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Police Blotter

March 30, 11:47 a.m.

Public works reported a truck stealing water while putting in cable lines at McDonald’s; the subjects in the truck did not have a permit for the water.

March 30, 12:01 p.m.

A health care agency reported that a female worker called about her patient with dementia cutting himself with knives. The female admitted to officers that she had exaggerated in an attempt to have him moved to a facility with more care.

March 30, 2:07 p.m.

A woman reported receiving a threatening email regarding shooting people, though she believes she received it by mistake.

March 30, 6:14 p.m.

A woman called to complain that her car had been keyed outside the beauty shop after another woman became irate about the way she parked.

March 31, 3:31 p.m.

A bank employee called to complain that two men had attempted to scam the bank by playing a shell game, exchanging money, and she feared they may have gotten away with $300.

March 31, 4:36

An officer received a complaint that two dogs were locked in a car and in distress, but officers determined the dogs were safe as the car was parked in the shade with the windows rolled down.

April 1, 10:20

An assistant principal call to report that she heard from a student, who heard from another student, that a third student made threatening statements two months ago.

April 1, 9:03 p.m.

A caller reported two men walking down Aspen Drive, possibly setting off fireworks or shooting a gun; upon arrival officers determined one man had a whip that had caused the noise.

April 2, 1:46 p.m.

A man stopped by the police station reporting that a friend he declined to name gave him a phone and he thought it might be stolen. Officers found that the phone belonged to his friend.

April 2, 8:13 p.m.

Officers responded to a call complaining of a loud party happening at a neighbor’s home but declined to issue a citation as the noise was at an acceptable level.

April 4, 10:04 a.m.

A caller requested assistance from the police and fire departments upon discovering the caller’s car was on fire.

April 4, 2:10 p.m.

A woman requested officers’ assistance with two missing chairs, worth $300, that she had left with a neighbor. The chairs had been thrown away because the neighbor had been evicted.

April 4, 5:01 p.m.

Officers received a report about a car being sprayed with paint when driving near the 500 block of Nevada Way and that the number the caller had been given for the painting company was not working.

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