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St. Helena Police Log, Sept. 21-28
Police Log

St. Helena Police Log, Sept. 21-28

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St. Helena Police Logs

Tuesday, Sept. 21

0826 — A pickup pulling a trailer was blocking the Pope Street Bridge, causing traffic to back up.

1150 — Non-injury hit-and-run on Oak Avenue. The vehicle, a tan Jeep, was also seen running a stop sign. A witness got a photo of it.

1805 — A mother said her 11-year-old son was late getting home from school. He turned out to be at a friend’s house and was now on his way home.

1851 — Report of a car parked in a no-parking zone on Main Street.

2010 — A water main broke on Dowdell Lane. Public Works was on the way.

Wednesday, Sept. 22

0804 — Grease spilled from a truck on Hunt Avenue.

1213 — Report of a truck parked in a red zone on Main Street.

1421 — A wallet was reported stolen on Charter Oak Avenue.

1430 — Non-injury three-car accident at Silverado/Pratt.

1530 — A bike was stolen from the porch of a Pope Street house on Sunday morning.

1704 — Report of two people walking in the center of the street. They just passed Vallejo Street.

1705 — Medical aid for a woman feeling sick on Pratt Avenue.

2156 — Police were asked to check on a woman in a car parked near Hunt Avenue.

Thursday, Sept. 23

0848 — Report of a construction truck parked in front of a fire hydrant on Pine Street.

1113 — A caller reported harassment at the workplace.

1228 — A man came to the police station to ask about paperwork he received from the court. Police discovered the man had an outstanding misdemeanor bench warrant. The 57-year-old St. Helena man was arrested and taken to the county jail for booking.

1348 — Police arrested a 29-year-old St. Helena man on suspicion of violating a restraining order and violating probation.

1549 — An AT&T line was hanging low on Tainter Street.

1558 — Report of a large branch in the southbound lane of the elm tunnel.

1605 — A truck towing a trailer broke down in the northbound lane of Silverado south of Pope Street.

1803 — Report of two young German shepherds running loose on Pinot Way.

2214 — Barking dog complaint on Harvest Lane. The caller will try to contact the dog’s owner.

Friday, Sept. 24

1001 — Non-injury collision involving a city work vehicle at Adams/Oak.

1017 — A toilet was backing up at Crane Park.

1040 — Report of a white dog almost getting run over on McCorkle Avenue. Its owner was located.

1524 — Someone altered a check and cashed it at a liquor store. Police took a fraud report.

1529 — Medical aid on Olive Avenue.

1631 — Police found a car with a flat tire on the side of Highway 29.

2052 — Police cited someone for driving with expired registration.

Saturday, Sept. 25

0759 — A man came to the police station saying he was worried about being followed and tracked, as well as being poked and pinched during the night. He admitted to using drugs this morning. Police arrested the 51-year-old Angwin man on suspicion of being under the influence of drugs.

0929 — An employee at a Charter Oak Avenue property reported having no water service.

1131 — A bird was refusing to leave the roadway near Silverado/Pope. An officer moved it to the riverbank.

1238 — Non-injury accident at Main/Vidovich.

1842 — Report of a drunk driver. An officer saw the driver speeding and passing in the center turn lane of Main Street. Police arrested the 31-year-old Napa woman on suspicion of DUI.

1950 — Medical aid for a fall victim on Main Street.

2013 — Report of a drunk driver on Main Street. Police arrested the 61-year-old Westlake Village man on suspicion of DUI.

2133 — Report of a man and a woman having an altercation on the side of Main Street. Police checked the area.

Sunday, Sept. 26

1251 — Report of a possible drunk driver south of the city limits. The CHP was notified.

1247 — Report of someone using a leaf blower on a Sunday on Main Street.

1544 — Report of someone using a chainsaw on Madrona Avenue.

1809 — Report of a reckless driver on Main Street.

2026 — Police responded to a minor-injury accident involving a solo vehicle rollover and a parked car. Police arrested a 64-year-old Napa man on suspicion of DUI.

2207 — Medical aid for someone who fell and hit their head on Redondo Court.

Monday, Sept. 27

1433 — Non-injury hit-and-run on Main Street.

2338 — Water was flowing from a sprinkler on Park Street, and the caller couldn’t shut it off.

Tuesday, Sept. 28

0015 — A suspicious white car was idling in front of Wallis Court. Police checked the area.

1151 — Report of a landscaper using an illegal leaf blower on Allyn Avenue.

1307 — A person asked about the speed limit on Main Street. Police referred the person to Caltrans.

1550 — A caller reported the PG&E phone scam, in which scammers fraudulently claim to be from PG&E.

1613 — Wood chips were being dumped illegally next to a business on Dowdell Lane.

1657 — Report of a dirty old car parked for over a month on McCorkle Avenue. It's rusty, full of boxes, and covered in cobwebs. It has a flat tire too.

Iraq War veteran and St. Helena native LJ Montelli talks about his new job as a St. Helena police officer.

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