Atherton: Police arrest two in separate burglary incidents


Atherton police have arrested two women over the last two days on suspicion of burglary and other crimes, the town reports.

Jeanette Ellis, a 45-year-old Redwood City resident, was arrested on Sunday night (Oct. 27) and booked into the San Mateo County jail, police said.

Police had been called to a Jennings Lane home at about 7:14 p.m. Sunday on a report that a resident saw a suspicious person inside the home.

Officers arrested Ms. Ellis near the Middlefield Road and Jennings Lane intersection.

Officers responded early Tuesday morning, Oct. 29, to Isabella Avenue after a resident reported seeing a suspicious person outside the house, and apprehended Andrea Chestnut, 29, of Redding.

Ms. Chestnut was booked into the county jail on suspicion of attempted residential burglary and probation violation


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Posted by Mary Alexander
a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Oct 29, 2013 at 7:53 pm

Hurrah for the Atherton police! These burglars have been hitting our neighborhoods for months and it is great to have them apprehended.
Thank you to our fine police.

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Posted by Sara Maas
a resident of Atherton: West Atherton
on Oct 30, 2013 at 5:56 am

Congratulations to the Atherton Police! Great Job. I feel safe.

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Posted by Michael G. Stogner
a resident of another community
on Oct 30, 2013 at 7:21 am

Great outcome, good job to all involved, residents got involved police responded that is how it works.

If you see something call

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