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Jun 16

City Manager's Update - June 16, 2022

Posted to City Manager's Updates by Alexandra Orologas

The June 16, 2022 City Manager's Update is available to read. 

Topics include: 

City of El Cerrito/worldOne 4th of July Festival – Connecting Community Through Celebration!

City of El Cerrito City Manager Awarded Career Excellence Award

Seeking Residents to Serve on City Council, City Boards and Commissions  

Community Development Updates - Building Permits, Neighborhood Preservation, Planning Commission/Design Review Board/Zoning 

Complete Streets Project Transforming Del Norte Area

Recycling Center 50th Anniversary Event - August 5

Parents Press: Best of Contra Costa County

rEC Treks: Senior Day Trip

Fall Childcare Registration

City Jobs

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Jun 14

El Cerrito Police Locates Burglary Suspect

Posted to Recent Arrests and Other Law Enforcement Activity by Suzanne Iarla

On June 12, 2012, around 12:53 PM, officers were dispatched to the 6200 block of Jordan Ave. in regards to a suspicious persons detail. The witness called the Dispatch Center and stated the suspect was seen walking between houses, and carrying bags to a parked vehicle. The witness provided Dispatch with a description of the suspect and a partial license plate of the vehicle as it was leaving. Upon officers’ arrival, they discovered a home in the area had been burglarized.

On June 13, 2012, around 7:15AM, detectives conducted follow-up in regards to this case and located the vehicle parked in front of a house in the 3100 block of Lowell Ave. in Richmond. Detectives contacted William Johnson, a 38 year old resident of Richmond. During the investigation it was determined Mr. Johnson was responsible for the burglary. Mr. Johnson was taken into custody without incident.

Mr. Johnson was booked for burglary, active probation violation warrant and a parole hold was obtained. After booking Mr. Johnson was transported to the Martinez Detention Facility. This case will be forwarded to the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office for review.
El Cerrito Police Department Case File #12-10029: Any questions or inquiries regarding this incident should be referred to Detective Corporal Gilbert Tang: (510) 215-4423.