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San Rafael woman arrested after break-in

Robbery in progress foiled by Barbier Security Group. 11/12/2012

"One person was arrested and another escaped after an alleged break-in Monday at a San Rafael car dealership, police said.

Marne Nicole Dager-Gallo, 37, of San Rafael was booked into Marin County Jail on suspicion of burglary and violating probation in prior theft cases. Her bail was set at $15,000.

The incident occurred shortly before 5 a.m., when private security guards responded to a burglary alarm at Sonnen BMW on East Francisco Boulevard, said San Rafael police Sgt. Scott Eberle. Guards found a back door that had been forced open and Dager-Gallo inside the building, Eberle said."

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Marin scion runs private security corps

Marin Snapshot 11/12/2012

"A FOURTH-GENERATION San Rafael native, Evan Barbier has big shoes to fill. He is the son of a well-known retired policeman, Harry Barbier; the grandson of the late San Rafael councilman Harry Barbier, for whom the city park is named; and a descendent of James Cochrane, one of Marin County's earliest district attorneys.

Evan Barbier, a 31-year-old Novato resident with a degree in criminology, has carved out his own niche as chief executive of the Barbier Security Group, a private security firm with 60 employees in distinctive black uniforms and vehicles. Barbier, who runs the operation with his wife, Carla, objects to the image of security guards as "Paul Blart: Mall Cop"-like caricatures."

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