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Police: Parolee in bar was 'up to no good'

Original post made on Jan 12, 2010

A parolee allegedly equipped for assault and burglary was taken off the street by a cop conducting a routine check at a local bar Friday night.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, January 12, 2010, 10:45 AM

Comments (9)

Posted by USA, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:52 pm

"a cop conducting a routine check at a local bar"

Ummm, oh never mind.

Posted by pam, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 12, 2010 at 2:36 pm

Thank you!!!!

Posted by K, a resident of Sylvan Park
on Jan 12, 2010 at 3:14 pm

The Office Bar is a total dive which has had more than its share of trouble over the years. Frightening to think that an ex-con with meth, a stun gun, burglary tools and a police scanner was in the neighborhood. I suppose he was meeting his peers at the Office for happy hour. Kudos to the cop.

Posted by NW Resident, a resident of North Whisman
on Jan 12, 2010 at 3:58 pm

Cops *do* conduct "bar checks" on occasion for various reasons, especially to help keep the peace in the bar and its neighborhood. Perhaps "routine check" was not the best choice of words?

Posted by Very concerned, a resident of Shoreline West
on Jan 12, 2010 at 4:14 pm

Hopefully the slew of recent robbery crimes are a sign of the economy and not a "big city" trend - our neighborhood used to be more peaceful!

Posted by Bill, a resident of Blossom Valley
on Jan 12, 2010 at 11:28 pm

Cops doing bar checks are really out there doing good work! Why can't that officer be identified so that credit can be given?

That was good police work! We need more of that!

Posted by king leo, a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 13, 2010 at 2:54 pm

[Post removed due to disrespectful comment]

Posted by just a thought, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jan 14, 2010 at 12:56 am

"He was up to no good for sure."

Strange quote...just report the news with no opinions please.

Posted by Alan R, a resident of Cuesta Park
on Jan 16, 2010 at 11:45 pm

Possession of a shaved key? Since when are shaved keys illegal?

Also I wonder what drew the police attention to this guy in the first place. I have never seen cops go into bars and randomly ask patrons if they are on parole.

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