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Roseville Crime Report Update for 01-04-13


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The City of Roseville weekly crime report update for January 4, 2013.

Police Beat 1:  Northeast Roseville

Olympus Pointe, vandalism: At about 11:30 p.m. December 27, a black Cadillac Escalade pickup was seen doing "donuts" on the lawn of Olympus Junior High and driving across the soccer fields in Olympus Park, damaging the turf. If you have any information on who may have caused this damage, give us a call--see the article about how to submit a crime tip in this newsletter.

Galleria/Harding area, vandalism: Between noon and 3 p.m. December 26, someone broke the window of a vehicle parked in a lot in the 1100 block of Roseville Parkway. Nothing was taken.

Galleria/Harding, catalytic converter theft: Between 4 p.m. December 31 and 7 p.m. January 1, someone cut the catalytic converter off of a Toyota Tacoma pickup in an apartment complex at 800 Gibson Drive.

East Roseville Parkway, catalytic converter thefts: Between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. December 20, someone stole the catalytic converters off two Toyota Sequoia SUVs in the Park-n-Ride in the 1800 block of Taylor Road.

East Roseville Parkway, theft: Between 3 and 3:20 p.m. December 24, someone got into a locked car on Medical Plaza Drive, and took the in-dash stereo, a small tool box and a cell phone. The thief may have made entry by taking advantage of a faulty door lock.

East Roseville Parkway, vandalism: Overnight December 24/25, someone broke the window of a vehicle parked in a hotel in the 1900 block of Taylor Road. Nothing was taken from the vehicle.

Galleria, catalytic converter thefts: Between 11:15 a.m. and 1:10 p.m. December 20, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Sequoia SUV in the parking lot of the Galleria. On December 27 at about 6 p.m., someone attempted to remove the catalytic converter from a Toyota Sequoia SUV in the same general area, but was interrupted and fled before completely cutting the device off the vehicle. The suspect was a male passenger in a teal colored 1990s model Honda Civic, possibly a hatchback with a sunroof, driven by an Asian female. The male suspect fled on foot and the female drove away. Officers and security personnel checked the area, but were unable to locate the suspect.

Creekside, vehicle burglary: Between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. December 26, someone smashed the window of a car parked behind a store in the Creekside Center, and stole the in-dash stereo.


Police Beat 2:  East Roseville

Johnson Ranch, theft: Between 10 and 11:40 p.m. December 14, someone stole a tire and rim from a Nissan Sentra pickup parked in an apartment complex at 8800 Sierra College Blvd., placing the axle on a cement block.

Johnson Ranch, catalytic converter theft: Between 9:30 and 11 a.m. December 20, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Sequoia SUV parked in a lot in the 2200 block of Douglas Blvd. Johnson Ranch, vandalism: Overnight December 20/21, someone smeared restaurant packets of hot sauce on a vehicle in an apartment complex lot at 8800 Sierra College Blvd.

Johnson Ranch, burglary:  Between December 22 and December 31, a residence in the 2800 block of Ashland Drive was burglarized while the resident was away.

Maidu, trailer stolen: Between December 12 and 14, someone unhitched a white Carson utility trailer from a vehicle in the 1200 block of Ridgecrest Drive, and stole the trailer.

Maidu, bike theft: Between 4:40 and 4:45 p.m. December 18, someone stole a teal-green Schwinn Sidewinder bike from the bike rack at the Maidu Library.

Maidu, theft: Sometime December 24, someone pried open a cluster mailbox in the 2300 block of Thistle Down Drive. It's unknown what mail, if any, was taken.

South Cirby, garage burglarized: Between 1 and 3 p.m. December 18, someone went into an unlocked garage in the 1800 block of Hidden Hills Drive and took a new red and white Cannondale Synapse 20-speed bicycle and a bottle of liquor.

Cirby Ranch, vandalism: Between 3:30 and 10:30 a.m. December 22, someone broke the window of an SUV parked in the 1400 block of Vista Creek Drive. Nothing was taken.

Cirby Ranch, garage burglarized: Between 9 and 10 a.m. December 22, someone entered an open garage in the 1500 block of Vista Creek Drive, took a bag of change, music CDs and headphones from the unlocked vehicle parked inside, and took fishing poles from the garage.

