Peninsula Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log

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

Burlingame

Mangled muffler: Someone hacksawed a muffler where it connected to the bottom of a 1991 Toyota pickup on the 400 block of Rollins Road before 2:13 p.m. on April 26.

San Bruno

Bribe for your life: A person received an e-mail that said the sender was paid to kill the recipient, but that the recipient could pay the sender to avoid being killed on the 100 block of Elm Avenue before 6:47 p.m. on April 25.

San Mateo

Minor detail: A mother reported at 5:51 p.m. April 24 from unit block of West Hillsdale Boulevard that she thought a 40-year-old man had been buying her daughter alcohol.

Belmont

Talking back, loudly: At 10:57 a.m. April 25, a verbal disturbance occurred on Alameda de las Pulgaswhen a student was being disciplined in the administration office and the student started yelling at the principal. The student’s parents were called to pick up the student.

Daly City

Emblematic: A caller said he was the victim of malicious mischief and petty theft when an unknown suspect shot four BBs to the windshield of his car and stole the Cadillac hood ornament sometime between 10 a.m. April 18 and 1:45 p.m. April 24.

Caught in the act: A person called at 3:02 a.m. April 24 from the 1000 block of Brunswick Street to report that four suspects were trying to cut a wire to disarm the alarm system and steal his black 1993 Honda Civic. They fled after the victim, who was in another vehicle across the street, turned on the headlights, and were last seen running southbound on Brunswick toward Evergreen Avenue.

Redwood City

Taunted by taggers: A party reported at 7:25 a.m. April 24 graffiti in restrooms at Andrew Spinas Park on Second Avenue, caller also said that taggers keep tagging same things as soon as the area is cleaned.

Bay Area NewsLocal

Just Posted

Pharmacist Hank Chen is known for providing personalized service at Charlie’s Pharmacy in the Fillmore.<ins> (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)</ins>
Left: A Walgreens at 300 Gough St. is among San Francisco stores closing.
Walgreens closures open the door for San Francisco’s neighborhood pharmacies

‘I think you’ll see more independents start to pop up’

San Franciscans are likely to have the opportunity to vote in four different elections in 2022. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Electionpalooza: SF school board recall will kick off a flurry of local races

‘It’s going to be a lot of elections and a lot of decisions for voters to make’

Four young politicos were elected to city government on the Peninsula in 2020. From left: Redwood City Councilmember Michael Smith; South San Francisco Councilmember James Coleman; Redwood City Councilmember Lissette Espinoza-Garnica; and East Palo Alto Councilmember Antonio Lopez.<ins> (Examiner illustration/Courtesy photos)</ins>
Progressive politicians rise to power on the Peninsula. Will redistricting reverse the trend?

‘There’s this wave of young people really trying to shake things up’

The fate of San Francisco nicotine giant Juul remains to be seen, as the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reviewing whether to allow certain flavored vape products on the market. <ins>(Jeenah Moon/New York Times)</ins>
How the vape king of teen nicotine addiction rose and fell in San Francisco

‘Hey, Juul, don’t let the door hit you on the way out’

Most Read