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Police Blotter

Sept. 16, 3:52 a.m.

Police were out with a woman who had been waiting at a bus stop for six hours, according to a police report.

Sept. 16, 4:54 a.m.

A man called police and told them some kids were throwing rocks at his window.

Sept. 16, 10:21 a.m.

Police met with a person from the Parks and Recreation Department about copper wire stolen from air-conditioning units at the Boys and Girls Club.

Sept. 17, 8:35 a.m.

A man called police and said his neighbor was running an auto shop out of his house.

Sept. 17, 3:53 p.m.

A man said two people took vinyl signs from his vehicle when he was at Vons, according to police, and threw the signs at him when he confronted them.

Sept. 17, 10:51 p.m.

Police responded to a call about a tarantula on someone’s patio.

Sept. 18, 2:28 p.m.

A man wanted to talk to police about a trip-and-fall incident involving a dumpster placed in a possibly illegal area, police said.

Sept. 19, 4:39 a.m.

A caller told police two men were smoking methamphetamine outside.

Sept. 19, 6:33 p.m.

A caller told police that two kids were ripping branches off trees at the park.

Sept. 20, 12:26 p.m.

Police received a call about parents from a visiting Little League team threatening umpires.

Sept. 20, 3:16 p.m.

A caller told police that participants at a car show were revving their engines loudly.

Sept. 20, 9:52 p.m.

A caller told police that a driver near the animal shelter was doing doughnuts.

Sept. 22, 12:39 a.m.

Police received a call about an intoxicated man who wrecked his bicycle.

Sept. 22, 10:39 a.m.

Police received a call from Garrett Elementary School about a student who had a pocket knife and a switchblade.

Sept. 22, 12:08 p.m.

A man told police he wanted to file a complaint about tenants who took his doorknobs when they left his property.

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