Latest police logs include trouble with a transient helping himself to complimentary coffee and donuts at a car dealership, shoplifters making off with over $600 in goods from Walgreens, a young prostitute reported in front of Stones Casino, and a wheelchair vs. scooter collision reported inside Costco at the food court.
The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018. Additional logs for Sept. 13 to Sept. 19 are linked below.
Thursday, September 20, 2018: Total of 75 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 15 calls regarding suspicious activities, 26 disturbance-related, 10 homeless/transient-related, 5 petty thefts, no grand thefts, 2 burglaries, 2 assault reports, and one report of domestic violence.
7:04 a.m., Disturbance Verbal, Maita Honda on Auburn Blvd. A transient man was reportedly refusing to leave the property of Maita Honda and was “drinking their coffee and eating their donuts.” The man allegedly became verbal with a service manager when asked to leave and had last been seen walking out of the building.
10:08 a.m., Graffiti Public Property, at Sylvan/Lone Oak. Graffiti was observed by an officer on a sound wall between Lone Oak Drive and Woodside. Additional graffiti was also noted at four other locations in the city the same morning.
10:51 a.m., Burglary, Gardenvine Ave. A residence was burglarized after keys left inside a car were believed to have been taken and used to enter the home. An unknown white car was also reported parked in front of the house, which was believed to be stolen.
3:34 p.m., Vandalism, United Auto Body on Auburn Blvd. Police were advised that two teens were jumping on the hood of a vehicle outside an auto body shop on Auburn Boulevard. The owner of the business was reportedly confronting the teens at the time police were contacted.
4:00 p.m., Petty Theft, Walgreens at Greenback/Dewey. Shoplifters made off with over $600 in goods from the Walgreens store at 6144 Dewey Dr. The pair were described as two black female adults in their early 20s, who left in a silver Chevy Impala with dark tinted windows.
4:31 p.m., Disturbance Verbal, Panda Express on Sunrise Blvd. An employee reported that a 50-year-old transient man came into the business and threw a water bottle at the employee’s head. No injuries were sustained, but the employee wanted to have the incident reported.
5:57 p.m., Disturbance Verbal, Costco Food Court. A Costco member in a wheelchair told police he was run into by another member who was driving an electric shopping cart. The caller said he believed the run-in was intentional and wanted to file an assault report. He said the incident caused additional injury to an existing spine injury, but refused medical attention.
6:55 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Stones Casino on Antelope Rd. A prostitute wearing a black top and velvet shorts was reportedly seen in the parking lot of Stones Casino. She was described as a white or Hispanic woman in her late teens and had last been seen five minutes before police were contacted.
6:56 p.m., Disturbance Verbal, Mariposa Ave. Several men were reportedly seen spraying the front door of a home with a hose and were yelling “open the door.” No weapons were seen.
9:02 p.m., Disturbance Verbal, Eastgate Ave. The manager of Paradise Oaks Youth Services Center said a client had left on foot and was jumping in front of traffic. The center operates two state-licensed home for at-risk youth in Citrus Heights, one on Uplands Way and another off Antelope Road.
10:55 p.m., Disturbance Noise, Menke/Amsell. A neighbor was reportedly using a chainsaw and using bright flood lights outside a two-story residence at the end of Amsell Court. Earlier in the day, the same court was the scene of a gas leak that sent flames shooting 20 feet into the air near several homes.
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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.”