Burglary/Stolen Auto -- 30 block of Fairlawn Drive
An unknown suspect or suspects pried a sliding door off its tracks and burglarized a home in the 30 block of Fairlawn Drive. The two roommates went out the night before and came home at about 12:30 a.m., then went to sleep. They discovered the crime in the morning. The suspects stole many items from the home including laptops, cameras and musical instruments totaling over $15, 000. The suspect(s) also used car keys to steal a car and entered another unlocked car to take a few items.
Theft of Two Bicycles – 2900 block of Florence Street
An unknown suspect or suspects entered the backyard of a home in the 2900 Florence Street and stole two bicycles. The two men’s mountain bikes, a Nishiki and Marin brand, were not secured. The owner gave the BPD officer the serial numbers of the bikes. The officer entered the descriptions and the serial numbers into the Automated Property database as stolen property.
Theft of Large Merchandising Flag Sign –1400 block of San Pablo Avenue
The owner of a business called BPD to report a theft. The man said that he locked his shop at about 10:00 p.m. the previous night and remembered that he had left an “Simple Mobile” 11 foot green and black sign outside on the sidewalk. When the owner returned the next morning to his shop at about 9:00 a.m., the merchandising sign was gone. The BPD officer documented the theft of the $250 flag and did area checks at other cell/wireless businesses to see if the sign was stolen to place at another location. The BPD officer did not locate it.
Possession for Sale of Marijuana and Crack Cocaine – 6th & Bancroft Way
A two officer BPD car that was working on a focused patrol effort spotted a car stopped in the middle of the roadway at 6th and Bancroft Way. There was a man leaning in the driver’s side window of the car. The BPD officers watched as the driver and pedestrian completed a suspected drug deal. The BPD officers stopped the car and immediately smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from inside the Volkswagen. An Oakland man was the driver of the car and the passenger was an Oakland woman. A records check revealed that the driver was on probation for narcotics and had a search clause. During a probation search, the BPD officers found over 15 grams of marijuana in four different locations, 41 individually wrapped rocks of cocaine base, 7 larger pieces of cocaine base and cash in small denominations. The BPD officers arrested the 51 year old male suspect for violations of 11351.5 H&S – Possession for Sale of Cocaine Base, 11360 H&S – Sales of Marijuana, 11359H&S – Possession for Sales of Marijuana and 1203.2 – Felony Probation Violation and an outstanding misdemeanor warrant. The Officers arrested the 29 year old woman suspect for violations of 11359 H&S, 11360 H&S and 11352 H&S. Officers booked them into the BPD Jail.