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POLICE LOG, Aug. 18, 2010

"Police Log” is taken from preliminary police documents. The facts have not been verified through investigation or trial. “Police Log” is compiled by the editor. 

Aug. 10, 12 p.m.
  A man and woman entered a Riverpoint Court store, where the woman put a camcorder into her purse. They walked out and fled in a vehicle.

 Aug. 12, 3:30 p.m.
  A 57-year old West Sacramento woman entered a thrift store on the 3000-block of West Capitol Avenue, concealed some items, and tried to leave without paying. She was detained by security.

 Aug. 12, 2:59 p.m.
  Police were dispatched to a Maple Street apartment after a 911 “hang-up” call from a possibly-drunk woman. They contacted a 52-year old woman at the apartment who was “very intoxicated,” but denied calling 911. After officers left, she followed them out to the parking lot, and removed her dress. She ran back inside, then came out two more times, and was arrested for causing a disturbance.

 Aug. 13, 11:43 a.m.
  A parole agent saw what appeared to be a rifle “in plain sight” in the home of a 23-year old parolee on Beardsley Drive. Other officers responded, and the house was “cleared.” The gun turned out to be a modified pellet gun, and the parolee was arrested.
Aug. 13, 11 p.m.
  From central West Sacramento: “The male and female are married. The male performs sex acts on the female that she does not like. She does not tell him not to and she does not resist. She wishes he would speak to her more.”

 Aug. 13, 3:55 a.m.
  Two men were reported to be fighting on Deerwood Street, with about 15 people standing around them.
Aug. 13, 7:13 a.m.
  A man at the 1400-block of West Capitol Avenue said he had surveillance video of several homeless people who had broken into his garage and were still there.
Aug. 13, 7:33 a.m.

  A witness reported the strong smell of petroleum from an oil tank facility on South River Road, and asked that it be checked out.
Aug. 13, 8:10 a.m.

  Some subjects were reported to be going through the trash and recycling containers on Milano Drive.

 Aug. 13, 9:08 a.m.
  A person was reported to be sleeping in a sleeping bag at the skatepark on Evergreen Avenue, with a shopping cart next to him.
Aug. 13, 10:14 a.m.
  A Sacramento Avenue market reported that a possibly-drunk man was in the store, refusing to leave. The man had opened some food items and started to eat them.

 Aug. 13, 10:23 a.m.
  A caller told police that the caller’s mother had been threatened by a co-worker at an Embarcadero Drive workplace. 

Aug. 13, 10:37 a.m.
  A man said he had just been involved in a “road rage” incident with the driver of an older Ford pickup truck. The driver was possibly now hiding from him in a mobilehome at the caller’s location on Lake Road.

 Aug. 13, 11:11 a.m.
  The victim of an assault was reported to be sitting on a curb at Pine Street and Greenmeadow Avenue, with a bleeding mouth. The suspect, and older male, had ran into apartments nearby.

Aug. 14, 1:45 a.m.
  A group of juveniles were reported to be on the third floor of an apartment building, throwing eggs at patrons in a bar parking lot next door on West Capitol Avenue.

Aug. 14, 4:31 a.m.
  A male juvenile reportedly just stole four cans of beer from a gas station market on the 2800-block of West Capitol, and was last seen heading on foot toward Reed Avenue.

Aug. 14, 4:55 a.m.
  A 1999 Honda Civic was discovered stolen from Savannah Lane. It was last seen the prior afternoon, and the owner still had the keys.

 Aug. 14, 6:49 a.m.
  A resident said that construction crews working at Neptune Court and Highland Drive had been starting work too early for several months – at about 6:30 a.m. When she just said something to them about it, workers yelled at her.

Aug. 14, 2:11 p.m.
  A woman on Michigan Blvd. reported that her husband had “gone crazy” and was breaking things in the home. He was not on drugs or alcohol.

Aug. 14, 3:40 p.m.
  A witness said there was a dark blue Jetta on I-80 with the man inside engaged in a sexual act. The car then exited on Reed Avenue.

