Menlo Park police calls: Five bikes stolen and $15,650 in losses


This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park Police Department. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted. Police received the reports on the dates shown.


Residential burglaries:

■ A burglar broke into a storage unit at an apartment complex on Eastridge Avenue and stole bike tools and five bicycles. Estimated loss: $15,650. June 15.

■ A locked bicycle was stolen from an enclosed carport on Fremont Street. Estimated loss: $5,000. June 15.

■ Someone pried open coin boxes on several coin-operated laundry machines at an apartment on Sharon Road. No estimate on losses. June 16.

■ A bike taken from a storage area at a carport on Eastridge Avenue was later found in another area of the property. No losses. June 15.

Auto burglary: A vehicle parked on Oak Grove Avenue was found with a window smashed and the interior ransacked. It's not known if anything was taken. June 15.


■ A patron of the Best Western motel at 15 El Camino Real discovered three days after she left that she was missing a box containing jewelry she had had with her while staying at the motel. Estimated losses: $9,900. June 17.

■ Someone stole a bike from within an unlocked vehicle parked in a carport on Morey Drive. Estimated loss: $1,200. June 12.

■ A bike trailer was stolen from a carport on Waverley Street. Estimated loss: $1,000. June 14.

■ Someone stole a cellphone from a table at a party in the 2400 block of Sand Hill Road. Estimated loss: $700. June 13.

■ A locked donation box with cash inside has been stolen for the second time from the McDonald's restaurant at 1100 El Camino Real. Estimated loss: $200. June 16.

■ A skateboard was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked on San Mateo Drive. Estimated loss: $125. June 15.

Stolen vehicle: A blue and gray 1999 Ford F250 truck from the 1000 block of El Camino Real. The keys had been left in the ignition. June 15.

— Dave Boyce

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