crime in Menlo Park

Burglary suspect who targeted small restaurants and cafes arrested by MPPD

Between November 2014 and February 2015, several businesses, including Café Zoe, Jan’s Deli, Menlo BBQ, Galata Bistro, Mardini’s, and Cool Cafe were burglarized. The suspect would enter the businesses by either forcing the door or smashing a window and take whatever was left in the cash register. Video surveillance of a possible suspect was obtained […]

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Atherton man, Menlo Park woman arrested as suspects related to recent home burglaries and auto thefts

On August 2, 2014 at approximately 2:oo pm, Menlo Park police officers were conducting follow up investigation into recent burglaries that occurred in Menlo Park. Information led officers to the area of Avy Ave and Lucky Ave where a stolen iPad was giving off a signal. Officers, following other investigative leads, pulled into the area […]

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University Heights neighborhood hit by mailbox theft

Sometime between Thursday night (2/13) and Friday morning (2/14), someone went through all of the mailboxes on Stanford Ave. in the University Heights neighborhood of unincorporated Menlo Park — and all along Sharon Road on the way to La Entrada school. They stole everything; the assumption is the culprit(s) was looking for cash (contained in Valentine […]

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“Sports cap bandit” arrested for two Menlo Park bank robberies

A 26-year-old Hayward woman, Jasmin Sahib, was arrested last night for two bank robberies that took place last Fall in Menlo Park. The Menlo Park Police Department worked with the FBI in the investigation after the suspect, known as the “sports cap bandit”, allegedly robbed the Bank of the West in downtown Menlo Park on […]

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City of Menlo Park employee arrested for stealing from city fuel pumps

In April of 2013, the Menlo Park Police Department was advised by the Menlo Park Public Works Department that there was a suspected theft of fuel from the City gas pumps located at the Corporation Yard. The Menlo Park Police Department initiated an investigation into the possible thefts and discovered that approximately $1,800 worth of […]

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