Police Blotter


This report covers a selection of incidents from July 27 to Aug. 2 as recorded in the Stanford University Department of Public Safety bulletin.

During this period, several petty thefts were committed.

Wednesday, July 27

Between 8:00 a.m. July 26 and 8:00 a.m. this day, a residential rear bedroom window at a Santa Teresa Street residence was broken by unknown means. No entry was made into the house, and there was no other damage.

Between 7:45 a.m. and 9:30 p.m., a bike was stolen outside the James H. Clark Center.

At 4:45 p.m., a man was cited and released for driving unlicensed.

Between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., a cable-locked bike was stolen from a bike rack on Welch Road.

Friday, July 29

At 10:00 a.m., a man on Lagunita Drive was transported to the San Jose Main Jail and booked for driving under the influence in a stolen vehicle.

At 5:55 p.m., it was discovered that a broken sprinkler head had caused a flood in Room 68 of the basement of the Gordon and Betty Moore Materials Research Building. No injuries were reported.

Sunday, July 31

Between July 30 and this day, an unknown suspect stole two bikes from the bike racks on Nathan Abbott Way.

Monday, Aug. 1

Between 6:00 p.m. on July 29 and 9:30 a.m. this day, an unknown suspect stole a wheel from a bike located in Abrams Court.

At 8:30 a.m., a vehicle was towed from Buckeye Lane and stored for having five delinquent parking citations.

Between 2:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m., an unknown suspect stole a training sled and skateboard from a common hallway in Munger Graduate Residence Building 3.

At 3:55 p.m., a juvenile was cited and released for petty theft at the Stanford Bookstore.

Tuesday, Aug. 2

Between 7:00 p.m. and 7:35 p.m., a victim’s purse, handbags and jewelry were stolen from her locked vehicle located outside Nixon Elementary School.

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