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Suspected Burglar Caught At Former WinCup Factory

Greenbrae man allegedly found with burglary tools and drugs at the Tamal Vista property; Teen cyclist run off the road on the way to Redwood High School; Juveniles found with alcohol at house party.

The following incidents were reported by the Twin Cities Police between September 26 and October 2, 2012. Suspects are innocent unless proven guilty. Arrests do not necessarily equal convictions.

 • Pursuant to contacting a subject at the rear of the vacant WinCup building, located in the 100 block of Tamal Vista Boulevard, it was determined that he was involved in the theft of materials from that building.

The subject is also on probation out of Contra Costa County and pursuant to a probation search. He was found to be in possession of burglary tools, narcotics and narcotics paraphernalia. A Greenbrae man was arrested for Commercial Burglary, Possession of Burglary Tools, Possession of Narcotics and Possession of Narcotics Paraphernalia. He was booked at the Marin County Jail.

• A resident of the 300 block of Madrone Avenue reported his vehicle had been broken into. He advised there were no signs of forced entry. Taken was paperwork from the glove box and the ashtray. Documentation was provided for the theft.

• Officers responded to a call of intoxicated subjects arguing in the area of the 2000 block of Redwood Highway. Pursuant to locating the involved subjects, a San Rafael man was arrested for Public Intoxication. He was booked at the Marin County Jail.

• Officers responded to a report via 9-1-1 of several subjects fighting at the Silver Peso Bar, located at 450 Magnolia Ave. A Ross man was arrested for Public Intoxication and he was booked at the Marin County Jail.

• A resident of the 50 block of Corte Solano reported during the night, someone had siphoned the fuel out of his vehicle.  Documentation was provided for the theft.

• A San Anselmo juvenile male reported that while he was en route to Redwood High School from his residence on his bicycle, a male subject attempted to run him off the road. It was determined the incident began in Ross and ended near the Woodland Market area. Contact was made with the other involved subject, a San Anselmo resident. A report was taken and there is further action pending with the Marin County District Attorney's Office. The victim’s parents were contacted and advised of the outcome.

• A resident of the 200 block of Via La Cumbre reported her estranged husband had stolen her passport. A report was taken for documentation.

• The San Francisco Office of the California Highway Patrol reported they had recovered a vehicle reported as stolen to TCPA on August 25, 2012, from the Mt. Tam Racquet Club, 1 Larkspur Plaza Drive. There was no one in custody and both plates were missing from the vehicle. The vehicle was removed from the Stolen Vehicle System, however the plates were re-entered as stolen.

• A caller reported what appeared to be a physical altercation, between a female and a male subject, punching each other in a vehicle which was parked near the Marin Airporter. While the Officers were en route, the caller advised the female had driven away, last seen headed westbound on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard, after kicking the male subject out of the car. The involved subjects, a Novato woman and a San Anselmo man, were located and contacted. Both advised it had been a verbal dispute only, and no signs of a physical altercation were located. Neither party wanted any further action.

• A resident of the 30 block of Parkview Circle reported her vehicle had been vandalized by being keyed on two separate occasions. The vandalism was unwitnessed. Documentation was provided for the vandalism.

• A resident of the 10 block of Stetson Avenue reported the theft of a pendant valued at $315. Documentation was provided for the theft.

• An employee of Redwood High School reported she had found a cell phone in the possession of a Kentfield juvenile male student. A Greenbrae juvenile female student later reported her cell phone stolen. She advised the number of the stolen cell phone matched the phone she had found in possession of the male student. He was last seen on foot headed toward the bus stop on northbound US 101 at Lucky drive. The area was checked for the subject with negative results. The cell phone was returned to the victim. A report was taken and there is further action pending.

• A Larkspur resident reported while his vehicle was parked in the lot at the Golden Gate Ferry Terminal, it was broken into. Two bags, CD's, glasses and other miscellaneous items were taken. Entry had been gained to the trunk due to the vehicle being left unlocked. Documentation was provided for the theft.

• A Security Officer for the Corte Madera Town Center reported a male customer was in the AT&T store throwing a fit, yelling and screaming. Contact was made with a Corte Madera man and the situation was mediated. The subject left the store and was asked not to return.

• A resident in the 400 block of Alexander Avenue reported she could hear a verbal argument in the area of her residence, heard glass breaking and a vehicle leave the area. Officers located a large juvenile party at a nearby residence. It was determined that alcohol was being consumed by numerous underage persons at the party. A Larkspur juvenile female was issued a notice of violation for the Social Host Ordinance and a parent was contacted. The remaining juveniles were released to parents at the scene.

