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Monday, November 22


HIT AND RUN AND AUTO THEFT: Police arrested Nanyamka Mawiyah Hollins, 27, of San Leandro and Maxwell Littleton IV, 25, of Berkeley on multiple charges, including auto theft, after a felony hit and run incident on the 1400 block of Eighth Street led police to discover the pair were driving a vehicle stolen out of Oakland. According to authorities, Hollins and Littleton were spotted fleeing the hit and run; further investigation led to the suspects, who were arrested in Oakland. Hollins faces one charge of auto theft and one charge of violating parole, while Littleton faces charges of auto theft, felony hit and run with injury, obstructing or resisting a police officer, assaulting a police officer, violating a court order, and driving without a license. Littleton also had one outstanding warrant, police said.

BURGLARY TOOLS: Police investigating a suspicious circumstances call on the 2400 block of Webster Street searched and cited Ivan Blacksher Jr., 45, of Oakland for possession of burglary tools. Blacksher faces an additional charge of possessing less than an ounce of marijuana, authorities said.

BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspects broke a window to a residence on the 1300 block of Caroline Street in order to get inside and steal items, police said. The person or persons also broke the window to a rear cottage on the property, removed additional items and fled.

GARAGE BURGLARY: Police are investigating an apparent burglary on the 2500 block of Central Avenue in which an unknown person or persons entered a garage by unknown means, pried open a door that led to a storage closet, and stole a firearm.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: A suspect described as 5’8″ tall black male in his twenties, weighing about 180 pounds and with gold bottom teeth, entered a residence on the 2000 block of Eagle Avenue through an open rear sliding door but was confronted by a resident, police said. According to authorities, the suspect then told the resident he wanted to let her know the door was open and left.

WEAPONS POSSESSION ARREST: Police at the scene of a stalled car blocking a roadway searched and arrested Gino Richard Grundy, 58, of Oakland, for possessing a billy club. A second individual at the scene was found two have two outstanding warrants, police said.


Tuesday, November 23


THREATS AND INTIMIDATION: Police are investigating an apparent case of threats and intimidation involving an individual who allegedly called an Alameda resident and issued death threats. The victim has a restraining order against the suspect, police said. According to authorities, the suspect also sat in front of the victim’s residence and followed in her car when she left her residence.

BURGLARY: Police are searching for the unknown suspect or suspects who entered a residence on the 500 block of Santa Clara Avenue by unknown means, took items, and fled, authorities said.

COUNTERFEIT MONEY: Police said a fraudulent $20 bill was found circulating inside the Safeway at Alameda Towne Centre.

POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY: San Leandro police conducting a probation search on the 700 block of Buena Vista Avenue discovered several items stolen in two previous Alameda burglaries, including guns, authorities said. According to police, no arrests have been made but charges are expected to be filed.

Stolen vehicles: White 1990 Toyota Camry, between 7 p.m. November 22 and 5 a.m. today, from the 1200 block of Regent Street.


Wednesday, November 24


ASSAULT WITH DEADLY WEAPON: Police arrested Schubert Rory Ramirez, 37, of Alameda for an apparent assault with a deadly weapon on his father. According to authorities, Ramirez allegedly entered his father’s residence, kicked and punched him father in the stomach, held a knife to him, threatened to kill him if he called police, and then ripped a phone cord from the wall. Ramirez faces charges of assault with a weapon, assault on an elderly person, criminal threats, and injuring a telephone.

BATTERY: Police are investigating an apparent battery in which an individual pushed another against a door during a verbal argument. The victim then reacted by punching the suspect in the jaw area, authorities said.

BURGLARY: A male suspect entered a location on the 1000 block of Midway, removed several pieces of copper wiring and put them in a pile before attempting to take them, police said. When a witness confronted the suspect, he hid in the basement of the building and police were unable to locate him.

CHURCH BURGLARY: An unknown suspect forced both doors open at Temple Israel on Mecartney Road in order to access the office, police said.

