Police calls: Atherton, Woodside, Menlo Park


This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments and the 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.



■ A resident of McCormick Lane moved out and left furniture at the request of the real estate agent, but returned after the house was sold to find that the furniture had been stolen. The theft included six Williams Sonoma dining room chairs. Estimated loss: $2,400. March 18.

■ A black-and-red striped Specialized Allez bicycle was stolen from Menlo-Atherton High School at 555 Middlefield Road. Estimated loss: $2,000. March 24.

■ A black-and-green Cannondale bike was stolen from M-A High School. Estimated loss: $779. March 18.

■ Someone stole two silver Xootr scooters out of a classroom at M-A High School. Estimated loss: $500. March 18.

■ A white iPhone 6S was stolen from an unlocked locker in the men's locker room at M-A High School. Estimated loss: $400. March 23.

■ Seventeen decorative rocks were stolen from a home on Heather Drive. Estimated loss: $300. March 19.

■ A thief cut a cable lock securing a white-and-turquoise Fixie Sole Breakwater bike at M-A High School. Estimated loss: $200. March 23.


Auto burglary: Someone smashed several windows and stole camera and computer equipment from the trunk of a vehicle parked on Kings Mountain Road about 1.5 miles west of Huddart Park. Estimated loss: $8,000. March 20.


Fraud: Personal identifying information for a resident of Gordon Avenue was used to obtain a loan of $2,200 from American Web Loan. March 15.


Auto burglary: A thief smashed a window on a vehicle parked at Doyle Street and Menlo Avenue and stole a purse and other personal items. Estimated loss: $51. March 29.

Thefts: Someone stole a backpack containing first-aid materials from the play area of All Five preschool on Chilco Street. The backpack was later found with some of its contents strewn about the playground at nearby Belle Haven School. No estimate on losses. March 29.

Receiving stolen property: A Menlo Park man, 54, was arrested, cited and released after a police officer spotted him riding a bike that belonged to Google Inc. March 25.

Assault with deadly weapon: Police arrested and booked into jail Juan MaganaGuirola, 27, of Menlo Park on assault with a deadly weapon charges. Mr. MaganaGuirola allegedly used his vehicle to twice ram another vehicle, causing moderate damage to the vehicle's rear bumper, and allegedly challenging the other driver to a fight while grabbing him by the shirt. There were no injuries. March 25.

Dave Boyce

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