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Monday, July 19

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ATTEMPTED VEHICLE THEFTS: Police said there were two attempted vehicle thefts in the blocks surrounding the intersection of Buena Vista Avenue and St. Charles Street. In both cases an unknown suspect or suspects shattered a car window and attempted to activate the ignition, police said.

BURGLARIES: Police are investigating apparent burglaries at two residences in an apartment complex on the 2000 block of Otis Drive. A locked front door had been forced open and the two units had been ransacked, police said.

BURGLARIES: Police are investigating a series of burglaries at a residence on the 1500 block of Central Avenue. Authorities said that a malfunctioning garage door had allegedly been used as a means of repeated entry to a garage from which two bicycles and two sub-woofers have been taken since June 1.

BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspects smashed a back door window to a residence on the 400 block of Santa Clara Avenue in order to gain entry and remove currency and computer equipment valued at $4,150, police said.

GRAND THEFT/FICTITIOUS CHECK: Police are investigating an 18-year-old female suspect who allegedly attempted to cash a fictitious check worth $1,470 at Bank of America. The victim of the alleged theft resides in Oakland, police said.

BURGLARY: Police are searching for the person or persons involved in an alleged burglary on the 400 block of Lincoln Avenue.

Stolen bicycles: Black beach cruiser with white wall tires, between 9:45 a.m. and 10:10 a.m., from the 200 block of Maple Way.

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Tuesday, July 20

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BURGLARY ARREST: Police arrested Oakland resident Leroy Darmaryi Gonzalez, 21, on a burglary charge. Gonzalez was known to be wanted on probable cause for burglary and called to turn himself in, police said.

THEFT BY FRAUD: Police are investigating a fraud case in which the 75-year-old victim transferred $10,596 to another individual as part of an alleged confidence scam. According to authorities, the Alameda resident received a call from someone identifying himself as an “officer of the court” in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The caller allegedly told the victim that his grandson had been arrested in Santo Domingo for possession of cocaine and would need money wired for bail. The victim wired $4,700 before receiving a second call requesting additional money to pay a judicial fine. The victim then sent an additional $5,100 to the suspect.

BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons smashed the real sliding door of a residence on the 2300 block of Pearl Harbor Road and removed items valued at $4,800, police said.

FRAUD: Police are investigating a fraud that cost Marina Village Parkway business Architectural Glass & Aluminum Co. nearly $600, authorities said. According to police, the suspect forged and cashed checks purportedly from the business.

Stolen vehicles: Gray 1991 Acura Legend, between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. July 18, from the 2500 block of Barbers Point Road.

Stolen bicycles: Blue Schwinn Voyager, between 10:03 p.m. July 18 and 7:30 a.m. today, from the 2000 block of San Antonio Avenue.

White Giant Grand Rapid, between noon June 6 and 3 p.m. July 17, from the 2100 block of Shoreline Drive.

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Wednesday, July 21

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FOUND PROPERTY: A disassembled ATM has been found on the 1000 block of Atlantic Avenue, police said.

BURGLARY: Police are investigating the latest in a series of burglaries at the Public Storage facility at 1829 Webster Street. An unknown suspect or suspects cut the padlock off of a locker and removed baseball cards valued at $3,550 sometime between June 1 and today, police said.

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Thursday, July 22

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BURGLARIES: Police are searching for the unknown person or persons who entered a residence on the 300 block of Lincoln Avenue through an unlocked front door and removed a laptop computer valued at $1,100 during daylight hours, police said. An unknown suspect or suspect also entered a residence on the nearby 300 block of Santa Clara Avenue through an unlocked rear door and took an iPod and cash valued at $698. The alleged theft also occurred during the day while the resident was away, police said.

FRAUD: Police are investigating an alleged fraud in which a victim wired $13,510 to a suspect as an insurance payment for a fictitious sweepstakes.

BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons entered a residence on the 2700 block of Pearl Harbor Road while the victim was away at work, removing laptops and jewelry valued at $4,150 before fleeing, police said.

FRAUD: Police are investigating an alleged fraud involving a victim who believed she was working for a “secret shopper” company she had only had contact with online. A representative of the company, XConsumer Secrets, allegedly sent fraudulent money orders to the victim with instructions to cash them and send money to another individual, police said.

VIOLATION OF RESTRAINING ORDER ARREST: Police arrested a 25-year-old man with no known address for violating a restraining order his mother had taken out against him, authorities said.

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Friday, July 23

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GRAND THEFT: Police are searching for the unknown suspect or suspects who took a purse from the Shamrock Bar at 1403 Webster Street between 12:55 a.m. and 1:08 a.m. today.

BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons forced open the door to a residence on the 1700 block of San Antonio Avenue and fled with jewelry and cash, police said.

BURGLARY: Police are investigating an apparent burglary of a residence on the 2700 block of Pearl Harbor Road. Items stolen in the daylight crime are valued at $19,200, police said.

Stolen bicycles: Black Cannondale F9 mountain bike, between 1 p.m. and 3:15 p.m., from the 1400 block of Park Street.

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Saturday, July 24

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BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspects entered a residence on the 200 block of Corpus Christi Road and removed a video game system, police said.

Stolen bicycles: Gray Mongoose mountain bike, between 12:43 p.m. and 12:48 p.m., from the 2400 block of Clement Avenue.

Specialized Crossroads, between 9 p.m. June 23 and and 9 a.m. today, from a secured courtyard area of an apartment complex in the 1400 block of Eighth Street.

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Sunday, July 25

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BATTERY: A 25-year-old woman struck another 25-year-old woman with her fists during a confrontation on the 2900 block of Central Avenue, police said.

Stolen vehicles: Blue 1990 Toyota Camry, between 2:30 p.m. July 24 and 6 p.m. today, from the 2000 block of Alameda Avenue.

Stolen bicycles: Unknown make and model, between 1 p.m. July 18 and 10:30 a.m. today, from the 2100 block of San Antonio Avenue.

Worksman Lite Trike tricycle, between 1 p.m. July 19 and 11 a.m. today, from the 2300 block of Buena Vista Avenue.

Gray Marine Novato, between an unknown time on July 22 and 8 p.m. today, from the 1200 block of Broadway.

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