Pleasanton Weekly

Community Pulse - December 17, 2010

Police Bulletin

Burglary cleans out apartment

Property valued at nearly $9,000 was stolen from an apartment in Pleasanton on Dec. 9.

Among the items taken were a $2,000 computer and $1,000 monitor belonging to the resident's employer, according to a police report. Two televisions, a 42-inch flatscreen valued at $1,400 and a 32-inch flatscreen valued at $580, were among the items stolen.

Also stolen were a laptop computer, jewelry, a speaker system, a videogame system, DVDs and video games. Four wrapped Christmas gifts were also taken, according to the report, which said a bathroom window was smashed to provide access. The theft, in the 5500 block of Springhouse Drive, took place between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. The report said there are no suspects.

A vehicle at the same apartment complex was also burglarized in an incident that took place prior to the apartment burglary. In that case, an $800 DVD player was taken, along with DVDs, sunglasses, an iPod and speakers, according to a police report. The total of items stolen came to $1,200, according to the report, which said that incident took place between 9 p.m. Dec. 5 and 9 a.m. Dec. 8.

In a separate incident, the Four Points Sheraton in the 5100 block of Hopyard Road reported that someone racked up more than $6,100 in room charges between 8 a.m. Oct. 14 and 10:29 a.m. Dec. 9 and left without paying. Police have fingerprinted the room in the hopes of turning up a suspect.

Thieves hit two Pleasanton stores

Nordstrom and Wal-Mart were targets of thieves in incidents on Dec. 8 and Dec. 6, respectively.

An unattended wallet with $1,537 in cash, a $100 gold wedding ring, credit cards and identification documents were stolen at Nordstrom in the Stoneridge Shopping Center between 2:15 and 2:30 p.m. Dec. 8, according to the police report, which said a separate empty wallet was stolen from the store at the same time.

A 46-inch flatscreen TV worth $848 and a 32-inch flatscreen worth $348 were stolen from Wal-Mart between 2:55 and 3:15 a.m. Dec. 6, according to a report, which said a $448 computer and video games worth $199 were also stolen. Police are using a security video in their efforts to catch the thief.

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