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Police arrest two in Citrus Heights in connection with porch package theft

David Whitley
David Whitley Citrus Heights police

Citrus Heights police arrested two men suspected of taking packages from a residential porch.

Shawn Flemens, 20, of Sacramento and David Whitley, 25, of Citrus Heights were arrested Saturday.

Police said they responded about 11:30 a.m. Jan. 4 to a residence near the 6600 block of Auburn Boulevard on a report that someone was taking packages. Security video showed a thief putting two packages into a red bag.

An investigation identified the two men as suspects. Officers with an arrest warrant took Whitley into custody. Flemens was found 30 minutes later.

Both men were booked into Sacramento County Jail, but have since been released, records show.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews