Trash Throwers, Big Partiers and Noisy Neighbors

The San Anselmo police log for Aug. 19-22 includes petty theft, an intoxicated-appearing man acting "creepy"and harassing two teenagers and multiple loud parties.


Wednesday, August 22

Moving the furniture: 5:42 a.m. Oak Knoll Avenue. RP (reporting person) reported his upstairs neighbors were moving furniture during the night for the last three nights. Officer responded and found the residence quiet on arrival. The RP was contacted. No further action requested.

Dead deer: 6:03 a.m. Spring Grove Avenue and Greenfield Avenue. RP reported a dead deer on the side of the road near the hillside. Humane was advised.

Suspicious person: 7:33 a.m. Veterans Place. While providing foot patrol at the listed location, contact was made with a subject on the hillside near the batting cage. Subject was advised to clear his personal property from the area and not return, or he would be subject to arrest.

Civil problem: 1:38 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported a subject had come out of his apartment and ran at him. RP advised he had to run into another tenant’s apartment to get away from him. RP also has the subject on recording saying he was going to buy a gun and shoot the RP. Both parties were contacted and advice was given.

Petty theft: 4:04 p.m. Scenic Avenue. RP reported he had an iPod which he borrowed from a friend, stolen from his house. RP had invited some friends over to his house along with some other subjects from the mall and after they left the iPod came up missing. RP called the subjects who admitted to taking the iPod and they agreed to return it to him but have since stopped all communication with him. RP will come to the station for a report. Officer met with the RP and provided advice, RP will confer with the iPod owner and they will contact PD if she wants a report.

Suspicious circumstances: 7:32 p.m. Red Hill Ave. RP reported someone has been taking recycling from the dumpsters every night at approximately 1920 hrs. RP requested extra patrol in the area. Officer checked the area and the subject was not located. Extra patrols were provided.


Tuesday, August 21

Hot air: 1:36 a.m. San Anselmo Ave. Caller reported her neighbor was somehow putting hot air into her apartment. Officers responded and met with the RP and found no merit to her claim.

Unwelcome basketball: 7:20 a.m. Arroyo Ave. and Butterfield Road. RP reported the neighbors play basketball early in the morning and wake them up. Officer contacted the players, who were advised of the complaint.

Sleeper: 7:43 a.m. Kientz Lane. Officer contacted a subject who fell asleep in her vehicle while waiting for her brother. She was advised of the ordinance.

Rug theft: 1:40 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported someone stole a used rug from inside of his residence. Officer contacted the RP and the information was documented.

Trash throwers: 3:08 p.m. Shaw Drive. RP reported two female subjects were throwing their trash in the park. RP contacted the subjects and they picked up the trash.

Vehicle collision: 3:36 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. and Ross Avenue. Officers responded to a minor injury collision. One of the drivers declined medical treatment. Officers took a report.

Acting creepy: 4:26 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP said a male subject was harassing two teenage girls and was acting creepy and appeared intoxicated. Officers contacted the subject who was not intoxicated. He was warned on talking with young females and was abated from the area.

Barking dog: 9:09 p.m. San Anselmo Avenue. Caller reported a barking dog was left outside. Residence was checked and the dogs were quiet on arrival and were inside the residence. RP made a second report that the dogs were still barking. The residence was again checked and found quiet.


Monday, August 20

Noise complaint: 1:19 a.m. Barber Avenue. RP reported a loud party at a neighbor's house. Officers responded and located a large group at the house. It was determined to be an adult party and the subjects were shutting it down. The resident was contacted and was advised of the complaint. They will keep it down during their clean up.

Telephone scam: 9:35 a.m. Timothy Avenue. RP reported a telephone scam and requested it be documented at this time.

Vehicle collision: 9:39 a.m. Cordone Avenue and Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported a vehicle hit a utility pole. PG&E arrived on scene just prior to officer arrival.  The pole fell across all lanes of traffic, completely blocking the roadway. PG&E confirmed they were phone and cable lines only, and not power. The driver was uninjured and officers took a non-injury collision report.

Fire assist: 2:13 p.m. Park Way. RP reported plants in front of a building were on fire. The Ross Valley Fire Department and officers responded and the fire was extinguished.

Citizen assist: 6:14 p.m. Officer initiated activity on Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Officer contacted a motorist who was having issues with his vehicle alarm.

Suspicious call: 8:41 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Bl. RP reported she received a suspicious phone call and requested advice. Officer contacted the RP and determined it was a prank call.

Noise complaint: 10:23 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported his neighbor was stomping on the floor and banging something on the walls. RP called back a second time, stating it was getting worse. Officer responded and contacted the involved parties. They advised they would keep it down tonight.

Juvenile problem: 11:15 p.m. Brookmead Court. Anonymous RP reported a juvenile party and RP heard glass breaking. Officers responded and contacted the residents and several patrons, some adults and some juveniles. Juveniles were picked up by responsible parties or parents. The responsible parties were warned and the party was shut down.

Noise complaint: 11:32 p.m. Grove Hill Ave North. RP reported a neighbor was outside the residence yelling and banging on something. RP believed she was possibly intoxicated. Officer responded and it was quiet on arrival, outside the residence. Subject was already inside and could be heard, but with the lights out.


Sunday, August 19 

Male subjects: 1:27 a.m. Butterfield Road and Suffield Ave. Anonymous RP reported there were two male subjects hanging out in the area. Officer checked the area and the subjects weren't located.

Door knocking: 7:07 a.m. Ray Court. RP reported someone was knocking on their door. Officer responded and contacted the RP. The area was checked with negative results.

Disturbing the peace: 5:50 p.m. Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported two female subjects were harassing him and his girlfriend. One of the females allegedly had a weapon and tried to stab the RP, but a third party stood in between them. Officers responded and contacted all involved parties. No crime was committed and no merit to any involved weapons. Parties were counseled and abated from the area.

Family disturbance: 7:11 p.m. Monterey Avenue. RP reported a family disturbance and requested assistance. Officers responded and contacted the involved parties and determined it was a verbal argument between mother and daughter only. Parties were advised to call back if further assistance was needed.

Juveniles partying: 10:06 p.m. Saunders Avenue and Sir Francis Drake Blvd. RP reported juveniles were in the area partying and had two vehicles associated with them. Officer responded and contacted a group of seven subjects. They were advised of the complaint and would be leaving.

Juveniles speeding: 10:17 p.m. San Anselmo Avenue. RP reported juveniles in a vehicle were speeding and not stopping at several stop signs. They passed by a cyclist and used an air horn as they passed them. Officer checked the area with negative results.

Noise complaint: 10:25 p.m. Ancho Vista Avenue. RP reported a loud party was outside and subjects were most likely intoxicated and belligerent. A responsible party was contacted and would turn down the music and move the party inside. 



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