Home » Jan 29-Feb 4: El Cerrito Police Calls

Jan 29-Feb 4: El Cerrito Police Calls

by CC News
El Cerrito

The following is a sampling of the El Cerrito Police Calls reported between January 29-February 4 which focuses on the higher priority call responses in the City of El Cerrito.

The following is a summary of criminal activity for the El Cerrito Police Department. It does not include all crimes. It also does not include non-criminal events such as missing persons, traffic collisions, non-criminal deaths, non-criminal disputes, nor many other police activities that do not result in arrest.


Auto Burglary

  • 2/1 – 2600 block of Tamalpais Ave. At approximately 12:03pm, a US post office truck was broken into and mail was stolen.
  • 2/1 – 6700 block of Glen Mawr Ave: At approximately 12:38pm the suspect broken into the victims vehicle and stole miscellaneous items.


Burglary – Residential

  • 2/4 – 2000 Block of Junction Ave: At 6:28 PM, an officer reports unknown suspect(s) shattered the rear sliding glass door of the victim’s residence to gain entry and conducted a ransack of the house. The victim discovered $400 was missing from the master bedroom.



  • 1/31 – 8000 El Cerrito Plaza (parking lot): At approximately 8:31am the victim was sitting in his parked vehicle when he was approached by the six suspects.  Three of the suspect punched then pulled the victim out of his car.  All of the suspects got into his vehicle and drove northbound on San Pablo Ave.


Grand Theft

  • 1/30 – 10700 block of San Pablo Ave: The victim’s catalytic converter was stolen on Saturday evening.
  • 2/1 – 1400 block of Norvell St: On January 17th, the victim’s Toyota Prius’ catalytic converter was stolen.


Indecent Exposure

  • 1/30 – 11319 San Pablo Ave (Chevron): While the victim was seated in her vehicle at a gas pump, an unknown suspect walked up to her car window and exposed his genitals.


Organized Retail Theft

  • 1/29 – 2000 El Cerrito Plaza (Ross):  At 8:49 PM, an officer reports two unknown suspects worked together to steal merchandise ($600).


Petty Theft

  • 1/29 – 1600 Block of Richmond St: At 9:51 PM, an officer reports two unknown suspects stole the victim’s front license plate from their vehicle
  • 1/30 – 540 Ashbury Ave: On January 9th to January 10th, while at school, the victim’s laptop was stolen.
  • 2/3 – 1700 block of Lexington Ave:  At 2:55 PM, Officer Randhawa reports an unidentified suspect reached in through the open window of the victim’s vehicle and stole a $40 backpack containing immigration documents.



  • 2/1 – 2000 El Cerrito Plaza (Ross): At approximately 1:53pm, two suspects stole miscellaneous clothing and walked towards the front doors of the store.  One of the suspects brandished a black handgun that was in his waistband, at Loss Prevention employees who attempted to stop them.



  • 2/1 – 670 El Cerrito Plaza (CVS): At 9:09 pm, an officer reports an unknown suspect exited the store with unpaid lotion/ cosmetics ($150).
  • 2/3 – 2000 El Cerrito Plaza (Ross):  At 1:40 PM, an unidentified suspect stole seven pairs of shoes worth $200.



  • 1/31 – 1700 block of Walnut St: At approximately 3:43pm, an unknown suspect shattered an exterior window to the residence with a rock.  The residence backs up to Summit K2, and the victim believes a student from the school threw the rock.
  • 2/3 – 9950 San Pablo Ave: At 11:06 AM, an unidentified suspect kicked and broke the door to the ATM lobby, causing damage estimated at $1000


Previous Calls

You may also like