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Community Pulse - August 17, 2012

Police Bulletin

Underage drinking, vandalism reported at teen party

One teen was arrested for vandalism and the owner of a home in the 6000 block of Kolb Ranch Road was cited for hosting a party with underage drinking just before midnight Aug. 8.

Partygoer Phoenix Kai Garvey, 19, of Pleasanton was arrested for misdemeanor vandalism in an 11 p.m. incident at the home, according to police reports. Garvey was arrested for hitting a car with a large metal pole and breaking its windshield; in a vandalism that remains under investigation, another vehicle had its front and rear windshields smashed and three tires slashed.

Police reports say five people under 21 had been drinking at the home. The homeowner's name was withheld.

In other police reports:

* Three Pleasanton women told police they were victims of fraud in separate incidents, all reported Aug. 8.

In one, reported at 4:08 p.m. in the first block of Twelve Oaks Drive, a woman received a letter stating she owed $3,100 in taxes; apparently someone was using her Social Security number at his job, with his earnings are being reported as her income.

In another, which was reported at 8:10 p.m., a woman told police she either left her credit card at Sweet Tomatoes in the 4500 block of Hopyard Road or didn't have the card returned to her at the end of her meal. By the time it was reported missing, it has been used to make a $900 charge at Target in Hayward, a $1,000 charge at Justice, a children's clothing store in Fremont, and a $34.82 charge at Five Guys in Fremont. The thief or thieves returned to Target an hour later and charged another $750.

In an incident reported at 7:55 a.m., a resident in the 1500 block of Rose Avenue told police a $910 charge has been made on her account from San Luis Obispo, although she wasn't there at the time of the charge.

* Two girls were arrested and face possible federal charges for passing bogus $100 bills at Stoneridge Shopping Center at about 8:28 p.m. Aug. 8.

Three fake $100 bills were passed: one at Abercrombie and Fitch, and another two at Abercrombie for Kids. A 12-year-old girl from Union City and a 14-year-old girl from Oakland were arrested for forgery, and the Secret Service, which investigates cases of counterfeiting, was contacted.

* About $50,000 worth of high-end watches and rings were discovered stolen from a home in an Aug. 8 residential burglary in the 3500 block of Bernal Avenue. At around 10:33 a.m., a community service officer went to the address to return some found property -- jewelry and receipts found at Foothill Road and Longview Drive -- and discovered the front door had been kicked in.

* Two adults and one juvenile were arrested for felony shoplifting in separate Aug. 12 incidents less than an hour apart at Stoneridge Shopping Center.

Cecilia Calvillo Jimenez, 37, of Hayward, was arrested at about 5:35 p.m. for taking makeup worth more than $950, including perfume, creams and mascara from JC Penny.

At 6:27 p.m., a 16-year-old girl from Lathrop and Britanee Dominicque Windom, 20, of San Jose, was arrested for felony shoplifting for taking two watches and a bracelet charm from Nordstrom.

* A Stockton man was arrested for auto theft and receiving stolen property on Aug. 13 in the 1700 block of Santa Rita Road.

Kevin Chambers, 45, of Stockton was arrested after being spotted by police before pulling into the Safeway parking lot at about 12:52 a.m. The car, an Acura Legend, had been reported stolen in San Jose. Chambers also had a felony warrant from San Jose in a separate incident.

* A grab and run theft at Sprint PCS in the 6000 block of Johnson Drive netted five smartphones worth nearly $3,000 between noon and 12:08 p.m. Aug. 9.

* Electronics were stolen in a break-in at Ingram and Brauns Music store in the 3100 block of Santa Rita Road between noon Aug. 9 and 3 p.m. Aug. 12. Taken were two powered speakers valued at $899 apiece, a $587 powered speaker, a $500 mixing board and a $200 microphone.

* Ryan Joseph Voegele, 23, a transient, was arrested for prowling at around 10:04 a.m. Aug. 12 after the owner of a car shop at 39 California Avenue spotted him on the property.

* A $2,000 bicycle was stolen between 2:20 and 5 p.m. Aug. 8 from a home in the 4000 block of Nevis Street; the bike was taken from the garage, which had been left unlocked. Also stolen were a $100 helmet, $40 bicycling gloves and a $30 bicycle repair kit.

* A pry tool was used on the living room window in a residential burglary in the 3300 block of Norton Way. The burglary occurred between 7:45 a.m. Aug. 11 and noon Aug. 14; taken were a video game console worth about $170 and video games worth $225, along with a $50 guitar amplifier and $20 speakers.

Under the law, those arrested are considered innocent until convicted.