This information is from the Menlo Park and Police Department and San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent until convicted.
Residential burglary report: Someone forced entry into a home on Chilco Street through the back door and stole a TV and miscellaneous jewelry with a total estimated value of $500, April 8.
Auto burglary report: A thief broke the front-seat passenger side window of a vehicle parked on Sharon Park Drive and stole a money clip containing $200 cash for a total estimated loss of $400, April 9.
Forgery report: Someone drew a total of $800 from a checking account of a Santa Cruz Avenue resident using four forged checks, April 10.
Hit-and-run report: A vehicle backed into a pedestrian in a crosswalk at Ravenswood Avenue and Alma Street, causing minor injury to the pedestrian, but then left the scene without providing any means of identification. The pedestrian refused medical treatment, April 10.
Auto burglary report: Someone smashed the rear passenger-side window of a Toyota RAV4 parked at Alpine Road and Willowbrook Drive and stole a purse containing an Apple iPhone and $100 in cash, April 5.