Crime Bulletin – November 2020

Posted on January 4, 2021


Crimes Investigated

Vehicle Burglary

During the month of November, there were zero (0) reports of vehicles being burglarized in the Town of Colma.

Stolen Vehicle

During the month of November three (3) vehicles were reported stolen and three (3) stolen vehicles were recovered by Colma Police Officers.


During the month of November, the Colma Police Department received eighteen (18) reports of theft related crimes and made three (3) arrests ranging from petty theft, grand theft, shoplifting, identity theft, and burglary.

Towed Vehicles

During the month of November, there were five (5) vehicles towed for violations ranging from arrested suspects, expired vehicle registration over six months, and abandoned vehicles.


During the month of November, patrol officers made a total of eleven (11) arrests for drug and alcohol related charges, which included one (1) arrest for driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.

Funeral Detail/Discharging a Firearm by a Felon

On 11/10/20, Colma Police Officers along with local, state, and federal Law Enforcement Agencies were involved in a high profile, homicide related, funeral detail in the Town of Colma.  As the funeral possession passed the intersection of El Camino Real at Mission Road, a male suspect was observed by Officers, sitting outside the passenger side door window frame of a black Dodge, firing multiple rounds from a handgun into the air, with complete disregard for public safety. This investigation is ongoing, and any witnesses are encouraged to contact the Colma Police Department.

Attempted Robbery/Battery on Person

On 11/14/20 at approximately 12:53 pm, two (2) suspects exited a vehicle at Clark Avenue and “C” Street and assaulted a juvenile male as he was walking on Clark Avenue.  The Hispanic male adults attempted to take the victim’s cellular device as they were punching him in the head and face while yelling out gang related words.  The victim fought back and was able to retain his cellular device.  The victim told Officers that the suspects entered a silver colored late model Mercedes Benz and drove away. Any witnesses are encouraged to contact the Colma Police Department.

County-Wide Efforts

Officer Mckenna participated in the one-week maintenance phase for the San Mateo County Gang Task Force (GTF) detail.

Community Events

  • 11/06/20, Special Olympics Torch Run
  • 11/12/20, Council Meeting via Zoom
  • 11/16/20, Chief Munsey’s Swearing-In Ceremony

November Statistics

Arrests 31
Reports Taken 83
Traffic Citations 52
Parking Citations 195
Automobile Collisions 8


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