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Drunk Man Kicks Dog, Eldery Resident Assaulted by Man Swinging Bike, and Engines Revving

This week's police blotter also includes a hit and run where the license plate was left behind, and a complaint that 6:56 a.m. on a Saturday is too early for a trash pickup.

Wednesday, January 2

11:51 a.m. – A woman on Shelter Bay Ave. who doesn’t speak English had a credit card opened in her name. Her husband called to report the fraud.

1:36 p.m. – The owner of a red sedan parked on Throckmorton Ave. and Elma Street said an older, bald man driving a black Saturn hit his car while attempting to park. There was no damage to either vehicle.

5:10 p.m. – An intoxicated man was hitting and kicking a Labrador with a leash on E. Blithedale Ave.  The man, described as heavyset and wearing jeans and carrying a backpack and was stumbling.

Thursday, January 3

11:54 a.m. – A resident reported that a construction crew on Hillside Ave. was blocking the roadway and not leaving enough room for emergency vehicles to pass. The caller said it’s an ongoing problem and the construction crew doesn’t have a permit

Friday, January 4 

3:24 p.m. – An elderly man in a cast reported he was physically assaulted by a thin man swinging a silver bicycle at him on Redwood Highway.

3:55 p.m. – A minor accident occurred on Miller Ave. between a black BMW and white SUV. The drivers exchanged information and there were no injuries.

Saturday January 5

6:56 a.m. – A caller complained that it was too early on a Saturday for Mill Valley Refuse to make a dumpster pickup on Lomita Drive. 

2:32 p.m. –The back tail light was pulled out and the back exhaust pipes appeared to have something blown up in them in a vehicle on Catalpa Ave. It’s unknown what caused the damage.

4:49 p.m. – Someone stopped by the police station to retreive their wallet after being notified it had been found.

Sunday, January 6

12:29 a.m. – A car drove up a driveway on Corwall Street, ran into a fence, then drove away, a resident reported. The caller didn’t witness the event, but found a license plate belonging to the vehicle. 

4:27 p.m. – A dark grey Volvo was parked around a blind corner on Edgewood Ave, sticking too far out into the roadway and causing oncoming traffic to swerve into the opposite lane, a caller said.

Monday, January 7

12:02 a.m. – A resident reported a group of kids were outside revving their engines, swearing and being loud on Glen Drive and Heather Way. The resident called back at 12:26 a.m. to report they were still outside, further down the street at Vista Linda Drive. They eventually left the area.

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