Police Calls: A Grand Theft That Wasn't

Notable and not-so-notable events from the Los Altos Police bulletin for July 25 include more towing at Foothill Crossing, a barking dog, and noise near Shoup Park.


The following information is culled from the Los Altos Police bulletin listing incidents that took place July 25. 

Grand Theft

8:32 a.m., 600 block of Kingswood Way, grand theft, cold report, civil matter, officer assisted

Gas Leaf Blower

9:23 a.m., 100 block of Eleanor Avenue, gas leaf blower violation, officer responded


  • 11:57 a.m, 911, A Street & Fremont Avenue, vehicle accident, no injuries, officer assisted
  • 2:11 p.m., 2310 Homestead Road, non-injury accident, officer assisted with names exchange

Fire In-Service Call

12:11 p.m., 800 block of Fremont Avenue, possible vehicle fire, county fire responded

General Tow

  • 12:45 p.m., 2310 Homestead Road (Foothill Crossing), private property tow
  • 3:19 p.m., 2310 Homestead Road, private property tow

Reckless Driver

6:32 p.m., Springer Road & Foothill Expressway, reckless driver, officers are advised to be on the lookout

Municipal Code

7:59 p.m., 1575 Holt Avenue (Grant Park),  report of off-leash dogs – unfounded

Suspicious Circumstances

8:48 p.m., 200 block of Del Monte Avenue, report of suspicious circumstances, no report taken

Noisy Animal

10:27 p.m, 1000 block of Rosemont Avenue, barking dog, officer cleared, no report

Noise Complaint

  • 10:54 p.m., 400 block of University Avenue, noise disturbance, officer cleared, no report
  • 12:32 a.m., 911, 800 block of Lockhaven Drive, noise disturbance, unable to locate


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