The “Police Log” is taken from preliminary police
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Nov. 23, 8:38 a.m. Tires were stolen from a vehicle during the
night on Yurok Place.
Nov. 23, 10:51 a.m. A woman said she was waiting for a ride
outside a clinic on Jefferson
Blvd. when a man started asking her lewd
Nov. 23, 6:45 p.m. A man said a three-wheeled “meter maid”
vehicle he bought from the City had broken down, and wanted to ask an officer
whether it was all right to leave the vehicle at its Sacramento Avenue location
Nov. 23, 11:50 p.m. A witness said an Isuzu Acclaim had been
parked near Lighthouse Drive
and a levee gate since Friday. Inside, it was “completely stripped.” The CHP
confirmed it as stolen.
Nov. 24, 6;40 a.m. A man reported that a car stereo was taken
from an unlocked vehicle on Aruba
Nov. 24, 3 p.m. An officer responded to a complaint that a
man was drinking alcohol in a parking lot of a bar on Sunset. The officer found
the man in a car, spraying himself with perfume. The man stepped out, and
showed difficulty maintaining balance. He admitted drinking and taking a drug,
but the officer could not recognize the name of the drug. There was an open
bottle of sweet vermouth in the back seat. The man was believed intoxicated,
and was arrested for being a danger to himself or others.
Nov. 24, 1:42 p.m. A 27-year old Sacramento man was detained at a Riverpoint Court
store for trying to steal $619 worth of video games and movies. Police found
there were two warrants for the man’s arrest.
Nov. 25, 12:15 a.m. A burglary was reported on Rogers Street. Gone were a laptop
computer and cameras.
Nov. 25, 5 p.m. An officer contacted the driver of a VW Jetta
after a collision at Jefferson
Blvd. and Gateway Drive. The Southport
woman seemed intoxicated, and refused two of three field sobriety tests. She
admitted drinking “one huge bloody Mary.” She was arrested, and her vehicle was
Nov. 25, 12:03 p.m. A 49-year old North
Highlands man threatened people and was found in possession of a
hollowed-out practice grenade at a Sacramento
Avenue church. The man had said he would “blow
people up” if they messed with his family. He was arrested.
Nov. 26, 12:42 a.m. A neighbor
complained of loud music at a Meadow
Nov. 26, 5:13 a.m. An E Street resident said a woman wearing a
Raiders “hoodie” had kicked over the resident’s potted plants and turned on a
sprinkler, and was checking the handles of parked vehicles. The subject was
with a man on a bike, and they were headed toward 4th Street.
Nov. 26, 6:41 a.m. Three hours
earlier, a north-area woman reported that she has a restraining order against a
man but he had shown up and had taken her cell phone when she said she would
phone police. He left, but had returned and was back inside her house and had a
Nov. 26, 1:19 p.m. Near Pecan Street and West Capitol, a woman
reported that some unknown suspects had just stolen a dog given to her three
days ago by a neighbor.
Nov. 26, 1:29 p.m. A caller reported that a worker at a
neighboring office on Harbor Blvd.
had threatened to assault the caller in a dispute over a parking spot. The
60-year old male suspect had left the scene.
Nov. 26, 3:32 p.m. A citizen reported that a vehicle on Gulf Island Street
had been burglarized sometime during the last two days. Missing were a laptop
computer, house keys, a GPS unit and other items.
Nov. 26, 3:02 p.m. An officer stopped a vehicle for a violation
near 11th and Jefferson. The
33-year old male driver admitted to being on parole for burglary out of Santa Clara County. The man’s parole officer was not
aware that the parolee had left the county, and approved his arrest for violating
parole conditions and being more than 50 miles away without permission.
Nov. 27, 12:45 a.m. A resident reported that a vehicle had been
“keyed” (scraped with a key or sharp object), and its side mirror smashed and
window scratched, on Park Blvd.
A known female suspect was seen running away.
Nov. 27, 2:23 a.m. A .357 revolver and a Remington were reported
stolen from a Madrone Avenue
Nov. 27, 8:15 a.m. A Southport
man said his ex-wife had a restraining order against him, but it was his time
to pick up their children and she was not answering her phone. He asked for
Nov. 27, 9:20 a.m. A hit-and-run was reported to have occurred
on Diane Drive
during the night. A resident said the suspect vehicle had left some parts on
the front lawn, and insisted on contact with an officer to file a report.
