Stolen Catnip, an Injured Deer Stuck in a Fence and a Missing 3-Year-Old

The San Anselmo Police Log for Sept. 25-Oct. 1 includes a missing 3-year-old who police helped reunite with his mother.


Monday, Oct. 1

Public intoxication: 3:12 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported a subject knocked on her door and then sat on a chair on her front porch. RP thought he was intoxicated. RP called out to the subject and he stated he was looking for an unknown subject. Officers responded and contacted a San Francisco man who was arrested for public intoxication and booked at Marin County Jail.

Inappropriate comments: 1:03 p.m. Crescent Road. RP reported a made subject made inappropriate comments to her. Officers checked the area and the subject was not located.

Sick squirrel: 4:06 p.m. Madrone Avenue. RP reported a sick squirrel was sitting in front of the door. Humane was advised.

Disturbing the peace: 4:17 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported a male subject was yelling and banging on the RP’s door. Officers responded and contacted the subject who lived in the area. Both parties were counseled and advised to stay away from each other.

Suspicious circumstances: 11:41 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported she heard a juvenile yelling, "no, no," and crying and yelling was also heard. Officers responded and contacted a group of three juveniles who stated they heard it too and said they weren't involved. They didn't think the person was in distress. Officers checked the area with negative results.


Sunday, Sept 30 

Hit-and-run: 10:31 a.m. Oak Avenue. Resident reported sometime during the night someone damaged their fence. The RP was contacted and documentation provided. There is no suspect information.

Missing 3-year-old: 12:13 p.m. San Anselmo Avenue. Officer reported a missing three-year-old boy in the area. The child was located and re-united with his mother.

Deer stuck in a fence: 2:16 p.m. Oak Springs Drive. Resident reported an injured deer is stuck in their fence. Humane was advised.

Stolen catnip: 2:22 p.m. Sunnyhills Drive. Resident reported someone entered through her kitchen window and stole cat supplies. The RP was contacted and advised she believed catnip was taken. Documentation provided. The RP also requests extra patrol of the parking lot in "the wee hours of the morning.”

Stolen bike: 2:41 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Citizen reported the theft of his son's bicycle from the bike rack at Drake High sometime overnight. Bicycle is a black Giant road bike, valued at $400.

Missing Buddha: 11:11 p.m. Robson Park on Crescent Road. Citizen reported her Yorkshire terrier is missing in the park. "Buddha" is wearing a red sweater and service animal vest. Officer assisted the RP in locating the dog.


Saturday, Sept. 29

Vehicle collision: 9:02 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Report of a vehicle collision with one of the involved complaining of back pain. FD responded and the patient declined further assistance.

Noise complaint: 12:58 p.m. San Anselmo Avenue. RP reported she is a caregiver and the music behind the employer's house was blaring music. Officer contacted the RP and advised the noise is coming from a town permitted block party on Elm.

Suspicious vehicle: 10:03 p.m. Pasadena Avenue. RP reported a two-door vehicle that appeared to be occupied was parked in the area and when the RP went outside the vehicle sped away up the street. Area was checked and the vehicle was gone. Officer made contact with the RP who was advised to call the PD if the vehicle returns.


Friday, Sept. 28

Dead deer: 12:29 a.m. Butterfield Road. Officer reported a dead deer in the roadway. Humane was advised.

Suspicious circumstances: 8:37 a.m. Forbes Avenue. Unknown subject(s) had been on the construction site between 9/27 at 5 p.m. to 9/28 at 8 a.m. RP advised it appears nothing is missing. RP would like contact and extra patrol. RP was contacted via telephone.

Stolen sushi: 1:01 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. An employee reported having a male subject detained for the theft of $27 worth of sushi. Subject was counseled, as the RP did not wish to press charges. 


Thursday, Sept. 27

Noise complaint: 2:49 a.m. Grove Hill Avenue North. RP reported his neighbor was out in her yard shouting and was possibly intoxicated. Officers contacted the subject who was inside her residence and agreed to close the door for the night.

Extra traffic control: 12:02 p.m. San Anselmo Avenue. Citizen was requesting extra patrol for the crosswalks on San Anselmo Ave., due to pedestrians stepping out into traffic, causing vehicles to have to slam on their brakes. Officers were advised.

Animal complaint: 3:02 p.m. San Anselmo Ave. RP requested to speak with an officer regarding an incident that had happened in the park a week ago. RP's dog was on leash, and a woman with four dogs, three that were on leash, approached the RP. RP advised the woman that her dog was not friendly. RP stated the woman’s dog attacked RPs dog which needed stitches. The woman gave the RP her name and phone number regarding the vet bill but is not returning the RPs call. RP contacted and advice was given.

Alarm: 3:20 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported a silent hold up alarm to the teller counter at the noted location. Officers responded and contacted an employee who said the alarm was activated by. Interior checked and all appeared secure.

Landlord problems: 3:44 p.m. Brookside Court. RP reported she was renting a room at the noted location and has discovered the landlord had been secretly recording her while in her room. RP feels the subject may also be using meth. RP was contacted and advice was given.

Petty theft: 7:02 p.m. Greenfield Avenue. RP reported sometime between 4:45 p.m. and 6:25 p.m. her locked brown Kona 27 speed mountain bike, valued at $700, was taken from the bike rack at the noted location. RP advised she located the lock in the creek. RP stated she may be able to locate a serial number, and will call back when she does. A log number was provided.

Petty theft: 8:42 p.m. Crescent Lane. RP reported she believed her son had been inside her residence earlier in the day and may have taken her cell phone. RP stated her son had been advised he is not welcome on the property. RP requested advice and extra patrol. Officer responded and advice was given to the RP.

Oven on fire: 9:21 p.m. San Anselmo Avenue. RP reported via 911 his oven was on fire. Handled by Ross Valley Fire Department and units stood by for traffic control.


Wednesday, Sept. 26

Water ballooning: 2:07 p.m. Lansdale Avenue. Via 911, three kids in a gold four-door vehicle threw a water balloon at his stomach and took off toward Fairfax on Center. Fairfax Police Department was notified.

Petty theft: 3:56 p.m. Valley Road. RP reported a theft from her unlocked vehicle parked in the driveway sometime between  Sept. 25 at 5 p.m. and time of call. Taken were a Fastrak, GPS, CDs and other miscellaneous items. Loss is estimated at $400.


Tuesday, Sept. 25

Petty theft: 9:31 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported someone entered her unlocked vehicle and items were taken.  Information was documented.

Struck gas line: 1:41 p.m. Meadowcroft Drive. RP reported he struck a gas line in his backyard. Officer responded and assisted Fire. It was determined to be a small leak. Officer stood by until PG&E arrived and advised the situation was under control.

Bucket of dog poop: 4:27 p.m. Agatha Court. RP requested advice regarding a bucket of dog feces being found in her yard by her gardener. The RP was contacted and advice given. Extra patrol was requested during daylight hours, specifically for leash law violations.

Screaming child: 9:42 p.m. San Anselmo Avenue. RP reported a child was screaming for 15 minutes. Officers responded and located the disturbance at the noted apartment. Contact was made with the parents and the child. The child was determined to be acting out and refusing to follow the rules. No merit to any child abuse. 


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