This week's police log

The Danville Police Department provides Danville Express with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling, omitting the more mundane, such as routine traffic stops, service requests, noise complaints and domestic disturbances.

Sunday, Jan. 29

* Vehicle traffic stop, arrest at 1:36 a.m. on Danville Blvd. at Del Amigo Road

* Battery at 4:22 a.m. on 800 block of Camino Ramon

* Promiscuous shooting at 8:07 a.m. on 3100 block of Stone Valley Road

* Petty theft from vehicle at 5:21 p.m. on 3000 block of Fostoria Circle

* Auto burglary at 6 p.m. on Camino Ramon Place at Camino Ramon

Monday, Jan. 30

* Misdemeanor hit and run at 4:41 a.m. 400 block El Capitan Drive

* Drunk in public 5:29 a.m. at 400 block of Railroad Ave

* Vandalism at 11:32 a.m. at Danville Blvd. at El Cerro Blvd.

* Fraud at 12:36 p.m. on 200 block Verde Mesa Drive

* Misdemeanor hit and run at 4:30 p.m. on 100 block of Railroad Avenue

* Reckless driving at 7 p.m. on Canfield Drive at St. Helena Drive

* Arrest, disturbance/unwanted guest at 10:49 p.m. on 300 block of Hartz Avenue

Tuesday, Jan. 31

* Suspicious vehicle top, arrest at 1:34 a.m. on Podva Road at San Ramon Valley Blvd.

* Stolen vehicle at 5:20 a.m. on 200 block of Jewel Terrace

* Stolen vehicle at 11:25 a.m. on 1700 block of Bird Hill Court

* Residential burglary at 2:26 p.m. on 1100 block of Camino Tassajara

* Vandalism at 4:17 p.m. on 100 block of Laurelwood Drive

* Petty theft at 5:13 p.m. on 700 block of Pagosa Court

Wednesday, Feb. 1

* Residential burglary at 12:10 p.m. on 100 block of Montana Drive

* Battery at 2:32 p.m. on 60 block of El Capitan Drive

* Petty theft at 2:54 p.m. on 600 block of Doral Drive

* Arrest, misdemeanor dui at 3:01 p.m.

* Suspicious vehicle stop, arrest at 4:35 p.m. on Contada Circle at Sabina Court

Thursday, Feb. 2

* Recovered stolen vehicle at 12:58 a.m. on Fountain Springs Circle at Strawberry Lane

* Battery at 8:07 a.m. on 500 block of La Gonda way

* Arrest, verbal disturbance at 11:22 a.m. on 100 block of Hermosa Court

* Petty theft at 12:35 p.m. on 200 block of Rose Avenue

* Identity theft at 2:09 p.m. on 100 block of Tivoli Lane

* Residential burglary at 3:41 p.m. on 300 block of Ramona Road

* Misdemeanor hit and run at 8:58 p.m. on Camino Tassajara at Sycamore Valley

Friday, Feb. 3

* Suspicious vehicle stop, arrest at 1:45 a.m. on San Ramon Valley Blvd. at Town and Country Drive

* Grand theft at 12:22 p.m. on 300 block of Hartz Avenue

* Misdemeanor hit and run at 12:58 p.m. on 200 block of Abigail Circle

* Vandalism at 2:57 p.m. on 500 block of Danville Blvd.

* Vandalism at 3:22 p.m. on 2200 block of Holbrook Drive

Saturday, Feb. 4

* Suspicious vehicle stop, arrest at 12:18 a.m. on 300 block of Diablo Road

* Vehicle traffic stop, arrest at 2:28 a.m. on El Cerro Blvd at La Gonda Way

* Petty theft/shoplifting at 10:33 a.m. on 500 block of San Ramon Valley Blvd.

* Vandalism at 10:49 a.m. on 100 block of Railroad Avenue

* Petty theft/shoplifting at 11:37 a.m. on 400 block of Hartz Avenue


Posted by Tom, a resident of Alamo
on Feb 6, 2012 at 1:19 pm

Danville must have a 100% closure rate on these few burglaries and thefts. At least that's what I would assume from the amount of time they dedicate to speed enforcement.

Posted by Charles, a resident of Danville
on Feb 7, 2012 at 10:19 am

Tom, I agree with you! I live in the area of Danville Blvd. and El Cerro. Speed and safety control is a real concern. Converting the traffic lites to "stop sign's" would control the speed and unsafe driving!! Wake up Danville; this is not a safe town!!

Posted by Phil, a resident of Danville
on Feb 7, 2012 at 1:00 pm

How can hit-and-run be a misdemeanor? Why so many? Is the offender caught or is this just a case of a report written at the scene?

Posted by Jessica Lipsky, a resident of Danville
on Feb 7, 2012 at 2:17 pm


According to Lt. Jeff Moule of the Danville PD:
In a hit and run (a traffic collision where the person at fault flees the scene), the driver of the vehicle has a responsibility to stop and give the other party identifying information.

"If you flee the scene and do not do so, it would be a misdemeanor. What makes it a felony is that the other party is injured or killed."

So, the difference between misdemeanor and felony hit and run is property damage versus bodily injury.

Jessica Lipsky

Posted by H, a resident of Danville
on Feb 13, 2012 at 9:07 am

Anyone know who drives a grey Suburban, lives off Hartford and owns an airsoft shotgun? Whoever it is, they shot me yesterday on Glen Rd, leaving massive bruising on my arm and rib cage. I would be delighted if you could forward their info on to the Danville PD.

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