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Week in Crime: Porch Thief Strikes

The following information was supplied by the Palo Alto Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.

Friday

1:17 a.m., 300 Pasteur Drive: Police cited a 40-year-old East Palo Alto woman on suspicion of drunken driving.

8:23 a.m., 765 San Antonio Road: An unknown suspect smashed a car window and stole several items.

1:45 p.m., Stanford Shopping Center, 180 El Camino Real: Police arrested and booked Karla Gabriela Medina, 22, and Mayra Alejandra Barriga, 21, both Redwood City residents, on suspicion of felony burglary and shoplifting charges. 

11:02 p.m., Unknown Location, El Camino Real: Police arrested an 18-year-old Palo Alto man on suspicion of drunken driving.

Saturday

12:04 a.m., 600 block of Bryant Street: Police issued someone a notice to appear in court on an outside warrant.

3:20 a.m., 765 San Antonio Road: Police arrested a 30-year-old Palo Alto man on the charge of being drunk in public.

6 p.m., Stanford Shopping Center, 180 El Camino Real: Police arrested Lupe F. Mercado, 37, a San Francisco resident, on the felony charge of shoplifting with a prior conviction.

11:39 p.m., 420 Florence Street: An unknown suspect stole white 1988 Nissan truck, with the license plate #3B43883.

Sunday

12:45 a.m., 300 block of Waverley Street: Police cited a 20-year-old woman for driving with a suspended or revoked license.

8:50 p.m., U.S. Highway 101 and Oregon Expressway: Police cited a 27-year-old man for driving with suspended or revoked license.

12:37 a.m., 300 University Avenue: An unknown suspect smashed a car window and stole several items.

Monday

8:55 a.m., 4216 El Camino Real: An unknown suspect embezzled a car from a company.

4:54 a.m., 2200 East Bayshore: Someone saw an unknown person, possibly a burglary suspect, leaving a commercial building carrying an unknown object.

3:40 p.m., 2775 Embarcadero Road: Police cited a 33-year-old Vallejo man on the charge of reckless driving.

11:20 p.m., Unknown Location, Second Street: Someone reported a case of possible battery and family violence.

Tuesday

8:32 a.m., 449 Seneca Street: An unknown suspect smashed a car window and stole several items.

1:07 p.m., 4250 El Camino Real: An unknown suspect stole someone's identity and made fraudulent financial transactions.

3:59 p.m., 340 Portage Avenue: Police arrested Jason Matthew Klauser, 37, a San Jose resident, on suspicion of felony burglary and shoplifting charges. 

9:57 p.m., 800 block of University Avenue: Police cited a 21-year-old Redwood City woman for driving with a suspended or revoked license. During the same traffic stop, they also arrested and booked a 20-year-old Santa Clara man on an outside warrant.

10:07 p.m., 260 California Avenue: Police arrested and booked a 39-year-old Mountain View man on an outside warrant.

Wednesday

10:13 a.m., 733 Encina Avenue: Police arrested a 54-year-old Palo Alto man on the charge of being drunk in public.

3:13 p.m., Unknown Location, San Antonio Road: Someone reported possible abuse of a dependent adult.

7 p.m., 1941 Tasso Street: An unknown suspect stole items from a front porch.

For questions about this blotter, email aarons@patch.com.

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