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Karen Popp April 22, 2014 at 09:54 pm
Here is Gary Klien's follow-up to the events. I dropped him a note with some questions thisRead More morning, and apparently I was not the only one. http://www.marinij.com/marinnews/ci_25617323/marin-investigators-work-quell-speculation-about-serial-attacker
Peter Cunningham April 22, 2014 at 11:53 pm
This article will answer questions posted here. Marie left her friend and headed back towards herRead More car. Her dog stayed with Marie all night after she fell. Her dog walked back to her car the next day, someone then called the family to ask about a "lost dog", then Marie's father called the sheriffs office who, along with other law enforcement (I presume), found her. http://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/2nd-woman-to-die-on-Mt-Tamalpais-knew-area-well-5413348.php
Elvis April 23, 2014 at 02:13 am
thanks for posting, while there is no actual evidence shown here, the idea that the dog stayed withRead More Ms Sanner all night is heart warming. However the time line does become more linear with the fact that the dog was found in the AM near the car and that is when the father was notified about a lost dog and eventually called the Police at 2:30p. hopefully that will be the end of story because an accident is better news for hikers than foul play...
Hopkin April 21, 2014 at 04:48 pm
Did she get her phone back? I suppose even if the police found it, they would have to hang on to itRead More as evidence.
Jerome J Ghigliotti Jr April 22, 2014 at 07:39 am
Distracted walking is dangerous. People who walk around mesmerized by electronic devices surgicallyRead More implanted in their ears are bound to walk in front of a moving bus, or at least make themselves targets of opportunity for thefts. Wake up. Look around. Get off of the phone for a minute.
Roger April 20, 2014 at 07:39 am
Good job NPD!!!!
Jerome J Ghigliotti Jr April 20, 2014 at 09:15 pm
License plate readers on the Richmond Felon-San Rafael Bridge? Eh?
Susan Wreden April 21, 2014 at 10:28 am
I agree with Roger, great job NPD. Mr. Ghigliotti, would it kill you to say something positiveRead More about the town in which you choose to live?
Carin Raynal April 18, 2014 at 12:58 pm
Needless to say, if you are a woman, don't go hiking alone in this area...scary!
Lou Judson April 18, 2014 at 11:30 pm
*I* wonder if trail maintenance is a bit lacking these days. I doubt the Trailside serial killer isRead More back. Is there any chance they both fell of a dangerous trail needing some safety work? Juts asking an obvious question. Not enough information abdou the location ot=r the circumstances in this weak excuse to a news source...
guypalmer April 20, 2014 at 09:17 pm
From what I understand - the second woman was hiking back to her car - at night. And something sheRead More may not have realized was that it gets dark in the forrest way sooner than out in the open and it also get's a lot darker, even in a full moon. She was found down in the drainage of the Fern Canyon creek. It's extremely steep once you step off the trail. More than likely - she misstepped and went cartwheeling down the hill and crashed into one of the giant boulders that line the creek as it hurtles down to muir woods. The earlier woman may have been distracted by wearing headphones or such, but this is pure speculation on my part. From what I have read - she was found fairly close to Bootjack camp where authorities found her car. And - re: the maintenance issue, the state park folks are doing a better job than they have in years. For example, there was a tree that - for years - stood right next to the trail. And when it fell - it left a cavernous and treacherous hole in the middle of the trail. That thing was fixed within a month, which in the past, probably would've been more like a year, if it had been fixed at all. I've been running on those trails for a little over 40 years now and I would say they're being better taken care of then they had in a long time. The trails aren't perfect but the bottom line is, it's an assumed risk activity. Despite that - these horrible tragedies really serve to illustrate that the slightest lapse in attention can be deadly.
novato 3per April 19, 2014 at 05:05 pm
We can always form an armed posse and do a little trail exploration ourselves.
