Police Briefs

City of Holtville

Monday,

March 22

SETTLE DOWN:

A mother called police to report that her son and daughter were arguing and refused to calm down and go to their rooms. An officer made contact with the children and advised them to listen to their mother.

DRUGS IN PUBLIC:

Someone called police to report a couple sitting on the bleachers at the little league park, possibly smoking marijuana. The couple was gone by the time police arrived, but marijuana was found at the scene.

Tuesday,

March 23

LOOSE BOXER:

Someone called police to report a large, brown boxer dog running loose in his front yard. The caller stated that if the police department or animal control did not handle the K-9, that he would. The dog was picked-up by it’s owner a short time later. Police advised the owner to keep the dog on a leash.

WHAT TO DO:

Someone called police to report that an unknown young woman had knocked on their door and stated that she was being followed by her ex-boyfriend. The woman fled the area before police arrived. The caller was advised of their options.

SNAKES, I HATE SNAKES:

Someone called police to report spotting a small, brown snake next to a canal near their residence. The caller said that the snake looked dangerous and they were afraid one of the neighborhood children could get hurt. Police were not able to locate the animal. The caller was asked to call back should the snake return.

Wednesday,

March 24

PICKING A FIGHT:

Someone called police to report that her 15-year-old daughter is causing problems and trying to pick a fight with one of her sisters. The young woman was contacted by officers and counseled.

SIBLINGS:

Someone called police to report a brother and sister fighting over personal matters on their front lawn. The caller stated that the fight seemed to be escalating. The two were counseled and separated for the day.

HIT AND RUN:

Someone called police to report that a neighbor’s dog had been hit by a car sometime during the night. The caller said that he didn’t get a good look at the vehicle. The caller also told police that the dog was walking with a limp. Officers were able to contact the owners of the dog and resolve the matter.

City of El Centro

Friday,

March 19

NICE WHEELS:

Someone called police to report that someone had stolen his tires and rims. The 17-inch set included customized rims with tires valued at $3,000.00. The caller was advised of his options. A report was taken of the incident.

VANDALISM

TO THE DESERT:

Someone called police to report a vandalized vehcile. The door handle was torn off sometime during the night. The caller did not know who may have done it. A report was taken and the caller was advised on how to handle the situation.

FLASHING

AND SCOOTING:

Someone called police to report a subject in an alley with a flashlight. The caller is concerned that the subject may be scooping out the area for a more serious crime. The subject was gone before an officer arrived. The caller was advised to call back should he return

Saturday,

March 20

SOUNDS LIKE TROUBLE:

Someone called police to complain that a nieghbor has been dumping dirt and grass clippings onto his front yard. The neighbors were contacted and the situation was resolved

VERSUS THE OLD MAN:

A male subject called police to report a fight between his son and his father. The caller is worried that the fight may get physical. Both the son and father were contacted and counseled. The caller was advised to call back should they go at it again.

Sunday,

March 21

SOCCER IN THE BARRIO:

Someone called police to report that a group of young people playing soccer in the park had decided to use his car for traget practice. The young men were gone before an officer could arrive. The caller was advised of his options.

ROCK THROWING:

Somone called police to report a group of teenagers throwing rocks at a building. The caller said that he had scared them off before, but they keep returning. The teenagers were gone before an officer could make contact. The caller was advised of his options.

Monday,

March 22

DISTURBANCE:

Someone called police to report that a group of subjects are disturbing the peace by playing loud music and yelling. The group was gone before an officer could arrive. The caller was advised of his options.

ON THE PROWL:

Somone called police to report a large dog loose in the area. The dog belongs to a neighbor who is not at home. The caller is concerned that the dog may turn on someone in the street. Animal control was contacted and the situation was handled.

Tuesday,

March 23

OUT BUDDY:

Someone called police to report an unwanted subject at the residence. The caller has asked the subject to leave several times, but he refuses. An officer arrived on the scene and sent the subject on his way without any trouble. The caller was advised to obtain a restraining order.

SLASHING RUBBER:

Somone called police to report that their vehcile had been vandalized some time during the night. Officers inspected the vehicle and found that the front passenger tire had been slashed. The estimated value of the tire was $100. The caller does not have an idea as to who could have done this. A report was taken.

City of Brawley

Friday,

March 19

JUST RESTING:

Someone called police to report a male subject sleeping on a neighbor’s lawn. The caller stated that the neighbors were out of town for the weekend. The subject was contacted by officers and sent on his way.

GOING RIGHT THROUGH:

Someone called police to report that her chain-link fence had been vandalized with what appeared to be wire cutters. The caller reported that the hole in the fence was big enough for a person to fit through. The caller was advised of her options.

