Stealing candy. Safeway reported two juveniles stole bags of candy. Walnut Creek PD officers contacted Foothill Middle School, where the violators were being counseled in the principal's office. Safeway decided to handle the matter internally in conjunction with the school.
Waiting for his girlfriend. A resident reports a white man in his fifties with white hair and a dark flannel shirt regularly sits in his vehicle in the parking lot of the Palos Verdes Mall facing an apartment building. The man tells officers he is there waiting for his girlfriend.
Laptop theft. At 9:03 a.m., a laptop was reported stolen from an unlocked Dodge Grand Caravan in an underground lot in the 1100 block of South Main Street.
Drug deals. Officers responded to complaints about a suspicious black man wearing a Giants hat sitting in a car across from the apartment complex on the 1400 block of Creekside Drive. A resident thought the man was dealing drugs as teens were repeatedly coming and going from his blue, four-door vehicle. Officers advised the man.
Threats to therapist. Police are investigating harassing phone calls in which a woman said she was coming to "beat up" one of the therapists in the office building in the 1200 block of Rossmoor Parkway.
Mothers & daughters on Facebook. Officers advised a woman who was accused of using her teenage daughter's name to create a Facebook page to harass the daughter of the woman who made the complaint to police.
Exposure. At 7:50 a.m., police received a report of a white man in an Army green jacket and jeans walking down North Broadway with his fly open and fully exposed. Officers arrived but were unable to locate the pervert.
Solicitors warned. It was a busy day of warnings for solicitors without permits:
- At 11:37 a.m. on the 1900 block of Everidge Court.
- At 1:10 p.m. on the 1400 block of Novato Court.
- At 3:45 p.m. on the 500 block of Persimmon Road.
- At 2:47 p.m. inside a gated community on the 300 block of Beacon Ridge Lane.
- At 7:42 p.m., two solicitors on the 1800 block of Camino Verde were reported as "aggressive" and not letting a resident back out of his parking space. They were gone upon officers' arrival.
Don't leave client-list book in the bar. A man reported having left a book of phone numbers in a Broadway Plaza bar a few days before. The bartender told police an older man who is a regular customer took it home. The theft victim said his clients are getting calls and "weird messages." Police are investigating.