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Burglary suspects arrested in Foothill High School parking lot

Police confiscate two guns, stolen property from men's vehicle

Police arrested two burglary suspects and confiscated two guns near Foothill High School Friday morning, according to police. School district officials said the activity was not related to the school nor any students.

Oakland residents Brihana Hanible, 19, and Terrell Reams, 21, were arrested for residential burglary, possession of stolen property and possession of a handgun.

Police patrolling the Muirwood neighborhood reportedly saw a suspicious vehicle and stopped the car for a code violation. Upon pulling the car over, police learned Hanible and Reams were on probation and had a search clause.

A search revealed a rifle that was allegedly taken from a Pleasanton home about an hour prior, as well as a small-caliber gun on Hanible, police said.

According to police, a second residential burglary in Pleasanton was reported during the stop and police determined the two were in possession of the missing items.

Myla Grasso, spokeswoman for Pleasanton Unified School District, said the junior parking lot was temporarily closed during the arrest.

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Posted by Very Concerned
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 22, 2009 at 10:08 pm

Great job Pleasanton Police! We'll see more and more problems on that side of town once the new BART station opens.


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Posted by Concerned Too
a resident of Foothill High School
on May 22, 2009 at 11:53 pm

Let's pay the police officers (and firefighters) more money! They put their lives on the line every time they answer a call.


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on May 23, 2009 at 1:30 pm

Busted creeps! hahahahahahahahahha...

Thank you PPD! HOORAY!


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Posted by Steve Underwood
a resident of Country Fair
on May 23, 2009 at 1:34 pm

I would bet these two were from Oakland. You know, the people there are not worth robbing. The new BART station will make it only worse. The mall will be having problems for sure. Hopefully the police will stay on this activity. Good Luck people of Pleasanton. Don't let the scum win.


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Posted by phil
a resident of Downtown
on May 23, 2009 at 1:41 pm

You are all so right that mention it'll only get worse once BART is opened for business. Look for Stoneridge Mall to turn into another Newpark or Southland in the coming years. There's more money on this side of the hill. If there's any silver lining - transportation cost to nearby Santa Rita jail will be minimal.


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Posted by Concerned Citizen of P-town
a resident of California Reflections
on May 25, 2009 at 9:10 am

So glad PPD makes their presence known in this town! This is exactly why I love P-town. Let's continue to keep it free of scum like that! Way to go PPD!


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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on May 25, 2009 at 1:00 pm

BART will likely add to the crime already in Plutonia. Have you already wiped out henry the child molester from your memories? The creepo that killed his parents? The greedy guys who pulled off insider information tricks? Get real...crime is everywhere, just like G_d!

Not to mention clergy who break the law...wake up and quit pointing the finger to everybody else...it's in your own homes and back yards! Presently, many of your children are vandals, tomorrow some of them will become felons...

cheerio...


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Posted by Scum Wave
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 25, 2009 at 2:16 pm

I've said from the time it was first proposed, that putting a BART station next to Stoneridge Mall was a really stupid idea. Stoneridge and Downtown Dublin better get ready a wave of scum. The Stoneridge muggings, already a problem, are bound to see a big spike, not to mention the drug trade. Get ready for a bunch of Oscar Grant types riding BART to P-town. We will be having Fair Scum in P-town 365 days a year now.

Even with the current BART station not being that close, we already were dealing with a load of scum at Hacienda Crossings, and auto thefts at Dublin Ford. I'm sure when the Toyota dealership moves there that they are going to have the same problem.

Kudos for a great job by the PPD for the lastest arrests. Are Pleasanton taxpayers going to get socked for the extra money needed to police the impending scum wave?


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Posted by Abdul Jabbar
a resident of Sycamore Heights
on May 25, 2009 at 2:44 pm

Brihana Hanible, 19, and Terrell Reams, 21 well now let's just add genius to their decision making. Two blacks kids in a white community do not stick out like a sore thumb do they?


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Posted by concerned
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on May 25, 2009 at 4:40 pm

As citizens we need to be aware of suspicious activity and report it immediately!! Call PPD 931-5100 and report anything that seems suspicious. I have put the number in my cell phone just in case. We need to look out for each other.


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Posted by West Side Observer
a resident of Oak Hill
on May 26, 2009 at 9:38 am

The Pleasanton police lived at the BART station when it first opened. For the longest time it worked to keep crime down. The criminals got off the train and the police red-carpet welcome was "welcome, but don't even think about getting away with crime here. We're serious about making sure we and our property are safe."
Reviving that policy might accomplish the same thing. If it does not work, a police substation at the mall might discourage visitors from committing crime here. The mall will also have to be more prepared. If it does become another Southland or Newpark they lose big time so I'm sure they will want to help.
The BART police will have to increase their presence here as well as on the trains.


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Posted by 2cents
a resident of Highland Oaks
on May 26, 2009 at 11:22 am

You think the new BART station will increase crime? Just wait until the West Las Positas interchange is built. Easy access to many neighborhoods in Pleasanton. How many on/off ramps dump off into residential neighborhoods? It will be a 2-fer -> crime and traffic. Take a look at Washington Ave in San Leandro. Yes, the WLPI is still in the Pleasanton General Plan.


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Posted by West Side Observer
a resident of Oak Hill
on May 26, 2009 at 12:40 pm

West Las Positas was taken out of the General Plan that is up for adoption. City should move to build a second overcrossig to straighten our West Las Positas Blvd. and to improve safety thus taking it out of play as an interchange.


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Posted by 2cents
a resident of Highland Oaks
on May 26, 2009 at 1:51 pm

Thanks for the reminder about the General Plan update. You are right, there is a good chance this time that the West Las Positas Interchange will be removed finally. But I would caution folks not to assume it is a done deal just yet. I sure hope it gets removed from the General Plan and there are no challenges. Can you imagine the impact on traffic and crime it would have. Here is the link to the City's General Plan webpages for anyone that is interested==> Web Link


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Posted by Janice
a resident of Foothill High School
on May 26, 2009 at 4:28 pm

These people didn't need public transportation, they had their own car. Thieves do not steal tv's, computers and large guns and then hop on the Bart. My husband and I love the Bart. Cuts down on emissions and saves us a hectic ride into the city.


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Posted by Cali
a resident of Livermore
on May 26, 2009 at 4:41 pm

'You are all so right that mention it'll only get worse once BART is opened for business. Look for Stoneridge Mall to turn into another Newpark or Southland in the coming years. '

IT ALREADY HAS :(


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Posted by Lacey
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 28, 2009 at 11:24 pm

Calm down. You all are simply a bunch of ignorant adults. We already have a better-than-most area around the current BART station, which is in some random spot in town. This one is going to be at one of the most populous and active parts of town, where there are going to be hundreds of people each day, so..

Obviously there are going to be PPD, BART Police, AND Stoneridge Security patrolling the area. More so than the oddly placed BART we have now. Everyone knows that's where the kids are, where the activity is, and thus, one of the most heavily guarded areas.

Calm down. Oakland has some very, very kind people in it, much kinder than the racist, bigotry folk here. Stop being so ignorant.


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