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Two People Robbed at Gunpoint While Fishing Near Harbor Bay Ferry

The robbery took place before dawn on Sunday, Jan. 19

Two people fishing near the Harbor Bay ferry terminal on Bay Farm Island were robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning, an Alameda Police Department spokesperson said.

Lt. Jill Ottaviano said the anglers had returned to their vehicle to unload some equipment about 3:15 a.m. when two other vehicles pulled up. 

A man with a gun got out of one vehicle and ordered the anglers to turn over their wallets, which they did, Ottaviano said. Then the robber threw a cement block at the victim's vehicle, shattering a window, she said.

The armed robber and his five companions fled with the wallets, she said.

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Lou February 23, 2014 at 02:42 AM
Section 8 has arrived at the upscale homes near that ferry station. The cracked out ghetto trash is conspicuously present. Alameda's problem is its location. Alameda will keep worsening . Its best days are long past. If there's any consolation, it's that the voting habits of many Lexus liberals in Alameda are now coming HOME to roost for them.
Salem February 23, 2014 at 10:39 AM
If it were senior housing, like the intelligent folks of Orinda have voted on from Eden, I would be elated! Family housing, no thanks!
Salem February 23, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Wyndover Apartment Homes on Diablo Avenue Novato is a 136-unit, high-density, low-income project that has been riddled with crime. The Novato police incident reports at Wyndover Apartments from June, 2009 to October, 2010 include, but are not limited to the following matters and allegations: child sexual abuse, child abuse, warrants, fraud, welfare checks, battery, burglary, sexual-related cases, a dead body, subpoenas served, domestic violence, disturbances by juveniles, extra patrol required, animal disturbances, school resource officer reports, restraining orders, assault, trespassing, drunk in public, probation violations, and drugs
Salem February 23, 2014 at 11:01 AM
Senior and disabled should be highly encouraged!
Salem February 23, 2014 at 11:09 AM
Great article on crime and low income housing: http://www.marinscope.com/novato_advance/opinion/article_fae5e141-dd50-5ff5-b825-b109f9c622b7.html (Where I got the above info from)

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