Investigations lead to two arrests

Danville PD makes arrests in separate ongoing cases

A pair of investigations by Danville detectives resulted in the arrests of a 24-year-old Oakland woman and a 29-year-old Bay Point man on Tuesday, March 29th.

Police Chief Steve Simpkins said the first arrest on Tuesday stemmed from a February 2011 residential burglary. A residence on Indian Home Road was burglarized with a $3,000 bicycle stolen. The homeowner saw their bike being sold on E-bay and detectives tracked the sale to a pawn shop in San Francisco, where they were able to secure the identity of the person who pawned the bike.

After drafting a search warrant, police arrested Nicholas Stewart, 29, of Bay Point. Stewart was charged with possession of stolen property and was taken to the Martinez Detention Facility.

The second arrest came from a tip supplied by US Bank after a customer reported a check stolen in San Lorenzo. It was later learned that the check was deposited in Danville, and then cash withdrawn.

Detectives were able to identify a suspect and drafted a search warrant for the woman's Oakland home. Stolen property was recovered during the search and an arrest was made.

Charged in the incident is Robbie Smith, 23, of Oakland. Smith was charged with forgery, identity theft and burglary. She was also booked at the Martinez Detention Facility.

Chief Simpkins applauded the efforts of detectives in making the arrests.

"That's good police work. Our detectives continue to send a message to criminals that Danville is not the place to come and commit crimes," he said.


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Posted by Dick P
a resident of Danville
on Apr 1, 2011 at 10:03 am

Dear Danville,

This is what Ive been saying all adong here about the germ-mongering aliens and street urchins who call themslves illegals and "po' fo'ks". This is why I say Mayor Newel should declare an emergency ordnance establishing Danville PD-staffed checkpoints at Town borders that deny entry to all minorities and even non-Hispanic whites who don't fall under a tax bracket of 28% or higher. For diplomatic purposes we could grant two-hour passes to the Spaniard types, but limit there movements to their Tacomas and the perimeters of our front yards.

To preserve the idealized and invented memory of the Town I made up and love, MY 41,000-resident Town, this is what Danville needs right NOW. Just a thought.

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Posted by Bill
a resident of Danville
on Apr 4, 2011 at 7:01 am

To the mind numbing complete racist tht posted the above comment, this is not what I want Danville known for. But maybe your name alone says it all Dick.

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Posted by cardinal
a resident of Diablo
on Apr 4, 2011 at 2:03 pm

(@ Bill: Just guessing here, but I suspect that the posting date is significant.)

I'm just grateful that these particular miscreants didn't arrive here from the new BART station. We dodged a(nother!) bullet there, Danvillains!

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Posted by Brett
a resident of Danville
on Apr 11, 2011 at 3:16 pm

I truly hope DICK P is not my neighbor. I do not need that ignorant racist filth polluting all the good people of Danville.

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