novato 3per April 19, 2014 at 05:59 pm
If we are to take law enforcement's position as stated ( natural causes, coincidence, nothing to seeRead More here) we might come off thinking that they are not exploring all possibilities. I suspect that is NOT the case, and I assume we would be hearing more of an outcry from friends and loved ones of the deceased had they not been briefed by law enforcement
DB April 19, 2014 at 06:13 pm
The 33-year-old (Magdalena Glinkowski) was very new to the SF Bay Area, and possibly why she wasRead More hiking solo. Her family is from out of the area. As for the latest case (50 year old) ... I agree, I think there's more law enforcement is *not* saying (for now)
Approximate location of "false imprisonment" call.  Courtesy: Google Maps.
bill April 15, 2014 at 03:46 pm
I want to personally thank the Novato Police Department and it's officers for diffusing thisRead More difficult situation, and doing so without what could have been the worst case scenario. I say this because a firearm had been discharged by a person with questionable faculties. Thank You Novato Police for making our community a safe haven. Sincerely, William Jablon - Owner of Double Crossed Wines
When ICE Homeland Security Investigations special agents searched Jose Alberto Centurion-Cruz's Sunnyvale residence, they say they found more than 100 sexually explicit videos of minors on his laptop computer and other digital media.
novato 3per April 18, 2014 at 03:19 pm
Im not on a ledge brother. We are only talking here. When you cover your ears and run from the roomRead More at the sound of the word "revolution" is it because you believe it is improbable or is it just too terrifying. We are still a young country, but look at what has happened already. Revolution is not something I want, to be clear, but when legitimate means to reject tyranny and replace regime after regime of corporate puppets and big government dictators, ONES FAITH IN THE LEGITIMATE ELECTORAL PROCESS BECOMES TESTED to say the least, and one wonders which way things will go. I hear murmurings from the underground factions that are indeed growing restless. . You tell me what options are left? If and when it comes, I will guarantee you the first shots will be fired by the " government " thugs.
novato 3per April 18, 2014 at 03:45 pm
From TL Davis : "..the coming hot war was instigated by the government over one hundredRead More years ago, but only recently, with the total corruption of the government, with politicians in violation of their oaths: stealing lands; stealing water rights; stealing funds; as they have grown more desperate and more despotic as the inevitable bankruptcy of the federal government looms. They have cast off the pretense. The president operates in total disregard for the wishes of the people and the Constitution, refuses to enforce borders, invites criminals into the nation in contravention of Section 8, Clause 4, where it states: To establish an uniform Rule of Naturalization, and uniform Laws on the subject of Bankruptcies throughout the United States. To enforce rules of naturalization on some immigrants and not on others violates the "uniform rule" requirement.". The list of offenses and abuses of the government are endless. The creation of bureaucracies headed by the unelected who wield the entire power of the federal government including the power to execute citizens in the open for minor offenses is the step that went far, far beyond anything conceivable as "necessary and proper" .
novato 3per April 18, 2014 at 03:57 pm
How to seal the border. When there is political will, focus our top military technology in the formRead More of night vision enabled infrared heat detecting drones to fly in constant formation over our border in a 25- 50 mile swath ONLY ( im against monitoring of citizens in the interior by drone ) This network will be perhaps be linked with sattellites. Aliens encountered can be engaged in an escalating series of consequences to be decided. Word will get out about our change in policy and aliens will be informed in several different languages before deterrent action is taken if they fail to turn back.( This may even include death when enough Americans have been killed by international terrorists and violent drug cartels ).
A $1,000 reward is being offered for a positive  identification of the subject pictured above. The subject is possibly from a Central American country.  Anyone with information is urged to call the Novato Police Department at (415) 899-7032.
Gram April 9, 2014 at 10:08 am
Thank you, novato 3per! In total agreement!!!
M. Manzano April 9, 2014 at 01:08 pm
He's probably hanging out in another sanctuary city other than Novato. Either that or he's goneRead More South, and will return one day soon with a new identity to avoid persecution by those evil white racists in America. Mission Street in S.F. has a fake I.D. racket for illegals that's practically a news stand.
