Editor's note: the El Cerrito Police Blotter below is provided by the El Cerrito Police Department. It includes four new home burglaries in addition to the six reported in the last blotter for Jan. 11-13.
January 14, 2013
DUI – Hagen Blvd & Junction Ave
Officers arrested a 20-year-old male Oakland resident for driving under the influence after a traffic stop at 2:56 pm.
Possession of Controlled Substance & Parole Violation – El Cerrito Plaza
Officers arrested a 40-year-old Oakland resident for being in possession of heroin during a pedestrian contact. Officers coordinated with State Parole and sent the man to County Jail.
January 15, 2013
Vehicle Theft and Possession of Stolen Property - Cutting Blvd. @ San Pablo Avenue
Officers arrested a 24-year-old Richmond resident for being in possession of a stolen rental vehicle. The passenger, a 41 year-old Richmond resident, was also arrested for being in possession of stolen property. Both parties were booked and transported to the MDF.
Residential Burglary – 5300 Block Cypress Ave
A resident confronted a burglary suspect in his home who forced entry into the residence via a back window. The suspect fled back out the window upon being confronted by the homeowner.
January 16, 2013
Auto Burglary – 3230 Carlson Blvd (Shields Nursing)
Two suspects in a gold Pontiac 4 door vehicle conducted a window smash burglary between 8:45 and 9:15 am and fled with the victim’s property.
Stolen Vehicle – El Cerrito Plaza
An unknown suspect stole the victim’s 1992 Honda Accord between 2:30 and 2:52 pm.
Stolen Vehicle Recovered – El Cerrito Plaza
A stolen 1990 Honda Accord was recovered during the above listed investigation. The vehicle had been reported stolen to Richmond PD earlier in the day.
Residential Burglary – 7200 Block Stockton Ave
Two suspects driving a U-Haul truck burglarized the residence, which was staged for sale between 3:00 pm and 4:30 pm.
Delaying or Obstructing - 11500 block of San Pablo Avenue
An officer arrested a 20-year-old Richmond resident after he fled on foot from a pedestrian stop. The subject was booked and cited.
Vandalism and Drunk in Public - 6100 block of Potrero Avenue
A BART PD officer saw a 23-year-old Arizona resident spray-painting the wall of a local business. The subject was turned over to the ECPD, booked and transported to the MDF.
January 17, 2013
Residential Burglary - 8500 block of Betty Lane
A resident reports that an unknown suspect forced open their garage door and stole miscellaneous electronics and cash. TOO: 1/17 between 5:00 pm and 10:00 pm.
Petty Theft and Warrant Arrest - 11450 San Pablo Avenue
A 29-year-old homeless man was arrested for stealing a six-pack of beer from Safeway. The man also had two outstanding warrants for his arrest. The subject was booked at the ECPD and then transported to County Jail.
Residential Burglary - 1200 block of Navellier Street
A resident reports that an unknown suspect entered their residence via a bathroom window and stole a large amount of jewelry. TOO: 1/14 to 1/17.
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