Among other calls, animal control officers picked up and properly disposed of two dead squirrels, one deceased skunk and one defunct rat, and transported two injured wild birds to a veterinary hospital. Home security system false alarms: 15.
TUESDAY, MAY 29
Vandalism — Someone broke a front window of a home in the first block of Artuna Avenue, a caller reported at 7:45 a.m.
Too many bees — A caller reported a large number of bees near Vista and Hillside avenues at 9:22 a.m. A beekeeper was scheduled to arrive at noon to cope.
Residential burglaries — Burglars entered a home in the 200 block of Indian Road during the afternoon, the victim reported at 3:51 p.m. The thieves apparently entered through an unlocked door. Neighbors in the same block also reported an afternoon burglary; at their home, the thieves kicked in a laundry room door to gain entry.
Disrespectul skateboarder — At 8:11 p.m. a caller complained that skateboarders near the intersection of Wildwood Avenue and Prospect Road had threatened to kill him. He didn't take their threat seriously but felt a curly-haired juvenile skateboarder had been disrespectful.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 30
Non-injury accident — A vehicle hit a traffic light at the corner of Highland and Moraga avenues about 1:30 p.m.
THURSDAY, MAY 31
Reckless driver? — A caller complained at 11:34 p.m. that a red Chrysler driving down Moraga Avenue was braking "for no reason."
Suspicious person — A caller asked police to check out a "dark-skinned man in a red top and shorts" sitting in a BMW near the intersection of Larmer Court and Magnolia Avenue about 1:30 p.m. The car had been driving nearby and the driver might be "casing" the area, the caller feared. Police determined that the man was picking his children up from school.
Wire down — A tree branch fell on a telephone wire near the corner of Winsor and Wildwood Avenues about 4:45 p.m. City Public Works staff picked up the fallen branch.
FRIDAY, JUNE 1
Reserved parking — A caller in the 200 block of Wildwood Avenue complained at 2:45 p.m. that a neighbor was putting garbage cans in the street each day to save a parking spot.
Deer stuck —A resident of the first block of St. James Drive reported that a deer was trapped in his side fence. An animal control officer responded, but the deer got loose on on its own.
Skateboarders — A caller complained at 5 p.m. that she had to slam on her brakes to avoid four juvenile skateboarders on Mountain Avenue near Caperton Avenue.
Residential burglary — Thieves broke into a home in the 1500 block of Grand Avenue during the afternoon. The burglary was reported at 6:35 p.m.
Vandalism — Someone threw a rock through a window in the first block of Sharon Avenue. A police officer located two juveniles hiding in bushes nearby and returned them to their parents.
SATURDAY, JUNE 2
Roofing work complaint — A caller complained to police that neighbors on Pala Avenue were stripping their roof without a permit, that the work might expose asbestos and that workers were not wearing protective clothing. The police offficer who checked out the complaint found that the neighbors had a city permit for the work and that workers were wearing the proper protective gear.
MONDAY, JUNE 4
Flooding — Water flooded the street near the corner of Grand and Oakland avenues about 6:37 a.m. An EBMUD crew responded.
Residential burglary — Burglars entered a home in the 900 block of Moraga Avenue and took jewelry and a computer. The victim said she had left the house at 8 a.m. without locking the front door and returned home at 8:28 a.m. to discover the theft.