Crime Bulletin – February 2021

Posted on April 2, 2021


Crimes Investigated

Vehicle Burglary

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

Stolen Vehicle

During the month of February, there were five (5) vehicles reported stolen or embezzled.  Two stolen vehicles were recovered by Colma Officers during the month.


During the month of February, the Colma Police Department received thirty-seven (37) reports of theft related crimes and made ten (10) arrests ranging from petty theft, grand theft, shoplifting, identity theft and burglary.

Towed Vehicles

During the month of February, there were six (6) vehicles towed for violations ranging from arrested suspects, expired registration over six months, and abandoned vehicles.


During the month of February, patrol officers made a total of twenty-four (24) arrests for drug and alcohol related charges, which included two (2) arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

Robbery with Assault by Organized Retail Theft Crew

On 2/20/21, Colma Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Colma Boulevard to the report of a robbery that had occurred. Three suspects stole thousands of dollars in merchandise and while fleeing the scene. The victim attempted to recover some of the stolen property when one of the suspects struck the victim in the face in order to flee. The three suspects then fled in a vehicle driven by a fourth suspect. The suspects fled the scene prior to police arrival. Further investigation determined that the suspects were involved in other robberies and thefts throughout the Bay Area.

On 2/23/21, Colma Detectives were alerted to a theft that had just occurred within San Mateo County with the same suspects being located in San Francisco County. Colma Detectives coordinated further investigation with other Bay Area agencies and the suspects were booked into jail.

Attempted Robbery with Assault with Great Bodily Injury

On 2/20/21, Colma Police were dispatched to the 4900 block of Junipero Serra Boulevard to the report of an assault. When officers arrived, they determined that an attempted robbery had occurred with the unknown suspect assaulting the victim after being caught attempting to steal their personal property. The suspect fled prior to police arrival. The victim was transported to the hospital for further medical evaluation. The investigation is ongoing.

Pursuit and Assault on a Police Officer

On 2/23/21, a citizen drove to the police department to report being followed by another vehicle. While police were investigating the incident, an officer located the suspicious vehicle and attempted to conduct a vehicle stop for a traffic violation. The vehicle failed to stop, and a short, slow speed pursuit ensued. The vehicle came to a stop on the 1600 block of Hillside Boulevard. The suspect was uncooperative and would not speak with officers. The suspect then reversed her vehicle in an attempt to flee, hitting an officer. The suspect was determined to be having a mental health crisis and additional medical resources were requested to the scene. The suspect was arrested without further incident then released at the scene and transported to the hospital for emergency psychiatric services. The officer was transported to the hospital for treatment and released.

County-Wide Efforts

There were no County Wide events in February.

Community Events

  • 02/09/21, Colma PD Blood Drive
  • 02/10/21, Council Meeting via Zoom
  • 02/17/21, Birthday Party Drive By 400 block C Street

February Statistics

Arrests 51
Reports Taken 111
Traffic Citations 37
Parking Citations 242
Automobile Collisions 4


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