Roseville Crime Report Weekly Update
The City of Roseville Department's Weekly Crime Report Update for December 5, 2012.
Police Beat 1: Northeast Roseville
Harding Blvd/Galleria area, vehicle burglary: Overnight November
29/30, someone smashed the window of a car parked at an apartment
complex at 501 Gibson Drive and took a wallet containing cash, ID and
a credit card. The credit card was then used to make fraudulent
Harding Blvd/Galleria area, commercial burglary: Between
approximately 5 and 7 a.m. November 30, someone smashed the window of
a dental office in the 900 block of Pleasant Grove Blvd. and took a
computer, a small amount of cash and prescription pain medications.
Harding Blvd/Galleria area, residential burglary: Between 4:30 and
9:30 p.m. December 1, someone pried open an apartment door at 501
Gibson Drive and stole jewelry.
Harding Blvd/Galleria area, bike theft: At 2:15 p.m. December 2,
someone cut the lock of a bike that had been secured to a pole
outside a restaurant in the 1100 block of Roseville Parkway, and
stole the bike. The suspect was described as a balding white male in
his 30s, about 5'10" tall with an average build, wearing a bright red
jacket and blue jeans. The stolen bike was a white Specialized
East Roseville Parkway, residential burglary: Between 4:30 and 6:30
p.m. November 21, someone went into an unlocked apartment at 2801
Alexandra Drive while the resident was away and took a laptop
East Roseville Parkway, prowler: At 10:27 a.m. November 27, an alert
witness reported a suspicious male on the back patio of an apartment
at 1501 Secret Ravine Drive. Apparently realizing he had been seen,
the suspicious male quickly walked away. Officers checked the
apartment and found that a screen had been bent and removed from a
back window, but, probably thanks to the witness, the apartment was
still secure. The suspect was described as a black male in his 30s,
6'2" tall and 280 pounds, wearing a black and gray or black and white
jacket or sweater and black pants. Officers checked the area but were
unable to locate the suspect.
Galleria, bike theft: Between 2 and 9 p.m. November 24, someone cut a
lock and stole a gray Cannondale bicycle from a rack at the
Galleria, catalytic converter stolen: Between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m.
December 2, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota
Sequoia SUV in the parking lot of the Galleria.
Creekside, theft from a vehicle: Between 3 and 4:25 p.m. December 1,
someone went into an unlocked vehicle parked at the Creekside
Shopping Center, rummaged through the glove box and center console,
and stole a pair of sunglasses.
Creekside, arrest made thanks to a citizen's call: At 12:17 p.m.
December 1, a citizen reported suspicious activity in the parking lot
of the Creekside Shopping Center--a man on a bicycle riding around
looking into cars. Officers responded and arrested a 30-year-old Fair
Oaks man on suspicion of prowling, possessing burglar's tools and
possessing stolen property.
Police Beat 2: East Roseville
Johnson Ranch, vehicle burglary: Between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. November
27, someone broke into a locked vehicle at a fitness center in the
2600 block of Eureka Road, and took an expensive purse, wallet, cash
and credit cards. Within a couple of hours someone tried to use her
credit cards to make numerous fraudulent purchases at stores in
Johnson Ranch, commercial burglary: Between 6 p.m. November 30 and 8
a.m. December 3, someone broke a window and entered an office in the
2400 block of Professional Drive, taking computer equipment and an
Johnson Ranch, commercial burglary: At 6:10 a.m. December 1, officers
responded to an alarm activation at a dentist's office in the 2300
block of Professional Drive, and found a broken window. Someone had
entered the office and taken a small amount of cash from a drawer.
Officers checked the building and the area, but were unable to locate
South Cirby, prowler arrested thanks to resident's call: At 4:18 a.m.
December 2, an alert resident of the 1600 block of Old Hart Ranch
Road called in suspicious activity--a man walking around looking into
vehicles parked in driveways. Officers responded and contacted the
suspicious man. The 52-year-old Roseville resident was arrested on
suspicion of prowling and possessing burglar's tools.
Cirby Ranch, vandalism: At about 3 a.m. November 30, a resident of
the 1300 block of Greenborough Drive heard a noise and found a window
in the house had been broken out.
Meadow Oaks, theft: At about 5:30 p.m. December 3, two ten-year-old
boys were riding their bikes on the trail near Coloma Way and Oak
Ridge Drive, when they encountered three teenage boys One
of the teens took one of the boy's caps off his head and threw it.
