Community - October 27, 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: Victim robbed of $300 iPhone that was sitting on seat next to him while he was in car, Willow and Middlefield roads, Oct. 15.

Residential burglary reports:

• Losses estimated at $3,325 in theft of jewelry, DVD player, digital camera, jacket, video games and $500 in cash, 1200 block of Carlton Ave., Oct. 16.

• Losses estimated at $1,225 in theft of five rings, two necklaces and $900 in cash, 1200 block of Willow Road, Oct. 19.

Grand theft report: Bicycle valued at $700 stolen from open garage, 800 block of Roble Ave., Oct. 20.

Auto burglary report: Of three vehicles, tool box pried at unsuccessfully in one, lock vandalized in another, and theft of car stereo and tools valued at $680 in third, 1000 block of Ringwood Ave., Oct. 21.

Fraud reports:

• Alleged family member called and convinced victim to send $975 by wire transfer to allegedly get out of jail, first block of Willow Road, Oct. 20.

• Loss of $249 in unauthorized use of credit card, 1300 block of Bay Laurel Drive, Oct. 15.


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