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Citrus Heights Police Logs: $10k tool theft, garbage can fires, shoplifting

Latest police logs include $10,000 worth of tools being stolen from a shipping container outside the old Kmart building, garbage cans being set on fire in a residential neighborhood, and three separate shoplifting incidents at Target — each resulting in the suspect being detained.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for Saturday, Nov. 16, 2018. Additional logs for Nov. 11-15 are linked below.

Saturday, November 16, 2018: Total of 53 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 18 calls regarding suspicious activities, 8 disturbance-related, 1 homeless/transient-related, 4 shoplifting incidents, 1 grand theft, 2 burglaries, 3 assault reports, 4 collisions, 1 stolen vehicle and 4 reports of domestic violence.

1:51 a.m., Disturbance Verbal, Stones Casino on Antelope Rd. A customer who had been drinking was refusing to leave the casino and was reportedly being belligerent.

7:20 a.m., Burglary at old Kmart on Auburn Blvd. About $10,000 in tools were stolen from a Conex box at the old Kmart building on Auburn Boulevard. The box, a large shipping container, had reportedly been broken into sometime overnight.

7:41 a.m., Grand Theft, Terrell Dr. A money order was allegedly taken out of a drop box and cashed by an unknown suspect.

7:49 a.m., Stolen Vehicle, Longford Dr. A vehicle was reportedly stolen overnight from a residential location near Greenback Lane and Auburn Boulevard.

11:52 a.m., Arson, Westbrook Dr. Several garbage cans were reportedly set on fire around 4:30 a.m. on a residential street near Arlington Heights Elementary.

12:25 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Leonard Ave. A caller told police they had “provided limited information to a subject claiming to be from the DEA.”

1:14 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Antelope/I-80. Police were advised that someone was observed “lining up rocks on edge of overpass,” where Antelope Road crosses Interstate 80.

1:56 p.m., Disturbance Loitering, Waggin Tails Doggie Daycare on Auburn Blvd. An ongoing issue involving several transient men “loitering and leaving jars of urine and feces” in a parking lot was reported to police.

4:55 p.m., Reckless Driving, Lichen K-8. Police were advised to be on the look out for a reckless driver who reportedly was speeding and ran through a stop sign near Lichen K-8.

9:22 p.m., Shoplifting, Target. Police were contacted after a shoplifter who did not have identification was taken into custody at the Target store on Sunrise Boulevard. Separate police logs indicate that two other shoplifters were also caught at the store the same day. The reported value of items stolen in each case was less than $950.

Full logs: Nov. 11 | Nov. 12 | Nov. 13 | Nov. 14 | Nov. 15 | Nov. 16

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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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