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Citrus Heights Police Logs: shaving cream, transients, indecent exposure

Latest local police logs include reports of teenagers spraying shaving cream all over some Hallmark cards at Walgreens, a topless woman in front of Raley’s, and a rash of homeless-related incidents reported around Citrus Heights.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for Sept. 25, 2019. Additional logs are linked below.

Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019: Total of 75 incidents reported. Incident report categories of note: 27 calls regarding suspicious activities, 18 disturbance-related, 14 homeless-related, 5 petty thefts, no grand thefts, 1 burglary, 3 assault reports, 1 hit-and-run collision.

8:30 a.m., Suspicious Vehicle, Dollar Tree on Sunrise Blvd. Occupants in a large motorhome were reportedly “throwing garbage all over” in the parking lot outside Dollar Tree on Sunrise Boulevard. The occupants then got into a verbal argument with a street sweeper who asked them to move.

8:39 a.m., Homeless Camp, Arcade Creek Manor on Auburn Blvd. Transients reportedly had set up a tent and barbecue under a bridge on Van Maren Lane. Police were advised that the ongoing issue has been getting “progressively worse.”

1:42 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Antelope/Saybrook. A caller told police they had seen a suspicious male walking on Antelope Road wearing a green vest that appeared to look like a bullet proof vest, “with lots of pockets.”

2:14 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Auburn/Crosswoods. Police were advised that a man in his 20s was seen dropping a “simulated firearm” into the bushes on a bike trail. The man then rode off on a bicycle. The caller told police they had retrieved the item and also found a jacket with an ID card in it.

3:21 p.m., Petty Theft, Spirit Halloween on Sunrise Blvd. Several shoplifters reportedly made off with approximately $200 worth of costumes and products from the Spirit Halloween store on Sunrise Boulevard. The suspects left in a Ford Focus.

3:32 p.m., Petty Theft, 24 Hour Fitness on Auburn Blvd. A woman told police her husband’s fitness locker had been broken into and all his credit cards were taken. She said he was in process of trying to close out all the cards, but an attempted $3,000 purchase had already been made on one card at Best Buy.

6:03 p.m., Vandalism, Walgreens at Greenback/Sunrise. A group of teenagers reportedly came into Walgreens and “sprayed shaving cream all over Hallmark cards,” causing damage to the cards. Police were advised that the incident had occurred four days prior to the report being made.

6:37 p.m., Disturbance Loitering, Wendy’s on Antelope Rd. Two transient men were reportedly “throwing a knife at a tree” next to the drive-thru at Wendy’s. About three hours later, police received a separate call advising that a half-dozen transients were refusing to leave the same Wendy’s after customers complained about “aggressive dogs” and their ability to enter the business.

8:04 p.m., Prowler, Creekcrest Cr. Police were advised that a man was observed hiding behind a neighbor’s AC unit.

9:52 p.m., Indecent Exposure, Raley’s on Lichen Drive. A topless woman in her 40s was reportedly seen without a shirt or bra on in the Raley’s parking lot.

11:27 p.m., Burglary, SMUD Substation on Sunrise Blvd. A man was reportedly seen breaking into a SMUD substation behind PetSmart on Sunrise Boulevard.

11:35 p.m., Disturbance Loitering, San Jacinto Ct. Several transients in the Crosswoods housing community were reportedly lighting a fire in a creek area, with heavy smoke observed.

Full logs: Sept. 18 | Sept. 19 | Sept. 20 | Sept. 21 | Sept. 22 | Sept. 23 | Sept. 24 | Sept. 25

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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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