|Crime Watch: 06/15/2017
The following are some of the recent calls from the Glen Ellen and Kenwood area responded to by the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Sonoma Valley Substation.
A resident of Marty Dr. called to accuse his neighbor of throwing a piece of plywood and hitting his wife. The caller said there had been ongoing issues with the neighbor regarding taking down a fence. A deputy went out to the site, looked at the fence, and determined it was possible that the fence had been pushed over on the wife inadvertently and that there had been no crime.
Deputies got a call from the 9000 block of Sonoma Hwy. about a stolen sheep. The caller said he had a pretty good idea who stole the sheep. The caller said he didn't want to get the alleged suspect in trouble, he just wanted the sheep back.
Deputies got a call at 8:45 p.m. about a man going through the trash in the Kenwood Shopping Center. A deputy went out and contacted the man, who appeared to be under the influence. The man admitted he was a drug user. A search of the man came up with a small amount of methamphetamine and drug paraphenalia.
Deputies got a call from a clerk at a store in the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. about a $100 bill from a customer that wouldn't go through the counterfeit detector. The bill turned out to be genuine.
A possible prowler was reported at 2:20 a.m. by a resident in the 900 block of Jane Court. The resident heard sounds of jumping in the back yard. A deputy went out but could not find anything.
A possible prowler was reported in the 300 block of Adobe Canyon Road. The caller said she thought someone was inside the house. After further inspection by the caller, she determine that no ne was actually in the home and she might have been worng.
A resident in the 15000 block of Marty Dr. called to report a bunch of juveniles hanging around in the area. The caller said the juveniles had antagonized her dog before, as well as verbally accosted her.
A resident in the 6000 block of Cavedale Road called to report that a trespasser had taken a critter camera. The caller said there had been earlier problems with squatters in a home nearby.
Deputies got a call at 12:30 a.m. about a suspicious man off of Sonoma Hwy. near Sunny Slope Lane. A deputy drove out, talked to the man, and gave him a ride to the gas station.
A motorist in the 10000 block of Sonoma Hwy. called to report that a raccoon had been hit by a car and injured. The matter was referred to Animal Control.
A resident of the Madrone apartments in the 900 block of Madrone Road called at 11:45 p.m. to report hearing yelling, sounds of fighting, and the sounds of someone kicking a door. A deputy drove out but could not find anything.
A deputy drove out to the 5000 block of Warm Springs Road regarding a possible burglary in progress. After arriving at the residence, the duty heard footsteps and then saw that a man was on the roof, apparently trying to gain entrance. The deputy told the man to come down, which he did. The man was arrested for suspicion of attempted burglary.
A resident in the 2000 block of Lawndale Road reported seeing some vans outside the gate of a property that was currently vacated. The caller said he saw a female jump the gate from the inside and then run to one of the vans. A deputy drove out but could not locate anything.