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Crime Watch 2019

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.


January 2 2019
An older female fell out of her parked car in the 13000 block of Arnold Dr., suffering facial injuries. Apparently, the woman was intoxicated, and was taken to the hospital by ambulance.

January 3 2019
Two shots were heard in the area of Burbank Ave. and Martin St. No other shots were heard after that.

January 3 2019
A resident of the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. reported that he had ordered a cell phone, but it was sent to a wrong address and never returned. The caller wanted the sheriff to take a report.

January 7 2019
A car was broken into as it was parked on the Arnold Dr. side of Sonoma Valley Regional Park.

January 7 2019
An employee of the Sonoma Developmental Center said she had left her car unlocked at 7:45 a.m. When she returned at 11 a.m., she saw her driver side door was open, and that her wallet had been stolen. The wallet contained credit cards along with $250 in cash. She later found out that one of the cards had been used to charge about $550 in items in various establishments in Sant Rosa.

January 8 2019
A resident of Cecelia Dr. received a strange phone call from a man who said that he had found the resident's daughter's cell phone at Sugar Bowl ski resort while he was skiing. The resident said the daughter's cell phone was not lost.

January 9 2019
A resident in the area of Enterprise Road called with concern that an elderly friend was being scammed. The elderly man had gotten a phone call supposedly from Publishers Clearinghouse stating that the man had won $5 million. Deputies tried to contact the man but there was no answer.

January 10 2019
At 6:41 p.m., deputies got a call about two trucks parked at the Intersection of Dunbar Road and Sonoma Hwy. The caller said the trucks had their lights off, and that there were tow males in their twenties. Two units out and contacted the subjects, who had gotten stuck in the mud after trying to spin donuts with their trucks.

January 11 2019
A loose horse was reported at 4:30 a.m. in the 13000 block of Sonoma Hwy. Animal Control was called to help.

January 12 2019
Someone broke into the coin machine at the 24-hour laundry in Glen Ellen. It is not know how much was stolen.

January 12 2019
Six to nine gunshots were reported in the area of Trinity Road and Sonoma Hwy. A deputy drove out but could not find anything.

January 13 2019
Deputies got a call at 2 a.m. from a resident of Clyde Ave. about someone ringing the doorbell, banging on the front door, and trying to open the door. A deputy drove out to the scene but could not locate anyone.

January 13 2019
An aggressive panhandler was reported near the Glen Ellen Post Office. A deputy went out but could not locate the man.

January 14 2019
A manger of a property in the 15000 block of Sonoma Hwy. called to report that someone had cut 16 feet of a barbed wire fence. Estimated loss: $800.

January 14 2019
A brown wallet was found on the ground in a parking lot in the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. There was no ID in the wallet, but there was an ATM card. A deputy was able to find the wallet's owner by the name on the card.

January 16 2019
A man was reported sleeping in a truck in the parking lot of the Kenwood Depot. He had been spotted there many times before, and asked not to park there. The caller was advised to perhaps put up a "No Trespassing" or "No Overnight Camping Sign."

January 17 2019
A resident in the 15000 block of Marty Dr. reported that a black Schwinn bike with red handles had been locked against a light pole for four days, and no one had come by to claim it.

January 17 2019
A resident of the 900 block of Madrone Road reported that a package ordered from eBay had apparently been sent to a wrong address, and the caller needed a police report that he could send to eBay.

January 18 2019
Deputies got a call about a loud barking dog in the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. The caller said the dog had been barking over an hour straight.

January 19 2019
Deputies got a complaint about a loud party with outside amplified music in the 15000 block of Marty Dr. A deputy drove out but could not find anything.

January 20 2019
A resident in the area of Warm Springs Road and Wolf Run reported that people were dumping garbage by the side of the road. The resident asked for extra patrols in the area.

January 20 2019
An ID and debit card were found on the ground in the 13000 block of Arnold Dr.

January 24 2019
A resident of the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. called to report that a relative was harassing her with multiple phone calls, and would not stop when asked to do so. The caller said there weren't any specific threats. The caller was advised to think about getting a restraining order.

