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Menlo Park Police Department
Tuesday May 23rd, 2017 :: 07:07 p.m. PDT


Residential burglar arrested

On May 23, 2017, the Menlo Park Police Department arrested 57 year old Hayward resident, Kevin Baker, who allegedly committed residential burglaries at one residence in Menlo Park and two in Atherton. Baker was booked into the San Mateo County jail on three counts of residential burglary. This arrest was the direct result of a collaborative investigative effort by the Atherton Police Department, the Menlo Park Police Department, and FedEx security personnel.

The first Atherton burglary occurred on May 3, 2017 on Orchard Hills Drive at approximately 1:30 p.m. while the second occurred on May 5, 2017 in the 200 block of Park Lane at approximately 1:20 p.m. The Menlo Park burglary occurred on May 17, 2017 in the 1100 block of Trinity Drive at approximately 7 p.m. Investigators believe that Baker was committing the burglaries while performing his job as a FedEx contract employee. Baker is a convicted felon who has a history of committing various theft related offenses.

Menlo Park Police Department
701 Laurel Street
Menlo Park, CA 94025

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 650-330-6300

Detective Steven Knopp

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