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Police blotter

April 15, 12:55 a.m.

A caller said he wants extra patrol because of continuous knocking and noise-making at his house. The man said he wants police to bring a dog to sniff the area just like on “Cops.”

April 16, 9:15 p.m.

A caller said his car was hit by a dark Toyota that drove off. The caller said he had a witness who saw the Toyota hit his car after dropping someone off a few houses down.

April 16, 11:29 p.m.

A caller saw a man who was dressed in black leaving a vacant house, police said. The caller said the man left on a bicycle and headed toward the desert.

April 17, 9:47 a.m.

A caller said his 5-year-old accidentally got a hold of his phone and dialed 911.

April 17, 11:17 a.m.

A caller said a female tried running him off the road.

April 17, 3:09 p.m.

A caller said two adults and two children have a rope on an old tree and were concerned the tree wasn’t stable enough. Police responded to the scene and the couple admitted to being circus performers. They were advised of the risk, police said.

April 18, 1:16 a.m.

A man called and said his fiancee and her mother abandoned him at Jack in the Box. He said they took his wallet and went to White Hills, Ariz.

April 18, 6:31 a.m.

A man said he sent his fiancee a present, and he went to the address she gave him, according to police. When the man arrived at the address, a man came outside and threatened him, police said.

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‘Spoof’ call temporarily locksdown high school

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