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Monday, December 6


PICKPOCKET THEFT: Police said an individual distracted a shopper at Lucky supermarket on Marina Village Parkway in order to steal a wallet.

BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspects broke a bathroom window to a residence on the zero block of Vista Road, stole items, and then fled through the garage, authorities said.


Tuesday, December 7


PETTY THEFT: A person or persons cut the hinge to a locked outside storage container on the 2600 block of Barbers Point Road, stealing landscaping equipment before fleeing, authorities said.

BURGLARY: Police are searching for the unknown suspect or suspects who smashed the window of a residence on the 1500 block of Pacific Avenue in order to gain entry and steal property, authorities said. According to police, the items missing from the residence include a safe that contained firearms.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: Police are investigating an apparent burglary of the Sandwich Board restaurant on the 2400 block of Webb Avenue.

Stolen vehicles: Brown 1996 Nissan Sentra, between 3:30 p.m. December 6 and 9:30 a.m. today, from the 2100 block of Clinton Avenue.


Wednesday, December 8


VANDALISM: An unknown suspect punctured the tires of a car on the 1100 block of Regent Street with a sharp object, police said.

MARIJUANA BY MAIL: Police responded to a request for outside assistance from the Travis County Sheriff’s Office near Austin, Texas, concerning three pounds of marijuana sent there by mail from Alameda. An investigation revealed no connection between people associated with the return address and the shipment, police said.

GRAND THEFT: Police are investigating an apparent grand theft involving the theft of a television from a residence on Pacific Avenue. According to authorities, a house guest is suspected to have taken the television.

BURGLARY: An unknown person or persons stole an XBox game console from a residence on the 3000 block of Linda Vista, police said.

BURGLARY: Police are investigating an apparent burglary on the 900 block of Lincoln Avenue, authorities said.

BATTERY: An individual hit a second individual in the face twice with a closed right fist during an argument on the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue, police said.

Stolen bicycles: White Trek 720, between 10:30 a.m. and 10:35 a.m., from the area of Grand Street and Eagle Avenue.


Thursday, December 9


SEXUAL BATTERY: Police are investigating an apparent case of sexual battery in which an individual grabbed a second individual without permission and touched the victim’s genitals on the outside of the victim’s clothing, authorities said.

PETTY THEFT: An unknown suspect stole a wallet from an unlocked locker at Bladium Sports and Fitness on West Tower Avenue, police said.

FORGERY: Authorities are investigating an alleged case of forgery involving two people who are involved in a civil dispute. According to police, one party has accused the other party of forging a signature on a residential tenancy agreement and using it in civil court.

VANDALISM: Police are investigating a vehicle vandalism. In this case, an unknown suspect or suspects used a sharp instrument to puncture tires on the 900 block of Santa Clara Avenue, authorities said.

ASSAULT WITH DEADLY WEAPON ARREST: Police arrested Richard Allen Davis, 21, of Alameda on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon after Davis allegedly hit another individual in the face with a bottle during an argument. Davis then fled from police upon contact, authorities said. He faces additional charges of public drunkenness and obstructing or resisting a police officer.

MARIJUANA ARREST: Police arrested a juvenile who admitted to selling marijuana on campus at Encinal High School.

GRAND THEFT FROM PERSON: Police said they are investigating a theft at Lucky supermarket in which an unknown suspect stole items from a victim’s purse.

ASSAULT WITH DEADLY WEAPON: A suspect threw a brick at another individual on the 2500 block of Clement Avenue, grazing the victim on the wrist area, authorities said.


Friday, December 10


RACCOON BITES: Two dogs in a residence on the 3200 block of Liberty Avenue were attacked by raccoons that had entered the residence through a pet door, police said.

VANDALISM: An unknown suspect or suspects spray-painted a vehicle on the 2000 block of Santa Clara Avenue on all four sides, including the trunk and the hood, and also slashed the front right tire, authorities said.

TRESPASSING: Police said a vacant Alameda Housing Authority unit on the 100 block of Brush Street has been unlawfully occupied by an unknown party.

GRAND THEFT FROM BOAT: Police are searching for the suspect responsible for the theft of an outboard motor from a boat at the Alameda Marina on Clement Avenue.


Saturday, December 11


BATTERY: Police cited an Alameda man for misdemeanor battery after he allegedly assaulted a female victim by grabbing her hair, face, and arm, authorities said.

HIT AND RUN ACCIDENT: Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run incident on the 800 block of Island Drive in which a white four-door vehicle was seen fleeing the scene. A vehicle matching that description was then found stopped in the roadway on the 2900 block of Mecartney Road, police said. The vehicle’s occupant, Alameda resident Nancy Marylyn Ross, 66, failed to pass a field sobriety test and was charged with misdemeanor driving under the influence. Further charges may follow, police said.


Sunday, December 12


FORGERY: An unknown suspect signed checks belonging to an Alameda resident and fraudulently cashed them, authorities said.

GARAGE BURGLARY: Police said an unknown person or persons stole a purse from an unlocked car in an open garage on the 1000 block of Mangrove Lane.

Stolen vehicles: White 1995 Honda Accord, between 8:45 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., from the 300 block of Park Street.

Stolen bicycles: Blue Edgewood, between 10 a.m. December 11 and 1:30 p.m. today, from the 1300 block of Park Avenue.

Orange SE2 Fixie, between 4:45 p.m. and 5:20 p.m., from an open garage on the 1200 block of Clarke Lane.

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