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Tiburon Man Goes To Larkspur Gym For Help After Assault

A man is reportedly pushed into the Bay near Larkspur Landing; Spate of auto burglaries reported in the Lincoln Village neighborhood; Fight reported at the Silver Peso.

The following incidents were reported by the Twin Cities Police between Nov. 21-27, 2012. Suspects are innocent unless proven guilty. Arrests do not necessarily equal convictions.

• It certainly wasn't the Creature from the Black Lagoon, but employees at the 24 Hour Fitness Club, located in the Marin Country Mart shopping center, were startled to see a man covered in seaweed walk into the gym.

The subject said someone pushed him into the Bay. The gym employees let the subject pay a fee and use the showers. Officers contacted a Tiburon resident who claimed he was pushed in the Bay, but did not need medical attention.  He also refused to talk further about the situation. After being identified, the subject was sent on his way.

• A resident of the 1800 building of Lincoln Village Circle reported a theft from her vehicle while it was parked in the area of her residence. Taken were a Fastrak transponder, iPhone accessories, miscellaneous change, vehicle papers and a case of CD's. Documentation was provided for the theft. Another resident in the same building reported his car was also entered. He was unsure if he had locked the vehicle. Taken were a Fastrak transponder, vehicle documents and his wife's make-up bag. Documentation was provided for the theft.

• A resident in the 100 building of Lincoln Village Circle reported a window was smashed on his vehicle and a backpack with a computer, cell phone, wallet and credit cards were taken. An Auto Burglary report was taken to document the theft.

• A resident of the 400 block of Via Hidalgo reported she is the victim of identity theft. She reported someone had accessed one of her credit card accounts and had themselves added to the account. An Identity Theft report was taken and there is possible follow-up pending.

• The doorman for the Silver Peso Bar, located at 450 Magnolia Ave., reported there is an unwanted subject in the bar. While on the phone, he advised TCPA could cancel the call as the subject was leaving. However, he called back two more times, stating the subject had returned and was being verbally aggressive. Contact was made with the subject and it was determined that he was intoxicated. A Kentfield man was arrested for Public Intoxication and was booked at the Marin County Jail.

• The manager of the Cheesecake Factory, located in The Village Shopping Center, reported he was just verbally confronted by several intoxicated customers. He stated a group of men and women challenged him to step outside and fight, but left when they saw him on the phone. He said the driver of their vehicle reversed the vehicle in an attempt to hit him, but then hit a curb when they swerved. The vehicle was last seen headed northbound on Redwood Highway. Officers checked the area for the vehicle and subjects with negative results. A report was taken for Assault with a Deadly Weapon and there is possible follow-up pending.

• A caller reported via 9-1-1 that a fight just occurred at the Silver Peso Bar, located at 450 Magnolia Ave. The caller could be heard chasing after someone, and a second caller stated one subject was running after another on Cane Street and Holcomb Avenue. Contact was made with a Los Angeles resident, a Belvedere resident, and two Mill Valley men. It was determined the Los Angeles man was struck in the mouth by an unknown subject. Medical attention was requested for the subject, who was bleeding from his mouth. The fight was determined to be mutual combat and no one wanted to press charges. The subjects were sent home in a taxi and an incident report taken for documentation.

• An employee of a business in the 1000 block of South Eliseo Drive reported he found the business was ransacked and a door had been damaged. It was determined that petty cash had been taken. A Commercial Burglary report was taken.

• A resident of the 500 block of Larkspur Plaza Drive reported at the station she received a threatening text this morning from a man she met on "Match.com." She was given advice and a message was left for the responsible advising him not to contact her any further. Documentation was provided for the incident.

• A resident of the 40 block of Diamond Head Passage reported someone used his personal information to obtain credit cards for Dillard’s and Toys R Us. They purchased merchandise totaling approximately $1,600 somewhere in the northeastern United States. An Identity Theft report was taken and there may be additional investigation pending.

• A resident in the 20 block of Redwood Avenue reported her 39-year-old son was bitten on his forearm by his 45-year-old girlfriend, who has since left the area on foot. A Domestic Battery report was taken. The subject, a San Francisco woman, was later located. She was arrested for Domestic Battery and released on a citation.

• The Tiburon Police Department requested Twin Cities Police be on the lookout for an assault suspect who was last seen westbound on Paradise Drive. The vehicle was located and stopped in the area of Paradise Drive and Robin Drive. Officers detained the subject for Tiburon PD.

• A Loss Prevention Agent for Nordstrom, located in The Village Shopping Center, reported they have a subject in custody for attempting to steal more than $2,000 worth of merchandise. An Emeryville woman was arrested for Commercial Burglary and Possession of Burglary Tools. After being processed at the station, the subject was booked at the Marin County Jail.

• A Lafayette resident reported his vehicle's passenger window was smashed while parked in the lot of a business in the 1500 block of Casa Buena Drive. Taken was a laptop and briefcase. An Auto Burglary report was taken.

• A caller in the 30 block of Lakeside Drive reported he can hear vehicles racing up and down the street. The area was checked with negative results. Another area resident flagged down the Officer to advise a juvenile was having a birthday party. He stated some uninvited guests showed up and sped off when they were asked to leave. He requested an extra patrol for the evening.

• A resident of the 700 building of Lincoln Village Circle reported seeing three male subjects looking into vehicles. They were last seen walking from the area of the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel to the park. Upon arrival, the Officer located some property on the ground near a vehicle. Contact was made with the owner who identified a backpack and a jacket that had been taken from his unlocked vehicle. The property was returned to the owner. Other vehicles were checked that had the dome lights on, however no other vehicles appeared to have been entered at this time. The area was checked for the subjects with negative results. Documentation was provided for the incident.

