Menlo Park hit by seven burglariesSeven burglaries were reported on Wednesday, Jan. 11, in Menlo Park: four on or near East Creek Drive, two on Coleman Avenue and one on Gilbert Avenue, according to the Menlo Park Police Department.
An unlocked sliding glass door figured in a break-in and theft of jewelry and a small amount of cash from a home in the 600 block of Gilbert Avenue, police said. There is as yet no estimate on the value of the stolen rings.
A burglar got away with $4,000 in necklace, rings and cash in another break-in in the 800 block of Coleman Avenue, police said. In this incident, the burglar cut a hole in a window. In another Coleman Avenue incident, a burglar unlocked a window but took nothing, police said.
There were no losses reported in connection with three burglaries in the 100 block of East Creek Drive. Of these, the burglar forced open windows in two of them and used an unlocked sliding glass door for the third.
A burglary on East Creek Place involved kicking in a doggie door and stealing food. Police could not provide details on exactly what kind of food was stolen.