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Citrus Heights Police Logs: homeless camp, stolen vehicles, collision spike

Latest police logs include a woman requesting for police to come pick up bags of feces and urine that had been left in her trash can, a rash of collisions and transient-related calls, and a homeless camp reported behind City Hall.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Additional logs are linked below.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018: Total of 72 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 17 calls regarding suspicious activities, 19 disturbance-related, 13 homeless/transient-related, 1 shoplifting incident, 1 grand theft, 4 petty thefts, 2 burglaries, no assault reports, 11 collisions, 3 stolen vehicles and 1 report of domestic violence.

2:42 a.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Footman/Carriage Dr. A woman said she was driving near Mesa Verde High School shortly before 3 a.m. when an unknown man “charged at her car while holding his own mouth.” No other details were included in the log entry.

8:44 a.m., Grand Theft, Willowleaf Dr. Items totaling over $95o were reported missing from a residence on a side street near Van Maren Lane.

10:17 a.m., Stolen Vehicle, Hunters 4×4. A truck was reported stolen overnight from a specialty off-road shop on Cook Avenue, near Auburn Boulevard. Another log entry that morning indicated the vehicle may have been recovered.

10:59 a.m., Burglary, Yarrow Wy. Police were notified that several pieces of jewelry had been stolen from a residence on Yarrow Way, near Fair Oaks Boulevard.

12:37 p.m., Homeless Camp, City Hall on Fountain Square Dr. A homeless camp was reported in a creek “behind the City Hall and Sam’s Club.”

1:48 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Montage Apartments on Fair Oaks Blvd. Police were advised of an ongoing issue involving transients cutting holes in a back fence and stealing mail and packages.

2:52 p.m., Petty Theft, City Hall on Fountain Square Dr. Gas was reportedly stolen from vehicles in the Corp Yard at City Hall.

5:16 p.m., Disturbance Verbal, Antelope Rd. A woman called and said she wanted the police department “to pick up bags of feces and urine” that had been left in her garbage can. The incident was listed as a verbal disturbance, but no further information was included in the log entry.

6:29 p.m., Hit and Run Non-Injury, Greenback Gardens Apartments on Burich Ave. A caller said their step-father’s vehicle had been struck by another neighbor’s vehicle, in an apparent hit-and-run collision.

6:33 p.m., Shoplifting, Target on Sunrise Blvd. Police were notified that a “cooperative shoplifter” had been detained at the Target store on Sunrise Boulevard. The attempted theft involved items valued under $950.

10:30 p.m., Collision Non-Injury, Nantucket Condos on San Juan Ave. Police were contacted by a driver who said they had just hit and killed a cat while driving on San Juan Avenue and had stopped their vehicle in the middle lane of traffic.

Full logs: Nov. 19 | Nov. 20
*More recent logs after Nov. 21 had not been published by police as of Dec. 8th at 7 p.m.

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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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