Saturday,

March 20

BLACK SPRAY PAINT:

Someone called police to report that their newly-painted fence had just been spraypainted by vandals. Officers documented the damage to the fence.

CANE AND BOTTLE:

Somone called police to report that a homeless, male subject holding a bottle of alcohol and a cane was acting violently and refusing to leave the area. An officer arrived on the scene and sent him on his way.

Sunday,

March 21

LOUD MUSIC:

Someone called police to report being kept up by loud music  courtesy of his neighbor. The caller stated that it’s been going on for a few hours and he has to get up early. The neighbors were contacted and they complied when asked to keep the volume down.

SIBLINGS WILL

BE SIBLINGS:

Someone called police to report that an argument between two siblings is becoming physical. The subjects were separated and counseled and were advised to take their matter to a civil court.

RECKLESS DRIVING:

Someone called police to report three male subjects in an older-model car driving on the wrong side of the road and speeding. The vehicle was not found in the area. The caller was advised to call back should they be spotted again.

Monday,

March 22

FULL BLOWN ARGUMENT:

A neighbor called police to report a couple fighting and throwing things around and being loud. Officers seperated the couple, but the neighbor is worried that it will start again when officers leave, as it has in the past.

JUST WANT PEACE:

Someone called police to report a group of subjects parked in a brown pick-up in the area playing loud music and drinking. The group refuses to leave and are dumping their cans on the street. Officers were unable to locate the subjects. The caller was asked to call back should they return.

Tuesday,

March 23

TRESPASSING:

Somone called police to report a drunk subject yelling, acting violently and refusing to leave the area. Police escorted the man off the property and advised him that he is trespassing. The subject left without further confrontation.

KNOWN FOR VIOLENCE:

Someone called police to report a couple fighting. The couple has a history of serious, almost physical fights. When contacted by officers, the female subject said she was angry because the male subject wouldn’t take her to Mexicali. They were both counseled.

SKIRMISH:

Somone called police to report her step-dad fighting with a neighbor. The caller reported that the argument had gotten out of hand, and the neighbor had been pushed into a pole. Both subjects were found to be under the influence of alcohol. Neither of the subjects was seriously injured.

City of Clexico

Friday,

March 19

DOG BARKING:

Someone called police to report dogs barking in the area. The caller stated that they usually bark when someone is around. He did add that there is a history of theft in the area lately. The area was checked, but no one was found.

REACH IN AND TAKE:

Someone called police to report that an unknown male subject had broken into his vehicle by smashing a window. The robber ran off with stereo speakers and a handful of papers. A report were taken. The property value was not given.

Saturday,

March 20

BUSY DAY:

A clerk at a local store called police to report a customer verbally abusing him. The clerk stated that he was being accused of being too slow with service. The abusive subject sped off in a white van. The caller was advised of his options.

NICE RIDE:

A father called police to report that someone had stolen his son’s bicycle. The bike was described as a red and chrome boy’s Huffy mountain bike. The bike also had pegs on both front and back wheels. The estimate value of the bicycle was $150 dollars. A report was taken.

FIGHT TIME:

Someone called police to report two male subjects in a physical fight. Neither subject was seriously injured. It was unknown as to whether the individuals were under the influence.

Sunday,

March 21

TIME FOR A RESTRAINING ORDER:

A female subject called police to report that her ex-husband has been driving up and down the street and parking on her front lawn. The caller was advised to obtain a restraining order.

RECKLESSLY:

Someone called police to report a male subject in a purple pick-up truck driving up and down the street recklessly. Police were unable to locate the subject. The caller was advised to call back should he return.

Monday,

March 22

MOM AND DAUGHTER:

Someone called police to report a mother fighting with and pushing her 15-year-old daughter. The young woman locked herself in her room. Officers were able to contact and councel both parties.

ECONOMY INFLUENCED:

A female subject called police to report that her 45-year-old husband is throwing things around the house after they had a fight over finances. Both subjects were contacted by officers and counceled.

Tuesday,

March 23

NOT ALLOWED:

Someone called police to report two 10-year-old male subjects riding a motorcycle on streets and sidewalks in the area and only being supervised by another child. The children were asked to put the motorcycle away, and their parents were counseled.

CAR BLUES:

Someone called police to report that their vehicle had been vandalized. Officers inspected the vehicle and found a side window and the rear window smashed. Nothing was missing from the vehcile. A report was taken.

DOGS ON THE LOOSE:

Someone called police to report three vicious-looking dogs running loose in the area. The caller also noticed that the dogs did not have collars. Police were not able to locate the dogs.