Blotter: Man Eats Rocks While Seemingly on Acid

The following information was supplied by the Redwood City Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

This blotter was obtained from the Redwood City Police Department's website.


6:51 a.m. - Disturbance - A "scruffy" looking man seemed to be on acid, according to the reporting party, and eating rocks or dirt as he watched trains go by at Winslow Street and Middlefield Road.

5:28 p.m. - Brandishing Weapon - An unknown suspect pointed a "weapon" at someone on Central Avenue and Woodside Road. He was wearing a "ghetto" hat, reportedly, baggy blue jeans and sunglasses.

7:41 p.m. - Shots Fired - Someone heard multiple gun shots near Broadway.

11:01 p.m. - Disturbance - Two people, possibly transients, were reportedly sleeping in the garbage and being aggressive toward people walking by at El Camino Real and Redwood Avenue.



7:36 a.m. - Domestic Violence - A man came home from work to find that his girlfriend had turned their house upside down looking for something. He reported that she seemed "high" on something. Drugs maybe.

6:25 p.m. - Petty Theft - Police arrested someone for shoplifting on Veterans Boulevard.

8:34 p.m. - Occupied Suspicious Car - Two people were reportedly "rolling something" in a parked car on Granger Way. When a woman approached them, they became angry and aggressive.



10:13 a.m. - Grand Theft - A woman reported that someone, a nurse she suspected, stole her husband's wedding band from a hospital on Veterans Boulevard.

6 p.m. - Domestic Violence - Someone reported hearing a man screaming and hitting walls.

8:43 p.m. - Disorderly Conduct - Police arrested someone on Bradford Street for being drunk in public.

8:45 p.m. - Burglary - An unknown suspect broke into a home on Buckeye Street, through the front door, and stole a Macbook Pro laptop, a 32-inch plasma TV, and a Nintendo Wii game console.


For questions about this blotter, email stacie@patch.com.


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