Almanac

Community - February 2, 2011

Police Calls

This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent until convicted.

ATHERTON

Residential burglary report: Three doors pried open at construction site; it's unknown if anything was taken, Stockbridge Ave., Jan. 22.

Auto burglary report: Window smashed and set of golf clubs stolen, first block of James Ave., Jan. 21.

Grand theft report: Two boxes of tools valued at $1,000 stolen from construction site, first block of Ralston Road, Jan. 27.

WOODSIDE

Theft report: Cell phone left in store then picked up and used to make calls and to download games before being returned to victim, 100 block of Glenwood Ave., Jan. 19.

Assault with deadly weapon report: Arrest made after fight in which suspect struck victim on head with belt buckle, then victim takes belt away and retaliates with belt slap that raises welt on suspect's back, and suspect retaliates with unsuccessful attempt to stab victim with pocket knife, 300 block of Olive Hill Lane, Jan. 24.

PORTOLA VALLEY

Residential burglary report: Losses estimated at $5,100 in entry into unlocked residence and theft of two watches, two rings and digital video camera, 500 block of Old La Honda Road, Jan. 19.

MENLO PARK

Commercial burglary report: Unlocked building entered with loss estimated at $400 in theft of small shelf safe containing $100 and $300 iPod, Applewood Pizza at 1001 El Camino Real, Jan. 24.

Residential burglary reports:

• Three men arrested in burglary attempt with no property loss, 1100 block of Bieber Ave., Jan. 26.

• Nothing lost in attempted burglary, first block of Greenwood Place, Jan. 27.

Fraud reports:

• Credit card stolen and used at stores in Stanford shopping center, and at Cafe Borrone, 1010 El Camino Real, Jan. 26.

• Embezzlement suspected, 800 block of Oak Grove Ave., Jan. 27.

Stolen vehicle report: Orange 2008 Honda CVR600 motorcycle, 1100 block of Carlton Ave., Jan. 25.

WEST MENLO PARK

Fraud report: Unauthorized check for $18,000 nearly empties annuity account in 2008 case involving checks believed to be stolen by an insider, 200 block of Stanford Ave., Jan. 24.

Theft reports:

• Loss estimated at $45 in theft of ear-bud headphones, 1200 block of Sherman Ave., Jan. 24.

• Loss estimated at $21 in cash and $100 check in theft of wallet and other items from unlocked vehicle, 2100 block of Cedar Ave., Jan. 21.

Auto burglary report: Interior ransacked and trunk opened, 2000 block of Ashton Ave., Jan. 21.

Comments

There are no comments yet for this post

Don't miss out on the discussion!
Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic.

Email:


Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Choose a category: *

Since this is the first comment on this story a new topic will also be started in Town Square! Please choose a category that best describes this story.

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields