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Deputies arrest burglary suspects

Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested three men in connection with burglaries in Los Altos Hills and Saratoga following a high-speed chase that ended at Foothill College Thursday.

Deputies arrested San Francisco resident Antonio Harry, 23; Richmond resident Jalil Jones, 20; and 24-year-old Dominiq Wright of Pittsburg after a Los Altos Hills resident contacted sheriff’s deputies to report a suspicious person on the 13000 block of Robleda Road.

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Police agencies roll out consolidated dispatch system

In an effort to consolidate dispatch operations, the Los Altos, Mountain View and Palo Alto police departments recently implemented a new computer-aided dispatch (CAD) system.

The new system by Intergraph Corp., an engineering software company, is the primary component for the “virtual consolidation” project, according to a joint press release issued March 21 by the three police agencies.

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Child endangerment charges dropped

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office is no longer pursuing child endangerment charges against two 18-year-old males arrested in connection with the March 16 arson fire on Fordham Way in Mountain View.

Deputy District Attorney Sumerle Davis told the Town Crier last week that she’s no longer moving forward with charges against Brandon Pak and Gilbert Gomes after reviewing the “information provided at the time.”

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Pedestrian struck by vehicle

A female pedestrian was taken to a local hospital after being struck by a vehicle in downtown Los Altos Friday afternoon.

According to police, a female motorist attempting to make a left turn from Main Street struck the pedestrian at a “slow speed” while she was using the crosswalk to cross State Street at approximately 4:30 p.m. Medical responders at the scene transported the victim to a local hospital for treatment after she complained of wrist and head pain.

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Los Altos Police arrested a Mountain View resident Thursday on multiple charges after a solo drunk driving crash killed a passenger in his car.

Police and Santa Clara County Fire responders arrived at the crash site on Fremont Avenue and Marymeade Lane at 11:07 p.m. and found a 2005 Chevrolet with extensive damage on its passenger side and a passenger gravely injured.

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Dog bite

March 18, 11:47 a.m., 1600 block of Austin Avenue: A pit bull escaped from a home on Austin Avenue and attacked a resident walking her small dog. Police reported that the small dog sustained major injuries as a result of the attack and was taken to a veterinary hospital in Campbell for treatment. The owner also sustained multiple bites on her hands while attempting to fend off the pit bull and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. Animal Control officers from Palo Alto Animal Services took custody of the pit bull.

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Two homes damaged in Mtn. View fire

FIRE3The Mountain View Fire Department this afternoon (March 19) responded to a fire at a home in the 100 block of Wortham Court in Mountain View.

The first wave of responders arrived on the scene at 2:50 p.m., according to Jaime Garrett of the Mountain View Fire Department, before a second alarm was initiated at 2:55 p.m.

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