This is the crime bulletin from the for the shifts from Aug. 17 through Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.
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AUG. 17, FRIDAY
4:11 p.m. A caller from Ordway Street asked to file a report on bank fraud that had been happening for four years after a company began taking money out of the caller's savings account using a routing number. Police took a case report.
4:28 p.m. Police were called after a man on a bike was reportedly hit near the ; all parties were said to "be walking away." Police took a case report.
5:56 p.m. Someone from the on San Pablo Avenue called about a dumped silver bike with no front tire.
6:52 p.m. A business in the called to report that a $2,000 bike had been taken on a test ride and never returned. One of the men involved was described as black and in his 30s, with a heavy build and 5 foot 6 to 5 foot 8 inches tall, wearing a dark t-shirt and jeans. The other man was also described as black, also wearing jeans and a t-shirt, with a taller and thinner build than the first man. A credit card and social security card were left at the shop, but were thought possibly to have been stolen.
7:54 p.m. Someone went into the Police Department to report a deer with a damaged back leg on San Pablo Avenue near the , approximately 10 feet away from the fence, with two fawns.
AUG. 18, SATURDAY
9:23 a.m. A Pierce Street resident said his father-in-law had removed the wheel from his trailer because he "had the trailer parked in front of his residence for a long time."
2:27 p.m. A caller on Jackson Street said mail had been stolen out of the mailbox.
5:32 p.m. Police gave a warning to a group of people with dogs in the fenced area at Memorial Park.
6:13 p.m. A thief stole a backpack, containing a $400 computer and miscellaneous personal items, out of a Gray Jeep Cherokee parked near Flowerland.
6:46 p.m. Someone stole a vehicle from the north lot at , in the 1100 block of the Eastshore Highway.
8:17 p.m. A thief stole registration paperwork and a flashlight out of a car near Five Little Monkeys the prior Friday.
9:19 p.m. Police gave a warning to people at a large party on Cornell Avenue.
10:08 p.m. Police gave another warning to people at the party on Cornell, which was described as "louder than earlier."
11:34 p.m. A resident called police a third time about the Cornell Avenue party.
AUG. 19, SUNDAY
12:05 a.m. Police made a DUI-related arrest at the deadend of Taft Avenue.
1:26 a.m. Police gave a warning to someone in a suspicious vehicle at the west end of Buchanan Street.
2:20 a.m. Police made a DUI-related arrest at San Pablo Avenue and Carlson Boulevard in El Cerrito.
3:48 a.m. Police received a report of an assault at an unknown Latin dance club on Solano Avenue; a subject had been detained on suspicion of assault, and another person was taken by ambulance to the hospital. [Albany Patch has requested additional information from police.]
4:28 p.m. Police arrested a man at on suspicion of trying to steal a DVD player.
AUG. 20, MONDAY
1:45 a.m. A caller in the 800 block of Carmel reported burglary from a vehicle in the driveway. The thief was described as black, 5 foot 7 to 5 foot 8 inches tall, with a thin build and wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt. Police took a case report.
5:57 a.m. A caller on Portland Avenue reported theft from a vehicle parked in the driveway, but the request for police was cancelled.
8:57 a.m. A thief broke into a shed in the 800 block of Solano Avenue and stole a bike the prior night.
10:18 a.m. A caller in the 1000 block of Peralta Avenue reported that her catalytic converter was stolen the prior night.
11:13 a.m. A caller on Pierce Street riding by a neighbor's vehicle in the 500 block of Pierce noticed it had been broken into and called to report it.
1:53 p.m. A cleaning woman on Cornell Avenue called police when she found another woman in the apartment she was cleaning going through her purse; the woman who was going through the purse then called police to explain that it had been a misunderstanding.
3:39 p.m. A thief stole a vehicle from Cornell Avenue on Friday.
6:21 p.m. A caller reported an AC Transit bus stuck at the corner of Hillside and Jackson streets and unable to turn.
7:33 p.m. Police took a case report at Target after a man left the store with stolen merchandise, but Target declined to prosecute the case.
AUG. 21, TUESDAY
8:54 a.m. A woman called police from the office to report a couple kids who had pulled the fire alarm the prior week.
10:38 a.m. Paramedics took a patient on Solano Avenue to the hospital who had a bad reaction after giving blood.
1:56 p.m. Police gave a warning to a white man with a long brown ponytail who was "putting on gloves" on the railroad tracks near Interstate 80 and Cleveland Avenue.
3:44 p.m. A thief stole a bike from a home in the 1500 block of Sonoma Avenue on Saturday.
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