While the boy was retrieving his hat, the teen rode away on the boy's
bike. The unknown suspects were described as 14-year-old white males.
The stolen bike is a blue 20" Mongoose BMX-style, with blue rims.
Sierra Gardens, bike theft: Between 1:15 and 1:40 p.m. November 25,
someone stole an unsecured bike from outside a business in the 1800
block of Douglas Blvd. The stolen bike is a silver, white, red and
black Trek racing bike.
Sierra Gardens, theft from vehicles, suspect arrested with citizens'
help: Just before noon on December 1, a witness flagged an officer
down in front of a fitness center in the 1800 Douglas Blvd. regarding
someone stealing items from unlocked cars. The witnesses detained the
suspect until officers got on scene. A 25-year-old transient female
was arrested on suspicion of taking clothing from at least two
Sierra Gardens, theft: Overnight December 1/2, someone cut a lock and
stole a motor from a boat parked in the 1200 block of Palm Avenue.
Lead Hill, catalytic converter stolen: Between 5:30 November 26 and 2
a.m. November 27, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota
Sequoia SUV in the 1600 block of Eureka Road.
Lead Hill, attempted stolen vehicle: Between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
November 29, someone punched the lock in the door of a car parked in
the 1600 block of Eureka Road and tampered with the ignition.
Lead Hill, bike stolen: Between noon and 6:45 p.m. November 30,
someone cut the locks off a bike secured to a pole in the 1900 block
of Douglas Boulevard and stole the bike, a gray Marin Bolinas Ridge
Police Beat 3 Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Cirbyside, stolen trailer: between November 26 and 28, someone stole
a green utility trailer from Del Mar Court.
Cirbyside, vehicle burglary: Between 2:25 and 11:40 p.m. November 29,
someone smashed the window of a car parked at a care facility in the
1100 block of Cirby Way and took a Bible.
Cirbyside, vehicle burglary: Between 10:15 p.m. November 29 and 12:30
a.m. November 30, someone smashed the window of a car parked in a
parking lot on Louis Lane, and stole purses, credit cards, a cell
phone, a tablet computer and other valuable items.
Cirbyside, commercial burglary: Between 9:30 p.m. and midnight
December 1, someone went into a restaurant in the 900 block of
Sunrise Avenue, possibly by picking a lock, and took a small amount
Cresthaven, theft: Between November 21 and 29, someone went into a
fenced side yard of a house in the 600 block of Lyndhurst Avenue and
stole a boat motor.
Cresthaven, residential burglary: Between November 24 and 26, someone
broke into a vacant house on Duncan Way, and took a clothes dryer. A
suspicious male seen in the garage of the burglarized home was
described as a white male driving a black early 2000s model soft-top
Cresthaven, vehicle burglary: Overnight November 25/26, someone got
into a car parked in the 100 block of Duncan Way by unknown means and
took prescription eyeglasses and sunglasses.
Cresthaven, vehicle burglary: Between 7:10 a.m. and 4:45 p.m.
November 26, someone got into a locked vehicle in the 400 block of
Greenridge Avenue by unknown means and took the in-dash stereo.
Cresthaven, stolen vehicle: Between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. November 29,
someone stole a silver 2002 Jeep Liberty SUV from the 2300 block of
Cresthaven, vehicle burglary: Overnight December 1/2, someone smashed
the window of a pickup in the 400 block of Shannon Way and took a
laptop computer that had been left on top of one of the seats.
Cherry Glen, residential burglary: Between 3:30 and 11:30 p.m.
December 1, someone went into a house in the 200 block of Cherry
Street by unknown means while the resident was away, and rifled
through drawers. It's unknown what, if anything was taken.
Cherry Glen, attempted commercial burglary: At 5:20 a.m. December 2,
officers responded to an alarm at a business in the 500 block of Oak
Street. They found the door jamb broken, but it didn't appear anyone
Hillcrest, catalytic converters stolen: Between December 1 and 2,
someone stole catalytic converters from four Toyota trucks and Toyota
SUVs on Melrose Avenue and Hillcrest Avenue.
Folsom Road, drug arrests: On November 30, officers conducted a
probation search of a home in the 100 block of Park Drive. Seven
residents and visitors were arrested for various drug-related
Folsom Road, catalytic converters stolen: Between December 1 and 2,
someone stole catalytic converters from five U-Haul trucks in the 100
block of Wills Road.
