Crime Bulletin — February 2018

Posted on April 2, 2018


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Crimes Investigated

Vehicle Burglary

During the month of February, there were two (2) reports of vehicles being burglarized.

Stolen Vehicle

During the month of February, there were no reports of vehicles being stolen.

Alcohol/Drugs

During the month of February, patrol officers made a total of fourteen (14) arrests for drug and alcohol related charges, which included two (2) arrests for driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

Grand Theft

On 02/04/18 Colma Police Officers responded to the 1200 block of El Camino Real on a report of a grand theft that had just occurred.  The victim/reporting party advised that three suspects had stolen approximately $2,700.00 worth of merchandise and fled the business in a grey Toyota Camry.  As the suspects were fleeing the business they discarded $1,664.00 worth of the merchandise to avoid apprehension.  The investigation revealed that one suspect had stolen merchandise from the business in the past and was known to law enforcement.  Both cases were submitted to the District Attorney’s Office for the issuance of an arrest warrant on the identified suspect.

Multi-Agency Investigation

On 02/25/18 Colma Police responded to the area Hillside Boulevard and Villa Street to assist the Broadmoor Police Department with a shooting investigation.  Two of the individuals succumbed to their injuries.  A multi-agency investigation involving officers from the Colma Police Department aided in the identification and apprehension of the suspects responsible for the shooting.

Grand Theft Crew

On multiple dates dating back to January of 2018, male suspects stole merchandise from multiple stores in Colma.  The suspects had stolen similar merchandise from other businesses  in Northern California and were being investigated.  Through a coordinated law enforcement effort, the suspects have been identified and were apprehended.  They are awaiting criminal prosecution in multiple jurisdictions.

County-Wide Efforts

Officer Mendoza participated in one San Mateo County Saturation Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) detail.

Community Events

  • 02/10/18, Crab Feed
  • 02/14/18, Senior Luncheon
  • 02/21/18, Are You Ready Disaster Preparation Seminar
  • 02/23/18, Networking Breakfast @ Community Center

 

February Statistics

Arrests 48
Reports Taken 103
Traffic Citations 57
Parking Citations 63
Automobile Collisions 4

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