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Roseville Crime Report Weekly Update





The City of Roseville weekly crime report update for December 11, 2012.

Police Beat 1:  Northeast Roseville

Olympus Pointe, attempted commercial burglary: Between 5 p.m. November 29 and noon November 30, someone tried to pry open the glass doors of an office building in the 8100 block of Sierra College Blvd.


Police Beat 2:  East Roseville

Arrest made in July robbery case: Last week detectives arrested a man on suspicion of robbing another man outside a Roseville gas station in late July. At 10:45 p.m. July 29, officers responded to a disturbance involving a gun outside a gas station at the corner of Sunrise Avenue and Cirby Way. They contacted a Folsom resident, who told officers that he'd advertised his iPhone for sale on Craigslist. A man answered the ad, and they arranged to meet in Roseville to complet the sale. When the seller and purported buyer met, the buyer" grabbed the cell phone and ran. The seller tackled him, and he two men fought over the phone, rolling around on the ground in he parking lot, until the "buyer's" companion displayed a handgun. Th two suspects then drove away with the stolen phone. Officers interviewed the victim and witnesses, and collected various pieces of evidence from the crime scene. At first officers didn't have much to go on, as no one at the scene knew the suspects, and no one had seen the license number of their car. Officers used the description of the suspects, forensic evidence and many interviews to identify a suspect
in the case.

With the information they'd developed and the help of the Solano County Probation Department, detectives submitted the case to the Placer County District Attorney's Office, and an arrest warrant was issued. On Wednesday, December 5, detectives went Fairfield and served the warrant on a 23-year-old Vacaville resident, who was already in custody in the Solano County Jail on unrelated charges. The arrest warrant charges the suspect with robbery, using a firearm in the commission of a felony, and additional charges related to his prior felony convictions. He's since been transferred to the Placer
County Jail.

Johnson Ranch, catalytic converter thefts: Between 12:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. December 5, someone stole catalytic converters from a Toyota 4Runner SUV and a Toyota Tundra pickup, both parked in office complexes in the 2200 and 29000 blocks of Douglas Boulevard. Johnson Ranch, commercial burglary: At 10:40 p.m. December 6, officers responded to a burglary alarm at a medical clinic in the 1800 block of East Roseville Parkway, and found that someone had forced open the door and stole a cash drawer.

Johnson Ranch, commercial burglary: Between 6:30 p.m. December 6 and 6:50 a.m. December 7, someone broke a window in a veterinary clinic in the 3900 block of Douglas Boulevard, rummaged through cabinets and stole a laptop computer and loose change from the cash drawer. Johnson Ranch, commercial burglary: At 5:55 a.m. December 7, officers responded to an alarm at a dentist's office in the 9200 block of Sierra College, and found that someone had smashed the glass in the front door and made entry. The burglar(s) rummaged through some drawers in the reception area, but nothing appeared missing. Maidu, battery theft: Overnight December 5/6, someone stole batteries from a commercial refrigerated truck parked in the 2000 block of Douglas Boulevard, causing the spoilage of perishable food stored
inside.

South Cirby, vehicle burglary: Overnight December 4/5, someone smashed the window of a pickup parked in the 1800 block of Incline Way and moved some items around. Nothing was taken. Cirby Ranch, theft: Between 8 p.m. December 4 and 1 p.m. December 5, someone stole a 3' tall evergreen plant and 2' tall ceramic pot from a front porch on Sommerset Court.

Cirby Ranch, residential burglary: Between 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 pm. December 5, someone went into a locked house in the 1300 block of Greenborough Drive by unknown means and stole jewelry, a Playstation, a laptop, golf clubs and other items.

Cirby Ranch, theft: Between 4 and 10:45 p.m. December 5, someone stole a cash drawer with cash and and electronic equipment from an administrative office at Oakmont High School.

Sierra Gardens, catalytic converter stolen: Between 4 p.m. December 3 and 8:30 a.m. December 4, someone stole a catalytic converter from a Toyota Sequoia SUV in the 1800 block of Finch Drive. Sierra Gardens, theft from a vehicle: Overnight December 4/5, someone went into an unlocked van in the 1200 block of Palm Avenue and stole tools.

Sierra Gardens, vehicle burglary: At about 4 a.m. December 5, someone pried the lock of a van parked in the 1700 block of Meadowlark Way, activating the vehicle alarm. Nothing was taken.

