Police calls: Thefts of purses, credit cards from unlocked vehicles in Portola Valley and Woodside


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.


Theft report: Purse, checks, credit cards, jewelry, camera and more stolen from unlocked vehicle, 1000 block of Portola Road, Feb. 6.


Theft report: Purse and credit cards stolen from unlocked vehicle, 4000 block of Alpine Road, Feb. 6.


Grand theft reports:

■ Power washer stolen from rear of truck, Tuscaloosa Ave., Feb. 7.

■ Video camera discovered stolen from vehicle, perhaps during Christmas vacation, Catalpa Drive, Feb. 9.


Grand theft reports:

■ Losses estimated at $2,000 in theft of two bicycles, Campbell Lane, Feb. 7.

■ Loss of $1,152 in theft of two phones from display counter, T-Mobile at 515 El Camino Real, Feb. 5.

Fraud report: Loss of $1,042 in check fraud, 3700 block of Haven Ave., Feb. 9.

Stolen vehicle report: Light blue 2005 Dodge Dakota left running and unattended, 1200 block of Hollyburne Ave., Feb. 9.

Possession of burglary tool: Arrest made for misdemeanor possession of shaved key, a burglary tool used in stealing vehicles, 700 block of El Camino Real, Feb. 6.

Theft report: Loss of $33 in unauthorized use of credit card, 300 block of Ivy Drive, Feb. 5.

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