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Citrus Heights Police Logs: ducks, indecent exposure, homeless camps

By Rylie Friesen-
Latest police logs include reports of a disturbance involving ducks in a pool, transients “having intercourse” in public, and a resident calling police on their neighbor for trying to start a fight.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for Monday, June 10, 2019.

Monday, June 10, 2019: Total of 73 incidents listed. Incident report categories of note: 10 calls regarding suspicious activities, 28 disturbance-related, 15 homeless-related, 3 assaults, 2 burglaries, 2 petty thefts, 3 collisions, 3 vandalism reports, 2 fraud/forgery reports, and 3 reports of stolen vehicles.

8:54 a.m., Stolen Vehicle, Tiara Terrace Apartments on Tiara Wy. A woman called police to report that her vehicle had been stolen. She told police she was the registered owner, but did not have any paperwork or insurance for the vehicle.

11:20 a.m., Disturbance Verbal, Carrington College on Greenback Ln. A transient woman caused a verbal disturbance after refusing to leave the back door area of a store near Carrington College. The woman reportedly said she was not trespassing because she had previously shopped there, and was “just taking a break from shopping.”

2:14 p.m., Disturbance Loitering, Tarocco Wy. A resident told police that a transient man had been found sleeping on their lawn in the morning and had left all of his belongings on the side of resident’s property. The man was also allegedly repeatedly ringing the doorbell and was talking to himself and pacing in the front yard.

2:16 p.m. Homeless Camp, Northwoods Park on Old Ranch Rd. An online police report was filed stating that a homeless camp had been set up in Northwoods Park, with the camp’s occupants observed doing drugs and “peeking over fences and looking into vehicles,” among other questionable activities.

3:07 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Golden Donuts on Auburn Blvd. A would-be customer reportedly found Golden Donuts open around 3 p.m., but with no staff observed inside for over 20 minutes. Police were advised by the caller that they had rung a bell inside, called the business phone number and banged on the counter, but with no response.

4:25 p.m., Vandalism at Bank Of The West on Greenback Ln. Police were called after a delivery van came through the bank drive-thru and damaged an overhang. The driver reportedly left, but was stopped nearby and returned to the bank.

4:56 p.m. Burglary, Reno Ln. A caller told police someone broke into several vehicles and a storage container in their backyard. Multiple tools and other items were stolen. No security cameras were on the property.

5:57 p.m., Indecent exposure at Paradise Oaks Youth Services on Uplands Wy. Police were notified that two homeless individuals were “having intercourse” outside of a businesses’ rear sliding door.

6:33 p.m., Disturbance Verbal, The Orchard Apartments on Madison Ave. Police were called after a half-dozen people were reportedly causing a verbal disturbance “over ducks in the pool” at an apartment complex. Police were advised that the individuals were “yelling and throwing furniture into the pool,” and another was trying to “incite battery.” It was unknown if any of those involved lived at the apartments.

8:40 p.m., Disturbance Verbal, Noreen Wy. Police were contacted after a resident who had reportedly been drinking tried to start a fight with some neighbors. Although the individual in question had left already, the caller wished to file a report regarding the verbal altercation, threats, “and that the subject endangered an animal.”

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*More recent incident logs from police had not been made public as of June 22.

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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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