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Citrus Heights Police Logs: homeless camps, vandalism, phone charging trouble

Latest Citrus Heights Police logs include numerous homeless-related incidents, a domestic violence arrest at Donut King, and employees with an HVAC company being accused of grand theft at a residence.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for April 15-23, 2018.

Monday, April 23rd, 2018: Total of 69 Reports.
Incident report categories of note: 19 disturbance-related, 10 suspicious activity calls, 2 grand thefts, 4 petty thefts, 5 collisions, 14 homeless-related, 3 DUI reports, 1 domestic violence report.

12:52 a.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Somersworth/Van Maren. Two juveniles were reportedly throwing rocks at random vehicles travelling on Somersworth Drive, located near Van Maren Lane and Auburn Boulevard. Disposition listed: unable to locate.

8:55 a.m., Vandalism, Dudley Street. Another incident of rock-throwing was reported, this time involving a rock through the window of a Dodge pickup truck on Dudley Street, located near Sylvan Corners. Disposition listed: advised.

12:19 p.m., Homeless Camp, Antelope/Rosswood. An online report was filed regarding homeless living under a bridge. They were also allegedly trespassing on various properties, watching residents, and making messes in a dumpster area “all day, everyday.” Disposition listed: arrest.

4:49 p.m., Petty Theft, Sunrise Blvd. A resident reported that their garbage can had been stolen. Police were advised that Republic Services was requiring the resident to file a police report in order to get a new can.  Disposition: unable to locate.

6:39 p.m.,Verbal Disturbance, Walmart Market on Sunrise Blvd. A man was reportedly seen walking around in possession of a knife and a screwdriver, trying to “stick his knife into a light pole to charge his phone.” A security guard who confronted the man told police there had been a verbal argument, after which the man went inside Walmart. Disposition listed: advised.

Incident report categories of note: 19 disturbance-related, 10 suspicious activity calls, 2 grand thefts, 4 petty thefts, 5 collisions, 4 homeless camps, 3 DUI reports.

Sunday, April 22nd, 2018: Total of 69 Reports.
Incident report categories of note: 23 disturbance-related, 15 suspicious activity calls, 1 grand theft, 6 petty thefts, 4 collisions, 5 homeless-related, 2 DUI reports, 1 domestic violence report.

4:47 a.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Vintage Oaks Senior Apartments on Stock Ranch Rd. A caller phoned police shortly before 5 a.m. after a man reportedly told him that “gangsters were chasing him” as he was climbing over the fence of the senior apartment complex. The caller told the man to leave and he then went across the street and hopped over another fence. Disposition listed: unable to locate.

11:49 a.m., Domestic Violence, Donut King on Greenback Ln. An arrest was made after a man and woman reportedly got into a verbal argument that was causing a disturbance at Donut King.

2:55 p.m., Grand Theft, Twin Oaks Ave. A caller told police that two rings, valued over $950, went missing after an HVAC company was inside her residence. She said the company was requiring a police report. Disposition listed: report taken.

6:23 p.m., Vandalism, Westwood Park on Butternut Drive. A transient couple was reportedly observed cutting a chain link fence at the park to gain access to an area near Interstate 80. Disposition listed: checks ok.

6:52 p.m., Indecent Exposure, Whaler Ct. A man and woman were reportedly having sex inside a large Ford truck, located on a sidestreet near Tupelo Drive. The vehicle had been parked for about 40 minutes when police were contacted. Disposition listed: gone on arrival.

7:32 p.m., Disturbance Verbal, Arborelle Apartments on Sunrise Blvd. Two men were allegedly running back and forth on the roof of a learning center adjacent to the apartment offices. Police were advised that the men also “threw patio furniture into the pool.” Disposition listed: unable to locate.

8:30 p.m., Petty Theft, Barnes & Noble on Sunrise Blvd. A woman in a green army jacket was reportedly observed concealing items in a bag and purse. When police were contacted, she had allegedly concealed two games and was apparently ready to stow away more items. Disposition listed: assisted.

Full logs: April 15 | April 16 | April 17 | April 18 | April 19 | April 20 | April 21 | April 22 | April 23

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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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