Police Calls: Noise, Noise, Noise

The Los Altos Police log for Aug. 17-20 contains a bevy of noise complaints over the weekend, including one of gunshots heard.


Loud dogs, loud music, loud leaf blowers, and even loud drunks made their appearance on the Los Altos Police log for Aug. 17-20, along with calls of suspicious persons and vehicle tows. Movie Night took its first tow victim on Main Street.

Parking Violation

  • 9:07 p.m., Aug. 17, 1600 block of Elmhurst Drive; report of a parking complaint, officer responded and handled

Gas Leaf Blower

  • 9:21 a.m., Aug. 17, 00 block of Pepper Drive, report of gas leaf blower; officer responded and was unable to locate
  • 1:31 p.m., Aug. 18, 400 block of Fremont Ave.; gas leaf blower complaint, gone on arrival

Animal Call

  • 9:55 a.m., 1575 Holt Avenue (Grant Park); report of loose dogs in the park, officer responded and there is one dog on a leash, no loose dogs

General Tow

  • 10:22 a.m., 2310 Homestead Road (Foothill Crossing shopping center), private property tow
  • 5:13 p.m., 200 block of Main Street, movie night tow
  • 11:27 a.m., Aug. 18, 2310 Homestead Road; private property tow

Suspicious Circumstances /Person

  • 11:15 a.m., Aug. 17, 13 St. San Antonio Road (Los Altos Library); report of a found juvenile, parent on scene
  • 8:34 p.m., 1200 block of Petersen Court, suspicious circumstances, information only, no crime
  • 10:59 p.m., 911, 700 block of Dixon way; suspicious person, officer responded, unfounded
  • 12:45 p.m., Aug. 19, 248 Main St.; suspicious person, officer made contact, no crime, information only

Abandoned Vehicle

  • 11:48 a.m., Aug., 17, 00 block of East Portola Avenue; report of an abandoned vehicle, officer responded and the vehicle was already issued a yellow tag
  • 9:55 p.m., Aug. 18, 700 block of El Centro Way, abandoned vehicle, tagged

Warrant Arrest

  • 12:44 p.m., Aug. 17, walk-in, 1 N. San Antonio Road,; warrant service, arrest

911 Hang-up

  • 1:19 p.m., Aug. 17, 1800 block of Grant Park Lane; 911 hang-up from 911-only line, officers made contact for excessive calls and the owner was advised

Patrol Check

  • 7:42 p.m., Aug. 17, 97 Hillview Avenue (Hillview Community Center); request for patrol checks, information relayed to beat units

Noise Complaint

  • 9:07 p.m., Aug. 17, Portland Avenue and Oakhurst Avenue; loud music causing noise disturbance, occurring in Mountain View, information only
  • 9:54 p.m., Aug. 18, 1800 block of Alford Avenue, noise complaint, police responded, reprimand and released
  • 20:40 p.m., 600 block of Los Niños Way; noise complaint, police responded, reprimanded and released
  • 11:07 p.m., 00 block of N. Avalon Drive; loud music complaint, contact made, quiet on departure
  • 1:13 a.m., Aug. 20, 00 block of View Street; loud music complaint, quiet on arrival


  • 9:12 p.m., Aug. 17, 1700 block of Marshall Court; civil disagreement, information only

Municipal Code

  • 9:54 p.m., Aug. 17, 1100 block of Covington Road, municipal code violation, fireworks, involved parties gone on officer’s arrival
  • 3:15 p.m., Aug. 18, 100 block of Loucks Avenue, possible muni code violation, referred to code enforcement 

Noisy Animal

  • 11:04 p.m., Aug. 17, 700 block of Vista Grande Avenue; barking dog causing a noise disturbance, violation confirmed, forwarded to code enforcement
  • 12:18 a.m., Aug. 18; 00 block of Yerba Buena Avenue, barking dog causing noise disturbance, quiet on officer’s departure
  • 10:19 a.m., Coral Court & Springer Road; barking dog
  • 1:21 p.m., Cuesta Drive and Tyndall Street; barking dog complaint
  • 7:22 p.m., Aug., 18, 600 block of Coral Court; noisy animal, unfounded
  • 6:20 a.m., Aug. 19, 600 block of Coral Court; barking dog causing noise disturbance, quiet on officer’s arrival and departure
  • 10:04 a.m., Galli Drive and Cielito Drive; barking dog causing noise disturbance, quiet on officer’s arrival and departure
  • 5:46 p.m., 500 block of S. El Monte Avenue; barking dog complaint


  • 2:55 a.m., Aug. 18 Miramonte Avenue & Altos Oaks Drive; Report of a disturbance, police responded, information only


  • 7:04 p.m., 100 block of State Street, cold report, hit and run, report taken


  • 7:52 p.m., 12000 block of Priscilla, LAH; residential burglary in progress, outside agency assistance rendered

Gunshots Heard

  • 10:49 p.m., Aug. 18, 200 block of Portola Court; gunshot heard, police responded to the area, information only

Sewer Backup

  • 9:30 p.m., 2100 block of Deodara Drive; sewer back up, called public works

Drunk in Public

  • 11:33 p.m., 4846 El Camino Real; drunk in public arrest 
Katheryn September 30, 2012 at 04:57 PM
Tell does this sound familiar, I have provided a link to a story on the Temecula Patch. Please read the story and watch the video in the story. Add this to all your facebook accounts, get the word out. http://temecula.patch.com/articles/citizen-reader-shares-mining-sounds


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