A “Hells Angel” Type on a Motorcycle and a Crying Woman on a Curb

The San Anselmo Police Log for Oct. 3-9 includes a resident frustrated with his neighbor’s wind chime.


 Tuesday, Oct. 9

Leaf blower violations: 3:47 p.m. Tamalpais Avenue. Caller reported an ongoing issue with leaf blower violations. Officer checked the area and was unable to locate anyone with a leaf blower.  No merit to any violation.

Solicitors: 5:59 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. An anonymous citizen reported two subjects with a child were holding a sign asking for money. Officer contacted the subjects; they were advised of the ordinance and moved along.

Vehicle collision: 7:16 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP [reporting person] reported a collision between a vehicle and a scooter. The scooter driver had minor injuries. Officers and medical responded. Both drivers were evaluated and declined further medical attention.


Monday, Oct. 8

Fraud: 9:59 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP said she was scammed by a business yesterday. Officer contacted the involved parties and did not find any merit to the claim.


Sunday, Oct. 7

Scratching sounds: 12:16 a.m. Ross Avenue. She heard something walking around outside behind her bedroom window along with scratching sounds. Officer checked the perimeter and was unable to locate any subject or signs of attempted entry. The RP was provided advice on home security.

Juveniles on a playground: 12:42 a.m. Belle Avenue. RP reported juveniles were on the playground being loud. Officers contacted the juveniles who were counseled regarding trespassing and sent on their way.

Spraying water: 12:26 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported the water heater to the building was spraying water. Department of Public Works was advised and a company responded for repairs.

Suspicious circumstances: 10:01 p.m. Plumas Av. RP reported he left his residence for an hour and didn't lock the front door, but when he returned, he found the door was locked. RP found an open rear slider and suspected someone had entered the residence, but he didn't see anyone. Officers responded and canvassed the area; no one was seen.


Saturday, Oct. 6

Crying subject: 1:11 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported a female subject was sitting on the curb crying and asking for help because she had been in a fight. Officers responded and contacted two subjects and determined there had been a verbal only altercation. Officer stood by until the subjects ride arrived. 

Wind chime threat: 11:26 a.m. Buena Vista Avenue. RP reported a subject was seen going to a neighbor’s residence threatening he would come over at 3 a.m. and remove a wind chime. Contact was made with the neighbor who was advised to contact PD if the subject returned. Officers attempted to contact the subject with negative results.

Fireworks: 11:09 p.m. Saunders Avenue and Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported a loud party in the area and fireworks were being set off. Officers responded and were unable to locate any subjects in the area. 

Wind chimes: 11:18 p.m. Buena Vista Avenue. RP reported a male subject was pounding on her door due to the noise from her wind chime. Officer responded and contacted the involved parties. The resident agreed to bring her chimes in for the night.


Friday, Oct. 5 

Wires down: 6:30 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Fairfax PD reported a wire down in the roadway on eastbound Sir Francis Drake near San Francisco. See next incident.

Wires down: 6:32 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and El Cerrito. RP reported an unknown type line down eastbound SFD between El Cerrito and San Francisco Blvd. Determined to be AT&T line and was moved from the roadway. Unit assisted with traffic control. AT&T was advised.  Unit advised a truck took down a tree branch, which took down the line.

Citizen assist: 7:27 a.m. San Anselmo Avenue. RP reported he had locked himself out of his apartment and needed to get back in. Caller transferred to the Ross Valley Fire Department and an officer stood by for assistance.

Panhandlers: 1:13 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Officer advised he was on a citizen flag down regarding panhandlers at Redhill Center. Unit contacted three subjects who were on their way out.

Suspicious circumstances: 3:25 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP witnessed an adult male callout to a male juvenile trying to call him over to the vehicle. The juvenile did not appear to be familiar with the driver and continued to walk on Drake westbound to Fairfax, the driver continued eastbound.

Mutual combat: 5:32 p.m. Veterans Place. An anonymous RP reported 14 to 15 teenagers who appear to be filming two people fighting. Upon officers arrival the subject all ran in different directions. Officers were unable to locate any of the involved parties. According to witness accounts it appeared to be mutual combat. 

Vehicle collision: 6:27 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Multiple cell 911's reported a truck had hit a power pole. Further determined live wires were threatening SFD traffic and the pole was about to fall across the roadway.


Thursday, Oct. 4

Found piggy bank: 2:11 p.m. San Anselmo Avenue. RP turned in a piggy bank as found property. The property was given to the records department 3rd hand. No RP or location information available.

“Hells Angel” type: 4:45 p.m. Red Hill Avenue. RP reported a reckless motorcycle driver "speeding and weaving threatening shaking his fist and finger." RP advised he is a "Hell's Angel looking type of person," an older male with a black beard, wearing a black helmet and black leather jacket. RP advised he was last seen heading toward San Anselmo from 3rd Street. The motorcycle was older and black. No units were available at the time of the call.

Rude behavior: 5:42 p.m. San Anselmo Avenue. RP reported a vehicle backed up on the roadway to park in a parking space and the RP thought it was rude and wanted the driver ticketed. RP refused any further information but recorded the vehicle on the phone. RP requests no further action.

Struck deer: 7:35 p.m. Greenfield Avenue. RP reported a deer looked like it had been struck by a vehicle and was blocking the eastbound. Second and third RP's stated it was across from the bar. The deer was located and the police unit blocked traffic until humane arrived to dispatch the animal.

Another deer: 8 p.m. Red Hill Avenue. RP reported another deer that has been struck by a vehicle blocking the roadway. The deceased animal was located and unit blocked traffic while it was removed by humane.


Wednesday, Oct. 3

Vehicle collision: 11:06 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and Suffield Avenue. Officer responded and assisted fire with a subject that fell from a bicycle. A report was taken for a minor injury collision.

Extra patrol: 11:54 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and Butterfield Road. RP reported a vehicle cut her off and almost ran her off the road. RP requested the incident be documented and asked for extra patrol of the area. 

Vehicle collision: 2:04 p.m. Summit Road and Scenic Avenue. RP reported a power line and pole were knocked over after a truck hit them. Officer stood by until PG&E arrived and a report was taken.


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