Police log: 'Please take my father's gun'
HERE’S A look at some of the significant
calls logged by the Carmel-by-the-Sea Police Department and the
Monterey County Sheriff’s Office last week. This week’s log was
compiled by Mary Schley.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13
Carmel-by-the-Sea: A citizen reported a barking dog at a
neighbor’s residence on Third Avenue. Upon arrival, no barking
could be heard until waiting in the area. After approximately 10
minutes, the dog started continuously barking. The owner was not
at home and was contacted via telephone. The dog owner returned
home and secured the dog inside the house. A bark device will be
purchased in the next couple of days.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Officer was advised by a citizen of an
aggressive dog problem. Officer responded and spoke with the dog
owner. Followup made with a related call. Information obtained
from resident and dog owner, and warning discussed with the dog
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Person came into the station to report the
loss of a wallet containing driver’s license, credit cards and
Social Security Card. The report is being taken in the event the
items are turned over to the police department for safekeeping.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: CPD units were dispatched because of a
subject refusing to leave a business on San Carlos Street. On
arrival, the subject was involved in a verbal dispute with the
business owner inside the business. The owner requested the
subject leave and only return when sober. The subject was
escorted out of the business without further incident and was
found to be able to care for himself. He was warned not to
return until sober.
Carmel area: Man reported that unknown persons vandalized his
vehicle by shattering the rear driver’s side window. There is no
indication of the vehicle being entered.
Carmel Valley: A Carmel Valley resident reported being involved
in an altercation with her spouse and requested the incident be
documented. Deputies contacted reporting party who advised the
incident had only been verbal.
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Small piece of jewelry found in the roadway
on 12th Avenue.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Victim of malicious mischief to a vehicle,
which was parked near a Torres Street residence, and both
parking lamp lens covers were broken.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: A citizen reported a subject on Second
Avenue conducting work without a state license issued.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Lobos Street resident reported his window to
his residence, which is located on the east side (double-pane
window), had been broken via unknown means. Information only.
Pacific Grove: On Wednesday at approximately 1230 hours, an
officer was dispatched to a report of a female transient with a
large black dog sleeping in the post office at night. Based on
the description, officers knew the transient’s identification
based on recent contact with her. Today, the person requested
she leave the post office and not stay there any longer. She did
leave the post office but left a backpack and blanket inside the
lobby area. Officer collected the backpack and blanket, and
lodged them at the P.D. for safekeeping pending return to owner.
Officer advised that the transient would be given a trespass
admonishment to discourage future trespassing at the post
office. Information only.
Pacific Grove: Report of possible child physical abuse.
Pacific Grove: Victim reported a piece of artwork was stolen
from within her office on Central Avenue while she was away.
Pacific Grove: Graffiti on the backstop of a baseball field.
Big Sur: Woman reported that her sister was overdue from a
camping trip in the Big Sur area.
Pebble Beach: Person reported finding a door open at a
residence on 17 Mile Drive. The residence was checked and
nothing suspicious located.
Carmel area: Woman reported her vehicle was broken into via
window smash on Nov. 12 while it was parked at Point Lobos. This
occurred between 1530 and 1720 hours. Taken was a purse and
contents. No suspects.
Carmel area: Woman reported her vehicle was broken into via
window smash on Oct. 25, while parked at Point Lobos. This
occurred between 1740 hours and 1850 hours. Taken was a tote bag
and contents. No suspects.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Money found on pathway near beach on Scenic
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Vehicle towed from Fourth Avenue.
Pacific Grove: Victim reported someone broke into a Central
Avenue business and stole property. Possible suspect
information. Victim will provide itemized list of stolen
property at a later time.
Pacific Grove: Esplanade resident reported ex-wife took stored
property from in-law’s residence in Montana while deployed.
Pacific Grove: Grand Avenue business reported a folding store
sign had been stolen from the sidewalk.
Pacific Grove: Lobos resident reported her ex-boyfriend was
found sleeping on the ground outside her door, and her bedroom
window had been broken from outside. Male left the scene before
police arrived. Female had to leave scene for doctor’s
appointment. Will go to station to provide followup interview.
Pacific Grove: Child molestation reported on David Avenue.
