Excerpts, News and Reaction, Photo-a-Day, Sundry

Atherton Police Blotter

The Police Blotter for Atherton, CA

Beware the Shadow

Admittedly, not much of a photo. But here’s a shot from this morning’s local free paper. I always like to see what sort of petty crimes have made the Atherton Police Blotter. (Atherton is where we keep our rich people, sealed off in walled compounds.)

Read More

Categories: Excerpts, News and Reaction, Photo-a-Day, Sundry

  • Heh, I used to read this police blotter religiously, for the same reason. My favorite past Atherton crime report was someone who called in to report a “suspicious white Lexus” parked outside her Atherton home. The police investigated and the car belonged to, I think, her gardener or housecleaner.

    On the really exciting days, sometimes bicycles are improperly locked to jungle gyms in parks, and construction noise begins too early.

  • Shanmolly

    Oh please, if you would be so kind…share more of those sweet little police blotter posts.  We used to play a game where you had to guess which town such-n-such happened and it would always be so much fun to hear about the silly things people report in areas like Atherton.  As hilarious as those are, the ones in *other* parts of the BA that are tragic are equally disturbing.  Some of my all-time favorites from the past (in Atherton) include, a strange car parked out in front of someones house was reported only to be discovered that the daughter of the residence was visiting from college.  Another winner is, a man who was standing on a street corner waving at cars, of course he was dubbed the “weird waver”, and the greatest of all was about someone who thought that there were *intruders* (I am being polite for the sake of being politically correct), that were supposedly living in their backyard under a tarp.  When the tarp was lifted, they found only garden tools.  I just love it!  Heaven forbid something terrible does happen tho.  I live in AZ now and I miss the SF BA police blotters!