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Community - September 22, 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.

ATHERTON

Fraud report: Unauthorized use of credit card to buy computer later delivered to victim's house, Park Drive, Sapt. 13.

MENLO PARK

Residential burglary reports:

• Losses totaling $14,550 in theft of laptop computer, Apple iPod, cuff links, cosmetics, perfume, watches, handbags and binoculars, 1100 block of Woodland Ave., Sept. 16.

• Losses totaling $3,645 in theft of camera, camcorder, video game console, jewelry, cuff links, coins and $75 in cash, 700 block of Arnold Way, Sept. 16.

• Losses of $300 in theft of two portable DVD players from open garage, 100 block of Buckthorn Way, Sept. 12.

Grand theft report: Sport baby stroller valued at $350 stolen, Menlo Ave. and Curtis St., Sept. 14.

Auto burglary reports:

• Window smashed and losses totaling $575 in theft of stereo, headrests, wallet and cards, 1600 block of Marsh Road, Sept. 14.

• Losses totaling $350 in theft of checkbook, wallet, cards and cash, 100 block of O'Connor St., Sept. 11.

• Window smashed and satellite radio valued at $100 stolen, 500 block of Bay Road, Sept. 12.

• CD case and cell phone with total value of $22 stolen, 200 block of O'Connor St., Sept. 11.

• Windows smashed in two vehicles but nothing stolen, 100 block of El Camino Real, Sept. 14.

Spousal abuse report: 100 block of Terminal Ave., Sept. 14.

Fraud reports:

• Loss of $1,900 in unauthorized credit purchases at Macy's, first block of San Mateo Drive, Sept. 10

• Loss of $1,024.in unauthorized opening of cable TV account, 2100 block of Santa Cruz Ave., Sept. 16.

• Unknown loss in fraudulent stock deal, 700 block of Laurel St., Sept. 15.

• Attempt to cash fraudulent check, 800 block of Willow Road, Sept. 15.

PORTOLA VALLEY

Auto burglary reports:

• Vehicle left with windows slightly open robbed of purse containing cash, credit cards, gift cards and other items, parking lot of Woodside Priory School at 302 Portola Road, Sept. 11.

• Credit card and cash stolen, parking lot of Woodside Priory School at 302 Portola Road, Sept. 12.

WEST MENLO PARK

Battery report: Male victim jumped by eight others, one of whom hit victim on back of head with metal pipe, Cerrito and Hull Ave., Sept. 11.

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