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2018 Citrus Heights Police Logs: stolen shrimp, collision spike, ‘grab and run’

Latest Citrus Heights police logs include a woman in her late 50s reportedly stealing shrimp and alcohol from Smart & Final, all four wheels stolen off a 2017 Honda at an apartment complex, and a collision spike on Monday involving 12 collisions reported in the city.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletin for Jan. 16 through Jan. 22, 2018.

Jan. 22, 2018: Total of 53 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 11 disturbance-related, 6 homeless-related, 7 suspicious activity calls, 2 burglaries, 3 petty thefts, 1 grand theft, 2 assault reports, and 12 collisions.

12:33 a.m., Suspicious Circumstances at Van Maren/Bridgemont. A caller said he had been approached by a man around midnight who asked if he wanted to buy some marijuana. The man invited the caller inside a white minivan and the caller got inside, but then noticed the man had a gun in his lap and later called police about the incident. A description of the man was provided to police. Disposition listed: assisted.

8:07 a.m., Grand Theft, Oaks At Arcade Creek Apartments on Auburn Blvd. All four wheels were reportedly stolen from a 2017 Honda Accord overnight.
Disposition listed: report taken.

8:50 a.m., Disturbance Loitering, Shell at Auburn/Greenback. A man was reportedly found inside the car wash, sleeping. The caller said only the man’s shoes were visible and he was refusing to leave. Disposition listed: advised.

12:59 p.m., Stolen Vehicle, Gallant Circle. A blue 2004 Dodge Ram was reportedly stolen overnight on Gallant Circle, a sidestreet off of Auburn Boulevard, near Walmart. Disposition listed: report taken.

3:42 p.m., Assault, Raley’s on Lichen Dr., Citrus Heights. Two people were observed fighting in front of the Raley’s store on Lichen Drive. Police were advised that one party appeared to have “a badge,” possibly security, and was holding the other person down and trying to hand cuff them. Disposition listed: arrest.

5:01 p.m., Collision Non Injury, San Juan High School on Greenback Ln. A collision involving a postal delivery vehicle and another small car was reported in front of San Juan High School. Disposition listed: advised.

10:29 p.m., Fraud/Forgery, Meadows Apartments on Greenback Ln. A caller who sold a television using the “Offer Up” app said the woman who bought the TV had used $200 in counterfeit bills to pay for the item. A description of the woman and her vehicle was provided. Disposition listed: unable to locate.

Jan. 21, 2018: Total of 55 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 12 disturbance-related, 5 homeless-related, 15 suspicious activity calls, 2 burglaries, 4 petty thefts, no grand theft, 2 assault reports, and 8 collisions.

2:02 a.m., Collision Unknown Injury, Evening Way. Police were advised that a vehicle had crashed in a neighbors front yard. The driver was laying on the ground, conscious, but possibly had been drinking. Disposition listed: arrest.

12:37 p.m., Petty Theft, Smart & Final on Madison Ave. A woman in her late 50s reportedly “took large amounts of frozen shrimp and alcohol in her shirt and purse” and then drove off without paying. Disposition listed: advised.

12:44 p.m., Collision Unknown Injury, Sunrise/Twin Oaks. A collision was reported involving a solo vehicle colliding with a utility or light pole. Disposition listed: “refer other agency.”

4:04 p.m., Assault, Bus stop on Arcadia Dr. Three men in their 20s were reportedly observed laughing at another man in his 20s who was “hunched over and holding his face while they were hitting him.” Disposition listed: gone on arrival.

5:40 p.m., Assault, Marshalls on Greenback Ln. A “grab and run” incident was reported to police involving three women and a man who assaulted a security guard and fled in a blue Honda. Disposition listed: report taken.

Full logs: Jan. 16 | Jan. 17 | Jan. 18 | Jan. 19 | Jan. 20 | Jan. 21 | Jan. 22

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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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