Wood Chippers and Bouncy Castles, Dog on a Roof and a Stolen $15,000 Watch

This week's roundup of police activities includes the usual suspects (bike thefts, noise complaints) and some new additions (fax number left after hit and run).

June 19

12:24 a.m. – A resident reported that a group of men and women were yelling loudly outside the . The resident told police that it sounded like a “party happening on the sidewalk.” Police spoke to the people outside the bar as well as the owner to keep the noise down. Less than an hour later, the resident said the same people were outside the bar making a racket. Police went to the scene and didn’t see anyone outside but advised the owner again. 

2:02 p.m. – A wood chipper blocked traffic on Tamalpais Ave., with residents forced to go around it. No arrests were made.

5:43 p.m. – An employee at a summer camp at the reported that he had locked his bike up outside the center and came out at the end of the day and it was gone. The bike was valued at $450.

5:44 p.m. – A resident reported that he locked his black Bianchi bike in the Safeway parking lot and returned to find it missing. The bike was valued at $400.

June 20

11:13 a.m. – After discovering that his truck had been broad-sided outside 250 Camino Alto, a man found a note that included a number that went to a fax machine. The truck suffered extensive damage to the right side of the vehicle, police said.

4:50 p.m. – A resident reported that someone went into his car and stole a $15,000 Audemars Piguet watch from the center console on Sycamore Ave. near the . The resident told police that he thought he’d locked the car but police saw no signs burglary.

June 21

4:16 p.m. – A resident of Amicita Ave. reported that a bouncy castle was blocking the road. The resident was concerned that someone would drive into it, as kids were playing in it. The company that set up the jumpy jump was called to relocate it from the street.

June 23

1:12 a.m. – After seeing a dark-colored small pickup truck with a loud engine and a loud speaker that people were yelling into, a resident called police. The resident said the subjects were likely male teenagers.

11:04 a.m. – The reportedly reckless driver of a gray Honda was trying to run down a cyclist on East Blithedale Ave. and Camino Alto, with the cyclist fleeing toward Scott Valley, according to a report. Police were unable to locate the suspect.

3:54 p.m. – A resident of Millwood Street reported that there was a dog up on the roof of a neighbor’s house barking nonstop. Police were told that it was an ongoing issue, but when they went to the scene, there was no dog on the roof.

June 24

11:22 a.m. – A resident came into the police station to report that her cell phone had been stolen and that she had tracked it to the Camino Alto Court area. The cell phone was on the move, she told police. The phone was traced to the , and police determined that a jogger who had found the phone had planned on dropping it off at the police station after her yoga class. Police advised the phone’s owner to pick it up at the station. No crime.


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