Nov. 14 – 25
Fairfax Pot Smoking: There is pot smoking going on in Downtown Fairfax. Occurred at a sandwich shop on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard. Citizen is an employee of the business. He advised there are three men sitting on the curb in front of the store, smoking marijuana, and the customers don’t like it. He would like the subjects moved on. Disposition: Service Provided.
Come Back Nessie: Occurred on Bothin Road. Citizen advised that a rescue dog, just brought home today, slipped out of her collar, and ran off his property. The dog is a black, ten pound, 1/2 Chihuahua, 1/2 “Doxie”, named Nessie; she may not know her name.
Bicycle Stop: Officer initiated activity at Fairfax Theatre, Broadway, Fairfax. Subject warned for not obeying traffic signals. . Disposition: Verbal Warning.
Many Bicycle Stops: Officer initiated activity at Fairfax Theatre, Broadway, Fairfax. Three subjects warned for not obeying traffic signage. . Disposition: Verbal Warning.
More Bicycle Stops: Officer initiated activity at Peris Silver Dollar, Broadway, Fairfax. . Disposition: Verbal Warning.
Skateboarding Violation: Occurred at Post Office (Fairfax) on Center Bl. RP reporting a group of skateboarders behind the post office, RP just wants them to move along. . Disposition: Gone on arrival.
Noise Complaint: Occurred on Cypress Drive. Citizen reporting a band playing in the area, on going issue with the same band. Citizen wants a decibel reading. Disposition: Advice Given.
Town Code Violation: Occurred on Porteous Avenue. Anonymous citizen reporting construction going on, power tools being used. . Disposition: Service Provided.
Cologne Smelled: Occurred at Victory Village on Sir Francis Drake Boulevard. Citizen believes that there is someone inside of her home. She smelled a whiff of men’s cologne in her bedroom about 10 minutes ago. . Disposition: Service Provided.
Walking Woman: Occurred on Live Oak Avenue. Citizen reported a woman walking on his property. She had been in his garage, and in the yard. While on the phone, the subject started walking down Live Oak. Disposition: Citation Issued.
Nov. 19 – 24, 2020
Sleeper: A “male all points subject” (which in cop log lingo means “hobo” if we still lived in the 1930s, was seen sleeping under a blue tarp on Bridgeway. Police moved him along.
Druggie Trash: A bunch of syringes and miscellaneous drug trash was seen on the boat launch on Turney Street. A citizen called the police to have it cleaned up.
Naked Lady: A woman lay naked in the middle Easterby Street. Not a stitch of clothing on her. She screamed incoherently. Police responded, got her back into her home. No crime.
Large Gathering: Neighbors around a “party house” on Toyon Lane complained to police that a large gathering was taking place and the music was too loud. Upon responding, police found that a party of about 20 people was going on with COVID-19 testing at the door. The music did not exceed Sausalito noise levels. But, the homeowner agreed to turn the volume down.
Begging: A homeless man known to police stood in the parking lot of a grocery store begging patrons for money. Police told the man to move along and not do that.
Fire Starter: A homeless man started a trash can on fire to keep warm. Police responded and told him not to do that. They gave him a blanket to keep warm.
Wall Sitter: A man sat on a wall on Coloma Street for three hours staring out in space. Not against the law, but a citizen asked police to check it out, which they did. The wall sitter was gone when police arrived.
Truck Stolen: A citizen reported his truck stolen on Turney Street.
Nov. 16 – 22, 2020
Child Abuse: On the Nov. 16 shift, a case of child abuse was reported to police. Details were not disclosed. In other items, police rounded up a public drunk, took a report of a stolen vehicle on Hamilton Drive and a reported assault on Alameda Del Prado.
DUI: Police were kept busy on Nov. 17 with reports of a drunk driver on Ignacio Boulevard, a theft on Digital Drive and a number of other reports throughout the city.
Missing: On Nov. 18 Novato’s finest responded to a number of crimes and public safety issues. A “juvenile” was reported missing from Captain Nurse Circle, an unwanted subject was reported hanging about Redwood Boulevard and a person who was reported as a danger to himself or others on Digital Drive.
Assault: A report of an assault and battery took place on Enfrente Road on Nov. 19. Other items responded to on the shift included three child abuse reports, one Ignacio Valley Circle, one of Kaehler Street and one on Entrada Drive, a welfare check on Oliva Drive and a vandalism/graffiti report at an undisclosed location.
Welfare Check: Novato police responded to a welfare check on Nov. 20 on an individual on Reichert Avenue as well as a fraud report on Vintage Way and a stolen vehicle on Hamilton Parkway.
Unwanted: A person deemed unwanted was reported on Palm Drive during the Nov. 21 shift. Also, police responded to something suspicious on SIxth Street, a welfare check on Marion Avenue and a child abuse report.
Drunk Driving: Police handled a drunk driving report on Diablo Avenue during the Nov. 22 shift as well as a number of other reports throughout the city, including a noise disturbance on San Marin Drive and a hit-and-run on Marion Avenue.