Folsom Road, theft of batteries from vehicles: Overnight December 3
and 4, someone stole batteries from two commercial trucks parked in
the 200 block of Harding Blvd.
Folsom Road, theft from a vehicle: Between 6:25 and 6:40 p.m.
December 4, someone went into an unlocked car in the 100 block of
Harding Blvd. and took a cell phone.
Enwood, drug arrests: On November 30, officers conducted a probation
search of a home in the 900 block of Parry Street. Six residents and
visitors were arrested on drug related charges.
Police Beat 4 Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Sierra Vista, attempted commercial burglary: Between November 20 and
26, someone broke into a storage shed in the 100 block of Roseville
Street. Nothing was taken.
Sierra Vista, vandalism: Overnight November 27/28, someone sprayed
grafitti with red paint onto a car in the 100 block of Carmel
Sierra Vista, vandalism: Overnight November 30/December 1, someone
broke the windows out of two vehicles in the 300 block of Sequoia
Roseville Heights, theft: Between 10 p.m. November 30 and 12:30 a.m.
December 1, someone stole an iPhone, possibly from the victim's back
pocket, while the victim was in a bar on Main Street.
Roseville Heights, arrests: On November 30, officers conducted a
probation search of a home in the 900 block of Circuit Drive, and
arrested two people on drug charges and for illegal possession of
Vineyard, theft from a vehicle: Between 1 a.m. and noon November 25,
someone went into an unlocked vehicle in the 1200 block of Zinfandel
Drive and took an expensive purse containing a wallet, ID and debit
cards and other items. The purse had been left on top of a back
Vineyard, gasoline theft: Overnight November 26/27, someone forced
open a locking gas cap and stole gasoline from a pickup in the 1200
block of Chablis Circle.
Vineyard, stolen vehicle: Overnight November 28/29, someone stole a
tan 1985 Xtra cab Toyota pickup from a fenced storage yard in the
9000 block of Atkinson Street.
Los Cerritos, garage burglarized: Overnight November 26/27, someone
cut the lock of a garage door in the 800 block of Main Street and
took a Kona bicycle and two Transeo bicycles.
Kaseberg-Kingswood, vehicle vandalized: Between November 24 and 25,
someone broke the windows of a car parked in an apartment complex in
the 1400 block of Kingswood Drive and rummaged through the car.
Nothing was taken.
Kaseberg-Kingswood, vehicle burglary: Between November 21 and 28,
someone got into a locked car by unknown means in an apartment
complex in the 1400 block of Kingswood Drive, and took a laptop
computer and a checkbook.
Kaseberg-Kingswood, vehicle burglary: Between 4 and 4:30 a.m.
December 1, someone smashed the window of a car in the 300 block of
Bradford Court and took an iPod Touch.
Hilltop Circle, garage burglary: Overnight December 3/4, a detached
garage of a home in the 2100 block of March Road was burglarized.
Power tools and bottles of alcohol were taken.
Police Beat 5 North Central Roseville
Foothills-Junction, package stolen: Sometime after 5 p.m. November
15, someone stole a delivered package containing a lacrosse helmet
from a front porch in the 1400 block of Dallen Way.
Foothills-Junction, interrupted residential burglary: At 11 a.m.
November 29, a resident of the 1600 block of Chilton Drive went to
check on a noise and encountered an intruder in his laundry room. The
intruder had gone through an unlocked side gate, then through an
unlocked pedestrian door into the garage, then into the laundry room.
The intruder ran away. He was described as a white male, 19-20 years
old, 5'10" tall with an average build. He was wearing a black hooded
sweatshirt with the hood pulled up, black sweatpants with "NIKE" in
white letters down the right leg, and new-looking bright white
athletic shoes. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate
Foothills-Junction, theft: At about 1 p.m. November 30, someone stole
an i-Phone from a gym bag at a fitness center in the 5000 block of
Foothills Blvd. The victim had set the gym bag down in the locker
room for a few minutes while he showered.
