From the daily archives: Friday, May 14, 2010

City of Holtville

Monday,

May 10

JUST KEEP IT DOWN:

It was reported that a subject is under the influence and is causing a disturbance in the area, the subject who was asked to keep it down only got louder and reacted rudely to them, the subject was asked to turn in, which he did

DOGS ON THE LOOSE:

It was reported that three dogs are running loose in the neighborhood,  they do appear to be vicious as they walk as if they owned the place, the caller also noticed that they wore callers, the owners nor the dogs were found.

REFUSING TO LEAVE:

It was reported that a subject was in the area and refused to leave, the caller described this subject as a tall Caucasian male, the subject took off running , the caller was advised to call back should he decide to come back.

Tuesday,

May 11

COUPLE FIGHTS:

It was reported that a couple were having an intense argument, though it wasn’t known what the argument was about, both seemed to be getting real aggressive, they were both contacted and counseled.

MOVE ON TROUBLES:

It was reported that the caller’s ex-boyfriend is now throwing items at the caller’s window,  no damage was done to the window, and the caller wished to take care of the problem she just wanted this incident documented for future use.

SHOW SOME RESTRAINT:

It was reported that a subject who is under the influence and has been drinking is acting suspicious around one of the homes, the caller stated that he may attempt to break in to the home, the subject was not found in the area.

BOTHERING NEIGHBORS:

It was reported that the caller’s neighbor is causing trouble when contacted, the caller stated that it was the neighbor’s son whom was threatening and bothering the caller’s son, both were contacted and counseled, they were warned to stay away from each other.

Wednesday,

May 12

STARTING SOMETHING:

It was reported that the caller’s 15 year old son is making a mess round the house, the caller and his son have been arguing for a while now, when asked what the topic of their argument was, they stated that it was about.

LOCKED:

It was reported that a prowler was heard trying to enter the caller’s home thru the back door, the dogs were barking, but no on was found in the area, the caller who is concerned requested for extra patrol that of which was granted

CONCERNED:

It was reported that the caller’s daughter and son in law have been arguing for some time, the caller is concerned, both were counseled, and asked to resolve their issues in private.

City of El Centro

Friday,

May 7

TOUGH TIMES:

It was reported that the caller has found key scratches all over the vehicle, the caller then stated that the side mirror was also broken, a report was taken of the incident, the caller was advised on his options.

BRAWL

It was reported that a pair of brothers are having a loud argument which then resulted in a small brawl, the caller stated that they may both be under the influence of alcohol, the brothers were contacted, the situation was handled

HAS BEEN DRINKING:

It was reported that the caller’s boyfriend came to her residence drunk, the caller stated that he was out of line and would like him to be sent home, the subject left in a 03 Grey Grand Am, the caller was advised to call back should he return.

Saturday,

May 8

DOG CHASING PEOPLE…:

It was reported that a the neighbor’s small dog is one vicious K-9, the caller decided to confront the owner  but the owner appeared to be evading him or was just not home, the animal police was contacted and the dog was impounded.

POOR PICKUP TRUCK:

It was reported that the caller’s truck was vandalized sometime last night, upon inspection it was found the vehicles passenger side window was shattered, a report was taken.

ANIMAL CONTROL:

It was reported that a large black dog is stalking the caller’s home, the caller stated that it won’t let her out of her residence and that it appeared to be vicious, the caller was gone before animal control could arrive.

Sunday,

May 9

THREATS:

It was reported that the caller’s sister is at her residence, though she has been asked to leave, she plainly refuses the subject then started to threaten the caller and her family, the young woman was sent on her way.

BAD DADDY:

It was reported that the caller’s father is at her residence, the man was un-invited and un-wanted there, the elderly man was apparently causing a disturbance in the peace, he was sent on his way.

Monday,

May 10

PERSONAL USE:

It was reported that a white pit bull type dog has been entering the caller’s front lawn and making a mess on her lawn, digging up holes, chewing up random items and using the place as its personal toilet, the caller was advised on her options.

REFUSING TO LEAVE:

It was reported that a group of kids on skateboards are in the plot skating, though they have been asked to leave, they just keep coming back for more skating, the young group of kids finally left when an officer sent them home.

Tuesday,

May 11

WHEN SIBLINGS FIGHT:

It was reported that threats were made to the caller by his own brother, the threats were against his vehicle, the caller stated that his brother threatened to break the windows, slash the tires and steal the radio, the caller was advised of his options.

