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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.

ATHERTON

Fraud reports:

■ Unauthorized use of debit card, Atherton Ave., Aug. 4.

■ Unauthorized attempt from Georgia to withdraw $5,000 from resident's account while resident was on vacation in Arizona, reported to police station on Ashfield Road, Aug. 4.

■ Apparent phony fraud-alert phone call from Wells Fargo bank that asked resident to enter credit card number, Encinal Ave., Aug. 7.

MENLO PARK

Residential burglary reports:

■ Estimated loss of $31,200 in theft of laptop computer and jewelry, 100 block of Creek Drive, July 28.

■ Laptop computer valued at $2,000 stolen, 800 block of Roble Ave., July 25.

■ Jewelry valued at $1,920 stolen from a bedroom, 800 block of Pierce Road, July 29.

■ Estimated loss of $400 in theft of cordless drill, wrench and screwdriver sets, saw, pliers and pipes, 2100 block of Santa Cruz Ave., Aug. 3.

Commercial burglary report: Break-in and scrap aluminum valued at $1,050 stolen, Tech Shop at 100 Independence Drive, Aug. 2.

Auto burglary reports:

■ Loss estimated at $1,900 in theft from trailer of two nail guns and circular saw, 1100 block of Valparaiso Ave., Aug. 3.

■ Forced entry into vehicle and laptop computer valued at $1,000 stolen, British Banker's Club at 1090 El Camino Real, July 24.

■ Stereo valued at $400 stolen, 300 block of El Camino Real, July 23.

■ Window smashed on rental car and GPS device valued at $100 stolen, 400 block of Oak Grove Ave., July 27.

Fraud reports:

■ Money wired and stolen for loss estimated at $1,050, reported at main police station at 701 Laurel St., July 24.

■ Estimated loss of $800 in unauthorized use of credit card, 700 block of Hamilton Ave., July 23.

■ Estimated loss of $400 in unauthorized use of credit card, 200 block of O'Keefe St., July 23.

■ Estimated loss of $67 in unauthorized use of credit card, 200 block of Lennox Ave., July 24.

■ Estimated loss of $33 in Internet purchase from unauthorized new account, 600 block of Roble Ave., July 29.

Embezzlement report: Two cell phones and $216 stolen, T-Mobile in 500 block of El Camino Real, Aug. 3.

WOODSIDE

Fraud report: Unauthorized use of credit card in attempt to charge several thousand dollars at San Jose computer store, first block of Turkey Farm Lane, July 23.

Auto burglary reports:

■ Window smashed and loss estimated at $1,200 in theft of purse and contents, Park n' Ride at Woodside Road and I-280, July 23.

■ Window smashed loss estimated at $700 in theft of Stuart Weizman handbag, Jawbone Blue-tooth earpiece and other items, Park n' Ride at Woodside Road and I-280, July 23.

■ Window smashed and theft of duffle bag containing victim's wallet, cell phone, soccer gear and swim suit, Park n' Ride at Woodside Road and I-280, July 31.

PORTOLA VALLEY

Residential burglary report: Home broken into and ransacked, 100 block of Brookside Drive, July 24.

Vandalism report: Windshield kicked in and evidence of footprints on hood of parked Mercedes Benz vehicle for $400 estimated loss, 100 block of Corte Madera Road, July 23.

Theft report: Three vehicles entered and gone through and one iPod Touch stolen, first block of Iroquois Trail, July 24.

Incident report: State Fish & Game officials ordered off property after admonishing residents about feeding wild animals and deputies later responded to report of gunshot on property, first block of Martinez Road, Aug. 2.

WEST MENLO PARK

Fraud report: Unauthorized use of debit card in 13 transactions in Oregon and Wisconsin, 2100 block of Ashton Ave., July 26.

Theft report: Wallet stolen from restaurant pool table, password-protected security camera videotape may be informative when restaurant owner returns from vacation, 3500 block of Alameda de las Pulgas, July 28.

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