Thursday, July 21
Car vs. tree. A man took off on foot after being involved with a hit-and-run accident on the off-ramp at North Main and Sunnyvale Avenue at 3:16 a.m. Allegedly the man crashed a car into a tree that set the vehicle on fire. A few hours later the police received a phone call from a woman stating her 18-year-old son was involved with the crash and was intoxicated at the time of the crash.
Grand haul. $15,500 worth of copper wire and electrical boxes were stolen from a construction site on the 1400 block of South Main Street.
Cool dogs. A welfare check on a dog occurred this afternoon at Heather Farm Park. The owner was given advice.
Copper job. Copper wire was stolen from the Northgate High parking lot overnight. To the loser who did this: Bring it back. It’s for a solar project that the school benefits from.
Friday, July 22
You’re outta here! A patron at Crogans was 86’d after fighting at 1:13 a.m.
Enough is enough. To the deadbeat who continues to vandalize Buena Vista Elementary, shame on you. School starts in a few weeks.
More copper thefts. This time at a construction site at Las Lomas.
Ouch. An unlocked Volvo parked on the 2900 block of San Carlos Drive was broken into. A Nintendo DSXL, Tom Tom GPS, Nikon camera and change were stolen. You know the drill — take your valuables with you and lock your car. A few hours later another report was taken about yet another unlocked break-in on the same street.
MacMissing. A $1,500 MacBook Pro in a messenger bag, with a charger, went missing at Banbury Road and Bancroft Road at 10:16 a.m.
Quick thinking. A sharp employee of a business on the 700 block of Bancroft Road phoned police after seeing two men in the store who had “stolen from their store in the past.” The police subsequently arrested two men for giving false information to a police officer, probation violations, obstruction and being in possession of stolen property. Well done, employee and WCPD.
Disturbing. An intoxicated man on the 1800 block of Trinity Avenue assaulted a woman at 1:30 a.m. She sustained minor injuries and asked for the man to be prosecuted.
Saturday July 23
Nice thought but… a woman helped a homeless man who then refused to leave her front door on the 1400 block of Creekside Drive shortly after midnight. The man was arrested for public intoxication.
Pot charges, bicycle DUI. A man was arrested for various marijuana-related charges near Vice Ultra Lounge on Arroyo Way at 12:51 a.m. Several others were arrested at various areas downtown for being drunk in public and DUI charges. In case you were wondering, you can get a DUI while riding a bicycle, as one man proved at 1:56 a.m. for doing just that!
Woof warning. A lab, chow and German shepherd were running in and out of Arbolado and Doncaster Drive this afternoon.
Sunday, July 24
More Lift Lounge drama! Police had a report of someone showing up to the lounge with a photograph of a man he “wanted to fight.” Police could not find the two men in question and an investigation is ongoing.
Bad parking spots. Please don't park your car by the fire hydrants and in the red zone near the Woodlands Swim Center. Seven cars were cited for doing just that.
Fore! A set of golf clubs was stolen from a car parked on the 1100 block of Leisure Lane.
Honesty. A kind citizen found and turned over a lost iPhone. The rightful owner was able to pick it up due to your honest deed.
Not cool! A woman was arrested on charges of reckless driving, DUI and child endangerment charges on Ygnacio Valley Road this afternoon.
Disturbing. An intoxicated man on the 1800 block of Trinity Avenue assaulted a woman at 1:30 a.m She sustained minor injuries and asked for the man to be prosecuted.
Monday, July 25
Baseball case cracked. for stealing a car filled with Giants memorabilia.
Pointless? Countrywood Fitness was burglarized overnight, yet nothing was reported stolen.
Bank envelope. A Bank of America envelope containing a sizeable amount of cash went missing at a gas station on Ygnacio Valley Road and Civic Drive.
Tuesday, July 26
What’s the deal? More than the usual hit-and-runs have been reported all over town lately. Readers, do you have any opinions on this?
Wedding ring found. A men’s wedding ring was found and turned over to police today.
Bike vs. Car… and the bicyclist fled after doing some damage to the Jaguar on Treat and Bancroft at 10:59a.m.
Turn it down, clown! A 1-year-old's birthday party at Larkey Park was too loud for some neighbors at 6 p.m. A clown was performing and agreed to turn down the volume.