 Aug. 14, 5:31 p.m.
  A witness said that three juvenile males, about 16 years old, were throwing bottles at passing cars near Summerfield Drive and Linden Road. One of the youths had a scooter, and another, a skateboard.

Aug. 14, 5:45 p.m.
  A male and female stole a cart full of merchandise from a store on Riverpoint Court, escaping in an older Chrysler.

Aug. 14, 6:09 p.m.
  A neighbor said that several men living on Maryland Avenue had tomato plants in front of their home, but 19 marijuana plants in back. People were seen coming and going frequently, said the neighbor, who believed that the residents were selling the drug.

 Aug. 14, 6:19 p.m.
  Two juveniles were seen on the roof of the main building at Southport Elementary School.

 Aug. 14, 6:54 p.m.
  A man said he had been punched in the jaw on the 2200-block of West Capitol, by a man he knew to be a parolee who wore a monitoring device on his ankle and who lived nearby. The suspect rode away on a mountain bike after the assault.

Aug. 14, 10:55 p.m.
  An officer contacted a man stumbling in the roadway near Sutter Street and West Capitol. The man was too drunk to take care of himself and could not provide the address of family members who might take him, so he was arrested.

Aug. 15, 12:05 a.m.
  An officer stopped a man near the scene of a vandalism report near Lighthouse Drive. The man was identified by a witness as the person who broke the window of a vehicle. The suspect admitted it, and said he did it because he didn’t like the vehicle’s owner.

 Aug. 15, 12:46 a.m.
   A caller reported that the caller’s nephew was upstairs sitting on his girlfriend in attempt to keep her from leaving. Police responded to the central West Sacramento scene and found that the nephew was holding the woman in a tight “bear hug” while she asked him to let her go. Police had to order him three times to release her, and he was charged with false imprisonment and other charges.

 Aug. 15, 1:11 a.m.
  A caller from Spokane Road had questions about whether a citizen could press charges against known subjects who were frequently speeding in the neighborhood. The suspects lived nearby, and extra police patrols weren’t curbing their driving behavior.

 Aug. 15, 3:06 a.m.
  A vehicle ran into a fence at Cummins Way and Beardsley Drive.

 Aug. 15, 4:57 a.m.
  A resident said a dog on Tule Street had been barking for four hours, either because it had been left alone or because there was someone prowling nearby. The home’s lights were off. A dispatcher advised the resident that if the dog was barking for no reason, there was nothing they could do.

Aug. 15, 8:33 a.m.
    Someone spray-painted on a vehicle on Tahoe Court during the night.

 Aug. 15, 8:45 a.m.
  Incidents of domestic violence were reported on West Capitol and on Michigan Blvd.
Aug. 15, 1:17 p.m.
  A resident at a mobilehome park on the 1300-block of Sacramento Avenue said that someone was going door to door, offering a $100 Walmart gift certificate to residents who agreed to watch a demonstration of an air purification unit.

 Aug. 15, 1:39 p.m.
  A caller insisted on contact with an officer. The caller had sold a dog to a woman nine days ago from an address on the 2000-block of West Capitol. The woman had just come back and demanded her money back, saying the dog was sick with “parvo.” The woman, however, refused to return the dog. Then she sped away in her car, almost hitting some kids playing nearby.

 Aug. 15, 2:03 p.m.
    A $1500 mountain bike was reported stolen from Raley Field.

 Aug. 15, 2:33 p.m.
  A man reported some suspicious circumstances on Anchor Lane. First, he found an empty pair of men’s shoes on a plant near his front door, and a couple of hours later, he found a damaged, empty box addressed to his wife.

 Aug. 15, 8:02 p.m.
  A witness said that a white SUV, red sedan and a motorcycle were racing each other in a field near a Southport levee. The call was made from near Redwood Avenue and Tamarack Road.

 Aug. 15, 9:27 p.m.
  A Janet Drive man said his PG&E meter and box had been tampered with, and requested extra police patrols.

 Aug. 15, 9:34 p.m.
  A female called police because her mother was refusing to return her brother to her. The caller said she had custody of the brother.

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