This week's calls include: a strange request from Cote d'Ivoire, a Social Security scam, and a stolen necklace.

Monday, June 21

Officers took a report from the manager of a storage unit in the 8900 block of Southwest Burnham Street who said an electronic lock had been tampered with and the unit was broken into, causing damage. The lessee of the unit stated household merchandise had been stolen.

A man clicked on a Facebook ad that briefly showed a video clip of him. The video disappeared and he was messaged instructions to send $500 via CVS Pharmacy to a man in the West African city Abidjan. The victim did not pay anything to the extortionist.

Officers cited a man for public indecency after he was observed masturbating in his vehicle when a female barista handed him a coffee in the 12900 block of Southwest Pacific Highway.

Officers took a report of an assault in the 14200 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. An unknown man hit a male patron of a business in the mouth after an argument, causing swelling to his lip.

Tuesday, June 22

Officers arrested a man for assault after an argument with his girlfriend escalated to violence. He grabbed her phone, broke it and in the process injured her finger.

An officer took a report of fraud from a man after his employer was notified by the state that someone had falsely filed a claim in his name. Similar unrelated incidents were reported during the week.

Officers took a report of a theft in the 16100 block of Southwest 108th Avenue. Tools, a workout bike and machines were stolen from a detached garage at an apartment unit. There were no signs of forced entry.

Wednesday, June 23

Officers took a report from a resident who was contacted by a man claiming to be with the Office of Inspector General who said the Social Security of his wife was associated with drug activity and if he hung up, he would put out a warrant for his arrest. The scammer attempted to get the last four digits of his wife's Social Security number, but the victim did not give any information.

A woman received a call from someone claiming to be with Apple who stated that hackers were trying to steal her identity from the Cloud account. She was told to go to Apple to buy gift cards and they would be able to block the hackers when she provided the gift card information to them. The caller claimed the money would be refunded to her account, but the victim has not received it.

Officers arrested a woman for drunken driving after observing a vehicle parked in the middle of the southbound lane of Southwest 72nd Avenue near Southwest Fir Street. She was found asleep in the rear driver side with her seat belt fastened.

Thursday, June 24

Officers took a report of a theft of registration stickers from a vehicle in the 500 block of Southwest 113th Avenue.

Officers took a report of a catalytic converter theft in the 9500 block of Southwest Washington Square Road.

Friday, June 25

Officers arrested a woman for drunken driving and reckless endangering following a rollover crash on Southwest Hollow Lane near 123rd Avenue that resulted in minor injuries to the driver and a passenger. She also hit a parked car.

Officers took a report of a theft from a woman shopping at a grocery store in the 15500 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. Her wallet was stolen, and her credit cards used at Walmart and Costco.

Saturday, June 26

Officers responded to a robbery in the 12600 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. Two men approached three male teenagers on a basketball court. They were holding their waist bands and it appeared one had a gun. A phone was stolen, and a necklace was ripped from the neck of one juvenile. There were no injuries. The phone was located nearby after the victim used a tracking app. The case is under investigation.

Officers took a report of a catalytic converter theft from a U-Haul truck in the 11500 block of Southwest Pacific Highway.

Sunday, June 27

Officers took a report of a car prowl in the 11400 block of Southwest Pacific Highway. A MacBook Air valued at $1,000 was stolen from a vehicle. The thief gained access by breaking the rear, passenger side window.

Officers conducted several welfare checks during the excessive heat over the weekend.

Editor's note: Police logs are a partial accounting of law enforcement calls, based on activity reports and descriptions generated by participating police departments. All persons accused of a crime are legally considered to be innocent until proven guilty. Accounts of events are based on police and eyewitness reports.

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