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Monday, February 22

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CLERICAL CONFLICT: Police said someone challenged a priest to a fight because the person thought the priest was being rude to them. Police said the alleged incident occurred at around 6:10 p.m. on the 1400 block of Sixth Street.

Stolen bicycles: Green 2002 Dahon Boardwalk 20”, between 6 p.m. and 6:10 p.m., from the corner of Central Avenue and Oak Street.

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Tuesday, February 23

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BURGLARY ARREST: Police arrested Calvin Vincent Virgil, 38, no address given, on a burglary charge. Police said Virgil was identified by a victim as the person who tried to enter her residence through a window. Police arrested Virgil at 4:59 a.m. and transported him to Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.

BATTERY: Police are investigating an alleged battery that followed at argument outside a Central Avenue beauty school. Police said that at 3 p.m., the suspect and victim were arguing at the school when the suspect allegedly punched the victim in the face.

Stolen bicycles: Lime green 2008 Trek 7300 hybrid 12-speed with black nylon saddlebags, between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. February 18, from the 2400 block of Marti Rae Court.

Two bicycles, unnamed make and model, between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., from the 1600 block of Eighth Street.

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Wednesday, February 24

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BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, broke into a Johnson Avenue home and took computers and an iPod valued at $6,850. Police said that sometime between 10:45 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., the suspects pried open a rear window to the home and too the items. They said the suspect fled out the back door.

CRIMINAL THREATS: Police said that during an altercation at the Washington Park playground, a 28-year-old man allegedly threatened to kill a 10-year-old girl. Police said the alleged threat was made sometime between 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

DRUNK DRIVING ARREST: Police arrested Mariusz Lewandowski, 52, of Alameda, on drunk driving and hit and run charges. Police said Lewandowski was described as being involved in a hit and run accident and that when police found him, he appeared to be passed out in the driver’s seat of his running vehicle at the corner of Encinal Avenue and Mound Street. They said he appeared intoxicated and was unable to perform field sobriety tests. Police arrested him at 7:21 p.m. and transported him to North County Jail.

BATTERY: Police are investigating an alleged battery on the 2600 block of Orion Street. Police said that at 10:54 p.m., the suspect allegedly struck the victim several times with a closed fist. It was not clear what prompted the alleged attack.

TRAILER THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, stole a trailer belonging to Berkland Baptist Church from a parking lot on the 2000 block of North Loop Road. Police said that sometime between 9 a.m. January 1 and 8 p.m. January 18, someone took the cargo trailer from the unsecured lot. The value of the trailer was not listed.

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Thursday, February 25

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Stolen bicycles: Gray Benny Track single-speed bike, between 7:55 a.m. and 4:48 p.m., from the 1300 block of Pearl Street.

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Friday, February 26

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GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, stole tools valued at $1,956 from a tool cart sitting in front of a home on the 3300 block of Fir Avenue. Police said the alleged crime occurred sometime between 4 p.m. January 1 and 3 p.m. January 2.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said ransacked a Sunset Road home this morning. Police said that the victim had gone to the gym at 9:05 a.m. and that when she returned, at 10:29 a.m., she noticed the door that led from the inside of her garage to her home was ajar. When police arrived and walked through the victim’s home, they found it had been ransacked. Police said the suspect appeared to have entered through an unlocked rear sliding door and exited through the front door. It was not clear what was taken.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, stole a boat valued at $6,500 from its Clement Street berth. Police said the nine-foot inflatable gray 2001 WMARP disappeared sometime from the Alameda Marina between 8 p.m. February 25 and 5 a.m. today.

THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, broke into a locked classroom at Wood Middle School and took $260 that a teacher had collected to take students on a class trip. Police said that the envelope containing the money and checks, which were being collected by an English teacher at the school to take students on a trip to the Ashland, Ore. Shakespeare Festival, went missing from the teacher’s desk sometime between 10:30 a.m. February 25 and 10 a.m. today.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, stole a laptop computer valued at $1,500 from a home on the 3000 block of Fairview Avenue. Police said that sometime between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., someone opened a window to the home with a pry bar, took the laptop and exited out the rear door.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said burglarized a home on the 100 block of Payot Court. Police said that sometime between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., someone forced open the rear window to the home and took money, a safe, keys, Social Security cards and passports valued at $1,700 and fled.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, stole a computer, thumb drives and a briefcase valued at $3,100 from a vehicle parked on the 800 block of Island Drive. Police said the alleged crime occurred sometime between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. The victim said he may have left his car unlocked.

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Saturday, February 27

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SEXUAL BATTERY ARREST: Police arrested Abdul M. Natouf, 24, of Alameda, on a sexual battery charge. Police said Natouf met his alleged victim on an Internet dating service and that he allegedly sexually battered the woman while the pair were sitting in a car parked on the 2100 block of Shoreline Drive. Police said the woman got out of the car and called them.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, broke into a vehicle parked on Fernside Boulevard and took a laptop, briefcase and baseball cards valued at $2,000. Police said the alleged crime occurred sometime between 7 p.m. February 26 and 3 a.m. today.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person who, they said, burrowed a hole through the sheet rock wall of their Clement Street storage unit into the adjacent unit. The alleged crime occurred sometime between 6:47 a.m. and 8:01 a.m. Police did not say what, if anything, was taken.

FRAUD: Police are investigating a possible Internet scam. Police said a local woman wired $1,180 to a Fort Lauderdale, Fla. dealer called Animal Relocators World Wide to purchase a dog. But she never received the dog she was promised.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, stole a DVD player and sunglasses valued at $700 from a vehicle parked on the 400 block of Whitehall Road. Police said that sometime between 10 a.m. February 26 and 11 a.m. today, someone smashed the passenger side window of the vehicle and took the items.

BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, broke into an unsecured garage to a home on the 3200 block of Sterling Avenue and stole a battery charger valued at $50. Police said the alleged crime occurred sometime between 8 p.m. February 26 and 6 a.m. today.

POSSESSION OF BURGLARY TOOLS: Police arrested Gregory Ollen Dubelle, 47, no address given, on a charge of being in possession of burglary tools. Police said they arrested Dubelle with bolt cutters and a hatchet shortly after midnight as he crossed over the Park Street Bridge.

Stolen bicycles: Black and gray 2007 model unknown, between 2 p.m. February 26 and noon today, from the 1500 block of Lafayette Street.

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