Interactive Crime Blotter, Friday, March 25 to Sunday, March 27: Thieves Make Off With Scrap Metal

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9:09 a.m., East Hillsdale and Bridgewater Boulevard: Someone reported what they though was a lost backpack on the center median. It belonged to man trimming vegetation.

12:57 p.m., , Shell Boulevard: Police stopped someone one a bicycle and warned about an unknown traffic violation.

3:10 p.m., Rickover Lane: A resident came to the police station to report $212.50 in fraudulent charges on a credit card.

5:39 p.m., East Hillsdale Boulevard: A woman, likely 35-years-old, with gold teeth and wearing multi-colored scarf, was panhandling with her 6-year-old daughter. Described by the reporting party as a "gypsy," the woman was gone when police arrived. 

7:53 p.m., Vintage Park Drive: Police cited and released Timothy Gensel, 49, an Alturas resident, on suspicion of driving with a suspended or revoked license.

9:04 p.m., , Bounty Drive: Some juveniles were apparently being loud by the swimming pool and the person thought they might be drinking. That was not the case, and the kids told police they were planning to head home soon.


5:36 a.m., Scorpio Lane: Police mediated a case between a taxi driver and a customer over payment of the fare.

9:10 a.m., Triton Drive: Someone saw two men loading metal scraps from a construction into a white pick-up truck with a whit camper shell on it. The person also noticed the site's fence had a hole in it that apparently was not there before. The two were gone when police arrived.

12:45 p.m., on Shell Boulevard: Someone reportedly set up a signature collecting booth on the sidewalk that was blocking pedestrians. The person moved the booth at police urging.

7:20 p.m., Admiralty Lane: A woman learned through her neighbor that her two daughters, 12 and 16 years old, who were supposed to be home alone, are actually "entertaining" some teenage boys. Police made contact and released the boys to their parents.


12:45 a.m., Barkentine: An unknown suspect stole a set of silver and chrome rims, values at roughly $4,000, from a car the night before.

9:09 a.m., East Hillsdale and Bridgewater Boulevard: Police arrested Chandra Challa, 37, a Foster City resident, on suspicion of drunken driving. Police took her to a First Chance facility.

1:35 a.m., Beach Park and Shell Boulevards: Police cited and released a juvenile on suspicion of driving without a license after being involved in a non-injury car accident that put one car on its side. Police released the juvenile to parents on scene.

2:43 p.m., Twin Bridges, East Hillsdale Boulevard: Someone ran out of gas and the car became a traffic hazard. Police contacted a service to move the car.

7:37 p.m., Highway 92: Police arrested Victor Zepada-Duran, 35, a Redwood City resident, on an outside warrant and transported him to county jail.

All reports and information according to the Foster City Police Department.


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