Your cops at work
Sebastopol Police Department logged 155 items between Jan. 23 -29. They arrested 13 lawbreakers, handed out 13 parking tickets, and provided assistance at five accidents that did not involve injuries. They answered three false alarms, and investigated nine suspicious persons and eight suspicious vehicles. They also provided fingerprint services to 10 citizens. Here’s some the details.
On Jan. 23 at 5:41 a.m. an early morning runner reported somewhere along the way he lost his driver’s license and credit cards. At 1:46 p.m. outside Screamin’ Mimi’s ice cream parlor on Sebastopol Ave. officers helped out in an accident involving minor injuries. At 3:48 p.m. they arrested someone for assault with a deadly weapon at Gravenstein Station on Sebastopol Ave. At 11:17 someone was ticketed on Sebastopol Rd. for driving without a license. At 11:47 p.m. a wandering Border Collie mix was hauled off Healdsburg Ave. and taken to the doggie jail to await bail.
On Jan. 24 at 1:50 a.m. the police arrested a drunk driver on Gravenstein Hwy. S. At 3:04 p.m. someone reported a possible ID theft on Nelson Way. At 3:40 p.m. police assisted an ambulance crew when a woman slipped on auto fluids outside Safeway Market and was injured. At 4:52 p.m. officers arrested a female shoplifter at Goodwill Store on Sebastopol Ave. AT 5:02 p.m. a resident was concerned when bags of food indicating a transient might have moved in under the front porch of N. High St. home. At 9:16 p.m. officers went out to Jonive Rd. to arrest someone on three outstanding warrants totaling $15,000 in skipped bail money.
On Jan. 25 police arrested a drunk driver at 1:25 a.m. at Sebastopol and Llano Rds. At 1:59 a.m. officer arrested someone on a warrant on Sebastopol Ave. At 9:08 a.m. they responded to an assault call at Hopmonk Tavern. AT 11:36 a.m. another ambulance crew needed police help when someone was unresponsive on Nelson Way. At 11:49 a.m. the Goodwill Store employees found a shotgun in their donation box and turned it in. At 2:40 p.m. officers found a loose dog on Petaluma Ave. but it had ID and a phone number so the owner rushed right over to retrieve her German Shepherd. At 3:11 p.m. someone found a purse at Safeway. At 3:56 p.m. someone was arrested for driving without a license. At 4:46 p.m. someone who was asked to leave the back steps of Wordwrap on S. Main St. refused to do so until the police came and arrested him for trespassing. At 6:53 p.m. a dog locked in the Community Skate Park had to be freed then locked up again at the Humane Society. At 6:55 p.m. a man who had just had oral surgery might have taken too many pain medications so his wife summoned help to Litchfield Ave. At 8:53 p.m. someone was arrested on outstanding warrants at the Old Main St. Saloon. At 11:31 p.m. someone was arrested for driving on a suspended license on Burnett St.
On Jan 26 at 1:49 a.m. police arrested someone on drug charges on S. Main St. at 9:26 p.m. officers found a loose dog – doggie pokey. At 11:40 a.m. there was a report of loose terriers on Pleasant Hill Ave. but the police couldn’t find them. At 1:32 p.m. there was a report of kids throwing stuff at cars and yelling “White power” on Morris St. but they had split before police got there. At 9:08 p.m. worried parents reported their teenaged son missing – worried because he needed anti-seizure medications.At 9:14 p.m. officers conducted a probation search at a Bately Court residence.
On Jan 27 at 12:57 a.m. a driver was ticketed for driving on a suspended license on Gravenstein Hwy. S. At 12:57 a.m. a drunk driver was hauled off to jail to sleep it off from S. Main St. At 9:46 a.m. vandalism was discovered at the 7-11 Store on Pleasant Hill Ave. At 10:30 a.m. a driver without a license was ticketed. At 3:52 p.m. a chocolate lab named Deisel was reported missing . At 4:49 p.m. someone found credit cards at the downtown plaza and shortly afterwards the owner called looking for them. At 5:29 p.m. after several complaints CalTrans personnel called the police to let them know they were going to fix the signal at Morris St. and Sebastopol Rd. that had been snarling traffic all day. At 5:32 p.m. someone fell from their bathtub on Hansen Court and needed ambulance and police help. At 6:18 p.m. there was an auto burglary on S. Main St. At 7:24 p.m. officers assisted the Fire Department when someone smelled natural gas at Safeway Market. At 8:06 p.m. someone at Village Trailer Park reported losing Kuma and Sakhura, two labs. At 9:32 p.m. someone on Bodega Ave. was arrested for public drunkenness. At 11:49 p.m. police assisted an ambulance crew when a man fell in his garage on Swain Woods Way.
On Jan 28 at 9:49 a.m. a dog off its leash outside Whole Foods Market bit a passer-by. At 4:06 p.m. a woman having a heart attack at Hopmonk Tavern triggered an ambulance and police call. At 6:34 p.m. officers quieted down noisy people on Bately Court who were disturbing their neighbors. AT 7:05 p.m. someone reported losing a Dayrunner on Healdsburg Ave. (OMG people still use them in this digital world?) At 8:14 p.m. an elderly lady sounding a little slurred, possibly from medications, called to report that her husband was threatening suicide at their Hansen Lane residence, but all checked out fine.
On Jan. 29 at 1:12 a.m. a probation violator was arrested at the downtown plaza. At 11:58 a.m. a panhandler on Gravenstein Hwy. N was warned that a municipal code was being broken. At 12:48 p.m. officers quelled a disturbance on Hermosa Court. At 2:46 p.m. police moved along a group of about 50 juveniles who had congregated in the Safeway parking lot and were smoking, spitting and refusing to leave when asked by employees. At 3:44 a.m. there was an auto burglary on Zimpher Drive and at 6:05 a.m. things went from bad to worse when an auto was stolen from another Zimpher Drive residence. At 6:57 p.m. someone reported losing Rayban glasses at the Community Skate Park. At 9:06 p.m. a trespasser on Sebastopol Rd. was warned. At 11:35 p.m. life became happier on Zimpher Drive when the stolen vehicle was recovered.