Blotter: Homeless Man Jumps Two Teens Selling Candy

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


3:47 a.m. - Battery - Someone was leaving a friend's house near Roosevelt Avenue and Hudson Street when someone jumped the person. The victim suffered cuts on his lip and head. 

7:06 a.m. - Suspicious Person - A woman told police that a man in his 20s, wearing a Mexico soccer jersey, followed her to work from Briarfield to West Oakwood Boulevard and then started circling the area.

3:52 p.m. - Disturbance - A homeless man in his 40s, who was drunk, was trying to fight two teenagers who were trying to sell candy on El Camino Real.

5:50 p.m. - Domestic Violence - A man pushed his 9-year-old son to the ground, according to the mother. None of the children, all triplets, wanted to leave the house with the father.

10:40 p.m. - Disturbance - An unknown suspect entered two backyards on Arlington Road and started threatening the neighbors.

11:36 p.m. - Public Drunkenness - Police arrested someone on Vera Avenue for being drunken in public. The suspect's Toyota Corolla was blocking a driveway.



1:50 a.m. - Suspicious Circumstances- A woman was yelling at a man on a roof on Arlington Road, telling him to climb down.

1:37 p.m. - Disturbance - A man was reportedly sleeping in the nonfiction area of a bookstore on Middlefield Road.

3:33 p.m. - Disturbance - Someone near El Camino Real and Jackson Avenue reported seeing a small child in the backseat of a car without restraints. 

4:22 p.m. - Domestic Violence - A 25-year-old man reportedly hit his girlfriend in her face and then fled in a red Jetta.

5:24 p.m. - Disturbance - Two panhandlers, both in their 20s, were asking people for money in a very aggressive fashion in front of a restaurant on Florence Street. 

6:36 p.m. - Robbery / Strong-Arm - A man yanked a gold chain off of a woman's neck at her garage sale on Redwood Avenue.

9:51 p.m. - Public Drunkenness - A man who was drunk on Veterans Boulevard was arrested after threatening to hurt people inside of a business.

10:07 p.m. - Domestic Violence - A woman told police that a man punched her daughter and was outside kicking her front door.



10:28 p.m. - Disturbance - Someone called police to report that someone was disturbing the neighborhood on Oak Avenue. Once the person found that out, the person started yelling racial slurs at the reporting party and other people.

12:45 p.m. - Disturbance / Battery - A tall man with a scrunchy wrapped on his arm and bushy hair was in a business on Middlefield Road when he punched another customer and then fled the scene.

2:10 p.m. - Suspicious Circumstances - The owner of a vacant home for sale on Hudson Street called police after seeing empty food containers inside the home, possibly from squatters.

5:15 p.m. - Grant Theft - Three unknown suspects stole three helmets and a jacket from a store on El Camino Real.

7:07 p.m. - Traffic Hazard - Someone placed several boulders in the middle of the road near Beech and Spring Streets.

7:12 p.m. - Explosion - Someone heard a loud explosion on Edgewood Road and told police it sounded like a pipe bomb or dynamite.

11:32 p.m. - Public Drunkenness - Police arrested someone for being drunk in public on St. Francis Street after a neighbor called police to report loud yelling and cursing coming from a nearby house.



11:53 a.m. - Suspicious Circumstances - A man was taking a shower on King Street when he spotted his ex-girlfriend trying to break into his house. He then called police, but she was gone when they arrived.

1:30 p.m. - Disturbance - The same man on King Street called police that his ex-girlfriend, 42, was refusing to leave his house.

5:40 p.m. - Shoplifting / Arrest - Police arrested someone on Veterans Boulevard on charges of shoplifting.

6:48 p.m. - Domestic Violence - A hysterical woman called police and was screaming about a man hitting her in the face. The call was then cut off.

8:28 p.m. - Public Drunkenness - A 32-year-old man, heavily intoxicated, was arrested on Scott Avenue after causing a disturbance and later being held down by the rest of his family.

10:14 p.m. - Domestic Violence - Someone saw a pregnant woman hitting a man. They left the scene in separate cars.


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


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something
See more »