Police Calls: Traffic Collisions, Ammo Destruction

The Los Altos Police Log for Aug. 13 contains the notable and not-so-notable, like barking dogs and noise complaints.


We've culled from the Aug. 13 Los Altos Police bulletin, from gas leaf blower violations to dogs left in cars. What we're wondering is would a gas leaf blower really be used on a city property if it violates city ordinance?


Gas Leaf Blower Violation

  • 10:00 a.m., 97 Hillview Avenue (Hillview Community Center), complaint of use of gas-powered leaf blower, gone on officer’s arrival
  • 10:10 a.m., 2000 block of Crist Drive, complaint of use of gas-powered leaf blower, officer checked area, unable to locate

Abandoned Vehicle

  • 10:14 a.m., Portland Avenue and Concord Avenue, abandoned vehicle, vehicle tagged


  • 12:01 p.m., Los Altos Avenue and Santa Rita Court, disturbing the peace, no crime, information only assistance given

Traffic Collision

  • 1:01 p.m., Foothill Expressway and Grant Road, traffic accident, property damage only, officer assisted with names exchange
  • 1:22 p.m., 900 block of San Antonio Road, accident, no injuries, report taken
  • 3:09 p.m., 1 W. Edith Avenue, solo vehicle traffic accident with injuries; report taken 
  • 5:36 p.m., Fremont Avenue and Miramonte Avenue, property damage only, officer assisted in names exchange

Gun Destruction

  • 3:21 p.m., 00 block of Hacienda Court, ammunition turned in for destruction, report taken
  • 7:15 p.m., 700 block of Linden Avenue, ammo for destruction, property report taken

Municipal Code

  • 4:10 p.m., 600 block of Fremont Avenue, dog locked in vehicle; gone on officer’s arrival
  • 6:57 p.m., 1400 block of Brookmill Road, dog locked in car, officer contacted owner – dog owner, dog was not in distress. Owner brought dog inside.

Noisy Animal

  • 6:30 p.m., 800 block of Stagi Lane, barking dog, officer responded and quiet on arrival and quiet on departure
  • 9:40 p.m., 700 block of Vista Grande Avenue, barking dog complaint, violation confirmed, follow up with code enforcement officer

Suspicious Subject/Circumstances

  • 8:56 p.m., Hawthorne Avenue and Eleanor Avenue, officer made contact, information only
  • 11:45 p.m., 600 block of Arrowood Ct, suspicious circumstances, officers arrived and checked premises, information only

Noise Complaint

  • 11:50 p.m., 400 block of Gabilan Street, noise complaint, officer responded, information only

Outside Agency Assist

  • 3:23 a.m., 1400 block of Arbor, outside agency assist request, officer responded, assistance rendered 


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