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: Truck broken into, Atherton Ave., July 16.

Fraud report: Unauthorized use of credit card, Elena Ave., July 17.

Grand theft report: Watch missing, Acacia Drive, July 20.


Fraud reports:

■ Unauthorized use of credit card to purchase $23,000 worth of computer routing equipment, 3900 block of Bohannon Drive, July 22.

■ Unauthorized use of credit card to purchase $8,600 in airline and concert tickets, July 21.

■ Losses of $2,000 in telephone scam, 400 block of Burgess Drive, July 22.

■ Guest smoked in non-smoking room and left without paying $200 fine, Mermaid Inn at 727 El Camino Real, July 17.

Residential burglary reports:

■ Bicycle, jewelry and laptop computer, together valued at $2,900, stolen, 1000 block of Menlo Oaks Drive, July 17.

■ Loss estimated at $27 for stolen wallet with ID and debit card, 1200 block of Willow Road, July 16.

■ Passports stolen, 200 block of Felton Drive, July 12.

Commercial burglary report: Arrest made after stolen jewelry valued at $155 discovered in possession of suspect in tent, Connoisseur's Marketplace street fair, July 18.

Grand theft reports:

■ Thirty scarves valued at $2,400 stolen, Connoisseur's Marketplace street fair, July 18.

■ Bicycle with estimated value of $1,000 stolen, intersection of Laurel St. and Burgess Drive, July 7.

Auto burglary reports:

■ Window smashed and estimated $1,400 theft that includes backpack, laptop computer, MP3 player and cell phone charger, 700 block of Menlo Ave., July 13.

■ Window smashed and Apple iPod stolen, 1100 block of Willow Road, July 20.

Robbery report: Arrest made of man accused of entering inhabited dwelling and taking video game player after being expelled from residence one month ago, 1300 block of Henderson Ave., July 19.

Stolen vehicle report: Black and gray 1999 Yamaha V-Star motorcycle, 100 block of Independence Drive, July 17.

Indecent exposure report: 1000 block of Alma St., July 12.

Assault with deadly weapon report: Jose Garma, 38, arrested and jailed after using vehicle to block another person's exit from scene, 11 block of Ringwood Ave., July 14.

Spousal abuse report: 1600 block of El Camino Real, July 17.


Theft report: Wristwatch valued at $577 delivered to residence but possibly stolen from mailbox or front of house, first block of Meadow Creek Court, July 12.


Theft reports:

■ Unauthorized use of victim's credit card to open cell phone account and buy phone, 2000 block of Ashton Ave., July 8.

■ Unauthorized use of credit/debit card for estimated loss of $2,221 in purchase of eight computers, first block of Vasilakos Way, July 10.

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