The Gloop April 9, 2014 at 07:49 pm
Ariana Jacqueline Falesoga April 11, 2014 at 07:34 pm
RIP Jimmy he was a good guy he did not deserve this.I cant believe how you guys could talk all thisRead More nonsense with out even knowing him. All that hate talk is not going to fix or help this violence problem. Has nothing to do with race. Marin county is seeing more fights, gangs, stabbings, shootings, deaths. The kids are being influenced. I think everyone should try to help & fix our community we all call home. Dont play the blame game because if you do nothing to help your just as bad. PEACE LOVE & HAPPINESS.
novato 3per April 11, 2014 at 09:25 pm
Ariana. Im sorry for the loss of your loved one or family member. Perhaps he changed his ways atRead More some point, or was a fun guy in between his crimes. Unfortunately for Jimmy, we are judging him by the only elements we know- his actions and associations - which are alarming to responsible law abiding parents and citizens in a county that used to enjoy low crime levels. Marin is seeing a lot more gangs, and we cannot pretend that race is not a factor when it is, or perhaps it is better stated as a question of nationality. We are not seeing more white gangs, asian gangs , or black gangs. We are seeing more latino gangs and serious related criminal activity as a direct result of liberal immigration policies. I have to call it like it is because that is the way they made it and are bringing it to my family's doorstep. A line has to be drawn at some point, and these bad actors are forcing a long overdue conversation. Im born and raised here over 40 years, so I know what Im talking about. And you're going to have to trust me when I tell you that I AM doing more than just talk about it to help fix this situation. Peace and Love to you too, sweetheart, and to every legal immigrant and their families that live an honest law abiding life with love and respect for our country and do the right thing in their community.
Jerome J Ghigliotti Jr April 12, 2014 at 06:50 pm
I told you so.
rex allen April 6, 2014 at 06:30 pm
798 checkpoint stops and all they get is ONE DUI arrest!! What a colossal waste of resources thatRead More could have been used fighting actual CRIME. (And no, there's no way we can know that one DUI would have caused any negative outcome). Typical govt. stupidity.
Roger April 6, 2014 at 08:39 pm
9 unlicensed drivers cited, but no real punishment. How many actually pay a fine? I bet less thanRead More 10%. Just give a fake name and address to the cop, and no way can they track down the violator later. No cars were towed. A new law allows illegal immigrants to get licenses, but I bet less than 20% will, because then they could really be tracked down for fines not paid.
The Gloop April 20, 2014 at 11:47 am
Ginny April 2, 2014 at 06:31 am
What am I missing... "A few hours later, a body was found" Who was this?
markrpope April 2, 2014 at 08:32 am
First, good thing he didn't kill someone. Second, that's why most states much poorer that CaliforniaRead More install guard rails.
NovatoRes April 2, 2014 at 12:00 pm
The fact that he had a condition that would make him susceptible to disorientation is a huge riskRead More factor for driving - especially someone his age. Hopefully this will move more to have "the talk" with aging family members that its time to retire the car keys. If not for their sake, for the sake of others on the road. My condolences to the family.
Rick Voorhees April 2, 2014 at 08:58 am
I'm going to make sure I'm not near you Craig when I drive... I hate to tell ya your wrong on thisRead More issue..Cell phones are the new hazards of the road now. There are some bad drivers but when you have a bad driver texting or talking you have yourself a hazard on the road period....As far as eating, brushing your teeth well that's just as bad....
Al Nymous April 2, 2014 at 09:30 am
....And the state is cashing in on all the citations for cell phones when the real problem isRead More distracted driving. So, how long do we allow the arm of the law to reach into your life? If law is written that distracted driving is a violation, then that gives an officer infinite reasons to pull you over.
Rick Voorhees April 2, 2014 at 09:49 am
Hey, the moral of the story is focus on driving the freaking car and pay attention so you aren'tRead More distracted. Then you don't have to worry about the cops.. Common sense here...
