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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Police Briefs


Anger management

A male was seen pounding and pulling down the blinds on Inner Circle.

Hair-do profiling

A suspicious-looking man with dreadlocks was seen in the area on Eucalyptus Street and Boxelder Place.

Foliage attachment

A resident was upset when the Public Works Department was clearing out bushes that were blocking the stop sign on Villanova Drive.


Auto zone… Get in the zone!

Someone broke into a vehicle, moved it across the street and removed the wheels and other parts from the car on Antelope Avenue.

Jacked up

A vehicle was up on a jack and all four wheels were removed on Sycamore Lane.

Blank statement

Someone’s bank account was drained, possibly by someone he or she knew on E Street.

New hot spot

Two subjects were drinking alcohol in the bushes on Second and K Streets.


Picnic Day behavior

A subject threw a gooey substance at a window on Second Street.

Extra bulge

Someone stuffed a dress down his pants and ran out of the store on Second Street.

Friendly forewarning

Someone’s friend received a text message from someone he knew saying he was kicking his truck on Russell Boulevard.

Turn down the heat

People were spraying fire extinguishers on Drew Circle.


Booze a-plenty

Subjects were shooting beer out of a water gun on A Street.

Effects of a vertical block party

There were an excessive number of subjects on a roof on A Street and an officer was concerned it could collapse.

Finding the way

Subjects got into an unlocked vehicle and stole the GPS unit on Leonardo Street.

Fire flies – literally

People were behind a residence on Tiber Avenue shooting flames from an unfamiliar apparatus and then a small explosion was heard.

If one of these incidents from Picnic Day weekend sounds familiar, you were probably in the POLICE BRIEFS. They are compiled by POOJA KUMAR from the public logs of the Davis Police Department (cityofdavis.org/police/log) and represent the official version of what happened.


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