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From the News-Ledger
Feb. 2, 2011

  Information for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and documents. The information includes citizen complaints and other statements that have not substantiated or proven by an investigation or a courtroom.   

Jan. 26, 2:21 a.m.   A Maple Street resident reported that a female neighbor had stolen a rifle. The victim did not know the make, model or caliber of the stolen weapon.  

Jan. 26, 5:05 a.m.   A burglar made entry through an unlocked front door at a business on Shore Street to steal at least three computer monitors.  

Jan. 26, 3:12 a.m.   A 2005 Mustang was reported about to be repossessed on Pennsylvania Avenue.  

Jan. 26, 7:30 p.m.   A resident near Cummins Way and Julian Drive said that there was at least one teenage male (probably more) going to homes, soliciting money for a school in the Antelope area. The youths were not visiting every house, and the “random contacts seem odd,” said the resident. Police were asked to contact the youths.  

Jan. 26, 9:12 p.m.   On Rice Avenue, a citizen reported that a pair of juveniles had been throwing rocks at the citizen’s dog. After being confronted, they fled, “backtalking” as they did so. The dog was not hurt.

  Jan. 26, 10:07 p.m.   A woman at a 6th Street senior apartment complex said she saw a man outside her window, performing a sex act upon himself.  

Jan. 26   A 49-year old Grizzly Bay Road woman reported that she had received a letter from an unknown prison inmate.  

Jan. 26, 9:16 p.m.   A 33-year old resident of Woodhaven Lane reported that somebody had burglarized his car. Stolen were $1,000 worth of titanium surgical plates and screws. The incident was reported to security personnel at the gated complex.  

Jan. 27, 12:22 p.m.   A citizen came to the lobby to report a case of fraud or theft. The victim had ordered a phone from an Internet auction site, but all that arrived was an empty box.  

Jan. 27, 2:20 p.m.   A Janet Drive woman said a female houseguest had entered her room and thrown her to the floor, causing an injury (bleeding to the face). No medical aid was needed.  

Jan. 27, 5:06 p.m.   A woman reported finding her own stolen vehicle in a parking lot behind a bar on the 2400-block of West Capitol.  

Jan. 27, 7:01 p.m.   A witness said there was a 1978 Cadillac “driving oddly” near Oakland Bay Drive. The driver was going about 5 miles per hour, with no tail lights. The witness couldn’t tell if the driver was drunk, or disoriented by the fog, or just a bad driver.  

Jan. 27, 8:20 p.m.   Security personnel at a Riverpoint Circle retail store watched a 22-year old Mosswood Circle woman take a DVD of the movie “True Blood” from a shelf, put it inside her jacket, and exit the store without paying for it. She was detained, arrested, and given a notice to appear in court. The DVD was worth about $40.  

Jan. 28, 9:50 a.m.   The registration stickers were reported stolen from a 2004 Honda parked on Webster Street.  

Jan. 28, 11:29 a.m.   An Oregon man reported that thieves had hit a home he owned on Pierce Street in West Sacramento. They took a dishwasher, refrigerator, garbage disposal and the carpeting. The loss was valued at $3,000.  

Jan. 28, 12:43 p.m.   A man reported there was a male subject removing the catalytic converter from a blue Thunderbird parked near Michigan Avenue and Maple Street. The car might be abandoned, said the witness. The caller “did not want to get involved” and declined to provide his contact information.  

Jan. 28, 5:44 p.m.   A Southport resident threatened suicide.  

Jan. 28, 2:30 p.m.   A Brenda Way man reported that a pair of juveniles in Summerfield Park had thrown a large piece of concrete, hitting his house and causing possible damage. The juveniles were now on the Patwin side of the park.  

Jan. 28, 4:12 p.m.   A witness said a silver Lexus with four juveniles in it had been “doing donuts” in the roadway near Stonegate Drive and Muscovy Road – until their car hit the center curb and broke a wheel rim. Now it was broken down in the road.  

Jan. 28, 7:08 p.m.   A two-vehicle accident was reported at Jefferson Blvd. and Sacramento Avenue. There was at least one apparent injury – a victim with a broken arm.  

