Crime Bulletin — June 2019

Posted on August 1, 2019


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Crimes Investigated

Vehicle Burglary

During the month of June, there were two (2) reports of vehicles being burglarized within the Town of Colma.

Stolen Vehicle

During the month of June, there were two (2) reports of vehicles being stolen.  Both vehicles were recovered in San Francisco.

Thefts

During the month of June, the Colma Police Department received twenty-four (24) reports of theft related crimes and made ten (10) arrests ranging from shoplifting, petty theft, grand theft, and identity theft.

Towed Vehicles

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

Alcohol/Drugs

During the month of June, patrol officers made a total of twenty-two (22) arrests for drug and alcohol related charges, which included four (4) arrests for driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

Commercial Burglary

On 06/12/19 at approximately 1:39 AM, an unknown male suspect gained entry into a locked area of the business on the 5000 block Junipero Serra Boulevard. The alarm system alerted Colma Police of the intruder and a perimeter was set up with assistance from neighboring Police agencies.  Further investigation revealed that the suspect gained access through the roof of the business and also made a quick exit through the roof and was not located.  The investigation is ongoing.

Multiple Vehicle Thefts

On 06/13/19 and 06/24/19, vehicles were reported stolen from the 400 block of Serramonte Boulevard.  Both vehicles were recovered in San Francisco within blocks of each other.  Further investigation revealed that three other vehicles were reported stolen from the same area and recovered in close proximity in San Francisco within the last four months.  Colma Police Detectives are conducting further investigations into these crimes.

Domestic Violence Arrest

On 06/22/19 at approximately 12:44 AM, Colma Police Officers responded to the 400 block of C Street on a report of two females involved in a disturbance in the street where one of the females may have been punched.  When Officers arrived, they located two intoxicated females who were uncooperative with the Officers.  Further investigation revealed that the two were in a dating relationship and after arguing on a BART ride from SF to Colma, the suspect hit the victim several times in the head and face with her hand.  There were noticeable injuries on the victim’s face.  The suspect was arrested and booked into San Mateo County Jail on Domestic Abuse charges.

County-Wide Efforts

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

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

Chief Stratton, Officer Guerrero and Officer Mendoza all participated/ran in the Special Olympics Torch Run.

Community Events

  • 06/01/19, Molloy’s Chili Cook-off
  • 06/01/19, Kops and Kids – Sea Bowl, Pacifica
  • 06/12/19, Council Meeting
  • 06/14/19, Special Olympics Torch Run
  • 06/19/19, Senior Luncheon
  • 06/24/19, Youth Outreach Program – SF Giants Game
  • 06/26/19, Council Meeting

June Statistics

Arrests53
Reports Taken104
Traffic Citations76
Parking Citations304
Automobile Collisions4

 

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