Sheriff's Calls

Wednesday, December 10

FOREST KNOLLS: At 12:25 a.m. an elderly woman had accidentally taken a double dose of oxycodone.

WOODACRE: At 10:29 a.m. someone called to report credit card fraud.

INVERNESS PARK: At 12:36 p.m. a suspicious subject was walking on Silver Hills.

INVERNESS PARK: At 1:14 p.m. a Sunnyside resident expressed concern about neighbor issues.

INVERNESS PARK: At 1:21 p.m. someone reported vandalism to 135 Balboa Avenue, where story poles had been knocked down.

BOLINAS: At 1:27 p.m. a man with dementia was reportedly driving a faded red flatbed pickup through town. He did not know how to operate a gas pump, the caller said.

INVERNESS PARK: At 2:03 p.m. a neighborly problem was reported.

STINSON BEACH: At 4:12 p.m. a certain man was seen at the market.

DOGTOWN: At 4:51 p.m. a calf was in the road.

MUIR WOODS: At 5:57 p.m. someone had a question about real estate signs on public property.

NICASIO: At 7:32 p.m. a pair of cows was near a road.


Thursday, December 11

INVERNESS PARK: At 2:42 a.m. power lines had fallen on trees, now flaming and smoking, on Noren Way.

POINT REYES STATION: At 4:38 a.m. a tree had fallen at the intersection of Highway 1 and Mesa Road.

WOODACRE: At 5:03 a.m. someone watched a truck idle with its lights on at the top of a fire road for 45 minutes, then leave after a loud cracking sound was heard.

POINT REYES STATION: At 5:49 a.m. deputies noted that the highway was clear.

OLEMA: At 6:07 a.m. deputies assisted someone.

SAN GERONIMO VALLEY: At 7:26 a.m. wires had fallen over Arroyo Road.

HICKS VALLEY: At 7:44 a.m. flooding was reported.

HICKS VALLEY: At 7:45 a.m. more flooding was reported.

OLEMA: At 7:57 a.m. a tree and power lines were down.

NICASIO: At 12:18 p.m. a black calf was running along the road.

OLEMA: At 1:41 p.m. loose cows were blocking the highway.

NICASIO: At 2:18 p.m. someone reported a black cow.

STINSON BEACH: At 3:22 p.m. someone reported that about five houses on Calle del Pinos had flooded.

SAN GERONIMO VALLEY: At 3:40 p.m. a woman said she had been in an argument with a neighbor earlier that day and she was afraid he was going to come after her.

SAN GERONIMO VALLEY: At 5:58 p.m. another woman watched a man with a backpack get off the Stagecoach; she was afraid he might come toward her (she felt vulnerable because she had no electricity).

POINT REYES STATION: At 6:47 p.m. the fire alarm sounded at the school. 

POINT REYES STATION: At 7:43 p.m. a man asked deputies to check on his sister, whom he hadn’t talked to in years; he had become worried about her after hearing about the storm. Deputies later reported back that according to former neighbors, the woman was now in a convalescent home. 

INVERNESS: At 9:20 p.m. a man asked deputies to check on his brother, a seashore ranger who lives in a cabin on the top of Mount Vision.

BOLINAS: At 10:29 p.m. someone heard a screech followed by a crash.


Friday, December 12

STINSON BEACH: At 4:51 a.m. a rockslide was approaching a lane.

NICASIO: At 7:21 a.m. a black calf was on the side of the road.

STINSON BEACH: At 8:20 a.m. a friend asked deputies to check on a woman who had just stated that she no longer wanted to live.

BOLINAS: At 10:08 a.m. a parent said a man had come to his or her Mesa Road house to sell methamphetamines to a son; deputies arrived, found a half-pound of marijuana on the alleged drug dealer and then searched his trailer. Four ripped-open bundles of what appeared to be meth were found—not enough to test, a deputy noted. According to the log, the suspect then “suddenly became ill.”