Phil Shea March 30, 2014 at 10:58 pm
@unclemookie: I think it's NRA's gift basket for this year. They're calling it Box 'o Gun. RetailRead More price: your second grade child and one year subscription.
Kim March 31, 2014 at 04:45 pm
The real question is why are they removing trees!?! I don't care what kind they are. We need everyRead More tree out there. Btw, CalTrans needs to replace all the trees they killed along the roadway here in Novato when putting in the extra lanes. You can still see them , tall beautiful trees... Dead.
novato 3per March 31, 2014 at 04:50 pm
As far as Im concerned they can take every last eucalyptus.
Petaluma Target security photo from Feb. 21.  Photo: PPD.
Lou Judson March 30, 2014 at 08:44 am
That is wallet and credit card theft, not "identity theft" which happens in computers.
Concerned Citizen March 30, 2014 at 09:53 am
Lou correct. Identity theft is way more insidious. those that destroy other peoples lives should beRead More made to make their victims whole. It is time for a little practical "eye for an eye" justice. Imagine when they find out it will take 10 years at minimum wage on a road gang or whatever else criminals should be doing to pay society back for their misdeeds instead of being released early for overcrowding bcause there are no real consequences for breaking the law.
Jerome J Ghigliotti Jr March 30, 2014 at 03:12 pm
Is it really a criminal offense if someone is so stupid as to leave their wallet in their car? WeRead More do have pockets in clothing now. I did not read anything about the car window being broken either.
novato 3per March 28, 2014 at 05:40 pm
A big reset button being pushed in this country. A time of reckoning and accountability for all whoRead More brought us down this path.
Jerome J Ghigliotti Jr March 30, 2014 at 03:16 pm
You voted for them. I did not.
novato 3per March 30, 2014 at 05:45 pm
I didnt vote for Anyone who's currently in office, and I always vote.
Jerome J Ghigliotti Jr March 30, 2014 at 03:15 pm
novato 3per March 30, 2014 at 06:16 pm
If this was a dead , barely legal 19 year old girl at the hands of her almost pedophileRead More "lover" nearly 3 times her age I think the story would be generating more controversy. Is it just dismissed because its a gay thing?
novato 3per April 9, 2014 at 04:54 pm
Angela , looks like your comment is deleted. Sorry about the loss of your friend.
Novato police will soon be wearing cameras similar to this.  Photo courtesy: NPR
sheryl March 27, 2014 at 09:44 pm
I wonder if these cameras are always "rolling" when on vs. the officer having the abilityRead More to turn camera on/off when desired?
Hopkin March 28, 2014 at 12:03 am
Sheryl, I'm sure they can be turned off - either with an actual button or just by taking theRead More batteries out.
Hopkin March 28, 2014 at 12:03 am
novato 3per March 27, 2014 at 08:50 am
The "partner" that was not arrested just killed himself. Someone needs to investigate justRead More what the hell was going on here. --------------------------------------http://www.marinij.com/crimebeat/ci_25427844/tehama-sheriff-sees-no-foul-play-death-dillon
Photo: Petaluma PD.
Green T March 26, 2014 at 09:12 pm
Why didn't Target ask for a second piece of ID on such an expensive purchase?? Actually for anyRead More purchase using a credit card, another ID should be required.
M. Manzano March 27, 2014 at 08:25 am
Senator Leland Yee, the 8th District, anti-second amendment Democrat varmint was busted by the fedsRead More this morning at his home in the illegal alien sanctuary of San Francisco for arms trafficking and campaign fraud. This is the Democrat party running your state for the last few decades. You better think before you vote next time, citizens.
novato 3per March 27, 2014 at 08:46 am
Well said M. We need to "drop" the anchor babies as they will sink the good ship America,Read More if this keeps up.
novato 3per March 27, 2014 at 10:11 am
novato 3per March 21, 2014 at 08:00 am
Man - boy love triangle gone bad!
Hopkin March 21, 2014 at 10:08 am