[Reprinted from The Richmond Police Station Newsletter of July 23, 2010. To be added to the station's mailing list, email email@example.com.]
CAPTAIN RICHARD CORREIA’S MESSAGE
On August 3, 2010 between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM Richmond Station will participate in National Night Out by offering tours of the Station. Please stop by for a tour, light refreshments, and meet the Officers.
During the past week, there were 15 traffic accidents 4 involving injuries. There were 4 citations issued for driving without a license or driving on a suspended license. There were 2 arrests for driving under the influence.
On 07/18/10 at 6:45 pm, an officer was at the intersection of Washington and Divisidero conducting traffic enforcement. The officer witnessed a traffic collision in which a motorized scooter was stopped at the intersection and was rear-ended by a passenger vehicle. The officer approached both parties to see if they were in need of any medical attention. Upon doing so, both parties involved denied injury, however, the officer noticed the smell of alcohol coming from the driver of the passenger car. Upon further investigation, the driver of the car was found to be driving with a suspended license and driving under the influence of alcohol. The driver was charged with both offenses.
On 07/20/10 at 7:30 am, an off-duty officer noticed a male subject riding a bicycle in the area of Edward Street and Arguello Boulevard. The subject got off of the bicycle and locked it to a street sign on Edward Street. Moments later, the off-duty officer saw the subject enter an open garage on the 600 block of Arguello and exit with a different bicycle. Recognizing the activity as suspicious, the off-duty officer notified Richmond patrol units who responded to the scene to investigate. Once officers arrived at the scene and located the subject, the chase was on! The subject fled on foot through Rossi Park, making it as far as the 900 block of Anza before officers apprehended him. The bicycle was recovered and identified by the owner as stolen. Along with the bicycle, officers recovered numerous other items later identified as stolen property. The suspect was arrested for burglary.
On 07/19/10 at 9:30 am the owner of a vehicle parked on the 5300 block of Geary found his car’s windshield shattered. The car had been parked there since 8:00 am the previous day. Lying next to the vehicle was a brick, believed to be the object used to damage the vehicle’s windshield.
On 07/18/10, a woman reported that her purse stolen while grocery shopping. She had placed her purse in her cart and covered it with her coat. The victim left her cart for a moment while shopping and returned to find that her purse had been stolen.
On 07/21/10 at 2:15 am a man was awakened inside his home on Pacific Avenue when he heard the sound of a door opening. Seconds later, a light turned on and footsteps were heard. As the resident called 911, he heard the garage door open and then close. The suspect appeared to have gained entrance into the home by prying open a side door. No items were discovered missing following the incident.Crime | 1 comment