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Citrus Heights News Briefs: Bulldogs, theft, obituary

Citrus Heights police released a pair of images of a suspect accused of stealing from a local laundromat. // CHPD

Latest local news briefs include an obituary for an Air Force veteran, burglary at a laundromat, Bulldog babies on CBS 13, and a Bearpaw giveaway to help frontline healthcare workers.

Citrus Heights police seek help to identify burglary suspect
Citrus Heights police on Thursday released a pair of images on social media showing suspect being sought in connection with a commercial burglary at a local laundromat. Police said the incident occurred on June 8 around 7:45 p.m. Anyone recognizing the suspect depicted is asked to call the department’s tip line at (916) 727-5524 and reference case number CH20-04587. (See Facebook post)

Citrus Heights Bulldog babies featured on CBS 13
Julissa Ortiz, of Good Day Sacramento, was in Citrus Heights last week to put the spotlight on a basket of four-week-old Bulldog babies. The four-minute spot was aired on CBS 13 live outside the home of the puppies’ owners. (See video)

Citrus Heights footwear company giving slippers to frontline workers
Bearpaw, a footwear company headquartered in Citrus Heights, has partnered with Sutter Health to give away 350 pairs of slippers to local frontline workers. In a Fox 40 interview last week, the company said an additional 2,000 pairs nationwide are being given away. Frontline workers can be nominated at (See video)

Obituary: Donald Andersen (1942-2020)
Citrus Heights resident Donald Richard Andersen passed away on May 29, according to an obituary published in The Sacramento Bee last week. Andersen served 21 years in the U.S. Air Force and loved “trap shooting, restoring classic cars and above all else, his family,” his obituary says. A private funeral was held on June 8 at Sylvan Cemetery. He leaves behind five children, 11 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. (See full obituary)

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