Posted by on September 21, 2017
Categories: Bay Area

( – Mill Valley police arrested a Sonoma County man as a suspect in an interrupted residential burglary early Wednesday morning.

Police responded around 5:15 a.m. to a residence in the 400 block of Lovell Avenue where the intruder awakened the residents, police said.

The intruder told the residents he was “undercover” and advised them to call 911, then fled with a flashlight.

The suspect went to the front door of a neighboring home minutes later and announced he was the “police”. The suspect had a flashlight and a knife, police said.

The Marin County Sheriff’s Office and Sausalito police joined Mill Valley police in a search and located Robert Thresh, 35, around 6 a.m.

Thresh was booked in the Marin County Jail on suspicion of burglary, possession of burglary tools, impersonating a police officer and being under the influence of a controlled substance, police said.