Roseville Crime Report Weekly Update
The City of Roseville crime report weekly update for November 6, 2012.
Police Beat 1: Northeast Roseville
Olympus Pointe, burglary: Between 1:30 p.m. October 29 and the morning of October 30, someone stole a large quantity of computer cables packaged for sale and a printer from the garage of a vacant home in the 2400 block of Juliard Drive.
Harding/Galleria, attempted vehicle theft: Between noon November 2 and 4 a.m. November 3, someone rummaged through the glove box and damaged the ignition of a Honda sedan parked on Capitola Court. The thief may have gotten in through windows that were left slightly down.
Creekside/Antelope Creek, theft from a vehicle: Between 6:30 p.m. October 30 and 5:30 a.m October 31, someone went into an unlocked vehicle parked at an apartment complex at 1299 Antelope Creek Drive and rummaged through the glove box and center console, stealing a wallet. The victim's debit card was soon used to make purchases at nearby businesses.
Police Beat 2: East Roseville
Johnson Ranch, vehicle burglary: Between 9:20 and 10:45 a.m. October 29, someone broke the window of a vehicle parked at a fitness center in the 2500 block of Eureka Road and took an expensive purse.
Johnson Ranch, bike theft: Overnight October 31/November 1, someone cut the lock securing a bicycle to a bike rack in an apartment complex at 8800 Sierra College Blvd., and stole the bike. The stolen bike is a white Genesis men's mountain bike with red accents.
Johnson Ranch, vehicle theft: Between 5 and 8 p.m. November 1, someone stole a gray 1988 Toyota Camry from a restaurant parking lot in the 8600 block of Sierra College Blvd.
Johnson Ranch, metal theft: Sometime before the afternoon of November 2, someone stole copper wiring from street lights on Clarewood Court.
Sierra Gardens, bike theft: Between October 11 and 14, someone cut a bike lock and stole a blue Trek boy's mountain bike from a bike rack at Eich Intermediate School.
Sierra Gardens, vehicle theft: Between 4:45 and 10:30 p.m. November 3, someone stole a white 1990 Toyota Cressida four-door sedan from a parking lot in the 1800 block of Douglas Blvd. The Auburn-area CHP found the vehicle the next day.
Lead Hill, theft: A woman reported that while she was shopping in a store in the 1800 block of Douglas Boulevard on the afternoon of October 20, someone reached into her purse when she wasn't looking, and stole her phone and coin purse.
Lead Hill, vehicle burglaries: Between 8 and 11 p.m. October 28, someone broke into at least three vehicles in a movie theater parking lot on North Sunrise Avenue, and stole a purse with ID and credit cards and a laptop computer. Between 9 and 9:30 a.m. October 31, someone broke into two vehicles parked in a fitness center in the 300 block of North Sunrise Avenue, taking a purse. Overnight November 2/3, someone broke into a large SUV parked at a hotel in the 1000 block of Lead Hill and stole two lawn mowers.
Lead Hill, vehicle burglary suspects arrested: On the afternoon of November 4, officers responded to a report of people acting suspiciously in a movie theater parking lot on North Sunrise Avenue. Three males in a vehicle had been observed slowly cruising through the parking lot, then getting out of their car and walking up and down the aisles, looking into and reaching under cars. Officers responded to the parking lot and found two cars with pried doors. Other officers began searching the area for the suspect vehicle, and eventually stopped it on westbound I-80 near Greenback Lane. The officers contacted the three occupants and found they had a cell phone that had been taken from one of the burglarized vehicles. The officers also found a loaded handgun concealed in the car, along with burglar's tools and several items of suspected stolen property. One of the items was a wallet that had been stolen from a car in a Sacramento-area church parking lot earlier in the day. Three men in their 20s, two from Sacramento and one from Modesto, were arrested on burglary and illegal weapons charges.
Police Beat 3: Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Cirbyside, metal theft: Between October 1 and November 2, someone stole electrical circuits and a compressor unit from a vacant building on Smith Lane.
Cirbyside, vehicle burglary: Between 6 and 9 p.m. October 29, someone broke the window of a vehicle parked in a lot in the 1100 block of Cirby Way, and took a Magellan GPS unit.
Cirbyside, trailer stolen: Between 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. November 2, someone stole a black Snowbird flatbed trailer from the 1000 block of Coloma Way.
Cresthaven, attempted theft of a catalytic converter: Between October 28 and November 3, someone cut, but didn't take, the catalytic converter of a 1997 Toyota Tacoma pickup parked in the 400 block of Cameron Way.
Theiles Manor, stolen property, heroin arrest: At 6:22 p.m. November 1, officers responded to a self-storage area in the 500 block of Sixth Street to look for a wanted person (a person known to have outstanding arrest warrants) who had been seen in the area. They saw the man, who ran away from officers, but was soon detained. He was in possession of stolen checks, heroin and syringes. The 29-year-old transient was arrested on outstanding Placer and Sacramento County warrants, and on suspicion of possessing stolen property, narcotics and other related charges.
Cherry Glen, bicycle theft: Between October 1-22, someone stole an unlocked silver 18-speed Schwinn mountain bike from the front yard of a house in the 200 block of Willow Avenue.
