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Monday, April 11


COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: Police said an unknown suspect or suspects cut a padlock on the 1400 block of Ferry Point and stole items, including spools of electrical cord.

VANDALISM: An unknown person or persons chopped down a city tree on the 1800 block of Park Street, officials said.

MISDEMEANOR HIT AND RUN ARREST: Police arrested Michael Brandon Phan, 33, address unknown, on suspicion of fleeing the scene of hit-and-run collision that caused property damage. When authorities located Phan, the car he was driving appeared to have been stolen and contained drug paraphernalia, police said. Phan faces additional charges of driving with a suspended license and possessing drug paraphernalia.

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: An unknown suspect or suspects attempted to burglarize a residence on the 3000 block of Gibbons Drive, police said.

BURGLARY: Authorities said an unknown person or persons entered a residence on the 1100 block of St. Charles Street and took items before fleeing through a side door.

SHOPLIFTING ARREST: Police arrested Talmadge Dujuan Gibson, 32, of Oakland following a citizen’s arrest at Nob Hill Foods. Authorities said Gibson has more than three prior conviction of theft. He faces additional charges of possessing drug paraphernalia and violating parole.

Stolen bicycle: Boys’ Huffy 18 speed, between 7:20 a.m. April 4 and 6 p.m. today, from the 2100 block of Santa Clara Avenue.


Tuesday, April 12


POLICE PURSUIT AND ARRESTS: Police arrested Anthony Lee Cooper, 42, of Concord, and Christopher Jason Jensenneuens, 22, of Fremont, following a chase that began when the two men were allegedly seen attempting to burglarize a storage container on Stardust Place. Cooper allegedly fled the scene in a vehicle; officers pursued him and arrested him at gunpoint at Third Street and Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway. Cooper faces charges of possessing burglary tools, evading police, and obstructing or resisting police, authorities said, but could not be conclusively tied to the apparent burglary. Jensenneuens, who allegedly fled the scene on foot, faces a charge of obstructing or resisting police. Officials said Oakland police aided in his arrest with the use of a tracking dog.

COMMERCIAL ROBBERY: Two unknown men in their early 20s robbed Check ‘N Go on Marina Village Parkway using a handgun, police said.

RAPE: Police are investigating a rape involving at least two juvenile suspects, officials said.


Wednesday, April 13


COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: A suspect smashed the front glass door of Discount City on Webster Street, police said, and individuals entered the store at least five separate times in order to take items. The security arm did not activate. According to officials, several other individuals entered the store after the initial discovery of the burglaries and removed more merchandise over a four-hour period.

GRAND THEFT: Police are searching for the unknown suspects who stole two solar power generators from Ploughshares Nursery on the 2700 block of Main Street.

BURGLARIES: Police are investigating two residential burglaries on the 2800 and 2900 blocks of Seaview Parkway.

BATTERY: An individual punched another individual in the face on the 700 block of Buena Vista Avenue, authorities said.

COMMERCIAL BURGLARY ARRESTS: Police arrested two juveniles after they allegedly took money from a tip jar at a Park Street business and fled. A physical altercation occurred after an individual confronted the juveniles about the theft. A third suspect escaped, officials said.

GRAND THEFT: Police said an unknown suspect or suspects took a backpack from the 2100 block of Buena Vista Avenue.

SCHOOL TRESPASS: Police cited an 18-year-old Alameda man for trespassing after he allegedly entered Alameda High School without authorization and caused a disturbance.

Stolen bicycle: Blue Felt 24 speed, between 1 p.m. April 10 and 10 a.m. April 11, from the 2200 block of Santa Clara Avenue.


Thursday, April 14


FORGED REGISTRATION ARREST: Police arrested David Spencer Ledda, 46, of Alameda on suspicion of possessing a false vehicle registration tab.

NARCOTICS FOR SALE ARREST: Police arrested a juvenile for allegedly selling drugs at Encinal High School.

GRAND THEFT: Police are investigating an incident in which at least two individuals deceived another individual into surrendering money. According to authorities, the victim traveled with the suspects from San Leandro to Alameda under the belief that the suspects would withdraw a large amount of money from an Alameda bank and give a portion of the money to the victim in exchange for an up-front offer of cash. The suspects did not return with the promised money, officials said.

NARCOTICS AND FIREARM POSSESSION ARREST: Police booked Mamdoh Sharaf Khalid, 36, of Alameda on two charges possessing narcotics, two counts of possessing a loaded firearm, two counts of concealing a weapon on his person, and two counts of possessing a controlled substance. Khalid allegedly had analgesic medicines that were not prescribed to him, police said.

Stolen vehicles: Gray Chevrolet van, between 3:30 p.m. and 3:50 p.m. today, from the 2100 block of Central Avenue.

Blue 1985 Nissan pickup truck, between 2:30 p.m. April 10 and and 4 p.m. April 11, from the 400 block of Grand Street.

Stolen bicycles: Silver Raleigh, between noon and 12:01 p.m. today, from the 300 block of Tideway Drive.

Purple Windsor, between 8:30 p.m. and 8:35 p.m. today, from the 1300 block of Park Street.


Friday, April 15


GRAND THEFT: Police are investigating the theft of laptops from a classroom at Paden Elementary School, authorities said.

WEAPON ARREST: Police arrested a 48-year-old Alameda transient for possessing a concealed fixed-blade knife.


Saturday, April 16


LOADED FIREARM ARREST: Police booked Kaelua Kautami Jr., 26, of Oakland, for possessing a loaded firearm and violating parole.

BURGLARIES: Police are investigating burglary incidents at two separate storage units at Public Storage on the 1800 block of Webster Street. The break-ins were the most recent in a string of thefts at the facility.


Sunday, April 17


COMMERCIAL BURGLARY: An unknown suspect climbed through the unlocked window of a business on the 1100 block of Ballena Boulevard, stole money, and fled, police said.

BATTERY ARREST: Police arrested a juvenile after the juvenile allegedly shot another individual in the back with an air pistol.

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