The following incidents were reported by the Twin Cities Police between Sept. 19-25, 2012. Suspects are innocent unless proven guilty. Arrests do not necessarily equal convictions.
• Twin Cities Police Officers responded to a residence in the 60 block of Via Belardo after a subject dialed 9-1-1, placed the phone down, and spoke in a foreign language before the line disconnected. The subject then called back on 9-1-1 stating her intoxicated boyfriend beat her with a box of diapers, took her phone, and broke it. After contacting the involved parties, the male subject became uncooperative and combative. With the assistance of Officers from other local Police Departments, a Greenbrae man was arrested for Domestic Battery and Felony Resisting Arrest. After he was treated by medics at the scene for a complaint of pain, and he was medically cleared at the Marin General Hospital Emergency Room, he was booked at the Marin County Jail.
• A resident of the 30 block of San Clemente Drive reported his girlfriend hit him in the head with a phone and he was bleeding. He stated he did lose consciousness, but was now awake. TCPA Officers and the Corte Madera Fire Department responded. He was treated and released at the scene. The other involved parties were also contacted. A Domestic Battery report was taken, to be filed with the Marin County District Attorney’s Office.
• Officers contacted a San Rafael man and a Marin City woman in an occupied vehicle in a parking lot in the 100 block of Nellen Avenue. It was determined the male subject is on probation and a probation search was conducted. An iPod, which had been reported as stolen to the Marin County Sheriff’s Office, was located on the female and she was arrested for Possession of Stolen Property. She was also found to be in possession of narcotics and narcotics paraphernalia and was arrested for those charges as well. The male subject was also arrested for Possession of Stolen Property and Violation of Probation. Both subjects were booked into the Marin County Jail.
• Pursuant to be located to the rear of a business in the 2000 block of Redwood Highway, a Marin City woman was arrested for an outstanding warrant held by the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office. She was booked into the Marin County Jail.
• A resident of the 20 block of Creekside Court reported they are the victim of an Identity Theft. It was determined that someone in New York had used his personal information to open a fraudulent account. An Identity Theft report was taken and will be forwarded to the appropriate law enforcement agency for follow-up.
• An employee of Redwood High School reported an iPad was stolen from desk of a teacher. A Petty Theft report was taken for documentation.
• A Petaluma resident reported while she was shopping at a business in the Village Shopping Center, her wallet with $300 cash, credit cards and gift cards was stolen. A Theft report was taken.
• A Manhattan Beach resident reported her rental car had been broken into via window smash while parked in a lot at the Marin Country Mart Shopping Center. Taken was a laptop valued at $1,000. An Auto Burglary report was taken.
• A resident of Verona Place reported there is a female subject at her front door said she had been hitchhiking from San Rafael and was picked up by male subject who assaulted her. Contact was made with a homeless woman. A Report was taken for Assault/Battery and Attempted Kidnap. There is possible follow-up pending.
• A resident of the 70 block of Frances Avenue reported that while her vehicle was parked around the corner from her residence, in the area of Bayo Vista Avenue and Frances Avenue, someone entered her vehicle by smashing the front passenger window. A wallet and purse were taken. A credit card has already been used. An Auto Burglary report was taken, and there may be further investigation pending.
• A Larkspur resident reported his daughter's vehicle was vandalized while it was parked in a lot at Redwood High School. There was garbage thrown on the vehicle. The daughter is also receiving threatening text messages. Documentation was provided and there will be follow-up with the school.
• While interviewing a subject for an unrelated matter at the TCPA Police Facility, it was determined that the subject, a San Francisco man, had an outstanding arrest warrant held by the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office. He was arrested and booked at the Marin County Jail.
• A representative of a business in the 20 block of Tamal Vista Boulevard reported someone had attempted to gain access to the business by prying the front door. No access was gained and the door had already been repaired. Documentation was provided for the Attempted Commercial Burglary.
• A Mill Valley resident reported her locked, turquoise, 21 speed Specialized women's mountain bike, valued at $300 had been taken from the bike rack at the Golden Gate Ferry Terminal. Documentation was provided for the theft.
• A resident of the 30 block of San Clemente Drive reported her girlfriend had assaulted her and then left the area in a vehicle. She refused medical treatment at the scene. A report was taken for Domestic Battery and there will be follow-up with the Marin County District Attorney’s Office.
• A resident of the 600 block of Redwood Avenue reported someone took his mail from the mailbox. He stated approximately $185 worth of Lionel Train merchandise was stolen. Documentation was provided for the theft and he was referred to the Post Master’s Office.
• A Sausalito resident reported a theft had occurred while he was at the 24 Hour Fitness center in the Marin Country Mart Shopping Center. He reported the cash in his wallet was missing. The lock on his locker had been tampered with. The loss is $100. Documentation was provided for the theft.
• Pursuant to a traffic stop in the 1800 block of Redwood Highway, it was determined the driver, a San Rafael man, had an outstanding warrant held by the Marin County Sheriff’s Office. He was arrested and booked at the Marin County Jail.
• A caller, via 9-1-1, reported a possible intoxicated driver on East Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, in the area of the Golden Gate Ferry Terminal. The vehicle was located and stopped. A San Anselmo man was determined to be driving under the influence of alcohol and was arrested. He was booked at the Marin County Jail for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and violation of Probation.
• A Larkspur resident reported the theft of his wallet and iPod from his backpack while he was at Redwood High School. A Theft report was taken for documentation.
• A resident in the 1000 block of South Eliseo Drive reported someone used a crow bar to attempt to break into the coin box on a washing machine. The cash box on one washer was damaged, but not entered. A Commercial Burglary report was taken.
• A resident of the 20 block of Hazel Avenue reported when they returned from vacation, they found the front door of their residence unlocked. It was determined that the residence had been entered and items were stolen. Items taken include a lap top and jewelry. A Residential Burglary report was taken.
• While TCPA Officers were conducting follow-up for another matter, a San Rafael man was determined to have an outstanding warrant held by the Marin County Sheriff’s Office. He was arrested and booked into the Marin County Jail.
• A Loss Prevention Agent for Macy’s, located in the Village Shopping Center, reported they had a subject in custody for the theft of $195.48 in merchandise. A San Rafael man was arrested for shoplifting. After processing at the station, he was released on a citation.
• A business in the Village Shopping Center reported two women came into the store with empty shopping bags. When they left, the employees checked the changing room and found an empty perfume box and a sensor tag. The mall was checked for the two subjects with negative results. It was determined a bottle of perfume and a pair of orange sweatpants were taken for a loss of $98. A Commercial Burglary Report was taken.
• A San Rafael resident, who had reported his vehicle stolen to TCPA on July 24, reported he received a call from a male subject in San Pablo today to advise he had purchased his truck from a residence in Point Richmond. The subject told him he found his contact number on paperwork in the truck and wanted to speak to him regarding the truck not passing smog. The subject advised he had the address of the residence he purchased the vehicle from. Officers responded to the location of the vehicle in San Pablo and it was recovered. The camper shell was missing from the vehicle. The vehicle was removed from the Stolen Vehicle System. There is further investigation pending.
During this one week time period, Twin Cities Police had 369 calls for service. This included one call related to accidents with minor injuries, six hit and run accidents and eight property damage only accidents. There were three auto burglaries, four commercial burglaries and three residential burglaries. There was one call related to Driving while Intoxicated, resulting in one arrest.
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