Pebble Beach: An El Bosque Lane resident was found to be a
gravely disabled adult and unable to care for herself.
Carmel Valley: Subject was contacted on Esquiline after his
wife reported he may be suicidal. Subject did not meet the
criteria for 5150 W&I. Case closed.
Carmel Valley: Subject was located on Village Lane safe and
unharmed shortly after being reported as a missing person by his
caretaker. Case closed.
Carmel Valley: Del Mesa Carmel resident reported a cast iron
statue was removed from her front yard. No suspects.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16
Pacific Grove: Vehicle window smash and theft of binoculars on
Big Sur: Unknown persons burglarized a vehicle and stole a
woman’s purse while the vehicle was parked on Highway 1 at
Garrapata Beach. The purse contained several credit cards and
the victim’s Pennsylvania driver’s license.
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Vehicle towed from San Carlos Street .
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Hit-and-run on Junipero Street.
Pacific Grove: Del Monte Boulevard resident reported someone
used her ATM card information at a store in San Francisco. She
will forward evidence of fraudulent charge. Waiting for store
loss prevention to provide video footage of suspect.
Pacific Grove: Pine Avenue resident reported her neighbor was
making a loud and unreasonable banging noise on a shared wall of
apartment. When police responded, the other apartment was quiet.
Pacific Grove: Pine Avenue residents found bedroom window
shattered when they returned home. No suspects.
Pacific Grove: Husband and wife involved in a verbal dispute at
a 17th Street residence. Nothing further.
SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Sometime overnight, someone smashed the rear
passenger window of a vehicle and took a cooler from the back
seat. No suspect information at this time.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Vehicle towed from Dolores Street.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Woman reported losing her iPhone while
walking in the area of Scenic and Ninth. The woman gave a brief
description of the phone. She was advised to contact the
department in the event she found her cell phone. She was also
advised an officer would contact her in the event her phone was
turned in to this department.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Cell phone found outside a business on
Lincoln in the commercial district turned over for safekeeping.
Phone returned to owner at 2115 hours.
Pacific Grove: Victim reported being battered by her
14-year-old juvenile daughter. Daughter is struggling with
psychological conditions. Daughter was taken to hospital for a
72-hour mental health and evaluation hold.
Pacific Grove: Woman requested a revolver, bullets and a knife
be taken by the police department for safekeeping. Items belong
to her 97-year-old father (currently hospitalized), whom the
woman believes is not in a mental condition to possess them. She
currently has power of attorney over her father. Items were
taken for safekeeping and booked into evidence.
Pacific Grove: Woman reported hearing the sound of glass
breaking inside her 19th Street residence. Resident found a
broken front window to the residence. No suspect information.
Pacific Grove: Located a Phillips head screwdriver in a
property bin at the police station during booking and jail
check. Screwdriver placed in evidence for safekeeping.
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Mission Street resident reported that
someone rummaged through the interior of his vehicle over the
weekend. The resident relayed someone opened his glove box and
his tape measure was moved. The subject stated his doors were
unlocked but nothing was taken. The resident stated he parked
his vehicle in front of his residence on Saturday afternoon and
noted his driver’s-side door was ajar and glove box were open
this morning. The resident secured the vehicle and did not wish
to file a report but did want police to know about it.
Information only at this time.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: A local business on Lincoln Street reported
an attempt to purchase merchandise by use of fraudulent ID and a
counterfeit credit card.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Monterey Fire and Carmel Police units
responded to a possible structure fire at a local business on
San Antonio Avenue.
Pacific Grove: Report of vandalism on Spazier. Small hole in
street-level window, possibly from BB gun.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: A marked police vehicle was involved in a
non-injury on-duty emergency vehicle collision into a fixed
object on Fourth Avenue as the driver was backing. Moderate
damage to vehicle and nothing notable to city property.
Pacific Grove: Report of fraudulent charges on a debit card on
Funston Avenue. Investigation ongoing.
Pacific Grove: Report of fraudulent use of debit card on
Ransford. No suspect information.
Pacific Grove: Victim on 11th Street reported being threatened
by an unknown female via telephone.
Pacific Grove: Victim on Lighthouse reported fraudulent use of
his debit card.
Carmel Valley: A mother and another student caused a scene upon
arriving at school on Schulte Road.