1800 block of South Bascom Avenue, 5:23 p.m. Thursday Someone entered a 1997 Ford and tampered with the ignition system.

2000 block South Bascom Avenue, 7 p.m. March 16 Someone entered three vehicles and stole property.

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100 block of El Camino Real, 7:28 p.m. Thursday Someone stole items at a business.

300 block of University Avenue, 5:43 p.m. March 13 Someone stole iPhones from a business.

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Roble Avenue, 8:57 p.m. Friday A woman told police a male tried to run her over in his Jeep Wrangler.

El Camino Real, 3:37 p.m. Friday Police placed someone under arrest for shoplifting.

Woodside Road, 3:32 p.m. Friday A transient was caught on surveillance video smashing a bottle on a resident’s vehicle.

Woodside Road, 2:50 p.m. Friday The window of a vacant building was smashed.

Sierra Street, 12:53 p.m. Friday Someone entered a residence through a side window and stole jewelry boxes.

Hansen Way, 8:38 p.m. Thursday A generator valued at $700 was stolen.

Roosevelt Avenue, 6:48 p.m. Thursday A witness told police a male wearing a maroon baseball cap brandished a weapon.

Seaport Boulevard, 10:43 a.m. Thursday Police say 45 to 50 laptop computers have been stolen in the past three months and suspect it may be three employees.

Shoal Circle, 8:57 a.m. Thursday A radio was stolen.

Valota Road, 7:23 a.m. Thursday Someone slashed the tires of a vehicle.