The police blotter is a public record of incidents as reported by law-enforcement agencies. All individuals arrested or charged with a crime are innocent until proven guilty. The information printed is preliminary and subject to change.
Excerpts from the call logs of the Del Norte County Sheriff’s Department:
Sunday, October 20:
At 12:12 a.m., caller reported he could hear his neighbors yelling and throwing things on the 100 block of U.S. Highway 101.
At 12:28 a.m., caller reported there were two subjects dressed in all black prowling around the Caltrans construction area in Smith River.
At 3:48 a.m., caller reported a male subject jumped out from behind a trash can on the 900 block of Sunset Circle and started yelling and acting like he was going to hit the caller with a stick.
At 6:40 a.m., caller reported a passenger attempted to bring marijuana on the airplane on the 1600 block of Dale Rupert Road.
At 9:00 a.m., caller reported someone attempting to break into her truck on the 700 block of J Street.
At 9:29 a.m., caller reported someone slashing the tires to her car on the 1000 block of Scenic Creek Drive.
At 9:34 a.m., caller reported someone broke into his neighbor’s storage unit on the 2300 block of Northcrest Drive.
At 9:59 a.m., caller reported a suspicious subject sitting under a tree and wandering through peoples’ yards on the corner of Lake Earl Drive and Vipond Court.
At 10:50 a.m., caller reported several vehicles blocking driveways and handicapped area on Grant Court.
At 11:02 a.m., caller reported finding someone online selling her stolen bike.
At 11:04 a.m., caller reported her sister with dementia was missing from the 400 block of North Bank Road.
At 11:37 a.m., caller reported a female was in one of the motel rooms on the 1400 block of U.S. Highway 101 and possibly under the influence.
At 11:59 a.m., caller reported a panhandler playing his guitar next to the ATM machine on the 800 block of 3rd Street.
At 1:28 p.m., caller reported a subject walking by carrying a box tearing the tape off of it on the corner of 9th and G Street.
At 3:07 p.m., caller reported a suspicious male yelling and waving his hands on the 800 block of 3rd Street.
At 4:37 p.m., caller requested documentation that the mother of his children was violating a custody order and canceling his visitation.
At 5:48 p.m., caller reported female may have left the 900 block of Washington Boulevard with merchandise.
At 5:50 p.m., caller reported having information on a missing adult.
At 6:04 p.m., caller on the 1400 block of Parkway Avenue reported a subject stole $100 worth of items from her.
At 6:06 p.m., caller reported unattended burn pile on the 2600 block of LeClair Avenue.
At 6:11 p.m., caller reported finding a jar of mercury while doing tractor work on the 3400 block of Railroad Extension.
At 6:18 p.m., caller reported two juveniles stole some items and ran off on the 300 block of U.S. Highway 101.
At 6:20 p.m., an irate caller reported her brother broke out her window on the 6600 block of Lake Earl Drive behind the Fort Dick Market, then stated he had left.
At 6:52 p.m., multiple callers reported hearing several gunshots on the 2400 block of Lake Earl Drive.
At 6:59 p.m., caller reported her kids round a realistic BB gun on the 700 block of Meridian Street, and she wanted law enforcement to collect it.
At 7:06 p.m., caller reported a suspicious vehicle parked by the water tower on Washington Boulevard.
At 9:56 p.m., caller reported known subjects harassing him by prowling around his house on the 3100 block of Parkway Drive. Caller reported he woke up to his dogs barking and the subjects running away from his house.
At 9:58 p.m., caller reported two overdue hunters that were supposed to return to Bear Basin Road at 9 p.m. and had not been heard from since they left at 5 in the morning.
At 11:02 p.m., caller reported a male subject yelling at customers in front of the store on the 400 block of M Street.
At 11:29 p.m., Fort Dick Fire Department responded to a structure fire on the 4600 block of Kings Valley Road.
At 11:46 p.m., caller requested welfare check on male subject yelling and screaming out by the bus stop on the 800 block of Washington Boulevard.
Monday, October 21:
At 7:03 a.m., caller reported a vehicle blocking gas pumps on the 1000 block of U.S. Highway 101.
At 7:29 a.m., caller reported a subject at her house causing a disturbance and swinging a machete at people on the 700 block of Washington Boulevard.
At 7:43 a.m., caller reported a subject yelling at people who were trying to use the ATM machine on the 800 block of 3rd Street.
At 8:00 a.m., caller reported a female walking by Price Mall Fountain yelling.
At 8:08 a.m., caller reported finding a knife at the park on the 600 block of 5th Street.
At 8:35 a.m., caller reported her apartment on the 1300 block of Washington Boulevard was broken into.
At 9:06 a.m., caller reported seeing a female carrying a machete walking on the corner of Inyo Street and Small Avenue.
At 9:35 a.m., caller reported her niece’s phone was stolen from school on the 900 block of G Street.
At 9:38 a.m., caller reported a strange buzzing sound coming from the walls on the 200 block of Redwood Road.
At 9:42 a.m., caller reported a friend of hers made a post on Facebook saying she was going to kill herself if she could not find a place to live.
At 10:06 a.m., caller requested a welfare check on a friend on the 1000 block of Condor Street that he had not been able to make contact with in a couple weeks.
At 10:23 a.m., caller requested a welfare check on a subject that he believed was sleeping but had not moved from the 1000 block of U.S. Highway 101.
At 10:54 a.m., caller reported a possibly intoxicated driver on the 300 block of U.S. Highway 101.
At 11:08 a.m., caller reported a male subject fighting him on the 300 block of M Street.
At 11:20 a.m., caller reported a subject had been recording her children when they were playing outside on the 500 block of Amador Street.
At 11:46 a.m., caller reported someone had cut her husband’s fuel lines on this truck on the 100 block of Barker Street.