These are excerpts from Peninsula police departments’ dailylog of activities. Incidents are listed by city.
Threats: A reporting party stated at 5:06 p.m. Jan. 8 from 440 Jackson Ave. that when he went to a residence to pick up a patient’s belongings he was approached by a male subject inside the residence who had a knife in his hand and threatened to kill him and put him in a box if he did not take all of the belongings. The reporting party then left Palo Alto and met with a social worker at the station 20 minutes later. The police picked up the witness for identification at the Jackson Avenue address. The subject was booked into the county jail.
Magic box: A caller reported grand theft of a night-deposit bag containing $6,879.03 that was placed into the night drop at the Bank of America at 391 Serramonte Plaza between the hours of 6 p.m. Nov. 17 and 5:41 a.m. Nov. 18.
Flats: A person went on a tire-slashing spree at 9:09 a.m. Jan. 6, cutting the sidewalls of seven vehicles’ right-front tires. The tires were of assorted makes and models and were valued at $100 each. The vehicles were parked on the north side of Bismark Street between Mission Street and Hillside Boulevard.
Bad work environment: A patient was evaluated for “emotional trauma” at 9:30 a.m. Jan. 5 at Kaiser Emergency Room on El Camino Real because she was verbally threatened at work by a co-worker. She was not admitted to the hospital.
Passive aggressive: A woman reported at 5:28 p.m. on Jan. 7 from the 800 block of Hinckley Road that she had been getting text messages and voice mails from people who said “they are going to hurt her and get her after work.”
Smash and grab: Between the hours of 11 p.m. Jan. 9 and 10 a.m. Jan. 10 an unknown suspect broke into a vehicle and stole a digital camera, a camcorder and gift cards. The theft was reported by the victim at 8:13 p.m. Jan. 10.