Menlo Park Police Logs
Publication Date: Wednesday May 31, 1995

Menlo Park Police Logs

POLICE CALLS

Menlo Park May 19-25

Violence related

Armed robbery 1 Strong-arm robbery 2 Assault with a deadly weapon 2 Assault and battery 1 Domestic violence 1 Child abuse 1 Brandishing 1

Theft related

Residential burglary 4 Non-residential burglary 5 Petty theft 6 Grand theft 3 Attempted burglary 2 Forgery 1

Vehicle related

Theft from auto 3 Auto theft 5 Abandoned auto 1 Bicycle theft 1 Vehicle accident 10 Hit and run 4 Driving with suspended license 16 Driving without a license 9 Towed vehicle 17 Expired registration 2 Stored vehicle 5 Vehicle vandalism 1 Stolen plate 1 Attempted stolen vehicle 1

Alcohol or drug related

Drunken driving 3 Possession of paraphernalia 1

Miscellaneous

Indecent exposure 1 Psychiatric hold 3 Vandalism 2 Missing person 3 Recovered missing person 1 Lost property 3 Found property 4 Disturbing phone calls 2 Warrant arrests 6 Shots fired 4 Information case 5 Vacation return info 1 Spot checks 11 Warrant transport 1 Threats 4 Outside assist 1 Patrol information 3 Violation restraining order 1 Info child custody 2 Atherton May 19-25

Violence related

Assault and battery 2

Theft related

Grand theft 1 Petty theft 1

Vehicle related

Bicycle theft 2 Driving with suspended license 2 Traffic accident 1

Alcohol or drug related

Drunken driving 2 Possession of drugs 1

Miscellaneous

Vandalism 1 Disturbing the peace 2 Misdemeanor arrests 1 Medical emergencies 4 Dog nuisance violations 2 Citizen assists 2

VIOLENT CRIMES

Menlo Park 1000 block El Camino Real, 5/12, 8:40 p.m., assault and battery, subject punched victim in nose Hill Avenue and Ivy Drive, 5/21, 9:39 p.m., armed robbery, wallet and car keys taken at gunpoint Pierce Road and Del Norte Avenue, 5/21, 11:24 a.m., assault with a deadly weapon 1100 block Elder Avenue, 5/22, 10:57 a.m., suspect brandished knife at victim 200 block Terminal Avenue, 5/22, 2:12 p.m., possible child abuse of six children by parents Modoc and Hamilton avenues, 5/22, 5:10 p.m., assault with a deadly weapon, person began shooting at victim who was not injured and fled area on foot 500 block El Camino Real, 5/24, 3:41 a.m., strong-arm robbery, purse taken and recovered Madera Avenue at Ivy Drive, 5/25, 6:46 p.m., strong-arm robbery, gold chain ripped off victim's neck in victim's car location withheld, 5/25, 10:58 a.m., domestic violence Atherton 500 block Middlefield Road, Menlo-Atherton High School, 5/19, two female students involved in an altercation, case referred to juvenile probation 500 block Middlefield Road, Menlo-Atherton High School, 5/25, male student threw bottle at a school official, was apprehended and taken to the police

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES

Menlo Park 200 block Terminal Avenue, 5/21, 4:07 p.m., cordless phone taken, entry via unlocked rear window 700 block Oak Grove Avenue, 5/22, 4:37 p.m., two gold necklaces and jade carnelian pendant taken 1000 block Modoc Avenue, 5/23, 10:29 p.m., camcorder taken, entry via front door 1400 block Alamanor Avenue, 5/25, 4:43 p.m., jewelry and mountain bike taken, entry via rear door

FIRES

Menlo Park/Atherton May 19-25

Major fires 3 Emergency medical 60 Smoke investigation 3 Public service 8 Traffic accident 4 Automatic aid 1 Odor investigation 3 Vehicle fire 3 Wires down 1 Fire alarm 7 Trash fire 1 Alarm sounding 1 Hazardous material investigation 1 Grass fire 1 Water flow alarm 2 False alarms 2

MAJOR FIRES

Bayshore Highway, 5/25, 6:22 a.m., vehicle fire, $4,500 loss 771 Pierce Road, 5/21, 12:51 p.m., malfunctioning stove, $54,000 loss 18 Stockbridge Ave., 5/21, 9:41 p.m., malfunctioning catalytic converter, $500 loss 

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