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Theft of $1,280 Worth of Perfume? That Stinks

The following information from Nov. 14-17 was supplied by the Novato Police Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.

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3:07 p.m., Nov. 14 — A Vintage Oaks store reported the loss of 16 bottles of perfume worth a cumulative $1,280 were stolen. A suspect was named and the store manager said video surveillance footage was available. A nearby business owner said the theft is part of an ongoing investigation.

Nov. 14

1:39 a.m. — A grand theft was reported on Cielo Lane via online report. No details documented.

8:35 a.m. — A business owner in the 1500 block of South Novato Boulevard said someone broke in through a back door and opened a safe. Estimated loss is $1,937.

10:17 a.m. — A woman in her 80s fell on a South Novato Boulevard sidewalk and said she thinks it is the year 1957. She sustained a small contusion on her left arm but otherwise appeared uninjured.

12:02 p.m. — A noninjury collision between a white Ford truck and a black Mercedes was reported on Bel Marin Keys Boulevard.

1:39 p.m. — A woman in the 500 block of Alameda del Prado said an electromagnetic field is coming from the SmartMeters installed outside her bedroom window. The woman sounded delusional and was not making sense. An officer responded and found the woman and her caretaker saying they were feeling effects of SmartMeters. The officer did not feel anything.

4:37 p.m. — A juvenile runaway from Leafwood Drive was located.

5:44 p.m. — A minor injury collision was reported at Second Street and Grant Avenue. No details documented.

6:02 p.m. — A resident of San Felipe Way reported a suspicious subject sitting in a car for the past three hours. An officer found that a woman was waiting for her husband, who was working on a nearby house.

7 p.m. — A woman was assaulted by another woman at the bus pad in the 7300 block of Redwood Boulevard. No injuries were reported.

Nov. 15

12:20 a.m. — A man on Carmel Drive was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence. No details documented.

8:35 a.m. — A vandalism report was filed for a home in the 2000 block of Vineyard Road.

11:01 a.m. — A business in the 200 block of Bel Marin Keys Boulevard reported a Western Union scam with a loss of $1,150. A fraud report was taken.

12:35 p.m. — A student at San Ramon School ran off and was missing for 15 minutes. The student was found and returned to school. Advice was given to the staff and mother.

4:36 p.m. — A brother punched and pushed sister on Cambridge Street. The sister declined to press charges.

5:54 p.m. — A white Toyota Highlander struck a green Toyota station wagon in the  800 block of Grant Avenue. A hit-and-run case was filed.

9:23 p.m. — A mother on Muroc Lake Drive hit her grown daughter in the face, causing bleeding. Both parties declined to file battery charges.

Nov. 16

7:38 a.m. — Construction tools were taken from a storage room on Olympia Way.

8:21 a.m. — A black Toyota Celica was reported stolen from Westwood Drive.

11:10 a.m. — A video game console and a laptop were stolen from a home on Cambridge Street during a 15-minute span while the homeowner was gone. Estimated loss is $800.

1:17 p.m. — A white pickup struck a car on Bel Marin Keys Boulevard near the south Highway 101 onramp. A hit-and-run case was taken.

1:57 p.m. — A student at Novato High School threw a rock at a seagull and the bird had to be euthanized.

3:31 p.m. — A gray and purple Hyundai ran off the road near Davidson Street and De Long Avenue. CHP was summoned because of jurisdiction.

3:59 p.m. — A noninjury collision between a gold Honda and a black Nissan pickup was reported on Rowland Way.

7:56 p.m. — A parent on Topaz Drive reported a 16-year-old son out of control. The son told a responding officer he was upset about not being rewarded for doing well in school. The parents requested no further assistance.

8:56 p.m. — A person on Leafwood Drive reported an attempted strangulation. One person was arrested on suspicion of assault.

Nov. 17

2:07 a.m. — A fight involving about 15 people was reported on Jade Court. Responding officers found no one fighting.

2:17 a.m. — A woman on Leafwood Drive said she was intoxicated and would kill herself if an officer didn't take her to a detox clinic. She was placed on a psychiatric hold at a hospital.

8:05 a.m. — A tree fell and blocked a lane on Midway Boulevard at South Novato Boulevard. The tree was removed.

10:43 a.m. — A man described as white, homeless and in his 40s was watching an unidentified person in the 1700 block of Grant Avenue and touching his penis. Officers were unable to locate the man. An indecent exposure report was taken.

10:48 a.m. — Four or five men attempted to steal three bikes from a complex on in the 400 block of Alameda del Prado. The subjects fled prior to officer arrival.

3:58 p.m. — A child estimated to be 9 years old threw a water balloon at a car near Adams Court and nearly caused the driver to crash.

7:41 p.m. — A business in the 7000 block of Redwood Boulevard had a drainage problem, causing flooding on the street. The sanitation district was notified.

8:14 p.m. — A dispute was reported between a customer and the manager at the McDonald's restaurant on Nave Drive. An argument ensued after the customer threw french fries on the ground at the drive-thru window. The manager refused to return food or money until the customer picked up the fries.

8:58 p.m. —  A man was suspected of stealing a backpack from a vehicle on Yukon Way before fleeing the area. A petty theft case was taken.

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