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Holiday Week Sees Handful Of RPS Cases
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The Christmas holiday week included regular patrols for members of the Riverbank Police Services, along with a few cases of note. Here are some items deputies dealt with over the past several days.

On the afternoon of Monday, Dec. 21, deputies were dispatched to the Ulta Beauty Supply in the Crossroads on the report of an attempted shoplifting. Deputies subsequently arrested a 34-year-old man for active warrants.

Deputies contacted a 53-year-old man in the 3700 block of Nevada Avenue on the afternoon of Wednesday, Dec. 23 as he was in an argument with another person. Officials said the man displayed obvious signs of alcohol intoxication and was unable to care for himself. He was arrested for public intoxication.

On the afternoon of Friday, Dec. 25, deputies were dispatched to the 6100 block of Claus Road on the report of a dispute. After their investigation they arrested a 31-year-old man for domestic battery.

During the afternoon hours of Saturday, Dec. 26, deputies were dispatched to the report of a suspicious person on the First Street bridge. They contacted a subject identified as Dennis Mullins, 50, and learned he had a felony warrant for his arrest. Mullins was arrested for the warrant without incident.

Around noon on Sunday, Dec. 27, deputies investigated a traffic collision where a vehicle collided with a parked vehicle in the 2600 block of Topeka Street. The driver, a 23-year-old man, was found to be under the influence drugs and he was arrested for DUI.

RPS Chief Ed Ridenour added that during the long holiday period, deputies are continuing to be proactive to combat against DUI drivers, speeders, and reckless drivers.