Some things that make the police reports, especially in safe towns, can be funny be read. Here are some excerpts from the "Police Beat" column of the San Mateo Daily News for Thursday, November 1, 2007.
- Let's Call The Whole Thing Off: Around 1 p.m. Tuesday, a girl called [the] police from El Camino Real in Millbrae to report her ex-boyfriend keeps calling and threatening to tell her parents things, "they don't need to know." The ex-boyfriend told police she's the one who won't stop calling, and he doesn't even have her number. Both were told to stop calling each other.
- Millbrae, Monday, Magnolia Avenue, 9:25 p.m.: Police checked on the driver of a car that had been parked in the same spot for a while. It turned out the driver was "thinking about life in general."
- Foster City, Tuesday, Lyme Lane, 9:42 a.m.: A man called 911 asking for his daughter. It was determined to be a misdial.
- Burlingame, Tuesday, 1100 block of Trousdale Drive, 9:39 a.m.: A resident reported his vehicle missing after leaving it parked with the keys in the ignition.
- Burlingame, Tuesday, 1500 block of Floribunda Avenue, 10:@5 a.m.: An unknown male called a resident and told her she had won $200,000 and that he would bring it to her.
- Burlingame, Tuesday, 1000 block of Burlingame Avenue, 3:03 p.m.: Someone reported two women behind the tennis courts possibly engaging in sexual activity. Police determined they weren't doing anything out of the ordinary.