Petaluma Crime

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  • Berkeley man suspected of peeping on Petaluma hotel ...

    5 hrs ago | via Contra Costa Times 

    A 30-year-old Berkeley man is suspected of using electronic equipment to peep on a hotel guest from underneath the door, police said. Police on Tuesday arrested Javier Martinez on suspicion of unlawful peeping.

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  • US man stabbed in eye with drumstick was hit by car ...

    Tuesday Dec 4 | via Manawatu Evening Standard 

    A man who was stabbed in the eye with a drumstick was released from the hospital only to be struck by a car, leading him right back to a trauma centre in Petaluma, California at the weekend, officials say. William McCullough, 68, was hospitalised for a week after a transient reportedly attacked him in a bank parking lot on November 24. "Our suspect was on top of him and holding the drumstick in his eye, pushing down," said Tim Lyons, a spokesman for the Petaluma police.

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  • Monterey Co. Man Arrested After Attacking Bar Patron...

    Sunday Dec 2 | via SFGate 

    A Monterey County man was arrested in Petaluma on Saturday night after allegedly starting a fight at a bar and nearly biting off a man's finger during the fracas, according to police. The suspect, 34-year-old Daniel Yurkovich of Pacific Grove, was arrested on suspicion of mayhem at McNear's Saloon at 23 Petaluma Boulevard North, Petaluma police said.

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  • Man Nearly Bites Victim's Finger Off at Petaluma Nig...

    Sunday Dec 2 | via NBC Bay Area 

    Police arrested a 34-year-old man who nearly bit off another man's finger at a nightclub in Petaluma late Saturday night, according to the Petaluma Police Department. Daniel Yurkovich of Pacific Grove was taken into custody without incident at McNear's Saloon & Dining House and later booked into the Sonoma County Jail "for the crime of mayhem," according to police.

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  • Petaluma man beaten unconscious, suspect arrested

    Saturday Dec 1 | via SFGate 

    A man was hospitalized early Saturday morning after he was repeatedly punched in the face, and his suspected assailant was later arrested, police said. A man was hospitalized early Saturday morning after he was repeatedly punched in the face, and his suspected assailant was later arrested, police said.

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  • Man arrested for trying to seduce minor

    Saturday Nov 24 | via San Mateo Daily Journal 

    A 34-year-old teacher from Petaluma was arrested Saturday morning in San Mateo on several felony charges relating to trying to meet and seduce a minor, according to Burlingame police detectives, who made the arrest. At approximately 9:45 a.m., Burlingame police detectives arrested Scott Eugene Dietlin on charges of sending harmful matter with the intent to seduce a minor, attempting to contact a minor with intent to commit a sexual offense and arranging to meet with a minor with intent to commit a sexual offense, according to a police press release.

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  • Petaluma police investigate woman's kidnapping

    Tuesday Nov 20 | via SFBay 

    Petaluma police are investigating an alleged kidnapping of a 25-year-old woman by a stranger earlier this month, police said Monday. The victim who attended an event at the Mystic Theater & Music Hall in downtown Petaluma on Nov. 9 had been drinking alcohol, became lost and called a friend for help around 10:20 p.m., police said.

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  • Police Investigate Kidnapping Of Woman By Stranger

    Monday Nov 19 | via SFGate 

    Petaluma police are investigating an alleged kidnapping of a 25-year-old woman by a stranger earlier this month, police said today. The victim who attended an event at the Mystic Theater & Music Hall in downtown Petaluma on Nov. 9 had been drinking alcohol, became lost and called a friend for help around 10:20 p.m., police said.

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  • Parolee Arrested For Assault On Officer After Distur...

    Friday Nov 16 | via SFGate 

    Petaluma police arrested a parolee on suspicion of assaulting a police officer after a disruption at a residence Thursday evening. Police responded around 5:15 p.m. to reports about 10 to 12 people outside a residence in the 100 block of East Court who were yelling for the residents to come outside.

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  • Man Arrested In Connection With Assault

    Nov 10, 2018 | via SFGate 

    Police on Wednesday arrested a man in connection with an assault on the Lynch Creek Trail. Todd Naus, 34, of Petaluma, was arrested on suspicion of battery, according to the Petaluma Police Department.

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  • Petaluma police use Taser to arrest man for vandalism

    Nov 4, 2018 | via SFGate 

    Police used a taser on a Petaluma man who was resisting arrest Saturday, after being wanted for allegedly vandalizing a neighbor's car. Police used a taser on a Petaluma man who was resisting arrest Saturday, after being wanted for allegedly vandalizing a neighbor's car.

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  • Teenager Arrested On Suspicion Of Three Thefts

    Oct 20, 2018 | via SFGate 

    A Petaluma teenager was arrested on suspicion of burglary and possession of stolen property in three thefts that occurred between early June and last week in Petaluma, police said this morning. The 17-year-old, whose name is not being released because of his age, was arrested and booked at the Los Gullicos Juvenile Detection Facility after the third offense Tuesday, police said.

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  • Man Arrested In Stabbing

    Oct 13, 2018 | via SFGate 

    A 25-year-old Petaluma man was arrested in connection with a stabbing reported early this morning, police said. About 1:50 a.m., officers responded to reports of a stabbing in the area of B and Fourth streets and found the victim with multiple wounds to his torso, according to police.

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