A log of daily events from Peninsula police departments.
Jealous fists: A woman reported she had just been punched in the face by her on-and-off boyfriend outside the Redwood City Kmart at 4:54 p.m. Sept. 27. The still-irate boyfriend then announced he was on his way to beat up another male he thought was dating his victim.
Failed burglary: A stubborn but untalented burglar was unsuccessful in repeated attempts to break into an apartment on Garibaldi Street sometime overnight Sept. 22 by kicking in the front and back doors and forcing open the bedroom and bathroom windows.
Coat felony: A serial shoplifter was apprehended in Burlington Coat Factory, 99 Southgate Ave., for stealing a $70 brown jacket at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 22. He was arrested and booked into county jail.
Clobbered himself: Paramedics were called to the aid of an inebriated 50-year-old male who hit his head when falling to the sidewalk in front of the adult bookstore on 739 El Camino Real at 2:28 a.m. Sept. 20 and could not respond to questions
Driving while wanted: Three drivers stopped for traffic violations on Sept. 25 were arrested and taken to county jail when found to be wanted on outstanding warrants. The arrests were on the 300 block of Fifth Avenue at 7:17 p.m. for a suspended license charge; the 2900 block of Spring Street at 10:56 p.m. on battery; and on the 1700 block of East Bayshore Road at 11:40 p.m. for drug possession.
Hassling customers: A man in his 50s ignored repeated employee requests to leave when he continued standing outside a business on the 1600 block of S. El Camino Real at
12:53 p.m. Sept. 24.
Underage drinking: Several arrests were made among a boisterous group of some 20 juveniles who were drinking outdoors on Francisco Drive at 12:47 a.m. Sept. 22.
Vroom, vroom: Four outlaw street races took place during a 30-minute time period on Gilbreth and Mahler roads prior to 4:10 a.m. Sept. 23.