Crime Bulletin – June 2017

Posted on August 2, 2017


Crimes Investigated

Vehicle Burglary

During the month of June, there were two (2) reports of vehicles being burglarized within the shopping center parking lots.

Stolen Vehicle

During the month of June, one vehicle was reported stolen.


During the month of June, patrol officers made a total of thirty (30) arrests for drug and alcohol related charges, which included three (3) arrests for driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.


On 6/12/17 at approximately 1516 hours, Colma Police responded to the 5000 block of Junipero Serra Boulevard to the report of a robbery that had just occurred. When officers arrived at the scene, they made contact with the victims. Officers determined that a suspect concealed store merchandise and was attempting to exit without paying for the merchandise when the victims, loss prevention officers, attempted to make an apprehension. When they attempted to apprehend the suspect, she brandished pepper spray and threatened to spray the victims. The suspect was then able to flee and remains at large.

Storage Locker Burglaries

On 6/17/17 at approximately 1115 hours, Colma Police responded to the 3600 block of Junipero Serra Boulevard to the report of a burglary of a storage locker. The officer made contact with the victim and witness and determined that multiple storage lockers in the same block had been burglarized. After further investigation, patrol officers identified the suspect and made an arrest. On 6/24/17, the suspect was arrested and booked into San Mateo County Jail for burglary, grand theft, vandalism, and additional drug and weapon charges.

Since the suspect’s arrest, additional storage lockers have been identified as being burglarized and are believed to be associated. The case was forwarded to the Detective Bureau and additional investigation is being conducted.

Suspicious Vehicle and Recovered Stolen Gun

On 6/24/17 at approximately 2038 hours, a Colma Police officer located a male subject that appeared to be sleeping inside of his vehicle which was parked in the 5000 block of Junipero Serra Boulevard. Upon contact, the officer observed drug paraphernalia lying in the center console. Further investigation determined the male was on searchable probation. During a search of the suspect and vehicle, the officer located a loaded firearm and additional drugs. The firearm, a Sig Sauer .40 caliber, was determined to be stolen out of Contra Costa County. The suspect was arrested and booked into the San Mateo County Jail for multiple weapons and narcotics violations.


Colma Police Department is Hiring

The Police Department currently recruiting for a Lateral Police Officer and an As-Needed Police Dispatcher.  For more information and deadlines, please see the Town’s website.


County-Wide Efforts

Officer Alvarado completed his summer deployment with the San Mateo County Gang Task Force.

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

Community Events

  • 6/2/17, Susan B. Anthony Class Tour
  • 6/4/17, Molloy’s Chili Cook-Off
  • 6/14/17, Senior Luncheon
  • 6/14/17, Council Meeting
  • 6/16/17, Special Olympics Torch Run
  • 6/17/17, Kops and Kids
  • 6/21/17, Creekside Villas Senior Luncheon
  • 6/21/17, Peninsula Reflections Luncheon
  • 6/28/17, Council Meeting

June Statistics

Arrests 77
Reports Taken 150
Traffic Citations 46
Parking Citations 113
Automobile Collisions 12


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