The following is a selection of calls made to the Fairfax Police Department from April 6 to April 8. The full reports can be found on the department's website.
Sunday, Apr. 8
4:28 p.m. CITIZEN ASSIST
A man reported that his vehicle was missing and possibly stolen from the lot of 19 Broadway. The officer checked the area and located the vehicle in a different parking lot close by. According to the police log, the man was reunited with his vehicle.
10:42 a.m. BURGLARY
An unknown suspect tampered with the back door lock of The Herbal Garden on Bolinas Road and an unspecified amount of cash was taken. It is unknown if anything else was removed.
11:52 a.m. ABANDONED VEHICLE
A white Chevrolet van with Virginia plates had reportedly not been moved in five days on Forrest Avenue. There was a bed in the back and the reporting party was not sure if someone has been sleeping in the van. It was gone upon arrival of the police.
12:23 p.m. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES
At the smaller baseball diamond at Gomez Field, there are some plastic bottles with an unknown substance inside. The reporting party didn’t see anybody around the bottles and has no idea how long they had been there. Bottles were later deemed to be and safely detonated.
1:05 p.m. ANIMAL COMPLAINT
A pit bull in a parked car at Parkade on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard lunged at and almost bit a citizen. The Humane Society was notified.
10:07 p.m. UNWANTED SUBJECT
A woman who had previously reported a homeless person behind her house on Taylor Drive who was moved along by police, saw his bicycle locked at a stop sign at the base of the hill and believes the homeless person may have returned. The bike was gone upon arrival of the police.
Saturday, Apr. 7
4:44 a.m. NOISE COMPLAINT
A resident complained about a party on Meernaa Avenue with drumming and loud talking. The resident would like them to quiet down. Officers found it quiet on arrival.
8:15 a.m. INSANITY CASE
There was a suspicious woman loitering in the area of Meernaa Avenue at Spring Lane. Upon contact, she was found to be unable to care for her own safety. She was transported to the hospital and placed on a hold.
9:10 a.m. VANDALISM
A rock was thrown through the window at Fairfax Market and the subject was detained by the staff and later cited for the violation.
9:53 a.m. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES
A report came in of a suspicious subject in the area of Sir Francis Drake Boulevard possibly carrying a rifle case. The subject was located and found to be carrying a guitar case.
11:05 a.m. NOISE COMPLAINT
Complaint of a loud PA system was reported at Fairfax Park on Bolinas Road. Status: Unfounded.
1:37 p.m. ANIMAL COMPLAINT
A citizen says a dog has been left under a tarp in the back end of a pickup truck in the Mono Lot for several hours. Status: Unfounded.
2:21 p.m. JUVENILE PROBLEM
A resident of Dominga Avenue would like to speak with an officer about an ongoing issue he is having with a group of juveniles in his neighborhood. Advice was given.
2:37 p.m. VEHICLE ACCIDENT – MINOR INJURY
There was a report of two motorcyclists down on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard.
17:36 p.m. SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES
A woman reported that her young child was missing on Pacheco Avenue. The child was located moments later and was fine.
10:51 p.m. PUBLIC INTOXICATION
An officer contacted several subjects in Peri Park after dark, in violation of Town code. One was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication.
19:22 p.m. CITIZEN ASSIST
Using a tracking program, a man tracked his phone, lost earlier in the day, to an address on Wreden Avenue. On arrival, the officer contacted a resident who found the phone while hiking on a trail that the reporting party had also been on. The resident was attempting to contact the owner to return it. The phone was returned to the owner.
Friday, Apr. 6
2:06 p.m. WITH SUBJECTS
An officer was assisting a child who fell of a bicycle on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard at Oak Tree Lane.
5:48 p.m. FOUND PROPERTY
An anonymous man found a black leather handbag at the Lower Pavilion lot on Elsie Lane and turned it into the police for safekeeping.
6:39 p.m. FOUND PROPERTY
A citizen noticed a pink mountain bike parked behind the tree/shrubs opposite the Lanai Apartments on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard and reported it at the police counter.
10:17 p.m. SUSPICIOUS PERSON
A woman reported someone camping in the area behind her house on Taylor Drive. The subject was given a verbal warning.
11:47 p.m. NOISE COMPLAINT
Two vehicles were in the parking lot with the radio turned up very loudly at the Fairfax Theatre on Broadway.