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Monday, July 26

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GRAND THEFT: Authorities are searching for three individuals who allegedly broke into an eyeglass chest and stole eyeglasses from Gorin Eye Center at 510 South Shore Center. The two men and one female entered the office and asked for help before taking the glasses and fleeing in a silver Ford Taurus, police said.

BURGLARY: A city-owned building on Alameda Point has been the site of a theft of copper wire, police said. The apparent burglary occurred at 270 West Ticonderoga Avenue.

BATTERY ARREST: Police arrested Alameda resident Sarah Lee Tourte, 18, for petty theft and battery after Tourte allegedly kicked a witness to her citizen’s arrest by Nob Hill loss prevention personnel at Nob Hill Foods. Tourte was taken into custody through a citizen’s arrest after she allegedly concealed bottles of alcohol in her purse and exited the store.

Stolen vehicles: Red 1991 Toyota Camry, between 6:30 p.m. July 25 and 5 a.m. today, from the 1200 block of Court Street.

Blue 1975 Dodge V25, between 3 p.m. July 23 and 8:30 a.m. today, from the 400 block of Taylor Avenue.

Silver 2003 Yamaha RS, between 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., from the 900 block of Shorepoint Court.

Stolen bicycles: Copper Giant Yukon, between 3:20 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., from a bicycle rack at the Harbor Bay Club at 200 Packet Lading Road.

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Tuesday, July 27

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BATTERY WITH SERIOUS BODILY INJURY ARREST: Police arrested Joshua Keene Robinson, 19, of Alameda after a victim positively identified him as the person who punched him in the mouth, causing him to sustain a jaw fracture, a laceration to his lower lip, and the loss of two teeth, police said.

BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons entered a residence on the 2200 block of Central Avenue through an unlocked living room window and stole cash, video game equipment, and a laptop, police said.

BURGLARY: Police are investigating an alleged burglary at State Street Bank & Trust Co. at 1001 Marina Village Parkway. According to authorities, an unknown suspect or suspects broke a window on the south side of the business and stole a television, LCD projector, and two pairs of shoes. The total value of the stolen items was $6,070, police said.

BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspects forced open a back door of a residence on the 1300 block of High Street and stole items valued at $1,279, including money and a handgun, police said.

BURGLARY: Police are searching for the person or persons involved in an alleged burglary on the 3200 block of Washington Street. An unknown person or persons pushed open a back door window and stole $2,346 of items, including computer and video equipment and a shotgun, police said.

GRAND THEFT: Police are investigating the apparent theft of a bass guitar. According to authorities, the owner of the instrument lent it to a former boyfriend who refuses to return it.

BATTERY: Three male suspects attacked a 27-year-old Alameda resident at the Alameda Theatre & Cineplex, police said. The incident occurred at approximately 5:26 p.m.

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES: Police are investigating a report that a woman found bruises on her arms after returning home from Alameda Hospital, authorities said.

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Wednesday, July 28

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BURGLARY: Police are searching for the person or persons responsible for an alleged burglary on the 300 block of Central Avenue. The items missing are valued at $2,439, police said.

Stolen vehicles: White 1993 Honda Civic, between 4:30 p.m. July 27 and 6 a.m. today, from the area of Clement Avenue and Stanford Street.

Stolen bicycles: Silver Gary Fisher Cobia, between 12:01 a.m. July 7 and 4:30 p.m. today, from the 2100 block of Shoreline Drive.

White mountain bike, unknown make or model, between 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., from the 500 block of Corpus Christi Road.

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Thursday, July 29

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BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspects entered an open construction site on the 400 block of Taylor Avenue and removed items of unknown value, police said.

NARCOTICS ARREST: Police arrested Fremont resident Keith Thomas Dunn, 29, on a charge of possession of heroin packaged for sale after stopping him for a vehicle code violation at Lincoln Avenue and Webster Street. Dunn was also suspected to be under the influence of heroin, police said.

Stolen vehicles: Yellow 1989 Mazda B22, between 11 p.m. July 26 and 1:01 p.m. today, from the 800 block of Union Street.

