Snoring Bushes, a Drunk Man Near a School and a Firearm Found Under a House

The Fairfax police log for Aug. 31 – Sept. 4 includes gun shot sounds coming from an “experiment” involving dry ice and bottles.


Tuesday, Sept. 4 

Public intoxication: 12:48 p.m. Saint Rita School on Marinda Drive. An intoxicated subject is on the other side of the fence from the school. He is not bothering the students, but he just seems to be very drunk. Officers contacted the subject and, as he met the criteria, transported him to detox and released him to staff there.

Sleeper: 2:32 p.m. Doc Edgar Park on Cascade Drive and Cypress. RP [reporting person] said an Airstream camper has been there since yesterday. It is not attached to a vehicle and RP is concerned someone may be living in it. He has not seen anyone around it, but would like it checked tonight.


Monday, Sept. 3 

Bike theft: 9:56 a.m. Olema Road. RP’s bicycle was stolen sometime between Thursday and the morning of Sept. 3.

Traffic complaint: 10:07 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Report of an erratic or reckless driver on eastbound Sir Francis Drake Blvd in a white car. Driver, who appeared to be a teenager, was crossing over double yellow lines, swerving, tailgating and honking at other vehicles.

Found dog: 12:31 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and Marinda Drive. RP brought in a dog she found running in the street. The dog is male, wearing a blue bandana around his neck and roughly 90 pounds. The dog was turned over to the humane society.

Traffic complaint: 2:02 p.m. Pastori Avenue and Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported a number of vehicles violating the “no left turn” sign out of the Good Earth parking lot onto Pastori. They frequently end up blocking the traffic trying to come onto Pastori and force traffic to wait through more than one signal. RP would like extra patrol.

Traffic complaint: 4:04 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP complained she was nearly hit by a speeding vehicle yesterday and requested extra traffic enforcement for speeding as she feels it’s a regular problem in the area.


Sunday, Sept. 2 

Noise complaint: 4:45 a.m. Crest Road. Complaint of a loud generator noise in the area.

Barking dog: 7:53 a.m. Arroyo Road. Complaint of intermittent barking dog.

Suspicious circumstances: 2:06 p.m. Forrest Avenue. Reporting person brought in a firearm that was found buried under this house. Report taken.

Juvenile problem: 6:46 p.m. Lanai Apartments on Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Report of juveniles running across the road and playing in traffic.

Noise complaint: 11:07 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP said the teenage neighbors upstairs is hosting a party and they are being extremely loud. Also, the party guests are coming downstairs, banging on her door and then going back upstairs.  


Saturday, Sept. 1

Camping: 8:30 a.m. Acacia Road. Anonymous report of a subject camping in the backyard of a residence. RP said the homeowner is aware of it. RP is worried about the fire the subject started. 

Theft: 9:50 a.m. Lanai Apartments on Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP’s wedding band, worth $4,200 dollars, is missing. RP believes it was stolen while her landlord was showing her apartment to people who were interested in renting it.

Bike parking complaint: 11:09 a.m. Post Office on Center Blvd. Anonymous complaint of numerous cyclists leaving their bikes on the parking lot in front of the premises, preventing vehicles from parking.

Assist outside agency: 11:46 a.m. Shady Brook Apartments on Merwin Avenue. Subject tried to sell two stolen guitars. Officers were asked to see if the vehicle was in the area.

Stolen bike: 1:16 p.m. Scenic Road. A bicycle, worth $5,000, was stolen from the reporting person’s backyard. Once the RP finds the serial number he will call back to file a report.

Noise complaint: 2:08 p.m. The Sleeping Lady on Broadway. Anonymous complaint of loud music coming from the fundraiser.

Vehicle accident: 3:13 p.m. Bolinas Road. Two vehicle car accident, no medical needed.

Citizen assist: 4:24 p.m. Mono Avenue. RP wanted to log that a woman with blonde hair verbally assaulted her. RP does not know who the subject is or why she yells at her.

Disturbance: 6:16 p.m. St. Rita Thrift Shop. Report of verbal argument. Subject threw a pot at the RP and it hit his vehicle.

Noise complaint: 6:47 p.m. Downtown on Bolinas Road and Broadway. Reporting person wishes to file a formal complaint about the music from downtown. She wishes a decibel reading be taken from her home.

Found property: 9:15 p.m. White Hill School on Glen Drive. RP said three musical instruments were left outside the music building. They appear, to the RP, to be the very expensive kind.

Noise complaint: 9:38 p.m. Deer Park Villa on Bolinas Road. RP said there’s a continuing problem with the noise level from the Deer Park Villa. He has taken decibel readings with his meter and would like to start a formal complaint process.


Friday, August 31

Snoring: 2:05 a.m. Bolinas Road and Park Road. Anonymous walk-in report of a possible sleeper in the bushes fronting the Police Department, near the bench. RP could hear the person snoring.

Child locked in bedroom: 10:10 a.m. Child has locked himself in a bedroom, it’s unknown where the key is.

Citizen assist: 1:35 p.m. Frustuck Avenue. Reporting person was told by his friend that a male subject shoved a female inside the residence. The female almost fell down two flights of stairs. RP would like advice regarding the situation.

Civil problem: 1:54 p.m. Taylor Drive. Neighbor hit the RP’s vehicle to intimidate her.

Suspicious circumstances: 6:17 p.m. Monte Vista Road. RP heard what sounded like seven gunshots in the area. The noise was coming from an experiment involving dry ice and bottles.

Small dog: 7:37 p.m. Bolinas Road and Park Road. RP found a small dog running loose in the roadway.

Juvenile problem: 7:39 p.m. Marinda Drive. RP said a group of juveniles are playing in and around the street and front of the house. RP said they are making a lot of noise and a potential traffic hazard. It’s a group of roughly 10 to 12 boys, around 10 to 11-years-old. 


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