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Police calls: Burglar breaks three SUV windows to nab wallet, sunglasses

 

This information is from the Atherton Police Department 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.

ATHERTON

Auto burglary: Someone broke three windows on a locked Audi SUV parked on Gresham Lane and stole, among other things, credit cards, a black Louis Vuitton wallet, a Samsung Edge cellphone, a pair of Tory Burch sunglasses and a pair of Prada tortoise shell prescription sunglasses. Estimated loss: $3,500. Aug. 12.

Thefts:

• Someone stole a set of golf clubs and golfing equipment from an unlocked vehicle parked on Maple Avenue. Estimated loss: $2,344. Aug. 8.

• A purse was stolen from an unlocked vehicle parked on Linden Avenue. Inside were a wallet, credit cards and keys. Estimated loss: $780. Aug. 5.

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NORTH FAIR OAKS

Fraud: A resident of San Benito Avenue wired $2,530 to two "unknown suspects" in response to a phone call in which the caller claimed that a family member had been in a car accident. Aug. 5.

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LADERA

Theft: A bicycle was stolen from an open garage on West Floresta Way. Aug. 5.

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WOODSIDE

Fraud: Someone without authorization opened a utility account in the name of a resident of Buck Court. Estimated loss: $331.44. Aug. 1.

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MENLO OAKS

Fraud: A resident of Arlington Way told deputies that someone had used the resident's personal information to request a debit card be sent to an address in London. The card was subsequently used in an unsuccessful attempt to make purchases. July 15.

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