January 28 2019
Deputies got a call from a resident of Waldruhe Heights who said his neighbor was yelling and was fearful the neighbor was damaging a fence. There was an ongoing dispute between the neighbors regarding a fence line and an easement. After the yelling neighbor had gone back to his house, the caller checked on the fence, which turned out not to be damaged.

January 30 2019
A resident called from the the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. to report that a group of mailboxes were all open. The caller said he was expecting a package that didn't arrive.

January 30 2019
A resident of Frederica Ave. called to report a male transient was getting water and electricity from outside the Kenwood Depot. The man and his truck had been there a number of times before, and had been spoken to by sheriff's deputies in the past. A deputy drove out but the man had already left.

February 3 2019
A customer at a business in the 8000 block of Sonoma Hwy. called to report that another customer appeared intoxicated, was threatening the clerk, and apparently had broken an item. The clerk got on the phone and said he didn't want the sheriff to come out, but a unit was already on its way. Upon arrival a deputy found that the the intoxicated individual had fallen upon leaving the store and suffered a head injury. An ambulance was called and the injured man was taken to a hospital for medical treatment.

February 5 2019
A resident in the 1400 block of Adobe Canyon Road reported that someone had fraudulently used one of her bank checks. the perpetrator had cashed a check for $232 at Oliver's Market.

February 10 2019
Deputies got a call from a resident of the 13000 block of Henno Road reporting that a suspicious white Chevy truck had been parked along the side of the road for quite some time.

February 12 2019
Swimming pool-related items and equipment were stolen from a residence on Via Roble. Estimated loss: $9,000.

February 17 2019
Deputies got a call from a resident in the 800 block of Martin St. about a vandalism incident. The resident reported that 5-11 p.m. the night before, someone had spray painted their car with red paint. The caller estimated it would cost about $400 to repaint. Deputies got another call from the same area about another car that had been sprayed with red paint.

February 17 2019
A caller from the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. reported an ongoing issue with a relative. The relative had shown up on the property yelling and screaming. The yeller had left the scene, and the caller was afraid the relative was going to a particular location in Santa Rosa to cause trouble. Santa Rosa police was informed.

February 17 2019
A loud party was reported in the 15000 block of Thomas St.

February 19 2019
There were two reports around 10 p.m. about shots heard in the village area of Kenwood. A deputy went out but could not locate where the shots had come from.

February 20 2019
A vineyard worker had parked on the shoulder of the 11000 block of Sonoma Hwy. to work in a vineyard. When she returned, she discovered for front passenger side window was smashed and someone had taken her purse, which had her rent money inside.

February 24 2019
A woman who had been at Sugarloaf Ridge State Park the day before called to report something unusual. She saw a man climbing a cliff with a child. The child had a busted lip and seemed in distress. The caller said at the time she didn't have cell service so she didn't call the day before

February 28 2019
A female resident in the 1000 block of Chauvet Road called to report that a neighbor had been looking through her bathroom window as she was getting out of the shower. She decided not to press charges but wanted deputies to take an informational report.

March 1 2019
at 2:40 a.m., two households in the 900 block of Cecelia Ave. reported hearing multiple gunshots. A unit went out but could not hear any shots.

March 2 2019
A woman living in the 15000 block of Marty Dr. said she has evidence that three weeks ago, someone had come into her apartment and put a dent in the floor.

March 3 2019
A resident in the 15000 block of Marty Dr. reported that someone had sprayed grafitti on a utility box that was in the front yard. It turned out that other utility boxes in the area had been tagged as well.

March 6 2019
A caller from the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. said that a man was acting strangely. He was dressed in "Arab" clothing and headdress, gotten into his white chevy truck, pulled out an axe from behind the front seat, and drove off hitting the car with the axe as he was driving. The caller said the man looked like he was playing, "dress-up and pretending to act macho". The call was sent to the California Highway Patrol.

March 8 2019
Deputies got two calls around 10 p.m. about a loud explosion and gunshots in the area of Hill Road. A deputy drove out but could not find anything.

March 10 2019
At 11:;30 .m., deputies got a call about a man sleeping in the lobby of the Glen Ellen Post Office. A deputy went out and told the man to move along.

