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Mercedes on the Median, Bike Thief Nabbed and Too Young to Drive

This week's roundup of police activities also includes some DUIs, public intoxication and a dog on the loose.

Feb. 5

6:17 p.m. – A resident of Thoreau Circle reported her 15-year-old daughter missing. The daughter was later located at her high school.

Feb. 6

1:08 p.m. – A man called police to report a possible hit-and-run because someone parked too close to his vehicle and caused damage to the rear of his car. The suspect vehicle was possibly a gray Subaru Outback, according to the report.

Feb. 7

9:46 p.m. – An employee of the Trio Salon reported that the business was burglarized during the previous night. It was unclear what, if anything, had been stolen.

1:20 p.m. – A resident of Forrest St. reported that a black and red mountain bike was stolen from the side of the house. Less than an hour later, police located and identified the suspect at the Four Points intersection and arrested him on suspicion of petty theft, trespassing and theft with a prior conviction for theft. The bike was returned to the owner and the suspect, Demetrios Lyris, 49, of San Francisco, was booked into Marin County Jail.

4:36 p.m. – The driver of a black Mercedes drove onto the median on Miller Ave. just south of Tam High. The driver was out of the car and did not need an ambulance when police arrived on the scene.

Feb. 8

1:18 p.m. – A resident reported seeing someone get out of a blue Saturn in the Safeway parking lot at 1 Camino Alto and key another car before fleeing towards Tam Junction. Police notified the owner of the vehicle that was keyed but were unable to locate the blue Saturn.

6:04 p.m. – Police were called to the 300 blocked of Edgewood Ave. because a large yellow Labrador Retriever/Pit Bull mix bit someone and broke the skin. Police could not determine who owned the dog. Marin Humane Society officials were called to the scene and weren’t able to catch the dog but were going to keep trying.

6:17 p.m. – A resident was driving home on East Blithedale Ave. and Camino Alto and called police after seeing a teen running in the middle of the road wearing all black. The driver was worried that the teen would get hit. Police were unable to locate the pedestrian.

Feb. 9

2:24 p.m. – A young male driver backed his white Honda truck into a gray Mercedes Benz at the Arco gas station on Redwood Highway, and the Mercedes driver reported to police that he suspected the other driver wasn’t old enough to drive. 

11:29 p.m. – A distraught woman called police to say that she needed to get home to Juanita Ave. but was unable to do so. The phone call got disconnected and when police called back, they reached the crying woman. She was arrested on suspicion of public intoxication and booked into Marin County Jail.

Feb. 10

2:41 a.m. – Police arrested a man on suspicion of driving under the influence on Amicita and Juanita avenues.

Feb. 11

1:08 a.m. – Police pulled over a car in the 500 block of Miller Ave. and arrested the driver on suspicion of driving under the influence.

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