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Walnut Creek Police Log: Auto Burglaries, Counterfeiting Teen, Assault By Grandma

Some of the incidents that kept Walnut Creek police officers busy late last week

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Some of the items from the Walnut Creek Police Department logs on Jan. 16 and Jan. 17.

Thursday, Jan. 16

Vehicle burglary: Police were informed at 7:42 a.m. that a red 2006 Chevrolet Colorado truck had been burglarized in the 2700 block of North Main Street. The thief did a door lock punch and stole a cell phone and paperwork.

Theft of belts: Officers were notified at 11:03 a.m. that a woman had run out of a store with Gucci belts in the 1000 block of South Main Street and then drove off in a black Volkswagen hatchback.

Basketball game assault: Officers were informed by a principal at 12:14 p.m. that a Foothill Middle School student had been assaulted after a basketball game the night before. Police contacted the parents of the suspect.

Auto burglary: Police were informed at 12:52 p.m. that a light blue SUV has been burglarized in the 1500 block of Olympic Boulevard. The thief smashed a window and stole two iPods, headphones and drafting supplies.

Counterfeit bill: An 18-year-old man was arrested at 3:53 p.m. on charges he passed a counterfeit $50 bill at Kara's Cupcakes on Main Street.

Stolen car: Officers were notified at 8:51 p.m. that a black 1999 Honda Civic had been stolen from the third floor of the Plaza Escuela parking lot.

Friday, Jan. 17

Loud talkers: Officers were dispatched at 1:03 a.m. to a report of two guys making a lot of noise from the bike trail behind a store in the 600 block of South Broadway. The two men were contacted and agreed to leave the area.

Groceries stolen: Police were informed at 5:33 p.m. that a gray Toyota Tundra had been burglarized at Larkey Lane and Geary Road. The thief smashed a window and stole a sack with $20 worth of groceries in it.

Assault by grandma: Officers were dispatched at 6:41 p.m. to a home in the 2900 block of Ygnacio Valley Road on a report that a juvenile had been assaulted by her grandmother. The girl agreed to leave and stay at a friend's house

Another auto burglary: Police were notified at 6:54 p.m. that a white Ford F150 truck had been burglarized in the 1400 block of South Main Street. The thief smashed a window and stole a laptop, an iPad and a case.

One more car burglary: Officers were informed at 8:55 p.m. that a black Volkswagen Jetta had been burglarized in a Broadway Plaza parking lot. The thief smashed a window and stole a briefcase.

DUI arrest: A 33-year-old man was arrested at 11:09 p.m. for driving under the influence at North California Boulevard and Mt. Diablo Boulevard.

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