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Woodside resident helps arrest theft suspect

Original post made on Mar 26, 2013

Retired San Francisco police officer and Woodside resident Bill Gilbert brought some of his professional skills to bear early on the morning of Aug. 30 near his home on Olive Hill Lane. He assisted a deputy from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office in corralling a suspect in at least one of a series of recent thefts from unlocked vehicles in Woodside and Portola Valley, according to a report provided to the Almanac by his wife, Lee Ann Gilbert.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, September 5, 2012, 12:00 AM

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Posted by antje Quante
a resident of Menlo Park: Fair Oaks
on Mar 26, 2013 at 7:44 pm

Bill Gilbert is a rare breed of cop. One that doesn't just stop his duty to protect society after he's retired, but keeps a keen ear and eye open to the injustices and threats that constantly surround us. He's like one of those long lost men from the old Western days who has more courage and integrity than any of the thugs we see today. GOd bless Mr. Gilbert. He's a neighbor I'd want to have my back for sure> Good job Mr. Gilbert, you ROCK.


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