Sheriff's Calls

Monday, August 11

STINSON BEACH: At 8:30 a.m. a woman reported that another woman who had been yelling at her of late had blocked her way while she was walking her dog and feeding birds.

WOODACRE: At 10:19 a.m. a man said he was concerned that his tenants were involved in drug activities. 

POINT REYES STATION: At 11:22 a.m. someone complained about an old white van that might be serving as someone’s home.

NICASIO: At 12:53 p.m. someone reported that a teacher had seen juveniles sitting on the roof of the school in late-July, before that same or another teacher had discovered the theft of a set of vintage lunch boxes. The caller wondered if the two incidents were connected.

LAGUNITAS: At 1:32 p.m. someone complained about a car that had been parked on the boulevard for a year.

TOMALES: At 2:29 p.m. a resident said that trash from downtown businesses kept overflowing into her yard, and that the business owners only stopped putting trash there when asked to by deputies. 

POINT REYES STATION: At 8:42 p.m. someone saw three adolescents on the roof of the Toby Street bathrooms.


Tuesday, August 12

LAGUNITAS: At 6:32 a.m. a man saw someone in a beige Jaguar break the window of his car, which was parked at the school. An iPad was stolen.

SAN GERONIMO: At 7:16 a.m. a man reported that someone had smashed his window while he was hiking, taking miscellaneous items.

MUIR WOODS: At 9:49 a.m. someone was concerned about a pickup parked in a dangerous spot.

POINT REYES STATION: At 2:10 p.m. someone reported that a woman was selling things from the back of her van. Deputies moved her along.

POINT REYES STATION: At 3:33 p.m. the same person said the same woman was again vending from her van, adding that this was becoming a regular problem on weekends, involving multiple people. 

DOGTOWN: At 4:53 p.m. black cows were edging into the road.

WOODACRE: At 8:09 p.m. someone came home and found a woman inside. Deputies arrested the trespasser.

INVERNESS PARK: At 9:45 p.m. a hiker was lost with a dead headlamp. 


Wednesday, August 13

STINSON BEACH: At 12:58 a.m. someone reported that two dogs were barking inside of a van parked outside the Redwoods Haus, which had a “no pets allowed” sign posted. Deputies decided the dogs were not in distress, and that the volume of their barking was not a concern.

BOLINAS: At 1:26 a.m. a woman said a boat trailer had been parked in front of her Wharf Road house for a week.

POINT REYES STATION: At 11:27 a.m. a business owner reported receiving a call from a man saying he was with PG&E and that if the caller did not hand over money, his or her power would be shut off promptly. 

WOODACRE: At 12:09 p.m. a woman reported receiving a call from a man claiming to be with PG&E stating that if she did not submit a payment through PayPal, her power would be shut off. Deputies called the number; a man answered, stating “PG&E,” but hung up when deputies began to question him.

POINT REYES STATION: At 1:15 p.m. the Wells Fargo branch manager reported that a woman was lying on the sidewalk outside the bank after taking a taxi from Oakland and entering the bank to cash a check. The branch manager was concerned about the taxi driver getting paid; medics took the woman to the hospital. 

MOUNT TAM: At 2 p.m. a driver reported three white teenage boys driving a BMW at excessive speeds on the Fairfax-Bolinas Road.

SAN GERONIMO: At 2:43 p.m. a driver reported that a man in a Mustang had nearly caused a head-on collision while passing cars illegally.

TOMALES: At 5:34 p.m. a parent reported that his or her 16-year-old daughter and a friend had been driving down the road the other day when they had met a cyclist, with whom they exchanged phone numbers. The man was now harassing the girl, who was going away to college the next day.

MUIR WOODS: At 6:25 p.m. someone reported that at least 40 bicyclists were riding in a pack.

MUIR WOODS: At 7:56 p.m. a hiker reported that a man in a dark wig had appeared to be following him or her on a trail.

OLEMA: At 9:06 p.m. someone heard what sounded like a bad crash.

POINT REYES STATION: At 10:52 p.m. a self-described friend of the owners of Tomales Bay Oyster Company wanted to talk to a deputy about right-of-way law and land use.


Thursday, August 14

POINT REYES STATION: At 6:17 a.m. a driver reported that a small mudslide on the Point Reyes-Petaluma Road had nearly caused him to lose control.

NICASIO: At 7:19 a.m. a woman reported receiving a call from her sister saying that her boyfriend could not breath.

