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This week's roundup of police activities also includes the usual cast of theft and barking dogs.

June 12

6:55 p.m. – A resident of Meadow Road reported that a white Kona mountain bike was stolen from the backyard. The bike was valued at $550.00. 

8:09 p.m. – A driver reported to police that his car was rear-ended on Camino Alto near the right turn lane onto Miller Ave. by Safeway, and that the driver who hit his car sped away. The reporting party followed the other driver to her house and said the woman was disputing the fact that she hit his car. Police went to the scene and determined that there was no crime as neither vehicle sustained any damage and both parties agreed to go their separate ways.

10:19 p.m. – A resident of Helens Lane reported that a dog was barking somewhere in the canyon but couldn’t determine where exactly the barking noise was originating.

June 13

9:46 a.m. – A resident of Somerset Lane reported that she had her credit card stolen and more than $7,000 was charged to the account. The woman said that the ordered items had started arriving at her residence and she wanted to file a report as she was concerned that the person who stole her card would come to retrieve the items.

11:44 p.m. – A man riding his bike south on the Mill Valley Bike Path saw a man sleeping in the middle of the path near Tam High. Police went to the scene and arrested the man on suspicion of public drunkenness.

June 14

9:33 a.m. – When a large truck carrying a crane attempted to turn from East Blithedale Ave. onto Walnut Ave., it was unable to do so because a garbage truck was blocking the road. As a result, the crane-carrying truck caused a backup on Blithedale.

6:56 p.m. – A resident said he parked his green Honda Accord at his place of business, , and came out to find the car gone. Police entered the car’s information into the Bay Area stolen vehicle system.

9:31 p.m. – A resident of Ralston Ave. reported that two dogs in the area had been barking all night long. Police went to the scene and located the source of the noise and told the dog owner to keep the pets inside. 

June 15

2:04 a.m. – A resident reported that people leaving the Deuce were screaming and yelling as they walked down the street. Police went to the area and were unable to locate anyone yelling.

10:48 a.m. – After leaving her keys and other items on the hood of her Mercedes parked at Madrona St. and Throckmorton Ave., a woman reported to police that the keys and other items were taken. The woman told police that she needed a ride home, where she had a spare set of keys. She also filed a report on the items, which were either lost or stolen. They included a purple purse, keys, cash, credit cards and driver’s license.

11:37 a.m. – A resident of Summit Ave. reported that her ex-husband confessed to stealing her ring from the home. Six years ago. Police took a report until further evidence can be provided.

3:27 p.m. – A resident of Kipling Dr. reported that her Apple computer, valued at $2,600, was stolen from her unlocked vehicle on June12.

4:47 p.m. – After seeing a dog off a leash running after and attempting to attack ducks in the area of Miller Ave. and Valley Circle, a resident called police to report the white-spotted “bird dog.”

June 16

8:33 a.m. – Police received a noise complaint about trucks delivering large metal containers to Park School at around 9 p.m. the prior night. The deliveries were related to the summer-long construction at the school and police determined that no violation had occurred as the school is exempt from the city’s construction noise ordinance for the project.

10:11 a.m. – A resident of East Blithedale Ave. reported that someone stole his $700 red Jamis bike from his front porch sometime over night.

10:14 a.m. – A possibly rabies-ridden skunk was spotted walking around in circles in the area of Coronet Avenue, according to a resident. Police were unable tom locate the resident and notified the Marin Humane Society.

6:36 p.m. – A resident of Eldridge Ave. reported that his 85-year-old wife had gone for a walk around 4 p.m. and had not returned and he was concerned. The woman had gone to see a movie.

June 17

2:51 a.m. – An employee of in Strawberry Village reported that a man in a white shirt and red shorts had stolen a bottle of vodka and a Coke.


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