These are excerpts from Peninsula police departments’ daily log of activities. Incidents are listed by city.
Knife threat: A son threatened his mom with a knife and threatened to kill the family dog on Hillside Drive before 6:51 p.m. on April 27.
Assault: A man said his son assaulted him on Trousdale Drive before 5:51 p.m. on April 27.
Robbery: A person with a knife stole an MP3 player on the 1100 block of El Camino Real before 7:31 p.m. on April 26.
Theater of the absurd: Two men were drinking and urinating in bottles in a theater on the 1100 block of El Camino Real before 6:15 p.m. on April 27.
Needled: A narcotics incident was called in at 11:08 a.m. April 28 at Delmonte Avenue and Bryon Drive for a 40-year-old man with long, curly, salt-and-pepper hair wearing a black shirt and khaki pants holding a large hypodermic needle in his hand.
Red substance: A caller reported at 6:50 a.m. April 25 from the 800 block of Monte Diablo Avenue that while she was walking her dog she observed what looked like blood on the steps of the church, although ketchup packets were found nearby.
Cover up: A person was reported to be poking around at the manhole cover at 5:09 p.m. April 26 at Second Avenue and South Claremont Street.
Target practice: A caller reported that a juvenile was throwing oranges at cars going westbound on Ralston Avenue at 4:03 p.m. April 25.
Puncture picture: At 6 a.m. April 25 from El Dorado Drive and Southgate Avenue, a caller reported vandalism to a silver 2000 Chrysler Town and Country van when a suspect punctured a tire. The caller had set up a video camera from the residence window and it appeared the suspect was a morning walker.