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Citrus Heights Police Logs: plastic bag, cash giveaway, locker theft

Latest police logs include reports of a man with a plastic bag over his head in front of Panera Bread, a fraudulent $86,000 giveaway, and multiple reports of locks being cut at local fitness centers.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for July 9, 2018. Additional bulletins for July 4-8 are also linked below.

Monday, July 9th, 2018: Total of 77 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 18 calls regarding suspicious activities, 17 disturbance-related, 2 calls regarding homeless camps, 1 grand theft, 3 petty thefts, 4 burglaries, 1 assault report, and 4 domestic violence reports.

1:15 a.m., Driving Under the Influence, Sunrise/Antelope. Police were informed of a driver, apparently under the influence, who had fallen asleep while at the wheel of their vehicle and was stopped in the left turn lane on Sunrise Boulevard. Disposition listed: arrest.

5:50 a.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Panera Bread on Greenback Ln. A call was received by police shortly before 6 a.m. regarding a man sitting in the patio area of Panera Bread with a “plastic bag over his head.” The only other details given were that he appeared to be breathing. Disposition listed: gone on arrival.

10:45 a.m., Homeless Camp, Greenback Ln. and Indian River Dr. A 33-year-old transient man had reportedly set up camp under a bridge and was refusing to leave the area. The incident was described as an ongoing issue with the man, who was also reportedly a drug user. Disposition listed: advised.

11:19 a.m., Fraud/Forgery, Auburn Oaks Ct. A caller told police she had received a text message notifying her that she had won $86,000. The caller said she had bought a $750 iTunes card and sent it to them “so they could process the paperwork to get her the $86,000.” Disposition listed: unable to locate.

3:49 p.m., Burglary, California Family Fitness, Sunrise Blvd. Police were informed that unknown suspects had cut a lock and stole property from the building. No further details were given. Disposition listed: report taken

3:59 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, SAS Shoes, Greenback Ln. A caller told police she believed someone had “tampered” with the engine of her vehicle. The caller suspected her ex-boyfriend, who she said had also been following her and had “hired a hitman to kill her.” Disposition listed: advised.

5:31 p.m., Criminal Threats Report, Once Upon A Child, Greenback Ln. A woman told police three people had just threatened to beat her up. No further details were listed. Disposition listed: advised

5:48 p.m., Disturbance Loitering, Citrus Heights Community Center. A homeless woman was reportedly loitering on one of the patio areas and had been asked to leave due to a private event being held at the community center, which is located across the street from the police department on Fountain Square Drive. Police were contacted after the woman allegedly refused to relocate to a public patio area. Disposition listed: unable to locate.

7:00 p.m., Burglary, 24 Hour Fitness, Auburn Blvd. Police received a report that three different women had the locks on their lockers cut off between 3:30-4:45 p.m. that day. Disposition listed: report taken.

Full logs: July 4 | July 5 | July 6 | July 7 | July 8 | July 9

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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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