9:55 p.m., Feb. 5 – A hit-and-run occurred at Lamont Avenue and Redwood Boulevard. The reporting party was in a cab when he was struck from behind by a green Mercedes. The Mercedes sustained front-end damage and its license plate number was obtained as the driver of the Mercedes stopped and tried to make a deal with the cab driver but then fled. The Mercedes was last seen heading north on Redwood Boulevard.
11:28 a.m. – A man was reportedly punched in the face by his girlfriend’s 26-year-old brother on the 900 block of Seventh Street.
1:42 p.m. – A green bicycle was turned into the police. It had been left unattended at the entrance to a building on the 500 block of Hangar Avenue for three days.
4:02 p.m. – A wallet was found near the street on Sun Lane near Sutro Avenue and turned into police.
6:35 p.m. – A deer was struck by a car on San Marin Drive near Simmons Lane and was in lanes of traffic. An officer responded and removed the dead deer from the roadway.
7:34 p.m. – A red Volvo and blue older model Ford Bronco collided in the 200 block Ignacio Boulevard. The Ford driver fled the scene northbound on Highway 101.
8:56 p.m. – A locked 2005 Honda Civic on the 500 block of Loleta Lane was broken into over the weekend and a purse was stolen. It was discovered with its trunk open.
9:11 a.m. – Lighting fixtures were reported vandalized at 390 Hangar Drive, causing about $700 in damage. Click here for a full story on this incident.
9:40 a.m. – A burglary at the Rancho Elementary School on Johnson Street was reported to have occurred the previous day between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. A Dell Latitude laptop and a projector were stolen from a classroom with an estimated loss of $1,785.
10:17 a.m. – An attempted burglary was reported to have taken place overnight at the Bridgecreek apartments at 1599 S. Novato Boulevard. The window frame to the manager’s office was broken and a screen damaged as well as parallel marks on the front door. The break-in was unsuccessful.
11 a.m. – Two roommates were fighting in the 600 block of Bolling Circle over the cable bill and a tablet given as collateral. Both suffered contusions and scratches. A case was taken for battery on both individuals.
6:53 p.m. – A person was jumped by two male juveniles on the 800 block of Redwood Boulevard, and the victim’s backpack was taken by force.
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