Peninsula Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log

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

Daly City

Unattended envelope: A woman called at 8:55 a.m. Feb. 1 from a lobby on the 500 block of Clarinada Avenue to report the theft of her purse. She left her purse and moving boxes in the lobby to go lock her car, and when she returned, an envelope containing $1,000 in cash, $12,450 in jewelry and a pawn ticket was missing from her purse. She saw a 30- to 40-year-old man wearing a black jacket and blue jeans exiting the lobby.

Grocery-list grab: At 11:51 a.m. Feb. 2, a caller reported that her garage-door opener and a grocery shopping list were taken from a car stall on 1500 block of Southgate Avenue. The garage-door opener only opens her garage door, not the apartment complex’s door or gate. Nothing was tampered with.

Family Affair: A mother reported that she and her son were assaulted and battered at 8:10 p.m. Feb. 5 at 100 Skyline Plaza. A suspect hit the son’s head on the concrete pavement several times and told him he was going to kill him during the altercation. The mother intervened and was pushed by the suspect. The son had a bump to his forehead, a black eye, and scrapes to his right elbow and a possible laceration to a knee. He refused to cooperate with the police. The investigation is ongoing.

Redwood City

Naked breakout: A man was reported at 8:50 p.m. Feb. 1 to be running naked in the middle lanes of a road. A second reporting party reported that the person was detained and in the back of a car, possibly AWOL from a hospital’s psychiatric facilities. A car without sirens was requested. The subject had tripped a fire alarm and run from the building and a call had already been placed to the doctor for advice due to current situation. Subject was a danger to himself and was not allowed to return to the facility, and was transported to Chope Hospital by request of the doctor.

Waterlogged convertible: At 6:24 a.m. Feb. 3, a caller leaving for work from the 1200 block of Reese Street stated he heard water running and then noticed that his garden hose was placed in a hole that someone had cut in his neighbor’s convertible car, filling it with water. The malicious act occurred between 10 p.m. Feb. 2 and 6:30 a.m. Feb. 3. A suspect was named.

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