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Community - January 11, 2012

Police Calls

This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent until convicted.


Residential burglary report: Losses estimated at $18,900 in theft of four pieces of jewelry, perhaps during a recent office party for about 75 people at the residence, Eleanor Drive, Jan. 6.


Residential burglary reports: Loss estimated at $400 in theft of 12-inch diameter 100-pound antique bell from post in backyard, Selby Lane, Jan. 2.


Theft report: Losses estimated at $17,300 in theft from front porch of packages containing two $7,000 suits, two dress shirts, two pairs of dress shoes, lamp, camera and Apple iTouch device, Cotton St., Jan. 4.

Residential burglary report: Losses estimated at $7,325 in entry through unlocked back door and theft of four laptop computers, CD player, jewelry box and miscellaneous jewelry, video game console, and wallet containing $100 in cash, Sharon Road, Dec. 30.

Fraud reports:

• Loss estimated at $3,000 to $4,000 in unauthorized withdrawal from bank account, Santa Cruz Ave., Dec. 31.

• Loss of $1,100 in cashing of altered check that was originally for $100, Callie Lane, Dec. 31.

Animal bite reports:

• Victim refused medical aid after being bitten by "unknown furry brown and white leashed dog" in Sharon Hills Park, Valparaiso Ave., Dec. 31.

• Man used broomstick to fend off attack on resident's dogs by several pit bull terriers that had entered backyard through hole in fence, Hollyburne Ave., Jan. 4.

Assault with deadly weapon report: Karla Pirir, 32, of East Palo Alto arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of brandishing unloaded and unlicensed gun, driving while intoxicated and domestic violence, Pierce Road, Jan. 1.

Shots fired report: Bullet, negligently fired into air, fell through residence skylight without injury to anyone, Chester St., Jan. 1.

Stolen vehicle report: Green 2006 Honda Odyssey, Seminary Drive, Jan. 5.

Hit-and-run with injury report: Ricardo Rodriguez, 24, of Redwood City arrested and booked on suspicion of leaving accident scene and driving without license in collision with bicyclist, El Camino Real and Ravenswood Ave., Jan. 5.


Theft report: Loss estimated at $200 in theft of skateboard, Woodside Priory School at 302 Portola Road, Dec. 24.


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