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Police calls: Woodside and Menlo Park crime reports

 

This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park Police Department and San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted. Police received the reports on the dates shown.

WOODSIDE

Burglary: Someone deactivated an alarm system and evaded a guard dog to steal jewelry from a home on La Questa Way. Jan. 8.

Burglary attempted:The rear door of a storage closet failed to provide a would-be burglar with access to a house on Brookwood Road. The homeowner returned from vacation to find the storage door removed from the closet, which does not lead to the interior of the house. The damage to the door was estimated at $300, but nothing was stolen and there were no other signs of forced entry. Jan. 8.

Theft: A pair of glasses, a pair of sunglasses, the car's registration and, inexplicably, the owner's manual, were taken from a vehicle left unlocked on Black Ridge Court. Jan. 9.

Tow: A white Ford F150 parked in a no parking, tow-away zone on Canada Road was in fact towed. Jan. 10.

MENLO PARK

Vandalism: Someone shot the front window of a home on Willow Road with a BB gun. Jan. 9.

Burglary: Two people stole bottles of wine worth more than $2,100. Jan. 10.

Assault with deadly weapon: Two men in a gold Honda Accord allegedly tied to a burglary in Alameda County rammed a Menlo Park police car in East Palo Alto before dumping the vehicle and fleeing on foot. Police arrested the passenger, 20-year-old Jatniel Espinoza Arias, of East Palo Alto, but did not locate the driver. Jan. 14.

Auto Burglary:

■ Someone smashed a window and stole a purse from inside a vehicle on Marsh Road. Jan. 15.

■ Someone broke a window and took items from inside a vehicle at Bayfront Park. Jan. 15.

■ Someone rummaged through a vehicle left unlocked overnight on Iris Lane. Jan. 15.

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