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Police are investigating calls to staff at Ruby Bridges Elementary School in which, they said, the suspect used language that is offensive and vulgar in regards to school staff, parents and children.

Police said the suspect has been placing calls between May 21, 2009 and February 12 regarding the noise from tetherball poles and children and also parking issues, leaving several messages.

Police said the suspect is the same person who was being investigated earlier this month for allegedly hurling racial epithets at a woman outside the school. The man is facing a charge of disturbing the peace in connection with that case.

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Monday, February 15

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BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who broke into a vacant apartment on the 1300 block of Santa Clara Avenue and fled without taking anything. Police said that sometime between 5 p.m. February 1 and 3 p.m. February 14, someone pried open the front door of the one-bedroom, rear-yard apartment and entered.

FAILURE TO APPEAR: Police arrested Sun Hui Glenn, 52, of Oakland, on a charge of failing to appear in court. Police said Glenn was outside a business on the 2300 block of Lincoln Avenue yelling at customers and was found to have a warrant for the charge and arrested.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person who, they believe, stole jewelry valued at $2,171.63 from a home on the 1000 block of Fontana Drive. Police said the victim believes the jewelry may have been stolen by they were having a mattress delivered.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who stole two iPods and two jackets valued at $970 from a vehicle parked on the 1500 block of Broadway. Police said the alleged crime occurred sometime between 9:45 p.m. February 14 and 4:37 p.m. today.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, reached into a vehicle as its owner was fueling up at a local gas station and took a Gucci purse and contents valued at $900. Police said the victim was pumping gas at a station on the 2500 block of Blanding Avenue between 10:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. today when the theft is alleged to have occurred.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who broke into a vehicle parked in a lot on the 1300 block of Marina Village Parkway and took electronic devices valued at $1,055. Police said the alleged theft occurred between 6:15 p.m. and 6:35 p.m. today.

Stolen bicycles: Silver Specialized Hard Rock, between 8:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. February 14, from an unnamed block of Victoria Bay.

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Tuesday, February 16

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DOUGHNUT DISPUTE: Police said a customer at a Central Avenue doughnut joint smashed a glass sugar bowl after he became angry when some spare custard erupted from the tasty cake. Police said that at 7:05 a.m. today, the suspect became hostile with a worker at the doughnut shop after custard shot out of the top of his doughnut. The pair argued, police said, and the suspect tried to push over a glass display case filled with doughnuts. The suspect then smashed a glass sugar container on the floor of the shop and left. The container was valued at two dollars.

DOMESTIC ABUSE ARREST: Police arrested Lloyd Christopher Jones, 45, city not listed, on a warrant for a domestic abuse charge. He was arrested at 4:25 p.m. and booked at Alameda City Jail.

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Wednesday, February 17

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SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: Police are investigating a report of unknown males possibly shooting a rifle toward Oakland International Airport. The incident is alleged to have occurred at around 8:50 p.m. on the 2000 block of Harbor Bay Parkway.

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Thursday, February 18

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GRAND THEFT ARREST: Police arrested Christine Elizabeth Gaster, 18, of Alameda, on a grand theft charge. Police said Gaster admitted to taking rings valued at $600 from a Fountain Street home. They said they believe she pawned them at a pawn shop in Oakland. Police arrested Gaster at 1:24 a.m. and booked her in Alameda City Jail.

THEFT ARREST: Police arrested Rico David Perry, 22, no address given, on warrants for petty theft, intoxication, criminal threats and a firearm charge. Police arrested Perry at 8 a.m. and transported him to Alameda City Jail.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, broke into an apartment building garage on the 2500 block of Central Avenue and took a pair of saws valued at $170. Police said the alleged crime happened sometime between January 1 and February 14.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who broke into a storage unit on the 1700 block of Second Street and took a china cabinet and clothing valued at more than $5,000. Police said the alleged crime occurred sometime between July 2009 and today.

BURGLARY ARREST: Police arrested Thomas Gardner Waterman, 37, of Alameda, on charges of burglary, possession of stolen property and drug charges. Police said they saw Waterman enter a residence on the 1600 block of Central Avenue without the owner’s permission. When police stopped Waterman, he admitted to burglarizing the home several other times, they said. Police found several stolen guns, methamphetamines and a methamphetamine pipe in the suspect’s home, they said. Police arrested Waterman at 2:12 p.m. and booked him into Alameda City Jail.

