Palo Alto Weekly

Community Pulse - August 26, 2011

Police calls

Palo Alto

Aug. 17-23

Violence related

Armed robbery 1

Battery 1

Child abuse 1

Domestic violence 2

Theft related

Checks forgery 1

Commercial burglary 3

Grand theft 3

Identity theft 3

Petty theft 2

Prowler 2

Residential burglary 4

Shoplifting 2

Vehicle related

Abandoned auto 1

Auto theft 1

Bicycle theft 3

Driving w/suspended license 3

Hit and run 2

Lost/stolen plates 2

Misc. traffic 2

Theft from auto 8

Vehicle accident/minor injury 3

Vehicle accident/property damage 17

Vehicle impound 1

Alcohol or drug related

Drunk in public 3

Drunken driving 6

Possession of drugs 2

Under influence of drugs 1

Miscellaneous

Found property 3

Lost property 1

Other/misc. 1

Psychiatric hold 1

Suspicious circumstances 3

Vandalism 3

Warrant/other agency 3

Menlo Park

Aug. 17-23

Violence related

Assault 1

Homicide 1

Rape 1

Theft related

Undefined burglary 1

Commercial burglary 2

Fraud 4

Petty theft 3

Residential burglaries 1

Vehicle related

Auto theft 1

Driving w/suspended license 1

Hit and run 2

Vehicle accident/major injury 1

Vehicle accident/minor injury 4

Vehicle accident/no injury 1

Vehicle tow 3

Alcohol or drug related

Drunk in public 1

Drunk driving 2

Narcotics registrant 1

Miscellaneous

Coroner's case 1

Disturbance 2

Embezzlement 1

Found property 3

Gang related 2

Information case 1

Juvenile problem 1

Lost property 1

Medical aid 1

Other/misc. 3

Registrant 1

Suspicious circumstances 1

Threats 2

Vandalism 1

Warrant arrest 6

Atherton

Aug. 17-23

Theft related

Attempted burglary 1

Identity theft 1

Vehicle related

Hit and run 1

Parking problem 5

Suspicious vehicle 15

Ticket sign-off 6

Traffic hazard 3

Vehicle accident/minor injury 1

Vehicle accident/no injury 1

Vehicle code violation 10

Alcohol or drug related

Drunken driving 1

Miscellaneous

Animal call 3

Building/perimeter/area check 22

Citizen assist 3

Disturbance 3

Fire call 2

Found property 2

Hazard 2

Juvenile problem 1

Medical aid 4

Meet citizen 1

Missing person 1

Other/misc. 8

Outside assistance 11

Psychiatric hold 1

Suspicious circumstances 4

Town ordinance violation 3

Tree down 2

Vandalism 1

Watermain break 3

Welfare check 5

VIOLENT CRIMES

Palo Alto

Sheridan Avenue, 8/17, 10:20 p.m.; domestic violence/battery.

Colorado Avenue, 8/18, 5:01 a.m.; armed robbery.

Alma Street, 8/21, 1:38 p.m.; domestic violence.

El Camino Real, 8/22, 1:35 a.m.; child abuse.

Menlo Park

100 block Terminal Avenue, 8/17, 3:47 p.m.; rape.

Unlisted block between Almanor Avenue and New Bridge Street, 8/18, 5:56 p.m.; homicide.

800 block Cambridge Avenue, 8/21, 6:53 p.m.; assault.

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