Blotter: Man Drinks Wine From a Thermos While Driving, Men Spotted Filming Children

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

Thursday, Oct. 4

3:05 a.m. - Gun Shots Heard: Occured in building on Twin Dolphin Drive on the 2nd floor. One shot was heard near the hallway. Another neighbor heard it also. Officers were unable to locate.

6:39 a.m. - Disturbance: Occured on Hess Road. A subject was standing outside a person's home, yelling and banging on the door. Officers advised the person to move on.

7:39 a.m. - Residential Burglary: Occured on Durlston Road. A resident reported his or her garage was possibly unlocked, and an unknown suspect entered and stole a wallet with cash and credit cards from his or her vehicle. A report was taken.

11:00 a.m. - Suspicious Person/Attempted Burglary: Occured on Kandle Way. A Hispanic male with short black hair wearing a maroon-colored hoodie was pacing back and forth in front of a home and looking into the front window. Then the man entered the side yard. At that point the resident walked outside, which scared the suspect off. A report was taken.

12:17 p.m. - DUI: Someone called the police to report they had just seen a man pour wine from a box into his Thermos and then get behind the wheel of his car and drive away. The reporting party was following the vehicle, which was a dark-gray Honda Pilot. Officers advised the driver.

6:45 p.m. - Drug Activity: Someone reported seeing a group of juveniles in the skatepark at Nevada Street and Madison Avenue smoking what the reporting party could identify as marijuana by the smell. 

7:26 p.m. - Suspicious Person: Occured on Gordon Street. Reporting party told police there was a man outside his or her building since 10:00 a.m. that was trying to get someone to let him inside the building. 


Saturday, Oct. 6

12:11 a.m. - Gun Shots Heard: Occured on Flynn Avenue. Reporting party said six shots were heard. A second person also called to report hearing six gun shots. Officers responded to the scene and evidence of shots fired were located on Flynn. Later, at 6:51 a.m., someone called to report he or she had found .45 shell casings near the corner of Flynn and Meadow Lane.

1:25 a.m. - Stray Animals: Occured on E. Bayshore. A reporting party called to say he or she had caged a raccoon roaming his or her yard, and now the raccoon's babies were circling the cage and screaming. Authorities advised.

11:39 a.m. - Suspicious Person: Someone called to report a white mall, around 55 years old, wearing a blue short-sleeved shirt was videotaping a youth wrestling match without permission. The man had been spotted filming matches before and had been asked to leave many times.

1:53 p.m. - Suspicious Occupied Vehicle: A reporting party called to report seeing a man around 20 years old in a parked car at the library on Euclid Avenue taking photos of children on the playground. Officers were unable to locate.

2:43 p.m. - Disturbance: Someone called to report a man on Roosevelt Avenue was sitting on the curb drinking a beer and yelling at young children that pass by. 

3:07 p.m. - Disturbance: A parent called to report second-hand seeing juveniles in the skatepark on Nevada Street and Madison Avenue were smoking marijuana and throwing knives at trees. Officers were unable to locate.

5:11 p.m. - Disturbance/Indecent Exposure: Occured at El Camino Real and brewster Avenue. Someone reported a white male with a beard wearing a tan jacket was urinating in public and exposing himself. The man was cited.

11:29 p.m. - Battery: Occured at El Camino Real and Roosevelt. Reporting party said he was assaulted by unknown subjects, causing a laceration to his lower lip, around 9:30 p.m. Person did not wish to seek prosecution.


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