Cirby Ranch, robbery:  At 7 p.m. December 23, a woman from Citrus Heights was parking in the lot of a grocery store in the 1000 block of Sunrise Blvd., when someone opened her car door and grabbed bags of clothing the victim had just purchased.  The victim struggled with the suspect over the shopping bags, and the suspect punched her in the face, then took the bags and fled on foot.   The robber was described as a white male, about 6'0" tall and 180 pounds, with "scruffy" facial hair. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.  He was last seen running north through the parking lot.  Officers canvassed the area but were unable to locate the suspect.

Cirby Ranch, catalytic converter stolen: Between 9:30 p.m. December 29 and 4 a.m. December 30, someone cut off the catalytic converter from a Toyota Tundra pickup in the 1300 block of Blossom Hill Way.

Meadow Oaks, burglary: Between 1 and 10 p.m. December 15, someone went into a backyard in the 800 block of Oak Ridge, forced the side door into the garage, and then went into the house, taking cash from a bedroom.

Meadow Oaks, vehicle burglary: Between 9:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. December 22, someone smashed the window of an SUV parked in the 1100 block of Meadow Oaks Drive and took an inexpensive vinyl purse from the rear cargo area.

Meadow Oaks, vehicle theft: Between December 27 and 28, someone stole a silver 1998 Mercedes S420 four-door sedan from the 900 block of Oak Ridge Drive. The vehicle's still missing.

Sierra Garden, vehicle burglary: Between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. December 13, someone pried the lock of a vehicle parked in the 1800 block of Douglas Blvd., and rifled through the glove box and passenger compartment. Nothing was taken.

Sierra Gardens, theft: Sometime before the evening of December 16, someone stole a blue ceramic planter with a geranium inside from a front porch in the 1400 block of Gerry Way.

Sierra Gardens, vehicle burglary and theft: Between 10 p.m. December 19 and 9:30 a.m. December 20, someone pried the lock of a car parked in the 1700 block of Kent Street (they didn't get in, and nothing was taken from the car), and also stole a ceramic pot containing a Japanese maple from the front porch.

Sierra Gardens, stolen vehicle recovered, arrests made: At 11:05 p.m. December 22, an officer on routine patrol on Douglas Blvd. at I-80 saw a vehicle "peel out" from the intersection, spinning its tires. The officer stopped the car in the 100 block of Sunrise, and discovered it was listed as stolen from Grass Valley. Officers arrested the two occupants and searched the car, finding prescription narcotics, methamphetamine, heroin and drug paraphernalia. The two suspects, a 54-year old male transient and a 34-year-old male from Grass Valley, were arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft, drug possession and other related charges. The 34-year-old was also arrested on suspicion of stealing merchandise from an electronics store in Roseville earlier in the day.

Sierra Gardens, burglary: Between December 24 and 25, someone went into a locked apartment in the 700 block of Sunrise and stole a checkbook and cash. There was no sign of forced entry.

Sierra Gardens, trailer stolen: Between December 23 and 26, someone unhitched a white 2007 Carson open-top lift-trailer from a pickup in in the 1400 block of Gregory Way, and stole the trailer. It's still missing.

Lead Hill, catalytic converter stolen: Between 4:30 and 8 p.m. December 16, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Tundra pickup in a parking lot in the 300 block of North Sunrise Ave.

Lead Hill, catalytic converters stolen: Between 8:15 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. December 27, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Tundra pickup in the 3000 block of Lava Ridge Court. Between 2 and 5:30 p.m. the same day, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Sequoia SUV in a theater parking lot in the 1500 block of Eureka Road.

Lead Hill, vandalism: Between 6:40 and 9:40 p.m. December 28, someone scratched the paint on a vehicle parked in the 500 block of Sunrise Avenue, and wrote on the vehicle with a permanent marker. The damage to the vehicle's paint job was estimated in excess of $400.

Lead Hill, theft from a vehicle: Between 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. December 31, someone went into an unlocked car in a store parking lot in the 300 block of North Sunrise Avenue and took a purse containing the victim's ID cards and bank cards. One of the bank cards was soon used to make a fradulent purchase.

