Crime Watch

Cameron Park Crime Watch: December

By From page C9 | January 01, 2013

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports:

Mailbox spree
Dec. 1: Thieves opened multiple Fairway Drive mailboxes and stole their contents.

Dec. 2: A petty theft was reported on Coach Lane.

Can’t get in
Dec. 3: Someone tried to burglarize a locked vehicle parked on La Crescenta Drive.

Tee’d off
Dec. 4: Vandals caused more that $00 in damage at the Cameron Park Country Club’s golf course.

Wrong number
Dec. 5: A 30-year-old, wanted man was contacted on Cambridge Road and reportedly found in possession of a fake Social Security card.

Dec. 6: A thief busted the back window of a vehicle parked on Arthur Court, causing $300 in damage.

Jewel theft
Dec. 6: A burglar slid into a Cambridge Road home and stole jewelry.

Locked but not safe
Dec. 7: A thief broke into a locked vehicle parked on Pasada Road and stole several items.

School bust
Dec. 7: An 18-year-old student was given a citation after she was reportedly found in possession of marijuana on a Green Valley Road school campus.

Lifted and recovered
Dec. 7: two 20-year-old men were arrested after they reportedly stole a scissor lift on Country Club Drive.

Bad marks
Dec. 8: Someone broke into storage sheds on a Merrychase Drive school campus.

Dec. 8: A 19-year-old woman was cited after she allegedly tried to steal alcohol from a Coach Lane business.

Tunnel vision
Dec. 9: Clever burglars broke into a Green Valley Road building and tunneled their way into a local business, causing thousands of dollars in damage and stealing merchandise worth hundreds of dollars.

Busy vandals
Dec. 12: Someone busted out a vehicle’s back window on Meadow Lane. Another vehicle was vandalized on Merrychase Drive.

Dec. 12: A 15-year-old boy received a citation for alleged vandalism on Green Valley Road.

Dec. 15: A commercial burglary was reported on Palmer Drive. Deputies investigated and forwarded evidence to detectives for further review.

On the green
Dec. 15: Thieves damaged golf course gate on Alexandrite Drive and broke into a cargo container.

No receipt
Dec. 15: A Coach Lane store’s loss prevention staff detained a 55-year-old woman outside the business after she allegedly stole items.

Tell the truth
Dec. 15: A 43-year-old man is suspected of giving deputies false information during their investigation of a Coach Lane disturbance. A warrant was issued for his arrest.

Bad business
Dec. 17: A Cameron Park Drive business was burglarized.

Dec. 17: A 70-year-old woman reported a petty theft on Royce Drive.

Big trouble
Dec. 18: Deputies arrested a 21-year-old woman on Meder Drive on suspicion of possession of narcotics without a prescription and a methamphetamine pipe. The suspect also had an outstanding warrant.

Rifled through
Dec. 18: Someone entered an unlocked vehicle parted on the Goldorado Plaza and went through personal belongings. The victim was unsure if anything was taken.

Two much
Dec. 19: Deputies detained two adults reportedly too intoxicated to care for themselves on Coach Lane and Cambridge Road.

Turned in
Dec. 20: An Arcadia Road resident turned in a gun and ammunition for safekeeping with sheriff’s officials.

Another pickup
Dec. 21: Deputies arrested a 19-year-old man allegedly too intoxicated to care for himself on Mira Loma Drive.

Dec. 21: A 17-year-old boy received a citation and a ride home after deputies spotted him looking into closed businesses’ windows on Palmer Drive after curfew.

Vandals, again
Dec. 21: Vandalism was reported on Winterhaven Circle.

Vehicle damaged
Dec. 21: A vehicle owner reported vandalism to his ride parked on Chasen Drive.

Double haul
Dec. 21: Burglars broke into a Cameron Park Drive business and an adjacent, empty suite and stole several items.

Donation turnover
Dec. 21: A Snowline Hospice employee gave sheriff’s deputies a donated starter revolver.

Stuff stolen
Dec. 21: A residential burglary was reported on Spinel Circle.

Dec. 23: Someone broke a Green Valley Road business’ glass front door.

Caught in the act
Dec. 23: Deputies arrested two men and two women on suspicion of burglary after finding the suspects inside and outside a Robles Court home.

Pellet gun found
Dec. 24:  pellet gun was found in the bushed near a Coach Lane business.

Dec. 24: An Eagle Lane resident found open mail near his mailbox and later discovered that someone used gift cards stolen from the mail.

Time to steal
Dec. 25: A Boeing Way resident reported his watch stole from a nightstand.

Pretty petty
Dec. 26: Two separate petty thefts were reported on Chasen Drive.

Noel Stack


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