The State of California is currently under a public health emergency declared by the Governor in response to the coronavirus pandemic, which means laws barring price gouging are in affect in Citrus Heights and across the state.
Residents are mourning the death of a beloved neighborhood mailman who was found dead in his home last week near Brooktree Park in Citrus Heights…
A 20-year-old Citrus Heights woman on probation was among three suspects arrested Friday after allegedly leaving a Big Lots store in Vacaville with a shopping cart filled with nearly $1,200 in items they didn’t pay for.
The Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office issued a statement Wednesday advising that “greatly enhanced” criminal penalties are now in effect under California’s looting law. The law goes into effect whenever a state of emergency has been declared.
The Citrus Heights Police Department issued a news release Saturday advising that officers in the city as well as countywide are encouraging voluntary compliance with shelter-in-place orders and are not out stopping vehicles to determine if health orders are being followed.
Police said at least seven local businesses had their front windows smashed and items stolen during a rash of commercial burglaries last Sunday.
Citrus Heights Police Chief Ronald Lawrence said in a report to the City Council last week that the top eight serious crimes tracked by the FBI, referred to as ‘The Big 8,” dropped to their lowest point in the history of the local police department.
Citrus Heights police on Saturday announced several arrests were made following an advisory sent out by the department on social media asking residents to alert police of suspicious activity related to catalytic converters being stolen from vehicle exhaust systems.