Mountain View Voice

News - April 12, 2013

Crime Briefs

Safeway shoving match

A shoving match in a Safeway parking lot ended not with a bang, but with murmured threats of mutual prosecution on Saturday, April 6, according to police.

The scuffle began around 2:30 p.m. at 570 N. Shoreline Blvd. after one man allegedly witnessed another man repeatedly and intentionally use the door of his car to strike an adjacent car, which had parked "too close" to his vehicle, according to Sgt. Sean Thompson, public information officer with the Mountain View Police Department.

When the man confronted the other man about his behavior, the alleged door-slammer started yelling at his challenger, Thompson said. The dispute escalated, and after some shoving, the witness managed to gain the upper hand and held the other man on the ground, instructing others in the parking lot to call for police.

When police arrived, officers inspected the car the man had allegedly hit with the door, but found no sign of damage, Thompson said. Both men told police and each other that if one pressed charges the other would press charges as well. Ultimately neither pressed charges, and they went their separate ways, police said.

Tools stolen

Tools, a toolbox and a tacklebox was stolen from a detached garage at the apartment complex located at 201 Cyprus Point, police said.

The 58-year-old victim said that the items went missing sometime between 2 p.m. on April 7 and 2 p.m. on April 8. A neighbor told her that her garage door was open and when she came to investigate she discovered the items were gone.

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