Lady in black now in orange
Woman in Black: On April 28, around 7:30 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a vehicle burglary that just occurred in the 500 block of N. San Pedro Road in Santa Venetia. Deputies learned from the reporting party a female dressed in all black rummaged through two unlocked vehicles and took numerous items about 30 minutes prior. Deputies obtained a vehicle description and started to canvas the area.
Simultaneously to the Deputies responding to the reported vehicle burglary, an unknown female dressed in all black entered the lobby entrance to the Marin County Jail, dropped a duffel bag with unknown contents, pulled the fire alarm and ran out of the Jail lobby.
Deputies attempted to locate the female and also ascertain what was in the duffel bag. Due to the circumstances surrounding how the duffel bag was dropped and the unknown contents, the UC Berkeley Bomb Squad was requested to the scene out of an abundance of caution. The areas surrounding the Marin County Jail and parking lot were closed during the investigation.
During this time, a Deputy checking the surrounding area was stopped by a CA State Parks employee and told an unknown person just lit a large pile of clothing items on fire near China Camp and drove away in a vehicle. The description of a vehicle was similar to the one reported in the theft from earlier in the morning.
Around 8:45 a.m., a deputy monitoring N. San Pedro Road located the vehicle associated with the multiple incidents. The vehicle was stopped and the driver, Judith Garcia, was taken into custody. The vehicle Garcia was driving was an unreported stolen vehicle. Garcia was arrested and booked into the Marin County Jail on numerous charges.
A bail enhancement in the amount of $50,000 was set. The contents of the duffel bag were determined to be personal items from the stolen vehicle.
April 15 – 29, 2021
Carjacking: On Sunday at approximately 8:30 a.m., Sausalito Police Officers received calls regarding a woman screaming for help and a vehicle that was on fire in the 100 block of Rodeo Avenue. Southern Marin Fire and Sausalito Police arrived on-scene and contacted a woman who was in distress. She said she was entering her vehicle when a man pulled her out of her vehicle. She attempted to fight back against the subject but he was able to obtain control of the vehicle and drive off in the victim’s vehicle.
Prior to forcefully taking the victim’s vehicle, the suspect set fire to a vehicle’s passenger compartment in the adjacent carport. Based on witness statements it is believed that this vehicle belongs to and was parked in that location by the suspect. Southern Marin Fire was able to extinguish the fire before the vehicle became fully engulfed or caused any damage to the carport.
With the assistance of Mercedes-Benz, the victim’s vehicle was tracked to San Francisco. Sausalito Police Officers, with the assistance of San Francisco Police Officers, were able to locate and process the victim vehicle for evidence. The vehicle was then returned to the victim undamaged.
On Thursday, April 29, Sausalito Police made an arrest in the case. With the assistance of the San Francisco Police Department, Sausalito Officers were able to arrest Marvin Fuller, 33, of San Francisco. without incident. Fuller was arrested for attempted arson, carjacking, robbery, assault, and violation of Parole. He was booked into the Marin County Jail. His bail was set at $150,000.
Puppy Pepper Sprayed: A beef has developed between residents of Sausalito who say the mailman sprayed their puppy with pepper spray. The Postal Service has cut off mail to the home because of the dog. Sausalito Police called.
Bad Driver: A woman in a Prius got the Rodeo ramp of the 101 going the wrong way. She hit a sign, backed up and proceeded down the ramp the correct way. Then, she disappeared into traffic.
Boat Terror: A pregnant girl was terrorized by her boyfriend, a 35-ish man with a receding hairline. She claimed she was trapped on his boat for 20 hours with no food. Police were sifting through the mess.
Hoarder: Police were called to a home on Stanford Way regarding a person who is causing problems because of hoarding tendencies. Police gave the parties concerned advice.
Dumpster Fire: A witness told police that a man in a black puffer vest started a fire in a dumpster on Bridgeway.
Cracked Jaw: Police were called to the homeless encampment in Dunphy park to a report of a fight that resulted in one man getting his jaw cracked.
Yeller: A man who was surmised to have mental health issues, screamed at passing cars on Harbor Drive. Gone when police arrived.
Small Crime: A woman in the lobby of a hotel on Bridgeway came around the front desk to see a man exposing his penis to her. She told him to zip up, put a mask on and get the hell out.
Rampage: A woman at the Dunphy homeless encampment who was said to be “on a rampage all day” threatened to kill people with a knife. Police rolled, calmed her down, and told her to do some extreme social distancing for a while.
Card Eaters: The dreaded parking meters in Sausalito “ate” another credit card.
Dog Attack: A citizen trying to walk in Dunphy Park was attacked by two dogs off leash that came out of the homeless encampment.
Storage Wars: A storage unit was auctioned. The old owner showed up and caused a ruckus. Police mediated.
Asian Female Driver: A grey Porsche was seen going 100+ mph and swerving around. Driver described as an “Asian female.”
Got A Drink: A homeless man wandered Spencer Avenue and approached a woman at a residence and asked her for a drink. She said “no” and he left to rummage through trash. Police stopped the man and told him not to go to private houses.
Assault: After an alleged assault at a bus stop, Steven Zachery Rizzo, 22, was booked into Marin County Jail on suspicion of kidnapping, felony domestic violence, criminal threats, obstruction, battery on a peace officer, resisting arrest and two probation violations. Bail was set at $100,000. Rizzo allegedly dragged a woman by her hair and forced her onto a Golden Gate Transit bus. The bus driver intervened to help the woman and called the police.
April 22 – 28, 2021
Assault: A store employee on Redwood Highway was assaulted with pepper spray by a customer when the employee told the woman she was not social distancing. Report filed.
Laying Around: A homeless person was laying in the bushes on Miller Avenue. Police told him to move along.
Bike Accident: An accident between a bike and an auto on April 28 at about 8 a.m. on Camino Alto. All of the details were blackout out on the police log.
Pot Smoking: Kids were stopped as they were about to smoke pot on Sycamore Avenue. Kids released into the custody of their parents.
Noise: A nurse called the cops because she said a band was setting up in the park on Throckmorton. They were noisy and she works nights. Police checked it out and found no band, just “families at park utalizing it to its fullest and legally.”
Bad Words: A homeless person sat at the bus stop on Sunnyside Avenue on April 28 cursing at passersby. Police stopped by and talked to the man and gave him some gentle guidance on proper behavior.