St. Helena Police Log, Nov. 19-24
Police Log

St. Helena Police Log, Nov. 19-24


Tuesday, Nov. 19

0733 — Report of a car almost causing an accident and causing other cars to swerve to avoid a collision on Main Street. Police stopped the car and determined the driver had been falling asleep.

0831 — An officer was flagged down by someone looking for a diner.

1242 — Non-injury accident at Oak/Mitchell.

1618 — Police were notified of a fraud case with loss of funds.

2134 — Non-injury lift assist on Los Robles Court.

Wednesday, Nov. 200123 — Lift assist on Sulphur Springs Avenue.

0802 — Two dogs were running around Sylvaner Avenue.

1012 — The branches of a tree appeared to be interfering with power lines near Oak/Pine.

1404 — Non-injury accident at Oak/Adams.

Thursday, Nov. 210306 — Police were ready to assist with a high-speed motorcycle pursuit that started in Guerneville. The pursuit ended safely when the suspect surrendered in Santa Rosa.

0832 — Report of a reckless driver turning from Main onto Adams.

0950 — Medical aid for a trip-and-fall victim who hit her head near Adams/Main.

1302 — A driver said she was crossing the Pope Street Bridge when a large truck crossed over the yellow line and stopped in the middle of the bridge. She proceeded, and her vehicle scraped the truck. Witnesses took pictures of the truck.

1601 — A large box truck barely made it across the Pope Street Bridge. It was gone when police arrived.

1613 — Report of cars speeding on South Crane Avenue.

1701 — The traffic lights at Main/Pope went out, even though nearby businesses had power.

1957 — A white poodle was reported missing.

Friday, Nov. 220045 — There was a stray Aussie near Adams/Railroad.

0839 — Someone opened and rummaged through packages delivered to someone’s porch on Allyn Avenue. The packages contained household items and laundry soap. Nothing was stolen.

1300 — Medical aid for a trip-and-fall victim with an injured wrist near Main/Hunt.

1416 — Three-car accident blocking the northbound lane of Main Street near Mills Lane. One car had to be towed away.

1723 — Report of a drunk woman driving down Fulton Lane toward Main Street.

1737 — Non-injury accident blocking the northbound lane of Main Street near Charter Oak Avenue. One car had to be towed away.

2147 — Report of a man threatening to hit a bouncer with a laptop at a Main Street bar. Police arrested the 24-year-old St. Helena man on suspicion of public intoxication.

Saturday, Nov. 230613 — A man was sleeping on a mattress that had been left outside a Pope Street home. Officers contacted him. He’d gotten drunk the night before and fallen asleep on the mattress. He was heading home now.

1039 — Two dogs found in Angwin were returned to their owner.

1117 — A customer at a Main Street business placed $175 on the counter, and another man behind him stole it. He was described as an older white man with a white beard.

1323 — Report of five cars speeding on Spring Mountain Road, heading toward Santa Rosa.

1503 — Report of gypsies once again hanging out in a parking lot near Adams Street. An officer told them to leave the property.

1849 — A woman got locked out her truck with its engine running on Main Street. Police gave her the number of a towing company that could help her.

Sunday, Nov. 241218 — A pair of prescription sunglasses were found on a bench in front of the elementary school on Friday.

1425 — Report of a suspicious man sitting in a car near Spring Mountain/Hillview. Police contacted the man, who was homeless and just passing through on his way to Sonoma County.

1631 — Medical aid for a cyclist who flipped his bike and hurt his face on White Sulphur Springs Road.

2144 — A mother accidentally locked her baby inside her car in a Hunt Avenue parking lot. Firefighters responded to help.

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