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Juveniles Throw Rocks, Swear, After Alcohol Purchase is Denied

The San Anselmo Police Log for July 18-23 includes a group of juveniles getting feisty with a shop manager after he refuses to sell alcohol to an older member of their group.

Monday, July 23

Suspicious circumstances: Bolinas Avenue. 7:58 a.m. Caller noticed some standing water outside of a residence. Officer responded and a neighbor was contacted and would advise the homeowner.

Suspicious male: Sunnyside Avenue. 3:25 p.m. Caller reported a suspicious male subject was looking into a yard. Officers checked the area but couldn’t locate him. A neighbor was also contacted but he didn’t see anything.

Vehicle collision: Sir Francis Drake Blvd. 4:07 p.m. Officers took a report for a two vehicle non-injury collision.

Suspicious person: Mariposa Avenue. 4:14 p.m. Caller reported a subject was sitting in the area with a sleeping bag. Officers responded and made contact with him. He was abated from the area.

Bicycle theft: Ash Avenue. 4:32 p.m. Caller reported her daughter’s bicycle was taken in the last 24 hours. Officer responded and provided advice and the log entry number.

Vehicle vs. cyclist: Sir Francis Drake Blvd. 6:06 p.m. Officers responded to a vehicle versus cyclist collision. The cyclist refused medical attention and a report was taken.

Disturbing the peace: Scenic Avenue and Humboldt Avenue. 9:51 p.m. Caller reported he got into a verbal dispute with the occupants of another vehicle. Caller said the passenger of the other vehicle threatened him to a fight. The reporting person declined and drove around the area until he felt safe to go home. Reporting person stated he went out to his garage and the passenger was out there and confronted him again. The caller again declined to fight and the subject left. RP didn't know the subject. Officer responded and contacted the RP. The RP declined further action, except for a request for extra patrol.

 

Sunday, July 22

Wires down: Waverly Road. 6:14 p.m. Caller said a large truck took out a utility line. It didn't appear to be a power line as there was no arcing or sparking. Reporting person stated the driver seemed unaware of the incident as he left the scene. The area was checked and a cable line was found down. It was removed from the roadway and Comcast was advised.

Barking dog: Island Drive. 6:29 p.m. Caller reported a dog was barking all day long somewhere on the street. Two dogs were located actively barking. There was no answer at the door and a note was left.

Juvenile problem: Sir Francis Drake Blvd. 10:17 p.m. Caller reported four juveniles attempted to have an older juvenile buy them alcohol. When the manager declined the sale, they started swearing at him and throwing rocks at the window of the store. There was no damage and they were last seen leaving in a vehicle. Contact made was made with the reporting person, who requested no further action and would call back if they returned.

 

Saturday, July 21

Driving without a license: Red Hill Avenue and Sequoia Avenue. 12:11 a.m. An officer contacted a subject pursuant to a traffic stop. A man was cited for driving without a license. The vehicle was released to a licensed driver.

Muni code violation: Laurel Avenue. 8:37 a.m. Caller reported construction being done before the municipal code hours. Officer contacted the homeowner and advised him of the complaint and proper hours.

Muni code violation: Grove Lane. 10:37 a.m. Caller reported a leaf blower violation. The resident and gardener were contacted by an officer and were advised of the proper work hours.

Lost coin purse: San Anselmo Avenue. 10:53 a.m. Caller reported a lost coin purse. Information was documented.

Bicycle complaint: Sir Francis Drake Blvd. 2:19 p.m. Caller advised a female bicyclist was riding in the middle of roadway, holding up traffic and refused to move. Officer responded and checked the area with negative results.

Vehicle collision: Glen Road and Creek Road. 4:01 p.m. Caller said she backed out of her driveway and hit some construction equipment. Officer met with the RP and provided advice. Officer also checked the area for any clearance issues due to the equipment. Clearance was sufficient.

Burglary: Crescent Road. 4:46 p.m. Caller reported when she returned home, she found her iPad was missing. No signs of forced entry were found by the reporting person. Officers responded and cleared the house. Caller also discovered three charm bracelets were missing as well. A report was taken.

Juvenile problem: Alice Way. 10:07 p.m. Reporting person said five juveniles were seen walking in the area with brown paper bags. Officers responded and contacted them. They were trying to watch the stars, but were sent home.

Noise complaint: Agatha Court. 11:12 p.m. Caller reported a loud party. Officer responded and located an adult birthday party. The responsible was contacted and would bring everyone inside.

 

Friday, July 20

Fraud: San Anselmo Police Department on San Anselmo Avenue. 12:53 p.m. Caller reported she received a check for payment and the check was written on a closed account. Officer met with the reporting person and a report was taken.

Restraining order: San Anselmo Police Department. 4:03 p.m. Officer assisted a citizen with taking property for safekeeping to comply with a restraining order. A report was taken.

Garbage can watch: Prospect Avenue. 5:26 p.m. Caller reported her neighbors haven't taken in their garbage cans and it was unusual for them. Officers responded and the house was found secure and nothing appeared suspicious. Officers met with the reporting person.

 

Thursday, July 19

Stolen vehicle: Sir Francis Drake Blvd. 12:27 a.m. Officer advised he had located an unoccupied vehicle that was still running. The driver's door was open and it appeared to have run over a traffic island. A male subject had also been seen running in the area just prior to locating the vehicle. It was determined the vehicle was an unreported stolen vehicle. The vehicle was towed from the scene. A report was taken.

Suspicious person: Tunstead Avenue. 1:49 p.m. Caller reported an intoxicated subject was sleeping in the area. Officers responded and the subject was escorted out of the business. The subject was not intoxicated. Matter was abated. 

Petty theft: Redwood Road. 4:35 p.m. Caller reported a chain that blocks access to his property was cut. Officer responded and contacted the reporting person. There was determined to be a chain and lock taken, but no suspect information.

 

Wednesday, July 18

Barking dog: San Anselmo Avenue. 1:15 a.m. Anonymous caller reported a dog was barking for over an hour. The area was checked and it was quiet on arrival.

Burglary: San Anselmo Police Department on San Anselmo Avenue. 9:16 a.m. Reporting person said her storage unit was burglarized. Officer met with the RP and determined there wasn't enough information at this time for a crime report.

Water flooding: West Court. 9:46 a.m. Caller reported water was flooding from her neighbor’s house into her house. Officers assisted fire department in shutting off the water main.

Animal complaint: Meadowcroft Drive. 6:21 p.m. Caller reported she hit a cat and it was injured. Humane was notified and en route. Officer responded and assisted. The driver transported the cat herself and humane was canceled. 

Selena Xochitl Martinez July 25, 2012 at 05:31 PM
I witnessed the vehicle and bicycle collision on sir francis drake boulevard. the cyclist crossed directly in front of traffic, the cycleist ignored the traffic laws recklessly and try to cross the intersection on a red light, it was not the vehicle driver's fault in any way.
Brett July 25, 2012 at 07:30 PM
I like that the Juveniles had temper tantrums after they were denied booze. May mean they're not ready for it yet...

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