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Feb. 12, 5:48 p.m.: 13900 block of La Paloma Road, Los Altos Hills

Feb. 12, 4:22 p.m.: 100 block of Jacinto Way, Los Altos Hills

Tax time is open season for fraudsters

As if tax season weren’t irksome enough.

Scammers are once again exploiting confusion and misinformation about tax filing protocol to hijack money and identities from unwary taxpayers, local law enforcement officials warn.

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Feb. 3, 9:05 p.m.: 100 block of Castro Street, Mountain View

Feb. 3, 1:56 p.m.: 200 block of South Rengstorff Avenue, Mountain View

MV police make record opium bust

The Mountain View Police Department last week arrested two residents in connection with the seizure of one of the largest opium poppy pods hoards ever in California.

Jasvir Singh, 34, and his wife, Donna Santo, 45, were charged with possession of controlled substances for sale and child endangerment, according to a department press release.

Burglary concerns create school day delay

Law enforcement officials instructed Mountain View High to shelter in place Wednesday (Jan. 25) as they searched for armed burglary suspects in the vicinity.

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