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At least six police vehicles were observed responding to a multi-vehicle injury collision on Sylvan Road near Community Drive, Saturday. // CH Sentinel

Multi-vehicle injury collision on Sylvan Road sends two to hospital

At least half a dozen police SUVs responded to the scene of a collision on Sylvan Road which sent one driver to the hospital with a possible broken bone on Saturday, police said.

Sgt. Eric Dias said police received a call just after 11 a.m. on Saturday, reporting a two-car collision on Sylvan Road at Community Drive across from the Veteran’s Center. He said both drivers were transported to the hospital, with one “complaint of pain, and the second with a possible broken…

by · January 7, 2017 · Police
A Chevy Silverado ended up against off the road and against a tree in Citrus Heights, Wednesday morning. // CH Sentinel

Citrus Heights police investigating why truck ended up off road, into tree

A solo-vehicle collision across from city hall in Citrus Heights sent a 10-year-old to the hospital and nearly severed a truck in half on Wednesday.

Officer Anthony Boehle said police received multiple calls regarding the collision shortly before 6 a.m. on Jan. 4, with responding officers finding the crash scene just several hundred feet away from the police department building on Fountain Square Drive. He said the truck “left the road for an unknown reason,” knocked over a light pole, and then ended up against a tree…

by · January 4, 2017 · Police
Surveillance footage from a homeowner video shows a theft suspect walking off with a stolen package.

Package theft continues after Christmas, Citrus Heights police offer tips

A package thief was caught on video nabbing a box of late Christmas gifts for a toddler that arrived on a doorstep in a Citrus Heights neighborhood this week.

The woman who reported the theft, who preferred her name not be published, released surveillance video of the incident — appearing to show a man in baggy blue jeans and a white t-shirt approach a home on Coral Oak Way on Dec. 29, grab a package, and walk quickly to a waiting vehicle at the street…

by · December 31, 2016 · Police
2016 Citrus Heights Police Logs: Dec. 23-28

2016 Citrus Heights Police Logs: Dec. 23-28

Looking for records of local police activity? Here’s direct link to the Citrus Heights Police Department’s Daily Incident Logs for Dec. 23 through Dec. 28, 2016:

by · December 31, 2016 · Police Logs
File photo, police lights. // CH Sentinel

Man arrested after leading police on 90 MPH pursuit around Citrus Heights

A 31-year-old man is behind bars after leading officers on a high-speed chase around Citrus Heights Friday night, according to police.

Lt. Chad Courtney said the incident began with the suspect reportedly vandalizing a vehicle by slashing its tires and breaking windows out. He said officers initiated a “high risk stop” after observing the man inside a vehicle on…

by · December 31, 2016 · Police
2016 Citrus Heights Police Logs: Dec. 16-22nd

2016 Citrus Heights Police Logs: Dec. 16-22nd

Looking for records of local police activity? This article will be updated with police logs for Dec. 16-22 when available on the city’s website.

by · December 25, 2016 · Police Logs
File photo, police lights. // CH Sentinel

Citrus Heights PD to continue increased DUI patrols through Jan. 1st

With the message “Drunk driving ruins the holidays,” Citrus Heights police announced they have joined a nationwide law enforcement effort seeking to reduce a rise in DUI-related fatalities during the Christmas season.

The local effort kicked off with a Dec. 16 DUI and drivers license checkpoint on Antelope Road, but police said the crackdown is also continuing through Jan. 1 with the deployment of “saturation patrols,” which are teams of extra patrol officers tasked exclusively with searching for and arresting drunk drivers…

by · December 24, 2016 · Police
Large police convoy delivers gifts to Citrus Heights families in need

Large police convoy delivers gifts to Citrus Heights families in need

With flashing lights and sirens blaring, over 20 police officers were joined by their families, community members, and the mayor of Citrus Heights, to hand-deliver gifts at five locations around Citrus Heights on Tuesday afternoon.

The deliveries were part of an annual police-led community effort called the Holiday Referral Program, which Sgt. Kris Frey said has benefited around 30 families so far this year — four of whom were selected for the special drop-off’s conducted on Dec. 20…

by · December 21, 2016 · Police
2016 Citrus Heights Police Logs: Dec. 9-15th

2016 Citrus Heights Police Logs: Dec. 9-15th

Looking for records of local police activity? Here’s direct links to the Citrus Heights Police Department’s Daily Incident Logs for Dec. 9 through Dec. 15, 2016:

by · December 18, 2016 · Police Logs
File photo, a traffic sign notifies drivers of a DUI checkpoint in Citrus Heights. // CH Sentinel

DUI checkpoint to be held in Citrus Heights this weekend, police announce

A DUI and drivers license checkpoint will be conducted this Friday and Saturday in Citrus Heights, police said in a news release issued this week.

The checkpoint will be held at “an undisclosed location” in the city between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m., beginning Friday night, Dec. 16, and continuing through early Saturday morning…

by · December 16, 2016 · Police
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