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Atherton: Police arrest two in separate burglary incidents

Atherton police have arrested two women over the last two days on suspicion of burglary and other crimes, the town reports.

Jeanette Ellis, a 45-year-old Redwood City resident, was arrested on Sunday night (Oct. 27) and booked into the San Mateo County jail, police said.

Police had been called to a Jennings Lane home at about 7:14 p.m. Sunday on a report that a resident saw a suspicious person inside the home.

Officers arrested Ms. Ellis near the Middlefield Road and Jennings Lane intersection.

Officers responded early Tuesday morning, Oct. 29, to Isabella Avenue after a resident reported seeing a suspicious person outside the house, and apprehended Andrea Chestnut, 29, of Redding.

Ms. Chestnut was booked into the county jail on suspicion of attempted residential burglary and probation violation

Comments

Posted by Mary Alexander, a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Oct 29, 2013 at 7:53 pm

Hurrah for the Atherton police! These burglars have been hitting our neighborhoods for months and it is great to have them apprehended.
Thank you to our fine police.


Posted by Sara Maas, a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Oct 30, 2013 at 5:56 am

Congratulations to the Atherton Police! Great Job. I feel safe.


Posted by Michael G. Stogner, a resident of another community
on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:21 am

Great outcome, good job to all involved, residents got involved police responded that is how it works.

If you see something call


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