This information is based on reports from the Atherton Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, those charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted. Police received the reports on the dates shown.
■ Thieves entered a construction site on Atherton Avenue and stole a mobile toolbox with tools inside that included a chop saw and stand, a 10-inch gliding saw, a laser alignment tool and a jigsaw. A pair of bolt cutters were found at the scene. Estimated loss: $6,000. July 26.
■ A burglar broke through a deadbolt on the front door of a home on Maple Avenue and stole jewelry from the bedrooms. No estimate on losses. July 29.
■ A black $500 Longchamp shoulder bag, a $100 gold Hobo wallet, credit cards and three pairs of Maui Jim sunglasses were stolen from a vehicle parked on De Bell Drive. When confronted by the person reporting the crime, the suspects got into a maroon Mercedes Benz and drove off toward Middlefield Road. Police are looking for a Hispanic man, a white man, a white woman with a ponytail and a black woman with her hair dyed blonde. July 24.
■ Thieves broke into two vehicles parked on San Benito Avenue and stole a laptop computer and fishing gear. July 24.
■ A blue backpack with a gray zipper was stolen from a vehicle parked on Rosewood Drive after the thief smashed a driver's side rear window with a rock. Estimated loss: $50. July 27.
■ Someone entered an unlocked vehicle in a garage on Magnolia Drive and stole a camera, an ultrasonic lens and brown cowboy boots. Estimated loss: $1,500. July 26.
■ A thief stole an eight-speed silver mountain bike from Menlo-Atherton High School at 555 Middlefield Road. Estimated loss: $550. July 27.
■ A woman left her home on Golden Oak Drive to walk her dog and returned to find cabinet doors open inside the house and a laptop and purse stolen along with credit cards and $200 in cash. July 21.
■ Someone pried a screen from a side window of a home on Golden Oak Drive and stole two laptop computers. July 21.
Mountain lion sighting: An observer said he saw a mountain lion walk up to the front gate of a home in the 3000 block of Portola Road, then walked back to the road. July 19.
Commercial burglary: A burglar smashed a glass front door at Alpine Optometry at the Ladera Country Shopper mall at 3130 Alpine Road and stole 100 pairs of eyeglasses. The keys to the eyeglasses display case were found hanging from the display case door. Estimated loss: $15,000. July 19.
Theft: Someone stole a Fed Ex package containing tax information and the resident's Social Security number from the front porch of a home on Eleanor Drive. Estimated loss: $23. July 18.