Lead Hill, vehicle theft, suspect arrested: At about 7:45 p.m. December 31, a late-model Chrysler Sebring sedan was stolen from an auto-dealer at the Automall. Officers converged on the area, but were unable to locate the vehicle in heavy traffic. A helpful citizen motorist called our dispatch center, reporting that he had seen officers in the area searching for something, and also saw a vehicle with no lights drive quickly into the movie theater parking lot on North Sunrise Avenue. With that information, officers searched the area again and spotted the stolen vehicle being driven onto eastbound Interstate 80 from Taylor Road. Officers followed the vehicle and signaled for the driver to stop on Hwy. 65 near Pleasant Grove Blvd. The driver yielded and was taken into custody without further incident. The suspect, a 26-year-old male transient, was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft, reckless driving, probation violation and other related charges.


Police Beat 3: Central Roseville, south of the tracks

Cirbyside, burglary: Between 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. December 14, someone went into an unlocked apartment in the 700 block of Sunrise Ave. and took a video game console and video games.

Cresthaven, catalytic converter theft: Between December 23-27, someone stole the catalytic converters from two Toyota Sequoia SUVs in a car dealer's lot in the 1000 block of Melody Lane.

Cresthaven, interrupted residential burglary: At 9:10 p.m. December 23, a resident of the 1200 block of Glenbrook Avenue arrived home and discovered two people inside, burglarizing his house. The two suspects fled on foot. The victim tried to confront them, and one of the suspects swung a pellet rifle (stolen from the victim's garage) at the victim, striking him in the legs. The suspects were last seen running south onto Blue Springs Way in Citrus Heights. One of the suspects was described as a white or Hispanic male between the ages of 18 and 24, 5'10" tall, with short, dark-colored hair. The victim didn't get a good look at the other suspect, but saw that he was also a male, also about 5'10" tall. They had forced the pedestrian door into the garage, and took a pellet rifle, tools and two computer monitors. Officers searched the area with the help of the Citrus Heights Police Department, but were unable to locate the suspects.

Cresthaven, catalytic converter theft: Overnight December 24/25, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Tacoma pickup in the 1000 block of Cirby Oaks Way.

Cresthaven, vehicle stolen & found: At about 2:30 p.m. December 29, someone stole a white 1996 Cadillac El Dorado coupe from an apartment complex in the 400 block of Cirby Way. The responding officer checked the area and found the vehicle parked, unoccupied, in the lot of a gas station at the intersection of Cirby Way and Riverside Blvd. The victim responded and retrieved her vehicle.

Cresthaven, stolen vehicle: Overnight December 31/January 1, someone stole a gold 2003 Toyota Camry four-door sedan from the 2100 block of Milan Way. CHP in Rancho Cordova found the vehicle, undamaged and unoccupied, on January 2.

Cresthaven, vandalism: At 1:30 a.m. January 1, residents in the 1200 block of Cresthaven heard a noise, looked outside, and saw three or four juveniles in their front yard, slashing their inflatable Christmas decorations, causing a total of $300 in damages. The juveniles ran and got into a waiting gray SUV. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the suspects.

Theiles Manor, residential burglary: Between 6:30 and 9 p.m. December 25, someone climbed through a bathroom window into an apartment in the 300 block of B Street while the resident was away, and took a television and two video game systems.

Theiles Manor, fraud:  At 11:20 p.m. December 30, officers responded to a report of a fraud.  The victim had attempted to sell a used iPhone on Craigslist, and had met with the buyer in the area of Fifth Street and E Street.  The buyer took her phone and paid her with what she later discovered were two fake $100 bills.  Officers investigated, went to a house in the neighborhood and arrested a 32-year-old male for conspiracy and a 25-year-old male for theft, passing counterfeit bills, and violation of parole.

Hillcrest, burglary: Between noon December 13 and 8 a.m. December 14,someone went into an unoccupied home in the 100 block of Bonny Knoll and rummaged through the house and attic. Nothing was taken.

Overnight on December 18/19, the home was broken into again. A window was broken and a small TV set, a couple of rifles and other items were taken.

