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2018 Citrus Heights Police Logs: bar trouble, burglary spike, funeral feud

Latest police logs in Citrus Heights include reports of a patron assaulting a bouncer at the 7440 Club on Auburn Boulevard, a drunk man calling 911 and screaming profanities, seven guns stolen from a safe, a vehicle and residential burglary spike, and police being called after a verbal argument between family members at a funeral began to escalate.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletin for Jan. 23 through Jan. 28, 2018.

Jan. 28, 2018: Total of 60 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 17 disturbance-related, 7 homeless-related, 22 suspicious activity calls, 2 burglaries, 6 petty thefts, no grand thefts, 2 assault reports, and 3 collisions.

12:50 a.m., Assault, 7440 Club on Auburn Blvd. A 40-year-old patron at the bar allegedly assaulted a bouncer and then found himself on the ground in handcuffs, bleeding from the head. Several hours later, around 11:15 a.m., another police log entry stated that the patron called police and said he wanted to file assault and false imprisonment charges against several bouncers for handcuffing him and “throwing him to the ground.” The man had reportedly been told to leave, but he told the bouncers to “try to stop” him from entering the bar. Disposition listed: advised.

12:57 p.m., Suspicious Vehicle, Crosswoods Bridge. Several transients were reportedly parked with an SUV and trailer full of belongings that they were starting to spread out near Crosswoods Bridge and Auburn Boulevard. Disposition listed: arrest.

2:23 p.m., Burglary, Zenith Dr. A woman told police that her sliding glass door had been opened and her purse was stolen, while she taking a shower. She said her car keys and garage door opener were taken, but her 2006 BMW was still parked in her garage. Disposition listed: report taken.

7:57 p.m., Disturbance Verbal, Mar Vista Wy. A drunk man called 911 and reported that a 22-year-old was “possibly trying to steal his vehicle.” The police log stated the caller was very uncooperative and was refusing to answer any questions, “just screaming profanities.” Disposition listed: unfounded.

8:01 p.m., Disturbance Verbal, Auto Zone on Auburn Blvd. A customer in his late 30s was threatening employees at the Auto Zone on Auburn Boulevard, saying he was going to assault them and making “hand gestures of a gun” at one of the employees. Disposition listed: advised.

8:38 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Watson Wy. Police were notified that the word “HELP” had been written on a front window in red, with hand prints. Disposition listed: checks ok.

10:05 p.m., Petty Theft, Raley’s on Lichen Dr. A caller said a man stole a bottle of Vodka from Raley’s and walked out on foot, but employees were not able to follow the suspect “because of store policy.” The caller provided a description of the suspect and said he was seen with several other individuals behind a nearby store. Disposition listed: unable to locate.

Jan. 27, 2018: Total of 74 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 14 disturbance-related, 5 homeless-related, 22 suspicious activity calls, 7 burglaries, 5 petty thefts, 2 grand thefts, 3 assault reports, and 3 collisions.

1:24 a.m., Suspicious Vehicle, Mariposa/Poppy. An arrest was made after a suspicious vehicle was reported around 1:30 a.m., near Mariposa Avenue and Poppy Way. No other information was provided in the incident description.

4:20 a.m., Petty Theft, Chabot Dr. A caller contacted police while following suspects who had reportedly burglarized multiple vehicles in the Stonegate Mobile Home Estate, in the northwest area of the city. The suspect’s vehicle was described as a blue PT Cruiser. Disposition listed: report taken.

9:16 a.m., Burglary Vehicle, Goldenwood Cr. Hundreds of dollars of tools were reported stolen from a work vehicle that was parked in front of a home on Goldenwood Circle, off Verner Ave. The caller said the vehicle was locked and had been broken into overnight. Disposition listed: report taken.

10:00 a.m., Grand Theft, Circlet Wy. Seven guns were reportedly taken from a safe on Circlet Way, located near Van Maren Lane and Candelabra Drive. Disposition listed: report taken.

12:14 p.m., Burglary Vehicle, Tallwood Cr. A caller reported their vehicle had been broken into on Tallwood Circle, located in the Stonegate Mobile Home park. Although no items were taken, the suspect reportedly left behind a crowbar and screwdriver, as well as electronic equipment and a video camera. Disposition listed: report taken.

1:56 p.m., Disturbance Verbal, Pentecostal Church Of God on Lauppe Ln. Family members attending a funeral at a church on Lauppe Lane reportedly got into a verbal argument and were “possibly about to become physical.” Police were advised that about eight people were involved. Disposition listed: cancelled.

2:01 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Montage Apartments on Fair Oaks Blvd. A Lyft driver told police that a passenger had “exhibited behavior that was concerning and made statements that she was going to kill a female in the apartment below hers who has a 6-year-old son.” Disposition listed: Advised.

2:03 p.m., Collision Unknown Injury, L.A. Fashion on Greenback Ln. A vehicle reportedly crashed into a strip mall on Greenback Lane, located next to Metro Fire Station 21. Disposition listed: report taken.

10:01 p.m., Prowler, Bix Ave. An arrest was made after police received a call about a prowler on Bix Avenue, located near the Walgreens store at Greenback Lane and Dewey Drive. No other details were included in the incident log description.

Full logs: Jan. 23 | Jan. 24 | Jan. 25 | Jan. 26 | Jan. 27 | Jan. 28

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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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