Peninsula Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log

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

Redwood City

Dirty laundry: Three women staying at the Best Inn on El Camino Real were using a nearby apartment building’s laundry room. A caller reported at 7:04 p.m. April 4 that she believed the women were prostitutes and that the hotel manager advised the subjects not to use the apartment facility, but they continued to do so.

South City

Drive-by begging: The Travelodge Hotel on South Airport Boulevard called at 1:13 p.m. April 8 to report a man in a dark-colored vehicle driving through the parking lot, harassing guests and asking for money as they entered the hotel.

San Mateo

Thief, interrupted: An interrupted attempt was reported at 4:25 p.m. April 4 on 900 Second Avenue when two men were trying to steal a catalytic converter. They left in a white Ford Escort.

Daly City

Drunk in public: An intoxicated person walking in the 100 block of South Mayfair Avenue caused a disturbance by being argumentative with a passers by at 7:43 p.m. April 4. The suspect was arrested and transported to jail.

Harassing phone calls: At 11:11 p.m. April 4 on 87th Street, a caller reported that she received a total of 10 calls on her cell phone from an unknown person between 7:26 and 11:11 p.m. The calls came from a private number with the suspect speaking Spanish, disguising his voice like a little boy and making threats and sexual comments.

Burlingame

Anybody home? A woman called another woman to say she was in front of her house and was going to beat her up on the 1200 block of Floribunda Avenue before 11:33 a.m. on April 5.

San Bruno

Internet scam: A woman sent more than $6,000 through Western Union to an Internet scam artist who promised to send $3.5 million to the woman on the 1000 block of Cherry Avenue before 11:46 a.m. on April 5.

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