|Crime Watch: 08/01/2020
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.
A county social service worker called due to concern that a 83-year-old in Kenwood was being scammed out of $30,00, sent to somewhere in Florida. A deputy contacted the elderly person who denied being the victim of a scam. The social ervice worker said she would continue to evaluate the situation.
A resident of Mound Ave. in Glen Ellen complained that a neighbor was violating a temporary restraining order (TRO) by being on the property. A deputy went out but couldn't match any TRO with the name provded by the resident. It turned out there was a TRO, but it was never served on the neighbor.
A resident in the area of Los Guilicos and Libby Aves. called to report hearing about a dozen gunshots, possibly a neighbor engaged in target practice.
At 1:30 a.m., deputies got a call from a resident of the 12000 block of Sonoma Hwy. about a prowler. The caller heard a male voice and saw someone's eyes and rustling in the bushes. The caller said she was armed with bear mace. A deputy went out and searched the area, but could not find anyone.
Someone in the 13000 block of Arnold Dr. called and said they found a package of what looked to be drugs.
At 1:44 a.m., deputies got a cal about a large party on Bristol Road with underage drinking and a bonfire. A deputy drove out and tried to make contact with the partiers.
A resident of the 15000 block of Marty Dr. reported hearing a young girl screaming from somewhere in the neighborhood, saying "Help me" and "Stop hitting me". Nothing further.
A resident of the 900 block of Madrone Road called to report 3-4 kids on bikes setting off firewors in nearby fields. This had been going on for a few days. A deputy drove out and contacted the kids, who denied they were repsonsible The deputy told them to knock it off.
Deputies responded to a verbal dispute on Robertson Road. The caller said a neighbor was acting threatening, creepy, and rude regarding the caller fixing a retaining wall on their property line. The caller said the neighbor was also harassing workers on the property. A deputy went out and talked to the parties.
Deputies got a call from a Mound Ave. resident about someone opening a control box to a gate to the property. The caller said that the perpetrator might have been trying to steal the gate's marine battery.
A loud party was reported aroun 10 p.m. in the 5000 block of Warm Springs Road.
A Glen Ellen resident called to report very loud music coming from a construction site in the are of Chauvet Road and Arnold Dr. The music was so loud the resident couldn't concentrate. A deputy went out but could not hear any music.
A caller from the 11000 block of Henno Road said he was hunting on his property when a neighbor nearby told him he was trespassing when he actually was not. The caller wanted to talk to a deputy about this.
At 7:30 p.m., deputies got a call about a girl being pushed out of a car in the area of Sonoma Hwy. and Greene St. The car was seen last headed towrd Santa Rosa. The girl received medical attention.
A neighbor of a residence in the 15000 block of Marty Dr. called to report that people where in an empty house nearby being loud. A young woman walked out on a porch and the caller said she and the others weren't supposed to be there. The woman asked the caller not to call the cops. A unit was on its way out to the scene, but was cancelled.
A resident on Mound Ave. in Glen Ellen called to report a man trying to break into the house. The man was now banging on the front door. Eventually the man got back into his car, backed out of the driveway, and parked on the street in front of the residence. A deputy went out, and it turned out to be a process server.
Deputies got a report of two suspicious occupied vehicles parked in a vacant lot across from Glen Ellen Community Church. The caller said this was an ongoing problem, and suspected the occupants were doing drugs. Two units went out and contacted the occupants. Deputies determined they were not under the influence, but homelesss.
Sheriff's deputies and a sheriff's helicopter helped rescue a woman who had fallen in a remote area near the Nattkemper Trail. The woman had hurt her hip. The woman was long-lined to safety by the helicopter and taken to an awaiting ambulance.
A resident of Glen Ellen called to report loud music at 10 p.m. from a residence in the 14000 block of Arnold Dr. The caller said she asked that the music be turned down, but got yelled at insted.
Loud shouting and music was reported at a residence in the area of Chauvet Road and Arnold Dr. A deputy drove out but could not locate anything.
Individuals renting a property on London Ranch Road were playing loud rock music several days in a row, and a neighbor asked them to turn it down a number of times. Eventually they did turn the music down.