Interactive Crime Blotter, Monday, April 25 to Thursday, April 28: Teen Cited, Released, on Extortion, Petty Theft, Possessing Stolen Property, and Obstructing Officer Charges

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


7:37 a.m., , East Hillsdale Boulevard: A 60-year-old was kicked out of the supermarket and not allowed to return after he started harassing employees.

9:29 a.m., Celestial Lane: An unknown woman, roughly 50-years-old claiming to be house cleaner entered a house, but did not have any cleaning supplies. Police later determined that she was at the wrong residence.

2:05 p.m., Shell Boulevard: A front counter person told police that several people were hanging around a car in the parking lot near the mini-mart. They were gone when police arrived.

2:55 p.m., Beach Park and Edgewater Boulevards: Marcbernie Costales, 28, a Foster City resident, was cited and released for driving with a suspended or revoked license.

3:47 p.m., Bridgeport Lane: A man called police to report that his two adult daughters were fighting in his home. Police contacted the the family and one daughter had already left. The other daughter said the argument was verbal only.

7:59 p.m., Meridian Bay Lane: A resident called police to report that his neighbor has been playing loud music, with a subwoofer, for about a week, which is creating a disturbance.


1 a.m., , Triton Drive: A worker in the restaurant told police that a heavyset man, in his 30s, seemed intoxicated and was walking the area aimlessly. Police contacted the man, who was not drunk, and was simply walking home.

1:15 a.m., Corsica Lane: A man told police that his ex-girlfriend scratched him on his mouth and then left. He said he did not know where he went. Police contacted both people and observed no injuries or bruises on either of them. Both gave inconsistent statements, according to police.

8:43 p.m., , Shell Boulevard: A teen stole a cell phone from another juvenile at the skate park and then demanded payment in return. Police later cited and released the teen on suspicion of extortion, possession of stolen property, petty theft and obstructing a police officer.

9:54 p.m., Swordfish: A resident found large brown dog running loose in the area. Police notified animal control.


9:11 a.m., Grebe Street and Marlin Avenue: Police towed and impounded a car that had five outstanding parking tickets.

2:40 p.m., LIncoln Center Drive: A front counter person told police that a computer repairman picked up a computer for service and has not returned it.

3:12 p.m., Balclutha Drive: A mother was refusing to drop off her child to meet her father at a previously agreed time. Police contacted both parties, who agreed to exchange the child on Wednesday and Saturday mornings at the library.

5:09 p.m., Foster City and Metro Center Boulevards: Someone came to the police station front counter to report that an unknown suspect thre a tire iron at him and his car while stopped at a traffic light, likely due to road rage. The suspect was driving a gardening truck.

11:48 p.m., Windsurfer Park, East Third Avenue: Police cited and released Lovely J. Finau, 22, a San Mateo resident, on a notice to appear for an outstanding $5,000 warrant out of San Bernadino County involving driving without a license.


1:43 a.m., Rock Harbor Lane: Police assisted the fire department with a carbon monoxide detector activation.

8:21 a.m., Promotory Point Lane: A woman told police that she suspected her son's medical marijuana card was a forgery.

10:28 a.m., Chess Drive: A woman got into an argument with a gardener who was blowing leaves onto her car.

12:26 p.m., Triton Drive: An unknown suspect, or suspects, broke into a commercial building sometime between April 19 and April 26, possibly using screwdrivers to pry open doors. Five were tampered with, or forced open, and two offices were ransacked. Nothing was taken, however.

5:42 p.m., Hudson Bay: Someone reported a man wearing camouflage was knocking on doors. He was last seen driving onto Chesapeake. Police contacted the man, who turned out to be a landscaper trying to create business.


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