Sheriff's Calls

Tuesday, October 21

SAN GERONIMO VALLEY: At 10:07 a.m. a deputy smelled smoke on Nicasio Valley Road, then walked through the redwoods and found a stump covered with smoldering embers. He took a picture of it to deliver to firemen.

BOLINAS: At 2:09 p.m. a water district employee found a cell phone and a diabetic kit near a driveway.

BOLINAS: At 2:47 p.m. a truck jackknifed north of town.

STINSON BEACH: At 4:29 p.m. an alarm sounded at water district headquarters.


Wednesday, October 22

TOMALES: At 10:11 a.m. a deputy cited a high school student for a drug violation.

WOODACRE: At 1:08 p.m. a woman reported that a trailer she suspected belonged to a man whom she was afraid to confront was blocking a propane truck’s access to her tank.

BOLINAS: At 2:20 p.m. the museum reported a lost phone that someone had found in the street two weeks earlier.

POINT REYES STATION: At 4:06 p.m. the Palace Market reported that an employee had extracted cash with the debit card of a customer who had not requested it, and pocketed the money.

WOODACRE: At 8:59 p.m. a resident asked when a certain vehicle would be towed.


Thursday, October 23

BOLINAS: At 2:29 a.m. deputies checked on a Volvo someone had complained about, full of stuff and parked on Daffodil Road for a couple of weeks.

OLEMA: At 9:39 a.m. someone saw a speeding black BMW.

POINT REYES STATION: At 10:32 a.m. a deputy tagged a vehicle on Mesa Road.

INVERNESS: At 11:24 a.m. a deputy tagged another vehicle.

POINT REYES STATION: At 11:54 a.m. a woman reported vandalism to her truck, but later admitted she herself had torn off the weather-stripping.

WOODACRE: At 1:14 p.m. a man, upset that a black Honda parked in front of his house still had not been towed, called again.

WOODACRE: At 1:42 p.m. a deputy marked said vehicle for towing.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 2:09 p.m. a resident returned home to find a corner of a screen door tampered with.

POINT REYES STATION: At 2:38 p.m. a deputy followed a car that had been driving exceptionally slow since Lagunitas.

CHILENO VALLEY: At 3:32 p.m. a resident said a neighbor, who was now out of the state, had put a lock on a shared gate.

TOMALES: At 5:21 p.m. the William Tell reported that a woman had come into the lobby to say she had been raped there the night before.

POINT REYES STATION: At 6:35 p.m. a woman wished to pick up her lost wallet. 


Friday, October 24

FOREST KNOLLS: At 12:19 a.m. a man found a light blue Subaru parked on his property, inside of which was a drunk man and woman who said they were looking for Samuel P. Taylor State Park. Deputies arrested them.

STINSON BEACH: At 1:47 a.m. someone was airlifted to a hospital.

WOODACRE: At 2:20 a.m. a man complained about a car that had not been towed.

DILLON BEACH: At 7:12 a.m. a 90-year-old woman fell.

BOLINAS: At 11:17 a.m. a green BMW was swerving along the lagoon.

STINSON BEACH: At 1:43 p.m. someone said a renter had dug a hole to plant a tree, despite begin told not to.

POINT REYES STATION: At 2:01 p.m. the Palace Market told deputies they had fired an employee suspected of stealing cash with a customer’s debit card; however, there had been no evidence and the woman had not confessed to the crime, the market said.

SAN GERONIMO VALLEY: At 3:03 p.m. someone reported that a naked man and woman were running around a neighbor’s property.

MOUNT TAM: At 3:08 p.m. a 77-year-old man twisted his ankle on Lost Trail.

STINSON BEACH: At 4:24 p.m. an alarm sounded on Calle del Mar.

POINT REYES STATION: At 7:11 p.m. a couple was stranded with a broken-down truck.

HICKS VALLEY: At 10:28 p.m. a convertible drove off the road, leaving its driver with a bloody head and an injured back.

STINSON BEACH: At 10:59 p.m. a large beach bonfire was reported.


Saturday, October 25

TOMALES: At 4:30 a.m. a suspicious circumstance was reported at the high school.

WOODACRE: At 5:19 a.m. someone reported that a Garden Way resident knows someone else who had planted bombs in government buildings in San Rafael. Deputies met with the resident, who consented to a search of his home (no bomb-making materials were found) and said he had never said anything about blowing anything up but had once shown the caller how he makes model rocket motors. Deputies asked him to meet with them later in the day at Peet’s Coffee in Novato.

STINSON BEACH: At 7:26 a.m. someone asked deputies to check on a dirty-blonde woman who was running around screaming, delusional and drunk, her belongings sitting outside a surf shop. 

STINSON BEACH: At 7:49 a.m. a ranger asked for help with a woman who was having problems with an innkeeper, though he or she was notably vague about it.

WOODACRE: At 11:14 a.m. someone smelled propane.

STINSON BEACH: At 11:55 a.m. someone was concerned that a car left at a fire gate the day before when the driver was airlifted would get towed.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 12:16 p.m. a neighbor complained about three loud dogs, and said the humane society had deferred to the sheriff’s office on the issue.

LAGUNITAS: At 12:58 p.m. a deputy found a man drunk, in violation of his probation terms.

CHILENO VALLEY: At 1:42 p.m. someone reported that a lot of debris in the road had totaled a vehicle earlier in the day and was still there.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 4:01 p.m. someone reported two intoxicated men. Deputies found them in an argument over beer.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 4:39 p.m. a woman said she was watching black dogs kill a deer in the creek in her Tamal Road yard.

SAN GERONIMO VALLEY: At 5:04 p.m. a tan S.U.V. was swerving down a road.

WOODACRE: At 5:57 p.m. loud music was heard.

BOLINAS: At 8:58 p.m. two men were yelling and screaming on Ocean Parkway. They left in an S.U.V. before deputies arrived, a witness said.

INVERNESS: At 10:05 p.m. a dog was barking.

LAGUNITAS: At 10:39 p.m. explosions were heard.


Sunday, October 26

INVERNESS: At 8:59 a.m. someone reported that a Via de la Vista neighbor was undertaking construction (and “bringing it inside when someone shows up”), asking deputies to inform the person of the relevant ordinance.

MARSHALL: At 12:38 p.m. a motorcycle accident was reported.

MUIR WOODS: At 12:46 p.m. cars were spilling outside the monument’s parking lot.

INVERNESS PARK: At 3:58 p.m. a man who just purchased a mid-sized sailboat asked for advice.

OLEMA: At 7:30 p.m. a man called from Canada (sounding “a little confused,” according to the dispatcher) to inquire about his brother, whom he said had been hit by a truck and might be disabled. He hadn’t heard from the man in a year, he explained.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 8:22 p.m. five shots sounded.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 8:25 p.m. a woman heard the shots and felt stuff hitting her trailer. 

CHILENO VALLEY: At 9:22 p.m. a man complained about feeling sick and later denied a suicide attempt.