Latest police logs in Citrus Heights include reports of kids chasing and kicking a baby duck, a fight with a shoplifter at AutoZone, and a hit-and-run incident outside Carriage Drive Elementary.
The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for Saturday, March 23, 2019. Links to additional bulletins are also included below.
Saturday, March 23, 2019: Total of 60 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 16 calls regarding suspicious activities, 16 disturbance-related, 7 homeless/transient-related, no grand thefts, 1 petty theft, 3 vehicle burglaries, 2 assault reports, 7 collisions, 4 stolen vehicles, and no reports of domestic violence.
7:47 a.m., Disturbance Verbal, Sayonara Drive. A man wearing pajama pants and no shirt was reportedly standing in the street yelling for someone to come out of a residence on Sayonara Drive.
9:17 a.m., Disturbance Loitering, Wells Fargo on Sunrise Blvd. A contractor who was boarding up an old bank building on Sunrise Boulevard notified police that previous boards had been taken down and a transient was standing outside.
10:20 a.m., Burglary Vehicle, Birdcage Village Apartments on Birdcage St. Police were advised that at least four vehicles had been burglarized at an apartment complex on Birdcage Street.
10:41 a.m., Hit/Run Non-Injury, Kenneth Ave. A resident told police she had walked outside and found that a vehicle had hit her retaining wall at some point during the night. She said bricks were all over her driveway and vehicle parts had been left behind.
12:36 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Sunrise East Wy. Kids were reportedly observed chasing and kicking a baby duck at an apartment complex on Sunrise East Way. Police were advised that video footage was available.
12:45 p.m., Burglary Vehicle, Saybrook Dr. Following an overnight vehicle burglary, the owner called police and said he believed he had found the stolen items listed for sale online on Offer Up and had contacted the seller who was willing to meet at a nearby shopping center.
1:24 p.m., Disturbance Loitering, Burger King on Sunrise Blvd. At least three transients were reportedly observed in a dumpster outside Burger King.
2:04 p.m., Assault, Auto Zone on Sunrise Blvd. Police were called after an employee at Auto Zone was reportedly observed “fighting with a shoplifter.”
3:10 p.m., Collision Injury, Sunrise/Highland. A three-vehicle collision was reported at the intersection of Highland Avenue and Sunrise Boulevard, with smoke coming from one of the vehicles and a man with a bleeding arm.
4:35 p.m., Stolen Vehicle, 24 Hour Fitness on Auburn Blvd. Police were advised that a white Nissan sedan was stolen from a fitness center at the corner of Auburn Boulevard and Van Maren Lane. Keys to the vehicle were reportedly taken from an unlocked locker, along with a cell phone and wallet.
5:27 p.m., Hit/Run Non-Injury, Carriage Elementary on Carriage Drive. A Honda sedan reportedly crashed into a light pole and fence outside Carriage Drive Elementary, knocking the pole down. Two females and a male fled the scene on foot.
6:30 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, China Buffet on Sunrise Blvd. Officers were requested to check the roof for possible transient activity at the currently vacant China Buffet building on Sunrise Boulevard.
9:01 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Chuck E. Cheese’s on Sunrise Blvd. Gang members were reportedly “outside shooting guns” at Chuck E. Cheese’s pizza restaurant. No further description was listed in the incident log.
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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.”