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Citrus Heights Police Logs: dancing transients, burglary, ‘hand bomb’

Latest police logs include reports of someone hugging a light pole on Sylvan Road, transients dancing in a parking lot around 5 a.m., a mobile home ransacked on Auburn Boulevard, and a woman alleging someone had thrown a “hand bomb” at her.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Links to additional bulletins are also included below.

Thursday, January 31, 2019: Total of 77 incidents listed.
Incident report categories of note: 28 calls regarding suspicious activities, 12 disturbance-related, 10 homeless/transient-related, 1 grand theft, 4 petty thefts, 2 burglaries, 1 assault report, 5 collisions, no stolen vehicles, and 1 report of domestic violence.

1:10 a.m., Assault, Stones Casino on Antelope Rd. Police were notified that casino security were with a subject who had allegedly committed an assault inside the casino.

1:24 a.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Walgreens at Greenback/Dewey. Four individuals entered Walgreens shortly before 1:30 a.m. and were reportedly seen “putting handfuls of items in bags.” Police were advised that they were likely trying to steal the items from the store.

1:40 a.m., Suspicious Vehicle, Louth/Donegal. A woman called police and said she was following a suspect vehicle “that recently robbed her house.”

5:09 a.m., Suspicious Circumstances, California Family Fitness on Sunrise Blvd. Several transients were reportedly “loitering and dancing” in a parking lot shortly after 5 a.m.

9:00 a.m., Petty Theft, Sunrise Mall. Two individuals reportedly drove up to a receiving gate at Macys Womens and “clipped the chain” using bolt cutters. The incident was listed as petty theft, indicating that item(s) valued under $950 were stolen.

11:04 a.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Spring Creek Apartments on Sun Hill Dr. A  woman called police and said her ex-husband had “filed his taxes and claimed the children.”

11:09 a.m., Burglary, Imperial Manor Mobile Home Park on Auburn Blvd. A mobile home in a park on the 5900 block of Auburn Boulevard was reportedly ransacked, with stolen items including a safe and other valuables.

4:36 p.m. Suspicious Circumstances, Grand Oaks Hair and Nails on Auburn Blvd. Police were advised that a transient who “used to live on the roof” of a hair salon on Auburn Boulevard had apparently used the salon’s address for receiving mail. The caller told police she was now receiving mail from an attorney company addressed in the transient’s name.

5:31 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Sylvan/Stock Ranch. An individual was reportedly seen “hugging a light pole” on Sylvan Road, near Stock Ranch Road.

5:33 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Twin Oaks Ave. A neighbor told police that the garage door of another home on their block had been left open for several days.

6:12 p.m., Fraud/Forgery, Greenback Terrace Apartments on Birdcage St. Police were advised that an individual was fraudulently trying to rent out a residence, but was not the owner.

6:37 p.m., Disturbance Verbal, O’Reilly Auto Parts on Greenback Ln. A woman told police that “a hand bomb” had been thrown at her around 2 a.m. that morning near Sam’s Tires & Wheels on Greenback Lane.

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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.”