• A Fairfield resident reported her wallet, containing her identification and credit cards, was stolen while she was at a restaurant in the Village Shopping Center. She advised a credit card was used at Nordstrom, also in the Village Shopping Center, and an attempt was made to use one of her credit cards at a Target store in Richmond. A Fraud/Theft report was taken.

• An Oakland resident reported via 9-1-1 that she had been assaulted while she was at the Marin Brewing Company, located in the Marin Country Mart shopping center. She was able to provide a suspect and vehicle description. The Tiburon Police Department was requested to check the address listed for the owner of the vehicle, which met with negative results. An Assault/Battery report was taken and there is further action pending.

• A Greenbrae resident reported that while he was at a restaurant in the 500 block of Magnolia Avenue, his iPhone was lost or stolen. Documentation was provided for the incident.

• A resident of the 90 block of Corte Del Bayo reported she received an e-mail stating her Comcast account would be terminated if she did not provide requested personal information. She contacted Comcast and was advised they had not sent the e-mail. It was determined this was part of a “Phishing” scheme. Advice was given and the incident was documented.

• Pursuant to contacting a subject in the 500 block of Tamalpais Drive, a Novato man was arrested for Public Intoxication. He was booked at the Marin County Jail.

• A resident of the 100 block of La Cuesta Drive reported the theft of his wife's ring, valued at approximately $15,000, from the residence. The ring was taken from a medicine cabinet and there were no signs of forced entry to the residence. A Theft report was taken.

• A resident of the 30 block of San Clemente Drive reported her ex-husband's fiancé hit her in the face with a paper. It was determined the other party had been at the residence to serve her with a restraining order and when she opened the door, she threw the envelope at her, inadvertently hitting her in the face. Contact was attempted with the other involved subject with negative results. An Assault/Battery report was taken and there is follow-up pending.

• A Mill Valley resident reported her locked silver-titanium men's 24 speed Moots Zirkel bicycle, valued at approximately $1,000, was stolen while she was at the Corte Madera Town Center. A Grand Theft report was taken.

• A Kentfield resident reported his locked black Specialized 21 speed mountain bike, with a black rack on the back, was stolen from the bike rack at the Mt. Tam Racquet Club, 1 Larkspur Plaza Drive. The loss is approximately $200. A Theft report was taken.

• A San Rafael resident reported his vehicle was stolen from the area of Redwood Highway and Industrial Way. A Vehicle Theft report was taken and the vehicle was entered into the Stolen Vehicle System. 

While checking the area for the above vehicle, an Officer located a vehicle reported as stolen to the California Highway Patrol on September 30, 2012. CHP was advised.  The owner, a Marin City resident, was contacted and responded to the scene. The vehicle was removed from the Stolen Vehicle System.

• A Sparks, Nev., resident reported that while it was parked in a lot at the Corte Madera Town Center, his locked vehicle was entered. Entry was made by smashing the back passenger window. Items taken included two large duffel bags, a library book, and over $1,000 cash. An Auto Burglary report was taken.

• A resident of the 10 block of Fairview Avenue reported he received credit card denials in the mail with unfamiliar e-mail addresses, but with his name on the paperwork. An Identity Theft report was taken and there is possible further investigation pending.

• A resident of the 600 block of Oakdale Avenue reported she just arrived home and found her jewelry box was partially emptied and other areas in her house were rifled through. Entry was made through an open bathroom window. It was determined that jewelry and other electronic items were stolen. A Residential Burglary report was taken.

• A Loss Prevention Agent for Nordstrom, located in the Village Shopping Center, reported a former employee had made fraudulent returns while they were employed at the store. A Fraud report was taken and there is further investigation pending.

• A Larkspur resident reported his locked bicycle was taken while it had been locked in a rack at the Golden Gate Ferry Terminal. The broken lock was left behind. The bicycle is a Specialized Vintage Cruiser, dark and light green, rip on the seat, new lights, valued at approximately $200. Documentation was provided for the theft.

• A Fairfax resident reported his locked bicycle was taken from a bike rack at the Golden Gate Ferry Terminal. The bicycle is a silver Marin Sausalito 24 speed men’s bicycle, with a brand new seat, and a rack on the rear. The loss is approximately $500. Documentation was provided for the theft.

During this one week time period, Twin Cities Police had 380 calls for service. This included one call related to hit and run accidents and nine property damage only accidents. There were two auto burglaries, one commercial burglary and one residential burglary. There were no calls related to Driving while Intoxicated.

 

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