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Community Pulse - April 20, 2012

Police calls

Palo Alto

April 12-18

Violence related

Child abuse 1

Domestic violence 1

Strong-arm robbery 1

Theft related

Commercial burglaries 1

Fraud 1

Grand theft 1

Identity theft 11

Petty theft 5

Prowler 1

Residential burglaries 1

Shoplifting 2

Vehicle related

Abandoned auto 1

Auto recovery 2

Auto theft 1

Bicycle theft 6

Driving w/suspended license 7

Hit and run 1

Misc. traffic 6

Theft from auto 3

Vehicle accident/minor injury 6

Vehicle accident/property damage 6

Vehicle impound 1

Vehicle tampering 1

Vehicle tow 5

Alcohol or drug related

Drunk in public 7

Drunken driving 2

Open container in vehicle 1

Possession of drugs 3

Possession of paraphernalia 1


Found property 4

Lost property 2

Medical aid 1

Psychiatric hold 1

Suspicious circumstances 2

Town ordinance violation 1

Vandalism 2

Warrant/other agency 4

Menlo Park

April 12-18

Theft related

Attempted theft 1

Fraud 1

Grand theft 1

Petty theft 1

Residential burglaries 1

Vehicle related

Auto theft 1

Driving w/suspended license 2

Driving without license 1

Hit and run 1

Vehicle accident/property damage 4

Vehicle tow 1

Alcohol or drug related

Drug activity 1

Drunk in public 3

Possession of drugs 1

Sale of drugs 1


Brandishing a firearm 1

Coroner case 2

Information case 3

Juvenile problem 1

Medical aid 3

Missing person 2

Vandalism 1

Warrant arrest 2


April 12-18

Violence related

Child/elder abuse 1

Vehicle related

Parking/driving violation 3

Suspicious vehicle 8

Vehicle accident/property damage 3

Vehicle code violation 2

Drug or alcohol related

Possession of drugs 1


Animal call 6

Citizen assist 3

Disturbance 2

Disturbing/annoying phone calls 2

Flooding 1

Hazard 4

Lost property 2

Medical aid 7

Outside assistance 3

Pedestrian check 2

Special detail 1

Suspicious circumstances 5

Suspicious person 1

Ticket sign-off 1

Town ordinance violation 5

Tree blocking roadway 1

Tree down 1

Watermain break 1

Welfare check 2

Wires down 1


Palo Alto

300 block Portage Avenue, 4/12, 4:55 p.m.; strong-arm robbery.

Unlisted block San Antonio Road, 4/13, 9 p.m.; domestic violence/battery.

Unlisted block Colorado Avenue, 4/15, 4:37 p.m.; child abuse/physical.


Unlisted block Elder Avenue, 4/12, 11:34 a.m.; child/elder abuse.


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