March 11 2019
A passerby in the area of Sonoma Hwy. and Cavedale Road reported finding a big hat and a black cell phone in a ditch. The caller said he would put the items in a nearby mailbox for deputies to pick up.

March 12 2019
A suspicious pick-up truck was seen driving on Schultz Road around 6 p.m. looking into mailboxes.

March 12 2019
A resident of the 4000 block of Wake Robin Dr. reported that someone had fraudulently withdrawn a large sum of money from a credit union investment account.

March 12 2019
Deputies got a call around 10 p.m. regarding a loud noise being heard in the area of Sonoma Hwy. and Shaw Ave. It was surmised that the noise might be agriculturally related.

March 14 2019
A resident of the 9000 block of Los Guilicos Ave. reported that he parked his truck around 2:30 p.m., and came back an hour later to find that his wallet was gone. The wallet had a few hundred dollars in cash and some credit cards.

March 15 2019
A resident of the 15000 block of Marty Dr. reported people banging on her door acting belligerent, and asking about something to do with her power pole and power bill.

March 15 2019
A car was vandalized in the 15000 block of Marty Dr. The car's owner suspects her ex-boyfriend might have done it.

March 17 2019
Deputies got a call from a 16-year-old male teen who said he had been walking in Sonoma Valley Regional Park when he was approached by a woman in her fifties who said she liked to watch him naked. Another female was with her but did not say anything. This made the teen very uncomfortable so he called the sheriff.

March 21 2019
A resident in the 1000 block of Adobe Canyon Road reported that neighbor's house had window that had recently been broken. A deputy drove out and discovered another window was broken. There was no one at the residence and it didn't appear the home had been broken into.

March 22 2019
Deputies responded to a public intoxication call on Laurel Ave. They found a male standing in the rain sopping wet next to a truck. When deputies approached the man was talking rapidly and sating there were monster size beavers in his truck and aliens on his porch. Deputies concluded the man was under the influence and arrested him.

March 22 2019
A motorist driving in the area of Madrone Road and Sonoma Hwy. reported at 9 a.m. seeing a car parked on the side of the road hear a bridge with eight juveniles standing around. The caller thought this was unusual. A deputy drove out and contacted the youths. Nothing further.

March 22 2019
A teenage girl was walking in the area of Thomas St. and Marty Dr., and reported being followed by a man in a blue pick-up truck

March 23 2019
A man called to say he was walking in the 14000 block of Arnold Dr. when he came upon a crying woman who said she had been robbed. There was a man near her who said he was with the woman. A deputy went out. It was determined that the woman hadn't been robbed. She and her male acquaintance had gotten a ride from a third party. There was a dispute over gas money for the ride, and the driver had told them to get out.

March 23 2019
A disturbance was reported in the 15000 block of Marty Dr. A resident reported that a neighbor kept coming on her property and harassing her.

March 23 2019
Two gunshots were reported at 10:45 p.m. in the 15000 block of Marty Dr. A deputy drove out but could not locate anything.

March 29 2019
Deputies got a call from a resident of the 4000 block of Warm Springs Road. The caller said a tenant who lives in a cabin on the property was on vacation, but a light was on in the cabin. No one else is supposed to be on the property. A deputy went out and couldn’t find anything suspicious. Someone had just left the light on.

March 30 2019
Three people called dispatch from the area of Marty Drive to report hearing fireworks. A deputy drove out but could not hear or find anything.

March 30 2019
A resident of the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. called to complain about a neighbor’s car alarm going off at all hours of the day and night.

April 1 2019
A motorist in the area of Trinity Road and Sonoma Hwy. called to report a green Honda in a ditch, with a number of people standing around. The caller thought this was suspicious.

April 1 2019
A resident from the area of Sonoma Highway and Shady Acres Lane reported that a neighbor’s dog looked injured. The matter was referred to animal control.

April 5 2019
Deputies got a call from the 6000 block of Enterprise Road regarding a coyote that seemed confused. The animal was walking slowly down the middle of the road, and was not afraid of the cars going by. The caller was referred to a wildlife assistance center.

