for this ‘Police Log’ has come directly from original police reports and
documents It’s just a sampling of the reports, calls for service and arrests
made by the West Sacramento Police Department during the past week. The
information includes citizen complaints and other statements that have not
substantiated or verified by an investigation or a courtroom.
April 14, 5:19 p.m. A man and wife reported going to Arizona for a few
months, and leaving a couple of people “in charge” of their Touchstone Place property. When they
returned, they found one of the people living in it without permission.
April 20, 12:31 a.m. A man said that he was at a business on the
1600-block of West Capitol Avenue
when another man asked to borrow his cell phone. When the first man handed over
the phone, the other guy took it and ran.
April 20, 2:40 a.m. A 1996
Buick Park Avenue was found to have been
burglarized sometime between 1 and 1:30 a.m. at an F Street business complex. The back seat
and trunk lock were broken. Gone were a 2000-watt amp and a CD player.
April 20, 4 a.m. A man lost his cell phone thusly: A
prostitute and her ‘john’ got into a disagreement when he asked for a “line of
credit” until his payday. The woman “got mad and left with the male’s cell
phone instead of her own.” The man didn’t want her phone around his Madrone Avenue
home, so he turned it over to police for safekeeping.
April 20, 7:09 a.m.
A vehicle was burglarized during the night on
April 20, 10:01 a.m. A caller from Southport
reported that his/her 88-year old mother had been threatened with a cane by her
April 20, 10:52 a.m. A woman at a mobilehome park on the
1000-block of West Capitol said that a female roommate had blocked her vehicle
into the driveway with her in it. The roommate refused to move her car.
April 20, 12:02 p.m. A caller said that his/her car had been hit
in the side by a big rig near Cebrian
Street and Stone Blvd. The truck driver said that
since he was blocking traffic, he would turn around and drive back to the
scene. That was eight minutes ago, and the trucker hasn’t returned.
April 20, 12:09 p.m. A resident near Pekins Court and Teal Drive said there were a man and
woman going through trash and recycling bins in the neighborhood. The pair had
a light gray or light brown van.
April 20, 12:19 p.m. A
witness said some juveniles were near the creek and railroad tracks close to Mikon Street,
trying to light a fire.
April 20, 1:09 p.m. At Cat Island Road and San Salvador Street: a
witness said that a 30-year old woman had bragged at a party that she had two
DUI warrants, hadn’t paid her tickets, and had a suspended license, but still
drove a car around West Sacramento. The caller was upset by this.
April 20, 1:27 p.m. A
caller, apparently representing a phone company, said there were ongoing
problems with a man on Mandura
Street. The man said “he’s tired of mowing around
a (utility) box in his yard and demanded free phone service or he will rip it
April 20, 2:08 p.m. An Orchard
Way resident called police, saying an ex-roommate
was there trying to break down the bedroom door. The caller didn’t know the
person’s name, and the line was soon disconnected.
April 20, 2:12 p.m. A woman reported that a Casselman Drive neighbor “throws unknown
chemicals into the air,” giving her a headache and making her dizzy.
April 20, 2:45 p.m. A witness said there were five male juveniles
at Summerfield Park, smoking drugs.
April 20, 2:50 p.m. A
Deerwood Street woman reported that a man in a
gray Ford Explorer had just thrown liquor bottles onto her front yard. They
April 20, 3:24 p.m. A witness said three boys had jumped a fence
onto a Poplar Avenue
school, urinated on the bathroom doors, and were now playing on the basketball
April 20, 3:26 p.m. A generator and lawnmower were stolen from a Pecan Street
backyard during the last month.
April 20, 5:12 p.m. A caller reported having stored some scrap
metal at the port, near the boat clubs. Someone had taken it – but the material
had just been located at a Rice
Avenue recycling center, which had information
about the person who sold it to them. The metal was valued at over $1,000.
April 20, 5:53 p.m. A tire store at Ikea Court reported finding eight counterfeit
$10 bills in the till while counting out the day’s receipts.
April 20, 6:14 p.m. Gang graffiti was sprayed on a fence near Rubicon Way and Shasta Way four or
five days earlier.
April 20, 6:38 p.m. A
Spruce Way resident said a 14-year old girl “with
lots of jewelry” had been going door-to-door selling magazines – but would
accept payment only by credit card, and not by check. The caller believed this
was suspicious and asked police to contact the girl.
April 20, 6:53 p.m. A driver reported
being cut off by a reckless motorist near Lake Washington
and Southport Parkway.
The victim swerved to avoid a crash, but hit a curb and damaged a wheel rim.
The other driver refused to stop. The victim followed the subject to his
residence on Spruce Way.
The man went inside his home, refusing to talk, and the victim was now nearby
waiting for police.
April 20, 7:03 p.m. Extra patrols were requested as a baseball
tournament ended at River City High, since “the teams have a (history) of bad
blood with each other.”
April 20, 7:16 p.m. A 51-year old woman attacked her ex-husband
“by punching, scratching, and hitting the victim with a walking stick” in an
incident on Sacramento Avenue.
When police arrived, she “attempted to punch and kick officers.” She was
April 20, 7:37 p.m. A
Beardsley Drive resident reported receiving
sexually-harassing text messages from an unknown person. The sender continued
to send them despite being told to stop.
April 20, 9:32 p.m. A woman in the north area reported that her
husband left about 20 minutes earlier in an SUV, threatening to kill himself,
after the pair had an argument.
April 21, 9 a.m. A
Drew Street man said somebody struck his parked
vehicle, damaging its side.
April 21, 9:23 a.m. An officer contacted a 43-year old 6th Street
woman near Todhunter Avenue
and Anna Street,
regarding a Yuba County arrest warrant. She said she “was
given the wrong court address upon release from the jail and she attempted to
make her court appearance.” She was arrested.
April 21, 12:52 p.m. A
Longcroft Street woman reported someone had stolen
three gold coins from her husband.
April 21 A 39-year old Sacramento man was detained by loss
prevention officers at a store on Riverpoint
Court, after he concealed some merchandise “on his
person” and left without paying. After police arrived, the suspect said he had
stolen the items “so he could sell (them) for a Wal-Mart card and drugs.” He
was arrested and booked.
April 22, 3:17 a.m. A 32-year old Evergreen Avenue woman was detained and
placed under citizen’s arrest for shoplifting at a Riverpoint Court store. She had concealed
some items in her purse. The woman was on parole. She was placed by police on a
“parole hold,” and she admitted having had the intent to steal the goods.
April 23, 12:35 a.m. A 20-year old Evergreen Circle woman was stopped near Evergreen Avenue
and Coke Street
for riding a bike with no lights on the wrong side of the street. She had an
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