As will be reported in Fridayâ€™s Lamorinda Sun, Lafayette police had a few interesting calls last week, including the one at 1:15 p.m. March 10. A 73-year-old woman punched a 93-year-old man in the face at Lafayette Convalescent Hospital while the pair were watching television in the dining room. The hospital staff separated the two.
Other police calls included:
Monday, March 5
FORGERY â€” A Lafayette resident reported that between Feb. 28 and March 1, someone used the routing numbers on his checks to create fraudulent checks with the name and signature â€śMalik Brown.â€ť The checks were used to buy $3,916 worth of items from Wal-Mart in Pleasanton, Live Oak and Tracy, and Sears in Tracy and Pleasanton.
THREATENING NOTE A senior at Bentley Upper School on Upper Happy Valley Road reported finding a threatening note in her student mailbox. She stated she did not feel threatened, but wanted the incident documented.
Tuesday, March 6
STOLEN CAR â€” A Las Trampas resident reported his 1991 Acura stolen between 10 p.m. March 5 and 8:30 a.m. March 6.
Wednesday, March 7
MALICIOUS MISCHIEF â€” A Sweetbrier Circle resident reported that between March 6 and 7, someone used an object to scratch his car while it was parked in the driveway. The cost of repairs was estimated at $2,500.
Thursday, March 8
STOLEN CAR â€” A Brooke Street resident reported her 1989 Toyota Celica was stolen between 4 and 4:51 p.m. The car was locked.
Saturday, March 10
VANDALISM â€” A Moraga Road resident reported that between 5 and 5:45 p.m., someone broke her car window. The repair cost was estimated at $300.
BATTERY A 73-year-old woman punched a 93-year-old man in the face at 1:15 p.m. at Lafayette Convalescent Hospital while the pair were watching television in the dining room. The hospital staff separated the two.
MALICIOUS MISCHIEF A Lafayette resident reported someone broke her car window between 7:30 p.m. March 10 and 11 a.m. March 11 on Mount Diablo Boulevard. The repair cost was estimated at $600.
GRAND THEFT At 1:35 p.m., a 22-year-old Felton resident walked into Safeway and took a 69-year-old womanâ€™s purse from her shopping cart. An off-duty Reno police officer tackled the Felton woman, who was taken into custody on suspicion of grand theft, commercial burglary and elder abuse.
CAR BURGLARY A Lafayette teenager reported that between 12:45 and 7:40 p.m. on Mount Diablo Boulevard, someone broke his car window and removed a speaker box and amplifiers worth $200. Repair costs were estimated at $600.