TV Volume Leads to Father-Daughter Rift

The following information from Feb. 1-3 was supplied by the Novato Police Department. Arrests do not indicate a conviction.

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5:16 p.m., Feb. 3 – A woman on the 700 block of Olive Avenue reported that her father was hitting her 26-year-old sister but that she couldn't talk more and hung up.  Officers responded and were told that the father and daughter were in a dispute over the volume of the televised Super Bowl game.  A minor injury was visible on the right forearm of the daughter, but she declined medical attention.  She requested that her father be charged with battery. He was cited and released without incident and advised against additional physical contact with his daughter.

Feb. 1

12:19 a.m. – A three-wheeled stroller was found in the roadway at McClay Road and Saddlebrook Court and booked as found property at the police department.

8:03 a.m. – A man was arrested on Eldridge Court for an outstanding warrant.

12:34 p.m. – A suspect in violation of a felony no-bail warrant was apprehended and arrested at Olive Avenue and Redwood Boulevard.

12:48 p.m. – A silver BMW and tan Mazda van collided on San Marin Drive.  No further information was available.

2:10 p.m. – A two-door sedan seen driving recklessly through the parking lot of the Safeway on Diablo Boulevard. It struck two vehicles and then drove off.

2:24 p.m. – A woman in her 40s entered the Safeway on Nave Drive, concealed items in a bag and left the store without paying.  She was contacted by loss prevention personnel just outside the store and taken into custody.  She was uncooperative prior to being arrested.

6:43 p.m. – A green Honda Accord was stuck in a hit-and-run case. The car had a large dent and hole to the rear left bumper.

7:55 p.m. – A man was taken into custody at the Safeway on Nave Drive for petty theft.  About $200 of merchandise was recovered.  The man, who was cooperative, was cited and released.

Feb. 2

10:57 a.m. – A hit-and-run collision occurred at Second Street and Olive Avenue between a red Toyota Prius and a red Dodge Avenger.  No further information was available.

1:09 p.m. – A man with an outstanding felony warrant was seen inside the Costco at Vintage Oaks Shopping Center. Security personnel watched him until police officers arrived and arrested him.

8:29 p.m. – A report of two women arguing outside on Fernwood Place resulted in one of them being arrested for being drunk in public.  A probation violation complaint ensued.

10:13 p.m. – A woman driving a black BMW was reported as being drunk and was seen throwing away a beer.  Officers responded and arrested the driver on suspicion of driving under the influence.

Feb. 3

11:04 a.m. – A man followed a club member into the Anytime Fitness Center and tried to use the facility but refused to provide proper identification. He was asked to leave but refused.  Another member tried to get the man to identify himself but he refused again.  Officers responded, and again the man refused to identify himself, so they called the manager, who agreed to handle the situation.

12:47 p.m. – A vehicle was broken into overnight at Second Street and Vallejo Avenue.  The side-sliding window was smashed and the in-dash stereo and other items were stolen including tools and a subwoofer.  The estimated loss was $1,600.

10:22 p.m. – A hit-and-run was reported at the Safeway parking lot on Diablo Avenue. The reporting party witnessed the black Dodge drive off after the crash but was able to get the entire license plate number.

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