Creek Diva: Early Morning Leaf Blowers, Pumpkin Damage and Apron Fashion

Walnut Creek police reports from Oct. 5 to Oct. 9

Friday, Oct. 5 

Way too early! A man with a leaf blower on the 1900 block of Tice Valley Boulevard was told to shut it off at 5:29 a.m. FYI you cannot use a leaf blower before 8 a.m.

Who wears short shorts? A caller was concerned that a man was only sporting “a short apron” with nothing else underneath on the 1300 block of North Civic Drive at 10:24 a.m. The man with the questionable fashion choice was actually wearing a pair of shorts under the apron.

Saturday, Oct. 6

Port-a-potty tipping. A caller on the Lariat Lane reported that several port-a-potties were tipped over in the middle of the night. It’s been an ongoing issue in the area.

Mailbox baseball. Several residents on Arbolado Drive reported having dented mailboxes due to unknown subjects smashing them with baseball bats.

Two females took off in a silver Acura after they allegedly stole two purses valued at $2,000 from a store at Broadway Plaza.

Sunday, Oct. 7

Three men were arrested on suspicion of commercial burglary after someone heard a car alarm go off at a parking garage on the 2000 block of North Broadway at 3:19 a.m.

Major mix-up. A caller reported seeing a man in a truck on the 1900 block of North Main Street with a gun. The gun was actually just a black smart phone.

A 9mm handgun was stolen from a car that was parked by the movie theater on Locust Street. The theft took place back in June.

Monday, Oct. 8

Rossmoor readers, there’s been a spike in residential break-ins recently. Please remember to lock all your doors and windows when leaving your home. Other tips about senior safety can be read here, http://www.walnut-creek.org/citygov/depts/police/faqs/senior.asp

Pumpkin destruction. Two reports of vehicle damages from a pumpkin occurred on the 2000 and 2300 block of Quiet Place Drive overnight. Other callers from Ellesmere Drive, Deerpark Drive, and Whitehaven Drive also reported extensive damages to vehicles.

Tuesday, Oct. 9

A stolen blue Lexus was recovered at a downtown parking lot on North Main Street this afternoon. 

Assault. A male and female were detained at Walnut Creek Bart after an alleged assault. The man was arrested on domestic violence charges at 9:56 p.m.


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