If they were trying to get the cops’ attention, they succeeded.
Sacramento police arrested two men in separate incidents of weird, harassing behavior. The first occurred early Monday morning. Around 2:30 a.m., the department’s Richards Boulevard patrol station got a bang-up wake-up call when a car rammed the police facility’s iron-rod gate.
The suspected vehicle, which left its license plate behind, was later stopped. Police say the driver, identified as 54-year-old Gregory William Davis, was under the influence and had deliberately driven into the gate, which guards the department’s fleet of central city patrol vehicles.
Davis was booked into Sacramento County jail on charges of felony vandalism and misdemeanor driving under the influence. He’s scheduled to appear in court Thursday, May 23.
Later that same Monday, officers tracked down a man who reportedly flooded emergency dispatchers with more than a hundred calls over the past month. Jimmy Shao, 56, was arrested for falsely reporting an emergency and making annoying and harassing 911 calls.
He was released Tuesday from county jail, sheriff’s department records show.