April 7 2019
A suspicious burgundy Chevy van was reported driving slowly and idling for 25 minutes in the area of Dunbar Road and Sylvia Drive. A deputy went out and found a van, but it was a different color.

April 7 2019
A resident of Waldruhe Heights called to report that a neighbor’s dog kept coming on to his property and defecating. The caller said he threw a piece of bark at the dog, which ran back to its owner. The dog then came running back aggressively toward the caller, who threw another piece of bark at the dog. A deputy went out and talked to the dog’s owner, who had a different version of events. The caller said he wanted to make a citizen’s arrest.

April 9 2019
As an employee was leaving Benziger Winery late at night, he reported seeing a white pickup enter the property. No one was supposed to be at the winery. A deputy drove out but could not locate anyone.

April 9 2019
Deputies got a call from a bartender at the Jack London Saloon about a male patron acting strangely, and going in and out of the bar. The man had a backpack and was carrying a bicycle wheel. A deputy went out and told the man to move along.

April 14 2019
Deputies got a call about a man yelling at passing vehicles in the 14000 block of Arnold Dr. A deputy drove out and handled the situation.

April 15 2019
Someone smashed a passenger side window of a vehicle parked on Arnold Dr. outside the entrance to Sonoma Valley Regional Park. A purse was stolen with $150 in cash and credit cards.

April 15 2019
A resident of the 1000 block of Adobe Canyon returned home to find a vase missing and the flowers on the ground. She looked through the other rooms but did not find anything else missing.

April 16 2019
Deputies got a call from a resident of the 1000 block of Hill Road concerned that someone was impersonating a PG&E worked. The caller said that the man was not wearing a uniform and was inquiring about taking down a power pole on the caller's property. A call to PG&E determined that the man was a subcontractor for PG&E.

April 17 2019
A man in the 100 block of Warm Springs Road called to report that someone had possibly been shooting at his home. A deputy drove out and found what looked like birdshot beneath a gutter.

April 19 2019
Deputies went out to the 8000 block of Sonoma Hwy. for a call about a former tenant trespassing on the homeowner's property. By the time deputies arrived, the trespasser had left in a vehicle,

April 20 2019
Someone called to report losing a cell phone in the 13000 block of Arnold Dr.

April 22 2019
A resident of the 13000 block of Marty Dr. called at 2:20 a.m. to complain about a neighbor yelling into some kind of microphone. A deputy went out and got things to quiet down.

April 22 2019
A Prius was reported parked in the middle of Los Guilicos Ave, with someone in the driver seat. A deputy went out and it turned out that the car had broken down and the driver was calling AAA.

April 23 2019
Deputies got a call from a residence in the 900 block of Cecelia Ave. regarding a former tenant on the property. The former tenant said he was just trying to pick up some belongings. A deputy went out and talked to all the parties.

April 24 2019
A mann was reported passed out on Yell Lane, apparently intoxicated.

April 24 2019
A suspicious blue Ford was reported in the 12000 block of Sonoma Hwy. Nothing further.

April 24 2019
A resident in the 15000 block of Arnold called to complain about a a neighbor being loud, laughing and drinking in the back yard. The caller said when he asked the neighbor to turn the music down, the neighbor would curse at him.

April 26 2019
A resident of the 13000 block of Williams Road called to report a set of hoses was missing. Also odd was that someone, not her, had put vegetable identification signs in her garden. The resident was concerned about possible future unexplained incidents, and was given advice regarding security systems. The resident did mention that she had recently hired a new gardener.

April 27 2019
A resident of the 2000 block of London Ranch Road called whose house had burned in the 2017 fire reported coming to the property, and encountered a neighbor who became belligerent.A unit went out and spoke with both parties. There had been a dispute over parking in driveways. The caller said this was not the first time the neighbor had yelled at him. The caller was given information on how to obtain a restraining order.

April 28 2019
A property owner called to report that renters had caused some damage inside the house that s deputy should look at. A deputy drove out. A door had scratches and gnaw marks on it. The deputy determined that the marks were probably made by a small dog the renters had.

April 28 2019
Deputies got a call from the 900 block of Madrone Ave. at 5 a.m. about a man banging on the front door and trying to get in. The caller said the man was showing a badge of some kind. A unit went out but could not find anyone.

