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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:

Wednesday, May 6:

At 12:14 a.m., a resident in the 400 block of Meridian Street reported that two known female subjects broke into her home and assaulted her.

At 3:46 a.m., a resident in the 100 block of Kerby Street reported chasing off a male subject who was prowling around his neighbor’s backyard.

At 9:55 a.m., a resident in the 1900 block of Morehead Road in Smith River reported at subject hit her father in the head with a baseball bat, is making suicidal statements, is hitting his head against the front door and is trying to kick it in.

At 2:53 p.m., a resident in the 900 block of Pacific Avenue reported a neighbor was in his own garage but was fully nude and visible to people driving by.

At 3:04 p.m., a request for removal of a subject yelling and screaming on the side of a building in the 500 block of U.S. Highway 101.

At 5:23 p.m., a resident in the 100 block of Mobile Lane reported a subject was on their neighbor’s property harassing them with a bird whistle.

At 6:33 p.m., a report of a subject attacking another subject with a machete in the 88800 block of Howe Drive.

At 8:39 p.m., a report of a trailer and tree on fire.

At 9:17 p.m., a report of subjects having a party, setting off fireworks and were hooting and hollering in the Railroad and Cummings streets area.

Thursday, May 7:

At 4:31 a.m., a report of assault in the 700 block of Washington Boulevard.

At 9:43 a.m., a subject in the 1600 block of Jefferson Avenue reported witnessing a drug transaction at the location.

At 10:28 a.m., a vehicle in the 1000 block of Blackwell was reported broken into and a briefcase, documents, Taser and knife were stolen.

At 11:23 a.m., a report of several hooks stolen off cranes belonging to harbor businesses in the 100 block of Citizens Dock Road.

At 12:04 p.m., a report of a tree fallen down over power lines in the 18100 block of U.S. Highway near Klamath.

At 1:03 p.m., a report of a controlled brush fire that got out of control in the 100 block of Rancho near Gasquet.

At 3:50 p.m., a report of a subject that stole several items from a store in the 900 block of Washington Boulevard and ran out a side door towards the fairgrounds.

At 4 p.m., a resident in the 100 block of Mobile Lane reported a subject was on their neighbor’s property harassing them with a bird whistle.

At 5:22 p.m., reports received of a subject who appears to be dancing and fighting with an invisible person at 5th and L streets.

At 6:02 p.m., a resident in the 1000 block of Blackwell reported his truck was broken into but nothing stolen.

At 9:08 p.m., a request for the removal of a subject sleeping in the doorway in the 100 block of I Street.

At 10:42 p.m., a resident in the 2500 block of Roy Avenue reported her husband went to Walmart and has not returned.

Friday, May 8:

At 2:05 a.m., a resident in the 1600 block of Monroe Avenue reported a male subject was attempting to disconnect the power to his trailer.

At 4:38 a.m., a report of a motor vehicle that struck a tree with unknown injuries in the Joseph Lane and Elk Creek Road.

At 5:03 a.m., a report of a single vehicle accident with unknown injuries in the area of Orick and Klamath.

At 5:56 a.m., a box fire reported in the 800 block of U.S. Highway 101.

At 9:23 a.m., a resident in the 2400 block of Cushing Street reported her husband stole her wedding ring and is trying to sell it for drug money.

At 12:30 p.m., a report from the 1000 block of Rowdy Creek in Smith River of an abandoned vehicle that is being stripped with its windows shot out.

At 2:39 p.m., a resident in the 100 block of Walton Street reported catching a subject breaking into a room on the property and is currently detained.

At 3:35 p.m., a resident in the 100 block of Silverside Circle reported catching a known subject trying to break into his cousin’s vehicle.

At 5:37 p.m., an employee at a store in the 700 block of L Street reported there was a disruptive customer who would not leave.

At 8:23 p.m., a resident in the 800 block of Butte Street reported someone tried to break into his shed.

