Police Blotter: Scary Guy Accosting Students

Also, make sure to lock your car at the barbecue place, as demonstrated in reports by the Pleasant Hill police from Feb. 1-7.

Feb. 1
Tag. You're it. At 6:54 p.m., Pleasant Hill Police Department officers investigated a report of three juveniles with flashlights tagging signs and rails behind Pleasant Hill Middle School on Santa Barbara Road. Officers arrested Tyrone Arr-Osorio, 22, on suspicion of public intoxication.

Scary man with flashlight. At 7:15 p.m., staff from Fairoaks Elementary School complained about a man dressed in black with a flashlight, yelling at kids walking to school, saying, "Come here." At Lisa Lane and Monument Boulevard. Curtis Hill, 52, was arrested on a suspicion of petty theft.

Checking for unlocked cars. At 8:48 p.m., officers investigated a report of seven males and females checking the locks of car doors in the parking lot of Back Forty Texas BBQ on Coggins Drive. Some fled on food, others in a vehicle. Officers did an area check.

Feb. 2
Drinking and driving. At 1:25 p.m. at Patterson Boulevard and Boyd Road, a citizen said he saw a 60-year-old white man getting into a gold Lexus with black rims while drinking a beer. The man said, "It's only one beer," the citizen reported, and drove off toward Walnut Creek.

Demanding money. At 2:44 p.m., a neighbor on Cleopatra Drive saw an unknown female enter the home of a 94-year-old man who lives alone. She reportedly asked him for money. The resident told police he didn't know the woman, who had fled on foot by the time officers arrived.

Feb. 3
Where's my car? A woman on Chollo Court called to report her blue Jaguar stolen. It was lent the day before to a man, but she wanted to report it stolen a day later because the man did not return her repeated phone calls. She did not know where he lives.

Parents fighting. At 9:27 p.m., a 10-year-old boy ran over to a neighbor's home on Beverly Drive and tell about the fight his parents were having.

Feb. 4
Screwing up construction zone. At 1:26 a.m., it was reported that some miscreant scattered the construction signs and cones from Pleasant Hill Road and Geary roads all along Pleasant Hill Road from Geary to Boyd.

Dangerous. At 10:26 a.m., a citizen called to report a Chevy sedan drove off from the Safeway gas station on Contra Costa Boulevard with three children in it, including an infant who was crawling around the inside, not secured in a car seat. With a description of a vehicle and a driver, police are investigating.

Feb. 6
Suspicious 'utility worker.'  A man identifying himself as being with the power company knocked on a Cleopatra Drive door while covering the peephole with a red folder. "When (the reporting party) asked if he was with PG&E he was quiet. He only knocks on some doors, seems to avoid houses with dogs," police reported He was described as a white male with blond hair, wearing sneakers. Police are investigating.

Feb. 7.
Pistol whipping. At 11:30 a.m., police took a report of three men busting into a Wendy Drive home. One pistol-whipped the resident while the others ransacked the house. The resident had minor injuries.


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