Blotter: Man Gets Combative with Crowd after Suspected DUI Crash

The San Anselmo Police blotter for Nov. 21-26 includes rabbits huddled under a car and a suspicious plastic black bag.


Monday, Nov. 26

Fraud: 12:51 a.m. Sycamore Avenue. RP (reporting person) said she received an e-mail confirmation on an order that was placed online, but she did not authorize it. The shipping information returned to a subject at a San Anselmo address. RP advised she lives out of state. Officer contacted the RP and took a report.

I see a light shining: 9:44 a.m. Bridge Avenue. RP reported four male subjects were shining lights into his office. Officers responded and checked the area, but did not locate any subjects matching the description provided. Advice was given to the RP.

Mother- daughter fight: 2:50 p.m. Belle Avenue. RP reported a female subject and a juvenile were yelling. RP also heard something hit the wall, unknown what. Officer contacted a mother and daughter who were arguing over the daughter not doing chores.

Soliciting profanities: 7:08 p.m. Morningside Drive. RP reported a solicitor came to the door, knocked loudly and rang the doorbell several times. RP’s husband answered the door and told the solicitor it was inappropriate. The solicitor yelled and used profanities at him. Officers checked the area and the subject was not located.


Sunday, Nov. 25

Aggressive tactics: 10:51 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported a male subject was aggressively asking people for money and was following them to their cars. Officer responded and checked the area, but no subject was found.

Missing manhole: 11:25 a.m. Ross Avenue. RP reported a storm drain cover was missing. The San Anselmo Department of Public Works was advised that the man hole cover could not be retrieved until tomorrow morning. The area was barricaded and "caution" tape was placed in the area.


Saturday, Nov. 24

Bunnies! 1:38 a.m. Officer initiated activity on Sir Francis Drake Bl. Officer advised there were several "obviously domesticated" rabbits huddled under a vehicle fronting the business. Humane Society was advised via landline and will handle. Disposition: Referred To Other Agency.

Dog threats: 6:25 p.m. Fawn Drive. At approx. 3:30 p.m., a resident was walking her dogs at the top of Fawn Drive. RP stated she and her friend were confronted by a white male who was upset about the RP's dogs and stated, "People better keep their dogs away from me, or they're going to get sick." RP took this as a threat to poison the dogs. She last saw the subject walking up the fire road, towards Terra Linda.  Officers were advised and the area was checked, units were unable to locate the subject.

Man or woman? 7:08 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and Center. A driver reported a possible homeless woman sitting in the center divider, partially in traffic. Second caller stated it was a man, sitting with several bags. The area was checked and officers were unable to locate the subject.

Shoplifting: 7:40 p.m. Center Blvd. A subject just left the store without paying for two bags of deli items. RP stated the older white male was currently sitting on Golden Gate Transit #22 at the bus pad. Upon arrival it was determined the store employee that witnessed the theft was gone for the day and no one else wanted to press charges. The male subject was contacted and advised not to return to the store.

Fireworks: 7:55 p.m. Park Drive. A resident reported fireworks being set off by adults and children in the middle of the street. Area was checked and there were no signs of fireworks debris or smoke.

Star gazing? 9:09 p.m. Summit Road. Resident reported there are two subjects in a red vehicle fronting her house. RP believed they were having sexual relations. RP knocked on the window and told them to leave prior to calling PD. The area was checked and contact made with two subjects who advised they were "just watching the stars" and would move along shortly. There was no evidence of any other activity.

Lots of juveniles: 11:07 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Several juveniles were reported to be loitering in a parking lot making noise. About 40 juveniles were contacted and abated from the area without incident.


Friday, Nov. 23 

Attempted dog bite: 10:18 a.m. Alderney Road. Resident requested to speak with an Officer about an attempted dog bite incident that occurred on Nov. 20, 2012. The RP was contacted and given advice. Unit was unable to contact the other dog owner.

Collision with DUI driver: 4:53 p.m. San Anselmo Avenue and Grove Avenue. Multiple 911 callers reported a vehicle collision between a silver Porsche and a black BMW. RP's stated the driver of the Porsche appeared to be intoxicated. A crowd was trying to keep the driver from leaving, but he was becoming combative with them. Refer to incident # 121123023 for further information.

DUI: 5:18 p.m. San Anselmo Avenue and Grove Avenue. Officer arrested a subject pursuant to a DUI collision, who was booked at Marin County Jail for DUI and possession of heroin following processing at the station.


Thursday, Nov. 22

Public intoxication: 5:35 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Citizen reported a WMA has dried blood on his face. RP last saw the man staggering to the rear of the business.  Area checked and contact made with a subject.

It was determined the subject sustained a bloody nose from a fall but declined medical attention. He was arrested and booked at Marin County Jail for public intoxication, possession of marijuana, and violation of probation.


Wednesday, Nov. 21

Suspicious people: 12:29 a.m. Theresa Court. Citizen reported a male subject in the street yelling on his cellphone causing a disturbance. While the officers were checking the area and a moving vehicle was located with a passenger standing on the running board. The vehicle was stopped and occupants were questioned and the vehicle was searched. Subjects were cited for public intoxication, vehicle code violations, marijuana and drug paraphernalia and minor in possession of alcohol.  The juveniles were released to a parent. 

Loud party: 12:58 a.m. El Cerrito. A resident reported a large juvenile party at a residence with males and females running and yelling in the street. Officers were tied up on a detail and Fairfax PD was requested for assistance. Fairfax officers responded and it was determined to be an adult party.  The responsible was advised of the complaint and to quiet down.

Suspicious plastic trash bag: 6:46 p.m. Sais Avenue and Sir Francis Drake Blvd. A caller reported a black plastic trash bag on the corner is suspicious. The bag was checked and determined to be garbage.  It was placed in an appropriate receptacle. 


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