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2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: carjacking, energy drink, criminal threats

Latest Citrus Heights police logs include a reported carjacking of a security officer’s vehicle, an energy drink theft reported at the Dollar General store on Auburn Boulevard, several catalytic converters stolen near Woodmore Oaks Drive, and criminal threats alleged after a buyer was unhappy with his used car purchase.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for August 9 through August 13.

Aug. 13, 2017: Total of 67 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 13 disturbance-related, 4 homeless-related, 2 burglaries, 5 petty thefts, 2 grand thefts, 2 assault reports, and 7 collisions.

12:58 p.m., Grand Theft, Woodmore Oaks Dr. A catalytic converter was reported stolen, with an estimated loss of $2,000. About 40 minutes later, a separate police log indicated another catalytic converter had been reported stolen on a nearby side street. Disposition listed: advised.

1:10 p.m., Burglary, at Birdcage Village Apartments on Birdcage St. A caller reported that someone had “climbed in through the patio” overnight and took their son’s dog, which was listed as a Chihuahua. Disposition listed: “unable to locate.”

3:21 p.m., Petty Theft at Dollar General on Auburn Blvd. Police were advised that a juvenile had stolen an energy drink from the store. The suspect involved had been inside the store with two other juveniles and left on scooters in an unknown direction. Disposition listed: “unable to locate.”

Aug. 12, 2017: Total of 81 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 12 disturbance-related, 7 homeless-related, 3 burglaries, 0 petty thefts, 6 assault reports, and 6 collisions.

5:03 a.m., Carjacking, at Sunrise Mall. A mall security officer told police that another security officer stated “he was kidnapped from downtown Sacramento, held at knife point and pepper sprayed.” The suspects had also allegedly taken his security vehicle, wallet and phone. Disposition listed: assisted.

7:39 a.m., Grand Theft, at Stonehedge Condominiums on Auburn Oaks Ct. A caller said after breaking up with a girlfriend 30 minutes prior, the girlfriend then ran off with the caller’s phone and keys “out of anger.” Disposition listed: report taken.

11:50 a.m., Criminal Threats, Willowleaf Dr. A woman said her son recently sold a car and the purchaser came to her house to say he was unhappy with the vehicle. He then took a picture of her and said he was doing it “so she would look good in her obituary.” Disposition listed: advised.

10:28 p.m., Disturbance Loitering, at Seven Flags Car Wash on Sunrise Blvd. Several transients were reportedly setting up camp in a dumpster enclosure. Disposition listed: arrest.

Aug. 12, 2017: Total of 76 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 14 disturbance-related, 10 homeless-related, 3 burglaries, 0 petty thefts, 1 assault report, and 9 collisions.

2:18 p.m., Burglary on Sunrise Blvd. A caller said he arrived home and found two subjects in his residence. They reportedly had broken in through a window and fled when he called police. Disposition listed: arrest.

2:35 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances on Mariposa Ave. A woman said she wanted to speak to an officer regarding “some suspicious activity at her home regarding numerous drones” that were “following her around and hanging out in her yard.” Disposition listed: unable to locate.

3:42 p.m., Vandalism, at Birdcage Village Apartments on Birdcage St. An apartment manager or landlord said after recently evicting squatters, the front door had been kicked in with a profanity-laden note left. Disposition listed: “on line report.”

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Full Logs: Aug. 9 | Aug. 10 | Aug. 11 | Aug. 12 | Aug. 13

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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