Crime Bulletin — February 2019

Posted on April 2, 2019

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Crimes Investigated

Vehicle Burglary

During the month of February, there was one (1) report of a vehicle being burglarized.


During the month of February, the Colma Police Department received twenty (20) reports of theft related crimes and made seven (7) arrests ranging from petty theft, grand theft, shoplifting, identity theft and burglary.

Towed Vehicles

During the month of February, there were nineteen (19) vehicles towed for violations ranging from arrested suspects, expired registration over six months, and abandoned vehicles.

Stolen Vehicle

During the month of February, there were three (3) reports of vehicles reported stolen or embezzled.  One stolen vehicle was recovered by Colma Officers during the month.


During the month of February, patrol officers made a total of twenty (20) arrests for drug and alcohol related charges, which included one (1) arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

Felony Vandalism

On 2/4/19 at 1205 hours, felony vandalism occurred on the 800 block of Serramonte Boulevard. A male suspect attempted to gain entry into several vehicles.  Minutes later the same male, wearing a ski mask covering his face, was observed throwing large rocks at vehicles within the car lot, causing an estimated $2,000 in damage. After a short struggle with Colma Police Officers, the suspect was taken into custody and transported to the county jail.

Domestic Abuse/Assault Upon Person with Force/GBI

On 2/21/19 at approximately 2114 hours, a domestic battery and assault with force to cause great bodily injury occurred in a parking lot near Serramonte Boulevard and Junipero Serra Boulevard. The suspect attempted to strangle the victim and fled the area in a vehicle. The suspect was located by Colma Police Officers, identified as the suspect by witnesses, apprehended, and booked into the San Mateo County Jail.

Grand Theft

On 02/27/19, a male suspect stole merchandise from a store in the commercial business district (unit block of Colma Blvd.) of Colma.  The suspect stole power tools valued at approximately $1200 dollars by removing the security sensors via magnet.  Once the security sensors were removed the suspect exited the store without paying for the merchandise.  The suspect was located outside of the store with the merchandise and the magnet in his possession.  He was arrested and booked into the San Mateo County jail.  The suspect was also on County Probation and a probation hold was placed on him via his Probation Officer not allowing him to be released on bail.

County-Wide Efforts

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

Detective Rosset graduated from Crisis Intervention Training (CIT).

Community Events

  • 02/03/19, Colma Super Bowl Party
  • 02/07/19, CAPE Meeting
  • 02/09/19, Colma Fire Department Crab Feed
  • 02/11/19, City Council Special Meeting – Capital Improvements
  • 02/13/19, Council Meeting
  • 02/21/19, CAPE Meeting
  • 02/21/19, Senior Luncheon
  • 02/27/19, State of the City Address
  • 02/27/19, Council Meeting
  • 02/28/19, Sterling Park Playground Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

February Statistics

Arrests 65
Reports Taken 114
Traffic Citations 135
Parking Citations 163
Automobile Collisions 4


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