Rash of Car Burglaries in San Anselmo

The Central Marin Police Authority responded to several San Anselmo calls Jan. 16-20 involving cars that were broken into or other theft situations.


Sunday, Jan. 20 

Citizen assist: 2:36 p.m. Pine Street and San Anselmo Avenue. 911 caller reported he parked his vehicle on the street approximately one hour ago, came out and the vehicle is now gone. The vehicle was located on SFD north of Pine. RP (reporting person) and vehicle were reunited.

Disturbing the peace: 7:44 p.m. Morningside Drive. Resident reported his girlfriend was outside of his residence "freaking out." Officers responded and contacted both parties; it was determined to be verbal argument only. The female was sent home and advised not to return to the residence that night.

Disturbing the peace: 8:56 p.m. Morningside Drive. Received a call with a female subject yelling and a male subject said "help” before the line disconnected. On callback, call went to voicemail. Officers responded and contacted the resident again who were in a verbal argument fronting the residence. The female was abated from the area.

Assist: 10:54 p.m. Butterfield Road. Resident advised her neighbor walked into her residence saying his brother was outside and trying to kill him. RP stated the subject locked himself in her bathroom. The brother was not seen outside and it was determined the subject was not being threatened by anyone. Officers responded and assisted the Marin County Sheriff’s Office and the subject was transported to Marin General Hospital and placed on a W&I hold.


Friday, Jan. 18

Tow: 11:59 a.m. Tamalpais Avenue. RP reported a vehicle was completely blocking the driveway. Officer responded and vehicle was towed from the scene.  

Suspicious circumstances: 5:56 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported he saw four subjects climbing up a building with flashlights. Officers responded and contacted a group of contractors.  They were servicing a cell tower.


Thursday, Jan. 17

Vehicle complaint: 7:53 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported a vehicle was parked in the lot taking up six spaces. Officer responded and cited the vehicle.

Stolen boots: 10:11 a.m. Calumet Avenue. RP reported a pair of boots was taken from her unlocked vehicle. RP requested documentation and extra patrol. The beat unit was advised

Stolen bikes: 1:16 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported two mountain bikes were locked in her carport and were taken sometime last night. Officer contacted the RP and documentation was provided. 

Vehicle vs. cyclist: 4:21 p.m. Bank St/Sir Francis Drake Bl.  RP reported a cyclist hit his vehicle. RP pulled over and attempted to contact the cyclist, who didn't reply to any questions and kept quiet. He did write down the RP’s license plate number and then left. The incident number was provided to the RP. 


Wednesday, Jan. 16

Animal complaint: 8:01 a.m. The Alameda and Berkeley Avenue. RP reported a decomposing deer carcass was in the roadway. Officer responded and determined it was not creating a hazard. Humane was notified for pick up.

Stolen packages: 10:58 a.m. The Alameda. RP reported that some packages were stolen from their porch. RP requested documentation only at this time.

Suspicious circumstances: 12:20 p.m. Holstein Road. RP reported he discovered that his car door was ajar and items were missing. Officer contacted the RP and advice was given.

Stolen vehicle: 5:10 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported her car was missing and she hadn’t seen it in a few days. Officer responded and took a report. RP later called back and advised she misplaced her vehicle and forgot she had parked it elsewhere. An officer met with her and confirmed the error. 


Tuesday, Jan. 15

Stolen vehicle: 8:19 a.m. Angela Avenue. Resident reported her vehicle was taken while parked in the driveway with the engine was running. Unit contacted the RP. 

Petty theft: 8:41 a.m. Holstein Road. Resident reported his unlocked vehicles and a neighbors unlocked vehicle had been gone through during the night. The RP was contacted and advised some CD's had been taken. 

Petty theft: 12:58 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. On 01-14-2013 her iPhone was taken from her unlocked vehicle. Unit contacted the RP. Loss was $450.

Petty theft: 3:11 p.m. Holstein Road. Resident reported her vehicle was broken into overnight and items were taken. Officer responded and was unable to contact the resident.

Residential burglary: 7:01 p.m. The Alameda. Resident reported her residence was broken into and ransacked sometime between 6:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Officer responded and determined entry was made through a broken window. Taken were a television, computer, checks and jewelry. 


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