These are excerpts from Peninsula police departments’ daily log of activities. Incidents are listed by city.
Boom bust: Someone said a bomb was going to go off in a restaurant on the 1200 block of Bayshore Highway at 8:15 during the evening of Jan. 17.
Sounding the alarm: A caller told police at 3:46 p.m. Jan. 20 that someone attempted to steal his blue two-door 1996 Honda Civic from the unit block of Wakefield Avenue. The would-be thief took the car cover off and jimmied the vehicle, which caused the car alarm to sound. The unsuccessful thief was last seen in a dark-colored, early- or mid-’90s model Honda Civic with unknown license plate and modified exhaust going toward Classic Bowl. The callers’s Honda had no damage or loss of property.
Signs, signs, everywhere were signs: A real estate agent reported that six Coldwell Banker signs were stolen sometime between 2 p.m. Jan. 19 and 1 p.m. Jan. 20. The signs had been advertising an open house on the unit block of Canterbury.
The signs, which were worth a combined total of $550, were taken from the intersections of Callan and Morton, Victoria and Callan, Gellert and Victoria, Hickey and Callan, and King and Callan.
A danger to himself: A caller from the Hillsdale Mall requested police at 11:51 a.m. Jan. 20 for assistance since he had an elderly man detained for allegedly shoplifting. The caller also told police that the subject was hitting himself and could hurt himself.
Unwelcome guest: A hotel manager called about a female guest wearing a dark-colored shirt and jeans on the third floor who was yelling, waking other guests and banging fire extinguishers against the wall at 3:01 a.m. Jan. 20. Manager met officers in the lobby. Subject was taken to Chope Hospital.