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Crime Watch: 03/01/2011

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.

Feb. 9

A residence in the 5000 block of O’Donnell Lane was broken into through a glass back door and ransacked. A number of items were taken, including an acoustic guitar and several 1940s-era place settings.

A resident in the 4000 block of Lakeside Dr. called to report that someone had fraudulently used her credit card in Victorville.

Feb. 10

At 1:15 a.m., a deputy spotted a car swerving on Arnold Dr. in downtown Glen Ellen. The car was seen stopping where there was no stop sign. When the deputy contacted the driver, he appeared to have several pieces of gum in his mouth. The driver, a 53-year-old San Francisco man, failed a field sobriety test and was arrested for driving under the influence.

Feb. 11

A suspicious vehicle was reported in the area of Sonoma Highway and Cavedale Rd. Deputies went out and discovered a Honda CRX off the road and on its side. No driver or passengers could be located.

Feb. 12

A “be on the lookout” was broadcasted for a man, possibly intoxicated, walking away from a hit and run in the 4000 block of Warm Springs Rd. The man could not be located.

A deputy was called out around 9:15 p.m. to the 900 block of Carquinez Ave. for a domestic disturbance. A woman was waiting down the street from the residence when the deputy arrived, and she stated that she and her husband had a verbal altercation that turned physical. The 28-year-old husband was arrested for domestic battery.

Feb. 15

Someone broke through the front door of a residence in the 1000 block of London Ranch Rd. and stole computers and other items.

Feb. 16

Deputies went out to the 9000 block of Clyde Ave. for a call about a dispute between neighbors. Deputies talked with the reporting party, who said there was an ongoing dispute and that the other neighbor had been throwing garbage over the fence. Deputies tried to contact the alleged trash thrower but no one answered the door. Deputies took a report because the reporting party said they were going to go to court for a Temporary Restraining Order.

Feb. 17

A resident in the 12000 block of Dunbar Rd. called around 10:30 p.m. to report that there was a strange woman around the front area of her house yelling something to someone that sounded like “I hate you. This is my car.” Deputies went out and located a male subject standing at Dunbar Rd. and Arnold Dr. The man said he was just waiting for a ride. Deputies could not find any sign of the woman.

Feb. 19

Deputies were dispatched to the 200 block of Laurel Ave. for a residential burglary. A woman left her unlocked home at around 10 a.m. and when she returned found that property was missing, including a laptop computer, a bedspread, and some other items. Estimated loss: $1,300. A neighbor said that they saw a 1980s model white pickup truck at the house earlier that day.

Feb. 21

At around 1:30 a.m., a deputy spotted a suspicious vehicle in front of the Kenwood Village Market. No one was in the car. The vehicle checked out OK.

Community Calendar

Oakmont Farmers Market
Yoga Hike
Observatory open
Emmaus Inclusive Community service and potluck supper
Sons of Hermann German Club
Oakmont Kiwanis Club meets
Oakmont Farmers Market
Bill & Dave lead a leisurely hike at Sugarloaf
Hospice fundamentals
Big Heart dinner
GEK Rotary crab feed

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