Police log: Drop the towels and
put your hands up
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, FEBRUARY 12
Carmel-by-the-Sea: A dog was found wandering in the commercial
district on Monte Verde Street AND turned over to CPD for
safekeeping. Owner located; dog returned to owner.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Subject reported loss of digital camera in
case while visiting Carmel Beach on Feb. 10.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Person reported sometime between Feb. 8 and
today’s date, unknown person(s) stole their business sign on San
Carlos Street. No suspect information at this time.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: A hotel owner on Mission Street requested
assistance with a guest who was refusing to check out of the
hotel on time. Contacted the guest, who was staying at the hotel
due to issues she was having at her residence. Information
assistance provided to the guest regarding her civil problems.
Stood by while she vacated the hotel.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Report of a burglary to a parked vehicle on
Eighth Avenue. Stolen was a women’s purse and contents.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Cat in poor health on Ocean Avenue.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Subject contacted on Ocean Avenue for
driving without a license.
Pacific Grove: Officer was dispatched to a local business for
investigation of a burglary. Woman said she went into the
restroom located at the rear of the business and found human
feces on the floor. Unknown person went into the restroom
without her permission. The restroom door was not secured.
Pacific Grove: Woman returned to her 17th Street residence to
find her door unlocked. She was unable to determine if any items
were taken. She reported this happened in the past and property
was taken from the residence. Woman believed the person entering
her residence was the landlord’s son. She was advised to fix her
locks at the residence and contact the police department if any
items were in fact taken or any suspicious activity is
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 13
Carmel-by-the-Sea: A 33-year-old male was contacted in the
downtown business district on Junipero and found to have
outstanding warrants for his arrest. Subject arrested and
transported to county jail.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: A citizen reported a burglary to the
residence on Lobos.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Person reported finding a small dog running
loose on Dolores in the area of Lower Stevenson School.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Person reported a DUI driver. Driver was
stopped in the roadway on Junipero at 2005 hours. Driver, a
50-year-old female was arrested for DUI.
Pacific Grove: Officer was monitoring traffic on 17 Mile Drive
when an unknown vehicle failed to stop at the stop sign. Driver
was stopped. It was discovered she did not have a driver’s
license. Driver was arrested for driving without a driver’s
license. She was transported to PGPD, where she was cited and
released with a court date.
Pacific Grove: Officer was dispatched to a vehicle accident on
Ocean View Boulevard. The accident involved a motorcycle vs. a
pickup truck. While en route, dispatch advised the motorcyclist
was not recovering from falling from his motorcycle and possibly
Pacific Grove: Somebody entered the laundry room on Pine and
removed some of a female’s clothes from washing machine. No
Carmel area: Deputies were contacted by a citizen flag down for
a 26-year-old female bipolar subject in the Carmel area. Subject
was last seen at Carmel High School. Deputies located the
subject down a hillside from Highway 1 near Carmel Valley Road.
Subject was transported to CHOMP.
Pebble Beach: Welfare check on a possible suicidal subject in
Pebble Beach: Female reported her vehicle and residence were
Carmel Valley: Man reported his personal tax information may
have been compromised.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: A citizen reported suspicious circumstances
in a residential area of Carmel on Eighth Avenue.
Pacific Grove: Officers responded to an apartment fire on
Arkwright. Person reported seeing smoke and hearing a woman
screaming for help. MFD breached the door and assisted the
tenant out. Tenant was transported to CHOMP by AMR.
Pacific Grove: Officer was dispatched to a burglary on Lobos.
Resident advised she went into her storage area and noticed
several pieces of clothing missing. After speaking with her, she
discovered who took her items. Resident wanted the female
arrested. Female was arrested for burglary.
Pacific Grove: Officer was dispatched to a vehicle accident on
Central Avenue. Upon arrival, the driver was found to possibly
be under the influence of prescription medication. She was
transported to the hospital. When the officer arrived at the
hospital, the 49-year-old suspect still had slurred speech and
was not very coherent. Blood test was administered.
Pacific Grove: Woman and her son were in a physical altercation
on Maple Street. No complaint of pain or visible injuries.
Resident requested no arrest. She will be seeking counseling for
her son who has a history of ADHD and depression.
Pacific Grove: Person on Gibson reported a male came to the
door and knocked. He was let in, as an employee thought he was
the husband of another employee. He asked to use phone and
requested a glass of water. Person makes them uneasy, as all the
evening staff are women. Subject contacted on Sinex and advised
to not return.
Carmel Valley: Man learned someone opened an account with his
personal information in 2011.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15
Pacific Grove: Suspect, a 30-year-old male, was contacted on
Gibson and given a trespass admonish. Suspect returned and was
Pacific Grove: Officer was dispatched to the public restrooms
located at Caledonia Park. There was a burnt phone book and
property damage to the toilet paper dispenser. Unknown who
caused the fire.
Pacific Grove: Sunset Drive resident reported her nephew
knocked on her door several times tonight. The suspect was
previously given a no-trespass admonishment, as contacting his
aunt is a violation of suspect’s probation terms. The suspect is
a 30-year-old male.
Pacific Grove: Officer was dispatched to a non-injury accident
on Central. Upon arrival, the driver advised that the sun was in
her eyes, and she did not see the parked vehicle and ended up
Pacific Grove: Dispatched to a theft of a bicycle from a Wood
residence. Victim, a 68-year-old male, advised he came out to go
to work and saw his bike was missing.
Pacific Grove: After 911 call, man arrested for domestic
Pacific Grove: Maple Street resident reported daughter, age 10,
was molested by son, age 15.
Pacific Grove: Report of physical argument between son and
mother on Lighthouse. No desire for prosecution from either
party. Medical refused by both parties involved.
