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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police officer disciplined for texting photo of 'scantily clad' arrestee

A Palo Alto police officer faced disciplinary actions from the department earlier this year for texting to another officer...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, 23 hours ago | 13 comments | 3432 Views

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Burglars who broke into Palo Alto home captured on video

Burglars of a Palo Alto home Tuesday were recorded by a surveillance camera, and police have posted the video on [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0onDD6e0N5A&feature=youtu.be...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by True Blue, on Nov 20, 2014 at 11:32 pm | 5 comments | 4573 Views

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Palo Alto: Redwood City man arrested after allegedly brandishing knife in downtown bar

Palo Alto police arrested a Redwood City man who allegedly brandished a knife inside a downtown bar, causing a disturbance,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Nov 18, 2014 at 4:40 am | 4 comments | 1445 Views

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Man shot by Menlo Park police during pursuit identified

Jerry Lee Matheny, 52, has been identified by the county coroner's office as the man who was shot and killed by Menlo Park...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 13, 2014 at 7:43 pm | 8 comments | 5224 Views

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Robbery at California Avenue train station injures one

Police are looking for a man who allegedly punched a commuter in the face and robbed him as he waited for a train on Sunday,...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jinga, on Nov 13, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 9 comments | 1690 Views

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Palo Alto police seek window-smashing auto burglars

Burglars broke into 14 vehicles in and around the restaurant corridor on El Camino Real in Palo Alto over four days this...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Nov 13, 2014 at 2:05 am | 7 comments | 2459 Views

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Menlo Park: Man killed in officer-involved shooting

A man who allegedly drew a gun during a police pursuit is dead this afternoon after being shot by a Menlo Park police officer....

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 12, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 3 comments | 3021 Views

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Palo Alto man arrested in Mountain View purse-snatching

A 24-year-old Palo Alto man was arrested on Halloween night after he allegedly grabbed a woman's purse and made off with...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by PA-Mom, on Nov 8, 2014 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 858 Views

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AT&T service down

We live in Palo Alto and for the last two days we have not had phone or Internet access. We were told by AT&T that there...

Original post made by Stuart on Nov. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 137 Views

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Palo Alto man arrested for allegedly firing pellet gun at Jiffy Lube

No one was injured in a Jiffy Lube after a Palo Alto man allegedly fired his pellet gun at the business across the street...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Just Listening, on Nov 6, 2014 at 4:24 pm | 4 comments | 2476 Views

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Older biker hit my son's bike tonight and drove off

My son was riding his bike home tonight from Paly. When he was riding on Churchill towards Alma, an older fellow riding from...

Original post made by upset mom on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Oct 30, 2014 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 369 Views

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Two men injured in shooting, no arrests made

Two men were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto this evening, a police sergeant said. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/10/28/east-palo-alto-two-m...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1532 Views

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Police calls

Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/10/24/police-calls posted Friday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 27, 2014 at 9:26 am | 6 comments | 526 Views

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Palo Alto police arrest man in alleged sexual assault

Palo Alto police have arrested a Palo Alto man who allegedly battered and sexually assaulted his live-in girlfriend on Sunday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2014
Last comment by Everyone, on Oct 26, 2014 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 3528 Views

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East Palo Alto man arrested after allegedly peeping into motel window

Palo Alto police arrested a man on Thursday, Oct. 23, for allegedly peeping into a motel window while parents were changing...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 25, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 901 Views

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Palo Alto man faces 20 years for fraud

A Palo Alto man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court for a real estate investment scheme and could face 20 years in...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by PATTY, on Oct 25, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 32 comments | 3073 Views

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Palo Alto police seek suspects in alleged armed robbery

A man and woman suspected of robbing a jewelry store in Palo Alto at gunpoint on Wednesday, Oct. 23, escaped with several...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by silly, on Oct 25, 2014 at 4:51 pm | 22 comments | 5244 Views

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Why no report about police activity at Challenger School?

Why is there no news item about this incident? Since it affected traffic in the evening commute, it is newsworthy even...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by AlmaT, on Oct 24, 2014 at 2:16 am | 9 comments | 546 Views

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Coroner releases identity of man killed on train tracks

A man who died on the train tracks in Palo Alto on Oct. 15 has been identified by the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner's...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by dolfsmom, on Oct 22, 2014 at 10:39 pm | 17 comments | 18988 Views

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Mortgage broker who scammed East Palo Alto residents goes to prison

A San Jose mortgage broker who defrauded East Palo Alto and South Bay residents out of hundreds of thousands of dollars and...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Jasmine, on Oct 22, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1037 Views
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