Police Station
HEADQUARTERS The Healdsburg Police station at 238 Center St. (Photo by Christian Kallen)
Monday, April 1

2:09am The Reporting Party (RP) indicated a possible drunk driver was near the 7-Eleven on Healdsburg Avenue. The RP observed the vehicle swerve prior to exiting Hwy 101 at Dry Creek Road and continue to swerve southbound on Healdsburg Avenue. An officer responded, but the vehicle was gone on arrival and unable to be located.

9:28am The RP stated that a man was slumped over the wheel of a van at Dry Creek Inn on Dry Creek Road. Officers responded. A 38-year-old (YO) man was cited and released on outstanding Sonoma County warrants regarding shoplifting, possession of marijuana while driving and misuse of vehicle registration.

9:59am Reckless driving was reported on Vine Street. Officers responded, but the vehicle was gone on arrival and unable to be located.

11:02am RP emailed the department to report that her roommate had stolen the laptop she had rented from the Healdsburg library. An officer spoke to the RP and clarified that the theft took place in Oregon. 

5:14pm A subject verbally harassed and followed the RP at Foss Creek Court on West Grant Street. An officer gave advice to the RP.

11:43pm Officers contacted two people at the Healdsburg Community Center on Healdsburg Avenue. A 23-YO man was arrested and transported to county jail for carrying a loaded firearm, possession of a switchblade and violating probation.

Tuesday, April 2

10:10am The RP indicated that a person went into the RP’s office on Foss Creek Court on West Grant Street, grabbed a bunch of papers off her desk, then crumpled and threw them on the floor. The person also scratched the RP’s hand, leaving visual scratch marks. The RP was willing to press charges. Officers responded, made contact with the victim and tried to contact the suspect, who refused to open the door for officers. Officers planned to return at a later time.

11:27am Officers contacted a 39-YO man at Big John’s Market on Healdsburg Avenue. He was arrested and transported to county jail for possession of a switchblade, unlawful possession of prescription drugs, violating probation and on an outstanding Sonoma County warrant regarding trespassing.

12:59pm An employee of Gallo Winery Storage on Healdsburg Avenue reported there was a man on the property who appeared to be transient. The business wanted assistance removing the subject from the property. The subject left on a bike. An officer responded and spoke with the RP.

3:40pm A hit-and-run accident occurred on Healdsburg Avenue at Sunnyvale Drive, leaving minor scratches on the back of the RP’s vehicle. The RP did not want contact with law enforcement, but only wanted the issue documented.

Wednesday, April 3

11:48am Threats occurred at Healdsburg High School on Prince Avenue. The RP, the Assistant Principal, stated a student wrote a letter threatening to kill a teacher. The student also had a picture with the teacher’s tombstone. The student was in the office and his belongings were removed from him. Officers responded and took a report.

11:58am Officers arrested a 57-YO woman at Foss Creek Court on West Grant Street for assault, assault and battery, resisting arrest and criminal threats. She was also served a Ramey Warrant on a previous case, a type of warrant granted by a judge before a prosecutor files formal charges. 

12:32pm The RP, a 28-YO man, spoke with an officer on the telephone and then went to the lobby of the Healdsburg Police Department on Center Street. The man was arrested and transported to county jail for burglary, receiving stolen property related to two previous cases, and on an outstanding Solano County warrant regarding driving without a license and possession of methamphetamine.

1:15pm Petty theft occurred on Grant Street. The RP indicated pillows were taken from the guest house of her property. A report was taken.

11:24pm A driver was stopped on Redwood Highway at Lytton Springs Road for violating the display-of-license-plate rules and for having a non-working tail light. A 53-YO woman was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine and violating probation.

Thursday, April 4

1:12pm Officers arrested a 27-YO woman at the L&M Motel on Healdsburg Avenue and transported her to county jail on outstanding Sonoma County and Humboldt County warrants regarding failure to appear in court, public intoxication, possession of drug paraphernalia, disturbing the peace, vandalism and illegal use of a controlled substance.

Friday, April 5

1:00am The RP stated he separated a man and woman in a physical fight at Grape Leaf Inn on Johnson Street. Officers responded and arrested a 38-YO man for domestic violence. He was transported to county jail.

1:41pm Reckless driving was reported on Healdsburg Avenue at Matheson Street. The RP observed a vehicle attempting to hit another vehicle and running a red light. Officers responded but the vehicle was gone on arrival and unable to be located.

10:23pm A battery occurred on Powell Avenue at Healdsburg Avenue. Three males and two females jumped the RP’s sister after school, causing injuries. The victim knew one of the suspects. An officer met with the family and took a report.

Saturday, April 6

8:36am Graffiti was reported on Grant Street on the retaining wall.

1:11pm Officers made contact with a 48-YO man on Philip Drive regarding an earlier incident. The man was arrested and transported to county jail for theft or misappropriation of lost property, violating probation and on an outstanding Mendocino County warrant regarding violating probation.

1:55pm Grand theft occurred near Dry Creek Kitchen on Healdsburg Avenue. A bike valued at more than $950 was stolen. The owner planned to find the serial number of the bike so it could be added to a database.

Sunday, April 7

3:45am Reckless driving occurred on Redwood Highway at the Central offramp. A vehicle with no license plate was reportedly driving 100+ mph, with papers flying out the back window. Officers responded, but the vehicle was gone on arrival and unable to be located.

9:28am The RP on Canyon Run reported his vehicle was keyed. An officer responded and took a report.

3:50pm Shots were fired at Healdsburg Ridge Open Space on Arabian Way at Bridle Path. Multiple shots were heard over a 25-minute period. The RP indicated three shots were fired followed by a break, one more shot was fired followed by a break and seven more shots were fired followed by a break. The information was provided to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.

3:57pm A vehicle was stopped on Redwood Highway at Dry Creek Road for violating tinted-window rules. A 25-YO man was cited for selling or giving drugs to a minor and violating probation.

Compiled by Carolyn Brenner

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