Anyone Missing an 11-Pound Bag of Weed?

The following information from Oct. 18-20 was supplied by the Novato Police Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.

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8:29 p.m. , Oct. 20— A 10.9-pound bag of marijuana was found in the 1500 block of Center Road. It was booked into the evidence drying room. According to various websites, the street value of marijuana varies wildly but is usually $1,000-$2,000 per pound.

Oct. 18

3:18 a.m. — Someone on Captain Nurse Circle reported hearing a female screaming outside. An officer located two raccoons fighting and moved them along.

7:48 a.m. — A minor-injury collision was reported in front of Novato High School. Two vehicles were involved and one rolled over. Click here for a full story on this call.

8:36 a.m. — Someone reported a woman hitting and slapping a child while in her car in front of Hamilton Meadow Park School. Officers were unable to locate the driver, and nothing was reported to the school office.

12:13 p.m. — A man in his 50s has EKG lines hanging from his chest and appears disoriented inside the downtown Safeway store. An officer contacted the man and found that the man had removed his shirt to show his friend, an employee, the EKG lines. He did not need medical attention and was asked to put his shirt back on and leave the area.

3:23 p.m. — A woman on Saddlebrook Court said she has not seen her adult son in six months and doesn't know his whereabouts. He has a history of drug and alcohol use. A flier was made and circulated.

3:29 p.m. — A tree branch fell and struck a woman in the head at the McClay Road/Novato Boulevard bus stop. The person declined medical attention.

4:36 p.m. — A white van struck a green Honda on Kelly Drive and then left the area. A report was filed for hit-and-run misdemeanor.

9:31 p.m. — A neighbor reported hearing a woman screaming in an apartment on Vallejo Avenue. An officer contacted the woman, who was trying to get her three kids to go to sleep.

10:31 p.m. — A man was arrested and booked following a domestic violence incident on Ormond Court.

Oct. 19

3:22 a.m. — A woman was accused of beating up her sister and taking her car on Ignacio Boulevard. The woman was booked on suspicion of aggravated assault.

7:41 a.m. — A bomb threat was called in to Novato High School. An extensive search did not reveal any explosive devices. It was determined the call was a hoax. Click here for a full story on this event.

9:20 a.m. — A woman on Fleetwood Court received a texted photo from someone who appeared to have a knife and had hurt himself. A suspicious circumstances case was taken.

10:23 a.m. — A woman walking her dog came across a pool of blood in the 1500 block of Center Road. The woman was concerned that someone is injured. An officer determined later that a resident of the apartment complex had stepped onto something sharp and cut himself.

10:38 a.m. — A teen was suspected of throwing a rock at a child on a playground on Johnson Street, on the west side of Rancho School. A school security officer located the teen, who was arrested on suspicion of assault.

1:24 p.m. — A student at San Marin High School has a strong smell of alcohol. The boy was cited for being a minor in possession of alcohol.

2:09 p.m. — A woman said her daughter, a student, said she "can't stand the bullying" and has been in possession of a knife and rope. She has made suicidal statements in the past. Officers determined she there was no merit to being a danger to herself.

3:31 p.m. — A minor injury collision was reported at Diablo Avenue and George Street.

4:18 p.m. — An officer determined that protesters set up at the corner of Sixth Street and Grant Avenue were exercising their First Amendment rights and protesting peacefully. One person has said the people were harassing passersby.

5:13 p.m. — A blue minivan was removed from a ditch hear Diablo Avenue and Front Street.

Oct. 20

9:08 a.m. — A woman returned to her home on Second Street and reported an unknown male subject asleep in one of her upstairs bedrooms. An officer found that the woman did not recognize her son.

11:08 a.m. — Three subjects were seen loitering around a minivan on Bolling Circle and passing packages from the van to another vehicle.  An officer found that it was a locksmith fixing some locks on a vehicle.

11:44 a.m. — An arrest was made on a possible drug charge in the 7600 block of Redwood Boulevard.

12:33 p.m. — A man waiting inside a car on Fairway Drive was approached by a local resident and the man said he would not say what he was doing in the area. The man has occasionally gotten out of the car, walked around it and gotten back in. An officer determined that the man was waiting for his wife, who was cleaning a local home.

1:01 p.m. — The driver of a black four-wheel-drive vehicle was suspected of hit-and-run after striking a man on a bike near 900 Diablo Avenue. The man who was hit was walking away and carrying the bike. An officer made contact with both parties.

4:07 p.m. — A man drove into an apartment complex parking lot off Alameda del Prado and told a 12-year-old girl to get into his car. No child custody violations were reported. A case was taken for suspicious circumstances.

5:09 p.m. — San Pablo police located a green Volvo owned by a Novato resident.

6:12 p.m. — A woman on San Marin Drive was reportedly breaking windows and throwing things inside a home. There was no merit to an assault. An officer gave advice.

7:14 p.m. — A Toyota Corolla was broken into overnight on Sunnybrae Lane and a debit card was stolen. The doors and windows were locked.

9:37 p.m. — A woman in the 1800 block of Novato Boulevard reported that her husband pushed their 3-year-old son while the son was in the bathtub. The son was conscious and not bleeding. A suspicious circumstances report was filed.

11:26 p.m. — A group of kids were pretending to hold a rope across the intersection of Diablo Avenue and Hill Road, causing drivers to slow down. A responding officer saw no violations.

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Demosthenes October 26, 2012 at 05:51 PM
There was 12 pounds in that bag when i dropped it. Where'd the rest of it go?
Novatan October 26, 2012 at 09:42 PM
I like how you say NPD has an "evidence drying room" do they also have a weighing and bagging room?


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