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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.

Dec. 28 Officers responded to a reported burglary on Kinneybrook Dr. Nothing further.

Dec. 30 A representative of a winery on Pythian Road reported a dilapidated RV in the parking lot with the windows open that appeared to be abandoned. A truck pulled up and seemed to attempt to repair the RV, but then drove away.

Jan. 1 A resident of the 15000 block of Marty Dr. reported that the back window of a truck had been smashed. Officers reported that they would check with neighbors to see if anyone saw anything.

Jan. 1 A caller on Chauvet Road reported seeing multiple red flares in the sky coming from the direction of Jack London State Park and was concerned that hikers may have been signaling for help. The caller later reported that the flares may have actually been coming from the direction of Sugarloaf State Park, or perhaps from behind the fire station at Sonoma Valley Regional Park. Officers deployed the Henry 1 helicopter unit and confirmed that parking lots for all three parks were empty and did not find any evidence of persons in distress.

Jan. 2 A resident on Williams Road reported that an unknown female person with red hair was swinging something around near the caller’s mailbox. The caller slammed a door to get the suspect’s attention. The suspect then left eastbound on London Ranch Road. The Deputy responded and was unable to locate the woman.

Jan. 2 A caller from the 6000 block of Sonoma Mountain Road reported that a man had threatened him, stating that he would wipe the smile off the caller’s face. The caller believed that the man would carry out his threat and feared bodily injury. Nothing further.

Jan. 5 An observer reported that a large amount of debris had been dumped on Sonoma Mountain Road just up from Warm Springs Road. Officers reported the incident to the Sonoma County Roads Department, who responded that they were aware of the debris.

Jan. 6 A resident of the 2000 block of London Ranch Road reported that an unknown person had broken into a vehicle and stolen a purse and credit cards.