In other police reports:
* Electronics were among the items stolen in a Jan. 9 burglary at a home in the first block of Twelve Oaks Drive. A $1,000 hard drive and $200 laptop were stolen, along with a $900 camera, a $100 computer monitor and $400 in costume jewelry. The break-in occurred between 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.; a rear door of the home had been left unlocked.
* Computer equipment worth a total of $2,400 was stolen in a Jan. 15 auto burglary in the 1000 block of Stoneridge Mall Road. The break-in, which occurred between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., also netted $613 in cash, two $100 wallets, a $100 briefcase and a $90 backpack. A window was smashed to gain access.
* A ladies watch worth $1,000 and a $700 laptop computer were taken in a residential burglary that occurred between 10:30 and 11:42 a.m. Jan. 11 at a home in the 500 block of Mission Drive. The front door of the home was broken open to provide entry.
* Shoplifters at Old Town Antiques in the 3400 block of Stanley Boulevard got away with $705 in jewelry. The theft occurred between 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Jan. 11.
* A counterfeit bill was passed Jan. 11 at Icings in Stoneridge Shopping Center. A $5 bill had been washed to create a $50; it was noticed by a clerk, who contacted police at about 8:24 p.m.
* The front door on a home in the 2400 block of Tapestry Way was damaged in a Jan. 10 burglary attempt. No entry was gained in the break-in attempt, which took place at 11:33 a.m.; the owner was home at the time and contacted police immediately.
* Two Pleasanton residents reported they were the objects of identity theft attempts on Jan 12 in separate incidents.
In one, a telephone scam attempting to get a wire transfer was stopped by an alert resident of the 4400 block of Railroad Avenue. The scam is a common one, in which a check is issued for a larger amount than a purchase, with the difference refunded to the scammer. The fraud attempt was reported at 11:45 a.m.
In the other, unauthorized credit cards were issued in the name of a resident of the 6100 block of Corte Trancas, although it's unknown what, if anything, was taken. The victim began receiving notices in the mail regarding a change of address. She contacted police at about 2:19 p.m.
* Fredrick Maurice Jones, 39, a transient, was arrested at about 5:15 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Extended Stay in the 4500 block of Dublin Boulevard. Jones was taken into custody on a felony warrant, and arrested for parole violation, possession of methamphetamine and paraphernalia possession
Under the law, those arrested are considered innocent until convicted.
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