Police Briefs

Matthew Artz
Monday October 14, 2002

n Suspended registration 

Police pulled over a Richmond man at Sacramento Street and Alcatraz Avenue Wednesday night for having an expired registration. Upon inspection, police found a pair of brass knuckles, two shaved skeleton keys – used to steal cars – and an undisclosed amount of methamphetamine. Police arrested Miguel Perez, 24, for possession of a dangerous weapon, drugs and burglary tools. 


n Assault 

An adult male punched another male in the face four times during a free breakfast at Trinity United Methodist Church Wednesday morning. According to police, the victim reached for the suspect’s oatmeal, so the suspect began throwing punches. A church worker intervened and the suspect fled the church, police said. The victim was treated for cuts to the mouth.