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El Cerrito Police Department
Friday June 22nd, 2012 :: 01:38 p.m. PDT


El Cerrito Crime Blotter

The El Cerrito Police department is releasing information about recent crime activity near your address.

June 18th 2012

Counterfeit of registered mark – 1400 Block of Carlson Boulevard
Officer Otten conducted a suspicious vehicle check and discovered the occupant, a 41-year-old Richmond resident, was selling counterfeit DVD’s and CD’s. The subject was arrested and booked at the ECPD.

June 19th 2012

Stolen Vehicle – 1200 Block of Everett St.
Officer Maldonado reports unknown suspect(s) stole a blue 1989 Honda, Civic, 4-door. The theft occurred between 6/18/12 1930 hours & 6/19/12 0741 hours.

Collision and Possession of Concealed Weapon – San Pablo Ave. at Stockton Ave.
Officers responded to a reported vehicle versus a motorcycle collision at San Pablo Ave. and Stockton Ave. Upon arrival, they discovered the operator of the motorcycle, a 30-year-old Oakland man, sustained serious injury to his ankle and needed medical attention. During the initial check of the motorcyclist, Officers found him in possession of a loaded pistol with a high capacity magazine. Officers seized the firearm and detectives will send the investigation to the District Attorney for prosecution.

Attempted Burglary – 2500 block of Edwards Ave.
Officers responded after two juveniles attempted to break into a residence. The home was occupied by the son of the owners. When the suspects realized there was someone home, they fled in an unknown direction. The suspects damaged the rear door in their burglary attempt.

Suspect #1: BMJ, 14-16 yrs, 5’8”, 130 lbs, black hair, wearing a dark shirt and pants.
Suspect #2: BMJ, 13-15 yrs, 5’5”, 120 lbs, black hair, wearing a dark shirt and pants.

Possession of a controlled substance - Potrero Avenue @ South 55th Street
Officer Chalk conducted a traffic stop and arrested a 31-year-old Oakland resident for being in possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine).

Battery - San Pablo Avenue @ Central Avenue
Officers were dispatched to a report of a large fight in a nearby parking lot. Upon arrival, officers arrested an 18-year-old Albany resident and a juvenile for battery. Both parties were booked at the ECPD.

Officer Del Prado and K-9 Koda
Today Officer Del Prado and Koda successfully completed a 200 hour narcotics detection course which was held in Sonoma County. Officer Del Prado and Koda also recently completed a 200 hour handler protection course. Officer Del Prado and Koda will be returning to patrol during the week of the 25th.

June 20th 2012

Conspiracy to commit Burglary – Lucky’s, 1000 El Cerrito Plaza
Cpl Wahrlich reports a BFA, ~30 years old, 280-300lbs, 5’-6”, black hair, wearing a pink shirt and black stretch pants entered the store, stole alcohol and fled in a waiting 1996, gold, Mercedes 4 door with a red #5 in the rear window. Witnesses last saw the vehicle and suspects headed toward Albany.

June 21st 2012

Stolen Vehicle – 3000 block of Yolo Ave.
Officer Arnaiz reports a car thief stole a 1990, red, Toyota Camry from this location. The theft occurred between 6/20/2012 2300 hours & 06/21/2012 0600 hours.

Shoplifting – Lucky’s, 1000 El Cerrito Plaza
Officer Arnaiz accepted the citizen arrest of a 63-year-old Albany man after he stole a birthday card and newspaper from the store.

El Cerrito Police Department
10900 San Pablo Ave
El Cerrito, CA 94530

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Non-emergencies: 510-237-3233

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