Citrus Heights police took to social media last week advising would-be thieves that the department is deploying GPS-tracked “bait” packages to help arrest anyone stealing packages from porches during the holiday season.
Latest local police logs include a rash of more than 15 homeless-related calls, grand theft at Macy’s and problems with a man known as “the parrot guy.”
Police were kept busy on Veterans Day in Citrus Heights, responding to reports of a female with a “rooster mask” in a suspicious vehicle, more trouble with juveniles, and a man’s ex-girlfriend smashing up his car with a bat.
Latest police logs include reports of juveniles hurling pumpkins at a vehicle, trouble at a Taco Bell drive-thru, and a pressure washer being used to assault an ex-roommate…
Latest news briefs include an upcoming local fundraiser for slain Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Ishmael, more bait arrests announced by Citrus Heights police, and a report from last weekend’s drug drop-off event at police headquarters.
The Citrus Heights Police Department has been awarded a $142,000 grant through the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for funding DUI checkpoints, saturation patrols, recognition training, and safety enforcement in the city.
Latest police logs include reports of a woman crashing into a parked car at a local bar, two grand theft incidents, and an assault reported near Greenback Lane and Birdcage Street.
Another DUI and drivers license checkpoint will be conducted this weekend in Citrus Heights, police said in a news release on Monday…