Hillcrest, stolen vehicle recovered, arrest made: At about 4:30 p.m. December 30, officers on routine patrol checked on a vehicle with no license plates parked in the lot of a convenience store in the 100 block of Darling Way, and found that the vehicle had been reported stolen earlier that morning from Citrus Heights. Officers arrested the driver, a 29-year-old male from Citrus Heights, on suspicion of vehicle theft. The victim was notified of her vehicle's whereabouts.

Folsom Road, suspected prowler arrested: At 7 p.m. December 22, officers responded to a citizen's report of someone acting suspiciously on Sharp Circle, looking into cars and open garages. They contacted the suspect, a 31-year-old Roseville resident, and arrested him on suspicion of prowling on private property.

Enwood, stolen vehicle recovered, suspects arrested: At 1:26 p.m. December 17, officers got an alert on a Lojack-equipped vehicle (a vehicle with equipment that sends out radio signals if it has been stolen). They found the stolen vehicle in the 800 block of Atlantic Street, and arrested two suspects, a 45-year-old man from Penn Valley and a 46-year-old man from Grass Valley, on suspicion of vehicle theft, possession of drug paraphernalia and burglar's tools, possession and transportation of methamphetamine and marijuana. The vehicle had been reported stolen from the north Sacramento area on December 17.

Downtown, gasoline theft: Overnight December 20/21, someone siphoned about 4 gallons of gas from a passenger sedan parked in the 300 block of Vernon Street.


Police Beat 4: Central Roseville, north of the tracks

Roseville Heights, vehicle stolen and recovered, arrests made: Between 1 and 5 a.m. December 28, a then-unknown suspect stole a Saturn four-door sedan from the 100 block of Birch Street. At about 10 a.m., the vehicle was located with the help of the Sacramento Sheriff's Department on Antelope Road near Walerga Road. It had been stripped of its stereo equipment. A 32-year-old male from Antelope was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft and other related charges.

Vineyard, vandalism: Overnight December 25/26, someone broke the window of a car parked in the 400 block of Brookwood Road. Nothing was taken.

Vineyard, stolen vehicle: Between 11 p.m. December 26 and 1 a.m. December 27, someone stole a red 1997 Acura 2-door sedan from the 300 block of Union Street. The Sacramento Police Department found the vehicle, undamaged and unoccupied, later the same day.

Los Cerritos, burglary: Between 12:30 and 9 p.m. December 25, someone went into a residence in the 800 block of Athan Avenue by unknown means, and took a laptop computer, a store gift card and the contents of a jar of loose change.

Los Cerritos, theft from a vehicle: Between 6 and 10 p.m. December 29, someone stole a laptop computer from an unlocked car in the 300 block of Grove Street.

Los Cerritos, robbery: At about 6:50 p.m. January 2, an adult male Roseville resident was robbed while he was walking on Alta Avenue near Grove Street. The two suspects pulled up next to him in an older white four-door sedan (possibly a Honda), grabbed him and rifled through his pockets, taking his cell phone and ID card. The suspects were described as an Hispanic male and a white male, both 18 or 19 years old. The Hispanic male was 5'7" tall and 125 pounds, wearing a black hat with a red brim and a black and gray striped sweater. The white male had a larger build (about 150 pounds) and was wearing a white shirt.

Kaseberg/Kingswood, theft from a vehicle: Overnight December 21/22, someone stole an iPod Nano and a floor mat from an unlocked car in an apartment complex lot at 1451 Kingswood Drive.

Kaseberg/Kingswood, vehicle burglary: Between 9:45 and 11 p.m. December 24, someone broke the window of a car parked in the 1000 block of Haman Way and stole a purse that had been left on the front seat. The purse contained the victim's ID and bank cards.


Police Beat 5: North Central Roseville

Foothills/Junction, vehicle stolen and recovered nearby: Between December 16 and 17, someone went into an unlocked vehicle in the 1400 block of Deerfield Circle and stole a case of video games and a spare set of keys. The unknown suspect then apparently used the keys to steal the resident's other vehicle, a white Chevy Aveo four-door sedan. Later that morning, the victim found his stolen vehicle parked a few blocks away.

Foothills/Junction, bike theft: At about 1 p.m. December 20, a resident left his bike unsecured outside a grocery store in the 5000 block of Foothills Blvd. and ran inside for a few minutes. When he returned, his bike was gone. It was an older model gold Schwinn
bike.

