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Walnut Creek Police Log: DUI Arrests, Grocery Theft Arrests, Stolen Ammunition

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

Walnut Creek Police Log
Walnut Creek Police Log
Some of the items from the Walnut Creek Police Department logs from Dec. 23 to Dec. 27.

Monday, Dec. 23

Auto burglary: Police were informed at 8:05 a.m. that a gold Kia had its window smashed while parked Fern Drive and Sunny Court. A laptop and phone charger were stolen.

Stolen car: Officers were notified at 12:31 p.m. that a white Honda Accord had been stolen overnight from the 300 block of North Civic Drive.

Attempted burglary: A resident called police at 3:06 p.m. to report a man had entered a home in the 1700 block of Shuey Avenue through a window. The suspect ran off when the resident yelled at him.

Drunk and fighting: A 25-year-old man was arrested at 11:46 p.m. in the 1300 block of Locust Street for public drunkenness, fighting in public and obstructing an officer.

Tuesday, Dec. 24

DUI arrest: A 44-year-old man was arrested for driving under the influence at 5:59 p.m. at Ygnacio Valley Road and Walnut Avenue.

Another DUI arrest: A 49-year-old woman was arrested at 11:18 p.m. for driving under the influence at Penniman Way and North Main Street.

Attempted store burglary: Police were notified at 11:46 p.m. that two men had run out the back exit of a store after breaking into the cash room and trying to access the safe using a saw.

Wednesday, Dec. 25

Ammunition stolen: Officers were informed at 7:13 a.m. that someone had used a garage door opener from an unlocked car to get inside a garage on San Antonio Court. They stole ammunition, power tools, a laptop and a purse.

Theft from mailboxes: Police were notified at 1:44 p.m. that three mailboxes have been pried open in the 1600 block of Sunnyvale Avenue. It's not known if any items were taken.

Thursday, Dec. 26

Auto burglary: Police were informed at 12:02 p.m. that a 1992 Toyota Camry had its window smashed while parked in the 200 block of Via del Sol.
The vehicle was rummaged through, but it's unknown if anything was taken.

Another auto burglary: Officers were notified at 1:03 p.m. that a blue Ford Ranger had been burglarized while parked in the 1200 block of Main Street. The burglary has used a lock punch to get in. A wallet with credit cards inside was stolen.

Bicycle stolen: Police were notified at 2:58 p.m. that a red and white Schwinn Cruiser bicycle had been stolen from a store in the 600 block of South Broadway.

Home burglary: Officers were informed at 4:39 p.m. that someone had entered a home in the 2400 block of Sky Road after breaking a window. Toshiba computers and checkbooks were stolen.

Auto theft: Police were informed at 8:22 p.m. that a 2002 silver Sebring was stolen recently from the 100 block of Roxanne Court.

Public drunkenness: A 26-year-old man was arrested at 11:27 p.m. for public drunkenness in the 1600 block of Mt. Diablo Boulevard.

Friday, Dec. 27

Driving under the influence: A 25-year-old woman was arrested at 1:59 a.m. for driving under the influence in the 1600 block Riviera Avenue.

Auto burglary: Officers were notified at 3:31 p.m. that someone had cut through the top cover of a convertible in The Keys parking lot in the 300 block of North Civic Drive. They took change and items from the glove compartment.

Grocery theft arrest: A 58-year-old woman was arrested at 3:32 p.m. for shoplifting $200 worth of groceries from the Safeway store on Tice Valley Boulevard.

Another grocery theft arrest: Another 58-year-old woman was arrested at 5:59 p.m. for taking $140 worth of merchandise from the Whole Foods store on Newell Avenue.

Clothing thief arrest: A 36-year-old man was arrested at 7:33 p.m. after grabbing some black pants and a black jacket and running out of a store in the 1100 block of South California Boulevard.

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