Pleasanton Weekly

Community Pulse - December 30, 2011

Police Bulletin

Robbery at J.C. Penny

Pleasanton police are investigating a Dec. 23 holdup at the J.C. Penny store in Stoneridge Shopping Center.

Cash was taken in the robbery, which occurred at about 6:47 p.m., according to a police report; little additional information is being released because the case is under active investigation.

In other police reports:

An attempt to steal a catalytic converter from a vehicle in the 4600 block of Sandalwood drive led to multiple charges against the would-be thief. Thomas Tong Vang, 32, was arrested at about 2:01 a.m. Dec. 26 and charged with possession of stolen property, possession of burglary tools, auto parts theft and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Caffino, a coffee kiosk in the 6700 block of Santa Rita Road, was burgled twice in a week. The first occurred at about 4:24 a.m. Dec. 23 and the second took place near the same time, 4:52 a.m., on Dec. 26. Cash was stolen in both break-ins.

A burglar targeted washing machines at Royal Garden Apartments on Dec. 22. Police received at call at about 11:23 a.m.; no money was taken.


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