Foothills-Junction, indecent exposure: At about 1:18 p.m. December 2,
a woman was pushing her child in a stroller on McAnally Drive near
Plymouth Court, past a light blue/green mini-van stopped on Plymouth
Court. The male driver yelled to get her attention, and when she
looked, saw that he was masturbating. He made some lewd comments, and
she used her phone to call 911. He drove away west on McAnally, last
seen turning left onto Revere Drive. He was described a white male in
his early 50s, about 5'7" tall and 180 pounds, with graying blond
Foothills-Junction, vandalism: Between 7:15 and 7:35 p.m. December 2,
someone smashed the windows of a car parked in an apartment complex
at 5 Marcia Way.
Foothills-Junction, residential burglary: Between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m.
December 4, someone got into a house in the 1700 block of Chilton
Drive while the residents were away, possibly through a dog door, and
took coins and jewelry.
Pleasant Grove, commercial burglary: Between 2 p.m. December 1 and
12:12 a.m. December 2, someone forced entry into an optometry office
in the 1200 block of Pleasant Grove Blvd., and rummaged through
drawers and display cabinets. Nothing appears to have been taken.
Diamond Oaks, vehicle and garage burglarized: Overnight December 3/4,
someone pried the doors of a van parked in a driveway in the 200
block of Spyglass Hill and took tools, and opened the garage door to
the house (possibly using a remote control from the vehicle?) Items
were strewn around in the garage, but nothing was taken.
Diamond Oaks, catalytic converter stolen: sometime over the weekend
of December 2/3, someone stole a catalytic converter from a vehicle
in the 200 block of Jennifer Circle.
Police Beat 6 West Roseville
Woodcreek Oaks, vehicle burglary: Overnight November 28/29, someone
smashed the window of a car parked in the 1700 block of Atwell Street
and took an expensive purse, wallet, camera, ID and other valuables.
The Placer County Sheriff's Office later found some receipts and
other paperwork belonging to the victim on a trail off of Cook Riolo
Junction West, catalytic converter stolen: Overnight November 25/26,
someone stole a catalytic converter from a Toyota Sequoia SUV parked
in the 1800 block of Blue Skies Way. At about 4 a.m. on December 2,
an alert resident reported suspicious activity in the 1700 block of
Magenta Drive--a male snooping around vehicles and crawling
underneath a vehicle. He was described as an Hispanic or Asian male
in his 20s, driving a green Ford Taurus with a dent on the driver's
side door. Officers checked the area but were unable to find him, and
didn't find any fresh thefts.
Junction West, suspicious incident: At about 3:30 p.m. November 26, a
male approached a female middle-school student on Roadrunner Drive
near Bettencourt Drive, and asked her twice if she wanted a ride. The
girl said no and ran to a friend's house. The male didn't touch the
girl or follow her when she ran away. He was described as a tall
white male in his 40s or 50s, approximately 6'5" tall, with a thin
build. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and gray sweatpants,
and was driving an older, white van with peeling paint and windows
all around it. We received a similar call of a white van that
appeared to be following students near Barbara Chilton Middle School
in the West Park area. That van was occupied by two Hispanic or
Filipino males, who didn't talk to the students or try to contact
them in any way. It doesn't appear that the two incidents were
related. The two school districts involved sent out notifications to
parents as a precaution, asking them to remind their students about
"stranger danger" and to immediately report any suspicious incidents
to an adult.
Junction West, vehicle burglary: Overnight November 28/29, someone
broke the window of a vehicle parked in the 1700 block of Westlake
Drive and took a pair of sunglasses and boxes of jewelry that had
been left on the passenger seat.
Junction West, theft from a vehicle: Overnight December 2/3, someone
went into an unlocked pickup on Monterey Pines Court and took a
Garmin GPS device, flashlight and other small items.
Blue Oaks, catalytic converter stolen: Overnight November 29/30,
someone stole a catalytic converter from a Toyota Sequoia SUV on
Bantry Bay court.
West Park, burglary: Overnight November 26/27, someone burglarized a
home under construction in the 2300 block of Mendota Way, taking
plumbing fixtures and cabinet handles.
Fiddyment Farms, burglary, suspect arrested thanks to a citizen's
call: At 4:33 p.m. December 4, officers responded to a report that a
construction worker was chasing someone he had seen stealing a guitar
from a model home in the 4000 block of Porch Swing Drive. Officers
detained the suspect in the area of Crocker Ranch Road and Terracina
Circle, and arrested the 24-year-old Antelope man on suspicion of
burglary. The guitar was recovered outside the model home.
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