Police Bulletin: Equipment stolen from Foothill High baseball

Police also urge public to avoid using home addresses in social media posts

Foothill High's baseball team is down one pitching machine and three buckets of baseballs after someone cut through the school's chain-link fence and stole the practice items last week.

An unknown culprit used bolt cutters to cut through fence between 6 p.m. Feb. 24 and 10 a.m. Feb 25, according to Pleasanton police.

While the school has two video security cameras about 100 yards away from the fields, no surveillance footage could be obtained immediately after the incident, police stated.

The pitching machine was estimated at $3,000, the stolen Spalding baseballs were estimated at $600 and damage to the fence was estimated at $200, according to a police report. No arrests have been reported to date.

In other police news

* A Hayward woman was arrested last week after allegedly swiping about $1,300 in cash and hundreds of dollars in sunglasses during her shifts at Macy's at the Stoneridge Shopping Center.

Jezonette Neena Jackson, 20, was arrested after Macy's security allegedly discovered her cash register was lower than it should have been at certain points. Upon reviewing the department's security footage, store officers allegedly saw her pocket cash from her stationed register, Pleasanton police stated.

Security said she took $1,397 in cash and $617 in high-end sunglasses during January. She was arrested Feb. 24 at around 9 p.m. and booked into Santa Rita Jail.

* Pleasanton police urged residents to avoid identifying their home address on social media posts after a news story circulated about thefts where a man allegedly used geo-tagged locations to commit crimes.

Arturo Galvan, of Menifee in Riverside County, was arrested after allegedly tracking several women's social media posts and found their geo-tagged home addresses.

"Be careful if you post from home -- you're broadcasting your address," Pleasanton police said in a recent Facebook post.


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