Jan. 29, 3:29 a.m.   A 23-year old Sacramento man was arrested for trying to shoplift jewelry and a white “hoodie” sweatshirt from a Riverpoint Court store.  

Jan. 29, 4:59 a.m.   A loud party was reported on Pennsylvania Avenue.  

Jan. 29, 5:39 a.m.   A man on 5th Street reported that a former friend had broken his glass rood, threatened to kill him, and thrown a hatchet at him. The hatchet missed, but hit the door. The suspect retrieved the ax and left the scene.  

Jan. 29, 6:59 a.m.   A female panhandler was reported to be “wandering throughout the store and verbally abusing the employees and customers” at a West Capitol supermarket.  

Jan. 29, 9:36 a.m.   Gang graffiti was found on a Douglas Street fence.  

Jan. 29, 11:56 a.m.   A citizen was “calling for a neighbor” at a Cummins Way senior complex. The neighbor reported an “explosion” in her electrical system. It was unknown if there were any flames or smoke.  

Jan. 29, 2:35 p.m.   A security person at a Riverpoint Circle store said that a shoplifting suspect had fled when they attempted to detain him. While fleeing, however, the man had dropped his keys and left behind a couple of juveniles who were still in the establishment. The man was now in front of the store.  

Jan. 29, 2:49 p.m.   A citizen said that a known female suspect had stolen $900 in cash from the citizen’s room at a West Capitol motel.  

Jan. 29, 6:17 p.m.   A West Capitol supermarket said that on Jan. 17, a male suspect had stolen some items, then returned with a false receipt and immediately exchanged them for cash. The subject was captured on video. The store reported that Elk Grove Police had contacted them because they were pursuing a case against the same suspect, and had asked the store to report the theft incident.  

Jan. 29, 10:48 p.m.   A witness said there was a “male versus female” disturbance near Madrone Avenue and Westacre Road. The female was “running circles around the male, and he is telling her to shut up.”  

Jan. 29, 10:30 a.m.   Someone took two commercial truck tires and rims from a casket company truck parked on Seaport Blvd. The loss was valued at $1,600.  

Jan. 30, 1:25 a.m.   A 32-year old Antelope man drove a Toyota Celica into a ditch on the 1900-block of Linden Road. An officer believed him to be intoxicated. “I have a toothache and I took a prescribed Vicodin,” the man said. He was later arrested.  

Jan. 30, 12:14 a.m.   A small car and a pickup truck were reportedly “chasing each other” near Westacre Road and Park Blvd. The car at one point drove up onto a lawn. Both left.  

Jan. 30, 1:42 a.m.   A citizen said there was a man on the corner of 4th and D streets for the past hour, “just standing in the rain.”  

Jan. 30, 1:57 a.m.   A security person interrupted a suspect breaking into a vehicle in the parking lot of a Riverpoint Circle store. The suspect fled in a dark green Kia. The guard discovered that a total of at least three vehicles had been burglarized, after the thief smashed in a side window on each.  

Jan. 30, 2:53 a.m.   A resident near Chaparral Way and Manzanita Way asked for extra police patrols. The resident hears a barking dog, and believed that “wherever the dog is barking, the owner may be in distress.”  

Jan. 30, 7:38 a.m.   A man reported finding his stolen bike for sale on the Internet. The person with the bike agreed to meet him later that day at a Riverpoint Circle store to complete the sale, the victim told police.  

Jan. 30, 9:42 a.m.   A witness reported a two-car accident. One victim was “holding his neck.”  

Jan. 30, 6:52 p.m.   A witness said an older female driver had just hit the center island on the 1500-block of Park Blvd. – and then exited the vehicle and ran away southbound.  

Jan. 30, 8:04 p.m.   A Southport supermarket reported having a 15-year old boy in custody for trying to steal $45.65 worth of vodka and brandy. The youth was on probation.  

Jan. 31, 1:53 a.m.   An officer saw a 48-year old Salt Lake City man driving on Stillwater Road. The driver “failed to dim his high beams” and changed lanes several times without signaling. The officer stopped the driver, who had a felony warrant, and the driver was arrested.             

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