These are excerpts from Peninsula police departments’ daily log of activities. Incidents are listed by city.
Cry wolf? An elderly man said two assailants grabbed his arm and tried to enter his house on the 300 block of Hillcrest Boulevard before 8:01 p.m. on Jan. 15. When police arrived, the elderly man declined to give his name or any further information.
Incall gone awry: A guest at the Comfort Suites on East Grand Avenue said that he had called an ad seen in the metro newspaper for a lady to meet him at his hotel room at 1:40 a.m. Jan. 15. He gave her money and then told her to leave but when she attempted to leave she backed her truck into the hotel. A report was taken.
Oh no, dirt: Someone scraped the dirt from the cracks of a woman’s sidewalk and left it there on the 1400 block of Capuchino Avenue before 3:25 p.m. on Jan. 16.
Coin feast: An apartment building owner reported at 12:21 a.m. Jan. 12 that unknown suspects pried open the coin machines inside the laundry room. An officer who was on his way to speak to the owner was diverted to another assignment.
Ongoing issue: Officials from the Notre Dame de Namur University on Ralston Avenue reported at 4:55 p.m. Jan. 12 that students were in violation by playing on the lacrosse field.
Burglar arrest: A man reported his red 2006 Ford Focushad been stolen at 1:56 p.m. Jan. 10 from Mission and School streets. A suspect was arrested for grand theft auto after a traffic stop for vehicle code violation. A search of the vehicle yielded numerous stolen documents, stolen property and a small Ziploc bag with white crystalline substance.