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.
B Residential burglary report:== Laptop computer and tools stolen from construction site, Atherton Ave., Feb. 11.
Grand theft reports:
■ Apple iPhone stolen during party, Polhemus Ave., Feb. 9.
■ Boxes containing family jewelry stolen, Catalpa Drive, Feb. 9.
Auto burglary reports:
■ Back window smashed, Palmer Lane, Feb. 5.
■ Back window smashed and purse found lying on ground, Holbrook Lane, Feb. 5.
B Fraud reports:==
■ Employee suspected in $13,800 loss, 300 block of Middlefield Road, Feb. 6.
■ Resident defrauded of $2,000, 21000 block of Santa Cruz Ave., Feb. 6.
■ Use of falsified driver's license in attempt to withdraw funds from bank account, Chase Bank at 650 Santa Cruz Ave., Feb. 8.
■ Bad check received, 300 block of Middlefield Road, Feb. 11.
■ Identity theft, 100 block of Seminary Drive, Feb. 11.
Residential burglary reports:
■ Jewelry stolen with estimated loss of $575, 1300 block of San Mateo Ave., Feb. 5.
■ Resident came home and unidentified male ran out front door, 1000 block of Wallea Drive, Feb. 8.
■ Attempted burglary, 200 block of Market Place, Feb. 8.
■ Stereo equipment stolen, 700 block of Coleman Ave., Feb. 8.
■ Window smashed and GPS device stolen, 1400 block of Woodland Ave., Feb. 11.
■ Window smashed and purse stolen, 1600 block of Marsh Road, Feb. 11.
Grand theft report: Haron Chavez, 28, arrested on charges of attempted grand theft, 100 block of Middlefield Road, Feb. 5.
B Attempted fraud report:== Resident called several times by purported grandson who repeatedly asked for money to be bailed out of jail, 100 block of Greer Road, Feb. 3.
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B Theft reports:==
■ Payment requested on two credit cards not owned by resident, 2000 block of Camino a los Cerros, Feb. 4.
■ Laptop computer stolen from storage area in rear of store, Starbucks Coffee Company at 3590 Alameda de las Pulgas, Feb. 8.