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El Cerrito Police Department
Thursday December 1st, 2016 :: 06:22 p.m. PST


Police Blotter November 22nd through November 24th

November 22nd

Auto Burglary - Peets Coffee 9895 San Pablo Avenue:
Between 0820-0825 hours, while the victim was inside Peet’s, their vehicles front passenger window was broken and a briefcase valued at $200 was stolen.

Stolen Vehicle Report - 7400 block of Seaview Place:
Sometime between 2100 hours last night and 0707 hours this morning the victims white 2001 Chevy Suburban was stolen.

Grand Theft - 2200 block of Carquinez Avenue:
Sometime between 11/21 at 1815 hours to 11/22 at 0645 hours, an unknown suspect entered the victim’s unlocked trunk of a 2013 Nissan Altima and pushed the rear seat forward to gain access into the interior of the car. The suspect stole approximately $2400.00 worth of miscellaneous items from the victim’s vehicle, including a messenger style shoulder bag. During a canvas of the area, an El Cerrito police officer located the empty shoulder bag underneath a car parked 2200 block of Carquinez Avenue.

Attempted Residential Burglary – 1600 block of Everett Street:
At approximately 0854 hours, an El Cerrito police officer responded to a report of a male sleeping on a couch in the backyard. Officers located a 47 year old transient male sleeping in the backyard. The male he was advised he was trespassing and he left. Thirty minutes later the reporting party noticed fresh pry marks on her back door, which may have been caused by the transient male while he was there earlier.

Stolen Vehicle Report - 8700 block of Don Carol Drive:
The victim left his keys and cell phone inside of his blue 1992 Chevy pickup parked in front of a residence. When he returned to his vehicle, he noticed it was missing. The victim was working in the backyard for a short period and did not see anyone suspicious in the area.

Recovered Stolen Vehicle - 8700 block Don Carol Drive:
At approximately 1200 hours, while investigating the above theft, an El Cerrito Community Service Officer located a silver 2002 Toyota Tacoma pickup, which was reported stolen to San Pablo PD yesterday. A neighbor stated that he spoke with the driver of the stolen pickup at about 1000 hours this morning when he noticed the truck driving around slowly. The suspect told the witness that he is doing construction in the area and was looking for the sewer main.
The witness described the driver as an Asian male adult in his late 40’s to early 50’s, 5’6” tall wearing a dark blue jacket possibly with a plumbing name and logo on it.

Residential Burglary – 100 block of San Carlos Ave:
Sometime between 1730-1830 hours, an unknown suspect entered the victim’s residence via an unlocked master bedroom window and stole $2800 dollars worth of electronics and collector coins.

November 23rd

Recovered Stolen Vehicle - Gordon Ave and 52nd Street:
At approximately 0719 hours, an El Cerrito police officer located an unoccupied red 1993 Infiniti J30, parked in the area, and discovered it was reported stolen out of Oakland on 11/19/16.

Attempted Carjacking (Arrest) - 11299 San Pablo Avenue:
At 1038 hours, an El Cerrito police officer responded to a report of an attempted carjacking that occurred in the parking lot of 11299 SPA at approximately 0840 hours. The victim reported pulling into the parking lot and seeing a suspicious male standing in the area. After parking in a parking stall, she noticed the male approaching her vehicle from behind. The male suspect pulled on her locked door handle and told the victim to get out or he was going to kill her. The victim put the car in reverse and backed out of the parking spot and the suspect left the area.

Based on the physical and clothing description provided by the victim, an El Cerrito police officer suspected it was a 27 year old male from Richmond/El Cerrito whom they saw in the area around at the time of the incident. Officers circulated for the suspect and found him at his house. During an in-field show up, the victim positively identified the male as the suspect. Officers interviewed the male and he admitted to being in the area at the time of incident, and saw the victim, however he denied attempting to carjack her. The male was booked at the El Cerrito police station and transported to the Martinez Detention Facility.

Arrest for Public Intoxication and Battery on a Police Officer – 540 Ashbury Ave:
Officers were dispatched to the football field for a woman lying on the ground crying. The caller also stated that a male was on scene and appeared to be beating her. Officers arrived and contacted an 18 year old male from Richmond and his 17 year old girlfriend. The male was verbally assaultive to officers and resisted attempts to arrest him for public intoxication. While being placed under arrest, the male kicked officers. The female was unresponsive, could not talk, could not comprehend, and had poor vital signs. The female’s condition improved while at the hospital. The male was booked at the El Cerrito Police Department and transported to the Martinez Detention Facility.

November 24th

Theft of Wallet (Victim Refuses to Prosecute) – Safeway 11450 San Pablo Ave:
At 0720 hours, the victim was shopping and left her purse in her shopping cart. When the victims back was turned, the suspect, a 25 year old female from El Cerrito, removed the victim’s wallet from the purse. The victim turned and confronted the female suspect, who stated that she thought it was her shopping cart. The victim grabbed her wallet back and continued shopping. An El Cerrito police officer located the female suspect, who suffers from a mental/medical disability, sitting at the bus stop at BART. The victim positively identified the female during an infield show-up but refused to seek prosecution. The female suspect was issued a trespass card from Safeway and was released.

Arrest for Misappropriation of Property – 800 block of Lexington Ave:
At approximately 1521 hours, during a suspicious person call, an El Cerrito police officer located a 34 year old male from Bakersfield/Oakland wandering in the middle of the roadway. The male was in possession of access cards and a California D.L. belonging to a female in Vallejo. The owner of the cards was contacted and stated she had lost her items in Oakland last week and had canceled her cards. The male was released on a citation.

Attempted Residential burglary – 6400 block of Fairmount Ave:
At 0425 hours, an unknown suspect shattered a pane of glass on the victim’s front door and opened it. The victim awoke and screamed for the suspect to leave. Hearing this, the suspect fled.

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

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 510-237-3233

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