‘TIS THE TIME FOR A DRINK:

It was reported that there are subjects out in their front yard, with loud music, the subjects have been drinking, they had refused to take the party inside when asked but complied when an officer asked.

City of Brawley

Friday,

May 7

PUSH COMES TO SHOVE:

It was reported that the caller’s parents are shoving and pushing themselves around; the caller whom is a young kid is worried that they may actually get hurt, the caller’s parents were under the influence, and they were counseled.

GOOD EARS:

It was reported that the caller can hear a few subjects screaming, rustling and running around close by, when an officer made a perimeter check around the area, no signs of violence could be found, the caller was advised on her options.

AGGRESSIVE:

It was reported that the caller’s son is being very aggressive, though the caller does have a restraining order against him, he wishes to not enforce it, the caller just wants him gone, and the young man was sent on his way.

Saturday,

May 8

BOTHERING CUSTOMERS:

It was reported that a male subject is inside the store is bothering customers by asking questions and getting a bit too personal, the subject is under the influence of alcohol, and the subject was ultimately sent on his way by an officer.

FISTICUFFS:

It was reported that two male subjects have gotten into a fist fight, though no one was seriously injured, there were a few bruises and a bloody nose,  both subjects left the scene, the caller was advised to call back should they return

THEFT:

It was reported that an unknown male broke into the caller vehicle by breaking a window, the robber ran off with an Mp3 faceplate, a report was taken, the property value was not given.

Sunday,

May 9

MARRIAGE PROBLEMS:

It was reported that the caller is concerned over a married couple who have been arguing for over an hour, the caller added that this wasn’t the first time this had happened, the couple were counseled.

PAINTBALL, REALLY:

It was reported that the neighbors are being too loud, they seem to be pelting their own fence with paintballs, the group who was also laughing and talking loudly didn’t seem to mind that they may hit her yard; the group was asked to keep it down.

Monday,

May 10

IN AND OUT:

It was reported that an unknown subject has jumped in and out of the caller back yard, the caller is tired of this and its been happening for a while now, the caller was advised on his options and to call back should the subject return

FAMILY BLUES:

It was reported that the caller’s family have just gotten out of a family, though it was not a physical fight, the caller is worried that it might escalate towards one, the young woman was contacted, the family was counseled and advised on how to handle future squanders.

Tuesday,

May 11

DISCIPLINE:

It was reported that a subject is being violent, though he does not have a weapon, he is under the influence, when contacted it turned out to be that a father was merely disciplining his children the matter was resolved.

ANIMAL POWER:

It was reported that the caller’s dog is about to break the caller’s fence, the caller stated that this k-9 is rather large, when contacted, no sign of a dog was found in the area, the caller was advised to call animal control should it happen again.

RECKLESS:

It was reported that two vehicles were racing each other in the area; the vehicles were running stop signs and being reckless. The caller is worried that they might get hurt or might hurt someone else; the 2 cars were not identified.

City of Calexico

Friday,

May 7

BACKYARD TROUBLES:

It was reported that the caller has just gotten out of a physical fight with a subject in the backyard, the caller didn’t state what relation he or she may have had with the unknown subject, but it was stated that he refused to leave, the caller was not injured during this ordeal, the caller was advised to call back should he return.

EX-HUSBAND, PERHAPS?:

It was reported that a male subject whom appeared to be 25 years old was around in the neighborhood looking into the caller’s windows, the caller believes it is her ex-husband, the caller was advised of her options.

Saturday,

May 8

VACANT:

It was reported that the caller is hearing noises coming from the neighbors place, the only problem is that the neighbors aren’t home, when investigated a burglar had only walked away with a gray DVD player valued at two hundred dollars.

A GUIDING HAND:

It was reported that the caller believes his son is stealing miscellaneous items from his home or elsewhere and that he maybe smoking marijuana at times, the caller would like for him to be counseled, the young man was contacted.

Sunday,

May 9

ON THE PROWL:

It was reported that two Hispanic males are in the area, causing trouble, the subjects were then seen breaking windows, they were last seen running down the alley, they were not found in the area.

FAIR FIGHT:

It was reported that a pair of female and male couples seem to have gotten into a small brawl, no one seemed to be severely hurt, the caller was advised to call back should they return for another round.

