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Police calls: $46,400 lost in two property crimes

Original post made on Jan 31, 2013

Crime reports from Ladera, Woodside, Portola Valley and Menlo Park.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, January 31, 2013, 8:56 AM

Comments

Posted by gunste, a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on Jan 31, 2013 at 2:34 pm

Theft reports have been increasing with the recession. But there is little relief in sight. Property crimes have a very low priority with the sheriff and police departments - a situation that has existed for more than 8 years in my experience. The sheriff will take a report, as required for insurance purposes, but that is the end,no matter how much information one provides - even suspect names. My 2005 report was assigned to a detective. But he never contacted us mor were we able to contact him - always busy with more serious crimes.


Posted by local person, a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Jan 31, 2013 at 5:44 pm

gunste said it all.