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Jan. 31 - Feb. 6: False 911 Calls, BB Gun Pranksters

Police also respond to bar fight, arrest young woman after she flips car.

Teenagers Blow Out Car, House Windows With BB Gun

The police received four separate calls about car and home windows being shot out by BB gun pellets, and wound up arresting three 15-year-old boys in connection with the crimes Monday evening. At Big Horn Blvd. and Crystal Walk Circle, police found the boys – one who had the BB gun loaded with steel pellets – and  arrested them on suspicion of vandalism and conspiracy to commit a crime.

Men Casing Out Cars Arrested for Having Burglary Tools

After being told two men were casing cars with flashlights Tuesday evening in a parking lot, then went to sit in a white car, police did a vehicle stop. They learned that the passenger, 20-year-old Leonard Clark of Sacramento, was on parole and probation, while the driver, 25-year-old Nathan Schneider of Sacramento, had a suspended license. Police also found two metal spring-loaded center punches, two small flashlights, two pairs of gloves and other miscellaneous tools when they searched the car, and arrested both men on suspicion of possession of burglary tools and loitering on private property.

Man Stabbed in Forehead at Bull Wings

A fight at the Bull Wings Bar and Grill on E. Stockton Boulevard ended with three men being arrested on various charges. At 1:22 a.m. Thursday, police arrived at the bar and learned that a 47-year-old man had been cut with a knife and that the suspect walked away. They later found 24-year-old Jeffery Rutherford of Sacramento in a field south of the bar and arrested him. They also picked up two men with Rutherford: Elk Grove resident Tysen Smith, 24, on suspicion of having an outstanding arrest warrant, and Kevin Byfield of Sacramento, on suspicion of public drunkenness. All three were taken to the main Sacramento County jail.

Young Woman Arrested for DUI After Rolling Car

A 21-year-old Acampo woman was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after rolling her car on Elkmont Way and E. Stockton Blvd. just after midnight Saturday. Shea Marie Alzuri displayed signs of impairment when officers arrived, police said. No other cars were involved.

False 911 Calls Land Elk Grove Woman in Jail

A 26-year-old Elk Grove woman phoned 911 to report that “undercover officers from another police agency were in her apartment, attempting to kill her,” late Saturday night. When officers arrived at Lisa Vann's home on the 9200 block of Franklin Blvd., they found no such thing and learned she'd phoned the EGPD 30 times in February alone. The calls came from her home and several other locations, police said, and each time no actual crime had occurred. Vann was then arrested on suspicion of reporting a false emergency and misuse of the 911 system.

Elk Grove Laguna Forums February 08, 2011 at 02:16 PM
I don't think it's any more or less safe. This kind of stuff has been around awhile and happens in every city. Kids shooting BB guns, fights at bars, burglars, and DUI's that has always happened. We all have to be careful and take precautions and realize their are bad people out there and do the best we can.
Elk Grove Laguna Forums February 08, 2011 at 09:43 PM
We are taking a poll on our website about this subject after running this article. http://www.elkgrove-laguna.net/forums/showthread.php?2323-This-week-s-crime-review 13 votes so far. 4 say less safe and 9 say about the same.

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