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Burglary

Jan. 6, 9 p.m.: 800 block of Heatherstone Way, Mountain View


Law enforcement spotlights new rules

A new year introduces new laws to California’s books, and local law enforcement officials are keen on spreading awareness about a pair of driving-related mandates in particular: one pertaining to child safety seats and one pertaining to mobile device use.

The passage of Assembly Bill 53 means children under 2 years of age must ride in a rear-facing car seat unless they weigh 40 pounds or more or are 40 inches or taller. Existing California law requires everyone within a motor vehicle to wear some form of safety restraint, and passengers under 8 years old must be secured in an appropriate backseat restraint system.

Detectives play ‘Grinch’ for package thieves

Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating whether six suspected package thieves recently arrested for Cupertino and Saratoga crimes could be behind similar incidents reported throughout the West Valley Division, including Los Altos Hills.

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Police unmask suspected mail thieves

A pair of mail-theft suspects whose use of bogus identities temporarily cast guilt on their alleged victims have been unmasked, their true IDs revealed.

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office filed warrants for the arrests of East Palo Alto residents Brittaney Shannel Hudson, 27, and Courtney Marshan Hubert Ewing, 31. Each is charged with ID theft and providing false identification to law enforcement.

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Theft

Dec. 11, 4 p.m.: 0-10 block of Oak Street, Los Altos

Dec. 11, 4 p.m.: 200 block of Castro Street, Mountain View


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