Crime Bulletin — November 2017

Posted on January 2, 2018


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Crimes Investigated

Vehicle Burglary

During the month of November, there were five (5) reports of vehicles burglarized.

Stolen Vehicle

During the month of November, there were no vehicles reported stolen from Colma.

Alcohol/Drugs

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

Elder Abuse/Identity Theft

On 11/7/17 at approximately 1522 hours, Colma Police Officers responded to the 200 block of Collins Avenue to the report of an identity theft. The reporting party advised that the elderly dependent victim’s wallet was missing, and his credit card had been fraudulently used. Follow up investigation identified the suspect, a care provider for the victim, who was later contacted and admitted to the fraudulent use of the credit card. She was arrested and booked into the San Mateo County Jail.

Auto Burglary/Possession of Stolen Property/Forge Prescriptions

On 11/13/17 at approximately 1326 hours, Colma Police Officers responded to the 5000 block of Junipero Serra Boulevard to the report of a vehicle burglary in progress.  Responding officers located the fleeing suspect vehicle and initiated a vehicle stop. The occupants were detained, and subsequent investigation determined that the vehicle was associated with multiple vehicle burglaries from neighboring cities. A search of the vehicle located stolen property from prior vehicle burglaries, including stolen and forged prescription pads. The suspects were arrested and booked into the San Mateo County Jail.

Elder Abuse/Assault with a Great Bodily Injury

On 11/15/17 at approximately 2250 hours, Colma Police Officers responded the 400 block of E Street to the report of a female screaming for help. When officers arrived, they located the victim who was in need of medical assistance. Investigation at the scene determined that the elderly victim had been pushed by a relative and had fallen, being injured in the process. Colma Fire responded and the victim was transported to a local hospital for further medical observation. The suspect was arrested and booked into the San Mateo County Jail.

County-Wide Efforts

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

Community Events

  • 11/2/17, Below 100 Initiative Dinner, Millbrae
  • 11/8/17, Council Meeting/Employee Appreciation
  • 11/11/17, TR Politica Ribbon Cutting Celebration
  • 11/15/17, Carmax Ribbon Cutting Celebration
  • 11/15/17, Senior Luncheon
  • 11/17/17, Colma-Daly City Chamber of Commerce Turkey Bowl
  • 11/22/17, Council Meeting

November Statistics

Arrests70
Reports Taken139
Traffic Citations64
Parking Citations138
Automobile Collisions5

 

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