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Police reported a number of residential and commercial burglaries over the past week, as well as a couple of residents arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Jan. 8

2:16 a.m. – Police pulled over a car on Miller and Montford avenues, arresting the driver on suspicion of driving under the influence. The driver was booked into Marin County Jail and the car was parked in the 300 block of Miller Ave. per the owner’s request.

7:10 p.m. – A resident called the police station to speak to an officer about the fact that her ex-husband had not filed his tax returns. The father is the custodian on their son’s bank account, the woman told police, and had never filed taxes on the account.

Jan. 9

1:33 p.m. – A resident of the 300 block of Summit Ave. reported that his home had been burglarized. The resident was at the home and told police that it was unclear how burglars had accessed the home, as all doors were closed but property was missing and it was obvious that someone had gone through the house.

3:42 p.m. – A resident of the 400 block of Lovell Ave. reported a possible burglary, as it appeared that someone had broken into the home.

9:47 p.m. – The building security staff of the Shelter Bay office complex at 655 Redwood Hwy. reported a possible attempted burglary, as a glass door was found shattered and utility closets on the inside of the building appeared to have been pried open.

Jan. 10

1:20 a.m. – The Oakland Police Department sent Mill Valley Police a message that a beige Toyota that was reported stolen from the 400 block of Miller Ave. had been located in Oakland.

Jan. 11

8:28 a.m. – A fire engine reportedly struck a parked car on Altavista Ave., and an officer responded to take a report.

9:14 a.m. – A resident reported that a delivery truck was blocking the driveway of the Shelter Bay office complex. Police were advised that the truck would be moving shortly.

4:35 p.m. – An employee of Whole Foods Market on East Blithedale Ave. called police on behalf of a customer who claimed that her cell phone and wallet had been stolen from her purse.

6:46 p.m. – A man reported that he was assaulted inside Piatti Restaurant on Redwood Hwy. and that the subject drove off southbound in a gray SUV. Police determined that the subjects were involved in an altercation regarding a protest occurring in front of the restaurant.

Jan. 13

7:32 p.m. – Police pulled over a silver Toyota Prius on East Blithedale Ave. at Camino Alto after observing the driver unable to maintain a lane and nearly running into the guardrail near Whole Foods Market. Police arrested the driver on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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