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2023 Citrus Heights Police Log Spotlight: May 26-June 1

Sentinel staff report–
Latest logs released by Citrus Heights Police include grand theft at the Dollar Tree on Lichen Drive, a collision near Greenback Lane resulting in a DUI arrest, a report of indecent exposure at Walmart being deemed “unfounded,” and a burglary arrest on the 6500 block of Greenback Lane.

A Sentinel review of incident logs posted by police show a total of 1,376 incidents listed from May 26 to June 1, 2023, down slightly from 1,390 the week prior.

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

  • Animal control: 37 (down from 39)
  • 911 hangups: 43 (down from 62)
  • Code enforcement: 33 (down from 59)
  • Traffic accidents: 25 (down from 28)
  • Vehicle violations: 289 (up from 260)
  • Theft: 39 (down from 43)
  • Homeless-related: 14 (down from 20)
  • Vandalism: 7 (up from 3)
  • Violent/threats: 27 (up from 24)
  • Disturbance: 115 (down from 118)
  • Suspicious circumstances: 143 (down from 159)

Arrests by date. Most active arrest day this period: Sunday. Most active arrest day during prior week: Tues/Thurs

  • Thursday, June 1: 3
  • Wednesday, May 31: 4
  • Tuesday, May 30: 1
  • Monday, May 29: 4
  • Sunday, May 28: 11
  • Saturday, May 27: 8
  • Friday, May 26: 4

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. As such, police advise that summary totals based on public logs may differ from weekly incident and arrest totals posted by police on social media.

The department 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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