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2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: assaults, transient arrest, ‘suspicious rugs’

Latest Citrus Heights police logs include a fight outside Pastor’s Auto Care, suspicious activity involving several teens seen “carrying rugs” on a small side street around 5:30 a.m., a pitbull allegedly attacking a McDonald’s employee, and a transient man arrested at Jack in the Box.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for August 20 through August 28.

August 28, 2017: Total of 62 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 14 disturbance-related, 12 homeless-related, 2 burglaries, 0 petty thefts, 1 assault report, and 6 collisions.

6:14 a.m., Verbal disturbance, Mandarin Circle. A “known subject” reportedly began screaming, threatening multiple people, and breaking car windshields on Mandarin Circle, near C-bar-C Park. Disposition listed: assisted.

10:06 a.m., Suspicious circumstances, Jack in the Box at Auburn/Greenback. A homeless man was reportedly in the bathroom of Jack in the Box with a bat. He had been hitting a cart and garbage can with the bat earlier. Disposition listed: arrest.

3:15 p.m., Disturbance Loitering, McDonald’s at Antelope/Lichen. An employee at McDonald’s reportedly approached a group of transients and asked them to leave. During that time, the transient’s pit bull allegedly bit the employee, leaving a mark, although no blood was drawn. Disposition listed: report taken.

4:32 p.m., Assault with a weapon, Pastor’s Auto Care at Sunrise/Old Auburn. Two men were reportedly fighting at Pastor’s Auto Care. One of them was seen kicking the other, who was bleeding from his eye. One of the men had grabbed a pipe when police were notified. Disposition listed: assisted.

August 27, 2017: Total of 69 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 21 disturbance-related, 6 homeless-related, 1 burglary, 1 petty theft, 1 grand theft, 3 assault reports, and 2 collisions.

3:09 p.m., Assault, Save Mart Liquor on Sunrise Blvd. Three teenagers were reportedly punching eachother in front of the liquor store at Sunrise Boulevard and Antelope Road. They then moved across the parking lot to the nearby Jack in the Box. No weapons were seen. Disposition listed: advised.

8:26 p.m., Assault, Oakcreek Way. A man who was backing his motorcycle out of his driveway on Oakcreek Way was allegedly approached and headbutted by another man, knocking him off his motorcycle. The two men knew each other and the alleged assailant left the scene along with his pitbull, heading towards his home. Medical attention was declined and no weapons were present. Disposition listed: advised.

August 26, 2017: Total of 66 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 27 disturbance-related, 5 homeless-related, 1 burglary, 3 petty thefts, 4 assault reports, and 2 collisions.

12:21 a.m., Verbal disturbance, Rusch Park. A woman was reportedly being drugged by five gang members in a tunnel near Rusch Park. Police were advised that the men probably used Gamma-hydroxybutyrate, more commonly known as the “date rape” drug. The woman, who was in her twenties, had reportedly been drinking and was “disoriented.” Disposition listed: “unable to locate.”

5:28 a.m., Suspicious circumstances, Wood Duck Ln. Three men in their late teens were seen “carrying rugs” on Wood Duck Lane, located on the western border of Citrus Heights. The caller did “not know where they could have gotten them from.” Disposition listed: “unable to locate.”

4:25 p.m., Verbal disturbance, San Juan High School. A man at the high school football field was telling people to call police before he gets “crazy.” Disposition listed: advised.

5:34 p.m., Verbal disturbance, Pebblebrook Way. A man and his family who work for Amazon Prime were accused of theft. Pictures of their vehicle were reportedly posted on a social media website with a warning that they were stealing Amazon packages. Someone allegedly had showed up at their home after seeing the post to confront them. Disposition listed: “checks ok.”

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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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