Crime Blotter Monday, May 10 to Sunday, May 15: Woman Spots Prowler, Son Attacks Mom

Scroll over pins on the map to the right to see where crime is happening Foster City.


7:20 a.m., : An unknown person spray-painted a cement wall, causing roughly $100 in damages.

10:25 a.m., Biscayane Avenue: A woman though she heard someone walking on her rough and then thought she saw a shadow. She then watched a white truck leave the neighborhood.

1:50 p.m., Rock Harbor Lane: A man set down his briefcase, containing company credit cards and company identification, near his car and then someone stole it.

6:04 p.m., Marina Point, Beach Park Boulevard: Someone reportedly saw a "dark-skinned" man pointing what appeared to be handgun at the trees. Police could not find the man.

9:15 p.m., Halibut and Beach Park Boulevard: A woman reported a large truck that she thought was a traffic hazard because of how it was parked. Officers later determined it was parked legally.


8:12 p.m., Arcturus Circle: Someone reported that a man was sitting on a curb, holding his head in his hands. Police later determined he was a painter on break from a nearby work site.

4:21 p.m., Halibut Street: A woman asked police to check on her home after her keys were stolen in during a car burglary in Menlo Park.

4:28 p.m., Nimitz Lane: A woman called police to report that her son pushed her down and hurt her arm and she wants police to removed him. 



8:42 a.m., Foster City Boulevard: Police located two juveniles who were cutting school.

2:51 p.m., Sea Spray Lane: A dog that was off its leash attacked another dog.

4:50 p.m., Sea Spray Lane: A man reportedly punched his girlfriend's son in the face and then kicked him. The son was able to pepper spray the man and then barricade himself in his room, where he called police.

6:26 p.m., Triton and Pilgrim Drives: A shuttle driver hit a black SUV, damaging the left front tire and rim, and then fled the scene.

10:09 p.m., Bodega: Someone reported seeing a woman screaming very loudly at a man. Both were in a black Volkswagen. Police contacted them and determined it was only a verbal argument.

10:54 p.m., , Shell Boulevard: Police arrested Chad Skelton, 44, a Redwood City resident, on suspicion of drunken driving and then taken to First Chance.


9:07 a.m., Edgewater and East Hillsdale Boulevards: A group of seven cyclists were riding in a large group in the right lane, causing a traffic hazard.

1:04 p.m., Stilt Court: An unknown person shot a bb gun at a man's car and the pellet bounced off and hit his leg. He told police the shot likely came from his next-door neighbors.

1:28 p.m., Foster City Boulevard and Chess Drive: Three drivers got into an accident, but no one was injured.

4:58 p.m., East Hillsdale Boulevard and Altair Avenue: Police cited Fernando Perez-Martinez, 45, a Redwood City resident, on suspicion of driving without a license.

5:22 p.m., Catamaran: An unknown suspect smashed a car window and stole a Macbook Pro laptop, a GPS system, radar detector, clothing and some gift cards.

11:07 p.m., Nottingham Lane: Someone called police after hearing a door shutting upstairs and an object falling in the upstairs bathroom. Police did a walk through and found nothing suspicious.


12:45 a.m., Gateway Drive, San Mateo: Police arrested Marisela Montes, 34, a San Jose resident, on suspicion of drunken driving.

7:43 a.m., Foster City and Metro Center Boulevards: Luis Vargas, 39, a Fairfield resident, was cited and released for driving without a license.

4:31 p.m., , East Hillsdale Boulevard: Police monitored a child exchange between two parents.

9:07 p.m., East Hillsdale Boulevard: A woman told police that her ex-husband, who was supposed to help her move from Palo Alto to Foster City, might be missing because she could not get  hold of him and he has disconnected his phone.

10:19 p.m., , Foster City Boulevard: A resident reported a seemingly suspicious white pick-up truck that was parked near a wood chip pile with its lights turned off. Police contacted the person, who was loading up free compost.

9:15 p.m., Halibut Street and Beach Park Boulevard: A woman reported a large truck that she thought was a traffic hazard because of how it was parked. Officers later determined it was parked legally.


10:50 a.m., Foster City Boulevard: A resident reported loud vibrations coming from an upstairs and failed to make contact with the person. The noises had ceased once police arrived.

6:14 p.m., Swordfish and Marlin Avenue: A man was walking up and down Swordfish, looking into residences, but had left the area once police arrived.

9:55 p.m., , Shell Boulevard: A juvenile started a fire in front of the center on the sidewalk and later taken home by police and remanded into the custody of his parents.

9:32 p.m., Grebe: Someone reported a noisy dog that had been barking for at least 90 minutes. The person then cancel the call while police were en route.

11:50 p.m., , Foster City Boulevard: Someone was playing very loud music and a neighbor called police to complain. The music had stopped when police arrived.


1:32 p.m., Highway 92 and Chess Drive: Lance Broadway, 44, a Modesto resident, was cited and released on suspicion of driving with a suspended or revoked license.

1:24 p.m., Sea Spray Lane: Police arrested Kevin McCormack, 37, a Foster City resident, and booked him into county jail on two warrants and on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia.

2:18 p.m., , Foster City Boulevard: A man was selling things on the gas station premises without their permission. Police contacted the man and he left.

6:10 p.m., Cornwallis Lane: An unknown suspect broke into a home by prying off a screen door. The suspect stole four rings worth roughly $1,000.

7:28 p.m., Beach Park Boulevard: Two people were reportedly in a parked car and engaged in what someone told police seemed to be "inappropriate behavior."

7:50 p.m., , East Hilldale Boulevard: A manager refused to cash a customer's check and the person became irate. Police mediated the situation.


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