April 28 2019
A suspicious red truck was reported parked off the 8000 block of Sonoma Hwy. A deputy went out and it turned out a construction worker was on a lunch break.

May 4 2019
A resident of the 15000 block of Trestle Glen called at 2:30 a.m. to report that a neighbor was hosting an event, and a lot of cars were parked on the caller's property. A deputy made contact with the neighbor and the situation was resolved.

May 4 2019
Deputies responded to a landlord/tenant dispute in the 15000 block of Marty Dr. The landlord was trying to get the tenant to leave because of non-payment of rent, but the tenant said that the landlord was coming in and out of apartment without permission. The landlord had not yet started any eviction proceedings. A deputy explained the eviction laws to the landlord, and told him he just couldn't enter the tenant's apartment any time he wanted. The landlord said he would try and work things our with the tenant.

May 4 2019
A neighbor in the 15000 block of Arnold Dr. called at 2:30 a.m. to complain about neighbors playing loud music outside. The caller said one of the neighbors was asked to turn the music down, they became belligerent. By the time a deputy arrived, all was quiet.

May 5 2019
About a dozen gunshots were heard in the 6000 block of Enterprise Road. Callers said it sounded like an automatic weapon. One of the callers said his neighbor had guns, and had been known to shoot them at other times. A deputy drove out and all was quiet so the origin of the shots could not be determined.

May 6 2019
A motorist driving in the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. at 5:30 a.m. waved to a man standing next to a truck who then ducked behind the truck as if to hide. The motorist thought this odd. A deputy drove out and found the truck, which had some items in the back. There was no one around.

May 8 2019
Deputies and the Sheriff's Henry 1 helicopter went to assist in a call about an injured mountain biker in Annadel-Trione State Park. While searching, deputies found the injured biker off the road and under some trees. A medical unit from Henry 1 had to hike in and transport the man via a long line out to an area where a helicopter could land and take him to a hospital.

May 9 2019
Deputies got a call about a truck that was broken into in the 9000 block of Los Guilicos Ave. The truck had been locked, but the burglar used some kind of tool to open the door. Items taken added up to $120.

May 13 2019
Deputies got a call from a woman who said she had put her coin purse on her car bumper as she filled the vehicle with gas at Kenwood Fast Gas. AS she was driving on Sonoma Hwy., she realized she had driven off with the coin purse still on the bumper. She went back to the gas station but couldn't find the purse. She went home an cancelled her credit cards

May 14 2019
A resident of the 14000 block of Arnold Dr. called to say that she had heard someone in the back of her property. A deputy went out but could not locate anyone.

May 18 2019
At 10:30 p.m., deputies got a call from the 12000 block of Sonoma Hwy. about loud music on a neighboring property.

May 18 2019
A resident of the 11000 block of Dunbar Road called to report finding a garbage bag with animal remains, maybe a sheep.

May 19 2019
Deputies got a call at 2 a.m. from a resident in the 100 block of Hoff Road about a strange man pounding on the front door. The man was told to leave, and he was last seen walking down Hoff Road. A deputy went out but could locate anyone.

May 19 2019
A resident of Hill Road called to say that a neighbor was accusing her of reporting the neighbor’s cannabis grow, which the resident said she had not done. The caller said the neighbor threatened that if the grow kept getting reported, the cartel would come and get the caller.

May 21 2019
A resident on Vintage Lane reported that there was evidence that someone had tried to pry open a door on the front porch. A deputy went out, looked at the door, and concluded there was no attempt to break in.

May 22 2019
A caller in the area of the 14000 block of Arnold Dr. called to report a woman walking barefoot and crying, and there was a male with her. A deputy went and contacted both parties, and saw the woman had visible bruises. The male said the two were from out of town, recently married, and had been wine tasting. The male said the woman had been insulting him, and he had gotten upset and grabbed her. After talking with both parties, the deputy decided to arrest the man for suspicion of assault.

May 23 2019
Deputies got a report of illegal dumping in the 6000 block of Sonoma Mountain Road. The caller, a resident on the block, said trash was all over the side of the road, including a box that had an address on Sonoma Mountain Road. The caller said this was an ongoing problem. After a while, the caller called back to say that a neighbor was picking up the garbage and putting it in their own garbage can.

