Best of the Police Blotter: 2012

Public nudity, suspected mountain lions and contentious neighbors are just some of the highlights of a year's worth of crime in San Anselmo and Fairfax.


How could one reflect on 2012 in San Anselmo and Fairfax without taking a glimpse at some of our top police blotter headlines from the year?

From mountain lions to public nudity to unusual requests of the police, we picked some of our favorite blotter headlines from 2012. What would you have added to the list? Tell us below in the comments.

Here’s our blotter headline picks from 2012, in no particular order:



Push Comes to Shove For Neighbors and a Man Takes a Rest in the Road

No Pants Party of One and Statue Hit-and-Run

Fairfax Man Tells Neighbor He Didn’t Need to Stop at Stop Sign 

Fairfax’s Not-so-Neighborly Neighbors

Men Throwing Bottles and Teenagers Throwing Rocks 

Cyclist to Pedestrian: ‘I Should Really Run Into You Right Now’ 

Man Asks Fairfax Kids if He Can Smoke Pot in Front of Them 

Cyclist Arrested After Refusing to Sign a Traffic Violation Citation



Is That a Naked Man in the Creek?

Man Gets Combative with Crowd after Suspected DUI Crash

‘Scary’ Red Lights Flying in Formation in the Sky and a Coyote Sighting

Suspicious Person Recruiting Feral Cat Feeders

Threats Made Against Dog and 'Strange Vibes'


What was your favorite police blotter headline or entry in 2012? Tell us in the comments!

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