Police Blotter: One Auto Stolen, Four Burglarized

The Piedmont police log for March 11-14 includes the theft of a Honda Civic, four auto burglaries, protestors inside Wells Fargo Bank and a resident calling police at 3:13 a.m. trapped in a bedroom with a broken doorknob.

Incidents highlighted in the blotter were recorded in the Piedmont Police Department log March 11-14. Information was supplied by the police and does not indicate any convictions.


Suspicious circumstance – A caller at noon reported three "gang type" men driving a red Toyota Camry in the 200 block of Greenbank Avenue.

Suspicious circumstance – At 6:36 p.m., a woman in the 300 block of St. James reported the key to her front door was missing after she returned home from a walk. She then canceled the report because her husband had the key inside the residence.


Suspicious circumstance – At 4:18 a.m., a resident in area of Seaview Avenue and Clarendon Crest reported an older flatbed pickup with a loud muffler appeared to be casing homes.

Suspicious circumstance – At 4:55 a.m., a caller in the area of Jerome Avenue and Nova Drive reported a dark color pickup driving slowly through the area. It was delivering papers.

Suspicious circumstance – At 8:08 a.m., a caller in the first block of Ramona Avenue said at 7:40 a.m. she saw a white Honda with an unknown driver and passenger driving slowly in the area and checking out houses. Officer Lagios found that the car was dropping off children at Piedmont Middle School.

Miscellaneous – At 3:58 p.m., a man in the 100 block of Magnolia Avenue reported a plane flew low the residence spraying a vanilla substance of his residence. He said he didn't want the police or fire department to respond. The fire department was advised.

Auto burglary – At 11:59 p.m., a woman in the first block of Wildwood Avenue reproted that her unlocked vehicle had been rifled through in the last few minutes. A stroller was taken from the trunk, and a business card was left on the vehicle.


Auto rifled through – At 12:22 a.m., a woman in the 1100 block of Winsor Avenue reported that her vehicle was rifled through in the last few hours. Nothing was found missing.

Locked in bedroom – At 3:13 a.m., a resident in the 200 block of Mountain Avenue reported being locked in the bedroom. The doorknob was broken.

Auto burglary – At 7:59 a.m., a man in the first block of Wildwood Lane reported his unlocked car was rifled through and registration taken.

Auto theft – At 8:15 a.m., a man in the 300 block of Olive Avenue reported that his green Honda Civic was stolen between 10 p.m. and 8 a.m.

Auto burglary – A woman in the 1000 block of Winsor Avenue reported that an unlocked vehicle was rifled through during the previous night and that a manual and an insurance card were stolen.

Auto burglary – At 9:10 a.m., a man in the first block of Ramona Avenue reported a wallet stolen from a locked vehicle.


Public disturbance – At 9:23 a.m., a woman in the first block of Greenbank Avenue reported that a man jumped in front of her car yelling profanities. A second caller reported a drunk and belligerant man on foot on Howard going towards Lake. An officer contacted the man and requested a response from the fire department.

Identify theft – A man in the 1800 block of Trestle Glen Road reported a card used in Spain.

Suspicious circumstance – A woman in the 100 block of Indian Road reported that her back window was broken the previous evening and believes that someone was trying to break into her house.

Bank protestors – At 10:30 a.m., a woman at Wells Fargo Bank reported that 6-8 protestors were in the lobby and refused to leave. An officer advised them of the PCO (Piedmont City Ordinance), and they moved outside.

Threats – A woman in the 1000 block of Harvard Road reported receiving threatening texts.


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