Incidents highlighted in the blotter were recorded in the Piedmont Police Department log Sept. 24-Oct. 1. Information was supplied by the police and does not indicate any convictions.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 25
Auto burglary — someone broke into an Acura parked in the first block of Estates Drive shortly before 8 a.m.
Campaign sign stolen — A La Salle Avenue resident reported that a Mitt Romney campaign sign was stolen from her yard, the second sign taken within two days.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 26
Limo hazard? — Someone reported that a limousine was blocking the intersection at Grand and Oakland avenues about 7:45 a.m. The police officer who responded found that the limo was backed into a driveway and not affecting traffic.
Credit card fraud — A Grand Avenue resident reported that someone made fraudulent use of his charge account. Later that day, a Prospect Road resident reported an instance of identity theft.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 27
Don't forget street sweeping day — Two vehicles parked in the 700 block of Kingston Avenue received citations for failing to mve for street sweeping.
Difference of musical opinion — A caller reported a young woman screaming at passersby near a bus stop at the corner of Grand and Wildwood avenues. The PPD officer who responded found that (1) the bus stop is in Oakland, not Piedmont; (2) the woman was waiting for the bus; and (3) she was singing a rap song.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 28
Bike theft — Four bicycles were reported stolen from a garage in the first block of Bonita Avenue during the night.
Early Easter bunny? — A Boulevard Way resident reported seeing a domestic rabbit in his neighbor's yard. An animal control officer was unable to locate the bunny.
Suspicious circumstances — A caller reported that someone rifled through an unlocked vehicle parked in the 200 block of Linda Avenue during the night, but nothing appeared to have been taken.
Home burglary — A residential burglary was reported in the 100 block of Manor Drive.
Check fraud — Someone deposited fraudulent checks into an account at the Citibank branch on Highland Avenue.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 30
Petty theft — A Tyson Circle resident reported a wallet stolen from her vehicle.
Vehicle fire — The Piedmont Fire Department responded to a report of a burning vehicle near the intersection of Boulevard Way and Crofton Avenue at 3:41 p.m.
Stolen vehicle — A Camry was stolen from the 1200 block of Grand Avenue during the night.
MONDAY, OCT. 1
Theft — A FasTrak card was reported stolen from a vehicle parked in the 1200 block of Grand Avenue.
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