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Police Blotter

May 27, 7:13 a.m.

A caller requested extra patrol when 20 of his tires were flattened, police said. According to the caller, nobody else’s vehicle was touched.

May 27, 8:18 p.m.

A man called police and said he sold his Jeep to another man a year ago and still hasn’t been paid.

May 27, 10:59 p.m.

A caller said underage kids were smoking and “up to no good.”

May 28, 12:34 a.m.

A call came in about a sheep on the highway.

May 28, 8:05 p.m.

A man called police and said someone hit his vehicle in the parking lot of Casa Flores. He said there’s $1,000 to $2,000 worth of damage.

May 29, 3 a.m.

A call came in about a man sleeping inside a white Ford F-150.

May 29, 7:23 a.m.

A caller said there was pandemonium at a blinking light.

May 29, 8:11 p.m.

A man called police after he was concerned for his granddaughter, who he said had gotten lice six times in the last three weeks.

May 30, 11:39 p.m.

A man called police after he walked into the emergency room. The man claimed he was assaulted and had a separated shoulder.

May 31, 8:12 a.m.

A man said he was looking for a semitrailer or a large trailer that’s pulling large pieces of aluminum used for large airplanes, police said.

May 31, 8:51 p.m.

A caller said a chubby boy, approximately 17 years old, was lying in the middle of the road on Avenue I near Nevada Way. The boy then got up, started waving his arms and walked toward the highway, according to the caller.

June 1, 4:16 p.m.

A caller said he asked a man on a bicycle if he sold blow torches, according to police. The man then gave him the finger and continued to ride up and down the road.

June 2, 1 p.m.

A call came in about a man in his 40s walking and having an argument with himself, police said.

June 2, 7:31 p.m.

A caller reported a rattlesnake in her driveway.

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