Almanac

Community - April 6, 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.

MENLO PARK

Grand theft reports:

• Loss estimated at $14,000 in theft of diamond pendant, 600 Vine St., March 30.

• Loss estimated at $1,500 in theft of computer from unlocked vehicle, 100 block of Jefferson Drive, March 30.

Residential burglary reports:

• Loss estimated at $9,760 in break-in and theft of video game console and games, jewelry, athletic shoes and bike, 1200 block of Carlton Ave., March 28.

• Loss estimated at $2,500 in break-in and theft of laptop computer and bike, 1100 block of Madera Ave., March 25.

• Loss of $100 in break-in and theft of fire extinguisher, 1300 block of Willow Road, March 28.

Commercial burglary report: Arrest made in attempted burglary of miscellaneous items, Walgreens Pharmacy at 643 Santa Cruz Ave., March 29.

Fraud reports:

• Forged check leads to loss of $6,500, in the 700 block of Partridge Ave., March 25.

• Loss estimated at $6,400 in unauthorized use of credit card, 1000 block of Ringwood Ave., March 28.

• Loss of $4,340 in unauthorized use of credit card, 100 block of O'Keefe St., March 30.

• Loss of $1,848 in unauthorized use of credit card, 1700 block of Stanford Ave., March 30.

• Loss estimated at $1,500 in unauthorized use of credit card, 2000 block of Menalto Ave., March 28.

• Loss of $744 in unauthorized access to bank account, first block of Helen Place, March 30.

• Loss of $200 in unauthorized use of credit card, 600 block of Gilbert Ave., March 28.

Auto burglary reports:

• Break-in and theft of laptop computer and case and gear, GPS, radar detector, iPod and cigarettes, 300 block of Ravenswood Ave., March 29.

• Loss estimated at $200 in break-in and theft of GPS unit, 100 block of Hedge Road, March 26.

Stolen vehicle report: Red 2002 Jaguar X stolen, 300 block of Newbridge St., March 26.

Spousal abuse report: 700 Coleman Ave., March 25.

Elder abuse report: First block of Willow Road, March 27.

WOODSIDE

Theft report: Stereo speaker and miscellaneous coins stolen from unlocked vehicle, 100 block of Eugenia Lane, March 30.

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