Police calls: Thieves get away with $180,000 in copper cable


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.



■ Thieves got away with 30 reels of thick copper cable meant for industrial applications from the premises of Pentair Thermal Management on Constitution Drive. Estimated loss: $180,000. Dec. 28.

■ A thief opened a package left at the front door of a house on Sharon Park Drive and stole a pair of boots. Estimated loss: $230. Dec. 30.

Prohibited weapon: Police cited a 25-year-old Menlo Park man on suspicion of possession of a prohibited weapon, specifically a switchblade knife. Police noticed the knife attached to the man's belt and "in plain view" at the time the man was "acting aggressive(ly)" toward a woman driver who had backed into his vehicle in the 1300 block of Sevier Avenue. Police said they confiscated the knife as evidence. Dec. 29.

Dave Boyce


6 people like this
Posted by Chance
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Let the coppers find that copper.

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