• A resident of the 500 block of Via Casitas reported his vehicle is missing. He was contacted, and an Auto Theft report was taken. The vehicle was entered into the Stolen Vehicle System. A short time later, a resident in the 30 block of Corte Del Norte reported a car parked in her private space with one door ajar and a window partially open. It was determined to be the vehicle reported as stolen. The vehicle was removed from the Stolen Vehicle System and the owner was brought to the scene to have the vehicle released to him.

• A resident of the 800 block of Meadowsweet Drive reported he parked his vehicle on the street and now discovered it is missing. An Auto Theft report was taken and vehicle was entered into the Stolen Vehicle System.

• A resident of the 20 block of Parkside Way reported that her daughter may be on drugs as she has been awake for 48 hours, and has been destructive around the house. She advised that she has called for her daughter's probation officer, but has not received a call back, so she would like the police to respond. Contact was made with the daughter, a Greenbrae woman, who was arrested Narcotics Violations and Violation of Probation. She was booked at the Marin County Jail.

• A Greenbrae resident reported that while she was in the 50 block of Laderman Lane, she observed a male subject who was slumped over on the ground holding a bottle of liquor. Contact was made with a homeless subject who was determined to be intoxicated. He was taken to the Marin General Hospital Emergency Room for a medical checkout, and then booked at the Marin County Jail for Public Intoxication.

• A resident of the 60 block of Via Holon reported her car was keyed. A Vandalism report was taken for documentation.

• A resident of the 170 block of Birch Avenue reported their Specialized, 21 speeds, Stump Jumper bicycle was taken from his garage. They advised the garage door may have been left open. A Residential Burglary report was taken.

• A restaurant in The Village Shopping Center reported that three subjects just paid for a $64 bill with a credit card. When the waitress ran the card, a different name appeared on the receipt than was listed on the card. The subjects then left an $80 tip, with a smiley face drawn next to it. At this time, they were unable to determine if there was any loss. Documentation was provided for the incident.

• A resident of the 500 building to Old Quarry Road North reported that his job box was taken from his carport. The box is valued at $500 and contained tools worth $400. Documentation was provided for the theft.

• A Corte Madera resident reported via 9-1-1 that she was following a vehicle that was driving extremely slow and swerving from one lane to another in the area of the 2000 block of Redwood Highway. The vehicle was located and stopped. The driver was determined to not be intoxicated, but was driving in that fashion after being involved in a “road rage” incident.

• A resident of the 600 block of Via Casitas reported her vehicle was broken into sometime during the night while parked in her carport. The vehicle had been locked and had a Club on the steering wheel. She advised she found the driver and passenger doors ajar and papers were thrown around. It was determined nothing was taken. Documentation was provided for the incident.

• A resident of the 400 block of Corte Lenosa reported his vehicle was stolen. He believed it was locked, however there was a spare key in the glove box. An area check was conducted with negative results. An Auto Theft report was taken and the vehicle was entered into the Stolen Vehicle System.

• A business in the 500 block of Magnolia Avenue reported someone smashed a window and entered the business. Suspects entered through the open front window and exited through the front door. Taken was cash. A Commercial Burglary report was taken.

• A resident of the 200 block of Prince Royal Drive reported her front license plate is missing. A Lost/Stolen License Plate report was taken and the plate was entered into the Stolen Vehicle System.

• A business in the 50 block of Madera Boulevard reported a female subject in the bushes, unknown if the subject is sleeping. A homeless woman was contacted and determined to be intoxicated. She was transported to the Helen Vine Treatment Center for detoxification.

• A Sausalito resident reported her purse was taken from her locker while she was at the Bay Club Marin, located in the Corte Madera Town Center. A Theft report was taken and there is possible follow-up pending.

• The manager for a building in the 20 block of Edgewater Place reported someone ripped the internet wires from the exterior of the building. Documentation was provided for the Vandalism.

• A resident of the 90 block of Corte Lenosa reported someone broke into her vehicle while it was parked in the area of her residence. Access was made by breaking a wing window. It appears was taken. An Auto Burglary report was taken.

• A resident of the 600 block of Magnolia Avenue reported his house was broken into. It is unknown what was taken at this time. A Residential Burglary report was taken and there is further investigation pending.

• A Larkspur resident reported a bicyclist pushed her son in the area of Skylark Drive and Magnolia Avenue and then rode into the hills behind the Skylark Apartments. She said that she stopped to let her 16-year-old son into the car, and the bicyclist began yelling at her. An Assault/Battery report was taken and there may be additional investigation pending.

• Pursuant to a traffic stop, an Officer determined the driver was driving while unlicensed. He was arrested for being an Unlicensed Driver and for Providing False Information to a Police Officer. He was released at the scene on a citation.

• A caller in the Marin Country Mart Shopping Center reported he got into a verbal altercation with an unknown male subject. The male subject threatened him and said he would get a weapon from his vehicle. The caller became uncooperative and refused to provide further information and said the other party left in a vehicle and hung up. Officers responded but couldn't locate the involved persons. While on scene, one party called and spoke to an Officer. He refused to provide his information and denied saying he would get a weapon. The incident was documented.

During this one week time period, Twin Cities Police had 346 calls for service. This included six calls related to property damage only accidents. There were four auto burglaries, three commercial burglaries and two residential burglaries. There was one call related to Driving while Intoxicated.

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