Police Calls: Another Day, Another Political Sign Taken

The Los Altos Police log for Oct. 17 showed an abandoned vehicle was towed, a report of identity theft, and yes, it's election season: a campaign sign was disappeared.


Oct. 17


Abandoned Vehicle

  • 9:37 a.m., 800 block of Lockhaven Court; abandoned vehicle tow

Open Door

  • 11:38 a.m., 600 block of Benvenue Avenue; open door, police responded and assisted.

Traffic Hazard

  • 12:15 p.m., San Antonio Road and Yerba Buena Avenue; report of utility sign causing a traffic hazard, officer responded and the sign was removed

Signal Repair

  • 1:46 p.m., Foothill Expressway and Edith Avenue; signal light broken, referred to Santa Clara County to repair

Suspicious Person

  • 2:50 p.m., 1200 block of Estate Drive; suspicious subject, officer checked area, cleared, no report
  • 1:13 a.m., Oct. 18, 300 block of Pine Lane; suspicious subject, officer contacted subject, report taken


  • 5:32 p.m., 911, 1300 block of Ranchita Drive;  theft of signs, no report taken

Identity Theft

  • 7:48 p.m., walk-in, 400 block of Gabilan Street; identity theft, report taken

Sewer Call

  • 9:01 p.m, 600 block of Benvenue Avenue; sewer back up, referred to pubic works


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