Ghost Riding the Whip, Bloody Tanning Beds and iPod-Blackberry Swap

A roundup of the week's police log includes blood on a tanning bed, juveniles blasting music out of 12 vehicles and a strange letter from Texas.

Tuesday, August 21

9:27 a.m. - on East Blithedale Ave. was broken into through a window that had been pried open, according to police. The report stated that $40 was missing from the club and blood was found splattered in one of the tanning rooms.

3:44 p.m. - A resident of Walnut Ave. reported that she received a fraudulent letter from someone in Texas identified as "Cra." The letter said the resident owed the sender $22,000. When the resident tried calling the number provided in the letter, she was connected to an answering machine. The resident told police that she doesn't owe money to anyone. 

6:42 p.m. - A man driving down East Blithedale Ave. told police that a female driver in a white Honda was tailgating him. The man became frustrated because he was driving the speed limit and found the reckless driving a nuisance. The Honda eventually stopped tailgating and the man who reported the incident requested no further action.

9:18 p.m. - A group of juveniles were blasting loud music out of their vehicles on Camino Alto. The person who reported the incident said that there were approximately 12 vehicles involved in the group noise disturbance. Some of the youth were outside of their vehicles, possibly "ghost riding the whip."

Wednesday, August 22

3:39 p.m. - An employee of on Miller Ave. reported that his white Honda was "keyed" several times in the parking lot. The employee filed a report and there are currently no suspects.

5:13 p.m. - A resident of Shelter Bay Ave. reported that her grey Honda was broken into and she has no idea how access was gained. When she entered her vandalized vehicle, the woman found that her $300 iPod was stolen, but also found a Blackberry phone, which she had never seen before, on the car floor. The woman suspects that the phone may belong to the car thief. Police found no sign of forced entry and the Honda owner is 90 percent sure that she locked her car.

Thursday, August 23

1:15 p.m. - A pharmacist at on East Blithedale Ave. reported that he received a forged doctor's signature on a prescription for narcotics. The pharmacist has spoken to the doctor whose name was used and provided the doctor's contact information to the police. The person who forged the signature has not yet attempted to pick up the drugs. 

5:29 p.m. - A car stopped at a red light on Miller Ave. was rear-ended by a green Jeep, which proceeded to drive off on East Blithedale Ave. toward Hwy. 101 after the love tap occurred. The rear-ended driver was unable to pull over and confirm damage for police. Advice was given. 

Friday, August 24

3:20 p.m. - A resident of Miller Ave. reported that his black and red Trek mountain bike was stolen out of his garage. The point of entry was an open door. 

3:32 p.m. - A case of reckless driving involving two teenagers occurred in a white SUV at the intersection of West Blithedale Ave. Corte Madera Ave. One juvenile was hanging outside of the car's window and the other juvenile was on the roof of the car.

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