The following information was obtained from the Albany Police Department's daily incident log and its arrest reports.
Wednesday, March 13
Emergency Protective Order – Albany police assisted an outside agency in serving an Emergency Protective Order at Albany High School at 8:53 a.m.
Auto theft – A vehicle was reported stolen during the night on Adams.
Auto burglary – Two autos were reported burglarized on Jackson.
Petty theft – At 3:08 p.m., police received a report of a bearded man who appeared to be in his 40s stealing a 20-oz. bottle of Pepsi from the AM/PM on San Pablo and departing northbound on Kains on foot.
Dumping into creek – At 5:29 p.m., it was reported that a female was "dumping something into the creek" at the deadend of Yosemite.
Residential burglary – A burglary occurred on Pierce between 4-4:30 p.m. A second-floor balcony door was found open.
Attempted bike theft – About 8:25 p.m., the building manager interrupted the attempted theft of bikes by a man and a woman from a garage of a 12-unit condo building on Brighton.
Thursday, March 14
Arrest for possession – A male pedestrian was arrested at Solano and Stannage at 1:53 a.m. for investigation of possession of a controlled substance.
Robbery – At 8:39 a.m., a person in the lobby of the police department reported that he was hit in the back of head by someone who took his bag and wallet at Evelyn and Garfield about 6:30 p.m. the previous day as he was walking to Wells Fargo to make a deposit from his job. No further information was available on the suspect.
Vandalism – At 12:04 p.m., a vehicle with slashed tires was reported at the main administration building of Golden Gate Fields.
Juveniles smoking – Four juvenile teen males were reported smoking about 12:20 p.m. in back parking lot on Solano before leaving on foot and heading back to school. Police were unable to local the four.
Hit and run – A fender was reported dented overnight at Fillmore and Buchanan.
Credit card fraud reported – A fraudulent charge was reported for a credit card charge at Target. Target was not able to locate the charge in its system.
Front-yard selling – At 1:58 p.m. an anonymous person reported someone selling merchandise from a front yard on Talbot in violation of the Municipal Code. The seller was advised of the complaint and will correct the situation.
Vehicle accident, no injury – At 3:17 p.m., a vehicle accident without injuries was reported at San Pablo and Monroe. An AC Transit supervisor was not able to respond so assistance was requested from Albany.
Vehicle burglary – A hubcap and consignment boxes were stolen from a vehicle on Adams between Friday night and Tuesday morning, following a similar theft three to four weeks ago. Suspects were four teens walking over parked cars.
Threats – Reported at 9:14 p.m. were what the log recorded as "terrorist threats": a person on Key Route said one threatened to shoot the person and another caller threated to come after the person. Police noted it in the log.
DUI arrest – A person was arrested around 11:13 p.m. for driving under the influence at Solano and Jackson.
The Albany police call logs and arrest log may be viewed at the Albany Police Department at 1000 San Pablo Avenue.