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Burlingame Police Log: Suspicious Characters, A DUI and the Family Car Taken Without Permission

The following information was supplied by the Burlingame Police Department, and unless otherwise noted, an arrest does not indicate a conviction. Click the "Keep me posted" button for an alert when we publish this daily report.

This is the crime bulletin for February 10, 2013 from the Burlingame Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.

12:14 a.m.: Police took the time to counsel a juvenile on Murchison who took the family car without permission.

1:17 a.m.: Officers spoke to the man sitting in a parked car on Bay View Place.  The man left after the conversation.

1:59 a.m.: The car that was speeding and honking its horn on El Camino Real near Trousdale was gone when officers arrived to investigate.

2:08 a.m.: Officers arrested a 21-year-old man for drunk driving.  The arrest occurred near Lorton and Peninsula.

3:44 a.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at a bank on El Camino real.

4:12 a.m.: Police were dispatched to the 1000 block of Carolina after receiving a report of a man looking into cars in the area.  Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the man.

9:07 a.m.: Police received a report of an illegally parked vehicle in the 1400 block of Floribunda.  Investigating officers found the car was parked legally on private property.

11:34 a.m.: A man who was found sitting in a parked car behind an office building on Bayshore left the area after speaking to officers.

12:03 p.m.: Officers spoke to the two men who were loitering

in a hotel parking lot on Airport Bl.

12:43 p.m.: A citizen who found something turned it in to police.

1:19 a.m.: Officers cited a man in the 1200 block of Bayshore for driving with a suspended license.

2:09 p.m.: Officers opened an investigation into an act of vandalism that occurred in the 1000 block of Toyon.

2:26 p.m.: Officers were unable to determine what activated an alarm at home on Costa Rica Avenue.

5:28 p.m.: Officers were unable to locate a suspicious vehicle that was reportedly in the vicinity of California and Oak Grove.

7:04 p.m.: Officers spoke to a suspicious man near California and Dufferin.  The man was sent on his way after the conversation.

7:22 p.m.: Officers spoke to two suspicious characters near Airport and Beach.  They were sent on their way.

7:30 p.m.: Police arrested a 49-year-old man in the 1100 block of Airport.  The man had outstanding warrants from San Francisco County.

9:29 p.m.: Police were called to the 600 block of Rollins Road where a man and his ex-girlfriend were having a heated verbal exchange.  Officers managed to convince the ex-girlfriend to go home.

11:06 p.m.: Police talked to a woman who was creating a disturbance on Howard.  Officers managed to get her into a cab.

11:43 p.m.: A smoke alarm was activated at a home on Los Altos Drive.  When the home was checked there appeared to be neither smoke nor fire.

Editor’s Note:  Sometimes you might find items in the police log that seem humorous but please remember, the men and women whose job it is to protect us rarely find it funny when they are approaching a drunk person or a building where the alarm is going off.

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