Police Briefs

–Matthew Artz –Matthew Artz
Monday October 07, 2002

n Bike theft 

A couple left a restaurant on the 2300 block of Shattuck Avenue Wednesday at which time they saw a man riding off with one of their bikes. According to police, a bike officer stopped the thief and returned the bike to its rightful owner. The thief was also found to be carrying heroin. 

n Asleep at the wheel 

A driver fell asleep in the left turn lane at San Pablo Avenue, while preparing to turn on Ashby Avenue. According to police drivers honked and hollered at the driver but he did not wake up. Police entered the car, where they found an unspecified amount of crack cocaine. The driver awoke and was arrested for being drunk in public and possession of crack cocaine.