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Citrus Heights Police Logs: Christmas Eve shoplifting, gun store burglary, homeless trouble

Wondering what police activity is like on Christmas? Latest police logs for December include an uncooperative 15-year-old fighting with security after being caught shoplifting on Christmas Eve, an assault report on Christmas Day, and a burglary incident at a local gun store reported the day after Christmas.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for Dec. 20-26, 2017.

December 26, 2017: Total of 48 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 15 disturbance-related, 2 homeless-related, 2 burglaries, 6 petty thefts, no grand thefts, no assault reports, and 5 collisions.

9:28 a.m., Burglary, Sacramento Black Rifle on Greenback Lane. Police were advised that the Sacramento Black Rifle store had been broken into at some point before the store opened the day after Christmas. A rifle was discovered lying on the floor and a firearm apparently had been “fired into the ceiling.” Disposition listed: assisted.

1:49 p.m., Disturbance verbal, AMPM at Auburn/Greenback. A man in his 50s was reportedly in the gas station convenience store arguing over Lottery scratcher payments and was refusing to leave. He was wearing a brown dress-shirt and beige jeans. Disposition listed: “gone on arrival.”

11:55 p.m., Intoxicated person, Tempo Park on Fair Oaks Blvd. A dog owner walking on a pathway in Tempo Park was surprised by a man lying on the ground who was flashing lights at the dogs. The man, believed to be intoxicated, then became belligerent and began to cuss at the dog walker. Disposition listed: “unable to locate.”

December 25, 2017: Total of 37 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 13 disturbance-related, 2 homeless-related, no burglaries, no petty thefts, no grand thefts, 4 assault reports, and 2 collisions.

12:14 p.m., Suspicious circumstances, Sears at Sunrise Mall. A middle-aged man was seen holding a six-foot-long stick and swinging it around. He was also talking to himself and had last been seen walking into the Sears parking lot at the mall. Disposition listed: checks ok.

12:23 p.m., Assault, Edgewater Apartments on Sunrise Vista Drive. A sibling reported that their brother had been “slapped by an older female” inside the Edgewater Apartment complex, allegedly because he was riding his scooter in the parking lot. The boy’s sibling tried to talk to the woman, but she didn’t answer her door. Disposition listed: assisted.

9:33 p.m., Suspicious circumstances, Sunrise Blvd. A woman was walking out to her car when she reportedly noticed her neighbor watching her with binoculars on Sunrise Boulevard. The woman called one of her parents, who went with two men to confront the neighbor. The neighbor allegedly hid in the back of his apartment room however, so the trio gave up and contacted police. The neighbor was later seen standing at his window with something in his hand, possibly a weapon. Disposition listed: checks ok.

10:56 p.m., Suspicious circumstances, Woodglen at Meadows on Mariposa Avenue. Four or five people, described as most likely transients, were seen trying to force open the door to an apartment complex laundry room on Mariposa Avenue. Disposition listed: advised.

December 24, 2017: Total of 60 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 21 disturbance-related, 3 homeless-related, 1 burglary, 3 petty thefts, one grand theft, 3 assault reports, and 3 collisions.

8:06 a.m., Verbal disturbance, Madison Ave. A homeless man was reportedly banging on a door at an unspecified location on Madison Avenue, wanting to enter. Disposition listed: “gone on arrival.”

9:13 a.m., Suspicious circumstances, Antelope Dialysis Center on Tupelo Drive. A transient woman was seen using a hammer to open a manhole cover and hide items inside. She was wearing a ski cap and winter boots, and had run back to a Silver Acura SUV when police were contacted. Disposition listed: “unable to locate.”

12:47 p.m., Shoplifting, Target on Sunrise Boulevard. A 15-year-old girl wearing army pants and boots was caught shoplifting in the store on Christmas Eve and became uncooperative when taken into the store office. After she started trying to hit herself and others, her hands were then cuffed behind her back and attached to a bench, but she still kept trying to fight. Disposition listed: advised.

6:45 p.m., Suspicious circumstances, Dimple Records on Macy Plaza Drive. A 30-year-old man sitting outside of the record store reportedly told a passerby to “come lay down and kiss me.” When the invitation was declined, he replied, “I wasn’t asking.” The man, who was wearing all black and carrying a backpack, later retired to the side of the building facing Dollar Tree. Disposition listed: “gone on arrival.”

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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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