U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Aidan Cooney Coast Guard Security Cutter Bertholf’s crew stands behind more than 18,000 pounds of cocaine prior to offloading the contraband in San Diego on Dec. 18. The $312 million worth of seized cocaine was the result of seven separate suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions and disruptions by Bertholf and four other cutter crews who patrolled international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean off the coasts of Mexico, Central and South America betw

Alameda Cutter Home after 82-Day Patrol

Dec 27,2019

The Alameda-based national security cutter Bertholf and crew returned home Monday following a 82-day counter-narcotics patrol to the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The crew of the U.S.

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Police Blotter 121919

Dec 20,2019

Monday, Dec. 9

Burglary (from a vehicle) reported at 6:12 a.m. on the 700 block of Atlantic Avenue.

Two cases of battery reported: at 12:50 p.m. on the 1900 block of Third Street and at 6:36 p.m. on the 2200 block of San Antonio Avenue.

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Quartet Nabbed after South Shore Robbery

Dec 17,2019

Alameda police officers used the help of two witnesses to arrest four people for allegedly stealing from a TJ Maxx store Sunday, Dec. 15. Bruce Davis, 60; Tiffany Thurman, 40, Elton Hankins, 56; and Shirley Johnson, 32; were all charged with felony grand theft and second-degree burglary. 

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Police Blotter 9/7/17

Sep 08,2017

Monday, Aug. 28

Two cases of battery reported: at 12:30 a.m. on Park Street and at 6:49 p.m. on Pensacola Road.

Burglary (from a vehicle) reported at 6:32 p.m. on the 2900 block of Marina Drive.

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City Stands Up to U.S. President

Sep 08,2017

On Dec. 20, 2016, in anticipation of Donald Trump’s taking office as President of the United States, the City Council directed staff to analyze the potential and realistic financial impacts of declaring Alameda a sanctuary city and to draft legislation supporting such a declaration. 

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Alameda Police Department

APD Seeks Burglary Suspects

Feb 18,2016

Alameda Police Department (APD) needs the community’s assistance identifying three suspects who have burglarized a business at South Shore Center several times. Police described the suspects, pictured above, as being in their late teens to early 20s.

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APD Arrests Manteca Murder Suspect

Jan 07,2016

On Monday, Dec. 30, 2015, members of the Alameda Police Department (APD) arrested Tito Jones, Jr. at the Safeway store at Alameda Landing. According to the Manteca, Calif., police department, on Oct.

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