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2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: domestic violence, grand theft, tire slashing

2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: domestic violence, grand theft, tire slashing

Latest Citrus Heights police logs include a $3,000 theft at Walgreens, transients harassing boys at an LDS church camp, a woman allegedly trying to assault her boyfriend with a hammer, and an arrest of a knife-wielding assault suspect.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins, from June 9 to June 13, 2017:

by · June 17, 2017 · Police Logs
Metro Fire crews block off a portion of Sunrise Boulevard Thursday as crews respond to a house fire. // Photo courtesy, reader submission

House fire at Sunrise/Oak closes lanes, causes over $100k in damage

Several lanes of traffic at Sunrise Boulevard and Oak Avenue in Citrus Heights were partially blocked off around noon Thursday as emergency crews responded to the scene of a house fire on the west side of the intersection.

Metro Fire reported that firefighters encountered “heavy fire conditions” upon arrival, with flames extending into the attic of the aging, two-story home. Fire Captain Chris Vestal told The Sentinel the blaze was reported around 11:40 a.m. and confirmed that no one was inside…

by · June 15, 2017 · Police
Citrus Heights police released several images of robbery suspects at an AM/PM store. // Courtesy, CHPD

Suspects sought after video of alleged Citrus Heights AM/PM robbery goes viral

Over 250,000 views were made in just over 24 hours on a local Facebook video that went viral on Tuesday evening. The short, 16-second video appears to show several shoplifters in a physical confrontation with employees at the Citrus Heights AM/PM store on the corner of San Juan and Madison Avenues — with one of the suspects appearing to forcibly stop the video from being taken.

Citrus Heights police later posted the video on the department’s Facebook page on Wednesday evening, along a news release and several images of three suspects being sought in connection with the altercation. The incident occurred around 6 p.m. on June 13…

by · June 14, 2017 · Police
2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: 7440 Club, stolen vehicles, collision spike

2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: 7440 Club, stolen vehicles, collision spike

Latest Citrus Heights police logs include trouble at the 7440 Club on Auburn Boulevard, a repo agent encountering a stubborn vehicle owner, more transient trouble, and a collision spike during the rain on Thursday.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins, from June 2 to June 8, 2017:

by · June 10, 2017 · Police Logs
A 72-year-old man gives a thumbs up photo with three officers who assisted him after his car ran out of gas and was burglarized. // Courtesy, CHPD

CHPD officers praised for aiding 72-year-old driver; arresting 3 burglars

It’s late at night. Your vehicle runs out of gas and you pull to the side of the road. Some helpful officers take you to your home to get a gas can, but meanwhile your disabled vehicle has its side window smashed in and three burglars begin rummaging through your belongings.

That’s what Citrus Heights police said happened to a 72-year-old man this week near the intersection of Garfield and Verner Avenue…

by · June 10, 2017 · Police
Suspects Winston Sims, right, and Michael Romias, left, were arrested by Citrus Heights police detectives.

Citrus Heights detectives arrest two suspects; drugs and handgun seized

In a narcotics sales arrest announced Friday night, Citrus Heights police said two suspects were arrested along with the seizure of a loaded handgun and drugs.

Police said detectives with the Citrus Heights Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit made contact with the suspects in a vehicle on the 6000 block of Greenback Lane and arrested Winston Anthony Sims, 34, and Michael Anthony Romias, 25.

by · June 9, 2017 · Police
Suspect Lonnie Scott Schaefer, 28. // Courtesy, Sacramento County Sheriff's Dept.

Citrus Heights SWAT team assists in arresting fire station burglary suspect

Police said a 28-year-old man suspected of committing multiple burglaries at area fire stations, including one in Citrus Heights, was arrested Monday with the help of Citrus Heights SWAT officers.

Sgt. Jason Baldwin said residents near Raintree Drive and Auburn Boulevard would have seen a heavy police presence Monday morning as deputies from the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department and the Citrus Heights Police Department’s SWAT team took suspect Lonnie Scott Schaefer into custody from a home on…

by · June 7, 2017 · Police
Vanessa Sanchez, 18, of Citrus Heights. // Credit: Union City Police Department

Citrus Heights teen arrested in connection with Bay Area robbery

A Citrus Heights teen has been arrested in connection with a Bay Area robbery and is charged with second-degree robbery, assault by means likely to produce great bodily injury, criminal threats and conspiracy.

On Friday, multiple Bay Area news outlets reported the arrest of five suspects — which included 18-year-old Vanessa Sanchez, of Citrus Heights, and a San Jose State University basketball player…

by · June 3, 2017 · Police
2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: road rage, naked neighbors, skate park assault

2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: road rage, naked neighbors, skate park assault

Latest Citrus Heights police logs include a road rage incident at Sunrise Boulevard and Old Auburn Road, an assault and arrest at Rusch Skatepark, and an ongoing problem with a neighbor allegedly exposing himself at his front door.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins, from May 26 to June 1, 2017:

by · June 3, 2017 · Police Logs
2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: graffiti, Victoria’s Secret, liquor theft, bricks

2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: graffiti, Victoria’s Secret, liquor theft, bricks

Latest Citrus Heights police logs include the arrest of a brick-throwing suspect, a church being sprayed with graffiti, liquor theft at Safeway, and a woman being arrested for shoplifting at the Victoria’s Secret store in Sunrise Mall.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins, from May 17 to May 25, 2017:

by · May 28, 2017 · Police Logs
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