Cherry Glen, gasoline theft: Overnight November 2/3, someone stole about five gallons of gas from a van parked in the 300 block of Clinton Avenue.
Folsom Road, theft: Between 5 and 5:30 p.m. October 30, a woman was shopping in a grocery store in Roseville Square, and had her purse in her shopping cart. When she wasn't looking, someone reached into her open purse and stole her wallet, with her cash, ID and credit cards. Folsom Road, catalytic converter theft: Between November 3/4, someone stole a catalytic converter from a Toyota pickup in the 300 block of Zola Avenue.
Police Beat 4: Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Roseville Heights, catalytic converter theft: Sometime during the day October 30, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota 4Runner parked in the 300 block of Church Street.
Roseville Heights, drug arrests: during the early morning hours of October 31, officers conducted a probation search on a house in the 100 block of Hickory Street and arrested six people (residents and visitors) for possession of methamphetamine for sale, outstanding warrants, and other drug-related charges. Acting on new information, officers responded back to the same house on the morning of November 4, and again arrested two of the residents, a 45-year-old woman and a 47-year-old man, on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine for sale, maintaining a drug house, and other related charges.
Vineyard, catalytic converter theft: During the day October 30, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota 4Runner parked in the 2900 block of Foothills Blvd.
Kaseberg/Kingswood, bike and camera stolen: Between 1:15 and 2:15 p.m. October 29, someone stole an unsecured black and green men's Diamond Back bicycle from Kaseberg Park, and a Nikon camera from an unattended backpack. Two suspects were seen taking the camera from the backpack. They were described as white or Hispanic males between the ages of 18 and 22. One had long black hair and pierced ears, tattoos on his neck, and was wearing a black shirt and pants. The other had shorter black hair and was also wearing black clothing.
Police Beat 5: North Central Roseville
Foothills-Junction, bike theft: At about 10 p.m. October 26, someone stole an unsecured Fuji 14-speed road bike from outside a fast foot restaurant in the 5100 block of Foothills Blvd.
Pleasant Grove, vehicle burglaries: In the early morning hours of October 28, someone broke into cars on Mercedes Drive and Danielle Drive, and stole remote controls and sound equipment. The thief also used a remote control from one of the burglarized cars to open a garage door, but nothing was taken from the garage.
Highland Reserve, catalytic converter thefts: Between October 26 and 29, catalytic converters were stolen from Toyota Tacoma and Toyota Tundra pickups on Paradise View Court and Willow Glen Drive.
Stanford, community mailbox damaged: Between 5 p.m. October 30 and 11 a.m. October 31, someone pried open a community cluster mailbox in the 8300 block of Cortina Circle. It's unknown whether any mail was taken.
Stanford, vehicle burglary: Between 4:10 and 4:55 p.m. November 1, someone broke the window of a locked vehicle at a fitness facility on Fairway Drive, and took a purse and its contents, including gift cards, credit cards and other items. A couple of hours later, security personnel from a nearby store called police to report they'd detained a male subject who was trying to use a stolen credit card to make purchases. Officers responded and found the credit card had been stolen from the vehicle at the fitness facility. The suspect, a 35-year-old male from Rio Linda, was arrested on suspicion of burglary, possession of stolen property, possession of methamphetamine, and other related charges.
Stanford, theft from purses: On the evening of November 1, two men were observed working together to steal from female shoppers at a grocery store on Pleasant Grove Boulevard. One of the men would distract the shopper by engaging her in conversation (asking for advice about which brand of food to buy, for example) while the other male reached into the woman's purse to grab items. A security officer detained one of the suspects after seeing him take a cell phone from a woman's purse. The other suspect fled out of the store. The detained suspect, a 29-year-old male from Fair Oaks, was arrested on suspicion of robbery (because he struggled with the security officer while he was being detained), conspiracy, and committing a felony while out of jail on bail for another felony. The investigation is continuing to identify the other suspect.
Police Beat 6: West Roseville
Blue Oaks, community mailbox damaged: Between October 11-17, someone gouged the locks out of a community cluster mailbox near Opal Drive and Dover Isle Court. It's unknown what mail, if any, was stolen.
Fiddyment Farms, suspected burglar arrested: At 12:30 a.m. November 2, officers responded to a call from an alert Fiddyment Farms resident. The resident observed a car cruising slowly through the neighborhood. He saw a man get out of the car, holding a backpack, and walk behind houses. The resident immediately called police and provided a description of the suspicious vehicle. Officers arrived in the area within minutes and contacted the suspect near Big Tree way and Brick Mason Circle. Officers searched the suspect's car and found burglar's tools, a baton, and stolen property (a laptop computer, a camera and other items) stolen during a residential burglary nearby in the 4000 block of Creamery Way. The suspect, a 41-year-old man from Rio Linda, was arrested on suspicion of burglary, possession of illegal weapons, being under the influence of a controlled substance, and other related charges.
Fiddyment Farms, theft from a vehicle: Overnight on November 1/2, someone stole baseball equipment and music CDs from an unlocked car in the 4100 block of Creamery Way. Although it seemed likely the theft was connected to the suspect arrested in the case above, none of the property stolen during this theft has yet been recovered.
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