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Posted: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 11:33 am

El Granada


10:42 p.m., Oct. 28, Columbus Street

Two teenagers in a car quickly switched places when they were pulled over by San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies. Deputies learned that both passengers, an 18-year-old and a 15-year-old, had been drinking alcoholic beverages. The 18-year-old provided the booze and let the younger person drive the car. The 18-year-old was arrested and taken to jail. The 15-year-old was released to her parents.


4:48 p.m., Oct. 25, Coral Reef

A woman accidentally left her backpack at a public park, and it was gone when she came back. The bag contained a $10,000 diamond engagement ring.

Half Moon Bay


10:05 p.m., Oct. 30, Stone Pine Road

An altercation occurred in front of a Stone Pine Center restaurant. Sheriff's deputies found a large drunken crowd gathered in front of the business. The group was dispersed and the bar was closed for the night.

1:20 a.m., Oct. 28, Highway 1

A 48-year-old transient was yelling at customers at Safeway. The woman was arrested for public drunkenness and for stealing a shopping cart.


6:18 p.m., Oct. 25, Kelly Avenue

A parent was concerned about inappropriate photos being sent to his daughter's cell phone. His daughter had no idea who was sending her the photos.

11:10 p.m., Oct. 28, Highway 1

Three teenagers from Fremont were abandoned on the Coastside after their driver demanded gas money. The trio didn't have any money, so the driver dropped them off at a late-night restaurant and told them to phone their parents for a ride home. They contacted Sheriff's deputies, who brought them to the Half Moon Bay substation to wait for their parents to pick them up.


11:20 p.m., Oct. 27, Highway 1

A 30-year-old man was suspiciously peeping inside closed stores. Sheriff's deputies made contact and found the man had crack cocaine and a pipe. He was arrested and taken to jail.


7:10 p.m., Oct. 30, Highway 92

Someone claiming to be a relative called a Half Moon Bay resident, saying he was in Mexico and desperately needed money. The local resident wired $800. The victim later learned the relative actually wasn't in Mexico. Several other family members had received similar calls.

Hit and run

7 p.m., Oct. 27, Main Street

Someone hit a parked car and drove away without leaving contact information.

Indecent exposure

12 p.m., Oct. 27, Highway 1

A transient was urinating behind a business. The man was cited and released.

Missing child

1 a.m., Oct. 29, Kelly Avenue

A 14-year-old climbed out of a window of her parent's house. She later called home to let her parents know she was fine.


8:15 a.m., Oct. 25, Seymour Street

A locked car was stolen sometime overnight. Sheriff's deputies have no leads at this time.

1:30 p.m., Oct 25, Balboa Boulevard

A package left outside for pickup by a shipping company may have been stolen. The sender told Sheriff's deputies his package was missing and the delivery company couldn't find it. He believed a passerby could have stolen it.

1:51 p.m., Oct. 26, Highway 92

Someone lost a wallet and called it in as a possible theft. The wallet was later found, but it was missing $500 in cash, a $255 check and various cards.

Moss Beach


6:12 p.m., Oct. 26, Barranca Street

Someone entered a home to steal $1,700 in cash from a wallet.



10 a.m., Oct. 25, Johnson Pier

A 62-year-old transient was found to be too drunk to care for himself.

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