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12Monday, January 11

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GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who stole a GPS device valued at $500 from a rental car. Police said that sometime between 9 a.m. January 8 and 6:30 p.m. January 9, the suspect or suspects broke a window on the vehicle, which was parked on the 1500 block of Broadway, and stole the device.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who broke into a Dayton Avenue home and stole jewelry, checks and coats valued at $750. Police said that sometime between 7 a.m. and 4:25 p.m., someone forced the locked rear double door of the home open, ransacked the home, stole the items and fled.

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Tuesday, January 12

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GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for a man who, they said, used another man’s ATM card to steal $500 from his account. Police said the victim used the card to deposit money in an ATM at his local bank branch shortly before 6:30 p.m. on January 11, on the 2200 block of Otis Drive, and that the victim inadvertently left his card in the machine. Police said the suspect refused to allow the victim to retrieve his card and that the suspect took money from the man’s account and fled. The suspect is described as a black male in his late 20s, more than 6 feet tall and muscular, wearing a sweatshirt and blue jeans.

BATTERY ARRESTS: Police arrested three people on battery charges following a fight this afternoon. Police said that Shawn Lee O’Connell, 46, no address listed, kicked Andre Carlos Pastre, 49, also no address listed, and that a physical fight ensued, at 1 p.m. in the 1500 block of St. Charles Street. Police said Monika Brien, 22, also became involved in the fight. All three faced citizens arrests in connection with the fight.

Stolen bicycles: Black, one-speed Miata with purple chain and red front tire, between 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., from in front of the main branch of the Alameda Free Library.

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Wednesday, January 13

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BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, broke into a home on the 2700 block of Sea View Parkway and stole jewelry and a birth certificate. Police said the alleged crime occurred sometime between 9 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. on December 9, 2009.

ROBBERY: Police are looking for three suspects who they said pushed a teen off his bike and stole cash and a cell phone valued at $170. Police said the teen was on the 400 block of Lincoln Avenue when the alleged crime occurred, sometime before 5 p.m. Suspect descriptions were not listed, but the suspects’ vehicle was described as a gray, four-door sedan similar to a Mazda or Honda, with a cracked windshield and back window.

Stolen bicycles: Black 2009 Americano Scatante road bike, between 5:30 p.m. an 7:45 p.m., in front of the Alameda Free Library’s main branch.

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Thursday, January 14

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BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who broke into a home on the 1500 block of Walnut Street and stole a laptop and Playstation 3 valued at $2,300. Police said the victim was out running errands between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. when someone entered their home through a bathroom window, stole the devices and left.

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Friday, January 15

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BATTERY: Police are looking for two suspects who they said battered a 14-year-old girl. Police said the suspects were driving down Fifth Street at around 3:30 p.m. when they stopped and exited the car. Police said they punched the girl in the head and pushed her head into the concrete.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, broke into a home on the 2800 block of Marina Drive and stole a laptop and cameras valued at $950. Police said the suspect or suspects forced entry into the home sometime between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m.

DRUNK DRIVING ARREST: Police arrested Scott Raymond Moothery, 65, of Alameda, on a drunk driving charge. Police said Moothery was involved in a hit and run accident shortly before midnight, just south of the exit from the Webster Tube. Police said the victim’s vehicle sustained major damage but reported no injuries. Police said Moothery showed signs of intoxication and that he was subject to field sobriety tests. They said he was booked into Alameda City Jail.

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Saturday, January 16

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GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person who, they said, stole a bag from behind the counter of a local business valued at $716.50. Police said the business owner’s Coach tote bag was stolen sometime between 5:45 p.m. and 9 p.m. from a business in the 2200 block of Southshore Center.

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Sunday, January 17

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GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, stole a vehicle stereo and GPS valued at $499 from a car parked on the 2900 block of Gibbons Drive. Police said the suspect or suspects shattered the side window of the vehicle sometime between 5 p.m. January 16 and 8 a.m. today and took the items.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who stole a scooter and a laptop computer valued at $2,350 from a storage unit on West Hornet Avenue. Police said the unknown suspect or suspects pried open the door to the unit sometime between January 11 and 10:15 a.m. today and took the items.

Stolen autos: Gray 1991 Toyota Camry four-door with damaged grill and red paint on hood, between midnight and noon, from the 500 block of Buena Vista Avenue.

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