Peninsula Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log

These are excerpts from Peninsula police departments’ daily log of activities. Incidents are listed by city.

Redwood City

At the races: A group of juveniles were reported to be loitering at 6:18 p.m. Feb. 20. The 16-year-olds were racing up and down the street in a white Mustang, red Mustang and a white Honda Civic.

Warehouse trespassing: A suspicious person was reported at 11:22 p.m. Feb. 20 hanging out at the school district warehouse on James Avenue. The caller passed by the school district yard twice and asked the person to leave, but the man refused and seemed to be looking for something in the yard. The man appeared to be in his 50s. He had dark brown hair and was wearing a brown hoodie and dark jeans.

San Mateo

Plugged in: A Champagne-colored conversion van with a man sleeping inside was reported to be plugged into a house on North Grant Street at 7:55 p.m. Feb. 18 from the 900 block of East Santa Inez Avenue.

No returns or exchanges: A person reported at 11:51 p.m. Feb. 20 from 3200 block of La Selva Street that his vehicle was stolen the other day and that he thinks another vehicle, a red Toyota Camry, was left in its place.

Banking fraud: A caller reported at 3:53 p.m. Jan. 25 in the 1000 block of Los Altos Drive that an unknown suspect made two $20,000 electronic transfers to separate accounts without the victim’s permission. When the victim could not access his account by computer, he contacted the bank and found the cash gone and did not know the names of the recipients on the transfers. The bank contacted Citibank’s fraud unit, and the victim’s account was frozen. The victim filled out affidavits of unauthorized wire transfer forms, which were sent to the fraud unit in Sacramento.

Burlingame

Death threat: A man began yelling “you’re gonna die, you’re gonna die” to a woman on the 100 block of Highland Avenue before 12:44 a.m. on Feb. 18.

San Bruno

Wiped-out worshipper: A man was lying in the bushes with his legs dangling out for at least three hours near a Hindu temple at 6:19 p.m. on Feb. 19.

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