Resident reports $78,000 loss in burglary


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.


Residential burglary reports:

■ Losses estimated at $78,000 in entry through unlocked bedroom window and theft that included jewelry, three laptop computers, bicycle, $25 in currency, two cameras, two digital music players, purse, wallet and computer bag, American Way, Oct. 28.

■ Losses estimated at $7,780 is entry through unlocked rear window and theft of jewelry, TV, two pairs of eyeglasses and makeup, Hamilton Ave., Oct. 28.

■ Losses estimated at $5,200 in break-in of locked garage and theft of two laptop computers, sunglasses and photo, Creek Drive, Oct. 27.

■ Losses estimated at $3,500 in entry through open bedroom window and theft of laptop computer, camera, handheld game device, and miscellaneous jewelry and clothes, Robin Way, Oct. 27.

Alarm report: Nothing stolen but alarm triggered after suspect(s) used vehicle to back into plate glass window to gain entry into closed business, Five Star Pizza at 877 Hamilton Ave., Oct. 25.

Stolen vehicle report: White 2001 Acura 32L from resident's driveway, Willow Road, Oct. 25.

Child Protective Services report: O'Connor St., Oct. 27.

Accident report: No injuries reported after man on motorcycle collided with side of Ford Mustang, O'Brien Drive, Oct. 26.

Hit-and-run report: Minor injuries after SUV hit rear tire of bicycle and bicyclist fell, 2500 block of Sand Hill Road, Oct. 26.


Residential burglary report: Laborers suspected in theft of laptop computer and tablet computer from unlocked house while resident was away for 20 minutes, American Way, Oct. 13.

Possible scam: In new work-from-home job, resident called Sheriff's Office after receiving check for $2,900 that she was supposed to cash, keep $75 and send the rest to another person, American Way, Oct. 17.


Auto burglary report: Window smashed, Shearer Drive, Oct. 23.

Dave Boyce


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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of another community
on Nov 2, 2011 at 11:43 am

What the heck is going on on American Way? Crazy stuff. Maybe locking bedroom windows will help.

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