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Police Blotter: July 2-8

This week's roundup includes public drunkenness, noise complaints, fireworks - even a bit of toilet-papering.

Friday, July 2

At 10:09pm, a neighbor complained that Beerworks at 173 Throckmorton Ave. had its back windows open and it was noisy outside, but police determined that the noise was not unreasonable.

Saturday, July 3

At 12:22am, a man was arrested for public drunkenness on Locust Avenue.

At 2:45am, two men were arrested for public drunkenness outside the 2am Club on Miller Avenue.

A driver was pulled over at the 76 gas station on E. Blithedale at 2:56am and arrested for driving under the influence. He was taken into custody and booked into the Marin County jail.

At 1:20pm, a man called police to report that a bicyclist had hit the side mirror of a Golden Gate Transit bus at Camino Alto and Miller Ave., causing the mirror glass to shatter. The driver later contacted police to file a report.

Sunday, July 4

A resident of Manor Drive went away for three days and came back to find that her home had been toilet-papered. She told police at 4:59pm that she suspected it was her neighbor and asked police to take a vandalism report. Police determined that the case did not merit vandalism charges and attempted to contact the neighbor to no avail.

A 50-year-old woman was detained at the new Whole Foods Market at 731 E. Blithedale Ave. at 6:09PM for attempting to steal two bottles of champagne and some flowers. Police cited the woman at the scene.

At 9:19pm, police were called to the Safeway at 1 Camino Alto on a report that man was stumbling all over the store and dropping his belongings. The man was arrested for public drunkenness, taken into custody and booked at the Marin County jail.

A driver at Strawberry Village called police at 11:33pm to report that a man driving a white Buick was driving under the influence. When police contacted the driver, it was determined that the driver was from out of town, had gotten lost and became scared when the reporting party continued to follow her.

Police were called to the Baskin Robbins parking lot on Miller Ave. at 10:36pm on a report that kids were setting off fireworks. Police contacted the parents, confiscated the fireworks and sent the kids home.

Monday, July 5

A man called police at 12:06am to report that kids were setting off fireworks in front of the Ferrari dealership at 595 Redwood Hwy.

Tuesday, July 6

A resident of Summit Ave. called police at 1:30pm to complain that construction workers at a neighbor’s house were listening to the Holland-Uruguay World Cup semifinal match on the radio too loudly.

Wednesday, July 7

At 12:26PM, a citizen reported a possible driving under the influence when a man fell down on the way to his blue mustang in the parking lot of the office building at 650 E. Blithdale. He then sat in the car and smoked a cigarette before driving off. Police did not find the vehicle.

At 10:40pm, a blue sedan apparently drove into a fire hydrant outside the Book Depot and drove off. The incident caused water to spray from the hydrant. A Mill Valley Fire crew arrived at the scene to shut the hydrant off. Police were unable to locate the sedan.

Thursday, July 8

At 10:46pm, a neighbor complained that Beerworks at 173 Throckmorton Ave. had its back windows open and it was noisy outside, but police determined that the noise was not unreasonable.


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