A Toilet Papered Car, Noisy Rooster and Blown Transformer

The San Anselmo police log for Aug. 31 - Sept. 3 includes a few noisy parties, mattresses on the side of the road and a family disturbance.


Monday, Sept. 3 

Suspicious circumstances: 1:18 a.m. Prospect Avenue. Officer checked a vehicle that was toilet papered. No permanent damage was found.

Disturbing the peace: 5:39 a.m. Morningside Drive. RP [reporting person] said a male and female were talking loudly. RP said it appeared the woman was crying and refusing to get in a vehicle. Officers responded and contacted the female subject. It was determined she was upset for being out so late and there was no merit to a dispute.

Dead cat: 8:54 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and Broadmoor Avenue. RP reported a deceased cat in the area. Humane was advised.

Rooster crowing: 10:33 a.m. Vine Avenue. Anonymous caller reported there was a rooster crowing every 5 seconds. Officer checked the area, but found it quiet on arrival.

Hammer swinger: 10:47 a.m. Idalia Court and Idalia Road. RP reported someone was doing construction on a holiday. Officer advised locating construction materials in the area, but no construction was in progress at the time. RP called back to advise that the construction was still in progress and was intermittent and could hear workers talking. Officer returned to the area and located a home owner swinging a hammer in his garage. There were no violations.

Loose dog: 11:05 a.m. Suffield Avenue. RP reported a loose dog in the area. RP was able to corral it for Humane. Humane was advised and would respond.

Vehicle complaint: 3:22 p.m. Bungalow Avenue. Resident advised of cars parked on both sides of the street, preventing them from getting through. Officer contacted a resident who moved their vehicle, even though they weren't in violation.

Warrant arrest: 9:43 p.m. Officer initiated activity on Sir Francis Drake Bl. Officer contacted a man and was determined he had five outstanding misdemeanor warrants out of Marin County. He was arrested and booked without incident at Marin County Jail.


Sunday, September 2

Public intoxication: 10:02 a.m. Aspen Court and Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported a male and female subject appeared intoxicated and were staggering in the area. Officers responded and contacted the two. One was sent home and the other was picked up by a family member. 

Abandoned bike: 11:24 a.m. Oak Knoll Av. RP reported a bicycle was abandoned in the area. He saw some teenagers working on it yesterday, but they left it leaning against a telephone pole. Officer responded and took the bicycle as found property.

Noise complaint: 4:10 p.m. Belle Avenue and Richmond Road. A citizen reported loud music in the area. Officer advised a resident was having a birthday party with music; it was within the limits, no violations were noted. Disposition: Unfounded.

Grand theft: 4:36 p.m. Longview Avenue. RP reported a theft from his vehicle that may have occurred a couple weeks ago. Officer responded and took a report. 

Noise complaint: 5:18 p.m. Belle Avenue. RP reported the noise at the address was excessive. The residence was checked and a small group was barbecuing. There was no excessive noise.

Juvenile problem: 8:23 p.m. Ross Avenue. Anonymous RP reported a juvenile party was breaking up and they believed some of the drivers were intoxicated. Officers responded but found the area quiet on arrival and no one was seen leaving the area. 

Noise complaint: 9:28 p.m. Ross Avenue. Anonymous RP advised a party was still ongoing. She provided a better location and an adult party was located. Officers responded and contacted the responsible who was advised of the complaint. She quieted down her guests and brought them inside.


Saturday, September 1 

Family disturbance: 6:44 a.m. Butterfield Road. RP reported a verbal altercation between family members at the residence. Officers met with the family and the situation was mediated.

Blown transformer: 8:57 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Multiple callers reported a transformer had blown in the area. The transformer was located. The Ross Valley Fire Department and PG&E responded to handle.

Solicitor: 10:53 a.m. Timothy Avenue. RP reported an aggressive solicitor was at her residence insisting she open the door. The solicitor left on foot. Officers located the subjects and advised them of the Muni Code, they were moved along. 

Clicking gas stove: 12:30 p.m. Sunnyhills Drive. RP reported his gas stove was making a clicking sound and possibly leaking gas. Officer responded and assisted Fire. There was negative merit on the gas leak and the stove just needed service.  

Stolen bikes: 2:25 p.m. Madrone Avenue. RP reported her bicycle was taken from her backyard and another bicycle was left in its place. Officer met with the RP and determined there was no suspect information.

Noise complaint: 4:28 p.m. Florence Avenue. Anonymous RP reported a neighbor was revving its engine very loudly and it has been an ongoing issue. Officer responded and contacted the responsible, who was advised of the complaint. 

Vehicle collision: 9:33 p.m. Butterfield Road. RP reported she was involved in a vehicle collision while backing out of her driveway and the other vehicle was blocking a lane of traffic. No injuries were reported. Officers assisted with clearing the roadway and the exchange of information between the drivers.


Friday, August 31 

Mattresses: 10:06 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and Ash Avenue. Officer reported two mattresses were off to the side of the road. The Department of Public Works was notified.

Petty theft: 4:57 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported his bicycle was taken a month ago and he had possible suspect information. Officer responded and met with the RP. A report was taken.

Suspicious vehicle: 11:11 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and Bridge Ave. RP reported she was driving and a vehicle was following her for about five minutes. The vehicle approached her vehicle and two young male subjects were making strange sounds at her. RP did not want contact, but requested the area be checked. Officers checked the area, but the vehicle was not located.


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