Bayard Police Department

Monday, Feb. 19

Welfare check
Blackhawk Street
Was on the phone with brother when he heard the phone drop and glass shatter in the background. Officer advised everything was okay.

Watson Street
Calling on behalf of a named female who stated two named subjects are stealing property from her.

Criminal trespass warning
Maple Street – 4:28 p.m.
Contact with caller/all Chino Mine property.

Tuesday, Feb. 20

Welfare check
314 Tom Foy Blvd.
Grey Kia parked in front of the store/female passed out/has been there for about 20 minutes/car is still running. Officer advised everything is okay.

Domestic disturbance
Maple Street – 9:52 a.m.
Caller advised her boyfriend left walking "up" Maple Street. Officer advised everything is okay.

Unattended death
Franey Street
Advised her 91-year-old father passed away/her brother found him unresponsive and stated he had no pulse. BFD was paged twice with no response. Medic 83 will be responding. Officer advised to send OMI.

Accident-property damage
N. Yucca and North streets
Silver car that wrecked into a horse trailer/male and female ran toward the low-income apartments/believes female was driving/male looks about 10-years-old/too dark for a description. Officer has contact with female/8-year-old male with leg pain/vehicle insurance expired/Native 32 not available/45-minute delay. BFD stated patient is going by privately-owned vehicle. BFD advised to cancel EMS/signed refusal/mother transporting.

Wednesday, Feb. 21

Fahey Street
No report.

Suspicious vehicle
200 East Street – Ben Altamirano Alternative School
White 4dr smaller car/truck/both smell of marihuana. SCPD officer advised they left upon request.

Criminal damage to property
Grant Street
Advised her neighbor threw a rock and hit a window of her vehicle.

Welfare check
Cactus Street
Officer advised contact with a female who is trying to show what is going on/deputies running code coming from N. Swan area. Officer advised a named subject was trying to kill caller who is a Spanish-speaking female.

Bayard Post Office
Advised her 34-year-old grandson was walking and got jumped by two males/does not know the males/bleeding from his face/cut above his left eye/bruise on his forehead/bleeding from the mouth. Officer in area ATL the two males.

Thursday, Feb. 22

Guinevan Street
Caller advised a named male is outside her home in a grey Nissan Altima harassing her/he has been physical with caller/she is not injured. LE investigating.

Driving while intoxicated
Highway 180 between Hurley and Bayard
Caller advised a named female left Hurley intoxicated headed to Bayard/when she left caller's house she was slurring her words. Officer advised did speak with her an hour ago and she was not intoxicated/NMSP was given the info/deputy in area ATL/officer advised vehicle parked on Guinevan – no one in it/Deputy went traffic with vehicle at Family Dollar.

Domestic disturbance
Fahey Street
A named subject just walked away from the house with the 6-month-old baby/no blanket. Caller was advised an officer would still be going by to make sure everyone is okay/there was a young girl crying. Second caller advised can hear people yelling/he lives next door. Officer on scene.

Fahey Street
Advised a named female is arguing with him and other members in the house. Can hear the female yelling in the background. Officer advised everything is okay/only verbal.

Hurley Police Department

Wednesday, Feb. 21

Welfare check
Horseshoe Drive – North Hurley
Caller advised she received a threatening text from her husband then disconnected. Deputy made contact with a female.

Domestic disturbance
Romero Avenue
Walk-in wants his wife removed from the house/she is possibly under the influence of pills.

Santa Clara Police Department

Wednesday, Feb. 21

Welfare check
Aguila Street
Caller advised a named male is bothering his child. Male got on the phone and stated he was disciplining his daughter and caller got upset. Everything is okay.

Domestic disturbance
Prescott Street
Advised his mother and her boyfriend are physically fighting/son is no longer on scene/he went to his grandparent's house because he couldn't take it anymore/son is 9-years-old/believes his mother has bruises on her face. Officer advised spoke to both parties/negative on a domestic against a family member/going to be en route to an Orchard Street to speak with the child/both units clear/everything is okay.

Thursday, Feb. 22

Welfare check
11988 Highway 180
Two small kids are near the crossing by James Street going to the Dollar Store/they almost got hit by caller/they were shaking sticks at the passing cars.

Domestic disturbance
Ft Bayard Street
Advised her boyfriend has been verbally abusive/nothing physical/they are both in the kitchen. Deputy advised everything is okay/everything verbal.

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