HICKS VALLEY: At 7:40 a.m. a passerby saw a person sleeping on the roadside.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 2:06 p.m. a man asked for advice about a houseguest who would not leave.

BOLINAS: At 4:32 p.m. a beachgoer observed a man spray-painting the sea wall. Deputies contacted the “newest artist,” and noted that a sign posted there permits such painting.

INVERNESS: At 8:15 p.m. someone reported masked people in the garage with “a lot of clothes on their backs.”

BOLINAS: At 10:50 p.m. someone reported an increasingly loud college party.

POINT REYES STATION: At 11:06 p.m. a resident wished to file a formal barking dog complaint.

WOODACRE: At 11:18 p.m. deputies warned someone who was sleeping in a vehicle parked on a fire road.


Friday, August 15

POINT REYES STATION: At 3:02 a.m. a deputy tagged a truck for abatement that was parked at the corner of Levee Road.

DILLON BEACH: At 3:18 a.m. someone saw three young men, one “very blond and pale-skinned, wearing a red sweatshirt,” break into the caller’s truck and leave on foot down Oceana Drive.

STINSON BEACH: At 10:36 a.m. a woman said a Sysco truck was blocking her business. 

WOODACRE: At 11:18 a.m. someone reported paying a person to haul away wood from a tree that had fallen on Redwood; the person had taken the check, but left the wood.

POINT REYES STATION: At 11:28 a.m. someone complained about a woman selling stuff on the road. The woman told deputies she had permission from the property owner.

POINT REYES STATION: At 12:22 p.m. a woman complained that someone in a white minivan was blocking her driveway.

BOLINAS: At 12:45 p.m. a woman whom deputies noted was very uncooperative said her neighbors were destroying her artwork.

DOGTOWN: At 2:37 p.m. a black cow was in the road.

OLEMA: At 2:46 p.m. someone saw a black bull.

DILLON BEACH: At 2:59 p.m. a black Passat was parked in the middle of the road.

MUIR BEACH: At 5:41 p.m. five beachgoers were stuck on a cliff they had attempted to ascend.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 5:58 p.m. someone saw a shirtless man with his shorts down sitting at a picnic table in the park getting a massage from two women; all of them were drinking. 

DILLON BEACH: At 8:11 p.m. someone reported that a neighbor had hired him to paint a cabin and then disappeared, owing him money for the week’s work.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 8:31 p.m. someone reported squatters burning a bonfire on a Juarez property; deputies later arrested someone there on an outstanding warrant.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 9:28 p.m. someone found a bicycle in a creek behind the trailer park.


Saturday, August 16

MUIR WOODS: At 2:05 a.m. a woman ran out of gas.

STINSON BEACH: At 5:21 a.m. a resident said loud construction had been going on all night in the Calles.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 12:20 p.m. a man whom deputies noted is extremely paranoid said the lock on his front door appeared to have been tampered with; he said because his deadbolt was acting funny, someone might have been coming in, and added that he had also found his fridge door slightly ajar.

TOMALES: At 1:31 p.m. someone observed a large group of bicyclists running a stop sign at Fallon-Two Rock Road.

BOLINAS: At 1:33 p.m. a woman said her foster son was refusing to leave her room. Deputies could hear him in the background.

DILLON BEACH: At 3:39 p.m. parked cars were blocking emergency access, someone said.

MUIR WOODS: At 5:35 p.m. a possible traffic hazard was reported. 

DILLON BEACH: At 10:39 p.m. the campground said a large group of loud campers had told them “No” when asked to turn the music down, and had subsequently turned up the volume.


Sunday, August 17

BOLINAS: At 4:35 a.m. a small dog was howling on Aspen Road.

POINT REYES STATION: At 9:23 a.m. a large dead deer was in a road.

BOLINAS: At 10:51 a.m. a woman reported that her 16-year-old son was misbehaving: After he had stolen money from her, she had taken away his game console. Now he had entered her room and taken back the console.

STINSON BEACH: At 11:02 a.m. the fire department reported the theft of a five-foot-long barbecue and large cooler by someone driving an old ambulance with a bunch of bicycles in the back.

CHILENO VALLEY: At 1:15 p.m. a brush fire was reported.

BOLINAS: At 8:38 p.m. someone reported an assault downtown.

BOLINAS: At 11:54 p.m. the victim in the above incident said the assailant was now at Smiley’s. He or she wished to press charges.