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San Mateo, CA Police Department
Wednesday June 26th, 2019 :: 09:46 p.m. PDT


SMPD investigating commercial burglary at Walgreens

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For Immediate Release No. 20190626-037
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

SMPD investigating commercial burglary at Walgreens
San Mateo Police are investigating a commercial burglary at Walgreens where an ATM was stolen after the front door was smashed by a stolen car. 
On Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 3:52 A.M. San Mateo Police Department officers were dispatched to Walgreens Pharmacy located at 191 E 3rd Avenue regarding a burglary alarm call.  Officers discovered Walgreens’ front doors were crashed into by a stolen car and the ATM was taken. The stolen car and ATM were recovered near Walgreens by officers. This is an active investigation and more information will be released when available. 

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Officer Josephine Bardina at (650) 522-7655 or by email at  Anonymous tips can be submitted to or by calling (650) 522-7676.  

As SMPD continues to investigate this burglary, we want our community to remember, “If you see something, say something” – YOU are our extra eyes and ears! Crimes occur within a matter of seconds, therefore if you see a suspicious vehicle or person contact SMPD immediately – trust your instincts. 

Please Invest in Surveillance – We are solving more cases thanks to video surveillance; especially those that are street facing. Our officers regularly canvass for available surveillance and you can help us by notifying SMPD that cameras are available in your neighborhood at 

Michael Haobsh
Public Information Officer
Community & Media Relations
Desk: (650) 522-7626


San Mateo, CA Police Department
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San Mateo, CA 94403

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