A log of daily events from Peninsula police departments.
Stiffed at buffet: A man and woman dined heartily at Beijing Buffet on Airport Boulevard at 8:46 p.m. Sept. 9. Then they tossed $3 at the cashier and left rapidly without paying the rest of their $32.45 bill.
Two vandalized vehicles: On Tuesday at 8:09 a.m., officers responded to the 900 block of Lupin Way on the report of vehicle vandalism. Then at 2:15 p.m. of the same day, officers responded to another report of vehicle vandalism on the 1-100 block of Stanford Lane.
Felony romance: A man beat up his girlfriend and stole her Nissan Maxima at 6:46 p.m. Sept. 8. When the victim’s father called police, the victim was uncooperative. However, officers soon located the suspect and arrested him on an outstanding warrant plus numerous new charges.
Limo snoozer: A man in a black Buick limousine was reported by a nearby resident who spotted him sleeping in his car onthe 500 block of Fifth Avenue at 1:59 p.m. Sept. 10.
Mystery ride: A female resident of the 1500 block of Marina Court called police at 5:20 a.m. Tuesday to determine whether her missing vehicle had been stolen or towed during the night. She called again soon afterward to report that the vehicle was now parked on the block, although she was positive she did not put it there.
Stereo stolen: The $1,700 stereo and speaker system was gone from a 1999 Chevy Tahoe pickup parked overnight in the 900 block of Skyline Drive on Sept. 9 when the surprised owner showed up for a morning drive at 8:45 p.m.
Bowled over: A thief was seen walking out of Classic Bowl, 900 King Drive, with the $150 Motorola Razr cell phone he had lifted from a bowler who left it in the men’s room at 9:57 a.m. Sept. 7.