In the early morning hours of Sept. 28, 2014, officers from the Alameda Police Department (APD) arrested Stephen Petersen and charged him with arson. APD suspected Petersen of having a role in setting a series of arson fires that plagued the city earlier in that same evening. The Alameda County District Attorney dropped all charges against Petersen on Oct. 31, 2014.
Monday, June 9
Battery reported at 1:15 p.m. on the 2500 block of Santa Clara Avenue.
Vandalism reported at 7:14 a.m. on the 800 block of Walnut Street.
Property recovered and turned over to APD at 9:44 a.m. on the 2100 block of Otis Drive.
Elderly couple taken from home for better care at 1:34 p.m. on Windward Lane.
Lost property reported at 4:36 p.m. on the 2200 block of South Shore Center.