Incidents highlighted here were recorded in the Alameda Police Department log Oct. 14-15. Information was supplied by the police and does not indicate any convictions.
MONDAY, OCT. 14
Loitering on rooftop — A 46-year-old man was cited on suspicion of loitering on private property after he was discovered on the roof of a Jackson Street residence. Police said the man didn't live at the home, didn't have a lawful reason to be there and hadn't received permission from the resident to climb onto the roof. It appears the man may be suffering from emotional difficulties.
Marina theft — A gas tank was taken from a boat at the Marina Village Yacht Harbor.
Shoplifting at new Target store — An 18-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of petty theft after she reportedly took merchandise from the Target at Alameda Landing without paying. This appears to be the first shoplifting arrest reported at the newly opened store.
Home burglary — A Buena Vista Avenue resident reported that jewelry was stolen from their home about two months ago. Police said the thief apparently entered through an open door.
Auto thefts — Vehicles were reported stolen from the 300 block of Driftwood Lane and the 1000 block of Central Avenue.
TUESDAY, OCT. 15
Vandalism — Someone cut holes in an outdoor umbrella on Ballena Boulevard.
No tipping allowed — A grateful citizen tucked a $100 bill into a police officer's vest pocket after the officer helped locate a missing vehicle, then took off rapidly. APD later returned the cash to the citizen at his home.
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