A resident of the 1800 block of Arlington Court called police shortly after midnight Wednesday morning after noticing that several lamps were missing from his carport and that a suspicious gold Cadillac was parked outside his house. The car left before police arrived, but at 5:25 a.m., a beat officer noticed a gold Cadillac on the 1900 block of El Dorado Avenue. The driver had the missing lamps as well as methamphetamine. Kevin Tugwell, 39, was arrested for drug possession and burglary.
An employee at American Medical Forensic Specialists on the 2600 block of Telegraph Avenue reported a fire Wednesday morning in a nearby recycling bin, police said, who arrived to find the bin filled with charred paper and water.
A woman’s purse was stolen from the 2200 block of Shattuck Avenue, police said. The purse contained cash, a cell phone, keys and a checkbook. Police have no suspects.