Incident Date and Time: Thursday, May 19th, 2023, at approximately 11:54am
Type of Crime/Incident: Residential Burglary
Location: Unit block of Santiago Avenue
Suspect Information: Possible suspect vehicle was a black Audi SUV
On May 19th, at approximately 11:54am, APD officers responded to an in-progress burglary in the unit block of Santiago Avenue. While checking the property, officers located a broken glass door and searched the residence. No suspects were located in the residence.
If you live around Santiago Avenue, please check your surveillance video and report any possible leads to the Atherton Police Department at 650-688-6500.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Atherton Police Department at 650-688-6500.
- Keep all doors and windows locked, even when you are home.
- When you are not home, making it appear that someone is home by keeping lights on, installing light timers, leaving on the TV or a radio.
- Install exterior lighting.
- Do not keep valuables in your master bedroom as this area is a common target of burglars.
- Keep valuables well-hidden and consider using a safe bolted to the floor and/or wall.
- Keep valuables out of your car and lock your car doors.
- Install an alarm system and security cameras (strongly consider having your alarm system monitored for free by our PD Dispatch Center by calling 650-688-6500).
- Schedule a Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) review of your home by, one of our specially trained CPTED officers, by calling us at 650-688-6500.