A resident of an apartment complex on the 1600 block of Sand Hill Road in Palo Alto reported being followed by a man in his 20s, who was about 6 feet 3 inches and 200 pounds. She reported the incident about 10 a.m. May 25.
LOST PROPERTY A person on the 700 block of Alma Street called police about 1:15 p.m. May 24 to report lost ChapStick.
STOLEN VEHICLE A light blue 1990 Toyota Camry was reported stolen on the 1200 block of Middlefield Road about 10:45 a.m. May 23.
FOUND PROPERTY A person turned in more than $150 cash found at Churchill Avenue and Emerson Street about 10 a.m. May 23.
SIMPLE ASSAULT A 12-year-old boy attending a birthday party at Juana Briones Park, 620 Arastradero Road, was cited for shooting at an 11-year-old girl with an Airsoft BB gun about 5:30 p.m. May 21.
STOLEN VEHICLE A black 2005 Nissan Titan pickup with paper license plates was reported stolen on the 2100 block of Old Middlefield Way about 9:15 p.m. last Thursday.
STOLEN VEHICLE Someone stole a 2001 Dukati (license 15S7215) on the 200 block of Polaris Avenue. The theft was reported about 1:15 p.m. last Thursday.
DISTURBANCE About noon last Thursday, two neighbors on the 1100 block of Boranda Avenue got into an argument over which one of them was entitled to a discarded chair.
ARSON Someone set fire to cardboard and a dried wreath on a fence in front of a residence on the 1900 block of Gamel Way. The incident was reported about 1 p.m. May 25.
LEWD CONDUCT ARREST A 30-year-old Mountain View man who allegedly exposed himself to a 3-year-old girl at Mountain View Library on April 6 was arrested after he returned to the library May 24 and was recognized by a staff person. The man was located nearby in Eagle Park and charged with lewd and lascivious acts with a child.
RESIDENTIAL BURGLARY Someone forced open the door to a residence on Church Street and removed a VCR and laundry. The theft was reported about 10:45 p.m. May 22.
GRAND THEFT Someone entered a perimeter fence surrounding a residential construction site on the 800 block of South Springer Road and stole power tools valued at $1,100. The theft was reported about 9:15 a.m. May 23.
PETTY THEFT Someone pried open a locked storage shed at Excel Pool & Patio, 949 Fremont Ave., and stole about five cases of chlorine. The theft was reported about 9 a.m. May 23.
INDECENT EXPOSURE ARRESTS Two men in their 20s were arrested about 6:30 p.m. May 25 for allegedly exposing themselves from a balcony on the 600 block of Oak Grove Avenue.
BURGLARY Jewelry was stolen from a residence on the 200 block of Hedge Road by someone who removed a bedroom screen and entered the residence through an open window. The theft was reported about 4:30 p.m. May 24.
BURGLARY Someone who activated an alarm at a residence on the 600 block of Central Avenue while forcing open the front door was gone when police arrived about 10:30 p.m. May 22.
ROBBERY Two men and a boy allegedly involved in a purse snatching on the 1100 block of Crane Street were arrested nearby in Atherton about 3:15 p.m. May 22 with the purse in their possession.
STOLEN VEHICLE A 1998 Acura was reported stolen on the 1000 block of Forest Avenue about 1:45 p.m. May 22.
BURGLARY Someone entered a residence on the 800 block of Coleman Avenue between 10 p.m. May 20 and 2:30 May 21 and removed video gaming equipment.
SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES About 3 p.m. May 20, a man in a white cargo van on the 1100 block of Elder Avenue appeared to be holding a handgun out the window.
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