Published December 9th, 2009
Lafayette Police Blotter
Lock the Car, 11/21/09 When the victim returned to his parked car on N. Thompson Road, he discovered some contents were missing. A thief opened the door of the unlocked car and made away with a camera, a key fob and two bags with contents valued between $800-$900.

Theft from Vehicle, 11/25/09 An unknown suspect gained access to the victim's vehicle on Hidden Valley Road by rudely smashing a window with an unknown object. Mr. Smash and Grab managed to lumber away with a variety of treasures: $20 in change, a car club and a season's pass to a Lafayette theatre. Be wary of theatre patrons paying for drinks with change and carrying a club.

Feeling No Pain, 11/26/09 The suspect was clocked doing over 100 mph on Highway 24 near the St. Stephen's exit. The erstwhile dangerous thrill seeker was arrested for speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol. She was later released to a sober friend at the Lafayette Police Department. The racecar was towed from the scene.

Stick Up by Zip Lock, 11/27/09 A white male entered Bank of the West on Mt. Diablo Boulevard and presented a semi-automatic handgun to the bank tellers. The robber demanded they fill two plastic Zip Lock bags with cash. Zip Lock took the cash and ordered everyone to the floor before heading out the back door in an unknown direction. A K-9 track for suspects ended with negative results.

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