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Police Blotter – Lafayette


We’ve yet to hear from a couple of local jurisdictions but it appears Lafayette PD caught the whirlwind last week. Here’s a list of major cases handled by the men and women of the Lafayette PD:


  • March 21 – 3:40 p.m., 3400 block of Mt. Diablo Blvd.
  • March 25 – (Strongarm), 4:19 p.m., 3500 block of Mt. Diablo Blvd.

Residential Burglary

  • March 22 – 5:39 p.m., 1100 block of Laurel Dr.

Assault w/Deadly Weapon

  • March 23 – 8:31 a.m., 500 block of Merriewood Dr.

Car Theft

  • March 21 – 8:25 a.m., 3100 block of Stanley Blvd.

Auto Burglary

  • March 25 – 9:20 a.m., 4000 block of Mt. Diablo Blvd.

Identity Theft

  • March 21 – 11:30 a.m., 10 block of Quail Run
  • March 22 – 11:34 a.m., 3100 block of Condit Road
  • March 23 – 9:03 a.m., 3300 block of Kim Rd.


  • March 25 – 9:12 a.m. (Parked Car), Oak Hill at Deer Hill Rd.
  • March 25 – 1:48 p.m., (Suspicious person) 3600 block of Mt. Diablo Blvd.
  • March 25 – 5:19 p.m., (Theft), 3500 block of Mt. Diablo Blvd.


  1. Anybody know the details on: Assault w/Deadly Weapon – March 23 – 8:31 a.m., 500 block of Merriewood Dr.?? This is drop off time at Burton Valley Elementary.

    • Hey, Jim… you parents, you miss nothing! Yes, we believe this was a “bumping” or a “nudging” by one person in a car. Not sure of the nature of injuries, if any, but believe someone was upset enough to call for the police. It kind of slipped off our radar but we’ll ask around and see if there were any substantive developments.

  2. Blotter…Blotter…Blotter…blotto…bleater…Bueller?…Bueller?…Bueller?…What a great country that we can have words like police “blotter” and no one has to go to jail for laughing. George Carlin would like that.

  3. I get nudged all the time. Usually it’s someone telling me to keep quiet. School drop off is the worst – lots of big cars, running kids, amped up parents — they should hand out valium to drivers as they approach the school.

  4. Let the kids WALK to school. It’s healthier, and in a nice area, you’ll be just fine. Even Marc Klass (who’s a straight shooter, and his only daughter was abducted) said “as along as they use the buddy system.” Parents driving their children to school (regardless of whether you’re working or not) is the worst thing for your children. Walking creates independence and security… something you will carry with you for life. Drive them on a rainy day.

  5. Walking to school is GOOD. It’s a little scary to a fifties kid to see how these kids are coddled. I know there are more people and more threats than ever out there, but I agree with Danielle. Use common sense, team up with buddies, and reduce the nudging and helicoptering.

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