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Good Samaritan saves day planner

 

A man got a mysterious call from a stranger in Menlo Park, who said she'd found his day planner abandoned by the side of the road.

When he went to his car parked in the Menlo Park Civic Center lot early on Monday evening (Oct. 25), he found a rear window smashed on his 2008 Mercedes. Sure enough, the $15 planner that had been left on a seat was no longer there. Nothing else was missing.

He met up with the Good Samaritan, who returned the planner with all contents intact, police said.

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Posted by concerned
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Oct 25, 2011 at 1:34 pm

Jeepers - I guess you can't even leave a day planner visible inside your car at our Civic Center (which is right near the police station).

Time to clean out our cars!


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of another community
on Oct 25, 2011 at 3:54 pm

This is news? If so, how come it wasn't major local headlines when I found a police ticket book and called the cop who owned it?


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Posted by Menlo Voter
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Oct 25, 2011 at 5:30 pm

"This is news? If so, how come it wasn't major local headlines when I found a police ticket book and called the cop who owned it?"

Because you didn't notify the press?


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of another community
on Oct 25, 2011 at 6:58 pm

My mistake, MV, my mistake. Next time...next time!

The most interesting thing about the ticket book incident is that the deputy was later dismissed for spousal abuse. That made the news.

I'm glad that there are Good Samaritans, but most of them go unnoticed.


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Posted by Menlo Voter
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Oct 25, 2011 at 7:42 pm

"I'm glad that there are Good Samaritans, but most of them go unnoticed. "

most of them don't do it because they want to be noticed.


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of another community
on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:18 pm

Bummer! Our other comments got deleted. Sheesh.


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