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Monday, July 12

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BURGLARY: Police are investigating an apparent burglary on the 1400 block of High Street in which an unknown suspect or suspects kicked in a door, entered a city-owned building, and possibly removed items before fleeing in an unknown direction. The building is part of the Harrison Recreation Center in Lincoln Park, police said.

GRAND THEFT: Alameda Point business NRC Environmental Services is the victim of an apparent theft of items valued at $15,000, police said. According to officials, an unknown person or persons entered the company’s equipment storage yard by unknown means sometime between July 4 and July 9 and used a vehicle to remove a gasoline-powered cable spooler and cable.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: Officials are investigating a report that an individual told a second person that he killed someone in Oakland using a gun, police said.

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Tuesday, July 13

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BURGLARY: Police are investigating an alleged burglary on the 1500 block of Saint Charles Street. Items valued at $462 were removed from the residence, which the unknown suspect or suspects entered through an unlocked kitchen window, police said.

BURGLARY: Police are searching for the unknown person or persons responsible for an burglary on the 500 block of Santa Clara Avenue. Tools valued at $7,645 and belonging to Ore-Cal Construction, Inc. were taken in the alleged crime, police said.

BURGLARY: The Public Storage facility at 1829 Webster Street has been the site of another burglary following several incidents reported in the past month, police said. According to officials, an unknown suspect or suspects cut the lock on a storage unit and removed items worth at least $3,300.

BATTERY ARREST: Police arrested a 25-year-old man, address not given, outside the 7-Eleven at 2301 Lincoln Avenue following what authorities said was a physical alteration with an individual who has a restraining order against him.

BATTERY: Police are also investigating a battery with injury in the 200 block of Corpus Christi Road. The victim invited the unknown suspect into his home and was then punched and knocked unconscious by the man, suffering injuries to his face, police said.

Stolen vehicles: Tan 1996 Nissan Maxima, from the 1100 block of Holly Street, between 9 p.m July 12 and 9:30 a.m. today.

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Wednesday, July 14

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BURGLARY: Police are investigating the theft of copper wire from a city-owned building at 270 West Ticonderoga Avenue, near the U.S.S. Hornet museum. According to authorities, security personnel in the area noticed that the door on the north side of the building was rolled halfway up. Security personnel then observed a tan or olive Toyota pickup truck driving away from the building at a high rate of speed, police said. The truck had a temporary registration sticker in the back window and no license plates, police said.

BATTERY ARREST: Police arrested 27-year-old Carolyn Faye Sharp, address not given, after she allegedly punched another individual in the face with a closed fist. Sharp was arrested at the Lemon Tree Inn bar at 2542 Santa Clara Avenue, police said.

ASSAULT WITH WEAPON: An unknown suspect struck a man in the leg with a large axe following a verbal altercation on the 2500 block of Clement Avenue, police said. According to authorities, both individuals fled the scene prior to officers arrival. The suspect was described as an Hispanic male.

Stolen vehicles: Blue 1994 Honda Del Sol, between 7 p.m. and 7:49 p.m., from the 1800 block of San Antonio Avenue.

Stolen bicycles: Black and silver Specialized Hard Rock, between 10 a.m. and 2:10 p.m., from the 400 block of Willow Street.

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Thursday, July 15

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GRAND THEFT: An unknown person or persons removed decorations valued at $460 from the door of a residence on the 2200 block of Otis Drive, police said. The items included an Easter wreath and a 20-pound clay Aztec figure.

THEFT FROM AN ELDER OR DEPENDENT ADULT: Police are investigating a Union City man for the alleged theft of $12,000 from an Alameda senior citizen. The suspect allegedly influenced the 84-year-old victim to withdraw the money as cashiers checks and deposit them into another account, in an attempt to later withdraw the cash, police said.

Stolen vehicles: Blue 1993 Honda Civic, between 9 p.m. July 14 and 10:30 a.m. today, from the 2000 block of San Jose Avenue.

White 1999 Honda Civic, between 12:01 a.m. and 1 a.m. July 14, from the 1200 block of Chestnut Street.

Stolen bicycles: Make and model unknown, between 8:30 p.m. July 14 and 12:01 p.m. today, from the rear compartment of a Silver GMC Terrain SUV on the 3200 block of Fernside Boulevard.

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Friday, July 16

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CRIMINAL THREATS: Police are investigating a series of alleged criminal threats relating to a boat sale, authorities said. The suspect in the case is alleged to have threatened to kill an employee of New Era Yachts after becoming dissatisfied with his contract.

Stolen bicycles: Trek mountain bike, between 1 p.m. and 2:59 p.m., from the 1500 block of Stanton Street.

Unknown make and model, between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., from the Harbor Bay Club at 200 Packet Landing Road.

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Saturday, July 17

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GRAND THEFT: Police are investigating the alleged theft of a digital camera worth $500 from the area of Webster Street and Haight Street.

CARJACKING AND ROBBERY ARRESTS: Police arrested two juvenile males, ages 15 and 17, as suspects in a carjacking and separate robbery that occurred Saturday night. Police said the suspects were positively identified as the individuals who attempted to steal a car from the 1400 block of Ninth Street at approximately 9:30 p.m. The gun allegedly used by one of the suspects in that incident has also been recovered, police said. Authorities said the juveniles are also connected to a robbery on the 2300 block of Buena Vista Avenue in which a victim was struck in the head with a gun. The second incident occurred between 10:35 p.m. and 10:40 p.m., police said.

GRAND THEFT: Police are searching for the person who took a bicycle for a test ride from the nonprofit Alameda Point Collaborative bike shop Cycles of Change and never returned. The bicycle is described as a gray and red Cannondale Super V 900, police said.

Stolen vehicles: Gray 1986 Toyota Cressida, between 10:30 a.m. and 4:45 p.m., from the 2300 block of Rainbow Court.

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Sunday, July 18

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ASSAULT WITH DEADLY WEAPON: Police are searching for up to seven suspects in an assault that occurred on the 1400 block of Webster Street. The suspects, described as one white male and several Asian males in their 20s, allegedly kicked and punched the victim during an argument before one of the suspects, an Asian male, cut the victim’s left hand with a knife, police said.

ANIMAL ABUSE: An Alameda man left his dog in a vehicle on the 700 block of Buena Vista Avenue with no food or shade between 11:15 a.m. and 12:54 p.m., police said.

GRAND THEFT: Police are investigating the apparent theft of a tool box from the backyard of a job site on the 1200 block of Pearl Street. The box and tools are valued at $6,380, police said.

BURGLARY: Police are searching for the unknown suspect or suspects who entered an unsecured garage in the 1800 block of Pearl Street and removed three bikes valued at $6,000.

Stolen vehicles: White 2010 Honda Accord, between 8:15 p.m. July 16 and 4:45 p.m. today, from the 2100 block of Alameda Avenue.

Stolen bicycles: Green Klein mountain bike, between 11 p.m. July 17 and 8 a.m. today, from the 3200 block of Fernside Boulevard.

Black Specialized Langster, between 4 p.m. July 17 and 1:30 p.m. today, from the 2400 block of Central Avenue.

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