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12Monday, January 4


GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who broke into an unlocked vehicle and stole a wallet and camera equipment valued at $800. Police said the alleged theft occurred sometime between 5:30 p.m. January 3 and 9 a.m. today on the corner of Union Street and San Jose Avenue. The missing items included the victim’s wallet and two photography costume dresses.

DRUNK DRIVING ARREST: Police arrested Gary Lee Graff, 66, of Alameda, on a drunk driving charge. Police said Graff was involved in two collisions and that when police arrived, they found he was unable to complete field sobriety tests. Graff was arrested shortly before 7 p.m. at his home.


Tuesday, January 5


GRAND THEFT ARREST: Police arrested Emily Christina Earlywine, 26, of Alameda on a grand theft charge. Police said Earlywine’s fingerprint was found on a vehicle that had been stolen from and that when police recovered the stolen property, the people who had it said they received it from Earlywine. She was arrested and booked at the Alameda Police Department.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who fled with a flat screen television mounted to the wall of a local hotel lobby. Police said that sometime between 4 a.m. and 8:30 a.m., the suspect or suspects took the TV from the lobby of the Extended Stay America hotel on Marina Village Parkway. The cable lock holding the TV to the wall had been cut. A value estimate was not given.

ASSAULT ARREST: Police arrested Daniel Joseph Vargas, 28, of Alameda, on an assault and intoxication charges. Police said that Vargas was identified as the person who struck a victim who was unknown to him in the right eye with his fist and a second victim across their left temple with a full, 32 oz. beer bottle, and fled. The victims had swelling to the left temple and right eye respectively. Police said Vargas was arrested shortly after 8 p.m. on the 600 block of Central Avenue and booked at the Alameda City Jail on an assault with a deadly weapon charge, an assault and battery charge and an intoxication charge.

Stolen bicycles: Blue Ibex 24-speed, 21” mountain bike, between 7 p.m. January 3 and 1:14 p.m. today, from the 300 block of Broadway.

Stolen autos: Trailer, between 10:30 p.m. January 3 and 5:30 a.m. January 4, from the 400 block of Marshall Way.


Wednesday, January 6


ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: Police are investigating an attempted burglary at the Little House Café on Blanding Avenue. Police said an unknown suspect attempted to break the café’s window and pry the door of the café open. Police responded when someone called them to report a perimeter alarm going off at the café. While they were responding to the alarm, police found a filing cabinet in the street containing mailing envelopes, wires and other supplies.

BATTERY: Police are looking for the person who battered a woman and injured her one-year-old son during an attack on an unnamed block of Clement Avenue. Police said the attack occurred between 5:30 p.m. and 5:45 p.m. when the suspect battered the victim, causing visible injuries to her face. Police said that during the altercation, the victim’s son was slightly injured when his stroller was knocked over. The suspect was described as a white female, 5’7″ and 140 lbs., with long brown hair and brown eyes.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who they said stole a laptop valued at $520 from a vehicle parked in the 2200 block of Southshore Center. Police said that sometime between 6:30 p.m. and 8:15 p.m., someone forced down the rear driver’s side window of the victim’s vehicle and took the laptop.

ROBBERY ARREST: Police arrested Luis Alberto Rosario, 21, of Alameda, on a robbery charge. Police said Rosario was involved in a physical fight with a convenience store clerk in the store parking lot after Rosario allegedly took an alcoholic beverage out of the store without purchasing it. Rosario was taken to Alameda City Jail.


Thursday, January 7


ANNOY CHILD: Police are looking for a person who, they said, may have tried to lure a local student into his car. Police said the 15-year-old student reported being followed by an unknown person who asked her if she went to school in the area and how old she was. Police said the girl fled the suspect. They said the alleged incident took place between 9:20 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on the 200 block of Santa Clara Avenue. Police described the suspect as a black male, age 30, with black, curly hair. The suspect’s vehicle was described as a dark green, four-door vehicle with tinted rear side windows, make and model unknown.

THEFT, BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who were responsible for a theft and a burglary at the Dragon Rouge restaurant on Encinal Avenue that cost the restaurant’s owners $1,830 in cash and other items. Police said sometime between 11:30 p.m. January 6 and 2 p.m. today, someone smashed a window at the restaurant and stole cash, a vacuum and a power washer. A day earlier, someone entered an unlocked rear gate behind the restaurant and stole seven stock pots that had been hung out to try. Police advised adjacent businesses of the theft and burglary.

BATTERY: Police are looking for a person who is facing a battery charge after getting into a fight with a friend and knocking him unconscious. Police said the men got into a fight at about 8:45 p.m., after they had been drinking together at a bar on the 1600 block of Park Street. Police said the suspect kicked the victim in the head and knocked him unconscious.


Friday, January 8


GRAND THEFT: A set of rims and tires valued at $750 was reported stolen from a vehicle parked on the 1200 block of Pearl Street. Police said the rims and tires disappeared off a red 1993 Nissan 240SX sometime between midnight and 9:36 a.m.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person who, they said, stole two cameras valued at $704.99 from the Radio Shack at Alameda Towne Centre. Police said the alleged crime occurred sometime between 1:15 p.m. and 1:20 p.m.

BATTERY: Police are looking for the person who, they said, punched and kicked a man during an altercation. Police said the altercation occurred at 11:30 p.m. on the 600 block of Island Drive. They did not list the condition of the victim.

Stolen bicycles: Gold Trek 21” road bike, between 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. from the 1600 block of Park Street.

Trek bicycle with infant bike trailer bolted to frame, between 10 a.m. and 11:40 a.m. from the 1500 block of Oak Street.


Saturday, January 9


BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who shattered the sliding glass door of a Park Street business and stole a laptop computer. Police said that at 6:43 a.m., someone smashed a window at Diamond Auto Sales and entered the business’s office with a rock, took the laptop and fled.

BATTERY: Police are looking for the person who, they said, battered an employee for a local Alcoholics Anonymous branch. Police said that shortly after 1 p.m., the employee told the suspect that he was not allowed to be in the organization’s Oak Street building at that time. The suspect allegedly then grabbed the victim’s shirt and pushed him.


Sunday, January 10


DRUNK DRIVING ARREST: Police arrested Angelique Alita O’Neill, 38, of San Jose on a drunk driving charge. Police said O’Neill was involved in a hit and run accident just north of the exit to the Webster Tube. Police said O’Neill was arrested at 1:36 a.m. after she showed signs of intoxication and was unable to perform field sobriety tests as instructed. Police said O’Neill admitted to being involved in the hit and run accident. Police booked her into the Alameda City Jail.

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