A log of daily events from Peninsula police departments.
Serramonte shoplift spree: Serramonte Center shoplifters were caught Aug. 26 in two stores. At 3:51 p.m., a man was cited for taking $42 worth of women’s accessories from Claire’s Boutique. And at 7:54 p.m. a woman was apprehended stuffing $748 worth of Macy’s clothing into a backpack and was booked into county jail for grand theft.
Running amok: Adult relatives looked on in dismay as a drunken 24-year-old son beat up his mother in their residence at 10:24 p.m. Aug. 26 and then smashed into the front end of the family van. Police located the culprit and booked him into county jail.
Sailed away: Sometime during the last 10 days of August, an unknown thief made off with a Motor Worth 1-FO42110K outboard motor from a boat being stored at Chesapeake and Saginaw drives.
Raid on iPhones: Two smash-and-grab artists struck The Apple Store on Burlingame Avenue at 1:05 p.m. Aug. 28 and made off with at least five of the much-in-demand new iPhones.
Bow-wow, I’m tough: An unattended pit bull was dragging its leash around on the 1200 block of El Camino Real at 11:46 a.m. Aug. 28, approaching bystanders and barking at them.
Well-oiled: Some unknown slob spilled a container of waste oil onto a driveway and sidewalk on the 200 block of Louise Lane at Aug. 26, and a resident called police at 9:28 p.m. to report the hazard.
Love graffiti: A vandal described as a “crazy ex-husband” was accused of spray painting personal graffiti messages on the side of his former wife’s building sometime overnight on Aug. 25.
Backseat lust: An observant neighbor phoned in a police report that two teens were apparently having sunset sex in a white sedan on the 800 block of Viewridge Drive at 6:09 p.m. Aug. 24 after having first liquored themselves up.