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Citrus Heights Police Logs: masked men, burglary, Best Buy truck theft

Latest local police logs include a caller reporting masked men with machine guns in his house, burglaries at several businesses, a “Geek Squad” truck stolen outside Best Buy, and a homeless woman being arrested after spitting on someone who asked her to leave a shopping center.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for Nov. 30 through Dec. 6, 2017.

Dec. 6, 2017: Total of 80 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 17 disturbance-related, 9 homeless-related, 5 burglaries, 7 petty thefts, 1 grand theft, 2 assault reports, and 2 collisions.

1:30 a.m., Suspicious Vehicle, Mariposa Market. An arrest was made after a suspicious vehicle was reported around 1:30 a.m. at the Mariposa Market, located next to Hall’s Furniture store. No other details were provided. Disposition listed: arrest.

7:15 a.m., Burglary, Cavan Drive. A garage was reportedly broken into on Cavan Drive, resulting in the loss of several thousand dollars worth of tools. The point of entry was unknown. Disposition listed: report taken.

7:47 a.m., Stolen Vehicle, Best Buy on Birdcage Centre Ln. A black, 12-foot box truck with orange “Geek Squad” decals on the side was reportedly stolen sometime after 4 p.m. the prior day. Disposition listed: report taken.

8:01 a.m., Assault, at Citrus Town Center on Greenback Ln. A transient woman reportedly spit on a caller after being asked to leave the Citrus Town Center property. Disposition listed: arrest.

3:33 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Yardgate Wy. A caller told police there were four people with machine guns wearing masks in his house, located on Yardgate Way near Zenith Drive. He said the door was unlocked and the suspects had stolen $1,500 from his wallet, “but don’t know he is there.” Disposition listed: assisted.

5:09 p.m., Domestic Violence, Woodglen Apartments on Mariposa Ave. A brief log description only stated the caller “says blood everywhere.” Disposition listed: arrest.

5:23 p.m., Petty Theft, Target on Sunrise Blvd. A woman in her mid-twenties had reportedly used scissors to cut a cell phone cord and conceal it in her backpack. She was heading towards the front door when police were notified. Disposition listed: arrest.

7:48 p.m., Petty Theft, 99 Cent Store on Greenback Ln. A male and female had reportedly left of foot after stealing merchandise from the 99 Cent Store. Disposition listed: unable to locate.

11:53 p.m., Driving Under the Influence, Stones Casino on Antelope Rd. Police were notified that a suspected DUI driver had been seen leaving Stones Casino in a grey Lexus sedan. Disposition listed: unable to locate.

Dec. 4, 2017: Total of 65 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 17 disturbance-related, 3 homeless-related, 4 burglaries, 4 petty thefts, 1 grand theft, 2 assault reports, and 4 collisions.

1:52 a.m., Assault w/Weapon, Arborelle Apartments on Sunrise Blvd. Shots were heard and several suspects reportedly “took off running.” Disposition listed: assisted.

1:56 a.m., Burglary, WYF Investments LLC on Auburn Blvd. A lock was cut to the back door of an investments office on the 6300 block of Auburn Boulevard. When the caller went to open the door, voices were heard inside and police were notified. Disposition listed: assisted.

7:59 a.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Bank Of America on Kingswood Dr. A caller reported that three men were observed at the Bank of America drive-up ATM saying “they are there to swap out machines.” The caller was concerned the men were not wearing any uniforms and did not seem “legitimate.” Disposition listed: checks ok.

9:56 a.m., Burglary, Harris Industrial Gases on Auburn Blvd. One or more suspects reportedly cut through three fences at Harris Industrial Gases and stole a product from the company’s rear lot. It also appeared access was attempted to be made into the building. Disposition listed: report taken.

6:35 p.m., Petty Theft, T-Mobile on Greenback Ln. A male suspect in his early 30s reportedly stole a speaker and camera from the T-Mobile store on Greenback Lane. Disposition listed: report taken.

8:58 p.m. Disturbance Verbal, Auburn Blvd. A transient was reportedly banging on windows and yelling at customers in front of a business on Auburn Boulevard. Disposition listed: advised.

11:06 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Kingsmen Ave. A neighbor confronted a man in his late 40s who had reportedly tried to break into his neighbor’s vehicle. The suspect “became verbal” when confronted and then left on foot, pulling a trash can. Disposition listed: arrest.

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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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