Sonoma Police Reports, June 14 - June 21

Home burglary, a beer run, accidents and 911: A partial list of cases resulting in arrest from the Sonoma Police Department.


Additional information on some of these cases will be added to this article when they become available, as noted.

On Thursday, June 14, at 7:15 pm, contacted a woman from Sonoma  who had made a series of 911 calls to the police station, in excess of 12 over three days from a single address. The caller had been advised not to use the 911 number for non-emergency calls, but continued doing so until an officer contacted the suspect, Denise Cousineau, 60, and cited her for misdemeanor .

On Friday, June 15 at 11:20 am, a juvenile was taken into custody for petty theft. He and another juvenile serving as looking had stolen a new ZipZinger skateboard by Crooked, black with a green snake coiled around it, valued at $150. Surveillance video from the store, , led to the identity of the juveniles. The perpetrator was cited and released to the custody of his parents.

Early on the morning of Saturday, June 16, a call was received saying a 15 year old juvenile male was seen by employees of the attempting to steal two cases of beer. When confronted he tried to fight with the employees, thus raising his crime from misdemeanor petty theft to felony robbery, by attempting to take goods by force or fear.  He was seen getting into a black Chevy sedan and leaving the scene.

Shortly thereafter officers located a black Chevy Malibu parked near the corner of 5th W. and Verano. They contacted the occupants which included the juvenile and two adult males. The officers saw in plain view a case of Budweiser and a case of Tecate on the floorboards, and called the Safeway. A witness arrived and positively identified the suspect, which was confirmed through surveillance video.

The occupants of the vehicle included Fernando Garcia-Coba, 23, and Miguel Hernandez-Villalva, 21, both of Boyes Hot Springs. They were booked and detained for robbery and conspiracy to commit a robbery. Also booked at juvenile hall was the 15-year old; he was found to be on juvenile protection and wearing a GPS monitor at the time of the crime.

Also on Saturday, at about 8 pm, two subjects on the 500 block of 2nd St. W were reported carrying a gun. Responding officers contacted two subjects in the area when they arrived and conducted a pat search for their safety. A BB-handgun was found and the subjects were detained and their vehicle searched. Officers found a 26-inch aluminum at next to the driver's seat, but determined it was not used for baseball by its dented and scratched appearance. They determined it was a billy club, and cited Derrell Laird, 20, of Oakland, for possession of a weapon. The other party was not cited.

On Sunday, June 17 at 11:24 am, a burglary report was entered for the 1900 block of Junipero Serra Dr., between the previous evening and 11 that morning. Unknown suspects entered the residence, taking money and jewelry estimated at $4,000. Photos and latent fingerprints were taken and forwarded to the main county sheriff's office for investigation.

Also on Sunday, at 3:51 in the afternoon a verbal disturbance was reported the resulted in one party being arrested for public intoxication due to his inability to care for himself.

There were no arrests reported on Monday, June 18.

On Tuesday, June 19, drug paraphernalia in a black case, including digital scale and spoon, was found in the 19000 block of Sonoma Highway and turned in for destruction.

At 8:31 pm, there was a traffic accident with minor injury reported on East MacArthur St. Further details are forthcoming Monday.

On Wednesday, June 20, a bicycle was reported stolen from the 800 block of Lasuen St. at 1:35 pm. The bike was described as a girl's mint green one-speed Schwinn Cruiser, stolen from the side of her house by unknown suspects. The suspect said the bike was purchased new a year ago for $369.

On Thursday, June 21, a major injury accident was reported in the 300 block of Napa Rd., at 2:44 pm, when a vehicle drove into a bridge. Further details are forthcoming Monday.

Also on Thursday, about two hours later, a collision between a big rig and a bicyle on 8th St. West was reported to CHP and other first responders. The cyclist was taken to Queen of the Valley in Napa, where he later died.


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