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.
■ Someone broke a window on a vehicle parked in the 500 block of El Camino Real and stole a backpack that contained a laptop computer and sunglasses. Estimated loss: $2,670. Dec. 18.
■ A thief smashed a window on a vehicle parked at Bayfront Park and stole a purse from the back seat containing $500 in cash, a wallet and credit cards. Estimated loss: $650. Dec. 23.
■ Someone broke a window on a vehicle parked in the 800 block of El Camino Real and rifled through the contents, but did not steal anything. Dec. 18.
■ A visitor to the El Rancho Supermarket on Willow Road left a cellphone in the bathroom, but it was gone when he returned to look for it. Estimated loss: $680. Dec. 19.
■ Someone cut the locks on two storage containers at the law firm of Flicker Kerin Kruger & Bissada on Santa Margarita Avenue and stole households goods and supplies. Estimated loss: $200. Dec. 18.
■ Four packages were stolen from the porch of a house on Barton Way. Estimated loss: $538. Dec. 21.
Stolen vehicle: A black 2010 trailer from a parking lot in the 3700 block of Haven Avenue. Dec. 23.