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Community Pulse - August 31, 2012

Police calls

Palo Alto

Aug. 22-28

Violence related

Armed robbery 1

Assault w/a deadly weapon 1

Domestic violence 3

Theft related

Commercial burglaries 1

Counterfeiting 1

Grand theft 4

Identity theft 1

Petty theft 8

Residential burglaries 6

Vehicle related

Auto theft 1

Driving w/suspended license 8

Hit and run 6

Misc. traffic violation 13

Theft from auto 7

Vehicle accident/minor injury 1

Vehicle accident/property damage 11

Vehicle impound 10

Alcohol or drug related

Drinking in public 6

Drunk in public 7

Possession of drugs 2

Possession of paraphernalia 1


Animal call 1

Found property 2

Lost property 1

Muni. code violation 7

Outside assistance 1

Prowler 1

Psychiatric hold 4

Suspicious circumstances 2

Vandalism 3

Warrant/other agency 6

Menlo Park

Aug. 22-29

Theft related

Fraud 5

Grand theft 3

Petty theft 7

Residential burglaries 8

Vehicle related

Abandoned auto 1

Driving w/suspended license 1

Hit and run 5

Theft from auto 21

Vehicle accident/minor injury 2

Vehicle accident/property damage 7

Vehicle tampering 1

Vehicle tow 2

Alcohol or drug related

Drug activity 2

Drunk driving 1

Drunk in public 1

Possession of drugs 1


Disturbance 2

Disturbing/annoying phone calls 1

Info case 4

Medical aid 1

Other/misc. 1

Pedestrian 1

Psychiatric hold 2


Warrant arrest 8


Aug. 22-28

Violence related

Assault and battery 1

Theft related

Fraud 3

Residential burglaries 1

Vehicle related

Abandoned auto 1

Hit and run 2

Parking/driving violation 5

Suspicious vehicle 9

Theft from auto 2

Vehicle accident/minor injury 1

Vehicle accident/property damage 2

Vehicle code violation 14


Disturbance 4

Disturbing/annoying phone calls 1

Fire call 6

Hazard 4

Juvenile problem 1

Medical aid 4

Outside assistance 3

Pedestrian check 2

Probation violation 1

Suspicious circumstances 3

Suspicious person 5

Town ordinance violation 6

Vandalism 1

Warrant/other agency 3

Watermain break 1


Palo Alto

Unlisted block Coastland Drive, 8/22, 8:36 p.m.; domestic violence/battery.

3400 block El Camino Real, 8/25, 8:42 p.m.; armed robbery.

Unlisted block Ventura Avenue, 8/25, 8:42 a.m.; domestic violence/battery.

Unlisted block Greer Road, 8/26, 12:54 p.m.; family violence/battery.

00 block University Avenue, 8/28, 12:16 a.m.; assault w/a deadly weapon.


Unlisted block El Camino Real, 8/25, 1:12 p.m.; assault and battery.


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