Holy Crap!

All of this is happening right outside my window, more or less, and one block away from tomorrow’s Carrera de San Rafael!

And, by the way, as of 4:30, the helicopters are still flying around.

San Rafael Amber Alert Ends; Missing Boy Found

(CBS 5 / KCBS / BCN) SAN RAFAEL An Amber Alert was briefly issued Friday for a sport utility vehicle believed to contain a five-year-old boy that was reported stolen from in front of a San Rafael store.

The alert was issued about 3:15 p.m. Within a half-hour, authorities released a statement saying, “The Amber Alert has been canceled. The child has been recovered.” No further details were immediately available.

The San Rafael Police Department said the alert was triggered when the vehicle, parked in downtown on Court Street, was taken about 2:30 p.m.

Police said the mother of the child left him in the car to run in to a child care center to retrieve another child . When she came out, the vehicle was gone.

The vehicle involved was decribed as a black GMC Yukon 2004 License # 5FZU506. On the back of the vehicle wasa Fallen Leaf Lake sticker as well as several yacht club stickers.

Police had set up road blocks in the area and an Amber Alert was issued for the little boy named “Petey,” described as a white male with red hair and freckles.


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I grew up in a parking lot.
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2 Responses to Holy Crap!

  1. indi young says:

    I was wondering about the helicopters. Rather distracting from work. So I got the idea to search blogs for someone saying something about it, to explain the presence of helicopters. Sadly, I didn’t find your entry in that search. Blog search is a bit underpowered at the moment. Sigh.

  2. katiekelly says:

    I never thought to do a blog search to find out about local, immediate news. Kpix.com seems to work well for those types of things. But! I did a blog search (on Google) on “San Rafael” + helicopters, and far out, mine was the first on the list. That’s so weird.

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