Police discovered that Mr. Endliss, instead of witnessing the incident, allegedly instigated it.
Mr. Endliss was booked into San Mateo County jail. District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said his office is reviewing the case before deciding whether to charge the suspect with a felony or misdemeanor.
Woman pleads no contest
After a judge declined to let her fire a court-appointed defense attorney, a Menlo Park woman pleaded no contest to using an 81-year-old relative's credit card to rack up $13,000 in bills, which she then allegedly intercepted to cover up the theft, on April 25.
Mary Stuart, 52, remains out of custody on $15,000 bond, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. She was ordered to surrender on June 11 to serve 30 days in jail, with credit for 13 days already served. In addition, she was sentenced to two years of probation.
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