Police calls in Atherton, Woodside, Ladera


These reports are 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.




• A student at Menlo-Atherton High School at 555 Middlefield Road reported that her wallet had been stolen from her purse. The wallet was later found in a boys restroom on the campus, under the cover of a toilet tank, and returned to the owner. The wallet's original contents, except for cash, were still inside. Estimated loss: $200. Nov. 3.

• Someone stole cash and "a small box" from a dorm room at Menlo College at 1000 El Camino Real. Estimated loss: $355. Nov. 4.

Indecent exposure: Police arrested and booked into jail a 35-year-old East Palo Alto man for indecent exposure in the vicinity of Middlefield Road and Encinal Avenue. Nov. 7.

Traffic accident: A cyclist was taken to Stanford Hospital with complaints of pain in his cheek and knee after a collision with a vehicle at the intersection Middlefield Road and Watkins Avenue shortly before 8 a.m. Nov. 6.



Fraud: Deputies arrested and booked into jail a 50-year-old Ohio man on charges of burglary, receiving stolen property and being in possession of a bad check and a fraudulent ID. The man allegedly attempted to cash a bad check for $5,900 at a Woodside bank. Oct. 27.

Drunk in public: Deputies arrested and booked into jail a 70-year-old Menlo Park woman in the 2900 block of Woodside Road after determining that she was "intoxicated and unable to care for herself." Nov. 2.



Trespassing: Deputies arrested a 58-year-old Belmont man on trespassing charges in connection with his alleged presence on the grounds of Ladera Community Church. Oct. 22.


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