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Police: residents fight back during Citrus Heights home invasion robbery

Police: residents fight back during Citrus Heights home invasion robbery

A suspect is in custody after Citrus Heights police said residents fought back during a home invasion robbery near Madera Park, Monday.

Police Sgt. Jason Baldwin said further details would be released Tuesday morning, but said the incident does not appear to be related to a series of robberies police announced last week.

A resident who lives near the crime scene told The Sentinel that “at least 10 cops” as well as…

by · February 14, 2017 · Police
A map indicating where police said a string of recent burglaries have been occurring in Citrus Heights. // Data source: CHPD, Credit: Google

Citrus Heights police warn of series of burglaries; seek to capture suspect

Citrus Heights police said they are deploying “additional resources and strategies” to capture a suspect sought in a series of recent early morning home burglaries, with the most recent incident occurring Feb. 9 around 3 a.m. on Ironbark Ct. near Interstate 80.

“We believe there is one suspect responsible for committing these crimes using the open space and creek areas for his escape,” police said in a news release on Thursday authored by Lt. Jason Russo…

by · February 9, 2017 · Police
2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: Feb. 3-9

2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: Feb. 3-9

Looking for records of local police activity? Here’s direct links to the Citrus Heights Police Department’s Daily Incident Logs for Feb. 3 through Feb. 9, 2017:

by · February 7, 2017 · Police Logs
A police vehicle closes lanes on Sunrise Boulevard at Antelope Road Saturday night, following a fatal pedestrian collision. // CH Sentinel

Update: pedestrian dies following collision with car on Sunrise Blvd

A pedestrian who was hit by a car while crossing Sunrise Boulevard last Saturday night has died in the hospital after succumbing to his injuries, police Lt. David Gutierrez said Monday.

The collision occurred on Sunrise Boulevard near Stanford Avenue around 5:50 p.m. on Feb. 4, involving two pedestrians and a Toyota Prius. The second pedestrian is listed in stable condition, Gutierrez said.

by · February 6, 2017 · Police
2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: Jan. 27 – Feb. 2

Looking for records of local police activity? Here’s direct links to the Citrus Heights Police Department’s Daily Incident Logs for Jan. 27 through Feb. 2, 2017:

by · February 5, 2017 · Police Logs
Citrus Heights News Briefs: pedestrian collisions, crime ring, sex trafficking

Citrus Heights News Briefs: pedestrian collisions, crime ring, sex trafficking

Latest local police-related news briefs from the past week include several pedestrians being hit by vehicles on Auburn and Sunrise Boulevards, a Citrus Heights man arrested in a multi-state theft ring, and police announcing the arrest of four pimps and the rescue of several sex trafficking victims.

Police: 2 pedestrians hit on Sunrise Blvd Saturday night; witnesses sought–
A section of Sunrise Boulevard north of Antelope Road was closed down Saturday night after police said two pedestrians were involved in a major injury collision with a car…

by · February 4, 2017 · Police
Auburn Boulevard was shut down in both directions Tuesday night after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle, police said. // CH Sentinel

Pedestrian struck by car on Auburn Blvd; cause under investigation

Citrus Heights police said a 37-year-old man was struck by a sedan while attempting to cross Auburn Boulevard near Rollingwood Boulevard on Tuesday evening, causing traffic in both directions to be closed down for several hours while officers investigated the scene.

In a news release issued late Tuesday night, Police Lt. David Gutierrez said officers were dispatched to the scene around 8:25 p.m. and found a man lying in the roadway “with injuries consistent with being struck by a vehicle…”

by · February 1, 2017 · Police
24-year-old Jared Moody, of Citrus Heights, is accused of attempting to ram several police vehicles during a pursuit Monday morning. // Courtesy, CHPD

CHPD: 24-year-old arrested after 100MPH chase, attempting to ram police

A 24-year-old vandalism suspect was arrested by Citrus Heights police Monday morning after allegedly leading officers on a 100-mile-an-hour chase and attempting to ram several police vehicles.

The suspect, Jared Moody of Citrus Heights, was arrested on several felony charges, including assault with a deadly weapon on an officer, and evading police while driving on the wrong side of the road and…

by · January 30, 2017 · Police
An Acura sedan involved in a fatal collision on Thursday could be seen with significant side impact damage after being hit by a truck. // CH Sentinel

Update: 88-year-old dies after vehicle collision on Greenback Lane

Police confirmed that an 88-year-old man succumbed to his injuries after a pickup truck broadsided the man’s vehicle on Greenback Lane Thursday afternoon. Westbound traffic on Greenback Lane near Sunrise Boulevard was shut down for about five hours to allow for a police investigation of the collision scene.

Police Sgt. Kristopher Frey said the elderly driver had initially been sent to the hospital with unknown injuries, following the collision…

by · January 26, 2017 · Police
2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: Jan 20-26th

2017 Citrus Heights Police Logs: Jan 20-26th

Looking for records of local police activity? Here’s direct link to the Citrus Heights Police Department’s Daily Incident Logs for Jan. 20 through Jan. 25, 2017:

by · January 26, 2017 · Police Logs
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