Blotter: Man Drills Hole in Car's Gas Tank to Steal Gas

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

The following blotter was supplied by the.

Monday, April 23

4:17 a.m. – Strong Arm Robbery – A man stole a purse from an older female on the Caltrain platform.

7:20 a.m. – Disturbance – After a man and his girlfriend broke up, she wouldn’t let him gather his belongings from Samson Street.

12:40 p.m. – DUI – An older woman driving a gray small SUV almost hit a person’s son on El Camino Real.

4:33 p.m. – Disturbance – A bearded man threw a bike at some juveniles on James Avenue.

5:23 p.m. – Disturbance – A man ran out of a store on El Camino Real stealing a bottle of vodka and juice.

11:29 p.m. – Suspicious Circumstances – A man who was bleeding all over walked up to a clerk on Veterans Boulevard. He couldn’t talk and needed medics.


Tuesday, April 24

2:55 a.m. – Gun Shots Heard – A person heard five solid gun shots on Manzanita Street.

7:30 p.m. – Petty Theft – A person drilled a hole in the gas tank of a company car on Shoreline Drive to steal the gas.

7:22 p.m. – DUI – A man in a black Honda Civic kept backing up and then driving forward on Main and Chestnut Streets hitting a tree.

11:47 p.m. – Suspicious Circumstances – A person returned home from vacation and found a search warrant from an agency on the dining room table. The external hard drive, two paystubs and an ipad were taken.


Wednesday, April 25

12:02 a.m. – Hit and Run Property Damage Only – A white SUV crashed into a restaurant drive-thru on Woodside Road. The person didn’t see them but heard the noise after the suspects fled.

5:00 p.m. – Stray Animal – There were two loose pit bulls near a playground on Farm Hill Boulevard. They were not aggressive and animal control gave the reporting person an extended estimated time arrival.

5:42 p.m. – Assault with Deadly Weapon – An automobile clashed with a pedestrian, who was down on Shasta Street.

9:42 p.m. – Disturbance – A man was trying to start a fight with another staff member on Maple Street.


Thursday, April 26

8:58 a.m. – Suspicious Circumstances – A heavy-set female was opening parking meters and taking coins on El Camino Real.

11:27 a.m. – Occupied Suspicious Vehicle – Four people in a burgundy Mitsubishi SUV on Old County Road told a man they had drugs and asked if he was interested.

12:24 p.m. – Disturbance – An expelled student was on campus on Brewster Avenue.

3:03 p.m. – Disturbance – A woman on Middlefield Road said that her male half was refusing to take the kids and she had to go to work.

8:08 p.m. – Suspicious Person – An older man on Broadway Street had his underwear down and was grabbing his private parts in public.

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

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