El Cerrito police log: Attempted purse theft at Plaza nail salon; stolen Ford Ranger recovered in El Cerrito
02/26/2014 05:31:19 PM PST
02/26/2014 05:31:21 PM PST
FRIDAY, FEB. 14 DISORDERLY CONDUCT -- At 9:09 p.m. police arrested a Richmond man, 52, for public intoxication after he was harassing employees at a store at 670 El Cerrito Plaza. RECOVERED AUTO -- Police recovered a Ford Ranger in the 200 block of South 18th Street in Richmond that had been stolen from in El Cerrito.
SATURDAY, FEB. 15 ATTEMPTED THEFT -- At 5:11 p.m., police responded to a possible theft from a vehicle in the 200 block of Behrens Street. Someone entered the unlocked vehicle, tried unsuccessfully to pry out the radio and ransacked the interior. DUI -- A Richmond woman, 25, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol near Carlson Boulevard and San Diego Street. POSSESSION -- Police arrested a Hercules man, 45, for possession of three quarters of a gram of methamphetamine in the 11700 block of San Pablo Avenue.
SUNDAY, FEB. 17 BATTERY -- At 9:48 a.m., police arrested a man, 35, for reportedly physically accosting a male pedestrian in the 1700 block of Liberty Street. The suspect was located near Cutting and Key boulevards. THEFT -- At 4:09 p.m., a Richmond man, 45, on probation for felony theft, was arrested after stealing shampoo and $100 worth of alcohol from Safeway, 11450 San Pablo Ave.
MONDAY, FEB. 17 ATTEMPTED THEFT -- At 7:30 p.m., a man tried to steal the purse of a woman having a pedicure at a nail salon at 4020 El Cerrito Plaza. A brief struggle ensued and the man left the store without the purse, driving away in a waiting blue sedan. And, it was reported that someone had pried open a laundry room door, but left without taking anything in the 6500 block of Manila Avenue three days prior.
TUESDAY, FEB. 18 INTOXICATION -- At 2:06 p.m., police arrested a homeless man, 45, for public intoxication in the 700 block of Liberty Street.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19 STOLEN AUTO -- At 12:53 a.m., police discovered a stolen Toyota Matrix with two occupants near El Dorado Street and Yolo Avenue. An officer tried to pull them over, but the driver sped off onto the freeway. Elsewhere, a 1994 Accord was stolen in the 5600 block of El Dorado Avenue.
THURSDAY, FEB. 20 THEFT FROM AUTO -- Someone shattered a window of a Toyota sedan and stole assorted items in the 800 block of Craft Avenue.
-- Jennifer Shaw