Nov. 27, 12:08 p.m. A vehicle was reported burglarized and its
window was broken on Michigan
Nov. 27, 3:08 p.m. A north-area resident said her daughter had
just threatened to assault her.
Nov. 27, 4:04 p.m. A Pontiac
and a Toyota Sienna van collided in front of a fast food restaurant on Ikea Court. There
were no injuries reported and no leaking vehicle fluids.
Nov. 27, 10:26 p.m. An antique pistol and a watch were reported
stolen from a dresser at a home in Southport.
A relative was suspected.
Nov. 27, 10:52 p.m. A
Franklyn Way resident said a neighbor’s pit bull
dogs had got loose and killed the resident’s cat. One of them charged at the
resident, too. There was an ongoing problem with these dogs.
Nov. 28, 1:20 a.m. A caller said there was a man bleeding from
his head and stomach at a Riverpoint
Court store. The man said he had been in a fight
in the parking lot but asked that police not be called. He was now in a
restroom cleaning up.
Nov. 28, 1:50 a.m. Police received a call from the 600-block of Lighthouse Drive. A
55-year old taxi driver was told by one of his fares to give up his money, and
was hit in the head and the face. The driver was transported to a hospital.
Nov. 28, 1:57 a.m. A man said he had been robbed near the I
Street Bridge and needed an ambulance.
Nov. 28, 2:02 a.m. A man reportedly ran over a female pedestrian
with a vehicle “on purpose.” An officer found the victim “completely
uncooperative.” She was transported by ambulance after the incident at a motel
on the 1400-block of West Capitol.
Nov. 28, 3:19 a.m. A neighbor complained of a loud party on Bonaire Road.
Nov. 28, 5:20 a.m. A woman told a dispatcher she had returned to
her motel room on the 1500-block of West
Capitol Avenue and went to sleep. She was woken by
a noise, and found a naked man in her bed. The man refused to leave. She knew
the man and had given him permission to stay on prior occasions, but had not
given him permission to be in the room this time.
Nov. 28, 8:13 a.m. A store on the 1300-block of Sacramento
Avenue reported that a man in his late 20s had stolen over $200 worth of
medications and left in a Chevy Trailblazer.
Nov. 28, 9:30 a.m. A vehicle’s window was broken sometime during
the night on the 1500-block of Highland
Nov. 28, 9:50 a.m. A vehicle burglary was reported on the
1500-block of Barona Street.
A window was broken and a cell phone, calculator and computer cable lock were
among the stolen items.
Nov. 28, 11 a.m. An officer saw a Camaro going over 45 miles
per hour on Evergreen Avenue.
Despite the patrol car’s lights and siren, the Camaro failed to yield for a
half mile. After being pulled over, the male driver said, “I just wanted to get
home because my license is suspended. I didn’t want my car to get towed.” There
were four warrants for the driver’s arrest, and a suspended license. He was
Nov. 28, 2:44 p.m. A
Vermont Avenue resident reported that a neighbor’s
“aggressive” chocolate Labrador dog had just
been in the backyard and had attempted to bite the resident’s husband. The dog
was now back in its own yard. The resident insisted on contact with an officer
to file a complaint.
Nov. 28, 3:34 p.m. A woman said she had accidentally left her
purse at a restaurant on the 800-block of Harbor. 22 minutes later, it was
gone. The suspects were a family at the restaurant. A debit card in her purse
was found to have been used by a thief.
Nov. 28, 5:02 p.m. An officer was dispatched to the location of
an abandoned 911 call on West
Capitol Avenue. A woman at the scene said a male
had assaulted her, kicking her several times in the ribs and stomach. She said
she had vomited blood and the officer reported swelling to the side of her face
where she had been struck. The man was wanted by state parole, and was
arrested. He was listed as a gang “dropout.”
Nov. 28, 6:53 p.m. A female shoplifting suspect was in custody
at a Riverpoint Court
store for trying to steal $58 in groceries.