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Police Log: Break-Ins Boom -- Homes, Big-O, Main St. Shop

Notable incidents encountered Sept. 9 to 15.

Pleasanton racked up more burglaries last week including break-ins at a Main Street retailer and a Washington Street automotive center.

Sometime between 4 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday, a brick or rock was used to smash the front door at Big-O Tires, according to the Pleasanton Police Department.

A $500 Vizio flat-screen television was reportedly taken, files state.

In a separate incident at Girlfriends & Co. on the 500 block of Main Street, a pry tool was reportedly used to break open the shop's front door sometime between 6 p.m. Sept. 10 and Wednesday morning, reports show.

No details on any missing merchandise were available.

The recent rash of burglaries, bike thefts and car break-ins is not unique to Pleasanton, as similar reports are filed in neighboring Livermore and Dublin.

In Dublin last week -- in an incident that mirrored the Sept. 4 Pleasanton case of three suspects busted mid-burglary, route: {:controller=>"articles", :action=>"show", :id=>"police-log-break-in-suspects-out-on-bail-plus-more-burglaries"} --> near Valley Avenue --  an elementary school was put on lock-down as police sought honors

Megan September 18, 2012 at 06:27 PM
I see no toilet paper was stolen last week.

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