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Crime Watch: 05/15/2014

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.
April 28
Shortly after 9 p.m., a woman in the 4000 block of Warm Springs Road reported hearing someone trying to take off a screen door and walking around outside. A deputy went and checked out the area, but could not find anything.
April 29
A resident in the 8000 block of Sonoma Hwy. called to report a fraud. The victim had sold a ring on eBay, mailed the ring to the buyer in London, but never got paid. The value of the ring was estimated to be $6,300.
April 30
An off-site owner of a Cavedale Road property called to report receiving an email from a neighbor about a number of suspicious vehicles on the property. A deputy drove out to the site, but could only find one truck, which belonged on the property.
May 1
Someone stole three reflective address signs from a residence on Bristol Road.
May 1
A suspicious white van was reported parked in the area of Brown Ave. and Misbro Way. The caller said the van had been there earlier in the day going from driveway to driveway. The vehicle was gone by the time deputies arrived.
May 1
A homeowner in the 9000 block of Clyde Ave. called about an estranged brother loading things into a truck from the garage, even though the caller said he legally should not have been on the property. A deputy went out and determined it was a civil situation, and directed the brother to put the items back until he could legally prove he had a right to them.
May 2
There was a call about someone throwing fireworks in the 15000 block of Arnold Dr.
May 2
A suspicious, unoccupied green Toyota Celica was reported parked in the 1700 block of Cavedale Road. Nothing further.
May 2
A resident in the 13000 block of Henno Road called to report a scam. The resident had received repeated calls saying he had won $5.5 million, and all he needed to do was send $150 to get the award.
May 2
A caller from the 1000 block of Hill Road said that earlier in the morning a man had pounded on the front door. The caller said she had no idea who the man was, and did not get a description of the subject.
May 3
Deputies went out to the 13000 block of Williams Road regarding one person shoving another. The parties agreed to stay way from each other for the rest of the evening.
May 3
A real estate agent handling property in the 13000 block of Williams Road called to report that the front door was found open and an oven was missing, a Thermador 36-inch with six burners. Nothing else had been taken. Estimated loss: $3,000.
May 4
There was a report of a verbal dispute between two people in the area of Martin St. and Marty Dr. By the time deputies arrived, the two were gone.
May 4
A local business in the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. reported a possible attempted burglary. A brass handle on one of the doors had been pulled off. There was no entry into the business itself.
May 6
At a little after 9 p.m., a California Highway Patrol officer attempted to pull over a vehicle speeding through Kenwood on Sonoma Hwy. The vehicle pulled onto Greene St., stopped, and a man got out of the vehicle and started running toward the Kenwood shopping center. CHP called Sonoma County Sheriff for aid. After a short search, they found the man in Palooza Restaurant in the shopping center. According to restaurant staff, the man asked to use the phone and then called Vern's Taxi. Deputies entered the restaurant and apprehended a 31-year old Sebastopol man. Deputies cancelled the taxi. The man was turned over to CHP and was booked on a variety of charges, including evading police and a violation of probation.
May 6
A man who works on a local ranch in Kenwood called to report that his truck had been vandalized while parked in a parking lot. The man said he suspects the perpetrator is someone with whom he has an ongoing financial dispute. The possible suspect had been seen on the ranch property earlier, though he did not work there.



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