The Blotter | Arrest on theft, drug warrants for driver stopped for expired registration

One person was taken into custody on Jan. 28 due to warrants for theft and drugs. The person was pulled over for driving a vehicle with an expired registration and taken into custody on Grand Avenue at 5:18 p.m, according to Piedmont Police Capt. Chris Monahan. He was then taken to Santa Rita Jail in Dublin.

On Jan. 31, a white Hyundai Accent set off the city’s Automated License Plate Reader (ALPR) system at 11:53 a.m. on Grand and Wildwood avenues. The vehicle fled but became disabled at Highland and Moraga avenues, according to Monahan. The suspect then fled. A search of the area came up empty. The registered owner of the car was contacted.

A vehicle was stolen on Jan. 31 from Fairview Avenue at 3:40 a.m. A person called in reporting someone was attempting to steal their vehicle. The suspect was associated with a black SUV, according to the police log.

Another vehicle was stolen on Jan. 29. A gray 2016 Kia Sorento was taken from Ronada Avenue.

On Jan. 29, a residence on Rose Avenue was burgled, with a couple of wallets and a piece of clothing taken. The police log reported that the suspect or suspects entered through an unlocked back door. The vehicle was taken between 12 a.m. and 9 a.m., per the police log. A silver 2021 Kia Sportage is suspected of being connected to the crime.

A Ford F-250 truck was stolen on Jan. 28 on Sea View Avenue. The caller reported the crime at 11:56 a.m. and said it happened in the past 15 minutes. The vehicle has a black iron lumber rack and damage to the tailgate and rear bumper.

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