Talk About Housecleaning: Jewelry Swiped, Cleaners Suspected

The following information from Jan. 15-16 was supplied by the Novato Police Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.

The Headliner:

1:47 p.m., Jan. 16 – A resident of Rockrose Way reported items including jewelry valued between $30,000 and $40,000 were taken from the house.  A cleaning company was reported as a possible suspect.

Jan. 15

9:53 a.m. – A black Volkswagen Golf was reported stolen from in front of a home across the street from Novato High School on Arthur Street.

1:37 p.m. – Two students at Novato High School on Arthur Street engaged in a physical altercation, with one sustaining minor injuries; however, no medical attention was needed.  One of the students was cited for battery at the school's request.

2:01 p.m. –The Ideal Stationers store in the Downtown Novato Shopping Center was tagged by a white paint pen with “X4”, a suspected gang marking.

9:18 p.m. – A Nintendo PlayStation was reported stolen from a residence on the 1700 block of Novato Boulevard after a sleepover party.  A potential suspect was reported to police.

9:59 p.m. – People were reported arguing outside of the Days Inn at 8141 Redwood Blvd., resulting in all of the parties being arrested.  A weapons violation was alleged. 

Jan. 16

6:43 a.m. – A woman residing on Sunnyhill Road had her son placed under citizen’s arrest for battery after he kicked her.

7:35 a.m. – A man was seen removing the newspapers from a driveway on Bolling Drive.  A description of the man was provided to police who were also advised that this has been an ongoing issue for the past three months.

10:46 a.m. – A man was arrested at San Andreas Drive and San Marin Drive on a felony warrant.

11:36 a.m. – A wallet found at the Days Inn on Redwood Boulevard was turned in.

1:14 p.m. – A man residing on the 800 block of Diablo Avenue reported that his daughter had been hit in the face by her boyfriend.  The boyfriend was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence.

3:18 p.m. – A man tried to steal a cart full of several hundred dollars’ worth of groceries from the Safeway on Nave Drive but was stopped before he could exit with the cart.  The man fled before officers arrived.  His description was provided to the responding officers.

6:12 p.m. – As reported by an eyewitness, a minivan collided with a bicycle on the 400 block of Entrada Drive causing minor injury to the cyclist, who refused medical treatment.

9:23 p.m. – Four men at the McDonald’s on Redwood Boulevard refused to leave when asked, prompting a call to the police.  Officers arrived at the location, admonished the men and moved them along. 

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