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Mountain View police seek help identifying burglars

Mountain View Police detectives are seeking the public’s assistance – and home surveillance footage – to help identify two men responsible for burglarizing a garage and leading officers on a high-speed pursuit Thursday morning (March 23).

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March 17, midnight: 14000 block of Page Mill Road, Los Altos Hills

March 16, 4 p.m.: 2200 block of Latham Street, Mountain View

County police won't enforce immigration laws

Asher Kohn/Town Crier
San Jose Police Chief Edgardo Garcia speaks on immigration as Los Altos Police Chief Andy Galea, far right, looks on.

Los Altos Police Chief Andy Galea joined his colleagues throughout Santa Clara County in signing a statement declaring that they would not arrest anyone on the basis of his or her immigration status.

At a press conference March 14 at San Jose’s Mexican Heritage Plaza, more than a dozen police chiefs stood with community members as David Swing, Morgan Hill Police Chief and President of the Santa Clara County Police Chief’s Association, gave a statement.

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March 10, 2:04 p.m.: 700 block of Yuba Drive, Mountain View

March 9, 7:26 p.m.: 1900 block of West El Camino Real, Mountain View

Suspected serial stalker charged in local crimes


She first met him at the Los Altos Farmers’ Market last fall. It was late in the day, and many merchants were packing up their stalls. He approached as she spoke with two of her friends.

“He was just, like, ‘Hi, guys. I’m new in town,’” the teen said in a recent interview with the Town Crier. “‘What’s the fun stuff to do here? How’s the weather?’”

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