Peninsula Police Blotter: Neighborhood crime log

A log of daily events from Peninsula police departments.

Millbrae

Good fences: A man videotaped his neighbor raking leaves and throwing them into the caller’s yard on the 1200 block of Vista Grande before 12:45 p.m. Dec. 4. The neighbor admitted throwing the leaves into the man’s yard, but said it was his right because they were the man’s leaves.

Redwood City

Suspicious man: A school principal said he observed a man, about 5 feet 10 inches tall, 180 pounds, wearing blue jeans and light-brown sweater, who had been at the school around 10 a.m. taking pictures of two little girls. When he was confronted by a teacher, the principal said, the man left the premises.

The principal asked to report this incident at 12:46 p.m. Nov. 30. The principal said the man was carrying a camera case and a Target shopping bag. He allegedly returned around 12:40 p.m. in a white Ford Mustang convertible with a light-tan top.

South City

Hearing things: A caller from a pay phone at Walgreens at 5:44 p.m. Nov. 23 stated that he “heard gunshots” and that “someone was shot in the arm” at Denny’s on Westborough Boulevard.

The report was suspicious and unfounded.

Belmont

Shoved: A teacher reported at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday reported that a student pushed him and threatened him on Nov. 21 on Alameda de las Pulgas. The teacher said attempts at contacting an officer were unsuccessful at the time of the incident.

Daly City

Leaving a trail: Called reported that a subject reportedly took her cell phone and two money orders from her purse by force at 8:21 a.m. Dec. 4 in the 2100 block of Junipero Serra Boulevard.

The subject was stopped and positively identified by the victim and witnesses. The subject’s jacket was found inside the portable bathroom inside March Banks Park.

San Mateo

Alleged ID theft: A caller reported to the Colma Police at 3:25 p.m. Dec. 5 from 100 block of E. 3rd Avenue that someone had used the caller’s credit card account number and had made charges all over San Mateo County.

Bay Area NewsLocal

Just Posted

Dominion Voting Systems, a Denver-based vendor, is under contract to supply voting machines for elections in San Francisco. (Kevin N. Hume/Examiner file)
Is San Francisco’s elections director impeding voting machine progress?

Open source technology could break up existing monopoly

The 49ers take on the Packers in Week 3 of the NFL season, before heading into a tough stretch of divisional opponents. (Courtesy San Francisco 49ers)
‘Good for Ball’ or ‘Bad for Ball’ — A Niners analysis

By Mychael Urban Special to The Examiner What’s the first thing that… Continue reading

Health experts praised Salesforce for keeping its Dreamforce conference at Moscone Center outdoors and on a small scale. (Kevin N. Hume/The Examiner)
Happy birthday, Marc Benioff. Your company did the right thing

Salesforce kept Dreamforce small, which made all kinds of sense

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown, pictured with Rose Pak in 2014, says the late Chinatown activist was “helping to guide the community away from the divisions, politically.”
Willie and Rose: How an alliance for the ages shaped SF

How the Mayor and Chinatown activist shaped San Francisco, then and now

The Grove in Golden Gate Park is maintained largely by those who remember San Francisco’s 20,000 AIDS victims.<ins> (Open Eye Pictures/New York Times)</ins>
Looking at COVID through the SF prism of AIDS

AIDS took 40 years to claim 700,000 lives. COVID surpassed that number in 21 months

Most Read