BURGLARY TOOLS ARREST: Police arrested Darlene Renee Pereira, 33, of Emeryville on a charge of possessing burglary tools. According to authorities, Pereira was located in the area of an in-progress burglary and was driving in a matter that suggested she was acting as a lookout or was there to pick someone up. A traffic stop revealed Pereira to be in possession of burglary tools. She faces an additional charge of possessing methamphetamine, police said.

ROBBERY: A suspect described as a black male between the ages of 18 and 20 approached an individual on the 3200 block of Encinal Avenue, displayed a handgun, and demanded money, police said. The individual took $14 from the victim and then fled the scene in a vehicle occupied by three other unknown suspects, authorities said.


Thursday, November 25


ASSAULT WITH DEADLY WEAPON: Police are investigating an incident at Juanita’s Restaurant on Park Street in which a suspect allegedly struck a victim in the head during a physical altercation, causing the victim to lose consciousness. The suspect then proceeded to kick and punch the victim multiple times before fleeing, police said.


Friday, November 26


ASSAULT WITH DEADLY WEAPON: An individual threw a glass jar at another individual’s head during a family dispute, causing lacerations, police said.

BATTERY: Police cited Alameda residents Jerry Willis Benton, 57, of Alameda and Juan Jose Vera, 34, address not known, for misdemeanor battery after a verbal argument over parking spaces escalated into a challenge to a fight. The two men subsequently met in an alley between homes in order to exchanges punches, authorities said.

EMBEZZLEMENT: Police cited Kohl’s employee Karina Juarez, 24, of Alameda for misdemeanor embezzlement after Juarez was allegedly discovered pocketing customer payments when completing transactions, authorities said. Police said the loss amount was around $100.

Stolen bicycles: GT i-Drive boys mountain bike, between 8 p.m. November 15 and 10 p.m. November 22, from a balcony on the 2100 block of Shoreline Drive.


Saturday, November 27


VIOLATING COURT ORDER ARREST: Police arrested John Felker, 57, of Alameda for allegedly annoying and harassing another individual in violation of a court order. Police said they arrested Felker because the offense is likely to recur.

BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspects accessed a residence on the 1900 block of Webster Street, taking items before fleeing on foot, authorities said.

SHOPLIFTING AND POSSESSION OF STOLEN PROPERTY ARREST: Police arrested Ebony Duvernay, 18, of Brentwood for what they described as a “shoplifting spree.” After apprehending Duvernay for concealing Kohl’s merchandise inside a bag and on her person, police conducted a search and located items stolen from Old Navy and The Children’s Place, authorities said.

BURGLARY: A suspect or suspect stole two laptops and other miscellaneous items from a room at Extended Stay America at 1350 Marina Village Parkway. The person or persons used a lost room key for entry, police said.

BATTERY: An unknown suspect described as a black female standing 5’10” and weighing about 200 pounds hit another individual on the side of his head with a closed fist and fled, police said.


Sunday, November 28


HIT AND RUN ARREST: Police arrested a juvenile female for misdemeanor hit and run after she allegedly fled the scene of a collision with a parked vehicle that caused the parked vehicle to strike two other parked vehicles and a planter box. An investigation revealed the juvenile to be the driver, police said, and upon authorities contacting her she admitted involvement.

BRANDISHING: Police are investigating an apparent case of brandishing in which, following a physical altercation between two individuals, one of the individuals brandished a knife, authorities said.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: Police are searching for a suspect described as a Latino male in his 20s following an alleged burglary attempt in which the suspect pried the screen off a side window to a residence on the 2000 block of Santa Clara Avenue. The suspect, described as standing about 5’7″, weighing 180 and having a mustache, fled on a bike after a resident confronted him.

Stolen bicycles: Purple boys Huffy 15-speed, between 1 p.m. November 21 and 10 a.m. today, from the 2200 block of Clinton Avenue.

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