Community - March 17, 2010

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.


Grand theft report: Steel plate, 5 feet by 8 feet, stolen from trailer, Santiago Ave., March 10.

Residential burglary reports:

• Camera stolen from trunk of car in garage, first block of Faxon Road, March 11.

• Lock on trailer cut and tools stolen from construction site, Stockbridge Ave., March 8.

Mail theft reports:

• Mail stolen, Menlo College at 1000 El Camino Real, March 8.

• Resident believes mail stolen, first block of Parker Ave., March 11.


Fraud report:

• Seventy-five-year-old resident wire-transferred $19,000 to unknown person who promised return of $1.5 million, 1300 block of Crane St., March 6.

Auto burglary report: Vehicle broken into and two bags containing business paperwork and ID stolen, first block of Willow Road, March 6.

Grand theft report: Bicycle stolen, first block of Willow Road, March 8.

Stolen vehicle report: Blue 2005 Ford Escape, 300 block of Ivy Drive, March 7.

Adult Protective Services report: 1000 Berkeley Ave., March 10.


Assault report: Door-to-door solicitor walking down street was struck on knee by vehicle driven by resident who claimed solicitor had damaged angel on resident's porch, 1800 block of Camino a los Cerros, March 8.

Auto burglary report: Window smashed and coat stolen, 1300 block of Cloud Ave., March 5.


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