Police Blotter


March 27, 10:03 a.m.

Someone called to ask how to handle a person who was defacing political signs. Extra patrol for the area was ordered 20 minutes later.

March 27, 10:41 a.m.

A man called and reported two of his cars were hit while on the street in front of his house. He estimated it happened within the past 48 hours.

March 27 12:51 a.m.

Officers received a report of people taking what appeared to be parts used by the water department — meter covers, tubes, etc.

March 27, 2:22 p.m.

Officers received a report of a suspicious man in a dark blue Suburban with body damage, who was shoving a woman. The caller saw the woman sitting in the driver’s seat with the man at the door. He then began punching the female, shoved her over and got in the driver’s seat.

March 28, 1:07 p.m.

Officers received a report of a dog chasing a postal worker.

March 28, 1:30 p.m.

Someone called to report a woman who appeared to be living in the tunnels by St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. The caller estimated she had been staying there for two weeks.

March 28, 4:30 p.m.

The fire department were called to a fire in a 55-gallon trash can. When they arrived, they found it smoldering, as staff used a fire extinguisher and a gallon of water on it. Firefighters used two more extinguishers to put out the fire.

March 29, 3:51 a.m.

A caller reported three men were hiding in the bushes. When she asked them to leave, one of them threw a bottle. She said they were last seen heading to a ditch in the area. When officers arrived, there was no evidence the subjects had been there.

March 29, 5:13 p.m.

Officers received a report from a mother who thought her 15-year-old son and several other minors were in the inside the apartment smoking marijuana.

March 29, 11:29 a.m.

Officers were called to the scene of a bus passenger being belligerent with the bus driver. A physical altercation ensued, and the passenger had minor injuries that were treated at the scene. Both parties refused to sign a complaint.

March 30, 7:40 a.m.

Someone reported a suspicious woman taking pictures of front doors. She was wearing black clothes and an Army green jacket. She also had a briefcase, and was walking toward the Del Prado area.

March 30, 3:29 p.m.

Officers noticed a metal shed from someone’s backyard had been blown into the middle of the road.

March 30, 4:43 p.m.

Someone called to request assistance and report a portion of their roof had blown into the middle of the street.

March 31, 7:09 p.m.

Officers received a report of three women destroying a political sign on the corner. The destruction of property was done with a removable marker. The damage was removed by the suspect and no longer there.

March 31, 7:49 p.m.

A caller reported that there was an uncontained bonfire on the westside of the Western Area Power Administration substation. The caller said there were numerous vehicles there and the fire was less than 100 yards from where the pavement ended. Subjects were feeding logs onto the fire to make it bigger. They then started to put out the fire. Officers warned them about fire regulations. One of the subjects was also warned about his expired registration.

April 1, 11:16 a.m.

A caller reported that subjects had surrounded his house while he and his girlfriend were sleeping and brandished a knife. Another person called about the same address and said she was worried about her girlfriend, who she thought was being held against her will by the woman’s boyfriend. All the parties were separated and none wanted to press charges. There appeared to be no coercion.