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Sonoma police: Teen melee in Casa Grande parking lot

At 9:35 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 28, officers were sent out on a report of a fight in the Casa Grande parking lot involving as many as 30 youths. A 15-year-old girl told the officers that two 17-year-old girls stole her purse and iPhone. The officers found the two suspected thieves but didn’t find the purse or the iPhone. They tried to track the phone, but it had apparently been turned off. The 17-year-olds were cited and released to their parents.

In other incidents reported recently to Valley law enforcement:

Saturday, Sept. 25:

11:03 a.m. – A deputy patrolling in the area of Boyes Boulevard and Highway 12 saw a motorist he recognized – and knew the motorist had some outstanding warrants. As the deputy pulled the vehicle over in the 19000 block of Railroad Avenue, he was notified that the vehicle in question, a 2003 Toyota Corolla, had been reported stolen. The deputy arrested Lizbet Ruiz-Mondragon, 21, of Santa Rosa, on charges of felony theft of a motor vehicle, felony possession of a stolen vehicle, a felony warrant and the misdemeanor bench warrants.

Sunday, Sept. 26:

8:29 a.m. – A resident in the 1100 block of Warm Springs Road reported that sometime during the night, an unknown person or persons removed a screen and entered the residence. The suspect(s) left the residence and left the front door open. No items were reported, as stolen. Deputies have no suspect information.

Monday, Sept. 27:

1:02 p.m. – A business owner in the 200 block of First Street East reported that an unknown subject forged and wrote two fraudulent business checks totaling $13,010. The victim noticed that their bank account had been emptied. The checks in question were not consistent with the numbers in the checkbook and no checks were missing. Both the bank and the Sheriff’s Office is investigation.

Friday, Oct. 1:

6:59 a.m. – A resident in the 200 block of Bettencourt reported that the tires on two vehicles that were parked in front of the residence were slashed sometime overnight. Four tires on a Toyota and three tires on a Dodge were slashed. The victim estimated the cost to replace the seven tires was $2,600.

7:48 a.m. – A resident in the 18000 block of Railroad Avenue reported that an unknown person slashed four tires on the victim’s truck and also keyed the truck causing an estimated $2,000 damage. There’s no suspect information.

10:27 a.m. – A resident in the 100 block of West Agua Caliente Road reported that an unknown person slashed four tires on the victim’s car, causing an estimated $1,200 in damage.

8:15 p.m. – Deputies responded to a disturbance at a residence in the 17000 block of Johnson Avenue. The suspect, a female, was reportedly intoxicated and was damaging property. She was arrested on charges of public intoxication.

Sunday, Oct. 3:

10:28 a.m. – A resident in the 19000 block of Seventh Street East reported that an unknown person or persons slashed the four tires on the victim’s SUV. The cost to replace the tires was estimated to be $1,200.

Tuesday, Oct. 5:

6:30 p.m. – Deputies responded to a domestic violence incident in the 15000 block of Arnold Drive in Glen Ellen. The suspect reportedly broke a window during the incident and was arrested and booked into the Sonoma County Jail.

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