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Burlingame Police Log: Suspicious People Disappear, Custody Dispute Resolved and Burglar Alarms but no Burglars

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 January 14, 2013 from the Burlingame Police Department. Click the "Keep me posted" button below for an alert when we publish this report.

2:37 a.m.: Officers were asked to check on someone in the 200 block of Myrtle Road who reportedly threatened to commit suicide.  The person was fine.

4:55 a.m.: Officers did a welfare check in the 1800 bock of El Camino Real.  The person was in a wheel chair and required no assistance.  Later in the morning, officers asked if the person wanted any social services.  The person in the wheelchair declined that help as well.

7:48 a.m.: After a dog was hit by a car in the 1400 block of Floribunda, officers located the dog’s owner who took the hound to the vet.

9:26 a.m.: Officers were dispatched to a home in the 1200 block of Edgehill Drive where a burglar alarm was activated.  The home was found to be secure.

10:29 a.m.: Officers recovered a stolen car in the 1800 block of Bayshore Highway.

11:56 a.m.: Officers helped resolve a situation in the 1100 block of El Camino Real.  Apparently there were some construction vehicles blocking a driveway.

1:13 pm.: Officers were able to locate the owner of a car that was allegedly involved in a hit and run incident earlier in the day in San Mateo.  The car and owner were located in the 700 block of Lexington Way.

1:49 p.m.: Police spoke to the suspicious character spotted at the corner of Burlingame Ave. and Murchison Drive.  After speaking to officers the man moved on.

2:30 p.m.: The guy using the leaf blower on East Carol Avenue was introduced to the city’s leaf blower restrictions.

3:47 p.m.: Officers found nothing amiss at a home in the 2300 block of Hale Drive where a burglar alarm was somehow activated.

4:46 p.m.: Officers responding to a silent alarm at a home in the 1400 block of Oak Grove Ave found the home owner suffering from an un-named medical condition.  They turned the case over to medical personnel.

4:58 p.m.: Some bicycles were stolen from the backyard of a home in the 200 block of Peninsula Ave.

5:13 pm.: Those three suspicious people reported in a car in the 1500 block of Alturas Drive were gone when officers arrived to investigate.  The car was still there.

6:47 p.m.: A citizen in the 700 block of Airport Bl. turned in some narcotics for destruction.

7:57 p.m.: Officers were called in to mediate a custody dispute involving a child.  The dispute and mediation were successfully resolved in the 1100 block of Trousdale Avenue.

8:05 p.m.: A resident in the 1000 block of Rollins Road alerted police to be on the lookout for a lost dog.

8:51 p.m.: A resident on Hillside Drive asked police to check on a friend who hadn’t been seen in several days.  Officers investigated and determined the person hadn’t been seen because they were out of town.

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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