Stolen autos: Green 1997 Honda Civic, between 10 p.m. February 17 and 9 a.m. today, from the 2200 block of Otis Drive.

Stolen bicycles: Green Gary Fisher Marlin five-speed, between 5 p.m. February 17 and 8 a.m. today, from an unnamed block of Central Avenue.

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Friday, February 19

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FRAUDULENT CHECK ARREST: Police arrested Charlene Ross, 32, of Oakland on a charge of trying to pass a fraudulent check. Police said Ross tried to cash a fraudulent check at a local bank and that she had an additional warrant containing burglary and corporal punishment charges. She was arrested at 2:31 p.m.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, stole a set of van keys from Building 15 on Coast Guard Island and then took off with a dark blue 2005 Dodge Caravan. Police said that sometime between 3 p.m. February 16 and noon February 17, someone entered the Coast Guard’s motor pool office and took the keys, which belong to a vehicle used for the officer of the day to drive.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who stole a catalytic converter valued at $700 off a pickup truck parked on the 400 block of Willow Street. Police said the alleged crime occurred sometime between 6 p.m. February 15 and 10 a.m. today.

ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON: Police arrested Vu Thanh Tran, 29, of Alameda, on an assault with a deadly weapon charge after a beef at a local gas station turned violent. Police said Vu and a 42-year-old man got into an argument at about 3:30 p.m. February 14 at a gas station on the 1800 block of Webster Street and when the second man attempted to resolve it, Vu began driving his car toward the victim. Police said the victim jumped on the hood of the car to avoid being hit and that Vu began doing donuts in the parking lot to shake the man off. The victim fell off the car, sustaining a broken hip and cuts, while Vu drove off east on Buena Vista Avenue. Police brought Vu in for questioning when they discovered he was the registered owner of the car involved in the incident, and they said Vu confessed.

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Saturday, February 20

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GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, took golf clubs and a GPS device valued at $3,775 from a car parked on the 3300 block of Encinal Avenue. Police said the alleged crime occurred sometime between 11 p.m. February 19 and 1:30 p.m. today.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, stole an iPod, book bag and stereo face plate valued at $450 from a car parked on Eastshore Drive. They said the alleged theft occurred sometime between 11 p.m. February 19 1:30 p.m. today.

GRAND THEFT: A police officer was assaulted when he approached a potential suspect in a theft case on Tideway Drive. Police said someone allegedly removed furniture and electronics from a Tideway Drive apartment while the victim was away and that when the officer approached a possible suspect in the garage under the building, the suspect allegedly attempted to punch the officer with a set of keys in his hand. Police said the suspect, who they said had additional warrants for his arrest, then fled.

Stolen bicycles: Red and silver 20” mountain bike, between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. February 19, from the 1300 block of High Street.

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Sunday, February 21

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BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person who, they said, burglarized a Webster Street watering hole and got away with items valued at $1,500. Police said that sometime between 3:05 a.m. and 4:32 a.m., the suspect smashed open the side door of Wally’s Corner searched it, removed unnamed items and fled. The bar had been the victim of an attempted burglary early Saturday morning, when someone tried to pry open the side door. The suspect in the burglary is described as 5’10” and 250 pounds, bald, with a light complexion and glasses. He was wearing a black hat; denim coat; gray, hooded sweatshirt; jeans; white shoes; and yellow work gloves.

ASSAULT ARREST: Police arrested Lorenzo Watson, 56, of Alameda, on an assault with a deadly weapon charge. Police said Watson was stopped for walking in traffic and was found to have a warrant on the charge. Watson was arrested at 9:15 a.m.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, broke into a car parked on the 2000 block of Santa Clara Avenue and took a car stereo valued at $1,000. Police said the alleged crime occurred sometime between 8 p.m. February 20 and 9 a.m. today.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, broke into a car parked on the 1000 block of Mangrove Lane and took electronics and clothing valued at $470. Police said the alleged crime occurred sometime between 9 p.m. February 20 and 5:30 a.m. today.

Stolen autos: Silver 2005 Honda Accord four-door, between 5 p.m. February 19 and 10:30 a.m. February 20, from the 3200 block of Central Avenue.

BATTERY: Police are investigating an alleged battery on Chapin Street. Police said that shortly before 5 p.m. today, the suspect and victim were arguing and that the suspect allegedly threw the victim’s cell phone at her and hit her in the chest.

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