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Crime Watch: 12/01/2017

Crime Watch

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.


Deputies responed to a neighbor dispute involving three paties in the 1000 block of Hill Road, allegedley involving a push, verbal threats, and a spit in the face. After some discussion, a deputy determined it was a mutual combatant situation.

November 3
A resident of the 12000 block of Sonoma Hwy. called to report that after returning from being evacuated by the fires, thta discovered they had been robbed. Various items had been taken from the garage and residence, including camping and fishing equipment, and numerous firearms. Estimated loss $11,500.

November 3
A suspicious red Subaru Forester was parked in front of a home in the 14000 block of Arnold Dr. Nothing further.

November 3
Deputies got a call from a man in a restaurant at Jack London Village who said he had just been assaulted by another man. Apparently, the caller said he had met a female a few days before and they arranged to have date. While they were sitting at the bar, the woman's huband came in and was visibly upset. The husband grabbed the man by the throat and said he was going to kill him. The husband then left and was seen driving away, apparently with kids in the car. After speaking with deputies, the victim declined to press charges. He was advised that perhaps he should not see the woman anymore.

November 4
A resident in the area of Jessie St. and Frederica Ave. reported that two travel bags had been lying in a ditch for 4-5 days. It turned out they were empty.

November 6
A male was reported screaming in the area of the courtyard of the Kenwood shopping center. He was last reported walking toward the bus stop still yelling. A deputy drove out but could not locate the man.

November 11
Deputies got a call from an Enivironmental Protection Agency crew that was cleaning up a site in the 12000 block of Dunbar Road. It was reported that there was some kind of unexploded ordinance. A bomb crew came out, took the item out to a field and set off a counter-charge. It was determined the device was inert.

November 12
A resident of the 300 block of West Trinity Road called to report a suspicious vehicle parked in front of his house, with a man taking pictures. The caller's home had not burned in the fire, but hose surrounding did. The man said he was working for an unsurance company. By the time a deputy arrived, the man was gone.

November 13
An anonymous caller got in touch with dispatch close to 9 p.m. to report that a neighbor was cleaning their rugs and the noise was in violation of county laws. Dispatch told the caller that there was no county noise ordinance, after which the caller became aggravated. The caller refused to give his name or the address form where he was calling.

November 18
Deputies got a call from a resident in the 2000 block of Cavedale Road regarding a suspicious vehicle parked on the property. The caller said it might belong to an ex-girfriend who had been evicted from the property last year. The caller couldn't see anyone on the property. He was told by deputies this was a civil situation.

November 20
A petty theft was reported in the 100 block of Randolph Ave. A resident called to say she had lef tthe home while th esidence was being cleaned by a service brought in by her undurer. When she returned she found tha four necklaces were missing, with an estimated total value of $127.60.



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