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Citrus Heights Police Logs: stolen lollipop, homeless issues, robbery

Latest police logs include reports of a mob of transients fighting at Rusch Park, a man being arrested after reportedly living out of a vehicle near Sunrise Boulevard, and theft charges sought by a caller who said an employee at a local sports bar stole a lollipop from them.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for May 23-30, 2018.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018: Total of 74 incidents listed.
Incident categories of note: 16 disturbance related, 23 suspicious activity calls, 9 homeless-related, 2 burglaries, 5 assault reports, 1 robbery, no grand thefts, 6 petty thefts, 5 collisions, no domestic violence calls.

7:47 a.m., Suspicious Vehicle, Arcade Lake Ln. A transient man was reportedly living in a black Mazda vehicle near Sunrise Boulevard on Arcade Lake Lane, with towels over the windows. Disposition listed: arrest.

8:02 a.m., Stolen Vehicle, Avis/Budget Rental on Auburn Blvd. A white Budget rental vehicle was reportedly stolen from Avis/Budget Rental on Auburn Boulevard. It had last been seen at the location at 7:30 p.m. the prior evening. Disposition listed: report taken.

11:09 a.m., Homeless Camp, ARCO at Auburn/Cook. Police were notified that a homeless camp with tarps had been set up for the past two days next to the vacant ARCO building on Auburn Boulevard, near Cook Avenue. Disposition listed: advised.

11:45 a.m., Petty Theft, Arcade Lake Ln. A caller told police that a neighbor who helped him move had allegedly stolen some of his prescription medications. Disposition listed: report taken

2:37 p.m., Panhandling, Birdcage/Greenback. A man with a shopping cart and an 0ff-leash pit bull dog was reportedly holding a sign asking for money near Toys ‘R’ Us at Greenback Lane and Birdcage Street. Disposition listed: gone on arrival.

6:54 p.m., Petty Theft, Tenth Inning on Mariposa Ave. A caller told police they wanted to “file theft charges” after an employee at the Tenth Inning Tavern allegedly stole a lollipop from the caller. An officer was requested to make contact with the parties involved. Disposition listed: unable to locate.

7:39 p.m., Robbery, Carey Ln. Police responded to a report that a caller had been attacked and strangled by an unknown man on Carey Lane, near the Mariposa Avenue Church of Christ building. Disposition listed: assisted.

7:46 p.m., Burglary Vehicle, Birdcage Village Apts on Birdcage St. Several items, including a rear view mirror, CD’s and a gate opener, were reportedly stolen from a vehicle by a “known subject” who had gained access through an open window in the vehicle. The incident had occurred an hour before police were notified. Disposition listed: assisted.

7:55 p.m., Assault, Rusch Park on Auburn Blvd. A group of 10-15 transients were reportedly fighting behind the Rusch Park Pool in a picnic area. Two were observed on the ground and another was seen throwing punches. Another caller reported the incident two minutes later in a separate police log, indicating that a “couple of dozen” people were involved in the fight and were now chasing each other towards the parking lot. Disposition listed: unable to locate.

9:20 p.m., Stolen Vehicle, Circle K at Sunrise/Antelope. Police were advised by a caller who said they had just watched a suspect “drive off in someone else’s vehicle” at the Circle K gas station at the corner of Sunrise Boulevard and Antelope Road. The female owner had also been seen yelling at the suspect to get out of her car as it drove off. The car involved was a Honda Civic, with black primer paint. Disposition listed: advised.

Full logs: May 23 | May 24 | May 25 | May 26 | May 27 | May 28 | May 29 | May 30

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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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