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Community Pulse - January 13, 2012

Police Bulletin

Home holdup under investigation

Pleasanton police are investigating a holdup at a home in the 2100 block of Cascara Court.

Police received a call about the robbery at about 10:17 p.m. Jan. 8; no additional information was available from police, although the report indicates a suspect has been identified.

In other police reports:

A Pleasanton man was arrested Jan. 7 on charges of possession of stolen property, grand theft, weapons possession and carrying a concealed firearm.

Christopher Dillon, 45, was arrested at about 2 p.m. after being spotted at the Busch Road recycling center. Police know Dillon on sight; he was originally approached regarding the violation of a restraining order, which led to the additional charges after a report that a gun had been stolen from a home in the 4200 block of Churchill Drive on Jan. 6.

A Pleasanton man was arrested Jan. 4 on charges of use of an aerosol for intoxication and assault on a police officer.

Kendall Alexander Testa, 19, was arrested just before midnight in the 1700 block of Santa Rita Road. His vehicle was approached on a possible littering violations, according to reports, but the officer noted dilated pupils and Testa allegedly became agitated and argumentative, attempting to shut the door on the officer, who blocked it with his forearm, which led to the assault charge.

Two men have been arrested on charges of grand theft after two large bales of cardboard valued at $1,000 were stolen from Wal-Mart in the 4500 block of Rosewood Drive.

The incident occurred just after midnight on Jan. 10, when an officer parked nearby spotted a pickup leaving from behind the store. A traffic stop led to the arrest of Wilmer Alexis Flores, 21, and Marlon Onasis Ruiz, 19.

A business in the 6200 block of Stoneridge Mall Road reported being bilked out of nearly $13,000 in a report filed at about 10:40 a.m. Jan. 3. Seven fraudulent checks for $1,850 apiece with Blackhawk Network's account number were cashed in Texas; the case was forwarded to that state for investigation.

A Jan. 8 home burglary in the 4100 block of Denker Drive netted two $200 gold necklaces, a $200 bracelet, a $100 jewelry box and $20 faux pearls. The incident was reported at about 1:35 p.m.; a pry tool was used to open the back door of the home.

Two laptops, valued at $900 and $500, were stolen Jan. 6 from Cordero Capital Partners in the 5700 block of Stoneridge Mall Road. The report was called in at about 6:27 p.m.; the two computers were stolen when someone gained access to an unattended suite.

A Jan. 4 home burglary led to a police canine search but no suspects after a homeowner came home and found her front door open. The incident took place at about 4:54 p.m. in the 4900 block of Middleton Place; a $1,000 laptop, a $600 laptop and $400 in costume jewelry were taken.

A burglary Jan. 2 netted a laptop worth about $2,000 from a business in the 7000 block of Commerce Circle. A neighboring business called police at about 11:08 a.m. to report the front door of a neighboring business had been smashed.


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