|Crime Watch: 04/15/2017
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.
at 12:30 a.m., deputies got a call about a suspicious white van parked in the 100 block of Cavedale Road.
A motorist in the area of Dunbar Road and Sonoma Highway called to report what looked like a man pouring paint into a creek. A unit went out and saw paint on the road. A deputy went and spoke with a nearby worker who said a can of paint had fallen out the back of the a truck and spilled on the roadway.
Deputies received a report at 8 a.m. about a dog that attacked a young buck in the area of Slattery Road. The matter was referred to Animal Control.
A resident of the 100 block of Riddle Road called to report that someone had poured something on the side of her car. She thought it was a neighbor with whom she’d been having a dispute. A deputy drove out and saw what looked like coffee on the side of the car. The deputy gave the caller information about how to obtain a restraining order.
A resident in the area of Marty Dr. And Madrone Road reported that a motor home with someone living three had been parked for two weeks.
A Greene St. resident called to report that there were 52 fraudelent charges on her cresit card statement, each one for $2.99.
At 4:30 a.m., deputies got a call from someone whao was passing by the laundramat. The caller siad the fron door was wide opne, but no one was around. A deputy drove out and determined that nothing had been taken from the business.
Deputies got another call about a motor home still parked in the area of Marty Dr. and Madrone Road. A deputy went out and contacted the owner, who said the vehicle was going to be driven to Southern California the next day.
A resident in the 300 block of Treehaven Lane reported that two males had been going door to door in the area claiming to be contractors for PG&E, but they didn't seem authentic. A deputy drove out but was unable to locate anyone.
Deputies got a call from the 1000 block of Creekside Road regarding two men who showed up at the door and said they were contractors for PG&E, but the caller said they seemed "hinky."
A day later, a resident of the 44000 block of Warm Springs Road also called about two men saying they worked for PG&E. A deputy went out to the area but could not locate anyone.
Deputies got a call from a resident in the 9000 bock of Clyde Ave. reporting that he got a call from a collection agency. It turned out that someone had fraulently opened up a Verizon account in San Diego using the resident's name and social security number.
A deputy was driving in the area of Dunbar Road and Sonoma Hwy. and saw a vehicle drfitng over the fog line a number of times. The deputy stopped the vehicle and its male driver. The man appeared intoxicated and smelled of alcohol. The man said he had drunk one beer. The man was turned over to the California Highway patrol for further investigation.