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Police Log: Not-So-Jolly Week of Gunfire, Robberies, Thefts

Notable incidents encountered Dec. 16 to 22.

Saturday, Dec. 22

  • Shoplifting theft reported 8 p.m. on the 3100 block of Paragon Outlets Drive.
  • Arrests for supected driving under the influence included: male, 12:30 a.m. on Holmes Street at Anza Way; male, 6:10 p.m. along 700 Las Flores Road.
  • Drunk-and-disorderly arrest of male suspect 2:04 a.m. McLeod and First streets.
  • Man, 52, arrested 10:45 p.m. on Walnut and North P streets for alleged use/influence of controlled substances and paraphernalia possession.
  • Male suspect arrested for police obstruction 2:19 a.m. Oriole Avenue at North Murrieta Boulevard.

Friday, Dec. 21

  • Residential burglary reported 5:45 a.m. on the 200 block of Junco Avenue; commercial burglary 10:36 p.m. along 2900 Las Positas Road.
  • Report of narcotics for sale 3:30 p.m. along 2800 Fourth Street.
  • Male, 20, arrested 3:52 p.m., location unavailable, for suspected possession of narcotics/controlled substances for sale and stolen property. Second male suspect, 20, arrested for stolen-property possession.
  • Male, 20, arrested 7:48 a.m. for suspected burglary; second man, 22, arrested 8:23 a.m. for alleged police obstruction along 1500 First Street.
  • Shots reported at Railroad Avenue bank; double arrest; nearby schools locked down 2:30 p.m.
  • Female, 48, arrested 12:17 a.m. on the 400 block of Colusa Way for alleged possession of controlled substances.
  • Drunk-and-disorderly arrest of male 9:15 p.m. on 600 Maple Street.
  • Female suspect arrested 12:24 a.m. along 600 Heligan Lane for police obstruction.
  • Male suspect arrested 1:11 a.m. for use/influence of controlled substances North L Street and Portola Avenue.
  • Longtime Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department deputy chief retires.

Thursday, Dec. 20

  • Commercial burglary reported 4:44 a.m. on 4300 Las Positas Road.
  • Shoplifting logged 8:40 a.m. 900 East Stanley Boulevard.
  • Theft along 800 Dakota Court reported 1:30 p.m.
  • Male suspect arrested 10:38 p.m. on Bluebell Drive at Las Flores Road for DUI and being under the influence of controlled substances.
  • South Livermore Avenue collision closes block at 10:21 a.m.

Wednesday, Dec. 19

  • Residential burglary reported 1 p.m. along 1300 East Avenue; commercial burglary 5:30 a.m. on 1500 First Street.
  • Livermore woman, 25, arrested 5:27 a.m. on 1300 block of Locust Street for alleged battery, being under the influence of controlled substances, drug-paraphernalia possession; Livermore man, 31, arrested, as well, suspected substance use/influence.
  • Warrant arrests: 1 p.m. on the 900 block of Via Montalvo; 3:25 p.m. along 2100 North Greenville Road.
  • Domestic assault reported 11 a.m. on the 4300 block of Technology Drive.
  • Marijuana on school grounds reported 10:30 a.m. on the 2200 block of Fifth Street.
  • Vehicle reported stolen 5 a.m. on 1700 Paseo Laguna Seco.
  • Would-be break-in 5:30 a.m. at Radio Shack on 1500 First Street.

Tuesday, Dec. 18

  • Robbery reported 9:42 p.m. on the 900 block of East Stanley Boulevard.
  • Commercial burglary reported 9:30 p.m. along 1500 First Street.
  • Telephone harrassment logged 12:30 p.m. on the 3900 block of Purdue Way.
  • Thefts logged: 7 p.m. on 4700 First Street; 8:38 p.m. 1300 Railroad Avenue.
  • Woman found dead in vehicle in North Livermore Avenue church lot.
  • Car break-in reported 5:05 p.m. along 600 Maple Street.
  • Motorist with suspended license/prior DUI cited 8:30 a.m. Pine and North P streets.
  • Domestic battery reported 2:20 p.m. on the 1400 block of Heather Lane.
  • Livermore man, 19, arrested for alleged possession of burglary tools 5:32 p.m. along 2100 Paseo Laguna Seco.

Monday, Dec. 17

  • Robbery reported 7 a.m. on the 1100 block of Sierra Court.
  • Lucky supermarket, Holmes Street, shelter-in-place 7 a.m. after nearby report of man with handgun.
  • Vehicle reported stolen 8:08 a.m. along 400 Golf Road.
  • Stolen vehicle recovered 11:45 a.m. along 2400 Portola Avenue.
  • Identity theft reported 11:35 a.m. on 2100 First Street.
  • Forgery/fake checks reported 1 p.m. on 3300 Paragon Outlets Drive.

