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2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: diaper theft, road rage, transient mob

Latest Citrus Heights police logs include reports of a man stealing diapers from Dollar General on Auburn Boulevard, an arrest made at a youth services center, road rage on Greenback Lane, and a mob of 30 transients reportedly camping at Rusch Park.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins, from July 6 through July 12, 2017:

July 12, 2017: Total of 55 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 22 disturbance-related, 8 homeless-related, 4 burglaries, 4 petty thefts, 1 assault report, and 7 collisions.

5:41 a.m., Verbal disturbance, Kanai Avenue. A person in a small white truck was taunting a shirtless, bald man and driving recklessly on Kanai Avenue. The bald man reportedly had a “baseball bat or large stick” and was running after the truck, attempting to hit the truck with the stick. Disposition listed: “unable to locate.”

7:29 p.m., Disturbance loitering, Walmart on Auburn Boulevard. A man and his son were reportedly “selling fish out of the trunk of [their] car” in the Walmart parking lot. Disposition listed: “unable to locate.”

7:36 p.m., Assault, Kohls on San Juan Avenue. An elderly man walking between the Kohls store and Del Taco was observed bleeding from his head. He was very disoriented, reportedly saying that he didn’t know what had happened to him. He was injured, with a laceration over his right eye and a bloody nose. Disposition listed: advised.

8:16 p.m., Verbal disturbance, Paradise Oaks on Olivine Avenue. Two women at Paradise Oaks Youth Services were reportedly breaking glass and “throwing tables over.” Disposition listed: arrest.

July 11, 2017: Total of 49 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 13 disturbance-related, 4 homeless-related, 5 burglaries, 6 petty thefts, 1 assault report, and 10 collisions.

6:26 a.m., Verbal disturbance, Cavan Drive. A man’s neighbor had been threatening him through his window ever since he woke up. She was bothering him, claiming that she would take his dog when he left for work. Disposition listed: advised.

10:39 a.m., Petty theft, Dollar General on Auburn Boulevard. A man who was supposedly shopping at Dollar General on Auburn Boulevard ran from the store with diapers that he never paid for. Disposition listed: advised.

3:55 p.m., Verbal Disturbance, Greenback Lane/Sunrise Boulevard. A road rage incident occurred between a man and a woman near Greenback Lane and Sunrise Boulevard. The man, who was reportedly following the woman, got out of his car and ran in front of the woman’s vehicle, yelling and cursing her. He then got back into his car and was “brake checking” her. Disposition listed: “checks OK.”

4:46 p.m., Petty theft, Verner Avenue. A grave was robbed of its flowers in the cemetery on Verner Avenue, possibly by a woman in her mid-thirties or forties who was driving a gray Volvo. Although some of the stolen flowers were reportedly redistributed to some of the other graves, police were told that three dozen roses were still missing. Disposition listed: advised.

8:54 p.m., Homeless camp, Rusch Park on Auburn Blvd. “About 30” transients were reportedly camping behind the restrooms and community center at Rusch Park. Disposition listed: “unable to locate.”

July 10, 2017: Total of 63 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 14 disturbance-related, 9 homeless-related, 3 burglaries, 6 petty thefts, 6 assault reports, and 5 collisions.

11:00 a.m., Petty theft, Peregrine Way. An unspecified amount of pepper was reportedly stolen from the garden of a home near Madera Park. Disposition listed: advised.

6:02 p.m., Harassing phone calls, Oak Creek Village Apartments on Greenback Lane. A woman reported receiving “ongoing threatening and harassing texts from her mother.” The mother was also allegedly texting her adult children to harass them. Disposition listed: cancelled.

9:39 p.m., Verbal disturbance, Walgreens at Greenback/Sunrise. A man at Walgreens  reportedly told a woman he would “put a hole in her head.” Disposition listed: advised.

Full incident logs: July 6 | July 7 | July 8 | July 9 | July 10 | July 11 | July 12

Note: The Sentinel compiles summaries of select local police incident bulletins each week as a service to the public, based on data available from CHPD. Police advise that the information included in daily bulletins are summaries of calls for service for each day, with information “deemed confidential” not included in the record. CHPD states that the information noted on its daily bulletins is what was reported to police by callers, or in person, and therefore “may or may not actually reflect the true content of an incident.”

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