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.
The suspect accused of hitting a skateboarder in Citrus Heights and driving off with her after she flew through his window is still awaiting trial, after his original February trial date was reset.
The 31-year-old Citrus Heights man who was arrested last week after a nine-hour standoff with police has been released from jail, after posting bail…
Sentinel staff report–A 31-year-old man was arrested by police after a nine-hour standoff in a Citrus Heights neighborhood ended peacefully Saturday evening. In a news release issued Saturday night, police said officers responded to the 7200 block of La Luna Court, near Sperry Drive and San Juan Avenue, regarding the[Read More…]