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Creek Diva: Northgaters' Fresh Air at Borges Ranch Then and Now

Walnut Creek police reports from Feb. 4 to Feb. 6.

Saturday, February 4

Crack down! The police arrested several individuals on charges of driving while under the influence and public intoxication downtown. One man was arrested after someone spotted him passed out behind the wheel. Going out? Have a designated driver, take a cab and be smart!

Downtown isn’t the only rowdy neighborhood! Two people were arrested on public intoxication after one of the subjects allegedly threw a bottle on the 2600 block of Jones Road at 3:53 a.m.

Prowling. A woman was arrested for attempted theft of a vehicle and prowling on the 1000 block of Norwich Place at 6:14 a.m.

Sculpture stolen. A 15-inch bronze sculpture of two dancers by the artist Jacques Schreier was reported missing from a home on the 1800 block of Tice Valley Boulevard. The resident was in the process of moving the past days and noticed it was missing.

Iron Horse Trail alert. A woman was slapped on the backside by an unknown man described as white male in his thirties, black sunglasses, riding a mountain bike. The man followed the victim on the Iron Horse Trail near the new Treat Boulevard pedestrian overpass at 2:13 p.m.

Don’t tell me this is a new fad. Two naked juveniles were seen in the 1300 block of Corte de Los Vecinos, ringing doorbells and then dashing. Kids, put your clothes back on! 

Sunday, February 5

DUI. A couple was arrested shortly after midnight on Lincoln and Broadway. The driver was charged with driving while under the influence. The passenger was arrested on public intoxication charges.

Crackdown. The Crackdown continued into early Sunday morning. Four arrested for public intoxication and two arrests for DUI.

Stuck on median. A driver swerved to attempt to avoid a deer on Ygnacio Valley Road and Oak Grove at 8:34 a.m. Unfortunately the car was stuck on median, with zero damage, no less.

Monday, February 6

Suspicious shutterbug. A suspicious man was taking photographs of students at Walnut Acres Elementary from his vehicle at 8:48 a.m. The car was described as a black Lincoln Navigator.

Copper missing. Copper piping went missing from the Contra Costa Times building on the 2600 block of Shadelands Drive sometime over the weekend.

Tuesday, February 7

Sunnyvale theft. While a man was sleeping in his home on the 1500 block of Sunnyvale Avenue his home was broken into. A laptop and iPad was reported stolen.

Fresh air. Three Northgate students were hanging out in a bathroom at Borges Ranch at 9:45 a.m. They returned to school. Creek Diva confession: Borges Ranch was the go-to spot when she needed some fresh air when she was a student at Northgate.

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