Foster City resident interrupts burglar in apartment

A resident of the Sand Cove Apartments on Shell Boulevard in Foster City arrived home Tuesday evening to find his door ajar and someone inside the unit, police said. The interrupted burglar told the resident to leave and was still inside while the resident reported the intruder to the Foster City Police Department.

Foster City police Chief Joe Pierucci to retire in November

Foster City police Chief Joe Pierucci plans to retire in November, the city announced on Thursday. Pierucci grew up in Foster City. He started his career in law enforcement in San Mateo in 1986 and was hired by Foster City in 2009, promoted to lieutenant and then captain in 2012.