Suspicious Men in Pink and Painted Threatening Statements

The San Anselmo police log for Oct. 17-22 includes a DUI arrest.


 Monday, Oct. 22

Suspicious person: 3:13 a.m. Magnolia Avenue. RP (reporting person) said a male subject came to their back door knocking saying he used to live there and wanted to use the bathroom. Officers responded and checked the area, the subject was not located.

Vehicle complaint: 4:06 p.m. San Francisco Blvd. RP reported a vehicle was parked since mid-week last week. Officer made contact with the owner who had been ill.  She moved her vehicle.


Sunday, Oct. 21

Suspicious circumstances: 1:33 a.m. Grove Hill Avenue North. RP reported a male subject arrived at her residence and she met him once six months prior. The RP advised the subject to leave and not return. Officers checked the area and the subject was not located. Contact was made with the RP and no further information was provided.

Broken bottle: 10:14 a.m. Veterans Place. Officer reported a broken bottle in the area and he was able to clean up some of the glass. Department of Public Works was notified for clean-up.

Family disturbance: 8:52 p.m. Crescent Road. RP reported a family disturbance at the residence. Officers responded and assisted with mediating the situation.

Suspicious circumstances: 10:27 p.m. Sunnyhills Drive. RP reported her juvenile daughter was on foot and noticed a male driver appeared to have been following her. The daughter contacted the RP who responded and confronted the subject. The subject apologized several times and then left. Contact was made with the RP’s brother and the subject was determined to have been in the area waiting to give a friend a ride home. No merit to suspicious activity. An informational report was taken.


Saturday, Oct. 20

Dead animal: 12:26 a.m. Lansdale Avenue. RP reported a deceased animal in the area. Humane was advised.

DUI driver: 3:12 a.m. Ancho Vista Avenue and Redhill Avenue. RP reported a driver hit a parked vehicle. Officer responded and determined the subject was driving while intoxicated. Subject was arrested and booked into Marin County Jail. The passenger was provided a courtesy ride to his residence and both vehicles were towed.

Vehicle vs. light pole: 11:44 a.m. San Anselmo Ave. RP reported a vehicle vs. light pole collision. Officer and Fire responded. Fire provided emergency repairs to the light pole. A report was taken.

Suspicious men in pink: 2:53 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported two male subjects wearing pink shirts were digging holes in the roadway. Officer responded and determined it was the fire department. 

Accident: 3:58 p.m. Red Hill Avenue. RP reported he witnessed a vehicle accident where one of the drivers appeared to be impaired, was swerving and nearly caused another accident before colliding into the current vehicle. Officer responded and advised the involved parties were exchanging information and waiting on a tow.  Nothing suspicious was noted.

Go-carts: 5:47 p.m. Terrace Avenue and Ross Valley Drive. Anonymous RP reported juveniles were speeding in the neighborhood on go-carts. Officers checked the area and the subjects were gone on arrival.


Friday, Oct. 19

Petty theft: 8:13 a.m. Woodland Avenue. RP advised every Friday morning she sees a woman taking recyclables from the curb. RP advised the subject’s vehicle is a silver compact. Officer checked the area and was unable to locate the subject.

Painted threats: 10:08 a.m. Jordan Avenue. RP reported threatening statements were painted on her driveway sometime today. The RP was contacted, given advice and requested no further action. Also, the paint damage was to the curb, not her driveway.

Civil problem: 11:42 a.m. San Anselmo Avenue. Resident reported she is evicting her roommate and they are having verbal issues. RP requested advice on eviction. 

Petty theft: 1:19 p.m. San Anselmo Avenue. On Oct. 17, a female subject got gas from Gas & Shop. She left a credit card with the cashier and left without retrieving the card. When the attendant attempted to charge the card for the purchase, it was declined.

Yelling 18-year-old: 4:47 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Her 18-year-old daughter is yelling and moving things that don't belong to her. Officers contacted both of the involved parties and the matter was mediated. They were given advice and will call if further assist is needed.

Noise complaint: 4:51 p.m. Jones Street and Mariposa Ave. Citizen reported the house on the corner is playing loud music, there are dogs barking, and she can smell marijuana. Upon officer's arrival there was no loud music or smell of marijuana.  The owner of the barking dog was contacted and advised of the complaint.


Thursday, Oct. 18

Petty theft: 8:26 a.m. Summit Road. RP reported duffle bag containing his wallet is missing from his house. Occurred yesterday. RP had painters on scene yesterday.   Contact was made, and a report was taken.

Civil standby: 5:54 p.m. San Anselmo Avenue. RP requested a civil standby in front of the police station, while he changes the custody of his child with the child's mother.


Wednesday, Oct. 17 

Unwanted subject: 6:29 a.m. The Alameda. RP reported her husband is trying to break in to her room. She is living in the detached in-law unit to the rear of the house. Officers contacted both subjects and determined it was verbal only, they were counseled and the male half is leaving.

Suspicious bus: 7:42 a.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and San Anselmo.  Citizen reported a bus flashing "Help Call 911". Officer along with an Marin County Sheriff’s Officer deputy located the bus and determined it was an accidental activation by the driver.

Parking problem: 8:14 a.m. Agatha Court and Saunders Av. Officer was flagged down by the resident who suspected a vehicle had been burglarized. It was determined to just be a poor parking job no merit to burglary.

Missing person: 10:18 p.m. Medway Road. RP reported her 12-year-old daughter, got mad and left the residence on her bike stating she was running away. Missing person was last seen wearing a blue short-sleeved shirt, green sweats no shoes and she was last seen headed toward San Anselmo Avenue. While the unit was at the scene, the girl's father located her a block away from the house and when she was returned all parties were counseled.

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