On 12/23/19 at approximately 1552 hours, Atherton Police patrol officers responded to a report of suspicious adult male in a garage at a residence on Jennings Lane, near Middlefield Rd. The homeowners observed the subject in the garage watching television. Upon arrival, Atherton police officers contacted 31 year old, David Lee Jeffery Magris of San Francisco in a garage. Officers observed Magris duck down and appear to reach for something. Officers ordered him to stop and raise his hands to which he complied. Close to Magris were baseball bats and a hatchet, which officers later determined he had collected from the property. Atherton police officers completed the high risk detention of the Magris without further incident.
Investigation determined that Magris had ransacked the garage and a second garage on the property. He collected items including wine, a gaming system, lantern and blanket. Magris was also found to be on probation for vehicle theft and vandalism out of San Francisco County.
Magris was arrested and booked into San Mateo County Jail for 460 PC – Burglary and 602 PC – Trespassing.
For more information contact Commander Joe Wade at 650-752-0506.