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2023 Citrus Heights Police Log Spotlight: April 14-20

Phillip Pesola contributed to this report-
Latest incident logs released by Citrus Heights police include reports of a stolen vehicle on Shadow Lane, vandalism at Walmart, grand theft from a residence on Van Maren Lane, and a report of shots fired on Mary Lane.

A Sentinel review of incident logs posted by police show a total of 1,312 incidents listed from April 14-20, 2023.

Categories of note with comparison numbers from the previous week are listed below:

  • Animal control: 38 (down from 73)
  • 911 hangups: 43 (down from 69)
  • Code enforcement: 24 (down from 49)
  • Traffic accidents: 31 (same as prior week)
  • Vehicle violations: 181 (down from 183)
  • Theft: 41 (down from 47)
  • Homeless-related: 12 (down from 19)
  • Vandalism: 9 (up from 7)
  • Violent/threats: 21 (down from 32)
  • Disturbance: 98 (down from 118)
  • Suspicious circumstances: 115 (down from 169)

Arrests by date. Most active arrest day this period: Friday. Most active arrest day during prior week: Tuesday.

  • April 20: 4 arrests
  • April 19: 7 arrests
  • April 18: 4 arrests
  • April 17: 3 arrests
  • April 16: 8 arrests
  • April 15: 3 arrests
  • April 14: 10 arrests

Full logs can be viewed on the Police Department’s website at:

Citrus Heights police resumed publishing of daily incident logs in March 2023. The department notes that its logs “are not intended as a full and complete list of all police activity,” with some information not displayed for legal reasons, such as arrests of minors.

The department further notes on its website that: “All arrested suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty. Additionally, the original crimes, nature of offenses, and charges may be amended or dismissed as further information is made available.”

*Editor’s note: The category of “violent/threats” includes all incidents listed as either: assault, brandishing a weapon, criminal threats report, domestic violence and shots into dwelling/vehicle.

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