Police Briefs

City of Holtville

Monday,

March 29

POWER TOOLS:

Someone called police to report that his power tools had been stolen during the night. The caller was unsure if anything else was missing. The caller was advised on his options.

TWO BROTHERS, TWO POINTS OF VIEW:

Someone called police requesting information on placing a restraining order on his brother. Both brothers were contacted by officers, and both gave a different story. The two subjects were advised of their options.

ON THE WAY:

Someone called police to report a homeless man loitering in the are of a local business. The subject had been asked to leave and refused, but he eventually complied. The caller was advised to call back should he return.

SNAKES, I HATE SNAKES:

Someone called police to report finding a small, reddish-brown snake in a flower bed while doing some gardening. The snake was removed and the caller was advised to call back if she spotted any more snakes.

Tuesday,

March 30

POOR TABLE:

Someone called police to report that a subject had vandalized one of the concrete benches in Holt Park.  The type of vandalism was not specified. A report of the incident was taken.

TRAVEL TRAILER

ATTENTION:

Someone called police to report three subjects watching him as he parked his RV. The caller is worried that they may be up to no good. Police agreed to provide extra patrols for the area.

WELFARE CHECK:

Someone called police to report that their mother has not responded to multiple phone calls. Police performed a welfare check on the woman and found her to be okay.

Wednesday,

March 31

WATER LOGGED:

Someone called police to report a water outage in the area. The caller believes that it may be due to a ruptured water line. Public works was informed of the situation.

JIGGLE AND RUN:

Someone called police to report a suspicious subject trying to open car doors in the area. The subject was gone before an officer arrived. The caller was advised to call back should he return.

WIFE VERSUS HUSBAND:

A female subject called police to report having a fight with her husband. The husband was gone by the time police arrived and the caller was advised to contact Woman Haven if she continues to have problems with her husband.

City of El Centro

March 26

BETWEEN BROTHERS:

A mother called police to report that her son, who she didn’t want at the residence, had come home and started a fight with his brother. The young man left the locale after being contacted by officers. The caller was advised of her options.

MOM AND KID BONDING TIME:

Someone called police to report a mother and daughter having a loud argument that had turned into a skirmish. The caller also stated that she had heard them throwing things around the house. The 22 year-old-daughter was separated from her mother by officers. Both subjects were counseled and advised to take their problems to a civil court.

CAN’T WE ALL JUST GET ALONG?:

Someone called police to report that his brother is intoxicated and causing problems at the residence.  The young man left to stay at a friend’s home for the night.

Saturday,

March 27

MOVE IT ALONG:

Someone called police to report a white, Ford pick-up truck blocking their driveway. The driver was no where to be found. After a few moments, the owner of the vehicle did show up. Officers warned him not to park in front of driveways.

PROWLERS:

Someone called police to report spotting 3 or 4 prowlers in their back yard. The caller stated that they all fled seconds before an officer could arrive on scene. Police were not able to locate any of the subjects.

Sunday,

March 28

SURPRISE:

Someone called police to report arriving home to find her home burglarized. Nothing was found missing, but several windows had been broken and the front door had been vandalized. The caller also reported finding a note addressed to her son. A report was taken of the incident.

NOT A GOOD PROWLER..:

Someone called police to report a subject with a flashlight snooping around in alleys in the area. Officers were not able to locate the subject, and asked people in the neighborhood to keep an eye out and call back should they return.

LOUD:

Someone called police to report loud music coming from a residence down the street. Officers made contact with the neighbors and they agreed to turn the music down. The caller was advised to call back should it happen again.

Monday,

March 29

HAVE BEEN DRINKING:

A mother called police to report that her two sons were arguing with her and throwing things around the house. The caller admitted that she had been drinking. All of the involved parties were counseled by an officer.

POOR K-9:

Someone called police to report that their neighbor had left their dog outside without any food or water. Animal control was not notified and the situation was handled.

Tuesday,

March 30

WORRIED:

Someone called police to report two large dogs running loose in the area. The caller stated that he had a lot of children at the location for a birthday party, and he was worried about their safety. Animal control was notified and handled the situation.

RECKLESS:

Someone called police to report a male subject on a motorcycle driving recklessly and speeding in the area. Officers were not able to locate the man. The caller was advised to call back should he return.

