These are excerpts from Peninsula police departments’ daily log of activities. Incidents are listed by city.
Shifting plates: A caller reported suspicious circumstances at 12:15 a.m. Feb. 4 from the 100 block of Reiner Street in San Francisco after she discovered her license plate was missing on her black four-door 1992 Cadillac. When a car with that plate was stopped, a suspect said the vehicle belonged to a friend who left when he saw the police. Baggies and two scales were found inside the vehicle. The plate was recovered and removed from service.
Card sharks: Costco security called at 4:50 p.m. Jan. 31 from 2300 Middlefield Road stating that two subjects were detained inside the store on suspicion of theft. Although the subjects never actually left the store, they had another person’s card. Security wanted a check to see if they were wanted. Subjects were booked and taken to county jail.
Armed robbery: At 12:06 p.m. Feb. 2 from the 800 block of Walnut Street, a caller reported that a man 18 to 19 years old, 5 feet 10 inches, 180 pounds and wearing a white and blue patterned jacket, had robbed him and taken $100. His hands were cut when he was pushed to the ground. The suspect was suspected to be armed with a 9mm Beretta. Fire and medics were requested. The suspect was last seen headed toward Safeway.
Dog vs. mailman: At 11:19 a.m. Jan. 31 at Carlow Way and Olympic Drive, a pit bull without a collar chased a mailman, who then maced the dog. The SPCA was called.
Tank tampering: A caller reported at 2:37 p.m. Feb. 5 from 3600 Kenwood Ave. that gas was taken out of the vehicle and an object was put into the vehicle. The engine would not start. No suspect description was provided.
Persistent solicitation: A woman knocked on a stranger’s door, asked for money and refused to leave on the first block of Tanforan Avenue at 7:57 p.m. on Feb. 5.