Dark green 2000 Honda Civic, between 3 p.m. July 28 and 1:20 p.m. today, from the 1800 block of Shoreline Drive.

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Friday, July 30

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BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspect broke an exterior window of Harbor Bay Parkway business Wellguard Insurance Solutions and took computer and audio-visual equipment valued at $2,600, police said.

TRESPASSING: Police are investigating an alleged trespassing incident at Alameda Point. According to authorities, a security guard at the former Naval base reported to PM Realty, owner of a building on the 1100 block of West Tower Avenue, that a person had been seen coming out of the structure and had identified himself as an employee of the company. The suspect was no longer employed by PM Realty and was not authorized to be inside the building, police said.

GRAND THEFT: Police are searching for the suspect or suspects responsible for an alleged theft at the 7-Eleven at 639 Buena Vista Avenue. The victim of the alleged crime placed a purse and a cell phone valued at $400 on the store counter and then stepped away to pick up items, police said. When the victim returned home, said authorities, she realized she was missing her phone.

Stolen vehicles: Blue 1994 Saturn SL, between 10 a.m. and 1:15 p.m., from the 200 block of Stardust Place.

Stolen bicycles: Black Trek FX 7.3, between 8:50 a.m. and 3 p.m., from a bicycle rack at the Harbor Bay Club at 200 Packet Lading Road.

Specialized Cross Trainer, between 12:45 p.m. and 3:15 p.m., from a bicycle rack at the Harbor Bay Club at 200 Packet Lading Road.

Specialized Rock, between 3 p.m. and 3:20 p.m., from the 1500 block of Park Street.

Black/white Schwinn, unknown model, between 2:47 p.m. and 5 p.m., from a bicycle rack in the “C” parking lot at 2300 Central Avenue.

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Saturday, July 31

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ARSON: Police are investigating an alleged case of arson at a city-owned recreation center at 351 Cypress Street. According to police, a witness saw a man trying to light a gas main on the Woodstock Park building with a box of matches. The witness watched the unknown suspect’s attempt to start a fire for about 10 minutes, police said. According to authorities, the suspect fled the area after the unsuccessful arson attempts.

BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons removed a padlock from a storage unit at the Public Storage facility at 1829 Webster Street and removed property valued at $2,695, police said. The alleged burglary occurred between January and July 22, police said, and is the latest reported theft from the facility following several burglary reports in recent months.

FRAUD: Police are investigating an apparent fraud in which a man allegedly asked his ex-girlfriend to deposit a fraudulent check and then withdraw the cash for him, police said.

ROBBERY INJURIES: Alameda Hospital staff treated a man claiming to be the victim of an Oakland robbery for gunshot-related injuries, police said. Authorities reported the case to Oakland officials, who visited the hospital and took statements on the alleged crime, police said.

Stolen vehicles: White 1992 Ford Bronco, between 12:01 a.m. and 4:50 a.m., from the 1300 block of Third Street.

Black 1999 Chevy 1550, between noon July 29 and 11 a.m. today, from the 900 block of Shorepoint Court.

Stolen bicycles: Specialized BMX, between 9 p.m. DATE and 9:15 p.m., from the 100 block of Brush Street.

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Sunday, August 1

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STALKING ARREST: Police arrested Gail Ann Gehman, 45, of Las Vegas, after Gehman allegedly traveled to Alameda and approached a seller at the Alameda Point Antiques and Collectibles Faire whom she allegedly had previously harassed with e-mails, texts, and phone calls, police said. Gehman had initiated the communications under the guise of being a client, police said, and was allegedly interested in a romantic relationship with the victim. Gehman was initially apprehended by citizen’s arrest, authorities said.

BURGLARY: Police are investigating an alleged burglary on the 200 block of Channing Way. The burglary occurred between June 26 and July 22; a Rolex watch valued at $5,000 is missing, police said.

Stolen vehicles: Red 2009 Vespa scooter, between 3:30 p.m. March 14 and 1:30 p.m. July 14, from the 1300 block of Ferry Point.

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