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Police were kept busy on Veterans Day in Citrus Heights, responding to reports of a female with a “rooster mask” in a suspicious vehicle, more trouble with juveniles, and a man’s ex-girlfriend smashing up his car with a bat.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins for Nov. 11, 2019. Additional logs are linked below.

Monday, Nov. 11, 2019: Total of 62 incidents reported. Incident report categories of note: 16 calls regarding suspicious activities, 22 disturbance-related, 8 homeless-related, 6 petty thefts, no grand thefts, 1 burglary, 2 assault reports, no hit-and-run collisions.

9:29 a.m., Disturbance Loitering, Dollar Tree at San Juan/Greenback. A man gathering signatures for petitions was asked to leave a location near Dollar Tree, but he reportedly refused and said it was his First Amendment right to be there.

9:48 a.m., Homeless Camp, Mariposa/Highland. Homeless individuals reportedly returned to a camp site underneath a bridge that had recently been cleared out by police. The caller advised police that the individuals had been making camp fires.

10:17 a.m., Suspicious Vehicle, Gimbel Way. A red Chevrolet was reportedly parked on a residential street for two hours with a sole female occupant inside who had a “rooster mask.”

10:36 a.m., Stolen Vehicle, Sunrise Vista Drive. Police were advised that a blue 2000 Ford Ranger with a disabled placard and dent on the left driver side was stolen from a parking stall at an apartment complex on Sunrise Vista Drive overnight.

10:46 a.m., Homeless Camp, Chevron at Old Auburn/Sunrise. Several homeless individuals were reportedly living in an area behind a Chevron gas station, with tents and items “spread all over.”

10:52 a.m., Assault, Ella Ct. A caller told police his mother had struck him 3-5 times times with an open hand. No injuries were reported.

11:06 a.m., Stolen Vehicle, Maidstone Way. A utility trailer with a “floor machine” valued at $2,500 was reportedly stolen from a location near Madison Avenue. No suspect information was known.

12:37 p.m., Assault w/ Weapon, Meadows Apartments on Greenback Ln. A man’s ex-girlfriend reportedly came to his apartment and “started hitting his car with a bat.”

4:24 p.m., Vandalism, Sunrise Mall. Police were called after a half-dozen juveniles reportedly broke out a window at the Sears building at Sunrise Mall.

5:17 p.m., Burglary Vehicle, Villaview Drive. A caller told police that a “distant female relative” had unsuccessfully been trying to break into their vehicle. The relative reportedly had been at the location for three hours and had yelled “if no one responds to me I am going to break into this car.”

8:03 p.m., Prowler, Briartree Way. A neighbor called police and said a prowler with a flashlight was seen in the backyard of a nearby home. Police were advised that the homeowner was disabled and had a “stalker ex-boyfriend” with a restraining order.

8:42 p.m., Disturbance Verbal, Larwin Drive. A group of juveniles reportedly rang a woman’s doorbell and then “threw a can into the street.” The woman told police the juveniles were last seen going into Tempo Park and she said they were “going to be causing problems.” The juveniles were describes as between the ages of 10 and 16 years old, one of whom was in a wheel chair.

10:39 p.m., Suspicious Circumstances, Covewood Ct. Two individuals who were looking into vehicles with a flashlight took off running after being yelled at by a nearby resident who called police.

Full logs: Nov. 3 | Nov. 4 | Nov. 5 | Nov. 6 | Nov. 7 | Nov. 8 | Nov. 9 | Nov. 10 | Nov. 11

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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.”

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