[Reprinted from The Richmond Police Station Newsletter of March 12, 2010. To be added to the station’s mailing list, email email@example.com.]
CAPTAIN RICHARD CORREIA’S MESSAGE
The Police community forum met on March 9, 2010. There will be no meeting this week and our next meeting is scheduled April 20, 2010.
The Community Advisory Board will meet as scheduled on March 18, 2010 at 6:45 at the station.
During the past week, there were 27 traffic accidents, 3 involving injuries. There were 3 arrests for driving under the influence.
On 03/05/10 at 2:36pm officers were called to the area of Golden Gate Park near 10th Avenue and Fulton. The caller stated that there was a person with a gun in the area. As officers approached they saw the two suspects, each with guns. Officers ordered them to drop their weapons and both complied. Officers examined the weapons and determined that they were air soft pistols. The two suspects, a 22 year old male and a 38 year old female were charged with being in possession of BB guns.
On 03/06/10 at 12:13am officers were called to the hospital on the 3700 block of California Street on a report of a man with a gun. Officers located the suspect in the hospital’s waiting room. The suspect had his back towards the officers as they approached. Officers ordered the suspect to show his hands but he refused to comply. As the suspect stood up he put his hand in his pants pocket and the officers grabbed his arm. Officers detained the 25-year-old male and discovered a loaded 9mm handgun in his pants leg. He was charged with being in possession of a loaded firearm and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.
On 03/04/10 between 9:30am and 5:00pm on the 500 block of 27th Avenue a suspect entered an apartment and took a laptop, cameras and an I-pod. There were no signs of forced entry.
On 03/05/10 at 7:45am a victim was walking in the area of 38th Avenue and Anza when he was suddenly approached by the two male suspects. Both of the suspects were holding knives and demanded the victim’s property. One of the suspects removed the victim’s backpack and began to go through it and the second suspect went through the victim’s pockets. The suspects took
the victims wallet and cash and fled east on Geary Boulevard. The suspects were described as males, 20-30 years of age, one wearing a black and white bandana on his face and the other a red and black bandana.
Between 03/05/10 at 3:00pm and 03/06/10 at 9:45am on the 1500 block of Lake Street a suspect entered a garage and took two bicycles and camping equipment. There were no signs of forced entry.
On 03/07/10 between 11:45am and 7:30pm on the 100 block of 12th Avenue a suspect gained entry a residence and took and laptop, watch and printer. There were no signs of forced entry.
On 03/08/10 at 4:00pm a suspect entered a business on the 5800 block of Geary and asked to look at some jewelry. After looking at several pieces, the suspect stated he wasn’t sure if he had enough money and left the store. About twenty minutes later he returned and asked to see the items he had viewed earlier. The items were placed on the counter and the suspect swooped them up and ran out of the store. He was described as a male in his 20’s wearing a black leather jacket and blue jeans. The estimated loss is over $10,000.
On 03/10/10 between 1:15am and 2:45am on the 4700 block of Geary a suspect gained entry into a room by removing the screen and climbing in an unlocked window. The suspect took cash and medication from the room, while the victim was asleep nearby.
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