Community - September 7, 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.


Burglary report: Desktop computers and keys to school buses stolen, office of Menlo Park City School District at 195 Encinal Ave., Aug. 30.

Auto burglary reports:

• Window smashed and piece of luggage stolen, Valley Road, Aug. 30.

• Window smashed and clothes, laptop computer and purse stolen from trunk of vehicle, Surrey Lane, Aug. 30.


Commercial burglary report: Loss estimated at $840 in break-in and theft of eight pressure-treated boards and five or six lengths of steel rebar, 400 block of Las Pulgas Drive, Aug. 27.


Embezzlement report: Possible loss of $5,000 in sale of illegally obtained music synthesizer, 900 block of O'Brien Drive, Aug. 20.

Grand theft report: Loss estimated at $3,000 in theft of laptop computer from office desk, 300 block of Middlefield Road, Aug. 29.

Residential burglary reports:

• Loss estimated at $947 in break-in and theft of two locked bicycles from secured underground parking garage, 1600 block of El Camino Real, Aug. 22.

• Loss estimated at $850 in break-in through bedroom window and theft of three Apple iPods, Henderson Ave., Aug. 19.

Auto burglary reports:

• Window smashed but nothing taken, 600 block of Sharon Park Drive, Aug. 13.

• Window smashed and purse stolen, 200 block of Blackburn Ave., Aug. 31.

Fraud reports:

• Unauthorized use of credit card, 700 block of Hermosa Way, Aug. 20.

• Foiled attempt to cash forged check, Bank of America office at 633 Santa Cruz Ave., Aug. 23.

• Unauthorized use of credit card, 400 block of Encinal Ave., Sept. 1.

Stolen vehicle report: White 1993 Ford F150, 100 block of Willow Road, Aug. 16.

Spousal abuse report: 1100 block of Willow Road, Aug. 13.


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