ARRESTED FOR BURGLARY AT CLOSED RESTAURANT

Police were called to a restaurant in the 1500 block of Ocean Avenue at midnight Saturday, October 18th, regarding a report of suspicious activity.

Officers learned that a suspect was inside the restaurant after closing and managers were locked inside an office. When police arrived at the scene they set up a perimeter and restaurant managers who were inside the office told police they were watching the suspect on security cameras.

The suspect then left the restaurant and was immediately detained by officers. Police searched inside of the building for any additional suspects and after conducting an investigation, determined that the suspect allegedly took $360 from a restaurant counter.

The suspect was arrested and booked for burglary and probation violation.

BOOKED FOR HITTING WOMAN ON SIDEWALK

An officer was on routine patrol in the 2400 block of Main Street at 2:43 a.m. Saturday, October 18th, when he saw a man allegedly strike a woman who was standing on the sidewalk.

The officer stopped to detain the two and witnesses told him that the man removed the woman’s hat, threw it to the ground and they began to struggle.

The woman alleged that the man struck her four to five times in the face. She did not require medical treatment.

Police arrested the suspect and booked him for assault and battery.

ALLEGEDLY PAID FOR LESS EXPENSIVE CHEESE

Police were called at 5:50 p.m. Sunday, October 19th, to a supermarket in the 800 block of Montana Avenue, where a petty theft suspect was in custody.

Loss prevention agents told police that the suspect took two cheeses from the deli section and went to an aisle, where he allegedly removed the price tag from one cheese and put it on the other.

The suspect then paid for one of the cheeses and other items at the register, but was detained outside by loss prevention agents. The agents determined that the suspect paid $3.75 for the cheese priced at $9.40.

Police arrested and booked the suspect for petty theft.

ARRESTED FOR STEALING WINE, GLASSES AT STORE

Police were called at 2:42 p.m. Tuesday, October 21st, to a supermarket in the 700 block of Broadway, where a petty theft suspect was in custody.

Loss prevention agents told police that the suspect took a pair of glasses from the display shelf and went to the liquor section, where she took a bottle of wine.

The suspect then went to an aisle, where she allegedly concealed the glasses and bottle of wine inside her purse and left without paying. The items were valued at $16.98.

Loss prevention agents detained the suspect outside the store and released her to police, who arrested and booked her for petty theft.

ALLEGEDLY HAD STOLEN PROPERTY INSIDE OF VAN

Officers were on routine patrol in the 2700 block of Lincoln Boulevard at 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, October 22nd, when they saw three suspects in a dark parking lot huddled around a parked van.

Police, who previously received a trespassing notification from the property owner, stopped to investigate. Officers contacted one of the suspects, who was found to be on parole, and searched his van.

Police found a wallet, a checkbook, deposit slips, a driver’s license and credit cards in another person’s name inside the suspect’s van. Officers contacted the man whose name was on the items and he told them his backpack had been stolen from his truck earlier that day.

The suspect was arrested and booked for possession of stolen property and parole violation.

— Compiled and written by Vince Echavaria

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