Police Blotter

May 10, 6:53 a.m.

Officers were called to the old water filtration building where a woman was concerned about a suspicious looking black box; officers determined the box was a pest control trap.

May 10, 9:59 a.m.

A woman called police to report that she had been threatened by her supervisor and locked in her office.

May 10, 3:19 p.m.

Officers received a civil complaint about a dispute over money owed for artistic ironwork and that the company had taken the iron gates back.

May 11, 1:03 p.m.

A man called to request extra patrols of his neighborhood as he believed homeless people were living on the roof above his unit and that they had tapped into his internet as well as his cable or television, as they were changing the channels.

May 11: 3:22 p.m.

A man called to report “people getting killed” near the airport, claiming there were gunshots and brutally violent assaults, then hung up. Officers report that witnesses in the area heard nothing to that effect.

May 11, 7:13 p.m.

Police received complaints in person from one party, and over the phone from the other, after a child exchange between divorced parents devolved into threats of violence and suicide.

May 12, 10:53 p.m.

A man complained to officers that his wife had punched him in the face, while approximately seven people had come together to give him an intervention.

May 12, 4:25 p.m.

A woman appeared in person hoping to retrieve items from an impounded vehicle that was registered to someone else, but she could not remember who she bought it from. After calling multiple dealerships, officers could not validate her statements. The woman left displeased but returned with sufficient information within 24 hours.

May 14, 12:57 a.m.

A man called to report that he had found a snake in his house and had caught it in a brown plastic shopping bag. He thought it was a baby rattlesnake, but didn’t know what to do with it so he intended to leave the bag on his porch. Officers retrieved the snake and disposed of it in the desert.

May 14, 10:21 a.m.

Officers were notified that a woman drove a Ford Explorer through a wall and required towing.

May 14, 11:32 a.m.

A woman was conscious but unable to correctly answer questions and required medical assistance after a horse fell on her in the desert.

May 15, 2:57 p.m.

A man called to complain that his neighbor had cut his cable in the alley, solely “to mess with him and (he) would like patrol regarding shenanigans and the subject,” who had also made threats about “shooting a flaming arrow.”

May 15, 6:42 p.m.

A man called to complain that a group of juveniles were skateboarding on the roof of the dome-shaped building across the street.

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