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Police calls

These reports are 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.

WOODSIDE

Misdemeanor warrant: A sheriff's deputy stopped a Redwood City man in traffic when he was spotted using a cell phone while driving at the intersection of Alameda de Las Pulgas and Woodside Road. After checking records it was determined that the driver did not have a license and had an outstanding warrant with the Redwood City Police Department. He was cited and released on a promise to appear in court. Dec. 19.

Burglary: Someone smashed a rear window and broke into a home in the 400 block of Las Pulgas Drive and stole jewelry worth about $1,000. Dec. 18.

Fraud: Someone gained access to a victim's bank account via a cell phone, with a loss of about $5,960, in the 200 block of Highland Terrace. The theft was reversed by the victim's bank. Dec. 14.

Driving under the influence: After a Woodside woman hit a pole in a parking lot in the 4200 block of Farm Hill Boulevard, she displayed signs of being under the influence of drugs. She was arrested and booked into San Mateo County Jail. Dec. 16.

Possession of narcotics: A Campbell woman was arrested at the intersection of Martin Lane and Woodside Road for multiple misdemeanor and felony warrants from San Mateo and Santa Clara counties and possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. She was arrested and booked into San Mateo County Jail. Dec. 12.

Identity theft: An unknown person used a victim's personal information to withdraw cash from bank accounts in the amount of $305. There are no leads. Dec. 13.

Traffic accident:

• A non-injury accident was reported at the intersection of La Honda and Portola roads. Dec. 22.

• A driver lost control of his vehicle and collided with a street sign in the 400 block of Las Pulgas Drive. No injuries were reported. Dec. 20.

• An accident with minor injuries was reported in 2300 block of Woodside Road. Dec. 16.

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