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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.

Nov. 4 A suspicious white Volkswagen with a male inside was reported parked in the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. A deputy drove out and told the man to move along.

Nov. 5 TIPS Roadside restaurant in Kenwood reported that someone stole two canopies from the parking lot. Camera footage showed a white Ford Ranger pickup without any license plates in the area around 1 a.m. on Nov. 3.

Nov. 7 A resident of the 3000 block of Warm Springs Road reported a female with two dogs. The woman was apparently looking for an ex that used to be a tenant on the property. The resident said the woman started yelling and would not leave the property when asked. The resident said they would call back if the woman continued to refuse to leave.

Nov. 10 Someone from the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. called to report a man trying to break into the coin machines at the laundromat. The caller said the man had left, was wearing a hoodie, and carrying a backpack. Apparently the man injured himself, as blood was found on the machines.

Nov. 13 A representative of a business on Pythian Road called and reported that a terminated employee was making verbal threats against other employees. A deputy went out and spoke with the reporting party, and determined the threat didn’t rise to the level that required an arrest. The deputy gave the caller information on how to obtain a temporary restraining order. The deputy also said he would call the former employee and speak with him.

Nov. 15 A homeless man living in a vehicle parked in the 8000 block of Sonoma Hwy. was running an extension cord into a nearby building and using its electricity. The caller said the vehicle was a gray Suburban with smashed windows covered with cardboard, and that the man was cooking outside the vehicle. The caller said the man had been asked to leave the area a number of times before, and that he wanted the man charged with stealing electricity. A deputy went out and told the man to move along.

Nov. 16 A resident of the 15000 block of Marty Dr. called at 3:30 a.m. to report that a neighbor was listening in to his conversations. A deputy went out and discussed the matter with the resident.

Nov. 16 PG& E contacted deputies to report that they had alerted a neighborhood in the area of the 8000 block of Sonoma Hwy.

that workers would be turning off power in order to replace a power pole. When the crew arrived, a male walked out of a house and verbally threatened the workers with physical harm if they turned the power off. The man said he worked out of the home, and can’t have his work interrupted. A deputy went out and resolved the situation.