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Monday, July 5

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VANDALISM: A family living on the 2100 block of Otis Drive reported an attack on their front door while they were home early Monday morning, police said. After hearing a loud bang at the front door, one member of the family reportedly got up to investigate the noise and saw the silhouette of a person through a pane of frosted glass.

BURGLARY: Police are investigating an alleged burglary in the 1800 block of Saint Charles Street. An unknown suspect or suspects broke a kitchen window and removed items valued at approximately $1,300, police said.

BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspect broke a window at Bladium Sports & Fitness Club at 800 W. Tower Avenue and removed video game equipment valued at $2,223, police said. The alleged crime from the Alameda Point business occurred between 9:30 p.m. and 9:40 p.m. on July 4.

BURGLARY: Police are searching for the unknown person or persons who cut a security screen, kicked in a door, and entered an apartment on the 1700 block of Sherman Street between July 3 and July 5, fleeing in an unknown direction with items valued at $200.

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Tuesday, July 6

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GRAND THEFT: An unknown suspect or suspects stole a marine battery, bait fish, and bait barrels from a boat and dock area on the 1500 block of Buena Vista Avenue, police said. The alleged crime occurred between 6 p.m. June 29 and 6:30 a.m. July 5.

BURGLARY: Police are investigating an apparent burglary and vehicle theft from a vacant home on the 1200 block of Central Avenue. According to police, the owner of the residence is deceased. Sometime between January 6 and July 6, the house was ransacked, and jewelry, china, and a vehicle from the driveway are missing, police said. The suspects appear to have been living in the residence for an unknown amount of time. A neighbor had previously informed the deceased’s son that the home appeared to have been burglarized in November 2009; as a result of that incident, the deceased’s identity was stolen and $22,000 withdrawn from her accounts, police said.

BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons entered Alameda Point-based Bobac C.F.S. Corp, a shipping and storage company located at 300 A Avenue, and removed credit cards and 60 feet of copper wire, police said. The alleged crime occurred between July 2 and July 6.

GRAND THEFT: Police are searching for a suspect or suspects in the theft of $7,000 worth of stock certificates from a safe inside a residence on the 1000 block of Sherman Street. The alleged crime occurred between June 28 and July 1, police said. The victim is a wheelchair-bound senior who receives at-home medical assistance and, according to police, has had a new in-home caregiver since June 28.

DUI AND ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON ARREST: Authorities arrested a 33-year-old Concord man for intentionally striking a vehicle driven by the the mother of his child with his own vehicle, police said. According to police, the defendant had admitted to smoking marijuana earlier that day and was also charged with violating a restraining order taken out by the victim.

ROBBERY: Police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery at Marina Village Inn at 1151 Pacific Marina. The unknown individual removed money from a cash drawer and from a victim’s wallet before fleeing with $1,148 in cash, police said.

VEHICLE THEFT: A Silver 2005 Kia Optima used by its owner as a taxi was stolen from Bladium Sports & Fitness Club and then involved in a hit-and-run accident in Oakland, police said. The alleged theft occurred between 8:40 p.m. and 9:29 p.m. today.

Stolen bicycles: Black Specialized Roll 1, between 12:40 p.m. and 12:42 p.m. today, from the 1400 block of Broadway.

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Wednesday, July 7

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BURGLARY: Police are investigating a burglary at a business on the 1700 block of Santa Clara Avenue. A window was found open at the location, police said, and a computer valued at $1,300 was missing.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: A unknown person or persons removed the hinges from the door to the West End Library in an attempt to gain entry, police said. An employee of Sausal Corporation, which is doing construction on the closed libary facility, reported the alleged crime, which police said occurred between 5 p.m. on July 6 and 7 a.m. today.

GRAND THEFT: Police are investigating the apparent theft of a television set from the lobby of Extended Stay America at 1350 Marina Village Parkway. The television was removed from its mounts, police said.

BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspects entered a residence on the 1000 block of Lewelling Court and removed a Sony laptop valued at $700, police said. According to authorities, the alleged crime occurred between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on July 6.

BURGLARY: Police are searching for the unknown person or persons who forced entry to a residence on the 1400 block of High Street and ransacked it, fleeing with items valued at $460. The break-in occurred between 6 a.m. and 3:25 p.m. today, police said.

BURGLARY: The Public Storage facility at 1829 Webster Street has been the site of a burglary, police said. The alleged crime occurred when an unknown suspect or suspects cut a padlock off a storage locker and removed a flat-screen TV valued at $2,400. According to police records, an earlier burglary at the facility occurred sometime between April 30 and June 15.

