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Fence Vandalized With Word 'Meow,' Gardening Sheers in the Road, and Camera Stolen From Photographer

A roundup of this week's police blotter also includes a one-to-two-foot wide pot hole, and a women who was woken up at 2 a.m. when a car crashed into her truck.

Tuesday, December 18

9:51 a.m. – Graffiti containing the word ‘Meow’ was written on a fence on Corte Madera Ave. The reporting party told police a neighbor heard kids outside around 1 a.m.

12:48 p.m. – A driver on Camino Alto and Miller Ave. was almost hit by another driver, an “unkempt” looking woman with long hair who was weaving in and out of traffic and crossing over the double yellow line.

7:47 p.m. – Police called a tow truck to remove a black 1995 Toyota Camry that was stuck in a lane of traffic on Gomez Way.

Wednesday, December 19

4:56 a.m. – A woman on Miller Avenue called police looking for her boyfriend, who was drinking at the 2am Club and was supposed to arrive at her house two hours ago. She told police he may be sleeping in his car “looking at the stars,” or staying at a friend’s house. Police suggested putting out a Be on the Lookout (BOLO) alert for the vehicle but she didn’t want to do anything further.

12:20 p.m. – Police are searching for a 50-year-old woman from San Francisco with dark red long hair and black eyes. Her daughter on Hamilton Drive reported her missing, and said she was last seen at work the day before around 10 p.m. but wasn’t seen leaving.

4:39 p.m. – There was minor accident between a blue van and silver Toyota on Ashford Ave. The drivers declined medical attention.

Thursday, December 20

11:33 a.m. – A vehicle was overturned into a dirt embankment on Camino Alto and Overhill Road. Police placed a report on file.

12:25 p.m. – A father reported his son’s black Samsung Galaxy cell phone worth $400 was stolen last Wednesday on the Golden Gate Transit bus route #17 from Mill Valley Middle School to Strawberry.

12:37 p.m. – A white van was blocking Lane 2 on E. Blithedale Avenue and Roque Moraes.

2:07 p.m. – A suspect broke into a black BMW with tinted windows on Redwood Highway Fronta Road in Strawberry. Police are still getting details on the burglary.

3:19 p.m. – There was a collision with minor injuries on E. Blithedale Avenue. Police placed a report on file.

Friday, December 21

2:06 a.m. – A woman on Sycamore Ave. called police saying she was woken up when someone hit her truck, and the car in is the middle of the road blocking traffic.

4:42 p.m. – A large pothole about one-to-two-feet wide was reported on Camino Alto and Overhill Road. The reporting party said he thought it might cause tire blowouts, and the Department of Public Works marked it with a traffic cone.

Saturday, December 22

10:14 a.m. – A white Toyota Prius and a grey Porsche Cayenne collided on La Goma Street and Miller Ave. There were no injuries, but the Prius was blocking traffic and facing the wrong way and the Cayenne was leaking fluids.

1:37 p.m. – Someone dropped off expired medication at the Mill Valley Police Station.

3:10 p.m. – Large gardening shears were reported on the left eastbound lane by Ashford and Blithedale avenues. They were gone by the time police arrived.

Sunday, December 23

10:10 p.m. – A photographer at the 142 Throckmorton Theater reported his Canon DSLR 1060D digital camera worth approximately $2,000 was stolen around midnight on Friday.

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