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2023 Citrus Heights Police Log Spotlight: April 21-27

Phillip Pesola contributed to this report-
Latest incident logs released by Citrus Heights police include petty theft at Rite Aid, a trespassing arrest at Sylvan Oaks Library, vandalism on Fair Oaks Boulevard, and an uptick in homeless-related calls.

A Sentinel review of incident logs posted by police show a total of 1,391 incidents listed from April 21-27, 2023.

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

  • Arrests: 31 (down from 39)
  • Animal control: 47 (up from 38)
  • 911 hangups: 50 (up from 43)
  • Code enforcement: 58 (up from 24)
  • Traffic accidents: 36 (up from 31)
  • Vehicle violations: 250 (up from 181)
  • Theft: 36 (down from 41)
  • Homeless-related: 16 (up from 12)
  • Vandalism: 9 (same as prior week)
  • Violent/threats: 23 (up from 21)
  • Disturbance: 93 (down from 98)
  • Suspicious circumstances: 165 (up from 115)
  • All incidents: 1391 (up from 1312)

Arrests by date. Most active arrest day(s) this period: Thursday and Friday. Most active arrest day during prior week: Friday.

  • April 27: 7 arrests
  • April 26: 6 arrests
  • April 25: no arrests
  • April 24: 5 arrests
  • April 23: 2 arrests
  • April 22: 4 arrests
  • April 21: 7 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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