LOITERING:

It was reported that a group of 5 or 6 subjects in the area loitering and snooping around, when contacted one of the subjects stated that they weren’t waiting for anyone nor did they know anyone in the complex, one of the subjects even knocked on the caller’s door, the group was gone before an officer arrived.

Monday,

May 10

THREATS:

It was reported that the caller can hear a subject arguing with a cashier, the caller then stated that he can hear the subject threatening and yelling at the caller, when contacted the subject stated that he was upset over the audio system that he bought.

RECKLESS DRIVER:

It was reported ,that  a lifted Toyota truck is driving at a high rate of speed while being reckless, the caller then stated that the Toyota had a blown tire, the  vehicle was not found, the caller was advised to call back should he return.

Tuesday,

May 11

SHATTERED:

It was reported that a male subject is in the area causing trouble, the subject was seen breaking windows, the male subject was not found, nor was a description available, the caller was advised to call back should he return.

ON A LONG AND LONESOME ROAD:

It was reported that two unknown subjects were having an argument while loitering in the middle of the dirt road, the caller did not recognize the subject to be living in the residence, the two suspicious subjects were gone before an officer could arrive

HARASSMENT:

It was reported that the caller’s ex-friend has been harassing her for some time now; the caller stated that this had been an on-going issue for some time now and was advised on how to handle the situation.

 

U.S. Congressman Bob Filner announced today that San Diego and Imperial Counties will get more than $8.7million for security preparedness.

“It takes constant vigilance to be prepared and keep our country safe,” said Filner.  “This money will go to keeping our critical infrastructure safe from terrorism, major disasters and other emergencies.”

The funding comes from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Preparedness Grants. San Diego received $5.5 million for transit security and $2.7 million for port security.  The City of Brawley received $500,000 for emergency operations.

DHS grant programs fund a wide range of preparedness activities including planning, organization, equipment purchase, training, exercises and administration costs.

Below is the breakdown of the grants for San Diego and Imperial counties.

Transit Security Grant Program

State Urban Area Eligible System Allocation
CA San Diego North San Diego County Transit System (NCTD) $1,538,250
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) $3,981,790

Port Security Grant Program

State Port Area Entity Name Allocation
CA San Diego San Diego Unified Port District $2,774,725

Emergency Operations Center (EOC) Grant Program

State Entity Name Allocation
CA City of Brawley $500,000
 

More Time, More Choices, Lots of Cash

What: In a move to increase consumer choice and flexibility, the California
Energy Commission is proposing to expand its appliance rebate program.
The rebate program will now extend from May 23 until all funds are
exhausted. Consumers will also have additional time to mail in their
application from 30 days to 120 days and have more choices on eligible
energy efficient appliance models.

The Energy Commission has received more than 29,000 applications with
approximately $25 million still available for rebates. Currently more
than $5.8 million in rebates has been received to process. Rebates are
awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis until program funds are
exhausted. A tracker is updated daily on the remaining amount of funds
available at: http://www.cash4appliances.org

When: The California Energy Commission will consider the proposed
changes on a May 19 and May 27 Business Meeting. The revised Guidelines
and meeting notices can be found here:
http://www.energy.ca.gov/business_meetings/

Why: The proposed changes will give consumers additional choices and
more time to Buy, Recycle, and Save with a new energy efficient
appliance. Eligible energy efficient appliances and rebate amounts
available are: refrigerators $200, clothes washers $100, and room air
conditioners up to $50. A complete list of eligible appliances can be
found at: http://www.cash4appliances.org/products/

Who: The Energy Commission has partnered with over 80 Platinum Retail
Partners and more than 40 Official Partners to assist consumers with
appliance purchases, recycling their old appliances and completing their
application package. A list of partners is available at:
http://www.cash4appliances.org/partners/list.html

How: Consumers are eligible for a rebate when they purchase a qualified
highly energy efficient appliance, properly recycle their old appliance,
and submit a complete application package within 120 days of the
appliance purchase. Instructions on how to complete an application for
the California Cash for Appliances rebate is available at:
http://www.cash4appliances.org/consumers/Rebate-Form.pdf

For information on how to properly recycle an old appliance, visit:
http://www.cash4appliances.org/consumers/recycle.html

Additional information is also available through retailer locations
across the state.

 
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