SAN GERONIMO: At 11:17 a.m. a stall was reported.

WOODACRE: At 12:45 p.m. a woman asked for advice about a damaged tree on her property that PG&E had told her she needed to cut down.

BOLINAS: At 5:03 p.m. someone reported the theft of $60 worth of liquor from a locked Terrace Avenue house over Thanksgiving. The caller had a suspect.

NICASIO: At 5:19 p.m. one black cow was in the road.

BOLINAS: At 5:35 p.m. a moving truck had flipped over and was blocking a road. A deputy with “superior driving skills” moved it.

DILLON BEACH: At 9:13 p.m. a cow was in a road.


Saturday, December 13

BOLINAS: At 9:42 a.m. deputies searched the home of a man suspected of raiding his neighbor’s liquor stash, finding multiple bottles, but none that matched the stolen ones. The man, they noted, was uncooperative.

POINT REYES STATION: At 12:07 p.m. a former Palace Market employee, a man in his 40s, reportedly threatened a female cashier.

CHILENO VALLEY: At 1:16 p.m. someone reported an abandoned Winnebago.

INVERNESS PARK: At 2:19 p.m. someone called to say two people were illegally fishing near White House Pool; the caller had not wanted to confront them.

NICASIO: At 3:13 p.m. a woman reported an abandoned vehicle parked on a property that houses her well pump.

WOODACRE: At 8:38 p.m. a woman reported receiving a call on her cell phone with someone stating, “We know where you live and we know your son.” She later heard shots in the neighborhood, but she did not know if they were related.

NICASIO: At 11:06 p.m. a woman reported that the driver of a long-bed truck had passed out on Road to the Ranches, driving off the roadway.

STINSON BEACH: At 11:54 p.m. a woman said her boyfriend was outside, threatening her.


Sunday, December 14

TOMALES: At 10:02 a.m. eight cows were reported on Estero Road.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 10:36 a.m. someone reported the theft of about 60 oxycodone tablets.

WOODACRE: At 7:13 p.m. a woman was concerned about her 100-year-old mother, saying her brother, their mother’s caretaker, was blocking the two from speaking by phone. Deputies spoke to the brother, who said everything was fine and that his sister habitually used the sheriff’s office to circumvent him.


Monday, December 15

TOMALES: At 3:59 a.m. a tree had fallen over Cerini Road, where wires were lying on the shoulder.

SAMUEL P. TAYLOR: At 5:22 a.m. the road was cleared.

MARSHALL: At 5:25 a.m. deputies cleared the road.

POINT REYES STATION: At 9:21 a.m. smashed persimmons were discovered covering the door of the Environmental Action Committee’s office.

OLEMA: At 12:26 p.m. flooding was reported at Bear Valley Road and Highway 1.

BOLINAS: At 12:31 p.m. an elderly man had a medical event.

LAGUNITAS: At 1:01 p.m. police asked deputies to look into whether two individuals were living at a certain Alta Avenue address.

SAN GERONIMO VALLEY: At 3:09 p.m. someone was concerned about a blue-eyed man wearing oxford shoes and a sweater who appeared to be lost at the community center. (The man was later returned to his daughter’s care.)

BOLINAS: At 10:16 p.m. a medical emergency was reported on Birch.


Tuesday, December 16

WOODACRE: At 9:07 a.m. a woman asked deputies to check on her estranged 100-year-old mother. Deputies found the woman fine, and noted that, according to her son, the daughter was primarily interested in her inheritance.

BOLINAS: At 10:39 a.m. a woman reported that two dogs had run out of a house on Ivy Road and one had bitten her leg.

BOLINAS: At 3:34 p.m. a wrinkled white man was waving around a feather and shouting at children in Wharf Road.

STINSON BEACH: At 4:37 p.m. someone said men in an aluminum boat were driving around the lagoon, and asked deputies to question them regarding recent boat

TOMALES: At 6:21 p.m. a woman driving a blue Ford Focus was stuck in the highway in one foot of water.