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A Middle School Student Hit in the Crosswalk, Ripped Political Lawn Signs and a House Gets Egged

A roundup of this week's police log includes a student who was thrown to the ground when hit by a vehicle, a man who tore apart political lawn signs, and a dog complaint that possibly escalated to a house being vandalized.

Tuesday, October 2

4:31 a.m. – A woman on Presidio Ave. and Grove Street turned down her music and shut her windows after a noise complaint.

1:23 p.m. – Police removed a vehicle on E. Blithedale Ave. from the roadway.

8:51 p.m. – A caller complained about a dog barking on Coronet Ave, and police were unable to contact the owner. Then at 9:46 p.m., the owner reported that his neighbor egged his house. He asked police to contact the suspect, who said he was unaware of the incident.

Wednesday, October 3

12:56 p.m. – A women’s purse was stolen when she left it in Taco Bell on Miller Ave. She went back to find it the next day, but someone had already tried using her credit cards.

2:52 p.m. –  A mother reported her daughter’s cell phone was stolen out of her backpack during wood shop class at Tam High.

5:40 p.m. – A customer at Super Duper Burger hit a post with his Honda Oddyssey. Insurance information was exchanged.

8:04 p.m. – A pedestrian who was bumped by a car was not injured. The driver waited outside the police station and asked to speak with an officer, and they exhanged information.

Thursday, October 4

9:45 a.m. – Police cleared a garbage can from the middle of Seaver Drive at Thoreau Circle.

11:59 a.m. – A middle school student was hit by a car and thrown to the ground while in the crosswalk at Camino Alto and Sycamore Ave. She said she was at Back to School Night on Wednesday. Police spoke with a witness she provided and filed a report.

8:44 p.m. – A caller complained about a dog barking on Bayview Ave., and inquired if there have been previous complaints.

Friday, October 5

12:22 p.m. – A motorcyclist was injured in a collision with a car on Miller Ave. Both vehicles were able to drive away from the scene.

1:51 p.m. – A woman wearing grey sweat pants who was chasing people in the parking lot at 1 Camino Alto was arrested under the suspicion of public drunkenness. She was not charged and released.

3:43 p.m. –  Large boulders and a tree were knocked down on W. Blithedale Ave,. The caller told police a large truck driving by possibly caused the damage when he was away in September.

3:58 p.m. – A student reported a cell phone was taken from her desk while she was in class at Tam High. She tracked it to Marin City, but it was gone when police arrived.

Saturday, October 6

7:56 a.m. – A caller on Lomita Drive complained about noise caused by heavy equipment, but there was no work being done at the time

8:10 a.m. – A dog was reported barking on Camino Alto while the owners were home. The caller said it happens everyday, and has tried to talk to the owners in the past. Police heard no barking in the area.

8:20 p.m. – Fireworks were heard in the area of Cascade Drive and Throckmorton Ave.

10:25 p.m. – The Outdoor Art Club was asked to close its doors after a complaint about a DJ playing louder than 50 decibels.

Sunday, October 7

2:19 p.m. – A white Toyota Corolla was reported going over the center line, then slowing down to 10 miles an hour on Janes Street.

2:39 p.m. – A caller reported three juveniles on E. Blithedale Ave. at Camino Alto kicked his vehicle. Police spoke with four juveniles in the area who said they were crossing the road when the caller drove up to them and told them to stay out of the street. One of the kids said he touched the car with his hand because it came too close. There was no damage to the vehicle.

10:57 p.m. – Police weren’t able to locate dogs reported barking on Corte Madera Ave. because the sound was echoing off the canyon.

Monday, October 8

1:02 p.m. – A resident on Laurelwood Ave. called police to report a neighbor saw a man walking up the street rip in half the political signs on the resident's lawn.

7:10 p.m. – The restrooms at 353 Throckmorton Ave. were vandalized with spray paint.

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