BREAKING: On Dec. 4, around 10:40am, Healdsburg Police Department officers responded to a report of multiple vehicles that were vandalized at Healdsburg High School. While gathering information from victims, an observant citizen alerted Police Dispatch of additional vehicle vandalism near the high school. Upon arrival, officers canvassed the area and located an individual matching the caller’s description.
Subsequent investigation revealed that this individual, identified as 22-year-old Spencer Martin of Healdsburg, was responsible for vandalizing 34 vehicles, resulting in thousands of dollars in damage. Martin was arrested and charged with 34 counts of felony vandalism.
Monday, Nov. 20
10:06am A hit-and-run accident occurred on North Street. The reporting party (RP) heard a vehicle hit a parked car and saw pieces of the suspect vehicle in the street. An officer responded and took a report.
12:44pm A disturbance occurred at Verizon on Vine Street. A female customer threw a box of equipment at the RP, who is an employee. An officer responded and filed no trespassing paperwork against the woman and advised her of the pending no trespassing letter.
4:26pm Petty theft occurred at Big John’s Market on Healdsburg Avenue. A repeat shoplifter took $266 worth of products. An officer responded and took a report.
Tuesday, Nov. 21
12:32am An officer stopped a vehicle on Healdsburg Avenue at Bailhache Avenue for violating vehicle lights rules. A 36-year-old (YO) woman was cited on an outstanding Sonoma County warrant regarding domestic battery.
12:57am An officer stopped a vehicle on Redwood Highway at Arata Lane for violating vehicle registration rules. A 39-YO man was arrested and transported to county jail for possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.
8:31am Fraud occurred at Healdsburg City Hall on Grove Street. The subject whited out the name on a check issued to a different person and wrote the subject’s name. The subject attempted to cash the check, totaling $7,279.87. An officer responded and took a report.
10:48am The RP indicated that a person at L&M Motel on Healdsburg Avenue was not supposed to be there. He was asked to leave but refused. While on the telephone with the police, the subject left. The RP was advised to call back if he returned.
11:16am A hit-and-run accident occurred near The Matheson on Matheson Street. An officer responded and met with the RP.
2:11pm The RP indicated that a man walks his two dogs on the RP’s property on First Street. The police believe they know the subject and will follow up.
5:39pm The RP followed a vehicle that appeared to have a drunk driver on First Street. Officers responded, but the vehicle was gone on arrival and unable to be located.
10:29pm The RP stated that her father was hit in the face by his neighbor on Foss Creek Court at West Grant Street. Police responded and arrested a 38-YO man and transported him to county jail for assault and battery.
11:19pm Trespassing reported on Sunnyvale Drive. The RP stated a woman stayed with him for the previous five nights who he wanted to leave. The RP stated she cried hysterically every night and one night threatened to shoot him. The subject was in the living room in a tent and did not have a car. While the police were en route, the RP canceled his request and advised he no longer wanted assistance from law enforcement.
Wednesday, Nov. 22
11:17am Public intoxication occurred at Powell Avenue Laundry on Powell Avenue. The RP stated a man was in front of the business swearing and did not like a customer in the business. The man wobbled on a bike and fell on the landscaped area. Police responded and admonished the subject for his behavior.
3:30pm Trespassing occurred at Victory Apartments on East Street. While on the phone, the RP stated the subject left. An officer checked the area, and the subject was no longer there.
4:39pm The RP stated that a man argued with volunteers at Healdsburg Food Pantry on Healdsburg Avenue. Officers responded, but the subject was no longer there.
6:48pm Drunk driving was reported on Redwood Highway at the Central off-ramp. Officers checked the area, but the vehicle was gone on arrival and unable to be located.
10pm An officer stopped a vehicle at the 7-Eleven Store on Healdsburg Avenue for crossing double lines. A 29-YO man was arrested and transported to county jail for DUI, resisting arrest and driving without a license.
Thursday, Nov. 23
2:27am The RP indicated that someone may have broken into a residence on University Avenue. The RP stated he heard someone outside the residence, in the kitchen and possibly in the crawl space. Officers responded and arrested a 33-YO man and transported him to county jail for unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
3:42am An officer stopped a vehicle for speeding at Badger Park on Heron Drive. A 33-YO man was cited and released for possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving without a license.
9:27am A verbal disturbance occurred at the Healdsburg Running Company on Center Street. An officer responded and advised the subjects who were disturbing the peace. No further assistance was needed.
4:38pm The RP indicated that a drunk man was aggressive and left in a vehicle on Fitch Street. He was intentionally spinning his tires in front of the house. The RP was scared of the man. Officers responded, but the vehicle was gone on arrival and unable to be located.
9:08pm A woman on Front Street stated that her boyfriend slapped her across the face. She separated herself from the man. Officers responded and entered the suspect’s vehicle into the Flock license plate reader system. An emergency protective order was granted and served.
Friday, Nov. 24
3:04am The RP indicated that an extremely intoxicated man got into his vehicle and drove away on Arabian Way. Officers responded, but the vehicle was gone on arrival and unable to be located.
7:55am The RP stated that his company vehicle was broken into on University Avenue on Nov. 23 and company tools valued at $6,000 were stolen. The RP only wanted law enforcement to be notified.
9:46am The RP indicated that a man went too fast on his skateboard and almost hit the RP’s nephew near Joyeria Fernandez on Vine Street. There was a verbal argument between the subject and the RP’s husband. Officers responded and spoke with everyone involved, including a witness. All parties were given advice.
1:39pm The RP indicated that a FedEx driver passed by people, yelling at them, while in the wrong lane on Healdsburg Avenue at Plaza Park. Officers responded, but the FedEx truck was gone on arrival and unable to be located.
4:43pm The RP indicated that a drunk man was asked to leave Goodwill Industries on Healdsburg Avenue. The man drove away in a vehicle going southbound on Healdsburg Avenue. Officers responded, but the vehicle was gone on arrival and unable to be located.
5:25pm Graffiti was reported on Front Street at the railroad tracks.
5:49pm The RP indicated that a woman was sitting at the tables in front of Powell Avenue Laundry on Powell Avenue with a spray paint bottle. The RP did not think she spray painted anything but was acting erratically and should not be there. Officers responded. The woman was waiting for a friend to finish his laundry and then they would leave. She agreed to put the spray paint can away.
Saturday, Nov. 25
7:23am Grand theft occurred on Greens Drive. The RP stated someone stole a bicycle and front basket valued at approximately $3,000 total from his garage on Thanksgiving. A report was taken.
Sunday, Nov. 26
8:38pm The RP, a third party, indicated that there was a single-vehicle accident into a light pole at Wilhelm Tree Services on Healdsburg Avenue. Officers responded and cited a 26-YO man for DUI. He was released to a responsible party.
Compiled by Carolyn Brenner