Community - December 15, 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.


Auto burglary report: Forced entry into vehicle and theft of two leaf blowers and two chainsaws, Fenwood Drive, Dec. 7.

Grand theft report: Gift card stolen, first block of Linda Vista Ave., Dec. 8.


Grand theft reports:

• Jewelry valued at $24,000 stolen sometime between Oct. 21 and Nov. 11, Hallmark Circle, Dec. 3.

• Loss estimated at $1,440 in theft from unlocked vehicle of prescription sunglasses and glasses, flashlight, backpack and cell phone charger, first block of Willow Road, Dec. 8.

• Computer valued at $900 stolen from unlocked vehicle, 1300 block of Willow Road, Dec. 6.

• Bicycle valued at $300 stolen from carport, 800 block of Coleman Ave., Dec. 4.

Residential burglary reports:

• Losses estimated at $5,700 in theft of safe, two laptop computers, a video camera and three TVs, 600 block of Hamilton Ave., Dec. 5.

• Jewelry valued at $2,100 stolen via unlocked window, 1100 block of Willow Road, Dec. 7.

Auto burglary reports:

• Forced entry into vehicle and loss estimated at $700 in theft of purse, 2700 block of Haven Ave., Dec. 3.

• Loss estimated at $520 in theft of GPS device and other items, 900 block of Arnold Way, Dec. 6.

• Window smashed and loss estimated at $420 in theft of Apple iPod, 300 block of Sharon Park Road, Dec. 8

Stolen vehicle reports:

• Gray 1987 Toyota Camry, 600 block of Oak Grove Ave., Dec. 6.

• White 1999 Nissan pickup truck, 900 block of Hamilton Ave., Dec. 8.

Fraud reports:

• Loss estimated at $595 in unauthorized use of credit card, 400 block of Oak Grove Ave., Dec. 6.

• Arrest made on charges of identity theft and false representation in connection with $50 worth of yard work, 400 block of Chester St., Dec. 7.


Theft report: Loss estimated at $30,000 in cash in theft of safe from residence in October or November, 600 block of Lombardy Way, Dec. 1.

Arson report: Fire at construction site, Canada College at 4200 Farm Hill Blvd., Dec. 1.


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