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.


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


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, 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.


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.


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.


There are no comments yet for this post

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Choose a category: *

Since this is the first comment on this story a new topic will also be started in Town Square! Please choose a category that best describes this story.

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields