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From the police blotter

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012 | Posted by

Between Nov. 13 and 20 Sebastopol Police Department logged 153 items. They provided fingerprint services 16 times and dealt with parking violations 13 times. They answered eight false alarms and checked out seven suspicious vehicles and eight suspicious persons. They arrested 12 people.

On Nov. 13 at 3:34 p.m. they prevented a threatened suicide after an Analy High School student reported a distraught classmate on Facebook was in her bathroom at home with a knife. At 7:35 p.m. police warned a reckless driver on Petaluma Ave. At 11:24 p.m. they arrested someone at Bill’s Market for drugs.

On Nov. 14 at 2:01 a.m. a man wearing only a towel walked into Hilltop Wash & Dry on Pleasant Hill Ave. to take a nap. Officers woke him up and moved him on. At 7:54 a.m. officers assisted an ambulance crew when a student at Analy High School suffered an epileptic seizure. At 9:21 a.m. a burglary at Jasper O’Farrell’s Pub was discovered. At 9:45 a.m. a woman swimming at Ives Pool found a hit and run driver had hit her car. At 10:16 a.m. police responded when a student at Analy High School reported a classmate had threatened to kill his family and another student. They brought in another agency to assist. At 12:57 p.m. an honest person turned in a wallet that had been found. At 2:31 p.m. someone reported an identity theft. At 3:31 p.m. police arrested a man staggering and falling down on Willow St. At 8:45 p.m. they checked on a child screaming for its parents on Covert Lane. At 10 p.m. police responded to a suicide attempt on Hansen Lane. At 11:41 p.m. someone was arrested at Sequoia Market.

On Nov. 15 a drunk driver was arrested on Sebastopol Rd. at 1:26 a.m. At 9:20 a.m. they took care of small black and white dog found on First St. at 10:41 a.m. people at K-Tech Auto reported getting annoying phone calls from a dissatisfied customer. AT 11:47 a.m. a vehicle was towed for violating the 72 hour mark. At 1:37 p.m. people at Toyworks discovered someone had broken a lock in an attempted burglary. At 1:51 p.m. a man with a dog and a banjo was cited for urinating in public in full view at the downtown plaza. At 4:25 p.m. they checked the welfare of a woman and small child begging on Main St. At 6:41 p.m. officers scolded kids throwing rocks at a private residence. At 11:34 p.m. they helped resolve a disturbance caused when a couple where throwing things around a house in front of their three children.

On Nov. 16 at 12:19 a.m. three people were arrested for drug violations on Bodega Ave. at 7:22 a.m. they stopped someone using a leaf blower on High St. At 10:07 a.m. a drunk driver was arrested on Sebastopol Ave. At 1:50 p.m. they checked the welfare of someone making a suicide threat on Norlee St. At 5:28 p.m. officers helped the ambulance crew when an elderly woman suffered a fall on Bodega Ave.

On Nov. 17 at 1:05 a.m. officers assisted the coroner when someone passed away at Fircrest Convalescent Hospital. At 1:08 a.m. they cited a person drunk in public on N. Main St. and at 1:26 a.m. warned another drunk on Murphy Ave.

On Nov. 18 at 1:18 a.m. police calmed a man causing a disturbance in the Emergency Room at Palm Drive Hospital. At 2:13 a.m. they arrested a drunk driver on Sebastopol Rd. At 6:02 a.m. a woman called police when she smelled an odor she thought could cause medical issues on Bodega Ave. At 11:25 a.m. police made a warrant arrest on S. Main St. At 5:02 p.m. they took a Jack Russell dog found on Jewell Ave. into custody. At 5:37 someone reported a hit and run on West Hills Circle. At 7:58 p.m. police resolved a father-son dispute. The son claimed his father pushed him and he was locked in a bedroom. At 8:26 p.m. police arrested a drunk man who was nude from the waist down outside the Lucca Liquor Store. At 10:21 p.m. someone came into police headquarters insisting his life was in danger.

On Nov. 19 at 7:25 a.m. police took a report that someone was providing tobacco to juveniles on the Joe Rodota Bike Trail. At 8:40 a.m. there was a possible imaginary dog bothering a lady with dementia who couldn’t remember her address on Dufranc Ave. At 11:01 a.m. they broke up a disturbance an Analy High School when a daughter refused to go with her father. At 6:56 p.m. a car that had been parked on Walnut Lane for three weeks past the 72 hour limit was towed. At 9:05 p.m. police took another drunk from behind the wheel on S. Main and deposited him into a safe cell.

On Nov. 20 at 1:36 a.m. they found some company for the drunk in the cell when they apprehended another drunk driver on Petaluma Ave. At 10:40 a.m. someone turned in keys found on Burnett St. At 12:35 p.m. police warned a parent who had left a sleeping infant in a vehicle untended as they picked up a pizza on S. Main St. At 12:53 p.m. police arrested someone wanted on a warrant who self-surrendered. At 2:32 p.m. they helped the ambulance crew when a woman became severely dehydrated.


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