Incidents highlighted in the blotter were recorded in the Piedmont Police Department log March 15-18. Information was supplied by the police and does not indicate any convictions.
FRIDAY, MARCH 15
Fraud – A resident of the 100 block of Lexford Road said a former employee is embezzling money from him.
Stolen urn – A resident in the 100 block of Sandringham Road reported the theft of a decorative urn from the front of her garage between 10 p.m. and 8:30 a.m.
Suspicious circumstance – At 2:47 p.m., a resident in the first block of Wildwood Avenue reported that a thin man about 40 years years and wearing a dark jacket came to door, saying he was with PG&E and needed to turn the gas and electricity off for 45 minutes. The resident told him no, and the man left.
SATURDAY, MARCH 16
Missing person – At 8:35 a.m., a caregiver for a 64-year-old man reported that she had not seen him since between 2-3 p.m. the day before. An officer responded to the scene in the first block of Lorita Avenue.
Limping turkey – At 11:23 a.m., woman in the first block of Greenbank Avenue reported a turkey that appeared to be limping. She was advised that the turkey can still fly.
Auto burglary – A man in the 200 block of Mountain Avenue reported that two pairs of sunglasses and an iPod were stolen from his vehicle the previous evening.
SUNDAY, MARCH 17
Found bike – A resident in 300 block of Ramona Avenue found a green girls bike at the bottom of the steps leading to the home and to the park.
Identity theft – A woman in the 100 block of Arbor Drive reported a case of identity theft.
Auto burglary – A man in the first block of Maxwelton Road reported the theft of tools and cash from a wallet from a vehicle. The vehicle may have been left unlocked, or the thief may have gained entry through a window that doesn't lock.
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