Blotter: Fairfax Burglaries and a Loud Response to Howling Coyotes

The Fairfax Police Blotter for Dec. 12-19 includes two home burglaries, a stolen package and a wrapped present stolen from an unlocked car.


 Wednesday, Dec. 19

Suspicious person: 4:20 a.m. Broadway and Pacheco Avenue. RP (reporting person) was on her way out of town when a male subject shone a flashlight at the RP as if trying to get her attention. Last seen in front of the Fairfax Theatre.

Noise complaint: 5:12 a.m. Good Earth on Center Blvd. There are three trucks in the parking lot right now.


Tuesday, Dec. 18 

Warrant criminal: 1:24 a.m. Rocca Drive. Report of two to three subjects walking up Rocca, heading east, making a lot of noise and waking people up. Officer contacted two subjects. One was abated and the other was arrested for an outstanding felony warrant.

Unwanted subject: 1:46 p.m. Bolinas Road. Sammy from 7-Eleven is reporting three subjects refusing to leave. They are in a grey Nissan sedan.

Death concerns: 2:12 p.m. Fairfax Police Department on Bolinas Road. RP is at the police department and would like to speak to an officer for advice about concerns she has regarding a recent death in her apartment complex.

Driving under the influence: 7:31 p.m. Broadway. RP in a black Volvo is following a green Toyota Corolla that is swerving all over the road on Center Road. Disposition: verbal warning.


Monday, Dec. 17

Noise complaint: 4:40 a.m. Good Earth on Center Blvd. RP complained about a truck making a delivery prior to acceptable hours.

Unwanted subject: 11:40 a.m. Fairfax Plaza on Center Blvd. RP reports a homeless man is living under the building (east end). The subject was contacted, warned and abated from the area.

Drug violation: 12:25 p.m. White Hill School on Glen Drive. RP reported a juvenile in possession of marijuana.

Hazard: 2:56 p.m. Blackberry Lane and Forrest Avenue. Oil spill in the area. Fire department is enroute.


Sunday, Dec. 16

Hit-and-run: 6:23 a.m. Cascade Drive. RP’s parked car was hit by a motorist last night. No note was left. No description of the vehicle.

Theft: 10:13 a.m. Cascade Drive. A wrapped gift and set of keys were taken from the RP’s unlocked vehicle sometime last night.

Assist: 8:46 p.m. Butterfield Road. RP provided information regarding a wanted subject in another jurisdiction. Marin County Sheriff’s Office advised and arrested a subject for outstanding warrants.


Saturday, Dec. 15

Disturbance: 12:43 a.m. Broadway, Fairfax. Report of a physical fight.  

Parking complaint: 7:29 p.m. Live Oak Avenue. RP could barely get through in a small car. Officer found one van parked in violation of a 12-foot clearance. Owner moved the van.


Friday, Dec. 14 

Drug violation: 2:49 p.m. White Hill School on Glen Drive. Juvenile in possession of marijuana.

Theft: 4:47 p.m. Arboleda Circle. Package on RP’s front door was opened and items were taken.

Burglary: 5:49 p.m. Scenic Road. RP returned to their home and found it broken into and vandalized.

Laser: 10:12 p.m. 100 block Rocca Drive. Somebody on the hillside is shooting a green laser. Pedestrians and business patrons have been complaining about it.


Thursday, Dec. 13

Disturbance: 1:07 a.m. Cascade Drive. Subject riding a motorcycle came across a garbage can in the middle of the road and is now launching a tirade towards the residents.

Assist: 7:44 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and Kent Avenue. Vehicle vs. pedestrian. Fairfax officers assisted the San Anselmo Police Department.

Assist: 11:12 p.m. Oak Manor Drive. Numerous complaints of shots fired or fireworks. Origin was fireworks outside of town limits.


Wednesday, Dec. 12

Burglary: 5:43 p.m. Bolinas Road. RP just got home to find her home burglarized.

Fire: 6:49 p.m. Bolinas Road. RP said a pan on her stove caught fire. There are no flames at this time, but she would like it checked to be certain that the fire is out.

Shots fire: 11:09 p.m. Forrest Avenue. RP said he heard what sounded like animals and then possibly a gunshot. The officer checked the area and spoke with a resident who advised he thought it was an air horn sounded in response to coyotes howling. 

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