BURGLARY: Police are investigating a burglary on the 3200 block of Sterling Avenue. An unknown person or persons forced entry to a residence between 7 a.m. and 4:45 p.m., police said, ransacking the residence and fleeing with jewelry of unknown value.

GRAND THEFT: An unknown suspect or suspect smashed the right passenger window of a vehicle parked on the 1500 block of Bay Street and removed a purse and backpack containing items valued at $880, police said.

BURGLARY: Police are also investigating a burglary on the zero block of Kingsbury Court. An unknown person or persons entered a residence and removed items of unknown value, including a computer, police said.

Stolen bicycle: Black and orange Kona JTS, between 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. today, from the 400 block of Camden Road.

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Thursday, July 8

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MISCELLANEOUS INCIDENT: Police are investigating the discovery of a burning hand towel under the hood of a vehicle in the 2200 block of Santa Clara Avenue.

APPROPRIATION OF LOST PROPERTY ARREST: Police arrested Alameda resident Andrew Pedro Jackson, 43, for allegedly attempting to sell items that had been stolen from an Oakland Foot Locker in the aftermath of the Johannes Mehserle verdict. Jackson was attempting to sell two left-foot Air Jordans as a pair, police said, as well as seven shirts identified as items from the Broadway store. According to authorities, all of the goods still had Foot Locker tags attached. Jackson was allegedly selling the items on the 1400 block of Webster Street in the hours after the looting occurred. He was also booked on a charge of public intoxication, police said.

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Friday, July 9

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ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspects attempted to pry open a locked office door at Point Marina Vista banquet event center on the 1000 block of Pacific Marina, police said.

GRAND THEFT: Police are investigating the alleged theft of a GPS device and cell phone valued at $1,000 from a vehicle parked on the 10o block of Oyster Pond. The alleged crime occurred between July 2 and July 3, police said.

Stolen vehicles: Blue 1992 Nissan Pathfinder, between 7:30 p.m. July 8 and 10 a.m. today, from the 1200 block of College Avenue.

Stolen bicycles: Orange Republic Aristotle, time unknown, from the 100 block of Shannon Circle.

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Saturday, July 10

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BATTERY ARRESTS: Police arrested San Leandro residents Jorge Luis Gonzalez, 23, and Nikol Soledad Molano, 21, after what authorities said was a drunken fight on the 1500 block of Central Avenue. The men, who shared a last known address, are accused of punching a 26-year-old Alameda resident several times, police said.

CRIMINAL THREATS ARREST: Police arrested a 46-year-old Alameda man for allegedly making criminal threats against his wife. The man threatened to burn down the victim’s house and blow up the victim’s car, police said.

FORGED CHECK ARREST: Police arrested Patrick Taylor Shannon, 22, when the man allegedly attempted for pass a forged check at the Chase Bank at 951 Marina Village Parkway. Shannon was also booked for possession of hypodermic needles and heroin, police said.

BURGLARY: Police are investigating a burglary of approximately $3,000 in firearms, electronic equipment, clothing and DVDs from a storage shed at the Public Storage facility at 1829 Webster Street. The alleged crime, which police said occurred between April 3 and June 23, is one of three reported at the facility in recent weeks. Among the items missing are an M77 rifle, a Winchester shotgun, and a scope.

Stolen bicycles: Giant GFR BMX-style bicycle, between 10 p.m. July 7 and noon July 8, from the area of Central Avenue and Park Street.

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Sunday, July 11

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BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspects entered a garage on the 1000 block of Camelia Drive through a window and removed vehicle tires and rims valued at $1,000, police said. According to police, the alleged crime occurred between 1:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. today.

BURGLARY: Police are investigating an apparent burglary of a residence on the 600 block of Arlington Isle between 10:15 a.m. July 9 and 9:10 p.m. today. The front door had been pried open with a pry tool and a ransack search had occurred, police said.

Stolen vehicles: 2010 Ford Econoline U-Haul van, between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. today, from the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue.

Stolen bicycles: Giant Avail 1, between 10 p.m. July 10 and 10 a.m. today, from the 2100 block of Otis Drive.

Trek single speed girl’s bicycle, between 10 p.m. June 29 and 9 a.m. June 30, from the 1800 block of High Street.

Two bicycles, unknown make or model, between 4 p.m. July 10 and midnight today, from the 1800 block of Chapin Street.

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