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This week's calls include: persistent ex-tenants, stolen saws, and a standoff with an impaired driver.

Monday, March 15

Officers responded to a burglary in progress in the 7100 block of Southwest Gonzaga Street. At the scene, a man was slamming a rock into the ground and trying a door handle to the building. There was no damage. The man was looking for shelter, was provided resources and agreed to move along.

Officers responded to a report of criminal mischief from a resident in the 10900 block of Southwest Hall Boulevard. A woman was awoken to a loud noise outside her apartment and discovered the back window to her Honda Civic had been broken. Nothing was missing.

Tuesday, March 16

Officers assisted a landlord in the 10500 block of Southwest Pathfinder Way with trespassing former tenants who had been evicted through the civil court process. Multiple warnings were given to the individuals. The landlord ultimately changed the locks.

Officers responded to a report of a bus driver chasing a man near Southwest Main and Scoffins streets. The bus driver stated the man threw face masks at him and was told to get off the bus.

Wednesday, March 17

Detectives are investigating a report from a woman who alleged her 4-year-old daughter had been drugged and molested. It was discovered the woman had an outstanding warrant for child abandonment and endangerment out of Texas. She was arrested, and the child was transported to a local hospital for examination and then taken into protective custody.

Officers responded to a disturbance at an apartment complex in the 11300 block of Southwest Bull Mountain Road where a man and woman were physically fighting. It was determined no crime had been committed.

Officers arrested a man for DUII and reckless driving in the 11500 block of Southwest Durham Road after he was observed driving over a curb.

Thursday, March 18

Officers took a report of a theft from a vehicle in the 9300 block of Southwest Greenburg Road. A backpack blower, pole saw, chainsaw and other tools were stolen from the bed of a work truck.

Officers arrested a woman for DUII after observing her driving the wrong way on Southwest Pacific Highway near Southwest Bull Mountain Road. Her BAC was over twice the legal limit.

Officers arrested a man for DUII whose vehicle was straddling two lanes on Southwest Pacific Highway near Southwest 71st Avenue. His BAC registered over twice the legal limit.

Friday, March 19

Officers took a report of a car prowl in the 11200 block of Southwest Springwood Drive. A woman was awakened by her dogs barking. Later that morning, she found that two of her vehicles had been broken into. Her vehicle registration, driver's license and stock radio were stolen. The cars were not locked.

Officers conducted a welfare check in the 11200 block of Southwest Springwood Drive on a woman who was intoxicated and said she planned to jump into traffic to end her life. Family members took her to a hospital for evaluation.

Saturday, March 20

Officers responded to several reports of an erratic driver in a white car with extensive front-end damage and a shredded tire on northbound Highway 99W. The motorist was seen texting, swerving and drifting into oncoming traffic. An officer tried to pull the vehicle over, but the driver kept going before eventually coming to a stop in the parking lot of a bank. The officer saw the driver and a passenger moving inside the car. They would not comply with commands to show their hands. Backup was requested, including a K-9, and law enforcement from neighboring jurisdictions arrived to assist. The driver repeatedly put his hand near a knife, which was clipped to his pocket. After many loud commands via a PA, the man was safely taken into custody and arrested for DUII (controlled substance).

Sunday, March 21

Officers responded to a domestic disturbance in the 11400 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. A man was arrested for assault IV after he shoved his boyfriend into a vehicle and struck him with his fists.

Officers responded to a report of a shoplifter fleeing a store in the 14800 block of Southwest Sequoia Parkway after stealing a miter saw and hand truck. Loss prevention specialists pursued the man until he entered the I-5 freeway crossing both northbound and southbound lanes, dodging vehicles along the way. At least one driver had to slam on their brakes to avoid hitting him. Officers located and arrested the suspect for theft I and disorderly conduct.


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