A log of daily events from Peninsula police departments.
Forgetful: A man drove off from the intersection of Brewster Avenue and Veterans Boulevard at 12:35 p.m. Aug. 31, forgetting he had left his backpack on the hood of the car parked behind him. When he remembered and rushed back, the backpack was gone along with the credit cards, checkbook, bank statements and Social Security number it contained.
Cougar dismantling: A persistent parts thief driving a blacked-out Corolla was observed for two consecutive nights hanging around a yellow Cougar parked at an apartment complex. On Aug. 28 he finally managed to break in and stole the tachometer.
Sleeping it off: A drunken and agitated male complaining of medical issues was transported from the 300 block of Vallejo Drive toPeninsula Medical Center at 2:21 a.m. Aug. 31, where he was cited and left in the care of the hospital.
Tools galore: Unknown burglars entered a locked storage yard on the 1600 block of Industrial Road sometime overnight Aug. 30 and stole more than $20,000 worth of tools and equipment.
Slugged at Safeway: A man reported to police that his estranged wife hit him in the face at the Safeway supermarket branch on Ralston near Alden Street at 11:49 p.m. Sept. 2. He declined medical attention.
Bra heist: The often-shoplifted Victoria’s Secret lingerie store at Serramonte Center was hit this time for 30 bras valued at $900. Two suspects stuffed the loot into a large canvas bag at 10:50 a.m. Aug. 29 and successfully fled when confronted by the manager.
Hospital ID theft: A resident of the 500 block of Clarinada Avenue was dismayed to discover on Aug. 30 that a hospital and ambulance service in Las Vegas was billing her for $2,970 in charges racked up by an unknown patient on April 29.