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Christmas Week in Crime

The following information was supplied by the Palo Alto Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Friday

11 p.m., El Camino Real and Stanford Avenue: Police cited a person for driving without a license.

5:24 p.m., 100 block of Forest Avenue: A man called police after he misplaced his laptop and laptop bag.

7:09 p.m., Stanford Shopping Center, 180 El Camino Real: Police arrested Gregory Akay, 22, an East Palo Alto resident, on suspicion of making terrorist threats.

11:43 p.m., Alma Street and Lytton Avenue: Police arrested a 34-year-old Ventura man for being drunk in public. 

 

Saturday

3:59 a.m., 3400 Kenneth Drive: Two unknown suspects tried to break into someone's backyard.

6:19 a.m., 1200 block of Waverley Street: An unknown suspect broke into a home and ransacked the place.

11:34 a.m., Unknown Location, Bryant Street: Someone reported a case of possible financial elder abuse.

 

Sunday

9:20 a.m., 95 University Avenue: Police issued someone with a notice to appear in court.

9:40 a.m., 900 block of North California: An unknown suspect smashed a car window and stole a GPS unit.

10:30 a.m., Arastradero Road and El Camino Real: Police cited a person for driving without a license.

10:30 a.m., 1800 block of Newell Road: Police cited a person for driving without a license.

 

Monday

5:50 p.m., 200 block of University Avenue: Police cited someone for drinking alcohol in Lytton Plaza.

9:20 a.m., El Camino Real and Stanford Avenue: Police towed a car for blocking an area set for utility work.

4:01 p.m., Ebarcadero and Greer Road: Police cited a person for driving without a license.

6:21 p.m., Unknown Location, Portage Avenue: Police cited someone for petty theft / shoplifting.

 

Tuesday

6:20 a.m., Unknown Location, Sand Hill Road: Police arrested an unknown suspect on domestic violence charges.

11 p.m., El Camino Real and Stanford Avenue: Police cited a 62-year-old Salinas woman for being drunk in public.

11:30 p.m., 3091 Alma Street: An unknown suspect used someone's debit card to make fraudulent bank transactions.

1:33 p.m., Stanford Shopping Center, 180 El Camino Real: Police cited a person for driving without a license.

 

 

Wednesday

2:30 a.m., Unknown Location, North California Avenue: Police arrested a 20-year-old Palo Alto man for being drunk in public.

1 p.m., 302 Ramona Street: An unknown suspect used someone's financial information to open a fraudulent bank account.

9:20 p.m., West Meadow Drive and Wilke Way: Police cited a person for driving without a license.

10:27 p.m., 33 Encina Avenue: Police arrested a 44-year-old man for being drunk in public.

 

Thursday

7:46 p.m., 340 Portage Avenue: Police cited someone for driving with a fraudulent license plate.

10:31 a.m., 700 block of Alma Street: A non-injury car accident happened. 

10:53 p.m., 500 block of Ramona Street: Police cited a 31-year-old East Palo Alto man for driving with a suspended or revoked license.

 

For questions about this blotter, email aarons@patch.com.

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