These are excerpts from Peninsula police departments’ daily log of activities. Incidents are listed by city.
Airborne aerosol: A caller reported malicious mischief at 5:10 p.m. March 4 from the 400 block of Castle Street when a suspect threw a metal aerosol can at her vehicle, a four-door, tan 93 Mercedes 400SL. Her 1-year-old grandson was in the car when the can was thrown. There was no damage to the vehicle, but the can was collected and will be sent to the lab for analysis.
‘Ought to be shot’: At 11:52 a.m. March 3 at City Hall, 333 90th St., a suspect threatened a victim stating that the victim ought to be shot. No complaint was sought.
Spacey: A man who appeared to be in a trance stood in front of a Long’s store on the 1800 block of El Camino Real for 40 minutes while checking a note in his pocket at 11:04 a.m. on March 4.
Won’t stand for it: A man called at 2:44 p.m. Feb. 29 from 100 N. El Camino Real, stating that his girlfriend had just tried to hit him with a coat stand. The caller seemed to be intoxicated.
Tripped up: A nurse at San Mateo Medical Center reported at 2:23 p.m. Feb. 25 about treating a subject who was given acid by a co-worker who told the subject that it was water.
Sorry, Dad, I’m turning you in: A little girl called at 2:20 p.m. March 2 from a Staples store on Noor Avenue saying that her dad "ran over someone." The father got on the phone, said they would call back, and hung up.
Chasing cars: A caller who wanted to be anonymous reported at 12:03 p.m. March 2 from the 100 block of Commercial Avenue that a brown dog with white stripes was outside for about 45 minutes, running in and out of traffic.
Ransacked house: A 911 caller reported a residential burglary at 2:51 p.m. Feb. 27 on Harding Avenue that occurred after 11:30 a.m. The caller had just returned home and said the house was ransacked.