Crime Bulletin — June 2018

Posted on August 1, 2018


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Crimes Investigated

Vehicle Burglary

During the month of June, there were no reports of any vehicle’s being burglarized. Three (3) vehicles were reported stolen and one occupied stolen vehicle was recovered.  All three of the vehicles were stolen from businesses.

Thefts

During the month of June, the Colma Police Department received forty-three (43) reports of theft related crimes and made twenty-two (22) arrests ranging from petty theft, grand theft, and embezzlement.

Alcohol/Drugs

During the month of June, patrol officers made a total of seventeen (17) arrests for drug and alcohol related charges, which included one (1) arrest for driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

Stolen Vehicle Recovery

On 06/06/18 at approximately 7:30 PM, a Colma Police Officer observed a truck pulling a man riding a Suzuki motorcycle with rope.  The rider of the motorcycle also was not wearing a safety helmet.  Traffic stop was initiated on both vehicles.  Further investigation revealed one occupant of the truck had an outstanding warrant, the driver had a suspended driver’s license and the rider on the motorcycle could not prove ownership of the motorcycle.  All subjects were ultimately arrested, and the motorcycle was determined to be stolen and recovered.

Possession of Loaded Firearm and Narcotics for Sale

On 06/17/18 at approximately 3:00 AM, a Colma Police Officer conducted a traffic enforcement stop on Serramonte Blvd near Hillside Blvd.  The odor of marijuana from the inside of the vehicle led to a consent search of the vehicle.  The search revealed a loaded firearm under a seat within the driver’s reach, cocaine, and 1000+ Oxycodone pills packaged for sale.  Both subjects inside the vehicle were arrested and transported to jail.  Colma Police Detectives are conducting further investigations into the crimes.

 Fatal Traffic Accident

On 06/29/18 at approximately 1:00 PM, Colma Police Officers responded to the area of Lawndale and Hillside Boulevards on a report of a motorcycle accident with unknown injuries.  When Officers arrived at the intersection that found a solo motorcycle collision and the motorcyclist was gravely injured.  The motorcyclist was transported to San Francisco General Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

County-Wide Efforts

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

Officer Alvarado participated in the San Mateo County Gang Task Force Phase 1, four-week deployment.

Community Events

  • 06/03/18, Molloy’s Chili Cook-off
  • 06/13/18, Council Meeting
  • 06/15/18, Special Olympics Torch Run
  • 06/20/18, Senior Luncheon
  • 06/27/18, Car Dealership Roundtable
  • 06/27/18, Council Meeting
  • 06/28/18, Youth Outreach Program

June Statistics

Arrests 80
Reports Taken 147
Traffic Citations 94
Parking Citations 212
Automobile Collisions 7

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