Crime Bulletin – February 2020

Posted on April 1, 2020


Crimes Investigated

Vehicle Burglary

During the month of February, there were four (4) reports of vehicles being burglarized.

Stolen Vehicle

During the month of February, there was one (1) report of a vehicle reported stolen or embezzled.  Two stolen vehicles were recovered by Colma Officers during the month.

Thefts

During the month of February, the Colma Police Department received twenty-two (22) 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 eighteen (18) vehicles towed for violations ranging from arrested suspects, expired registration over six months, and abandoned vehicles.

Alcohol/Drugs

During the month of February, patrol officers made a total of eighteen (18) arrests for drug and alcohol related charges, which included four (4) arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

Possession of Controlled Substance/Resisting Arrest

On 2/3/20 at 1424 hours, a female driver (known to be on searchable probation) was stopped while inside of her vehicle, on the 200 block of Colma Boulevard, to conduct a probation search. The female refused multiple times to exit the vehicle and fought against the Officers as they attempted to remove her from the vehicle.  After a short struggle with Colma Police Officers, the suspect was taken into custody and found to be in possession of methamphetamine.  A probation violation hold was placed on the suspect and she was transported to the county jail.

Burglary/Grand Theft/Vehicle Pursuit/Failure to Yield

On 2/19/20 at approximately 1958 hours, a grab and run type theft, where 5 male suspects stole merchandise from a store in the commercial business district on the 100 block of Colma Blvd.  The suspects fled the area in a black Nissan which was determined to be a rental vehicle.  Colma Police Officers located the vehicle and engaged in a pursuit of the vehicle before the pursuit was cancelled for public safety concerns, as the vehicle was driving with disregard (100mph+) for the public.  Further investigation revealed who had rented the vehicle in Oakland.  The renter was identified via photo lineup by witnesses at the scene of the crime as one of the suspects who stole from the business.  Total loss from the theft was $17,078.31.  The case has been sent to the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office for the issuance of an arrest warrant.

County-Wide Efforts

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

Sergeant Guerrero and Community Service Officer Breaux were sworn in on 02/26/20.

Community Events

  • 02/02/20, Colma Super Bowl Party
  • 02/08/20, Colma Fire Department Crab Feed
  • 02/13/20, City Council Special Meeting – State of the City Address Mayor Goodwin
  • 02/13/20, Coffee with the Vets
  • 02/19/20, Senior Luncheon
  • 02/25/20, Youth Outreach Program
  • 02/26/20, Council Meeting/Sergeant Guerrero and CSO Breaux Swearing in
  • 02/28/20, TR Pollicita Career Day

February Statistics

Arrests42
Reports Taken90
Traffic Citations75
Parking Citations231
Automobile Collisions3

 

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