Palo Alto Police Logs
Publication Date: Wednesday Jan 1, 1997

Palo Alto Police Logs

POLICE CALLS

Palo Alto Dec. 19-26

Violence related

Armed robbery 3 Child abuse 4 Suicide 1

Theft related

Residential burglary 7 Nonresidential burglary 2 Petty theft 14 Grand theft 7 Fraud 2

Vehicle related

Theft from auto 14 Auto theft 2 Abandoned auto 3 Vehicle accident 22 Hit and run 4 Parking/driving violation 7

Miscellaneous

Vandalism 7 Disturbing the peace 13 Missing person 3 Recovered missing person 1 Noise ordinance violation 2 Lost property 4 Found property 7 Suspicious circumstances 3 Warrant arrest 7 Other arrest 73 Misc. penal code violation 1 Medics needed 5 Bomb threat 1 Lewd and lascivious conduct 1 East Palo Alto Dec. 16-23

Violence related

Armed robbery 3 Strong-arm robbery 1 Robbery 1 Assault with a deadly weapon 1 Assault and battery 3 Domestic violence 5 Attempted suicide 3 Rape 1

Theft related

Residential burglary 4 Petty theft 3 Theft undefined 1

Vehicle related

Auto theft 13 Abandoned auto 1 Vehicle accident 9 Hit and run 9 Parking/driving violation 1 Towed vehicle 10 Traffic stop 8 Suspicious vehicle 3

Alcohol or drug related

Drunken driving 2 Drug buy 1 Drug related 4

Miscellaneous

Vandalism 9 Disturbing the peace 6 Found property 4 Warrant arrests 2 Other arrests 10 Meet citizen 4 Sex offender registration 2 Wanted person 2 Dispersal 3 Info case 1 Foot chase 1 Officer flagged down 1

VIOLENT CRIMES

Palo Alto 600 block Emerson St., 12/19, 9:07 a.m.; suicide 400 block Florence St., 12/19, 8:29 p.m.; armed robbery 2700 block El Camino Real, 12/21, 5:27 p.m.; armed robbery 2100 block St. Francis Drive, 12/24, 5:43 p.m.; armed robbery 4200 block Terman Drive, 12/26, 10:16 a.m.; child abuse 400 block East Charleston Road, 12/26, 10:17 a.m.; child abuse 300 block College Ave., 12/26, 10:21 a.m.; child abuse 2700 block Midtown Court, 12/26, 10:21 a.m.; child abuse East Palo Alto 2200 block Ralmar Ave., 12/16, 5:42 a.m.; domestic violence 1500 block Kavanaugh Drive, 12/16, 7:17 p.m.; robbery 2300 block Cooley Ave., 12/17, 10:35 a.m.; domestic violence 2200 block Oakwood Drive, 12/18, 10:06 p.m.; attempted suicide 1900 block Capitol Ave., 12/19, 12:24 p.m.; domestic violence 400 block East O'Keefe St., 12/19, 12:51 p.m.; domestic violence 2400 block University Ave., 12/19, 12:52 p.m.; rape 900 block Garden St., 12/19, 2:39 p.m.; assault and battery 1700 block Woodland Ave., 12/19, 5:39 p.m.; strong-arm robbery 1800 block Woodland Ave., 12/20, 11:13 a.m.; attempted suicide 2000 block Pulgas Ave., 12/20, 12:13 p.m.; attempted suicide 2000 block Euclid Ave., 12/20, 8:36 p.m.; armed robbery E. Bayshore Road and Ralmar Ave., 12/20, 9:32 p.m.; armed robbery 2100 block Clarke Ave., 12/20, 9:51 p.m.; armed robbery 2800 block Fordham St., 12/21, 4:52 p.m.; assault and battery Newell Court, 12/22, 4:22 p.m.; domestic violence 2200 block University Ave., 12/22, 8:37 p.m.; assault and battery 300 block Pasteur Drive, 12/22, 9:03 p.m.; assault with a deadly weapon

RESIDENTIAL BURGLARIES

Palo Alto 1900 block Embarcadero Road, 12/20, 8:43 a.m. 1900 block Embarcadero Road, 12/20, 9:46 a.m. 3800 block Magnolia Ave., 12/20, 2:58 p.m. 4200 block Terman Drive, 12/22, 7:59 p.m. 1100 block Hopkins Ave., 12/22, 9:37 p.m. 300 block Pasteur Drive, 12/23, 10:12 a.m. 3800 block Park Blvd., 12/24, 9:36 p.m. East Palo Alto 2200 block Addison Ave., 12/19, 2:27 p.m. 800 block Bell St., 12/19, 3:57 p.m. University Ave. and Weeks St., 12/23, 1:49 a.m. 1200 block Laurel Ave., 12/23, 3 a.m.

FIRES

Palo Alto/Stanford Dec. 19-26

Major fires 1 Emergency medical 77 False alarm 31 Smoke investigation 9 Public service 6 Box 3 Other 1

MAJOR FIRES

220 Hamilton Ave., 12/21, 4:51 a.m.; $3 million; cause unknown 

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