The following incidents were reported by the Twin Cities Police between Oct. 10-16, 2012. Suspects are innocent unless proven guilty. Arrests do not necessarily equal convictions.
• A caller reported teens shooting at waterfowl with a sling shot in the area of Echo Avenue and Yolo Street. The subjects were contacted and reprimanded by Twin Cities Police Officers. No injured waterfowl were located.
• The Captain of a Golden Gate Ferry boat advised they had a report of a male subject touching a juvenile female inappropriately. Officers responded and contact was made with the subject. It was not determined if the subject had actually touched the girl, or if it was the movement of the boat that caused him to bump into her.
However, the Captain also advised the subject had caused damage to a window on the vessel valued at $700. A Santa Rosa man was arrested for Vandalism and released on a citation.
Officers later responded to the parking lot of the Golden Gate Ferry Terminal on a report of a physical fight between three or four subjects. It was determined the physical altercation was between a Santa Rosa female and the same subject who had been arrested for the vandalism to the ferry boat.
A Santa Rosa man was arrested for Domestic Battery. Upon arrest the subject became combative. He was transported to the Marin General Hospital Emergency Room for an injury to his face, and then booked into the Marin County Jail.
• A resident of the 600 block of Magnolia Avenue reported he was struck in the face by the mother of his child, while they were completing a custody exchange in front of his residence. He advised that she has since left the area. A report was taken for Domestic Battery and will be forwarded to the Marin County District Attorney’s Office for review.
• The Property Manager for the Spyglass Condominiums reported someone spray painted graffiti at the complex. Documentation was provided for the Vandalism.
• A Belvedere resident reported his black and white 14 speed Tommasso road bicycle, valued at $1,600, was stolen while he was at a business in the 70 block of Casa Buena Drive. A Grand Theft report was taken for documentation.
• A resident of the 100 block of Granada Drive reported she was the victim of a fraud. She stated she had received a call advising that she was supposed to receive $7000 from the IRS, but had to contribute to a charity first. The loss is $280. A Fraud report was taken and there is possible follow-up pending.
• A caller reported a male subject was attempting to steal her coworker’s locked red and gray Mongoose bike from where they were at in the 40 block of Industrial Way. She advised when her coworker attempted to get his bike back, the subject started to fight with him, but he was able to recover his bike. The caller advised she was following the suspect who fled on foot toward the end of Industrial Way and the open space area. The area was checked with negative results. The victim was contacted and a report was taken.
• While on a foot patrol of the marsh, east of Redwood Highway, a TCPA Officer contacted a subject. A homeless man was arrested for Providing False Information to a Police Officer. He was released on a citation at the scene and sent on his way. While still checking the marsh, a second subject was contacted in the same area. A Larkspur man was arrested for an outstanding Arrest Warrant, held by the Marin County Sheriff’s Office. He was booked at the Marin County Jail.
• A resident of the 900 block of South Eliseo Drive reported between Sept. 28, 2012, and Oct. 11, 2012, someone attempted to wire $12,000 into her bank account. A Fraud report was taken and there is possible follow-up pending.
• Pursuant to a traffic stop in the area of Magnolia Avenue and Bon Air Road, a San Rafael man was arrested for Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol. He was booked into the Marin County Jail.
• A Mill Valley resident reported his bicycle was stolen from a bike rack in the Corte Madera Town Center. The bicycle is a blue Specialized Tricross, 21 speeds, valued at $1,200. A Grand Theft report was taken for documentation.
• A Corte Madera resident reported his daughter's locked bicycle was taken from Redwood High School. The bicycle is a blue, Giant Boulder SE girl’s mountain bike, valued at approximately $600. A Theft report was taken for documentation.
• A caller reported two suspicious subjects at Jim Niven Park, Drakes Landing Road and Barry Way. They reported a female juvenile sleeping and an adult male smoking a cigarette. Contact made with the subjects and the female was determined to be an adult. The Greenbrae woman was found to be Intoxicated in a Public Place and was transported to Helen Vine Center for detoxification. A homeless male subject was sent on his way.
