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Police Calls: Turkeys on the Loose!

Despite the use of 911, phantom turkeys give police the slip, thefts from unlocked cars continue, and a gas leaf blower user gets a reprimand, all in the March 11 log of the Los Altos Police.

 

We've provided a picture of a loose turkey from last year, just to show it's happened before.

The Los Altos Police log for March 11 also has some incidents of weightier nature, from the violation of a restraining order, to a citation issued for driving on a suspended license.

And one more thing: Who calls 911 to report a parking violation, anyway (one that turns out to be unfounded, to boot)?

Malicious Mischief

  • 8:54 a.m., 911, 800 block of University Avenue; vandalism, officer responded and assisted

Animals

  • 10:14 a.m., 911, 00 block of Sylvian Way; report of loose turkeys, unable to locate
  • 1:02 p.m., Parma Way and Fremont Avenue, loose dog, reported to Animal Services for a response

Theft

  • 11:04 a.m., walk-in, 900 block of Fremont Avenue; grand theft, cold report, report taken
  • 5:18 a.m., 3/12, 2220 Homestead Court; theft from unsecured vehicle, information only at this time, no report desired

Gas Leaf Blower

  • 2:11 p.m., S. San Antonio Road and Third Street; leaf blower, officer responded and subject was reprimanded and released

Driving on a Suspended License

  • 2:18 p.m., Foothill Expressway and I-280; driving on a suspended license, subject was issued a misdemeanor citation and released

Suspicious Vehicle

  • 4:26 p.m., walk-in, Angela Drive and Sioux Lane; report of a suspicious vehicle, officer responded and was unable to locate

Restraining Order Violation

  • 4:56 p.m., 911, 600 block of El Monte Avenue; restraining order violation, officers responded and report taken

Parking Complaint

  • 5:14 p.m., 911, 301 State Street; parking violation complaint, officers responded and determined it to be unfounded

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