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Citrus Heights police cracking down on seat belt violations through June 4

Citrus Heights police cracking down on seat belt violations through June 4

The Citrus Heights Police Department has joined forces with a nationwide law enforcement effort to crack down on seat belt violations from May 22 through June 4.

“Our law enforcement personnel see firsthand the loss of life when people refuse to buckle up,” said Citrus Heights Police Chief Ron Lawrence in a news release last week, citing 2015 statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration showing that nearly half of the 22,441 passenger vehicle occupants killed in…

by · May 24, 2017 · Police
Citrus Heights Police Logs: graffiti, shoplifting arrest, SMUD assault, vandalism

Citrus Heights Police Logs: graffiti, shoplifting arrest, SMUD assault, vandalism

Latest Citrus Heights police logs include several reports of assaults involving vehicles used as weapons, graffiti outside city hall, a shoplifting arrest made at Target, and an assault reported at a SMUD substation on Sunrise Boulevard.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins, from May 12 to May 16, 2017:

by · May 20, 2017 · Police Logs
Suspect Melanie Rasmussen was arrested by Citrus Heights Police on attempted murder charges. // Courtesy, CHPD

CHPD: woman arrested after roommate says she shot him in leg

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Thursday morning in a residential neighborhood of Citrus Heights, allegedly involving a man being shot by a female roommate.

In a news release issued Thursday evening, police said officers had responded to a report of a man being shot in the backyard of a home on Saint Philomena Way Thursday morning, near Fair Oaks Boulevard. Responding officers found a “conscious and alert” 46-year-old man with a gunshot wound, police said…

by · May 18, 2017 · Police
Firefighters responded to an apartment fire on Auburn Oaks Court in Citrus Heights, Tuesday morning. // CH Sentinel

Attic fire at Citrus Heights apartment damages multiple units, displaces residents

Residents at an apartment complex near Auburn Boulevard and Twin Oaks Avenue were awakened by an early morning attic fire that damaged eight units Tuesday morning.

Battallion Chief Chris Reed told The Sentinel eight fire trucks responded to the Sierra Ridge Apartment complex on Auburn Oaks Court Tuesday morning, after a fire was reported around 6:20 a.m. He said firefighters found an attic fire above four units, requiring a hole to be cut in the roof to gain access…

by · May 16, 2017 · Community, Police
2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: mud-bathers, Lyft trouble, grand theft at PetSmart

2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: mud-bathers, Lyft trouble, grand theft at PetSmart

Latest Citrus Heights police logs include an employee allegedly stealing $4,200 from PetSmart through fake returns, transient campers taking over the Raley’s parking lot, bad behavior from a Lyft driver, and bikini-clad mud-bather’s causing a disturbance at a vacant residence.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins, from May 5 to May 11, 2017:

by · May 14, 2017 · Police Logs
Metro Fire and Roseville Fire Department crews responded to the scene of a house fire on the northern border of Citrus Heights, Tuesday. // CH Sentinel

Fire torches ‘hoarding’ house near Citrus Heights border; body found inside

Several dozen firefighters and numerous emergency vehicles lined up along a small side street off Twin Oaks Avenue after flames erupted inside a known hoarder house Tuesday. Authorities said one body was found inside.

Residents reported seeing plumes of smoke around 4:30 p.m. on the 8500 block of Robie Way, located one house outside the Citrus Heights border in Placer County. It was extinguished about 30 minutes later, according to Placer County Sheriff’s Sgt. John Gloor…

by · May 9, 2017 · Police
A Silver Alert was issued Tuesday to help locate Anthony Aka, a missing Citrus Heights resident

Missing Citrus Heights man found within hours after Silver Alert issued

Following the issuance of a Silver Alert notification around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday, Citrus Heights police announced a missing 57-year-old was found safe in Rancho Cordova.

According to a police news release issued around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, Citrus Heights resident Anthony Aka was initially reported missing Tuesday by a family member and had last been seen on May 8 at 10:30 a.m., possibly wearing a dark colored shirt. Police said he was later found around 9 a.m. Tuesday, in good health….

by · May 9, 2017 · Police
A Silver Alert was issued Tuesday to help locate Anthony Aka, a missing Citrus Heights resident

Missing Person: Silver Alert issued to help find Citrus Heights man

Citrus Heights police initiated a Silver Alert notification early Tuesday morning, after a 57-year-old Citrus Heights resident was reported missing.

According to a police news release, resident Anthony Aka was reported missing Tuesday by a family member and was last seen on May 8 at 10:30 a.m., possibly wearing a dark colored shirt. Aka is described as a black male adult, 5 feet 8 inches tall, and 190 pounds.

by · May 9, 2017 · Police
2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: graffiti, bad food, assault, grand theft

2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: graffiti, bad food, assault, grand theft

Latest Citrus Heights police logs include anti-police messaging written in graffiti on a local store, customers refusing to pay a bill at Tokyo Buffet because the food “wasn’t good,” an attempted robbery of the Dollar Store made by a scissor-wielding woman, and a grand theft incident involving tools stolen in broad daylight.

The following is a summary of select incidents listed in the Citrus Heights Police Department’s daily incident bulletins, from April 28 to May 4, 2017:

by · May 6, 2017 · Police Logs
Charles Jamison, was arrested in connection with a butane hash oil lab in Citrus Heights. // Courtesy, CHPD

Illegal drug lab discovered near elementary school in Citrus Heights; arrest made

A 36-year-old man was arrested Wednesday after Citrus Heights police allege he was actively involved with an illegal butane hash oil laboratory inside a residence, located just two blocks away from Grand Oaks Elementary. Police consider the labs to be extremely dangerous, citing numerous injuries and deaths across the country.

In a news release Wednesday, police said special investigations officers had served a marijuana cultivation search warrant on the 7300 block of Little Oaks Way on April 28, which led to the discovery of a “sophisticated” extraction lab inside. Citing safety risks, officers evacuated the scene and requested…

by · May 4, 2017 · Police
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