San Rafael Police Department

San Rafael Police Department

For Immediate Release

Author: Sgt. Lisa Holton
Date: August 02, 2018 8:13 AM
Case Number: SR18-04897

Mill Valley Man Arrested for Grand Theft

San Rafael, Ca- On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, the San Rafael Police Department, in cooperation with the Marin County Sheriff’s Office and the Mill Valley Police Department, served a search warrant on Meadow Drive in Mill Valley.  The search warrant was a result of four separate theft investigations from supermarkets and drug stores resulting in a total loss in excess of $17,000 in merchandise.  

The thefts started on May 31st and continued through early July.  The suspect, 27-year-old, Hank Mulholland was identified and arrested inside the home.   Mulholland was booked at Marin County Jail for grand theft.  During the execution of the search warrant, suspected Fentanyl was located within the home.  Fentanyl is a street drug used as a heroin substitute.  Fentanyl is 50-100 times more powerful than morphine and a lethal dose could be as small as 2 mg (2 grains of salt).  Fentanyl can be absorbed through the skin, inhaled, ingested or administered intravenously.  Officers and Detectives donned personal protective equipment to prevent accidental exposure and called the Mill Valley Fire Department as a precaution. 


Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call San Rafael Police at (415) 485-3000. Tips can also be made online at

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Posted: August 02, 2018 11:12 PDT by Sgt. Lisa Holton

Updated: August 02, 2018 11:16 PDT by Alex Holm


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