Peninsula Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log

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

Redwood City

Thief with a green thumb: Grand theft occurred at 9:33 a.m. April 5 on C Street when a caller saw suspects in a vehicle take gardening equipment. The male subject took a blower from a gardener’s truck and ran when confronted. He threw the blower in the trunk of a white four-door sedan. Three other people were in the truck.

U-turn: An assault with a deadly weapon was reported at 9:10 p.m. April 5 at Roosevelt Avenue and El Camino Real, when a Mustang headed southbound on El Camino Real made a U-turn at the light. The caller heard a shot and saw a man running on El Camino Real.

Belmont

Hearing voices: A welfare check was requested at 1:14 p.m. April 10 on El Camino Real after hearing voices he thought were threatening him from the next room.

South City

Loud fight: A domestic violence call at 2:13 p.m. April 8 on Gardiner Avenue was reported when a tenant heard a commotion in the hallway. A man and woman were slamming into the walls and yelling.

Daly City

Busted: A 1983 red Mustang convertible was stopped at 4:23 p.m. April 6 on Mission and Wilson streets for a seat belt violation. A search of the vehicle revealed a digital scale, a bag with about 15 grams of marijuana, a second bag containing seven individual bags of marijuana along with packaging material totaling less than an ounce.

Burlingame

In need of a match: Someone defecated and left cigarettes near a man’s driveway on the first block of Bancroft Road before 11:11 a.m. on April 6.

San Bruno

Drunk in public: A man in a red and black 49ers jersey was drunk and yelling at people on Angus Avenue before 6:08 p.m. on April 6.

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