Saturday, May 9:

At 7:09 a.m., a report of two subjects attempting to extinguish a brush fire on the hill leading down to the beach in the 9th and Pebble Beach area.

At 8:26 a.m., an employee of a store in the 400 block of M Street reported a youth stole a bottle of liquor.

At 9:55 a.m., the Coast Guard requested assistance with a vessel with engine problems outside the Whistle Buoy.

At 12:03 p.m., a resident in the 12700 block of South Indian Road reported she could hear her daughter, who lives in Redding, crying underneath the house.

At 1:38 p.m., a report of a fuel line cut and gas stolen from Klamath Fire in the 100 block of Redwood Drive, in Klamath.

At 3:19 p.m., a resident in the 1000 block of Serenity Lane reported their shed was fully engulfed in flames and the fire was spreading to the redwood trees.

At 7:57 p.m., a report of a loud boom heard in the 400 block area of Cooke and Parkway Drive.

At 8:52 p.m., a resident in the 1400 block of Breen Street reported hearing two loud booms in the area.

Sunday, May 10:

At 12:50 a.m., a resident in the 1100 block of Oregon Street reported returning home to find the lock broken on his sliding glass door.

At 8:33 a.m., a subject reported finding a wallet in the 500 block of U.S. Highway 101.

At 12:27 p.m., a subject reported he was rear ended in a parking lot in the 1200 block of 9th Street.

At 4:20 p.m., a resident in the 300 block of Olive Street reported her daughter’s bike was stolen.

At 5:33 p.m., someone reported spotting a subject crawling under a business in the 300 block of U.S. Highway 101.

At 6:36 p.m., a resident in the 6800 block of U.S. Highway 101 in Smith River reported her neighbors were shooting off guns toward her property.

At 7:23 p.m., a subject reported that sometime today, someone broke into his truck in the 300 block of U.S. Highway 101.

At 8:36 p.m., a resident in the 2400 block of Dodane Avenue reported her brother broke into her home.

Monday, May 11:

At 1:08 a.m., a resident in the 300 block of 8th Street reported her neighbor was assaulted by a transient male.

At 2:58 a.m., a resident in the 300 block of 8th Street reported his neighbor was throwing things at his other neighbor’s house.

At 8:48 a.m., a report of a sagging powerline at 4th and F streets.

At 10:11 a.m., a welfare request by motel staff in the 600 block of U.S. Highway 101 on a female subject who was displaced by a fire and staying at the motel but isn’t letting staff clean the room and staff is concerned she isn’t keeping up on hygiene.

At 10:54 a.m., a business owner in the 300 block of Washington Avenue reported someone broke into the maintenance yard over the weekend.

At 12:32 p.m., a report of a tree branch across a power line in the Lake Earl, Audrey area.

At 1:34 p.m., a female subject reported in the 500 block of Washington Boulevard reported that someone was stalking her.

At 2:33 p.m., a resident in the 2400 block of Howland Road reported that her brother’s girlfriend was threatening her via text message.

At 3:41 p.m., a report of a skateboarder who fell and hit their head in the Pebble Beach, Hemlock area.

At 4:50 p.m., reports of a child walking around with no clothes on and looking confused in the Blackwell/Northcrest area.

At 6:36 p.m., staff in the 900 block of Washington Boulevard reported having an incident with a female subject earlier in the day and upon checking security camera footage, discovered she’d stolen several items.

At 6:50 p.m., a request received to remove a male subject sleeping in the doorway of a business in the 1200 block of Front Street.

At 6:51 p.m., reports of lewd graffiti in the restrooms in the 1000 block of Play Street.

At 9:26 p.m., a resident in the 12700 block of South Indian Road in Smith River reported she could hear someone screaming for help underneath her house and wanted someone to come check it out.

At 9:43 p.m., a resident in the 1000 block of Pacific Avenue reported someone stole her bike several hours ago.

At 10:02 p.m., a resident in the 700 block of Lynch Lane reported his girlfriend’s son threatened to stab him.

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