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Monday, September 6

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ASSAULT: An individual on a sailboat in the estuary witnessed a man hit a woman with an oar, police said. A responding law enforcement officer was unable to locate the involved parties.

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Tuesday, September 7

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BATTERY: A man pushed a woman to the ground and then picked her up by her jacket and threw her into a wall after she refused to buy him allergy pills from a Walgreens store, police said. The incident happened between 1:50 a.m. and 1:52 a.m. at the Walgreens location at 1918 Webster Street. According to authorities, the victim’s head hit a brick pillar when she was thrown. The unknown suspect, described as a black male, then fled the area on foot, police said.

BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons cut the screen to a window on the 1000 block of Walnut Street and entered the residence through the window, taking items valued at $3,350, police said.

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Wednesday, September 8

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FRAUD: Police are investigating an apparent confidence scam that targeted an Alameda woman in her 80s. The unknown suspect obtained $2,993.10 via Western Union from the victim after convincing her that she was wiring money to pay for taxes on a fictitious sweepstakes prize, police said.

PEEPING TOM: Police are searching for the unknown suspect, described as a white male, who was seen prowling in the back yard of a residence on the 2700 block of San Jose Avenue. The man fled when a victim shouted at him, police said.

Stolen bicycles: Gray Trek mountain bike, between 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., from the 2200 block of Santa Clara Avenue.

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Thursday, September 9

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BURGLARY ARRESTS: Police arrested Kevin Lamont Smith, 39, of Berkeley, and Alonzo Montez Taylor, 34, of San Leandro, on burglary charges after they were stopped in a vehicle similar to the vehicle used in an apparent theft of alcohol from Safeway, police said. The arrest happened on the 2800 block of Santa Clara Avenue. Smith and Taylor were in possession of alcohol with security devices and store stickers still attached, authorities said. Smith, who is on parole for drug offenses, and Taylor, who is on parole for petty theft and receiving stolen property, were also charged with parole violations. Smith has also been charged for possession of a drug pipe, police said.

BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspects entered a backward area on the 2800 block of Fillmore Street and stole a Cannondale bicycle and a Bridgestone bicycle, police said.

GRAND THEFT FROM VEHICLE: Police are investigating the theft of all four rims and tires from a gray 2010 Lexus parked on the 1000 block of Marina Village Parkway.

GRAND THEFT: An unknown person or persons stole a Panasonic Lumix camera valued at $650 from a table at Forbidden Island Tiki Lounge at 1304 Lincoln Avenue. The alleged theft occurred late September 3 or in the early hours of September 4, police said.

BURGLARY: An unknown suspect described as a black male broke down a front door to a residence on the 1800 block of Ninth Street with his buttocks, police said. The suspect had first knocked on the door, looked through a window, knocked a second time, and then waited approximately 30 seconds before attacking the door. The man then conducted a messy search of the residence and selected money before fleeing the area on foot.

BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons forced open a garage door at a residence on the 2900 block of Southwood Drive, ransacking the bedrooms and leaving with $4,800 in items.

RACCOON BITE: A woman on the 3300 block of Constance Circle suffered a raccoon bite while trying to defend her dog from a raccoon in her yard, police said.

GRAND THEFT: Police are investigating an apparent theft at Cycle City bicycle shop at 1433 High Street. According to authorities, an unknown suspect entered the store and grabbed a black Trek bicycle with red and white stripes. The man then fled on the bike.

BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons entered a residence on the 1400 block of Versailles Avenue and took items valued at $25, including credit cards and an ATM card, police said.

GRAND THEFT: A male suspect stole an unattended backpack containing items valued at $530 from Burger King on 1901 Webster Street, police said. The incident occurred between 3:32 p.m. and 3:33 p.m.

BURGLARY: A resident of the 100 block of Corpus Christi Road returned home after being out of state for a month and found a safe missing, police said. The safe and its contents, including watches, are valued at $1,030.

GRAND THEFT: An unknown suspect or suspects removed a $2,000 laptop from a residence on the 2500 block of Washington Way without the owner’s knowledge or permission, police said.

Stolen bicycles: Girls purple and white bicycle, between 11:30 a.m. and noon, from the 3000 block of Thompson Avenue.

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Friday September 10

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BATTERY: An unknown suspect physically pushed another individual during an altercation on the 1600 block of Stanton Street, police said.

VANDALISM: Police are investigating an apparent vandalism at Alameda police headquarters at 1555 Oak Street. According to authorities, an unknown suspect threw a cinder block at the window to interview room 103, damaging the window.

BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons entered a residence on the 2100 block of Encinal Avenue through an open window and stole a handgun, backpack, and camera, police said.

DISCHARGE OF FIREARM: Police are investigating an apparent negligent discharge of a firearm in a residential area on the 200 block of Stardust Place. The unknown suspect did not point the handgun at anyone or make any threats, police said.

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Saturday, September 11

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GRAND THEFT: Police are searching for the person or persons responsible for the theft of two sailing masts valued at $10,000 from a storage yard on the 1200 yard of Pacific Marina.

FALSE PRESCRIPTION ARREST: Police arrested Davit Abrahamym, 25, address not given, for attempting to fill two fraudulent prescriptions at CVS pharmacy. Abrahamym was arrested when he returned to the pharmacy to pick up the medicine, police said.

Stolen vehicles: Gray 2007 Nissan Versa, between 6 p.m. and 9:45 p.m., from the 700 block of Pacific Avenue.

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Sunday, September 12

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ROBBERY: Police are investigating the apparent robbery of a man returning to his home by cab on the 1800 block of Poggi Street. According to authorities, the man exited the taxi near his residence and was walking toward his apartment building when a suspect, described as a black male, brandished a butcher knife and demanded the victim’s computer. The suspect then took the laptop, valued at $3,500, and fled along with four other individuals.

COUNTERFEIT MONEY: An unknown suspect or suspects passed counterfeit $100 bills at two separate Webster Street Jam street fair vendors, police said.

FALSE PRESCRIPTION: An unknown suspect called in a fraudulent prescription to the Walgreens pharmacy at 2300 Otis Drive, authorities said.

Stolen vehicles: White 1991 Honda Accord, between 6:30 p.m. September 11 and 9:30 a.m. September 12, from the 1000 block of Taylor Avenue.

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