Pacific Grove: Person reported a cat crying at the complex on
Arkwright. Resident advised the cat belonged to the subject
whose apartment caught on fire the previous evening. The owner
of the cat was still in the hospital. The animal was retrieved
by PGPD and placed in a pen at the city yard. Information to be
forwarded to the animal control officer.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16
Carmel-by-the-Sea: A citizen requested a welfare check on an
elderly subject on Carpenter Street.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Subject reported the loss of a cellular
phone while walking in Carmel on Feb. 15.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Report of a loose dog unattended on Scenic
Road. On arrival, the dog owner was found and interviewed. The
dog walked away from the owner while on the beach off leash.
Educational information discussed and a warning given.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: A citizen reported a peace disturbance and
municipal code violation at a business on Mission Street
— wine served on the sidewalk.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Female subject on San Carlos Street
requested documentation of a threat she received via text
Pacific Grove: Officer was dispatched to a burglary of a
vehicle on Sunset Drive. Upon arrival, the victim had her purse
taken, with money and credit cards inside her wallet. Subject
broke the window of the vehicle with an unknown object. Victim’s
purse had been lying on the seat in plain view. Unknown who
committed the burglary.
Pacific Grove: Officer was dispatched to fraud. Woman advised she met a man on a dating website. She became emotionally involved and agreed to buy him a computer. She shipped the computer to his location out of the country in hopes he would pay her back. She was advised this was a civil dispute due to the fact that she was willing to buy the computer.
Pacific Grove: Officer was dispatched to a suspicious person
trespassing at a local business on Fifth Street. Person advised
an unknown female attempted to take some towels from an inn but
was confronted by staff and left right away. Person said the
female is a constant pain and wants her not to come back on
property. Officer attempted to locate the female to admonish her
but was not able to find her. Person was advised to call when
they see her so that she can be admonished properly. No further
Pacific Grove: Lincoln resident reported a dispute that
occurred last night has been ongoing into this morning. Resident
said the landlord altered the locking mechanism on the room, so
the room cannot be locked. Resident is in the process of moving
out and requested advice on how to proceed, as the resident is
concerned belongings will be stolen/damaged by the landlord as
the tenant makes trips to/from the new residence. Recommended
the resident have a friend help move, so there is somebody at
the house while the resident is not. Information only.
Pacific Grove: Officer was dispatched on report of a dead deer
on private property on Ocean View. Man was contacted by
phone,and he advised a small deceased deer was found lying near
the sidewalk in the yard of the above residence. He stated the
property owner was an elderly woman who was incapable of
removing the deer herself. Officer responded to the location,
retrieved the deceased animal and transported it to the city
yard for disposal. Nothing further.
Pacific Grove: Maple Street resident reported she and her
15-year-old son were in an argument, and her son pushed her,
causing her to have pain on her side.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17
Carmel-by-the-Sea: A traffic stop was conducted on Rio Road,
and the driver was found to be on probation with search terms.
The passenger was removed from the vehicle and searched for
officer safety. During the search, a pill bottle was located,
and the subject admitted to being in possession of marijuana.
The subject was cited for the violation and released at the
scene. The marijuana was confiscated and booked, photographed
and placed into evidence.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Report of a non-injury collision on Rio
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Subject reported loss of a leather jacket,
prescription glasses and leather gloves in pockets, while
stopped on a trail in Pebble Beach. Person met a male subject
with a dog who asked for directions. Man stated that he set down
his jacket while playing with the dog for a few minutes. After
the man left with his dog, the man noticed that his jacket was
not where he set it down and thinks that the man with the dog
had picked it up. He was directed to file a report with MCSO due
to the value of the jacket and contents in pockets.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Outside agency assist for a possible battery
that occurred at a residence on Ocean Avenue.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Subject on Lobos reported the loss of a
chain necklace with green gemstone pendant. Items last seen
approximately two months ago. The person was not sure if the
loss occurred in Carmel or at her primary residence.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Subject reported the loss of a cellular
phone while walking in the commercial district.
Pacific Grove: Person reported a suspicious person on David
Avenue. Person stated the suspicious person dyes himself black
and has changed his name three or four times. Person could not
provide any further information.
Pacific Grove: Couple staying at a hotel on Ocean View was
involved in a verbal dispute. Parties separated for the night;
Pacific Grove: Officer responded to a location on Sinex on
report of a medical call. Woman advised she observed her husband
hit his head as he fell to the floor, where he began having a
seizure. She stated prior to the medical event, her husband had
admitted using cocaine. She advised she had flushed the drugs
down the toilet. Subject was transported to the hospital for
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Local contractor reported loss of business
signs from three job-site locations: two in the City of Carmel;
one in the county jurisdiction. Signs were posted properly on
private property. Loss of all three signs have occurred on
different dates in the last 30-day period.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: Santa Fe property owner indicated that there
was illegal pruning/trespassing on his private property which
occurred two months ago. Contact was made with a neighbor who
did not have any information. Property owner was counseled.
Pacific Grove: Report of vandalism to vehicles on Crocker
Avenue. No suspect info.
Carmel-by-the-Sea: An employee at a business on Mission Street
was bitten when a patron’s dog was inadvertently stepped on. The
dog will be placed on a home quarantine.
Pacific Grove: Subject came to the station to turn in
ammunition for destruction. Ammo given to Cmdr. Miller for
Pacific Grove: Forced entry into a church on Eighth Street.
Items stolen. Suspect, a 22-year-old female, was located and
arrested. Another suspect, a 24-year-old male, was also arrested
for violation of restraining order.
Pacific Grove: Somebody entered the victim’s unlocked vehicle
on 10th Street during the night and stole a pair of sunglasses
from the center console. No suspects.