|Crime Watch: 05/15/2017
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 suspicious male was seen parked a few times in front of Kenwood School in the early afternoon. A deputy drove out and talked to the man, who was jysi taking a break from work on a nearby job.
A homeowner in the 5000 block of Warm Springs Road reported that he had video footage of a male and female trespassing on the property, checking door handles and peeking through windows.
There was a report of a suspicious vehicle on St. Francis Winery property around 10:30 p.m. The man and the woman in the car said they were having vehicle problems, but they had been there for over an hour, and were seen walking in the winery's vegetable garden. A deputy went out and handled the situation.
A resident of the 4000 block of Trinity Road called to report that their mailbox had been broken and mail stolen.
Someone stole a wrought iron counch and bird cage from the outsie of a home in the 300 block of Cypres Ave.
A woman living in the 10000 block of Slattery Road reported there was a posting on a local social media site that accused the caller of being a thief, which she said was a false statement. She was informed of the process to file a civil harassment suit.
A man and his son driving in the 1000 block of Addobe Canyon got into an argument. The son got out of the car and walked away. The man called deputies after 45 minutes of driving around looking for his son. Evntaully the son called and told the father where he was located.
Deputies got a call at 11:30 p.m. regarding a loud party with lots of people happening on Bonnie Way. A deputy went out and quieted down the partiers.
A woman reported that a suspicious male had been hanging around the neighborhood on Bristol Road and now was in front of her house. A deputy drove out but could not locate the man.
Deputies got a call from the 900 block of Via Roble about a suspicious situation. A man claiming to work for PG&E had come onto her property earlier and asked to be let inside to look at a transformer. The man's vehicle had no PG&E logo. She contacted PG&E who said there was no one in the area from the company.
A resident of the 2000 block of Warm Springs Road called to report someone shooting near their property. A deputy drove out and spoke with the shooter, who was engaged in target practice on a 110-acre property. The shooter had actually called the sheriff earlier to alert them he would be target shooting. The deputy determined no laws were being violated.
A off-site homeower of a property in the 2000 block of Adobe Canyon Road called to report that a realtor trying to sell the home had gone to the site and found that severe damage had been done to a rear French door. Estimated loss: $1200.
A resident of the 300 block of Lawndale Road called to report feeling threatened by an anonymous letter she just received. The letter asked the recipient to drop a lawsuit and at the end of the letter said, "We all must die; it's how we live that makes a difference."
A neighbor of a residence in the 100 block of Ranch Bonita reported seeing an oopn door to the residence. A deputy went out, checked the property, and everything appered in order.
There was an attempted burglary in the 100 block of Laurel Ave. A gate had been kicked in, some 2x4s had been brroken, and the door to the residence was open. It appeared that nothing had been taken.
A motorist an Sonoma Hwy. called around noon to report they were following a female driver that almost crashed three times and appeared to be impaired. The caller said the woman had just taken a right on Madrone Road. A deputy went out but could not locate the vehicle
A driver in the 4000 block of Warm Springs Road called at midnight to report a crash scene where the responsible party had just fled the scene in a damaged vehicle. SHP reported that they were on their way to the site.
A resident in the area of Marty Dr. and Thomas St. called to report her car had been vandalized overnight. There was severe damage to the hood, bumper and doors. A deputy wnet out to take a look and reported tha it appeared the damage was done by a blunt object, like a hammer.
Deputues got a call at 4:45 a.m. regarding gunshots in the area of Maple Ave. A deputy drove ut but could not find the source of the shots.