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March 9

n Officers looked for a male in the 2600 block of Main Street who reportedly was riding a bicycle with his pants down. Officers never found him.

n An officer checked on a man who was stumbling around near the corner of University Avenue and College Way. Officers cited him after finding drugs on his person.

n  Officers received a report that a woman in a blue Honda hit the gate to Joseph Gale Elementary School and then backed into a ditch before driving off. Officers tracked the vehicle to a nearby address, where they contacted the driver and determined she was intoxicated. She was arrested for hit-and-run and DUII. Her blood alcohol level was .24 percent.

n Officers settled a dispute between neighbors after responding to a call of one yelling and spitting at the other on 19th Avenue.

March 10

n A caller on 18th Avenue reported their neighbor across the street observed a bobcat in a neighbor’s tree. The caller reported that for the past 10 days there had been a loud pouncing sound on their roof every morning at 5 a.m. Police checked the area but found no evidence of a bobcat.

n A subject wanted by the FBI was taken into custody in the parking lot of a local shopping center after a four-hour stakeout.

n A citizen reported a Craigslist scam after learning the number provided to check into a house for rent on Circle Crest Drive was the same one provided out of Massachusetts for several other scams across the country.

March 11

n Officers responded to a call of a crash with cars on fire on Sunset Drive near 24th Avenue. The call was canceled, however, when they learned the actual location was Sunset Highway near milepost 24.

n An employee from Goodwill called police after a loaded .38 Special was found in a donation bin. The gun was seized.

n A caller reported to police that a man was walking down the road carrying beer. 

March 12

n A caller requested information following a vague threat by someone wanting to “hack” his Mine Craft account.

n A woman called to report her husband missing. The husband later came to the police station to say he was not missing, he just didn’t want his wife to find him.

n Police caught up to a vehicle that was reportedly being driven by a young child sitting on an adult’s lap. The car was allegedly all over the road and driving over the posted speed. Police cited the child’s mother for reckless endangering.

n A citizen called to complain about a street sweeper doing “cookies” in a parking lot.

March 13

n The same woman from the day before called again about her missing husband and wanted police to find him for her.

n Police assisted the fire department staff, who were assisting a 51-year-old man who tried methamphetamine. Police seized drugs and the patient was transported to the hospital.

n Officers found a Ford F-350 on its side in the grass off E Street near the Assembly of God church parking lot. A caller reported that a woman walking down the road had said she’d just rolled her car. Police looked for a driver but did not find her until she returned to the scene on her own about an hour later. After exhibiting signs of intoxication she was arrested. Her blood alcohol level was .11 percent.

n A citizen called police after a neighbor started calling and threatening them simply because they asked him to turn his music down.

March 14

n Police responded with medical help on two separate intentional overdoses.

n A man entered a local establishment and said he felt like hurting himself. Police transported him to the hospital.

n An officer found two subjects who had just stolen groceries from Safeway. Both were arrested and the groceries were returned to the store.

n Officers checked on three boys reportedly armed with rifles at 18th Avenue and Maple Street. The rifles were airsoft.

March 15

n Police checked on man who sent a text to a friend the night before saying to “remember the good times” and that he would be missed. Officers found the man in good spirits.

n An officer on patrol near 24th Avenue and Sunset Drive drove up on a verbal dispute. The two subjects were arguing over money owed for construction work.

n Police checked on a man reportedly not wearing anything under some loose-fitting pants on Main Street. Sure enough, a man was found with extremely loose pants with the front pocket liners cut out and nothing underneath.   

n A man entered the hospital and threatened to attack someone if he didn’t get help. The man then left the hospital. Police searched and found him under a pickup truck near 16th Avenue and Juniper Street. The man said he was schizophrenic and was going to hurt someone. He was placed into protective custody and transported to the hospital.

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