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Police Calls: Gas Leaf Blowa-palooza

The Aug. 21 log shows Los Altos Police dispensed with the warnings and issued citations on two of four calls about gas leaf blowers in use around town, two more cars were towed from Foothill Crossing, and someone was cited for driving without a license.

 

Aug. 21's police log included another vehicle tagged as abandoned, a dog cavorting off leash, and a complaint about noise at Hillview (again).

 

Abandoned Vehicle

7:28 a.m., 300 block of Distel Circle; possible abandoned vehicle, tagged

Municipal Code Call

  • 7:14 a.m., 00 block of Alvarado Avenue; municipal code violation, warning given
  • 11:55 a.m., 500 block of University Avenue, municipal code violation, now in compliance
  • 4:14 p.m., 2 W. Edith Avenue; municipal code violation, off-leash dog, subject advised of municipal code

Malicious Mischief

9:21 a.m., Los Altos Avenue and Los Altos Court; graffiti, report taken

General Tow

  • 10:30 a.m., 2310 Homestead Road (Foothill Crossing); private property tow
  • 10:45 a.m., 2310 Homestead Road;  private property tow
  • 5:17 p.m., 1 N. San Antonio Road; flat tire repair

Petty Theft

11:35 a.m., walk-in, Rancho Shopping Center; petty theft, cold report

Gas Leaf Blower

  • 12:09 p.m., 500 block of Orange Avenue, gas powered leaf blower violation, citation issued
  • 12:27 p.m., W. Edith Avenue and Fourth Street, gas leaf blower violation, citation issued
  • 1:28 p.m., Alvarado Avenue and Panchita Way; gas leaf blower violation, warning given to two subjects
  • 1:53 p.m., Cuesta Drive and S. San Antonio Road; gas-powered leaf blower call, gone on officer’s arrival

Driving Without a License

4:15 p.m., Nela Lane and E. Portola Avenue; driving without a license, subject cited to appear and released

Noise Complaint

8:51 p.m., 97 Hillview Avenue, Hillview Community Center; noise complaint, officer responded, information only

Suspicious Circumstances

11:18 p.m., 1200 block of Miramonte Avenue; suspicious circumstances, officers responded, information only

Health & Safety Violation

12:55 a.m., Aug. 22, Charleston Road and El Camino Real, Palo Alto; drug violation, subject issued misdemeanor citation

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