These are excerpts from Peninsula police departments’ daily log of activities. Incidents are listed by city.
$2,500 lighter lifted: Someone reported at 9:02 p.m. Jan. 10 from the 100 block of Alexander Avenue that his residence was burglarized between 4 p.m. Jan. 5 and 8:50 p.m. Jan. 10 by prying open the backyard sliding door.
The suspects stole an e-Machine brand laptop valued at $700, a thumb drive valued at $100, men’s black Rayban sunglasses valued at $120, a Dupont gold lighter valued at $2,500, four sets of gold cuff links and a set with two diamonds on each link of unknown value.
Aspirin OD: A caller reported at 11:45 p.m. Jan. 10 from an apartment on Coronado Avenue that a woman had taken approximately 20 aspirins, due to being depressed about a separation from her husband. She was transported to Peninsula Hospital for mental health evaluation.
Family feud: Someone called at 1:08 p.m. Jan. 15 from Sycamore Avenue for a welfare check on an 89-year-old man, stating that his oldest son “who takes acid” wanted to kill him and would be there at 5 p.m.
Injured animal: A caller reported at 5:42 p.m. Jan. 15 from Embassy Suites, Gateway Boulevard, that a black-and-white cat with gray stripes and collar was trying to cross the street at the intersection of Gateway and Grand Avenue. The cat’s back legs were broken and it was trying to drag itself across the street. SPCA was called. The officers found the dead cat on the sidewalk.
Pizza heist: A Pizza Hut driver was the victim of an attempted robbery at 8:30 p.m. Jan. 13 in front of an apartment building on Whipple Avenue The driver made a delivery and when leaving was approached by suspects. One suspect demanded money, but the driver refused and the suspects struck him.
The three male suspects wearing jeans, all black hooded sweaters, short hair, 25 years old, with no glasses or facial hair, fled on foot toward Middlefield Road. The victim could identify suspects. Medics were called.