Open-and-shut case: At 1:22 a.m. Nov. 18, an officer spotted an open door to a business at Charter Square Shopping Center on Shell Boulevard. The officer located store employees, who were making deliveries.
Trouble with the ex: At 6:57 p.m. Nov. 18, a woman reported that her ex-husband was at her Dory Lane home fighting with her boyfriend. The San Mateo resident was arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon at East Hillsdale Boulevard and South Norfolk Street. Also, he was charged with driving under the influence.
Suspicious: At 8:25 p.m. Nov. 18, a report was made of a white van that had two occupants and was driving around the neighborhood near Shell and Beach Park boulevards. The vehicle had been circling the neighborhood about 20 minutes prior to the report.
Mental case: At 3:36 a.m. Nov. 18, a report was made of an assault that occurred at the Industrial Hotel on Cypress Avenue. A woman hit a man with her purse, but his injuries did not require medical attention. It is believed that the woman has been off her medication and may need a psych evaluation. The case was referred to another agency.
Weapons at school: At 12:38 p.m. Nov. 18, officers were called to Alta Loma School on Romney Avenue. Two boys had been chasing each other with knives that were not open.
Nuisance: At 4:11 p.m. Nov. 18, a person called the tip line to report an ongoing problem with males who were standing around and drinking. The tipster said police should approach the area from Ninth Lane because when cops go down Juniper Avenue, the subjects just hide their beer. The report was determined to be unfounded.