May 23 2019
At 4 p.m., deputies got a call about a man and a woman who had stolen a vehicle on the grounds of the Sonoma Developmental Center (SDC), and then returned it. The two were reported walking toward a creek, and possibly hiding in one of the empty buildings on the property. A number of law enforcement personnel were called out, including a helicopter and a canine unit. A Nixle Alert was sent out to the public with a description of the two, but they were not located. A citizen called the next day to report that she thought she saw the two suspects at a surplus sale at the SDC. Nothing further.

May 24 2019
Deputies got a report of two men crossing across private property and trespassing in the 13000 block of Mound Ave. in Glen Ellen.

May 28 2019
An off site owner of a home under construction in the 4000 block of Warm Springs Road called to report that a camera at the property showed that someone was walking around in the house with a flashlight, and that no one should be there. A deputy went out but was unable to locate anyone.

June 2 2019
A caller from the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. called to report that a man had just gotten out of his vehicle and put a methamphetamine pipe in his left sock. A deputy went out, contacted the man, and searched his sock but did not find anything.

June 5 2019
A resident of the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. called at 11:30 p.m. to complain that they were trying to sleep, but were being kept up by very loud opera music nearby.

June 5 2019
There was a fraud report from the 600 block of Kenilworth Ave. The caller said that someone had obtained her user identification for her phone account, and had transferred her service to another carrier, thus making her unable to use her phone.

June 6 2019
A caller who takes care of an elderly woman in the 6000 block of Enterprise Road reported possible elder fraud. The elderly woman hired a man to do some work at the house, but the man left without fixing what he was supposed to. The caller said that upon investigation, three checks had been taken from three different checkbooks and made out to “cash.” It was discovered that the checks had been cashed fraudulently in the amounts of $1,000, $500, and $1,000. A photocopy of the checks showed that the signatures on the checks were not the woman’s. The caregiver suspected the workman, but there was no paperwork or other information that would allow deputies to track the man down.

June 6 2019
A worker on a construction site in the 12000 block of Dunbar Road called to report that a co-worker had drugs in his vehicle, and appeared to be under the influence at the moment. Nothing further.

June 8 2019
An employee at a restaurant in the 13000 block of Arnold called to report an intoxicated woman who wouldn't leave. The employee said the woman drove up in a truck, parked, and then stumbled to the restaurant. The woman sat at the bar and ordered food and alcohol. Staff asked her to leave multiple times before she finally complied, swaying to the right and left as she was exiting. By that time, a deputy arrived, contacted the suspect, smelled alcohol, and observed she was slurring her speech. The California Highway Patrol was called in to do a DUI evaluation.

June 9 2019
Deputies got a call at 3:30 a.m. from a resident in the 8000 block of Egg Farm Road about a group of men speaking very loudly in Spanish. The caller said he was willing to make a citizen’s arrest. A deputy drove out but could not find anyone.

June 10 2019
In the early evening, deputies got a call from the 1000 block of Adobe Canyon Road. The caller said there was a man with long hair, not wearing any shoes, who said that he had come back from a hike and found a tire was flat, and that his cell phone had died. The caller considered the man suspicious. A deputy drove out and contacted the man, who was by his vehicle waiting for a tow truck.

June 13 2019
Five or six gunshots were heard in the area of Sonoma Hwy. and Nuns Canyon Road around 9:30 p.m. A deputy drove out but could not locate anything

June 15 2019
A resident of Madrone Road called to report that two RVs were parked along the road, and didn't belong there. he RVs had out of state plates.

June 17 2019
A man called from a Bennett Valley Road property to report that a woman had burst into the home and threatened him by saying that she had a Hells Angel friend who would come and hurt him. She then stole a piggy bank full of coins, according to the man.

June 19 2019
A resident in the 14000 block of Arnold Dr. reported that someone was stealing mail from mailboxes in the area. The caller said this was an ongoing problem, with residents finding mail strewn all over the ground.

