Peninsula Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log

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

Redwood City

Down for the count: A caller reported that numerous youths or young adults were fighting, and that it appeared they were kicking someone on the ground at 5:50 p.m. Jan. 7. Police found the suspects standing next to a blue Jeep and a BMX-style bike. A warrant was confirmed out of San Mateo for $10,000 on one suspect, who was taken to county jail.

Daly City

School colors: Westmoor High School was the victim of gang-related graffiti when 100 feet of main hallway windows were painted blue, red and black. “Gase,” “Silver,” “YPB,” and other monikers, phrases and drawings were written on the building between midnight and 10:20 a.m. Jan. 5 at 131 Westmoor Ave.

South City

Fight club? A fight occurred during the night at the front desk of La Quinta Motor Inn on Airport Boulevard. It was reported at 10:41 a.m. Jan. 5 when staff found blood in an elevator and damage to some of the rooms. No activity was reported during the night.

Animal care: A caller reported at 8:52 a.m. Jan. 5 from in front of Jack in the Box on El Camino Real that a woman had an injured seagull.

Burlingame

Not for healthy bones: A milk jug containing an unknown substance was found in front of a building on the 500 block of Primrose Road at 12:10 p.m. Jan. 7.

Spinning world: An intoxicated man was seen falling on the ground, getting back up and falling back down again on the corner of El Camino Real and Trousdale Drive at 3:34 p.m. Jan. 6.

Millbrae

Can you hear me now? An elderly man called at 7:34 p.m. Jan. 9 from the unit block of Dexter Place saying his phone was not functioning and he wanted a police officer to do a routine check of the house to make sure no one had cut the wires. The wires were found to be fully intact. The caretaker on scene said the man’s daughter had already called the phone company and had scheduled aservice call.

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