This is the crime bulletin from the Albany Police Department for the shifts from Nov. 19 through Nov. 25 at 6 p.m. It includes selected reports. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
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SUNDAY, NOV. 25
Residential Burglary, 4:01 p.m., The burglar gained access via window. The crime happened some time between Thursday and Sunday.
Commercial Burglary, 4:08 a.m., Lisa’s Nail s, at 510 San Pablo Ave., was burglarized.
Burglary, 4:24 a.m., The front door of Royal Cleaners on San Pablo was shattered in a burglary attempt.
Suspicious Circumstances, 5:21 a.m., A resident on Ramona heard a banging noise coming from a neighbor’s house or driveway. The resident saw a man run from the area and enter into a vehicle that drove off toward Marin. The witness told police it was too dark to describe the person or vehicle.
Suspicious Circumstances, 7:01 a.m., The head of an owl yard decoration at a home on Stannage was ripped off. A neighbor kid threatened to rip the head off, the victim said. There is a longstanding dispute between the resident and the young neighbor, police said. The neighbor also believes the youngster is hacking into her computer, police said.
Vehicle Theft, 10:10 a.m., A vehicle was stolen from Cornell. No additional details provided.
SATURDAY, NOV. 24
Disturbance of the Peace, 1:48 a.m., Noise complaints about Club Mallard patrons as they walked to their cars.
Hazard, 11:57 a.m., A sidewalk sewer back-flow leaked into the street on Curtis. The incident was referred to an outside agency.
Egged Car, 12:52 p.m., On Key Route and Thousand Oaks, an anonymous person reported that a group of high school age girls in a dark green Honda egged a white SUV. The car was last seen on Ramona.
Alarm, 5:28 p.m., An alarm was enacted on Peralta. It was a false alarm.
FRIDAY, NOV. 23
Suspicious Circumstances, 6:09 p.m., A white male in his 20s was reported “hiding in the shadows” with his computer at the Albany Community Center on Marin.
Burglary, 8:30 p.m., The front door of a house on Stannage was kicked in. It had been rummaged through but nothing was obviously missing.
Burglary, 10:30 p.m., A home on Stannage was burglarized sometime during the day. No additional details available.
Burglary, 8:40 a.m., A white SUV rental was burglarized on Talbot.
Suspicious Circumstances, The parent of a 12-year-old boy reported that their son was accosted by two subjects wearing football gear in Safeway the day before.
Vehicle Accident, 4:16 p.m., The accident occurred at San Pablo and Washington. No one was injured.
THURSDAY, NOV. 22
Animal Call, A dog on Spokane was reportedly chained up and barking for four hours during the night and for the week prior.
Petty Theft, 11:29 p.m., A resident of Kains reported that the trunk mounted bike rack from his vehicle was stolen sometime in the prior 24 hours.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 21
Disturbance of Peace, 6:10 p.m., A man with a mustache threatened to slap women employees of Zand Pastry on Salono. He reportedly also made sexual remarks toward an 18-year-old woman.
Vehicle Accident, 6:25 p.m., A car struck a pedestrian at San Pablo and Portland. Medical assistance was refused.
Suspicious Circumstances, 5:22 p.m., An Albany business owner reported an unpleasant and uncooperative man who had been loitering around the area for several weeks.
Burglary, 7:41 a.m., A nitrous tank was taken from a commercial operation on Ventura. It was stolen from an outside locked storage facility.
Burglary, 10:50 a.m., A car parked on Francis near Tevlin was broken into by shattering a window. It is unknown if anything was taken.
Vehicle Burglary, 12:29 p.m., A car window was smashed on Cleveland sometime during the night before.
TUESDAY, NOV. 20
Vehicle Accident, 6:24 p.m., A pedestrian was injured when struck by a vehicle on San Pablo. No additional details provided.
Vehicle Theft, 11:43 a.m., Occurred on Kains.
Burglary, 1:33 p.m., A house on Evelyn was broken into sometime between Thursday night and Friday. Entry was gained through the back door, which was pried open. A camera was reported missing.
Burglary, 2:37 p.m., A resident on Cerrito arrived home to find the front door open. Police responded. No additional details available.
Annoying Telephone Calls, 4:09 p.m., A resident on Marin reported receiving 15 calls from a male stranger who repeatedly told her, “I love you.”
MONDAY, NOV. 19
Petty Theft, 8 p.m., Two iPads were reported stolen in the last week. A case report was taken.
Burglary, 11:24 p.m., A television, pearls, laptop, rings and cash were reported stolen from a house on San Carlos. The home's screen was open and the backdoor to the yard was unlocked.
Vandalism, 2:13 p.m. The Schlee Chiropractic building on San Pablo was tagged.
Suspicious Circumstances, 4:47 p.m., A resident reported that her husband’s vehicle had possibly been tampered with by a neighbor. About 20 miles were put on the car overnight without the husband or wife driving it. The resident has 15-year-old son who denies driving the vehicle.
Juvenile Problem, A Brighton apartment building manager reported seeing two juveniles smoke marijuana on the property. The manager took a picture of the juveniles and took it to Albany Middle School.