June 19 2019
An employee of a rehabilitation center on Warm Springs Road called to say that a discharged client was getting agitated and refused to leave the premises. A deputy went out, made contact, and told the client to leave, which he did.

June 19 2019
Deputies got a call from a resident of the 8000 block of Sonoma Hwy. about a man that looked homeless, walking on the side of the road. The dispatcher asked if the man was dong anything wrong. The caller said no, but that she would feel better if a deputy came out and asked the man what he was doing. A deputy did drive by, but could not locate the man.

June 19 2019
An employee of a restaurant in the 8000 block of Sonoma Hwy. said that a man had come in and was trying to start a fight. The man had left and was now chasing people in the parking lot. The man then got in his truck and was continually speeding up and down the highway. The truck was then last seen traveling eastbound on Sonoma Hwy.

June 20 2019
Deputies got a call from a woman who was worried that her mother, who lives in the Kenwood village area, was the victim of attempted financial fraud. No money was actually taken, but the woman wanted to report the incident.

June 23 2019
An employee of a restaurant in the 8000 block of Sonoma Hwy. was closing up and leaving about 11:30 p.m. when he was approached by a man who said he needed gas. The employee helped get gas for the man, but the man was still hanging around the area with a vehicle that had no license plates. A deputy drove out and contacted the suspicious man, who it turns out had a broken down vehicle.

June 30 2019
A little after midnight, deputies got a call about a loud wedding party in the 2000 block of Lawndale Road. By the time a deputy got to the scene, the party was breaking up.

July 6 2019
A resident of the 14000 block of Arnold Dr. reported that they gave out their social security number to a phone scammer.

July 7 2019
A resident of Madrone Ave. said their vehicle had been scratched. The caller said he saw his ex-girlfriend outside near the car, but did not actually see her do anything.

July 8 2019
Shots were reported at 3:45 a.m. in the 3000 block of Warm Springs Road. There were two groupings of 9-10 shots, about a half hour apart. Another resident in the area called about the shots.

July 10 2019
Someone dumped mattresses in a vineyard located in the area of Madrone Road and Maplewood Dr.

July 11 2019
A motorist called to report a vehicle near the area of Sonoma Hwy. and Trinity Road with a female passed out or sleeping. A California Highway Patrol unit followed up but could not locate anything.

July 12 2019
Deputies got a call about a large party of high school aged kids in the 1000 block of Cecelia Ave. The party was loud, and there were fireworks being set off. A deputy went out and told the teens to break it up and go home. Later that evening there was another call about a possible physical fight going on at the same location. A deputy went back out, and all was quieting down. Some kids who were still hanging around were given a ride home.

July 13 2019
An explosion was heard in the 6000 block of Enterprise Road, possible related to a party that was going on. A deputy drove out but could find anything going on.

July 14 2019
Deputies got three calls about shots being fired near the 4000 block of Wake Robin Dr. A deputy went out, but all was quiet.

July 17 2019
Someone broke into a granny unit of a burned property on Bonnie Way where items were being stored. The windows of the doors had been broken to gain access. Items were stolen, but a list would be compiled later. Apparently, someone had defecated outside the door of the unit.

July 18 2019
Residents of the 1000 block of Warm Springs Road called around 10:30 p.m. to report a number of gunshots. A deputy drove out but could not locate anything.

July 18 2019
Deputies got a call at 11 p.m. about a suspicious looking, beat-up van in a driveway of a residence in the 3000 block of Lawndale Road. The two men were looking at the gate and acting suspicious.

July 19 2019
Around 11:45 p.m. there was a report of an intoxicated male trying to fight people at the Jack London Saloon. The caller said the male was now outside banging on the window of the bar. A deputy drove out and found the man outside, and called him a cab.

July 23 2019
A caller from the 15000 block of Marty Dr. said she was helping her friend move out of an apartment, and her friend's roommate and locked them out, not allowing items to be retrieved. About that time, the roommate called deputies to give her side, and reported that the original caller had threatened her. Nothing further.

July 24 2019
A resident of the 5000 block of Marty Dr. went out in the morning to get the paper, and discovered the door to the gas tank of his truck was open and there was a funnel and siphon nearby, indicating that someone had tried to steal gasoline.