City of Brawley

Friday,

March 26

BROKEN INTO:

Someone called police to report having a stereo faceplate and a few CDs stolen from his vehicle. The estimate value of the items was not reported. The caller was advised of his options.

ARGUMENTS AND BROKEN ITEMS:

Someone called police to report a couple arguing, throwing things, and being aggressive. The couple was separated, but the caller is worried that they may start up again. They were both counseled.

THREATS:

Someone called police to report that his brother had threatened to break the windows of his vehicle, slash his tires, and steal his stereo. The caller was advised of his options.

Saturday,

March 27

VENDETTA:

Someone called police to report that a female subject, who she had had a small argument with earlier, had just driven by and thrown a beer bottle at her. The caller was advised of her options.

BOOK IT!:

Someone called police to report an unknown subject crawling into their home through a window and trying to get into a bedroom. The subject took off running before officers arrived.

Sunday,

March 28

WHILE I WAS GONE:

Someone called police to report hearing noises at the home of a neighbor who is out of town. Officers investigated and found that the home had been burglarized. Several items were found to be missing.

THERE ARE BETTER WAYS:

Someone called police to report a neighbor throwing dog waste into the street and onto his car. The neighbor was warned to use the correct trash bins for the dog waste. He complied.

Monday,

March 29

JAMMING:

Someone called police to report a neighbor playing a drum set and keeping him from resting. The neighbor was  contacted and complied when asked to pack it up. The caller was advised of his options.

TOUGH DOG:

Someone called police to report that a loose Rottweiler had got into their backyard and was trying to attack the caller’s dog. The caller’s dog ran into the house and was not injured. The Rottweiler was retrieved by its owner. The owner was advised to keep the dog in its pen or on a leash.

Tuesday,

March 30

CAUGHT IN BETWEEN:

Someone called police to report a male subject hanging out in the middle of traffic. The caller was afraid that the man could get run over. The subject was contacted and advised to stay on the sidewalks.

OUT OF LINE:

Someone called police to report that her ex-boyfriend was at her home, and she didn’t want him there. The caller stated that she was afraid he was going to hit her. The situation handled and the caller was advised to get a restraining order against her ex.

City of Calexico

March 26

SIBLING FIGHT:

Someone called police to report two siblings arguing in public. The caller stated that the argument was quickly escalating into a shoving match. Both subjects were counseled and asked to keep away from each other. They complied.

GRUMPY PAN HANDLER:

Someone called police to report a male subject panhandling in the area and yelling at people who refuse to give him change. The 45-year-old, homeless man was asked to leave the area by an officer. He complied.

BROKEN GLASS:

Someone called police to report that a side window on his vehicle had been broken some time during the night. The caller was advised of his options and a report was taken.

Saturday,

March 27

DISTURBING THE PEACE:

Someone called police to report a mother and son arguing loudly. The caller didn’t know what the two were arguing about. The two subjects were counseled.

MOVE IT ALONG:

Someone called police to report a 45-year-old male subject under the influence of alcohol was on a street corner yelling and preaching. The man was sent on his way. The caller was advised to call back should he return.

Sunday,

March 28

RACING:

Someone called police to report a subject in a white, lifted, Chevrolet truck racing other vehicles up and down the street. The caller is concerned for any traffic in the area. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle. The caller was advised to call back should they return.

REFUSING TO LEAVE:

Someone called police to report a group of young people skateboarding in the area. The caller has asked them to leave, but they refuse. An officer made contact with the youngsters and sent them home.

Monday,

March 29

MOTHER AND DAUGHTER:

Someone called police to report having an intense argument with her daughter about how she is raising her own baby daughter. Both parties were counseled by officers.

JUMPING FENCES:

Someone called police to report that a male subject had just jumped a fence into his back yard and appears to be taking some kind of shortcut. The caller was advised to call back should they return.

Tuesday,

March 30

CAUSING RUCKUS:

Someone called police to report that their daughter is arguing and trying to pick fights with the entire family. When they asked her to leave, she only became more irate. She was finally sent on her way by an officer.

ESCORTED:

Someone called police to report a drunk, male subject yelling, cursing and acting violently. The caller had asked the subject to leave, but he refused. Officers informed the man that he was trespassing and escorted him off the property without a physical confrontation.