These are highlights from the Ridgecrest Police Department police logs, which summarize calls the RPD received. These logs do not reflect the final outcome of the incident or confirmed information. Therefore, the Daily Independent withholds names from the logs.

Monday, October 7, 2017

01:49 THEFT Occurred at hospital on N China Lake Blvd. Person states patient left hospital with a wheel chair. Necessary action taken.

01:51 VEHICLE CHECK Officer initiated activity on N Robalo St. One arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and taking property known to be stolen.

06:21 WELFARE CHECK Occurred on E Upjohn Ave. Report of a female juvenile being harassed by two white males. Reports that they keep grabbing the female and dragging her eastbound down the street. Unable to locate.

08:36 MALICIOUS MISCHIEF Occurred on W Nancy Ave. Person states sometime yesterday someone shot a paintball at the residence. Log note only.

08:56 POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE Occurred on N Cisco St. Found narcotics. One arrested for possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia. Cited and released.

15:08 CONTACT CITIZEN Occurred on S Sunset St. Person reports property manager is yelling at her to get out of the apartment, and she has not been given a notice to move. Civil problem.

19:40 SUSPICIOUS PERSON Occurred on W Church Ave. Person states older female is in the middle of the roadway dancing. Unable to locate, female danced off into the night.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

05:51 HIT AND RUN REPORT Occurred on S Sanders St. Person states her boyfriend's car was hit sometime last night. Information received.

09:13 LAND TRESPASS Two males inside red tagged house. Three arrested for violating building code and one arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. Subjects cited and released.

09:56 DOMESTIC DISTURBANCE Occurred on N Sahara Dr. Person states he is again outside to pick up his belongings from his girlfriend, who has locked him outside. Peace kept.

12:33 SHOPLIFTING Occurred at grocery store on N China Lake Blvd. Person reporting subject ran out of store with a cart full of items, loaded items into motor home. Unfounded, driver of motorhome had receipt for items in vehicle. Unfounded.

13:20 WELFARE CHECK Occurred on W Rick Ct. Person concerned about a woman staying with her father. He told the person the woman sees demons. Checks ok, no demons at the time.

14:07 WARRANT ARREST Officer initiated activity on W Haloid Ave. One arrested for being drunk in public and interfering with a police officer.

14:34 HARASSMENT Occurred on S Silver Ridge St. Report that male keeps throwing things on his roof and yelling to get his girlfriend's attention. Warning issued.

16:20 H&S VIOLATION Occurred at fast food chain on N Norma St. Report that female in the restroom is using drugs. One arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia and being under the influence of a controlled substance.

18:29 CONTACT CITIZEN Occurred on W California Ave. Person states he is not happy about subject being released and wants to know if the subject is going to buy him a new tire. Information provided.

21:13 STRONG ARM ROBBERY Occurred at motel on S China Lake Blvd. Report of subject who robbed pizza delivery. Report taken.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

01:01 WELFARE CHECK Occurred on S Silver Ridge St. Person requesting welfare check on son who cannot get up. Assisted.

09:57 SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES Occurred on W Reeves Ave. Delivery driver reporting that resident answered the door holding a shotgun. Negative contact.

10:15 ELDER ABUSE Occurred at nursing home on S College Heights Blvd. Person stating that her son took all the money from her bank account. Necessary action taken.

10:45 CONTACT CITIZEN Occurred on W California Ave. Person has questions on how to legally picket a business. Information provided.

12:19 ROBBERY REPORT Occurred on W Robertson Ave. Person stating his mother was assaulted and money stolen. Report taken.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

00:06 BATTERY Occurred on N Robalo St. Person states his sister is under the influence and went to the wrong house and broke the window. Subjects then hit and kicked her in the head. Person requesting medical attention. Report taken.

00:44 ILLEGAL FIREWORKS Occurred on N Palm Dr. Person advising juveniles are shooting fireworks off at cars. Unable to locate.

09:26 PETTY THEFT Occurred on W Drummond Ave. Person claims that another tenant came by to help her then took all the money she had in her purse. Information provided.

10:23 GENERIC FIRE CALL/NOT SPECIFIED Occurred at rental car company on N China Lake Blvd. Vehicle on fire in parking lot. Referred to other agency.

10:24 INFORMATION Occurred on W Moyer Ave. Person reports there's garbage in the house and a sandwich from California City is "jilting" on the counter. Log note only.

12:20 INFORMATION Occurred on W Moyer Ave. Person reports their life story has been narrated and broadcasted. Log note only.

14:01 INFORMATION Occurred on W California Ave. Report of a juvenile with possibly a play gun tucked into his pants. Person saw the juvenile pull it out and point it at some of the other juveniles. Report taken.

14:14 CONTACT CITIZEN Occurred on W California Ave. Person has suspect information for unauthorized charges on Discover card. Referred to other agency.

16:32 INFORMATION RECEIVED Occurred on W Moyer Ave. Person reports they are illegally directing broadcasting to his home. Log note only.

20:06 SUBJECT DOWN Occurred on S China Lake Blvd. Person reports that male is laying down on a mound of dirt, unresponsive. Necessary action taken.


On Monday, at approximately 2:34 p.m., a lady walked out of a supercenter shopping store and realized, with horror, that her car was missing. She called the police stating she could not find her car and it was in progress of being stolen. For a conclusion, the police log simply reads "unfounded." Perhaps she was looking in the wrong aisle.