Sunday, Dec. 16

  • Motorist with marijuana cited 12:30 a.m. on Fourth and South J streets.
  • Drunk-and-disorderly arrests 2:15 a.m. and 11:33 p.m. along 2100 First Street.
  • Commercial burglary reported 5 p.m. on 2100 Las Positas Court.
  • Vehicle reported stolen 3 a.m. on 1600 Paseo Laguna Seco.
  • Car break-in logged 10 a.m. along 1700 Paseo Laguna Seco.
  • DUI: 12:51 a.m. on 200 South Livermore Avenue.
  • Motorist with suspended license cited 2:23 a.m. North Livermore Avenue at Cromwell Way.
  • Police obstruction reported on the 2600 block of Kennedy Street 2:26 p.m.
  • Battery reported 6:45 p.m. on 2000 Portola Avenue.
  • Bench warrant arrest 9:52 a.m. along 1300 Railroad Avenue.
  • Dublin Police Services cited Livermore male, 51, First Street and Las Positas Road, for alleged vehicle registration infractions.
Local December 25, 2012 at 05:43 PM
I didn't see anything about gunfire...
Megan December 25, 2012 at 06:01 PM
look at Dec 21.
James Buckley December 25, 2012 at 06:54 PM
Becoming Oaklandmore Ca.
Local December 25, 2012 at 07:03 PM
Ahhh there it is... isn't that special.
Ajax December 25, 2012 at 10:12 PM
The Police are losing ground to criminals. Everyone should be armed and not just the cops and thugs because nobody wants to be victimized anymore.
Becky December 26, 2012 at 05:56 AM
We're not like Oakland, because here people mostly support the police, and our city council supports the police, and gangs aren't well organized.
kris smith December 26, 2012 at 01:47 PM
Wow, here we go again with the comments that Livermore is the next Oakland. Just stop already. I don't know if you live in the area but have some pride if you do. Maybe your part of the problem with your low life attitiude!!!! A good community is only as good as its people who live in it. . Stop spreading your poison with your negative comments. Don't know of to many places where you can walk in Oakland, drive in Oakland, go for a run in Oakland,shop in Oakland, dine in Oakland. a street thats safe for children to play outside in Oakland, a school where children can feel safe in Oakland, or a school that parents feel safe in Oakland to send their children to. Should I continue. If Livermore is really turning into the next Oakland, well then I guess we better start packing our bags and get the hell out while we have the chance. Is there really anywhere to go that isn't dealing with the same crap. Our police log is no different then other nearby cities. Pleasanton, Dublin, San Ramon, Castro Valley......Really, your going to compare those types of crimes to just walking down the street and getting shot at, or an innocent child playing outside their house and getting shot, these are the types of crimes in Oakland we hear about. So please, have a little more respect and pride in yourself and your city.I hope others will agree. .
kris smith December 26, 2012 at 01:49 PM
@James Buckley.... Really?????
kris smith December 26, 2012 at 01:58 PM
@ Becky... yes you are right. It's unfortunate that others don't feel the same. (James Buckley) We need more people like you and myself who actually care about our community and instead of looking down on it, lift it up. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!!
April Baby December 26, 2012 at 04:00 PM
Wow, the LPD have surely been busy and looks like they're doing a great job! I was just thinking the other day...it'd be nice to get through a morning without hearing sirens..Just sayin....It is the holidays after all, it could be worse and am hopeful that all the activity calms down for the New Year... Livermore is and will always be a great place to live! Happy 2013!
Still Lovin' Livermore December 27, 2012 at 05:31 PM
Thank goodness people are watching and calling LPD. Drug deals, stolen cars and stolen property right across from Livermore High? Maybe Palasage HOA need to rethink the security service homeowners have to pay for. Driving around at 10PM with lights blinking and not even getting out of the car isn't cutting it I suppose.
Nick December 28, 2012 at 11:07 PM
Arming everyone would be the worst possible thing you can do.
Nick December 28, 2012 at 11:10 PM
The Livermore Police do a terrific job. However, they need to focus more on Community Orientated Policing, not just crime solving. I rarely see them, and when I do, it's normally just one patrol car every once in a while or they're responding to a call or pulling someone over. They need to have a more proactive presence in the community, and then criminals would think twice about being so brash.

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