Wednesday, October 10
Dude, where’s my car? A caller phoned 911 from a location downtown at 4:53 a.m. He was “adamant that his car was stolen.” When an officer phoned the man back, he did not pick up.
Photographer. A report was taken after an unknown man was seen taking photos of Las Lomas High School students from the nearby pedestrian bridge on Oct. 3. Creek Diva has seen a man on a motorized bike in the area in the past year doing the same thing — could he be back?
Drug influence. An off-duty Newark police offer reported that a juvenile was possibly under the influence of drugs near Mount Diablo and Alpine Road at 6:37 p.m. The kid in question was transported to Kaiser for a possible overdose of cough syrup.
Thursday, October 11
Stolen Honda. A gold and tan Honda Civic, license plate 4KYZ135, was reported stolen from a parking spot on the 2300 block of Westcliff Lane overnight.
Gas scammer? A caller recognized a young man asking for gas money at several local gas stations. The male in question was seen driving a late 1990s silver Lexus. Readers, have you seen this potential scam in action? The kid in question was stopped by police a few days later and was warned for soliciting without a permit.
Seriously? A caller witnessed a group of “high school-aged” jump the sound wall by the Rudgear Park and Ride this afternoon. Hey kids, that wall is there for a few reasons. One is for safety. Stay out, thanks!
Friday, October 12
Naughty nanny. A nanny allegedly admitted to stealing some items from the home of her employer on the 3300 block of Perada Drive. Some of the items in question were returned and no further police authority was necessary.
Broken record. Yet another bicycle was stolen out in front of the downtown library overnight. A locked Trek mountain bike valued at $500 was reported stolen. Please use a U-Lock, folks!
Hit-and-run injury. A pedestrian was the victim of a hit and run on the 1800 block of Tice Valley Boulevard at 9:57 p.m. The victim was transported to the hospital with possible broken facial bones. Feel better soon.
Saturday, October 13
Noise justice! A caller was fed up at some early morning lawn mowing and hearing a leaf blower before 9 a.m. A subject was cited for violating the noise ordinance on Mallard Drive.
Lucky! A man walked away from his laptop bag containing an iPad and iPhone at Barnes and Noble this afternoon. Luckily the bag and all its items were located at the lost and found.
Sunday, October 14
Just a friendly reminder. You can be charged with driving under the influence while riding a bicycle. A man was arrested for doing just that, Newell Avenue at 10:28 a.m.
Parents, please remind your children to stay out of the creeks. A group of kids were seen down in the creek near Civic Drive at 12:16 p.m.