Sheriff's Calls

Tuesday, October 14

DILLON BEACH: At 3:43 a.m. a man said his propane refrigerator had caught on fire and possibly set the wall on fire, too.

NICASIO: At 5:17 a.m. someone smelled smoke.

SAN GERONIMO VALLEY: At 7:03 a.m. someone saw a column of black smoke.

BOLINAS: At 8:09 a.m. a camper was seen on the beach.

MUIR WOODS: At 9:14 a.m. power lines were in a road.

WOODACRE: At 11:21 a.m. a woman said her neighbor was again blowing leaves onto her property.

BOLINAS: At 12:34 p.m. someone wished to know why deputies had allowed a beach camper to remain, despite the county ordinance prohibiting beach camping.

POINT REYES STATION: At 2:47 p.m. a lost “man purse” was reported.

INVERNESS PARK: At 3:46 p.m. county police asked deputies to contact a couple whose home had been raided and whose vehicles were now available for pickup. 

BOLINAS: At 4:21 p.m. someone said a man was refusing to return his or her lost and found phone.


Wednesday, October 15

NICASIO: At 8:56 a.m. an alarm sounded.

MOUNT TAM: At 4:52 p.m. a man was seen peeing in the fire station parking lot.

NICASIO: At 7:39 p.m. a call came in with a man yelling. “Oh my God!” in the background. 

POINT REYES STATION: At 7:43 p.m. a man asked deputies to check on his 85-year-old sister, who lives alone and whose phone had been busy all day. Deputies told the woman to call her brother.


Thursday, October 16

INVERNESS PARK: At 9:03 a.m. a man with travel plans said he had lost his drivers license in his house. Deputies suggested he call the D.M.V.

SAN GERONIMO VALLEY: At 9:21 a.m. a ranger asked for help with an uncooperative dog-owner with an off-leash pet in Roy’s Redwoods.

STINSON BEACH: At 2:53 p.m. someone reported that a man was walking around stating he wanted to kill police.

STINSON BEACH: At 3:21 p.m. a woman asked deputies to check on a couple she’d seen in front of the store: the woman, with blonde hair, had been dressed in baggy men’s clothing and looked “very sad.”

MARSHALL: At 5:36 p.m. a man appeared to be setting up a campfire near the post office.

CHILENO VALLEY: At 7:27 p.m. a dead body was reported.

POINT REYES STATION: At 8:18 p.m. a neighbor reported a loud party with lots of screaming and yelling at the Green Red Barn; a dispatcher asked if he thought it might be related to the Giants game. The man said he wasn’t sure, but added that he’d heard someone say, “Kill me.”

BOLINAS: At 8:44 p.m. a drunk couple was fighting near the tennis court.

BOLINAS: At 9:18 p.m. deputies arrested someone near the tennis court.

BOLINAS: At 10:01 p.m. a man called to say his girlfriend was evicting him; she had yelled that he hit her. Deputies found them both drunk and separated them for the night.

POINT REYES STATION: At 11:47 p.m. a man believed he was having a heart attack.


Friday, October 17

WOODACRE: At 5:02 a.m. someone complained about a Jeep covered in a tarp that had not been moved in a month.

POINT REYES STATION: At 8:19 a.m. a driver had a knife and was angry, but did not meet the requirements of road rage, deputies reported.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 8:30 a.m. a man said his neighbor was always parking in front of his gate.

BOLINAS: At 9:48 a.m. a resident reported that his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend had come to his house earlier that morning and were aggressive.

BOLINAS: At 10:01 a.m. someone called from the clinic concerned about a patient due in for an appointment who’d been belligerent in the past and that day would learn he would no longer be receiving pain medication.

MUIR WOODS: At 11:27 a.m. a resident wished to speak about threats made over a property held as security for a loan.

STINSON BEACH: At 6:31 p.m. a parent reported that his or her 50-year-old son was drunk in the park, using a walker and wearing shorts damp with pee. 

SAN GERONIMO VALLEY: At 10:29 p.m. a 15-year-old girl reported that her 20-year-old cousin had sexually assaulted her while she and her family were at Spirit Rock. 


Saturday, October 18

BOLINAS: At 12:41 a.m. a man reported that a bar employee had taken his water bottle and that he’d be waiting in front of Smiley’s. Deputies later arrested him on an outstanding warrant, noting that he claimed to have been assaulted but that he may have cut his lip attempting a flip instead.

BOLINAS: At 4 a.m. a man said he’d been assaulted somewhere in town—he had a cut lip and neck pain—but would not say who had attacked him or where it had happened. (He later claimed he’d been goofing around with a good friend outside the bar when he was accidentally hit in the face.)

MOUNT TAM: At 8:47 a.m. a search and rescue effort was launched.

POINT REYES STATION: At 10:52 a.m. a driver reported a group of bicyclists riding two and three abreast who had given the finger when asked to move over.

MARSHALL: At 12:24 p.m. a biker crashed.

INVERNESS: At 1:33 p.m. someone asked deputies to check on a stepson.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 8:28 p.m. a man realized his laptop was missing from under his bed, and remembered finding a sliding door open when he’d come home that afternoon.

TOMALES: At 10:06 p.m. a resident reported two men on a four-wheeler.


Sunday, October 19

POINT REYES STATION: At 12:23 p.m. a woman reported losing her wallet 10 minutes earlier at the Palace Market, and suspected a local had taken it.

LAGUNITAS: At 4:33 p.m. a woman reported that her babysitter was stalking her, videotaping her and also beating her child.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 9:28 p.m. someone complained about partying around a bonfire on a Montezuma Avenue property; deputies found a man named Woody and a woman barbecuing chicken, and urged them to move along.

MUIR WOODS: At 9:49 p.m. a loud party with live music was reported.

SAN GERONIMO VALLEY: At 10 p.m. someone called on behalf of a couple near White’s Hill; she was passed out and he seemed spacey and paranoid, the caller said.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 11:51 p.m. loud live music was reported.


Monday, October 20

NICASIO: At 4:50 a.m. a resident reported an unwanted, scruffy man at the house.

BOLINAS: At 7:23 a.m. a black and white calf was in the highway.

FOREST KNOLLS: At 7:37 a.m. a dead body was reported.

BOLINAS: At 8:23 a.m. a resident reported that a silver-haired woman was camping in the front yard.

INVERNESS: At 8:56 a.m. a man said he was having problems with an ex-girlfriend, who said she was heading to his house (he was at work) to retrieve some of her belongings.

WOODACRE: At 1:23 p.m. firefighters said a woman had turned in a shotgun shell.

MUIR WOODS: At 1:25 p.m. a woman said her neighbors were stalking her.

POINT REYES STATION: At 5:12 p.m. a visitor reported finding a GoPro camera.

BOLINAS: At 5:16 p.m. a resident said a certain woman had returned to her tent. Deputies told the camper she needed permission to be there from the property owner.

STINSON BEACH: At 8:24 p.m. a man who previously had not been wanted at a certain residence returned, only this time the resident didn’t mind.