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Police: ghost gun discovered after traffic stop

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KRON) — Police discovered a ghost gun after a traffic stop on Saturday night, according to a statement from Santa Rosa Police Department. Just after 7 p.m. on Saturday, SRPD’s Special Enforcement Team (SET) officers pulled a driver over for a vehicle code violation. The stop occurred near the intersection of Todd […]

South Park Day & Night Festival honors Vince Harper

South Park neighborhood residents gathered at the South Park Day & Night Festival in Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park Saturday to connect with community resources, eat food and honor local legend Vince Harper. Neighbors moved along with a dance exercise class, nibbled food from local vendors and visited various...
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Man arrested for assault with deadly weapon

PETALUMA, Calif. (KRON) — A man was arrested for assault with deadly weapon, violation of probation, and fleeing police on several occasions, according to the Petaluma Police Department. On Thursday at around 12:28 p.m., Smart Code Compliance officers reported to PPD of a male who attempted to assault them when they tried to remove him […]

2022 Wheels and Wings Car Show

The 2022 Wheels and Wings Car Show at the Pacific Coast Air Museum located at the Santa Rosa Airport had close to 200 cars on display. Vintage cars, Hot Rods, Customs and modern muscle cars were displayed around the museums 35 airplanes. The car show is a major fundraiser for the museums work. These pictures are a small sampling of the event.

Outdoor events in Sonoma County, Sept. 25 - Oct. 4

Santa Rosa: Come out for a guided hike, led in Spanish, for the whole family. The 2- to 3-mile walk will incorporate nature and cultural themes and finish with a picnic lunch together. Registration required. Parking is $7 or free with a Sonoma County Regional Parks membership. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Meet at Kawana Terrace entrance parking lot. For more information, email Zaira Sierra at Taylor Mountain Regional Park and Preserve, 2080 Kawana Terrace. Register at

Multi-State Drug Traffickers From Santa Rosa Arrested

Three men from Santa Rosa are facing federal charges on suspicion of shipping illegal drugs across state lines. One of them is an aspiring rapper, accused of alluding to the illegal activity in a music video posted on YouTube. Prosecutors say, in a span of two years, they sent meth and counterfeit fentanyl-laced Oxycodone to 15 states. At one point, they allegedly tried to ship narcotics from a UPS store in Sebastopol. All three suspects were arrested and arraigned on the charges earlier this month.

Grape harvest? Time for another Vintage Festival

Join the Sonoma Valley Vintners & Growers Alliance and Foundation in celebration of Sonoma Valley’s 198th annual wine grape harvest at the 2022 Valley of the Moon Vintage Festival’s Saturday daytime festival on the Sonoma Plaza. The day will begin with an official kickoff ceremony and the Sonoma...

Vegetation fire burns 15 acres in Petaluma along Old Adobe Road

PETALUMA -- Firefighters knocked down a vegetation fire in Petaluma Friday afternoon.Cal Fire's Sonoma-Lake-Napa unit said the fire burned about 15 acres near the 1600 block of Old Adobe Road near Corona Road east of U.S. Highway 101.The fire was originally reported at 4:46 p.m. and Cal Fire said forward progress was stopped as of 4:55 p.m. Crews are working on strengthening containment lines and putting out hot spots.No injuries were reported. People were being urged to avoid the area.

Man With Prior Felony Conviction Reportedly Caught With Several Illegally Possessed Firearms

Above: Weapons seized during the search | Santa Rosa PD. A Santa Rosa man with a previous felony conviction has been arrested for the alleged unlawful possession of firearms. On the afternoon of September 1, Santa Rosa PD’s Special Enforcement Team and SWAT officers served a search warrant on the 900 block of Renee Court related to an investigation into possible illegally possessed firearms.

Police investigate antisemitic flyers left on east Santa Rosa residents’ driveways

Plastic bags filled with antisemitic flyers were found Friday morning on driveways in east Santa Rosa prompting neighborhood concern and a police investigation. The bags were thrown at dozens of houses “with no rhyme or reason,” Santa Rosa police Sgt. Christopher Mahurin said. They focused on members of U.S. Congress and President Joe Biden’s administration who are Jewish, or perceived to be Jewish, according to photos of the flyers.

Santa Rosa men indicted for allegedly shipping kilos of fentanyl-oxy pills to the South

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (BCN) — Three Santa Rosa men were arrested Wednesday and charged with conspiring to ship fentanyl-laced Oxycodone to cities in Tennessee, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Nashville announced. Matthew Cox, 26, Marcus Johnson, 24, and Ricardo Molinero-Alcarez, 27, were arraigned in federal court in the Northern District of California for conspiring to […]

Santa Rosa Fatal Accident Involves Trucker in the Roadway

Fatal Accident on Todd Road Kills Out-of-State Truck Driver. A fatal accident killed a truck driver in Santa Rosa on September 19 after he exited his semi and was in the roadway when he was struck by a dump truck and pickup. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office identified the deceased as a 59-year-old man from Keller, Texas. The accident happened on Todd Road, close to Moorland Avenue, near Highway 101, at around 5:45 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).

Update: Arrest made in vegetation fire at Petaluma's Steamer Landing Park

PETALUMA – Police in Petaluma announced an arrest Friday in connection with a vegetation fire that broke out in the city's Steamer Landing Park on Wednesday.First responders were called to the park around 2:20 p.m. Firefighters were able to quickly control the blaze, which burned about two acres.No structures were damaged in the fire. There were no reports of injuries.While fire crews were on the scene, police said they detained a man reportedly leaving the area where the fire started. A witness also positively identified the suspect.The suspect, identified as 50-year-old Gary Dobshinsky, was arrested. He was booked into the Sonoma County Jail on suspicion of unlawfully causing a fire, possession of drug paraphernalia and on an outstanding felony warrant.Police said Dobshinsky was a transient and on post release community supervision at the time of his arrest. According to jail records, he is scheduled to appear in court on Monday.Firefighters said Wednesday's blaze was a reminder that fire season is not over and vegetation remains dry despite recent rainfall.Anyone who may observe suspicious activity in the park is asked to call police at 707-778-4326.