Fairfax Blotter: Drive-By Shooting Threat and Burglaries

The Fairfax Police blotter for Jan. 10-15 includes some destructive “horsing around” outside the Fairfax Coffee Roastery.


Thursday, Jan. 10 

Harassing phone call: 9:51 a.m. Hillside Drive. RP (reporting person) received a phone call from an unknown number that said there was going to be a drive-by shooting in Fairfax, then disconnected.

Town code violation: 11:27 a.m. St. Rita’s School on Marinda Drive. RP said there is an encampment on the hill directly across from the playground. Unknown if people are there now.

Burglary: 11:17 p.m. Pine Drive. Entry was through the unlocked front door. His iPad and a coin jar are missing.


Friday, Jan. 11 

Citizen assist: 1:07 p.m. Fairfax Police Department on Bolinas Road. RP locked his bike, a Specialized Rockhopper, accidentally with an unfamiliar lock. RP wants to cut the chain but is worried someone will call. RP has no paperwork on the bicycle.

Unwanted subject: 8:40 p.m. 19 Broadway. A man got into the bar by claiming he was “with the band.” When it was determined the subject was not with the band he refused to leave. Subject was warned.

Miscellaneous service: 11:03 p.m. Fairfax Coffee Roastery on Bolinas Road. Walk-in RP said an intoxicated man was “horsing around” in front of the closed business and accidentally broke a large planter. The RP loaned the man a pen and the man said he wrote his name and number on a paper and slid it inside the front door. RP wanted the PD to know that the breakage was accidental and not an act of criminal vandalism.


Saturday, Jan. 12

Noise complaint: 12:23 a.m. Wall property on Marinda Drive. Four to five people were being loud at the ledge. Five subjects were warned and abated.

Welfare check: 4:46 p.m. Tamalpais Road. 70-year-old female refusing to get out of bed. This has been going on for two days.

Public intoxication: 9:05 p.m. 19 Broadway. Report of a subject acting very oddly, possibly on drugs.


Sunday, Jan. 13

Town code violation: 10:37 a.m. St. Rita’s Church on Marinda Drive. Complaint of a homeless encampment between the old hall and church in the bushes. Subject was contacted, given a trespassing warning and abated from the area.

Disturbance: 11:14 p.m. Canyon Road. RP requested assistance regarding a verbal dispute he was having with his roommate.

Animal attack? 11:31 p.m. Sherwood Oaks Apartments on Bolinas Road. RP reported hearing what sounded like a very large animal attacking another animal behind the complex.


Monday, Jan. 14

Theft: 4:57 a.m. Aureo Way. RP reported someone went through his car and stole property.

Hazard: 1:09 p.m. Lansdale Avenue. RP said a water line is broken at the residence on the right side of the roof near the solar panels.


Tuesday, Jan. 15

Parking complaint: 9:21 p.m. Napa Avenue and Pacheco Avenue. RP reported a Lexus parked on the wrong side of the street, creating a potential hazard for vehicles turning from Pacheco.


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