The following excerpts are from the Brentwood police logs July 9-20.
Wednesday, July 9 THEFT -- Police received a report at 4:14 p.m. of a theft on Broderick Drive, where someone smashed a car window and stole $1,400 in cash.
SUNDAY, July 13 PETTY THEFT -- Police received a report at 10:19 p.m. that someone had stolen a wheelchair from a front lawn on Orchard Drive.
MONDAY, JULY 14 BURGLARY -- Police received a report at 8:44 a.m. that one or more people had broken into locked garages of homes under construction on Stratford Way and stolen water heaters, inverters and miscellaneous electrical components. The estimated loss is $11,000.
Tuesday, July 15 traffic accident -- Police received a call at 9:37 a.m. that a motorist had hit a sign in the center median on O'Hara Avenue, tearing it off its base. The person then drove away with the sign lodged under his vehicle.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 16 mad dog -- Police received a call at 6:56 p.m. that a dog on Green Yard Court had gotten loose and charged several neighbors, one of whom stabbed the animal to avoid being bitten. County animal services took the dog into custody.
THURSDAY, JULY 17 grand theft -- Police received a call at 7:42 a.m. that someone had stolen four air conditioning units overnight worth a total of about $4,000 from a construction site on Bellerose Court.
Friday, July 18 BURGLARY -- Police received a report at 5:01 a.m. that someone had entered a garage whose door had been left open overnight and stolen $800 worth of tools from the Winged Foot Road residence. BURGLARY -- Police received a report at 9:23 a.m. that someone had stolen a purse from a vehicle in the garage after it was left open overnight on Mountain View Drive. BURGLARY -- Police received a report at 10:20 p.m. that someone had forced open the garage door of a home on Spyglass Drive and stolen an estimated $45,000 in jewelry as well as a Dell laptop computer and several purses. The victim, who saw the burglar, described him as a white or Hispanic male, 30 to 45 years old, and about 5 feet 9 inches tall.
SUNDAY, JULY 20 PUBLIC NUDITY -- Police received a report at 8:59 p.m. that three naked females had been captured on surveillance video walking along Collis Street.
-- Rowena Coetsee