he had run over their mother, the third suspect, in the parking lot of a nearby shopping center. The man said he didn’t think he had done that, police said. But they demanded that the man, who had just withdrawn money from a bank at the shopping center, give them money. The suspects called the victim days later and demanded more money, police said.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who stole personal items from a storage space in the 2200 block of Clement Avenue. Police said the items went missing sometime between January 1, 2008 and February 1, 2009, while the victim was out of the country. Police said the facility can only be accessed by keying in a gate access code that is specific to each renter. Police did not say what was taken or how much it was worth.

Stolen autos: Dark blue 1995 Toyota Forerunner with Yakima roof rack, from the 1800 block of Nason Street, between 8 p.m. November 23 and 7:10 a.m. today.

Silver 1990 Honda Civic four door, between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., from the 1700 block of Broadway.

Monday, November 23

Wednesday, November 25

Monday, November 23

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person who stole a car and other items from the home of a recently deceased person. Police said the items were worth $8,800. Police said the items went missing sometime between 2:15 p.m. November 24 and 4:30 p.m. today, and that the burglar locked the vacant home behind the when they left. They said the car is a green 1997 Oldsmobile Aurora four door.

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Thursday, November 26

Monday, November 23

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who stole bulk napkins and towels from a storage area in an apartment complex on the 1800 block of Santa Clara Avenue. Police said the burglary occurred sometime between 6 p.m. November 25 and 8:20 a.m. today. Police did not estimate the value of the items.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who stole a GPS and radar detector worth $500 from a truck parked on the 3300 block of Liberty Street. Police said that sometime between 7 p.m. November 25 and 8 a.m. today, the suspect smashed a window on the truck, reached in and grabbed the items.

ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON: Police said a 59-year-old man was struck on the arm three times with a 2’x5” scrap of wood after a verbal argument got violent. Police said the altercation occurred shortly after 7 p.m. on an unnamed block of Santa Clara Avenue. No arrests were listed in connection with the incident.

Monday, November 23

Friday, November 27

Monday, November 23

CARETAKER THEFT: Police are investigating the theft of $2,779 from an elderly, disabled resident. Police said the suspect withdrew the money from the victim’s checking account without permission, on November 5.

STRONG ARM ROBBERY: Police are looking for two suspects who punched a man and stole $170 from his wallet. Police said the victim was walking his bicycle at the corner of Park and Webb streets shortly before 8:30 p.m. when he was punched in the head by two suspects. Police said the suspects stole the money from the victim’s wallet and fled. They described the first suspect as a white male between the ages of 18-20, 6’ tall, with short, black hair. They said the man was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans. The second suspect was described as a white male between the ages of 18-20, 5’7” tall, with black, shoulder-length hair and a goatee and wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

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Saturday, November 28

Monday, November 23

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who stole $1,600 worth of electronics from a vehicle parked on Berkshire Road. Police said that sometime between 10:30 p.m. November 27 and 9 a.m. today, someone slim jimmed a door of the locked vehicle and stole the items. Police said the theft was one of more than a dozen that took place across Bay Farm Island Friday night and today (see stolen auto report below), and they said they believe the case may be related to another theft of a newer model, white Cadillac and the theft of another car that was taken and dumped.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who stole a computer, navigation devices and an iPod valued at $3,130 from a locked vehicle parked on Beaufort Harbor Road. Police said the theft occurred sometime between 12:01 a.m. and 4 p.m.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who stole two laptop computers and a cell phone valued at $2,600 from a hotel room on the 1300 block of Marina Village Parkway. Police said the items went missing sometime between 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. and that the suspect may have used the victim’s missing hotel key.

Stolen bicycles: Silver 2002 Specialized 21-speed, 28” mountain bike; blue Marin 21-speed, 26” mountain bike; black mountain bike, unknown make or model, between 11:30 p.m. November 27 and 8 a.m. today from a home on the 200 block of Avington Road.

Stolen autos: Black 1995 Mercury 300D four door, between 3 p.m. November 27 and 3:30 a.m. today, from Sable Point.

Gold 2008 Toyota Highlander four door, between 11:30 p.m. November 27 and 8 p.m. today, from the 600 block of Buena Vista Avenue.

Monday, November 23

Sunday, November 29

Monday, November 23

STRONG ARM ROBBERY: Police are looking for three suspects who stole beer from a market on the 1200 block of Park Street. Police said the three suspects were told by the victim that they were not allowed to buy beer from the store, at about 4 a.m. Police said the suspects punched the victim in the face and fled. Police described the first suspect as a Latino male, 26, 5’9” tall, with short, black hair. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt. A second suspect was described as a black male in his 20s, with black, dreadlocked hair and wearing a black, hooded sweatshirt. No description was available for the third suspect.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person who tried to break into an apartment on the 800 block of Walnut Street. Police said the suspect removed screws from a window frame of an upper floor apartment and pried the frame, sometime between 8 p.m. November 28 and 8:41 a.m. today.

BATTERY: Police arrested David Lee Bonino, 48, no address listed, on an assault charge. Police said Bonino was involved in a verbal altercation with the victim that escalated and that Bonino had pushed the victim twice and fled. Police said that when Bonino returned later, the victim placed him under citizen’s arrest. Bonino was arrested shortly after 11 p.m. and booked into Alameda City Jail.

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