Police Briefs

Thursday September 19, 2002

n Assault with a 2-by-4 

A woman laying in Civic Center Park with an ex-boyfriend was attacked by her current boyfriend at 4:07 p.m. Monday, police said. The woman was laying on the grass when her new boyfriend arrived with a 2-by-4 and threatened both her and her ex-boyfriend, who she also referred to as her fiancee. The woman said the new boyfriend hit her with the 2-by-4, but that she was not hurt. Police arrested Gregory Dromgoole, 45, for assault. 

n Attempted rape 

A woman was attacked by her ex-boyfriend at the 2400 block of Durant Street, police said. While the victim tried to get into her apartment she found her ex-boyfriend in the doorway. He allegedly pushed her to the ground and tried to rip off her blouse before leaving the premises. 

n Doggy door burglary 

A robber slid through the dog door at a house on the 1300 block of Fourth Street late Monday, police said. Once inside the suspect stole a guitar, a purse and a camera. 

n Stolen cars 

A 1982 burgundy Nissan Maxima, license 1FUF617, was reported stolen from the 2100 block of California Street at 12:12 p.m. Monday. 

A 1988 white Honda CRX, license 2J6X18, was reported stolen from the 200 block of Marina Boulevard at 6:45 p.m. Monday.