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Police calls: Diamond necklace reported stolen

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 $11,000 in loss of diamond necklace possibly taken from suitcase while at Minneapolis airport, Willow Road, Aug. 2.

■ Loss estimated at $1,000 in theft of wallet from an unlocked vehicle, Oak Lane, July 29.

Fraud report: Initial loss of $9,112 in redirection of payroll deposits but some money recovered, Hamilton Court, Aug. 4.

Residential burglary reports:

■ Loss of $1,060 in break-in and theft of jewelry and four pairs of jeans, Terminal Ave., July 29.

■ Loss estimated at $400 in break-in and theft of video game console.

Commercial burglary report: Unknown loss after window smashed and laptop computer stolen, Alma St., Aug. 1.

Indecent exposure report: Male in his 30s, 600 block of Santa Cruz Ave., Aug. 2.

PORTOLA VALLEY

Vandalism report: Loss estimated at $2,000 in damage to convertible top, though not clear where car was when damage occurred, Alpine Road and Willowbrook Drive, Aug. 2.

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Posted by Moo
a resident of Woodside: Emerald Hills
on Aug 9, 2011 at 11:22 am

"Loss estimated at $1,000 in theft of wallet from an unlocked vehicle, Oak Lane, July 29."

I'm amazed at the same old story over and over again.
Why on earth would you leave a wallet (laptop/phone etc) in your car and then NOT lock it?


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Posted by Menlo Voter
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Aug 9, 2011 at 11:46 am

Not a single crime in Atherton?


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Posted by Dave Boyce
Almanac staff writer
on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:35 pm

Dave Boyce is a registered user.

Among the Almanac communities that did not have newsworthy crimes this week are Atherton, West Menlo Park, Woodside, Ladera, Vista Verde and Los Trancos Woods.

This list is subject to change every week, depending on the level of reported misconduct and the inclusion of such misconduct in weekly reports generated by the law enforcement agencies, including the police department in Menlo Park and Atherton and the Sheriff's Office.


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