Police Calls: Dogs Off Leash and Tows Get Made

Plus, police make a DUI arrest, abandoned vehicles get tagged, and residents complain of noise, July 27-29.


The following were culled from the Los Altos Police log, July 27-29. Where arrests are made, they do not indicate convictions.



  • 12:50 p.m., 400 block of University Avenue, hit and run accident, property damage only, no report desired
  • 2:40 p.m., walk in, 1800 block of Fordham, MV, late-reported traffic collision with minor injuries, report taken
  • 3:17 p.m., El Camino Real & San Antonio Road, traffic collision, property damage only, officer assisted parties with names exchange

Abandoned Vehicle

  • 3:36 p.m., 300 block of Warec Way, report of abandoned vehicle, officer contacted owner, who agreed to move vehicle
  • 4:57 p.m., Chamisal Way and Los Altos Avenue, abandoned vehicle, tagged
  • 7:33 p.m.,  7/29 1800 block of  Capistrano Way, vehicle left open

General Tow

  • 4:17 p.m., 7/27, 2310 Homestead Road (Foothill Crossing shopping center), private property tow
  • 12:58 a.m., 2310 Homestead Road, private property tow

Animal Call

  • 5:42 p.m, 7/27, 270 Main Street, report of dog locked in vehicle
  • 8:52 a.m., 7/28, 1575 Holt Avenue, municipal code violation, off-leash dog, gone on arrival
  • 4:17 p.m., 1575 Holt Avenue, off-leash dog, unfounded
  • 9:15 a.m., 7/28, 700 block of Fremont Avenue, patrol check, barking dog, cleared
  • 4:42 p.m., 1800 block of Farndon, barking dog complaint, not at home


  • 6:13 p.m., 4800 El Camino Real, civil assistance rendered

Open Door

9:43 p.m., 7/27, 500 block of Torwood Lane, report of open door, police responded, information



  • 12:39 a.m., 7/28, 911, 4460 El Camino Real, disturbance, request for police to issue trespassing order, police responded, subject gone on arrival

Noise Complaint

  • 2:07 a.m., 7/27, 300 block of Los Altos Avenue, noise complaint, police responded, information
  • 2:49 a.m., 911, 700 block of Berry Avenue, noise complaint, police responded, quiet on arrival, quiet on departure
  • 8:25 a.m., 1900 block of Farndon Avenue, construction causing a noise disturbance, warning given
  • 6:25 p.m., 1800 block of Fallen Leaf Lane, noise disturbance, quiet on arrival, quiet on departure
  • 10:18 a.m., 4800 El Camino Real, disturbing the peace, , unable to locate disturbing party
  • 11:17 a.m., 200 block of Pasa Robles, construction noise complaint warning given


2:21 a.m., 7/28, El Camino Real and San Antonio Road, driving under the influence arrest             

Tampering With a Vehicle

  • 300 block of Gordon Way, tampering with a vehicle, report of theft of a license plate, report taken.

Subpoena Service

  • 10:18 a.m., 100 block of Gordon Way, subpoena service; attempted subpoena service


  • 10:25 a.m., 800 block of Campbell Avenue, Report taken
  • 9:25 p.m., 7/29, 100 block of  First Street, grand theft of bicycle, report taken. 


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