Police Calls: Water Main Break, Suspicious Persons

The Los Altos Police log, from Thanksgiving Day to Monday, had an auto burglary, a tow downtown, and a missing person, who oops, wasn't.


Los Altos police calls over the long Thanksgiving break, Nov. 22-26 reflect a quiet period. Thanksgiving Day was marred by a a water main break and sewer back ups, but mostly there was plenty to be thankful for.


Water Main Break

  • 8:18 a.m., 11/22, 1900 block of Deodara; water main break, Cal Water on scene

Suspicious Circumstances/ Persons

  • 10:53 a.m., 11/22, 1600 block of Dallas Court; suspicious circumstance, officer responded and was unable to locate
  • 6:45 p.m., 11/23, 911, 700 block of Spencer Court; report of suspicious subjects, information
  • 8:19 p.m., Stonehaven Drive/Lockhaven Drive; suspicious vehicle, field interrogation card completed
  • 9:58 p.m., 900 block of North San Antonio Road; suspicious vehicle, unable to locate
  • 6:11 p.m., 11/24, 1000 block of Beechwood Lane; suspicious circumstances, cleared, no report
  • 7:28 a.m., 11/26, Distel Circle and Marich Way; suspicious vehicle, officers responded to the area
  • 1:00 p.m., 11/26, 200 block of Solana Drive; suspicious vehicle, officers responded and checked the area, vehicle was gone
  • 1:41 p.m., 11/16, 500 block of Clark court; suspicious circumstances, officers responded and determined to be unfounded
  • 4:20 p.m., 11/26, Robinhood Lane / Robinhood Court; suspicious person in the area, officer responded and contacted subject, unfounded

Traffic Hazard

  • 11:07 a.m., 4800 El Camino Real (Whole Foods); report of a traffic hazard, officer responded and assisted

Construction Noise

  • 11:10 a.m., 2000 block of El Sereno Avenue; construction noise complaint, officer responded, made contact and advised of municipal code

 Sewer Back Up

  • 2:22 p.m.,  11/22, 100 block of Hillview Avenue; sewer back up, refer to public works for repair
  • 4:29 p.m., 1200 block of Russell Avenue;  sewer back up, refer to public works for repair

Animal Call

  • 7:17 p.m., 11/22, 700 block of North San Antonio Road; barking dog complaint, violation, warning left
  • 9:20 a.m., 11/24, Los Altos Avenue/Loucks Avenue; report of three dogs running loose, beat unit and Animal Control advised
  • 10:21 a.m., 11/25, 200 block of Delphi Cir., report of barking dog, officer responded and quiet on arrival and departure

Traffic Collision

  • 5:56 a.m., 11/22, Foothill Expressway and Springer Road; minor injury accident, report taken
  • 10:08 p.m., 1100 block of Miguel Avenue; accident, no injuries, no damage, no report
  • 9:06 a.m., 11/25, El Monte Avenue and Foothill Expressway; accident, no injuries, non-injury accident report taken
  • 2:31 p.m., 11/26, S. Springer Road and Rosita Avenue; minor injury accident, report taken

Missing Person

  • 6:28 pm., 11/22, 911, 1500 block of Ben Roe Drive; report of a missing person, officer responded and subject returned home

Gas Leaf Blower

  • 10:19 a.m., 11/23, 1500 block of Kathy Lane; leaf blower, officer responded
  • 10:30 a.m., 11/26, 1800 block of Newcastle Drive; gas leaf blower in use, officer responded and contacted subject, reprimanded and release
  • 1:13 p.m., 11/26, 900 block of N. San Antonio Road; chronic leaf blower problem, reporting party was referred to code enforcement

Parking Violation Complaint

  • 1:13 p.m., 11/23,  100 block of W. Edith Avenue; report of parking violation, officer responded and assisted

Malicious Mischief

  • 11:14 a.m., 11/24; 5100 El Camino Real; malicious mischief, cold report, vandalism report taken

General Tow

  • 2:13 p.m., 11/25, Plaza Central and 2nd Street; general tow, tow report taken


  • 6:22 p.m., 11/25, 690 Los Altos Rancho (Andronico’s); theft, undefined, cold report, report taken


  • 7:45 p.m., 11/25, 911, 600 block of Magdalena Avenue; burglary, auto, cold report, burglary of an auto report taken


  • 6:51 a.m., 11/26, 330 Distel Circle; report of homeless subject sleeping in the parking lot, officer responded and the subject will be moving on

Check on Welfare

  • 2:46 p.m., 11/26, 911, 100 block of Arbuelo Way; check on welfare; officers responded and assistance rendered


  • 7:09 p.m., 911, 11/26, 00 block of Carriage Court, disturbance, officers responded and determined to be a civil issue.



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