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.


Grand theft report: Jewelry missing from home, first block of Cebalo Lane, Nov. 15.


Residential/commercial burglary reports:

■ Losses of $9,229 in theft of seven laptop computers and $486 in cash, JobTrain at 1200 O'Brien Drive, Nov. 8.

■ Losses of $2,844 in residential theft of laptop, laptop bag, DVD and gold ring, 1000 block of Ringwood Ave., Nov. 12.

■ Loss of $1,999 in theft of LCD projector, Peninsula Ventures at 3000 Sand Hill Road, Nov. 8.

■ Loss of $1,500 in cash after window smashed, Baneth's Willow Road Pharmacy, Nov. 15.

Grand theft reports:

■ Loss estimated at $13,000 in unauthorized international phone calls, Bridgescale at 2200 Sand Hill Road, Nov. 11.

■ Loss of $420 in theft of bicycle, 1100 block of elder Ave., Nov. 11.

■ Loss of $630 in theft of cell phone, 600 block of Sharon Park Drive, Nov. 14.

■ Loss of $600 in theft of cell phone from bicycle saddlebag, Middlefield Road and Ravenswood Ave., Nov. 8.

■ Loss of $140 in theft of video game player and game, 1300 block of Willow Road, Nov. 14.

Stolen vehicle reports:

■ Blue 1989 Toyota Camry stolen, 1100 block of Willow Road, Nov. 9.

■ Tan 1987 Volvo 740 Turbo, 1300 Windermere Ave., Nov. 13.

Fraud reports:

■ Loss of $2,000, first block of Politzer Drive, Nov. 9.

■ Loss of $194 in unauthorized use of credit card, 1100 block of Windsor Way, Nov. 8.

■ Loss of $60 in unauthorized access to checking account from somewhere in Las Vegas, 1100 block of Crane St., Nov. 9.

Spousal abuse reports:

■ Arrest made, 1200 block of Carlton Ave., Nov. 14.

■ Arrest made, 1100 block of Madera Ave., Nov. 15.


Auto burglary report: Smashed passenger side window, estimated loss of $840, Woodside Park and Ride, Nov. 13.


Theft reports:

■ Sunglasses valued at $30 stolen from unlocked vehicle, 200 block of Canyon Drive, Nov. 14.

■ Loss of about $50 in theft of sunglasses, bag of change, and keys from unlocked vehicle, 200 block of Canyon Drive, Nov. 14.


Auto burglary report: Passenger window smashed and laptop computer, bag and calculator stolen, 2000 block of Cedar Ave., Nov. 16.

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Posted by William B
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Nov 25, 2010 at 6:07 am

I believe that the thought of outsourcing the Town of Atherton police services is absurd. Tell me that Anna Eshoo and others will allow this. Steve Westley, where are you on this.

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Posted by m. ackley
a resident of Atherton: West of Alameda
on Nov 25, 2010 at 8:31 am

The idea of oursourcing police is dangerous as well as absurd. There would be no more special treatment for the fortunte few of us who have ties to the current regime.

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