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Police Calls: Relentless Bass, Indecent Exposure, Recycling Bandit and More

The following information was supplied by the Albany Police Department, unless otherwise noted, and does not indicate a conviction. Click the green "Keep me posted!" button below for an alert when we publish this weekly report.

This is the crime bulletin from the  for the shifts from Sept. 20 at 6 a.m. to Sept. 26 at 6 a.m. Information from crimereports.com is included. See . Learn about  to stay current on Albany crime news. See the original bulletins in the media viewer, and click the green "Keep me posted!" button below for an alert when we publish this report. 

SEPT. 20

12:42 p.m. Someone in the 900 block of Curtis Street reported an occurrence of identity theft.

5:34 p.m. Someone in the 1000 block of Curtis discovered his or her home had been burglarized.

SEPT. 21

1:30 a.m. Police arrested Ryan Romero of Berkeley at Albany Bowl on suspicion of public intoxication. He was taken to the Glenn E. Dyer jail in downtown Oakland.

9:28 a.m. Someone reported the sound of loud bass guitar on Brighton Avenue, which was described as an ongoing issue.

9:57 a.m. A woman on Kains Avenue said someone tried to break into her home overnight; she "didn't call last night because she wasn't sure, but saw her lock had been tampered with." 

10:32 a.m. A purple mountain bike with a child seat on the back was stolen from a home in the 600 block of Santa Fe Avenue.

3:19 p.m. Someone reported several teens in the 100 block of Evelyn Avenue smoking marijuana. 

4:25 p.m. A woman went into the Police Department to report that someone had sent her several fake money orders: "she cashed one and now received more." 

5:49 p.m. Someone reported a trash can fire at 10th and Monroe streets that was spreading to a small structure.

SEPT. 22

1:03 a.m. Police arrested Andrew Morgan Larson of Berkeley on suspicion of driving under the influence near Marin and Santa Fe avenues. He was taken to the Glenn E. Dyer jail.

7:06 a.m. Someone on Brighton reported "loud music coming from the back of the house" that "starts every day at 7 a.m."

11:57 a.m. Police took a report of someone exposing himself to another person on San Pablo Avenue. 

4:03 p.m. Someone reported the theft of a $500 black Schwinn Panther bike from on Solano and San Pablo.

4:05 p.m. Albany Police received a "Be on the Lookout" alert from the El Cerrito Police Department about several people in a vehicle, one of whom reportedly pointed a gun at another vehicle five minutes prior near Fairmount and Ashbury avenues in El Cerrito.

5:27 p.m. A red girls bike was stolen from .

SEPT. 23

5:10 a.m. Someone on Cornell Avenue called police to report a "recycling bandit being loud."

11:48 p.m. Someone on Brighton called to report an ongoing problem of a "resident playing electric bass in the garage." The caller said he or she "would like him to quiet down." 

11:53 p.m. Two callers reported two males involved in a fight with a bat. Matter checks out OK.

SEPT. 24

1:02 a.m. Someone called to report an auto burglary that had just occurred in the 600 block of Talbot Avenue. The caller said three people left the scene heading north toward El Cerrito Plaza in a white sedan.

12:24 p.m. Someone reported the theft of two boxes of books from the 1000 block of Talbot during the week after four cases were dropped off by UPS.

5:19 p.m. Someone visited to the Albany Police Department to report that his or her vehicle was missing after letting a "friend borrow it [a] couple months ago."

7:23 p.m. Police received a fire alarm call on Santa Fe, with a report that there was smoke in the hallway and "birds confined" in the home. Miscellaneous public service provided.

10:38 p.m. Police arrested Mitchell Bainter, a transient, near San Pablo and Portland Avenue on suspicion of possessing a drug pipe. He was taken to the Glenn E. Dyer jail.

SEPT. 25

12:52 a.m. Police arrested Alex Giovanny Cachiguangolema of Oakland on suspicion of driving under the influence near San Pablo and Castro Street. He was taken to the Glenn E. Dyer jail.

8:50 a.m. A vehicle in the 500 block of Pierce Street was reported to have been stolen during the night. 

4:32 p.m. Police received a report of a woman stuck in an elevator in Bayside Commons Apartments on Pierce. Miscellaneous public service provided.

9:47 p.m. Albany police helped El Cerrito officers after a report of a strong arm robbery at about 9:35 p.m. near Elm Street and Lincoln Avenue in El Cerrito. The suspect, a man in his 20s wearing a dark gray or black hooded sweatshirt, was last seen running south on the Ohlone Greenway after taking a black bag, laptop and wallet from the victim.

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Everybody makes mistakes ... ! If there's something in this article you think should be corrected, or if something else is amiss, call editor Emilie Raguso at 510-459-8325 or email her at emilier@patch.com.

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