• A Corte Madera resident reported the theft of his bicycle while it was locked at Redwood High School. The bicycle is a white Trek 4300, boy’s, 21 speeds, with an approximate value of $4,543. A Grand Theft report was taken.
• A caller reported a possibly intoxicated subject in a vehicle, last seen taking the Sir Francis Drake Boulevard exit from southbound US 101. Officers checked the area and were unable to locate the vehicle.
• A resident of the 100 block of Larkspur Plaza Drive reported the lock was cut on her bicycle and it was stolen. The bicycle is described as a black Cannondale X300, with front and back blinking safety lights and a pink and black water bottle, valued at approximately $500. Documentation was provided for the theft.
• A San Francisco resident reported that while his vehicle was parked in a lot at the Corte Madera Town Center with his bicycle on a rear rack, the bicycle was stolen from his car's bike rack. The bicycle is a black Franco road bike, valued at approximately $6,800. A Grand Theft report was taken.
• A Sausalito resident reported that her bicycle, a grey Trek mountain bike, which was locked to a pipe in the Corte Madera Town Center, was stolen. Documentation was provided for the theft.
• A San Francisco resident reported he had purchased a new computer at the Apple Store, located in The Village Shopping Center, and while speaking with a sales clerk, it was stolen off of the counter. A Grand Theft report was taken and there is follow-up pending.
• A resident of the 80 block of Lakeside Drive reported he is the victim of an identity theft. An unknown subject opened an account in his name in San Leandro. Total charges of $656.81 have been accumulated and the account is now past due. An Identity Theft report was taken.
• A Fairfax resident reported his locked car was entered through the passenger window while it was parked in the lot of the Mt. Tam Racquet Club, located at 1 Larkspur Plaza Drive. Taken was an iPhone 5. Documentation was provided for the theft.
• A Belvedere resident reported via 9-1-1 that her vehicle was missing from the area of the Cinemark Theater. She had parked, but did not lock her car, earlier in the evening and when she returned, could not locate it. There was a key in the glove box. The area was checked for the vehicle with negative results. An Auto Theft report was taken and the vehicle was entered into the Stolen Vehicle System.
The El Cerrito Police Department later reported they had located a vehicle, reported to TCPA as stolen on Oct. 12, 2012 from the area of the Cinemark Theater. There is no one in custody and the car was not stripped. The owner of the vehicle was notified and it was removed from the Stolen Vehicle System.
• While on patrol, a TCPA Officer located a male subject sleeping in his vehicle in a parking lot of the Bon Air Shopping Center. The subject was determined to have been reported as a missing person from Los Angeles. It was also determined he had a stolen license plate, reported to the San Francisco Police Department, on his vehicle. A Los Angles man was arrested and booked into the Marin County Jail for Possession of Stolen Property and Possession of a Dangerous Weapon. There is continued investigation in progress.
• A resident of the 90 block of Edison Avenue reported he has checks which are automatically deposited to his bank account. Someone changed the delivery address to another bank account. A Fraud report was taken and there may be further investigation pending.
• An employee of the Golden Gate Ferry Terminal reported he was reviewing video and observed someone stealing a tire off of a bicycle locked in the rack. A TCPA Officer reviewed the video and determined the suspect is a known subject. A Theft report was taken and there is follow-up pending.
• An employee of Nordstrom, located in The Village Shopping Center, reported a company iPhone was stolen. The store had video of the theft and the involved subjects. A Theft report was taken and there is possible further investigation pending.
During this one week time period, Twin Cities Police had 366 calls for service. This included one call related to accidents with minor injuries, one hit and run accidents and four property damage only accidents. There was one auto burglary. There were two calls related to Driving while Intoxicated, resulting in one arrest.
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