The mother of a Sebastopol teen is grieving after her son’s body was found in Peru, where police say a shaman confessed to burying the 18-year-old after he ate an hallucinogenic plant.
A large wild cat was spotted in the Sebastopol area Saturday afternoon, the second such sighting in the past couple of days, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office.
A growing number of California’s dairy farmers are going bankrupt, as they get caught between rising feed costs and milk prices set by the government. On Tuesday, the state rejected a request by dairy farmers to raise prices on milk.
The California Highway Patrol arrested a Rohnert Park man for driving under the influence Monday afternoon after he allegedly struck a pedestrian on state Highway 116 southeast of Sebastopol.
A Sebastapol man has been arrested after Sonoma County Sheriff’s dropped by his hose to inquire about a sign advertising “marijuana sale $2130 lb.” and listing the man’s address, according to a report in the Santa Rosa Press Democrat.
Four Sonoma County residents were arrested today on suspicion of possession or distribution of child pornography during a sting operation by 58 law enforcement officers from 11 agencies, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office said.
A Sebastopol police officer fatally shot an armed suspect Thursday morning, Santa Rosa police said.
A few weeks ago, CBS 5 reported on a woman who avoided paying rent for years. She had numerous court judgments against her, and owes more than $100,000 to landlords, some in the Bay Area.
The consequence of not paying rent often means losing the apartment. But one woman is accused of using her expertise to evade paying rent for years.
DNA taken from a pair of shoes left at a burglarized home in Sebastopol in June led to the arrest of a San Francisco man on Tuesday, a Sonoma County sheriff’s sergeant said.