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Monday, August 23


VANDALISM ARREST: Police arrested Dennis Gerard Mix Jr., 45, of Alameda on a vandalism charge after Mix allegedly damaged the window and door frame of a patrol vehicle by kicking it from the inside. Mix had been placed under arrest for outstanding grand theft and petty theft warrants and was in the backseat of the police car at the time of the incident, authorities said.

GRAND THEFT: Police are investigating the theft of a laptop from Harbor Bay Parkway business Abbott Laboratories. An unknown suspect or suspects stole the laptop, valued at $1,200, from a desk in the secured building, police said.

BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons gained entry to a residence on the 800 block of Laurel Street through a window and took items valued at $600 while the victim was out of town, police said.

Stolen vehicles: Green 1998 Honda Accord, between 12:30 a.m. and 8 a.m., from the 2200 block of Central Avenue.

White 2003 Chevrolet Express, between 6 p.m. August 21 and noon today, from the 200 block of Channing Way.

Brown 2002 Chevrolet PT Cruiser, between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., from the 1200 block of Shoreline Drive.


Tuesday, August 24


COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: Police are investigating an early morning burglary at the Webster 76 gas station at 1716 Webster Street. According to authorities, 31 cartons of cigarettes and a thumb drive disappeared from the station when a suspect created a diversion by pretending his gas pump was malfunctioning; two other suspects driving a second car then allegedly stole the items, which are valued at $1,353, police said.

GRAND THEFT: An unknown suspect stole a wallet from a purse on the 800 block of Marina Village Parkway, fleeing with items valued at $457.50, including a ticket to Burning Man.

BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons stole two bicycles valued at $1,000 from a detached garage on the 1100 block of Admiralty Lane, police said.

Stolen vehicles: White 2010 Toyota Prius, between 9 p.m. August 23 and 7:40 a.m. today, from the 100 block of Oldcastle Lane.

Black 2007 Honda RS motorcycle, between 7 p.m. August 23 and 6:30 a.m. today, from the 1900 block of Franciscan Way.

Stolen bicycles: Green Bay Packers child’s bike, between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. August 23, from the 400 block of Neptune Gardens Avenue.


Wednesday, August 25


BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons gained entry to a garage on the 1300 block of Regent Street and stole a bicycle valued at $600, police said.

GRAND THEFT: Police are investigating an apparent grand theft at a residence on the 1500 block of Broadway. According to authorities, a female suspect allegedly vandalized the apartment she shares with another individual and stole jewelry and a flat screen TV belonging to the roommate.

GRAND THEFT: Police are searching for the suspect or suspects in an alleged theft at Alameda Hospital. The wallet and watch of a deceased man went missing after the man’s death at the hospital, police said, though the items later reappeared.

RACCOON BITE: A raccoon bit a woman walking her dog on the 1800 block of Stanford Street between 8 p.m. and 8:25 p.m., police said. According to authorities, the woman refused medical treatment.


Thursday, August 26


FORGERY: Police are investigating an alleged forgery at US Bank at 2227 South Shore Center. An unknown suspect allegedly attempted to cash a check belonging to another individual, police said.

Stolen vehicles: Red 1992 Mazda Miata, between 10:30 p.m. August 25 and 1 a.m. today, from the 1000 block of Mound Street.


Friday, August 27


BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspects kicked in the door to a residence on the 1300 block of Broadway before conducting a selective search, selecting a victim’s United States passport and bank statements, and then fleeing through a window, police said.

ROBBERY ARREST: Police arrested Sebastian Chastang, 21, last known address in Alameda, for robbery after Chastang allegedly stole a cell phone from a table at Littlejohn Park and refused to return it when the victim tried to retrieve the phone. Chastang, who police also booked for violation of probation terms, allegedly pulled on the victim’s hand before fleeing with the item. He was later found in possession with the phone and positively identified by the victim and a witness, police said.


Saturday, August 28


BATTERY: Police are investigating an alleged battery that occurred on the 600 block of Westline Drive. According to authorities, two male suspects got into an argument with a an elderly woman and pushed her, causing her to fall to the ground.

BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons forced open the rear door to a residence on the 2200 block of San Antonio Avenue and stole items valued at nearly $5,000, police said.

Stolen vehicles: White 2004 Ford F-250, between 10 p.m. August 27 and 9 a.m. today, from the 300 block of Broadway.

Stolen bicycles: Cannondale T700, between 5 p.m. August 26 and 6:40 a.m. August 27, from the 1400 block of Walnut Street.


Sunday, August 29


BURGLARY: Police are investigating a burglary at the Public Storage facility at 1829 Webster Street. According to authorities, an unknown person or persons cut locks on storage units and stole furniture and tools valued at $680. It is the most recent of a string of apparent burglaries at the business.

BURGLARY ARREST: Police arrested Randi Manae Harvey, 28, of Oakland, on a burglary charge after she allegedly stole items from the TJ Maxx at Alameda Towne Centre. Harvey had no means of payment for the merchandise, police said, and had brought an empty bag into the store allegedly to conceal stolen items, showing intent that warranted a charge of burglary rather than theft.

Stolen vehicles: Blue 1991 Honda Civic, between 10:45 p.m. August 28 and 11 a.m. today, from the 1200 block of Shoreline Drive.

Stolen bicycles: Black/white Bridgestone MB-1, between 6 a.m. August 26 and 5:29 p.m. today, from the 900 block of Pacific Avenue.

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