July 24 2019
Staff of a tasting room in the 9000 block of Sonoma Hwy. called to report a male patron acting strange, noting that he was wearing an electronic ankle bracelet. The man was last seen running down the highway.

July 24 2019
Deputies got a call at 3 a.m. from a resident in the 1000 block of London Ranch Road. The caller said she was hearing something on her front porch, but wasn't sure if it was an animal or a person. Nothing further.

July 24 2019
A Glen Ellen resident called at 3:45 a.m. to report that an acquaintance was intoxicated and had left, walking on Warm Springs Road. The caller was concerned because the man was not local and did not know the area. A deputy drove out and located the man.

July 25 2019
At 1:30 a.m., deputies got a call from the 15000 block of Arnold Dr. from a resident who said a strange woman had just knocked on her door and asked to use the phone. The caller said the woman seemed frantic, and then had gotten in her car and drove away on Arnold Dr.

July 25 2019
A resident of the 4000 block of Wake Robin Drive said her house had been broken into and someone had stolen a cell phone and tools. The caller called back a little later and said the items had been found.

July 25 2019
Deputies got a call about an intoxicated male in the 15000 block of Arnold Dr. who was having trouble standing up. The caller was closing up a business for the night, and also said that now the man had his pants down around his ankles and was bleeding from his arm. A call went out for medical personnel to take care of the man.

July 26 2019
A resident of the 13000 block of Gibson St. called to report that he had allowed a friend to stay in his garage, but now the friend was acting up. The caller said the friend would not leave when asked, and that he was drinking heavily. Dispatch could hear a yelling man in the background, and the caller saying "Get away from here." A deputy went out but there was nothing further in the report.

July 27 2019
At 10:30 p.m., deputies got a call from a residence in the 15000 block of Arnold Dr.. The caller said that a woman she didn't know was outside of the home and laughing.

July 27 2019
Deputies got a call at 11 p.m. about a noisy party with people drinking at a vacation rental in the area of London Ranch Road.

July 28 2019
A resident of the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. called to report that someone had broken a window of their vehicle overnight.

July 28 2019
An intoxicated male was reported n the 5000 block of O'Donnell Lane near the Glen Ellen Community Church. A deputy drove out but could not locate the man.

July 28 2019
Deputies got call from a woman who said her daughter had been walking their dog when the animal was attacked by another dog. The matter was referred to Animal Control

July 29 2019
Someone broke into an outbuilding on a property on Bonnie Way. A number of items were stolen, but were not identified.

July 29 2019
One gunshot was heard in the 15000 block of Marty Dr. around 9:30 p.m.

July 30 2019
A loud part was reported on Carquinez Ave. around 9 p.m. A deputy went out to the area but all was quiet.

July 30 2019
A suspicious trailer was parked on a burned property in the 12000 block of Dunbar Road. A deputy drove out but no one was at the trailer. The deputy was able to call the owner of the trailer and left a message saying the vehicle needed to be off the property.

August 3 2019
An intoxicated male was reported in the O'Donell Lane and Arnold Dr. area. The caller said was walking down O'Donnell Lane and fell down.

August 6 2019
Deputies got a call at 9 p.,. regarding a disturbance in the 13000 block of Williams Roa. The caller said that relative of a neighbor had yelled at her, telling her to "Watch her back" and that the caller had "a lot to lose." A deputy went out and contacted the caller, who said who didn't what to report any crime, but just wanted the incident documented.


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Community Calendar

Kenwood Community Church service
08/18/2019
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“Those Dancin’ Feet”
08/18/2019
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Astronaut at next Sonoma Speaker Series
08/19/2019
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Food Bank comes to Sonoma Valley
08/20/2019
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Bingo at Rincon Valley Grange
08/21/2019
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Rotary Club of Glen Ellen-Kenwood meeting
08/21/2019
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Fire agencies, county to host meeting on alerts and warnings
08/21/2019
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Open house for potential cannabis dispensary in Kenwood
08/21/2019
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Trail work day
08/22/2019
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Funky Fridays concerts at Hood Mansion
08/23/2019
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“Those Dancin’ Feet”
08/23/2019
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