Drivers Behaving Badly, iPhone Thefts and Stolen Baby Formula

This week's roundup of police activities in Mill Valley includes a number of vehicular incidents, as well as plenty of theft.

Jan. 11

2:38 p.m. – Safeway employees reported that a women wearing a red hooded sweatshirt stole baby formula and left the store, darting away in a small white, four-door sedan. Police are investigating. 

Jan. 14

7:29 p.m. – A resident reported that his iPhone was stolen earlier in the day and that he was tracking it through Apple’s iCloud service. The resident told police that the phone had been in Muir Beach but that the thief turned it off. Sheriff’s deputies are investigating. 

Jan. 15

8:29 p.m. – A resident reported that someone had tagged the words “Basic” and “Grebash” in silver marker on the walls inside the men’s room at Boyle Park, as well as the word “Grebash” in white crayon on the outside walls of the men’s and women’s rooms. 

9:47 p.m. – A resident of Thoreau Circle reported her daughter missing when she did not arrive home from the Safeway in Strawberry at 1 p.m. as planned. The daughter returned soon after the resident’s call.

Jan. 16

12:10 p.m. – A Sunrise Ave. resident reported loaning his 1994 Honda Accord to a former roommate but not was unable to reach the man, who had moved to Millbrae. Police are investigating.

10:53 p.m. – A resident of Throckmorton Ave. called police to report that a guest had crashed his car into a pillar in the garage at his home and was possibly intoxicated. Police arrived and arrested the man on suspicion of driving under the influence. He was booked into Marin County Jail. 

Jan. 17

3:39 a.m. – A driver reported seeing a street sign on Camino Alto near the First Church of Christ Scientist knocked over and a portion of a black bumper and a wheel well with the word “Honda” imprinted on it on the ground. Police are investigating a hit-and-run but have no additional suspect vehicle or incident information.

11:39 a.m. – A resident of East Blithedale Ave. reported that in early December, someone entered his car and stole a velvet jewelry bag containing $9,100 worth of jewelry, including a black diamond necklace, a white diamond necklace and a pair of diamond earrings.

Jan. 19

10:53 a.m. – An employee of the Cantina reported that her 2009 Mini Cooper was hit by another car while parked outside the restaurant and that a piece of the other car was left behind. Police took a report on the alleged hit-and-run. 

12:55 p.m. – An alleged incident occurred between two women and their dogs at Camino Alto and Overhill Road, with one woman reporting that her dog was attacked by the other woman’s dog and that she was hit in the stomach with an umbrella by the other woman. The woman later declined further action by police.

Jan. 21

4:33 p.m. – A driver called police from East Blithedale Avenue and Tower Drive to report that the driver of a gray Honda was driving recklessly and aggressively moved in front of him when the lanes merged.

11:22 p.m. – A resident of Miller Ave. reported that someone reached through a Craigslist ad stole a $75 blanket and $80 in cash. The resident agreed to contact the alleged thief and reach a civil arrangement.

Jan. 22

1:18 p.m. – A resident of Lower Alcatraz Place told police that her daughter had her iPhone stolen while at the Super Duper Burger restaurant on Miller Ave. the night before. 


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