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Monday, March 29


ROBBERY: Police are looking for the man who ripped a necklace off an elderly woman’s neck as she stood at a bus stop. Police said the 74-year-old woman had just got off work and was standing at a bus stop at the corner of Otis and Westline drives, at 5:05 p.m. They said a man walked up to the bus stop and took her necklace as the bus was approaching. He then fled on foot, they said. Police said the necklace was worth $1,500. They described the suspect as an Hispanic male, 25 years of age, 5’8” and thin with black hair. They said he was wearing a white shirt, black pants and a blue handkerchief around his head.


Tuesday, March 30


EMBEZZLEMENT: Police are looking for a former employee of a local clothing store who, they believe, embezzled $1,383.47 before being fired from the store. Police said they got a call from The Children’s Place about the former employee, who they said was fired back in February. They said store security believe the former employee logged a series of fake returns between December 29 and February 24.

BATTERY: Police said they received a report of a man who, they said, pushed a woman against a door and sprayed her with an air freshener and water from a garden hose. Police said the alleged incident occurred at about 7 p.m. They said the woman had no visible injuries, refused medical treatment and requested that the alleged suspect, who police described as a longtime friend, not be prosecuted.

Stolen vehicles: Black 1993 Honda Civic, between 4:50 p.m. March 29 and 6:45 a.m. today, from the 900 block of Pacific Avenue. The vehicle was recovered by the victim from the 1700 block of Wood Street.

Stolen bicycles: Silver Diamondback Ascot men’s 15-speed, between 9 p.m. March 26 an 6 a.m. march 28, from the 1000 block of San Antonio Avenue.

Green 15-speed women’s street bike, between 6:30 p.m. and 7:15 p.m., from the 400 block of Southshore Center.


Wednesday, March 31


WARRANT ARREST: Police arrested Derrick Miguel Perryman, 39, no address given, on warrants for battery and child abuse. Police said they picked up Perryman at San Francisco County Jail, where he was being held on the warrants.

BRANDISHING: Police are looking for someone who, they said, brandished a gun at a friend in a dispute over money. Police said the suspect showed up to the victim’s apartment at 11:30 p.m. and confronted the victim about money police said he owed. When the victim told the suspect he didn’t have the money, police said the suspect reached into his jacket and pulled out a silver revolver, which the suspect described as a .32 caliber handgun with brown handle grips. Police said the alleged suspect later fled. A suspect description was not available. Police also said the victim later found his car tires slashed and the drivers’ side window smashed.

ARSON: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, set fire to a trash Dumpster outside a local business. Police said they were flagged down by a bystander shortly after 8 p.m. who reported the fire at the dumpster, which was on the 2200 block of Santa Clara Avenue. No further damage was reported.


Thursday, April 1


BURGLARY: Police are looking for the person or persons who, they said, stole laptops and video games valued at $1,600 from a home on the 1800 block of Chapin Street. Police said the suspects entered the home sometime between 9:15 a.m. and 2:15 p.m. through a rear slider door while the victim was at school.

GRAND THEFT ARREST: Police arrested Eugene Robert Curley, 47, no address, on a grand theft charge. Police said that Curley was seen running from a location where a theft had just occurred. Police said Curley was positively identified as the suspect in the theft and that he had previously been convicted of theft and was also on parole. Police said they arrested Curley at 8:52 p.m. and booked him at the Alameda Police Department.

STRONG ARM ROBBERY: Police are looking for two people who, they said, tackled a teenage girl, assaulted her and took her jacket. Police said the 18-year-old victim was on the 2400 block of San Jose Avenue shortly before midnight when she was tackled by the first suspect. They said the second suspect assaulted the victim and took her jacket. The pair then fled. Police described the first suspect as a black male, age 20, 5’8” and 150 pounds with short brown hair and brown eyes. The second suspect was described as being 5’2” with black hair braided in a ponytail, no race, age or gender information given.

Stolen autos: White 1989 Acura Integra two-door, between February 28 and March 31, from the 200 block of Cypress.


Friday, April 2


BURGLARY: Police are looking for a suspect in a burglary from a home on the 1800 block of Elm Street. Police said the suspect entered the victim’s residence, a converted garage, sometime between 6:30 p.m. March 26 and 5:30 p.m. today and too the victim’s keys, video games, DVDs and a flashlight. The items were valued at $450. Police described the suspect as a black male, age 18, 5’8” and 130 pounds, with short, black hair; brown eyes; and a thin mustache. Police said the suspect was wearing a bright green shirt and gray sweatpants.

Stolen autos: Silver 1999 Nissan Maxima four-door, between 10 p.m. and 11:58 p.m. April 1, from the 2100 block of San Antonio Avenue. The vehicle was later recovered from the 1600 block of Clement Avenue, after it was involved in a hit-and-run with an electrical box.


Saturday, April 3


ASSAULT ARREST: Police arrested Johnny Xavier Lopez, 26, of Alameda, on an assault with a deadly weapon charge after Lopez allegedly tried to run down a tow company worker after an argument. Police arrested Lopez shortly after 7 a.m. in front of his Buena Vista Avenue home.

ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON: Police are looking for the person who, they said, pulled a knife on two people and swung it at them, ripping one victim’s shirt. Police said the alleged crime occurred at about 10:40 p.m. on the 1300 block of Park Street. They described the suspect as a black male, 40, 5’9” and 145 pounds, with short, black hair; brown eyes, wearing a black jacket and blue jeans.

GRAND THEFT: Police are looking for the person or persons who, the said, stole a woman’s purse from a local church. Police said that sometime between 7:15 p.m. and 10 p.m., someone took the victim’s purse from a closet in the Christ Church parish hall. The purse and its contents were valued at $498.


Sunday, April 4


ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON: Police are looking for two or more suspects in a beating at a Park Street bar. Police said the victim entered the bar on the 1500 block of Park Street at 12:25 a.m. and was confronted by the suspects, who beat him and knocked him unconscious. Police said the suspects stomped on the victim’s face and head and then fled the scene. Police said the victim, who sustained injuries to his face and head, was transported to Highland Medical Center for treatment.

Stolen bicycles: White 10-speed mountain bike, unknown make and model, between 5 p.m. April 3 and 3 p.m. today, from the 2100 block of Otis Drive.

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