Foothills/Junction, vehicle stolen: Between December 31 and January 2, someone stole a white 1993 Honda Accord 2-door from an apartment complex lot on Marcia Way. CHP recovered the vehicle, undamaged and unoccupied, in the north Sacramento area on January 3.

Diamond Oaks, garage burglarized: Between 8 a.m. December 23 and 7:50 December 24, someone went into a garage on Graeagle Court and stole a black and white Specialized bicycle.

Highland Reserve, vandalism/gas theft: At about 2 a.m. December 13, someone drilled holes in the gas tanks of two Ford F250 pickups in the 400 block of Avila Drive, and stole gasoline. A resident's video surveillance camera captured images of two men in a white SUV stopping in the street, and crawling under one of the targeted vehicles.

Highland Reserve, theft from a vehicle: Between midnight and 7 a.m. December 31, someone went into an unlocked pickup in the 500 block of Sutherland Ranch Lane and took a Garmin GPS device and a Leatherman tool from the passenger compartment.

Stanford, interrupted vehicle burglary: At 8:40 a.m. December 21, two men were seen breaking into a car in a store parking lot in the 900 block of Pleasant Grove Blvd., taking a laptop computer. A witness followed the suspect vehicle into a nearby residential neighborhood, until the suspects stopped, placed the stolen laptop computer on the ground, and drove away. The witness retrieved the laptop and returned to the store parking lot, and notified police. The stolen property was returned to the victim, and officers are investigating the case in order to identify and apprehend the suspects.

Stanford, vehicle burglary: Overnight December 21/22, someone broke the window of a car parked in an apartment complex in the 700 block of Central Park Drive, and stole a portable heater and an iPod.

Stanford, vandalism: Between 10 p.m. December 31 and 12:30 a.m. January 1, someone damaged the door of an apartment in the 700 block of Central Park Drive. No entry was made and nothing was taken.

Highland Park, vehicle burglary: Between 7:10 and 8:30 p.m. December 31, someone broke the window of a car parked in the 6700 block of Stanford Ranch Road, and took a duffle bag containing clothes, books and other items.


Police Beat 6: West Roseville

Sun City, theft from a vehicle: Overnight December 13/14, someone went into an unlocked car parked in the 5300 block of Sugar Pine Loop and took sunglasses and a Bluetooth device.

Sun City, catalytic converter theft: Between December 15 and December 17, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Tundra pickup in the 6300 block of Rose Garden Lane.

Quail Glen, vandalism: Overnight December 14/15, someone broke the window of a vehicle on Longfellow Circle near Dickinson Drive. Nothing was taken.

Quail Glen, stolen vehicle: Between 11:15 a.m. and 7:15 p.m. December 23, someone stole a burgundy Toyota Camry 4-door from an apartment complex in the 8000 block of Painted Desert Way. The vehicle has since been recovered, with a license plate missing.

Quail Glen, shots fired:  At 3:41 a.m. December 25, officers responded to a report of shots fired on Hydrangea Court.  They found that a male had quarreled with some guests and then allegedly used a handgun to fire some rounds into the air.  No one was injured.  Officers arrested the suspect, a 30-year-old male, on a citizen's complaint for disturbing the peace.

Junction West, vehicle burglaries: Overnight December 14/15, someone broke the window of two vehicles in an apartment complex in the 1800 block of Junction Blvd. One vehicle was rifled through, but nothing taken. An iPhone was taken from the other vehicle.

Junction West, vehicle burglary: Between 1:30 and 9:30 a.m. December 15, someone broke the window of a car parked in the 1700 block of Casterbridge Drive and stole an iPad.

West Park, catalytic converter stolen: Between November 25 and December 20, someone sawed the catalytic converter off of a Toyota 4-Runner parked in the 2200 block of Trimstone Way.

West Park, vandalism: Between December 14 and December 21, someone shot BBs at an unoccupied home in the 4300 block of Brickmason Circle, damaging windows.

West Park, catalytic converters stolen: Overnight December 15/16, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Sequoia in the 2600 block of Pipestone Loop, and from another Toyota Sequoia on Ranchland Court.






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