Lead Hill, vehicle burglary: Between 11:30 p.m. December 4 and 12:40 a.m. December 5, someone smashed the window of a car parked outside a restaurant in the 1500 block of Eureka Road, and stole a purse that had been left inside, partially covered up with a towel. The purse contained money and the victim's credit cards.

Lead Hill, catalytic converter theft: Between 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. December 5, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Sequoia SUV parked in the 1500 block of Eureka Road.

Lead Hill, battery theft: Between 6:30 p.m. December 5 and 6 a.m. December 6, someone stole the batteries from four commercial trucks parked in lots in the 100 block of North Sunrise Avenue.


Police Beat 3: Central Roseville, south of the tracks

Cirbyside, theft of a package: At about 1 a.m. December 4, someone stole a delivered package containing a magnetic dart board and a cat scratching post from the front porch of a home in the 1000 block of Tanzania Drive. A suspect seen in the area at the time of the theft was a bald-headed white male wearing a white shirt and black pants.

Folsom Road, attempted catalytic converter theft: At 1:50 a.m. Sunday, December 9, residents of the 300 block of Margaret Way caught someone underneath their Toyota pickup. The suspect, 5'4" tall wearing dark clothing, fled along with another person in a light colored vehicle.


Police Beat 4: Central Roseville, north of the tracks

Kaseberg-Kingswood, vandalism: Between 12:30 and 9 a.m. December 9, someone broke the window in the front door of a house in the 1400 block of Dorchester Drive.

Roseville Heights, vehicle burglary: Between 6:40 p.m. December 7 and 5:30 p.m. December 8, someone got into a locked sedan in the 100 block of Ash Street by unknown means, rifled through the glove box, and took a tool box, briefcase and gym bag from the trunk.


Police Beat 5 North Central Roseville

Foothills-Junction, attempted residential burglary: Between noon December 4 and 11:30 a.m. December 5, someone removed screens from bedroom windows in the backyard of a house on Rich Bar Court. No entry was made and nothing was reported missing.

Foothills-Junction, catalytic converter theft: At 1:15 a.m. December 5, a resident of Lowdan Court woke up to the sound of a power tool being operated in front of his house, and saw a vehicle (no further description) speeding away. He then realized that the catalytic converter had been taken from his Toyota Sequoia SUV.

Foothills-Junction, wallet snatched: Between 10:30 and 11 a.m. December 5, an adult female pedestrian was robbed while walking on the sidewalk on the west side of Foothills Boulevard, between Junction Blvd. and McAnally Drive. Someone rode up behind her on a black and white BMX bicycle and grabbed her purse. She struggled to hold onto her purse, and her wallet fell out. The suspect grabbed her wallet and rode away. The suspect was described as most likely a male, of unknown age, 5'6" tall and 160 pounds, with blue/green eyes. The suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and black cloth gloves, and had his shirt pulled up over the lower part of his face.

Highland Reserve, catalytic converter stolen: Between 2 and 7:30 a.m. December 5, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Sequoia parked in the 100 block of Halley Glen Drive.

Industrial East, theft from a business: At 5:08 p.m. December 7, a male went into a hair salon in the 1200 block of Pleasant Grove Blvd. and asked for change for a $1 bill. When the employee opened the cash register to give him change, he grabbed money out of the cash drawer and fled. The suspect was a white male in his 30s, 5'10" to 6'2" tall, with an average build and dark, curly chin-length or long hair. He was unshaven and had acne-scarred skin. He was wearing a beanie cap with a penguin on it. a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and loose-fitting pants.


Police Beat 6: West Roseville

Woodcreek Oaks, vehicle burglary: Overnight December 4/5, someone pried the window and got into a car in an apartment complex lot at 1098 Woodcreek Oaks, and stole the in-dash stereo.

Junction West, vandalism: At about 1:30 a.m. December 6, someone was seen stomping on and damaging Christmas decorations in the front yard of a house in the 1700 block of Santa Ines St. The unknown suspect, who looked like a white male teenager, got into a light-colored four-door sedan, similar to a full-size Toyota or Lexus, with a spoiler and sunroof.

West Park, catalytic converters stolen: Catalytic converters were stolen from three Toyota Sequoia SUVs in the West Park area over the past week. The thefts occurred the nights of November 27/28 and December 4/5 on Leighton Way and Village Plaza Drive.

West Park, vandalism: Between 11:15 a.m. and 1 p.m. December 7, someone broke the window of a car parked in the 2500 block of Roxby Way. Nothing was taken.





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