Community - October 13, 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.


Residential burglary report: Home entered vie unlocked side door and TV and laptop computer stolen, first block of San Benito Ave., Oct. 5.


Residential burglary reports:

• Losses estimated at $3,800 in theft of DVD player, ring and cash, 100 block of Hamilton Ave., Oct. 7.

• Window screen slashed and losses estimated at $2,060 in theft of jewelry, electronic and cash, 1100 block of Carlton Ave., Oct. 5.

Theft report: Losses totaling $1,500 in theft from unlocked vehicle of stereo and backpack, 4100 block of Bohannon Drive, Oct. 4.

Auto burglary reports:

• Purse valued at $145 stolen, 600 block of Santa Cruz Ave., Oct. 4.

• Car stereo valued at $30 stolen, 1100 block of Willow Road, Oct. 6.

Fraud reports:

• Identity theft, 1200 block of Johnson St., Oct. 1.

• Fraudulent phone calls received, first block of Willow Road, Oct. 6.

Assault report: Man scratched in assault by woman who was later arrested on domestic violence charges, 1500 block of San Antonio St., Oct. 6.

Stolen vehicle report: Two jet skis and trailer stolen, Haven Ave., Oct. 4.

Spousal abuse report: 1300 block of Sevier Ave., Oct. 2.


Auto burglary report: Power and hand tools valued at several thousand dollars stolen from pickup truck, Park and Ride at Woodside Road and Interstate 280, Oct. 5.


Theft report: Unauthorized use of credit card to spend $6,000 on airline tickets, 100 block of Palmer Lane, Oct. 3.


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