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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Police Briefs



Charitable giving

Occupants of a silver sedan were reportedly throwing bottles out of their vehicle near the intersection of Third and B streets.


Search party

Three subjects were seen looking through the bushes with flashlights on Craig Place at Haussler Drive.


Come hay or high water

A truck lost part of its hay load, resulting in eastbound lanes being blocked at County Road 102 and County Road 29.



Should have offered samples

A man inside a business on Second Street was trying to sell marijuana.


Party pooper

individual on Sycamore Lane filed a noise complaint because of people
talking, laughing and singing loudly on a nearby front porch.


FM radio all the rage nowadays

An unknown subject smashed a vehicle’s window and took an FM transmitter on Scripps Drive.


Treehuggers strike again

Unknown subject(s) entered unlocked cars on Drew Circle and removed some papers.




Magical groceries

An individual on Pole Line Road called police to report that when she returned home after being gone all day, she found new groceries in her fridge.


Honesty not always best policy

An extremely intoxicated subject was going door to door asking for booze money on Cranbrook Court.


Guns blazin’

An individual called to report three males waving shotguns on a balcony on Moore Boulevard. He then said they saw him and he had to go, and the line was disconnected.


Invisible prowler

An individual on La Canada Way called police to report that he or she heard a dog barking and someone walking in the side yard.


Still young at heart

“College-age kids” were seen speeding recklessly around in a go-cart very loudly at a park on Chestnut Lane.


O, teen angst

Five juveniles were seen cursing at passerby and throwing objects near the intersection of F and East 14th streets.


A stuck truck

A semi trying to make a U-turn on Richards Boulevard ended up blocking the roadway.


Ding-dong ditch

Several juveniles were ringing doorbells and running away on Eureka Avenue.


POLICE BRIEFS are compiled by JEREMY OGUL from the public logs of the Davis Police Department and represent the official version of what happened. The DPD crime blotter can be viewed online at cityofdavis.org/police/log. This segment appears on Mondays during the summer.


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