Community - May 12, 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.


Robbery report: Man robbed of his Prada wallet by three men traveling in older blue Ford Mustang, Selby Lane, May 2.


Residential burglary reports:

• Refrigerator, sofa set, TV, shoes, DVDs and video games, with estimated total value of $5,800, stolen, 1200 block of Madera Ave., May 1.

• Attempted break-in, 500 block of Arbor Road, May 4.

Commercial burglary reports:

• Front window smashed and $150 cash register and $500 in cash stolen, Tony's Pizza at 820 Willow Road, May 3.

• Three laptop computers stolen with estimate of $1,460 total value, Goodwin Proctor LLP at 135 Commonwealth Ave., April 30.

• Coin-operated laundry machines broken into and $200 in coins stolen, 700 block of Pierce Road, May 5.

Assault with deadly weapon report: Woman said someone rammed her vehicle while she was inside it and that she suffered no injuries, Willow Road and O'Brien Drive, May 6.

Fraud reports:

• Counterfeit $100 bills discovered, Safeway supermarket at 525 El Camino Real, May 6.

• Unauthorized charges of $375 made to debit card, 200 block of Hedge Road, May 5.

Grand theft reports:

• Blue cruiser bicycle valued at $500 stolen, Willow Road and Coleman Ave., May 6.

• Computer valued at $2,500 stolen, 2200 block of Sharon Road, May 2.

Auto burglary report: Purse and wallet valued at $250 stolen, Bayfront Expressway and Marsh Road, May 1.

Stolen vehicle report: Silver 2000 Toyota Corolla stolen, 1300 block of Almanor Ave., May 5.


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