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A Neighborhood Dispute and a Dog Gets Attacked By a Raccoon

A roundup of this week's police log includes a disagreement over a woman blaring music from her porch, and a ‘blood curdling scream’ is heard when a raccoon attacks a neighbor's dog.

Tuesday, October 16

10:48 a.m. – A puppy on Hilarita Ave. and Locke Lane was crying for about 30 minutes.

4:21 p.m. – There was a report of a dog left in a jeep on Corte Madera Ave.

8:28 p.m. -  A police officer who was checking on a compalint of a dog barking on Miller Ave. was approached by several concerned neighbors. The owner was contacted and he gave them advice on how to handle the situation.

8:46 p.m. – Two men got into a fight on Montford Ave. and one of them was transported to the hospital with injuries. A report was filed.

Wednesday, October 17

9:18 a.m. –Several Miller Street residents complained that a neighbor was blaring music on her porch. Police also received complaints the night before about dogs barking at the same residence, and are mediating the neighborhood dispute.

9:29 a.m. – A yellow Honda Prelude on Camino Alto was keyed, the tires slashed and the word ‘FAG’ scratched into the hood.

10:32 a.m. – A Hillside Ave. resident heard a ‘blood curdling scream’ and then his neighbor calling off his dog, and called police thinking the dog may have attacked something. The dog was actually attacked and injured by a raccoon.

Thursday, October 18

12:56 p.m. – A large backhoe was taking up more than one lane on Summit Ave. A caller told police there was no way the vehicle would make it through the street with the curves and parked cars.

Friday, October 19

6:22 a.m. – Music was playing from speakers at the Old Firehouse School on Olive Street for about an hour. The music was also skipping, and a staff member agreed to check the system to make sure it doesn’t happen again.

4:21 p.m. – A man on Edgewood Ave. had workers store an oven in his garage before installing it. Once it was installed, he noticed a nearby case of wine was missing.

Saturday, October 20

8:39 a.m. -  A caller on Miller and Sunnyside Ave. reported he was almost hit by a silver SUV.

2:10 p.m. – A cyclist on Camino Alto was knocked off his bike by a beige minivan. He wasn’t injured.

Sunday, October 21

6:18 p.m. – A former Whole Food employee who was fired nine days ago was booked for public drunkenness after stumbling by the back of the store.

Monday, October 22

9:42 a.m. – A caller reported someone crashed their car into his planter box on Sunrise Ave. They exchanged information.

Jerome J Ghigliotti Jr October 24, 2012 at 02:32 AM
Unlicensed, uninsured day laborers? Now what is the real cost of doing things legally? "Friday, October 19, 4:21 p.m. – A man on Edgewood Ave. had workers store an oven in his garage before installing it. Once it was installed, he noticed a nearby case of wine was missing."
Craig Belfor November 11, 2012 at 05:33 PM
That's it? That's the total crime in Mill Valley in a week? How do you do it? I know. You've kept section 8 housing to a minimum, unlike Novato, which has allowed so much affordable housing(AKA wino warehousing) to be built that they had to import section 8 holders from Richmond to fill the vacancies. Look at Novato's police log and then tell me how you feel about Novato housing your nannies, house cleaners, and gardeners (who at least work) Our police and school budget is larger, but Novato gets only half the state money per student than Sausalito. You've made us the dumping ground for your problems and handed us the bill.

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