HARDWARE Healdsburg Police Officer Bianca Reynoso displays the tools of the trade during event watch at the Healdsburg Plaza, Tuesday, May 30. (Photo by Christian Kallen)

Monday, Jan. 1, 2024

12:05am A fireworks violation was reported on Sparrow Court at Canary Court. A second caller reported fireworks being set off down the street from Heron Avenue. An officer contacted a neighborhood gathering, but did not see any fireworks.

1:32am A hit-and-run accident occurred at Duke’s on Center Street. A van backed into the friend of the Reporting Party’s (RP) vehicle and an argument ensued. The RP provided a license plate for the suspect vehicle which left the scene, and the California Highway Patrol was provided the information.

11:33am Drug activity was reported at Plaza Park on Healdsburg Avenue. A man sat on a bench smoking pot. Officers responded, but the subject was gone on arrival and unable to be located.

2:50pm A hit-and-run accident occurred at Shelton’s Natural Food Market on Center Street. Officers met with the RP and took a report.

6:00pm Grand theft of a $5,000 bracelet occurred on Center Street. The male suspect left on foot. Officers searched the area but the suspect was gone on arrival and unable to be located. A report was taken.

7:59pm The RP was involved in a vehicle collision on Healdsburg Avenue. The suspect vehicle attempted to flee. Officers responded and arrested a 42-year-old (YO) man for drunk driving. He was taken to county jail and his truck was towed.

9:18pm Vandalism to a vehicle occurred on Canyon Run. The RP requested a report for his two slashed vehicle tires. An officer responded and took a report.

Tuesday, Jan. 2

12:17am A driver at Jerry’s Valero on Dry Creek Road was stopped for driving a vehicle without consent. A 38-YO man was arrested for receiving a stolen vehicle, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of methamphetamine. A 23-YO man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine, and on an outstanding Sonoma County felony warrant regarding violating probation and unauthorized use of a vehicle.  The vehicle was towed, and both suspects were taken to county jail.

Wednesday, Jan. 3

1:54am A burglary occurred on Foss Street. The RP stated a man was trying to break open the glass door. Officers responded and arrested a 42-YO man for burglary, stalking, vandalism, possession of drug paraphernalia, receiving stolen property and violation of a restraining order. He was transported to county jail.

8:47am Petty theft of a flower pot ashtray occurred on Healdsburg Avenue. Officers responded and provided the RP with an incident number.

11:30am Vandalism to a vehicle occurred at Safeway on Vine Street. The RP stated his vehicle was keyed. An officer provided the RP with an incident number.

12:21pm Graffiti was reported on West Grant Street at Grove Street.

12:41pm Reckless driving was reported at Healdsburg Lumber Company on Healdsburg Avenue. The RP said the erratic driver almost hit a bicyclist and the RP. An officer responded, but the suspect was gone on arrival and was unable to be located.

11:49pm An officer stopped a vehicle for unsafe lane changes near Dry Creek Inn on Dry Creek Road. A 45-YO woman was arrested and transported to county jail for possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of probation.

Thursday, Jan. 4

1:01am A man was stopped on Piper Street at First Street for violating bike-braking regulations. A 58-YO man was arrested and taken to county jail for carrying a concealed dagger or dirk, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of methamphetamine and operating a vehicle with an open container.

3:32am The RP indicated people were harassing an “old homeless man” outside of Safeway on Vine Street through memes on social media. The RP stated she saw the harassment online. The RP was only providing information at the time.

8:46am Vandalism occurred on Dry Creek Road at the train tracks. On the Foss Creek path, two light posts had wires ripped out. An officer responded and took a report.

7:23pm Battery of a student worker occurred at CVS Pharmacy on Center Street. The RP stated that three female juveniles and two adults came into the store. The victim was harassed about the red CVS shirt she was wearing. Her hair was pulled and she was hit. Once the RP walked over, they stopped and left the store. The RP stated the adults (possibly parents) were trying to stop the fight. Officers responded and spoke to the victim and the RP. The victim did not know the suspects. Officers contacted a juvenile suspect at her residence and arrested her for criminal gang activity and assault and battery. She was taken to Juvenile Hall.

 Friday, Jan. 5

12:15am An officer cited and released a 44-YO man in front of the Dry Creek Inn on Dry Creek Road on an outstanding Lake County Warrant regarding possession of methamphetamine.

1:01am An officer stopped a vehicle for violating rear license plate registration tag rules, speeding and lane weaving on Redwood Highway at Arata Lane. A 23-YO man was arrested and taken to county jail for drunk driving and theft or misappropriation of lost property.

11:14am A woman went to the Healdsburg Police Department on Center Street to report someone attempted to scam her out of $9,000 by indicating law enforcement would otherwise arrest her. An officer responded to the lobby and provided advice.

3:32pm Reckless driving was reported on Healdsburg Avenue at Dry Creek Road. The vehicle was weaving in and out of traffic, speeding, almost hit a bicyclist and had a loud exhaust. Officers responded, but the vehicle was gone on arrival and unable to be located.

5:41pm The RP indicated that a man harassed the employee at Metro PCS on Healdsburg Avenue. The employee was frightened. Officers responded, but the subject was gone on arrival and unable to be located.

10:45pm A vehicle was stopped for violating window tint rules near the Healdsburg Community Center on Healdsburg Avenue. The driver was cited for driving without a license.

11:15pm A vehicle was stopped on Dry Creek Road at the Northbound Highway 101 off ramp. A 25-YO man was arrested and transported to county jail for drunk driving, violating probation, driving without a license and operating a vehicle with a blood-alcohol concentration of 0.01% or greater while on probation.

Saturday, Jan. 6

2:23am The RP at Fitch Mountain Terrace on South Fitch Mountain Road stated her enemies were out to get her and an anaconda was wrapped around her. An officer responded and provided the RP a courtesy ride to Healdsburg General Hospital. There was no snake.

1:57pm The RP went to the Healdsburg Police Department on Center Street to ask about a scam. Someone advised the RP via telephone that the RP had two warrants out for him and he needed to get two $750 gift cards and provide the information to the scammers. The RP did not provide any money and was advised it was a scam.

2:09pm Reckless driving was reported near Healdsburg Community Center on Healdsburg Avenue. A car did donuts in the parking lot. Officers responded, but the vehicle was gone on arrival and unable to be located.

2:25pm An officer cited and released a 55-YO person near Wicked Slush on Healdsburg Avenue for violating probation.

3:10pm Damage to a vehicle occurred at Harmon Guest House on Healdsburg Avenue. The RP stated the roof of his vehicle was hit with a golf ball. An officer responded and took a report.

Sunday, Jan. 7

12:04pm Public intoxication occurred at Rotten Robbie on Healdsburg Avenue. The subject yelled expletives and flipped people off before lying down on the sidewalk. Officers responded and arrested a 54-YO man for public intoxication and violating parole. He was taken to county jail.

1:52pm Vandalism occurred at Sonoma Millworks on Grove Street. The fence of the business was kicked down. An officer responded and gave advice.

Compiled by Carolyn Brenner

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