Peninsula Police Blotter

A log of daily events from Peninsula police departments.

South City

Gas station grabber: A cigar smoker walked into a gas station on the 400 block of Linden Avenue to purchase two packs of “Black & Milds” at 8:45 p.m. Oct. 2. When the clerk opened the cash register drawer to put away the payment, the suspect grabbed his hand and demanded money, claiming he had a gun, though never showing it. The suspect grabbed all the $10 and $20 bills from the register and then immediately walked out. The clerk promptly called 911.

Millbrae

Ballfield BB: What was thought to be a firearm shooting turned out to be a single BB shot that left a three-quarter-inch hole in a residential front window. The BB was possibly shot from the Capuchino High School baseball field on Magnolia Avenue sometime before 8:05 a.m. Wednesday.

San Mateo

Drunken feat: A drunken driver crashed into three cars in the parking lot of AT&T Mobility, 100 De Anza Blvd., at 6:18 p.m. Sept. 24.

Casing the scene: Two young men quickly left the 300 block of Second Avenue at 8:52 p.m. Oct. 2 when they were witnessed apparently casing parked vehicles for possible break-in.

Burlingame

Rocking robbery: A bass guitar, laptop and iPod were stolen from an unlocked music studio on the 700 block of Acacia Drive before 9:28 p.m. Wednesday.

Redwood City

Bronco vs. Porsche: A roadside witness called in a report of a Bronco SUV colliding with a Porsche on El Camino Real and Whipple Avenue at 1:35 p.m. Sept. 20. One driver was cited by police and released.

Daly City

Mercedes dumped: CA Mercedes S43 stolen from its Vallejo owner was dropped off overnight Sept. 23 on the 1-100 block of Alta Vista Way. It was found undamaged, but the two license plates were missing.

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