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Counterfeit Cash, Public Intoxication and Thievery Galore

This week’s roundup of police activities includes alleged theft of laptops, phones, jewelry and bikes.

Jan. 29

4:55 p.m. – A resident called police to report that a dark-colored Acura Legend, which he had reported hit his car two days earlier, was parking in the lot of the Mill Valley Community Center.

Jan. 30

2:03 p.m. – A resident of Thoreau Circle reported that her daughter took her jewelry box, ran out the back door and fled on foot, possible en route to Tam High. Police were unable to locate the girl.

Jan. 31

2:10 p.m. – A resident of Valley Circle contacted police to report an allegation of fraud. She said that she had invested in a company in 2006 called Cascade Acceptance Corp., and that the owner lied to her at the time and “was already insolvent” when she invested. Police told the woman that the matter was of a civil nature.

2:51 p.m. – A driver reportedly had a seizure on the 500 block of East Blithedale Ave. and struck a parked car. The driver was transported by ambulance to Marin General Hospital.

Feb. 1

11:33 a.m. – Police were called to Mill Valley Middle School in response to a bike that was reported stolen from the campus last week. Administrators said they located the bike and had the suspect student in the office. The student initially denied the theft but later admitted to stealing the bike. He was also in possession of another student’s bike.

8:53 p.m. – A resident of Thoreau Circle reported that her daughter stole her cell phone and left the house. Police were unable to locate the girl.

Feb. 2

10:44 a.m. – A woman called police to report that she left her laptop at the Depot Café and walked back in to the café to find it missing. The woman later gave police the serial number for the laptop to accompany a report on the alleged theft.

1:22 p.m. – An employee of Goodman Building Supply reported that the store had received a counterfeit $20 bill sometime in January.

3:35 p.m. – A white male adult in his mid-20s with a beard and wearing baggy jeans reportedly came into the Ferrari of San Francisco dealership on Redwood Hwy. and stole an iPhone behind the counter, leaving the area on foot. A dealership employee told police that their security camera was temporarily inoperable and didn’t catch any footage of the alleged thief.

4:44 p.m. – Police responded to the Whole Foods Market on Miller Ave. on a report that an approximately 60-year-old white man with a gray beard was standing in front of the store yelling at customers as they entered and exited the store. Police arrested the man on suspicion of public drunkenness.

10:13 p.m. – A resident of Eldridge Ave. reported that a teen at a house nearby was having a large party, and that the group was heading down to the creek. Police detained one teen on suspicion of public drunkenness and released him to the custody of his parents.

Here's what else is happening on Mill Valley Patch

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