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Police Report: Naked Person Reported; Bikes Stolen

Cyclists report a disoriented, naked woman in the CalPark Tunnel.

The following incidents were reported by the Twin Cities Police between Oct. 3-9, 2012. Suspects are innocent unless proven guilty. Arrests do not necessarily equal convictions.

• An employee with the Golden Gate Ferry Terminal reported two cyclists contacted her and advised they both saw a disoriented naked female in the bicycle tunnel, closer to the Larkspur side.  Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the subject. The information was also provided to the San Rafael Police Department.

• A Greenbrae resident reported his son's iPhone was stolen from the gym at Redwood High School. The loss is approximately $150. The theft was unwitnessed, but he got a "ping" off the phone somewhere in Novato. He had contacted the Novato Police Department and they advised he needed to report the phone stolen before they can do anything. A theft report was taken and there is follow-up pending with NPD.

• A San Anselmo resident reported their locked bicycle, a black Giant LX, 21 speeds, men’s frame, valued at $500, was stolen from the Golden Gate Ferry Terminal. A theft report was taken and there is further action on pending.

• A Mill Valley resident reported his silver Santa Cruz blur, 20 speeds, men’s frame, bicycle, valued at $5,000, was taken while in the area of the Bay Club, located in the Corte Madera Town Center. A Theft report was taken and there is further investigation in progress.

• A resident of the 700 building of Old Quarry Road South reported the theft of her bicycle, a Jamison Durango men's frame mountain bike, 18 speeds, red and black with a black seat that has a white stripe, valued at approximately $500. Documentation was provided for the theft.

• A Loss Prevention Agent for Nordstrom, located in the Village Shopping Center reported three or four male subjects used a stolen American Express card to make a $3,000 purchase. He stated they were last seen at the Apple store and are associated with a silver sedan parked in a lot near Macy's. The area checked for the subjects and they were located. Three men, all Mexican nationals, were arrested for Commercial Burglary, Credit Card Fraud, Possession of Narcotics and Identity Theft. They were booked at the Marin County Jail.

• An employee for the Town of Corte Madera reported the light standards in the area of Redwood Avenue and Corte Madera Avenue had been vandalized several times over the past three weeks. A Vandalism report was taken for documentation.

• The Richmond Police Department reported they had recovered a vehicle reported stolen to TCPA on Sept. 30, 2012, from the area of Redwood Highway and Industrial Way. The vehicle was removed from the Stolen Vehicle System and the owner was notified.

• A resident of the 100 block of Via Barranca reported she has been the victim of fraud with a loss of approximately $40,000. She advised she received a call from a person stating that she is her "granddaughter" and that she had been in a DUI accident in Canada. She said that the person didn't sound like her granddaughter, but claimed her nose had been broken in the accident. The next day, she received a call from a person claiming to be a District Attorney who said in order for the DUI to not appear on her granddaughter’s record, she had to send $15,000 to a bank in Canada, which she did. The next week, she received a call from a person posing as a Prosecutor who said there were injuries to the other party and requested another $23,800. It was determined one of the transactions had not yet gone through and the Officer assisted her with trying to stop the payment.  A Fraud report was taken.

• The attendant at the Sir Francis Drake Shell station reported an intoxicated subject broke a window at the gas station with a beer bottle and then ran off. Officers located a Rohnert Park man who was arrested for Public Intoxication and Vandalism. He was booked into the Marin County Jail.

• While on patrol in the area of the 400 block of Magnolia Avenue, a TCPA Officer contacted a Larkspur man who was determined to be intoxicated in public. He was transported to Helen Vine Center for detoxification.

• The janitor for a business in the 1300 block of South Eliseo reported upon arrival to work, he found the door was unlocked and items had been thrown around in the business. The business was determined to have been burglarized. A responsible responded and determined nothing was taken. A Commercial Burglary report was taken. While on the scene at the above burglary, Officers noted another business was also broken into. A responsible responded and determined nothing was taken. A second Commercial Burglary report was taken.

• A TCPA Officer reported receiving a report of a fight in a lot of Redwood High School. Officers determined it was physical fight between two female juveniles. A report was taken and there will be follow-up conducted at the school.

• A San Francisco resident reported she left her cell phone, valued at $400 in a changing room at Macy’s, located in the Village Shopping Center. When she returned it was missing. Documentation was provided for the incident.

• A Loss Prevention Agent for Macy’s, located in the Village Shopping Center, reported they had an employee in custody. A Vallejo man was arrested for Commercial Burglary. He was also arrested for an outstanding warrant held by the Napa County Sheriff’s Office. He was booked at the Marin County Jail.

• A Greenbrae man reported his unlocked bicycle, a black Marin Bobcat Trail, valued at approximately $800, was stolen from the area of the Marin Rowing Club, located at 50 Drakes Landing Road. Documentation was provided for the theft.

• A resident of the 10 block of Corte Del Norte reported a male subject was sitting in his vehicle and was possibly intoxicated. His neighbor advised that she heard a bottle breaking while the subject was in the area. Officers responded and located the subject in the vehicle. A Greenbrae man was arrested for Driving While Under the Influence. He was booked at the Marin County Jail.

• Pursuant to officers contacting two Redwood High School students off campus during the lunch hour,  a Larkspur juvenile male was arrested for being a Minor in Possession of Tobacco Products and a Petaluma juvenile male was arrested for Minor in Possession of Marijuana (Under One Ounce and During School Hours).  Both were transported back to school, released to school personnel on citations, and their parents were notified.

• A resident of the 900 block of South Eliseo Drive reported her black Bianchi women's 21 speed road bike, valued at $350 was taken from her carport. The cable was cut and left behind.  Documentation was provided for the Theft.

• An employee of Safeway, located in the Corte Madera Town Center, reported two subjects left the business with a cart full of groceries and didn't pay for them. When they noticed him watching them, they drove away leaving about half the groceries behind in the cart. A TCPA Officer located the vehicle and made a traffic stop on East Sir Francis Drake Boulevard. A Richmond woman was arrested for Commercial Burglary. She was booked at the Marin County Jail.

• A caller reported he saw a male subject, who could hardly stand or walk, get into his vehicle in the area of Magnolia Avenue and Ward Street. He advised that the subject sat in the vehicle and had turned it on. As Officers were being dispatched, he reported that the driver was beginning to drive from the area. Officers located the vehicle and pursuant to a traffic stop, the driver was determined to be driving under the influence. A Citrus Heights man was arrested for Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol and was booked at the Marin County Jail.

During this one week time period, Twin Cities Police had 353 calls for service. This included two calls related to accidents with minor injuries, four hit and run accidents and six property damage only accidents. There were two commercial burglaries. There were two calls related to Driving while Intoxicated, resulting in two arrests.

Ian October 14, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Lots of bicycle thefts!
Tracy October 15, 2012 at 02:47 AM
Maybe the naked person was getting ready for the Bay to Breakers in May.
Rocky October 15, 2012 at 03:08 AM
It seems as though bicycle thefts are on the rise again.

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