An unknown someone made off with numerous iPads from Becoming Independent sometime over the weekend of Nov. 18-19. The nonprofit, in the 700 block of West Napa Street reported that sometime over that weekend, someone absconded with 17 iPads worth $13,890. Police have the serial numbers of the purloined pads.
In other incidents reported recently to Valley law enforcement:
Saturday, Nov. 4:
10:15 p.m. – While on patrol on Highway 12, a deputy saw a motorist who made a wide turn and was weaving making abrupt corrections. After pulling the motorist over, the deputy also noticed the odor of marijuana in the car. After field sobriety tests and a preliminary alcohol screening that was .09, and .08 and .08 at the police department, the motorist, Yunuen Hernandez, 19, of El Verano was arrested on charges of driving under the influence. He was cited and released.
Sunday, Nov. 5:
1 a.m. – Deputies were sent to the shopping center in the 200 block of West Napa Street for a report of a domestic disturbance. A witness told the deputy that a female motorist was driving around a male on a skateboard who had tried to take her car keys after an argument. Deputies arrested Jaime F. Gilstrap Thomasson, 29, of Petaluma, on charges of felony assault with a deadly weapon not a firearm, a felony probation violation and domestic violence battery. She was transported to jail.
Monday, Nov. 6:
3:19 p.m. – A 15-year-old male student at Sonoma Valley High was cited for sexual battery after he twice inappropriately touched a female student.
10:47 p.m. – A 28-year-old Sonoma man was arrested on charges of felony domestic violence assault with injury after he pushed, kicked and hit his wife multiple times during an argument in the 100 block of MacArthur Street. He claimed she attacked him and he just pushed her away. The deputy didn’t see it that way and the man was transported to jail.
Wednesday, Nov. 8:
10:02 a.m. – A resident in a transitional residence in the 14000 block of Arnold Drive reported that an unknown someone took items from his unlocked room during the October fires. Missing was a Canon 80D camera, a printer, cash and a MacBook Pro computer. The stolen items were valued at $5,900.
Thursday, Nov. 9:
10:29 p.m. – While on patrol in the area around Highway 12 and Thomson Avenue, a deputy saw a subject he knew was on parole hanging around a veterinary office on the highway carrying a gas can. The deputy found a second individual whom he knew from previous contact. The second man appeared to be under the influence and during a search, the deputy turned up a bindle of methamphetamine, a sticky substance that turned out to be 2.25 grams of heroin and a rolled up dollar bill. The man, who is a triplet, originally gave the deputy the name of one of his brother’s. But the man’s fingerprints told otherwise. The deputy arrested Andrew Webber, 33, of the Springs, on charges of felony false personation of another, possession of a controlled substance, possession of a narcotic controlled substance, under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. He was given a chauffeured ride to the county jail.
Friday, Nov. 10: