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Roseville Crime Report (Weekly Update)

The City of Roseville Police Department's weekly crime report update for January 24, 2013

Police Beat 1:  Northeast Roseville

Olympus, theft of gasoline: At 4:30 a.m. January 18, a suspect tampered with a fuel pump at a gas station in the 3900 block of Douglas Blvd. and stole a large quantity of gasoline. The suspect vehicle was a red 1996 Chevy Suburban.

Galleria/Harding, vehicle burglary: Between 2:30 and 11 a.m. January 20, someone got into a locked vehicle parked in a lot in the 1000 block of Galleria Blvd. by unknown means, popped the hood, disconnected the battery, and stole a black Ridley racing bike, bicycling clothing and gear, and other valuable items.

East Roseville Parkway, thefts from vehicles: Overnight January 17/18, someone got into two cars at an apartment complex in the 1500 block of Secret Ravine Drive, stealing a briefcase, a laptop computer, a wallet, credit cards and ID. One car was locked, and the thief broke a window to get in and steal the laptop and briefcase. The other car had been left unlocked with a wallet inside.

East Roseville Parkway, graffiti-vandalism arrests: At 5:10 p.m. January 23, an officer was driving on Roseville Parkway by Stone Canyon Parkway, and saw two males drop a backpack on the bike trail and walk away in a suspicious manner. The officer investigated, and eventually arrested the two 17-year-old males from Rocklin on suspicion of graffiti vandalism. The officer seized 38 cans of spray paint from their backpack and vehicle. Officers are investigating them in connection with numerous taggings in Roseville, Rocklin and Loomis. It can be very expensive to get caught doing graffiti--our courts routinely order convicted graffiti vandals to pay restitution to their victims for the damages they caused.

Creekside, vehicle burglary: Between 7 and 8 p.m. January 17, someone pried the door of a car parked by a restaurant in the 1100 block of Galleria Blvd., and removed the in-dash CD/DVD player. Creekside, vehicle burglary: Overnight January 19/20, someone cut a hole in the soft top of a convertible in an apartment complex at 1299 Antelope Creek, and rummaged through the glove box. Nothing was taken.

Police Beat 2:  East Roseville

Johnson Ranch, DUI collision: At 3:43 p.m. January 20, officers responded to a vehicle crashed into a tree on East Roseville Parkway at North Cirby Way. The vehicle also damaged a water main. The driver fled on foot, jumping fences and running through backyards. Several residents helped look, and called our dispatch center to report sightings of the fleeing suspect. With the information provided by neighbors, officers detained the suspect within about ten minutes. The 26-year-old male from Roseville was arrested on suspicion of DUI, hit and run, and violation of parole.

Johnson Ranch, vehicle burglary: Between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. January 20, someone broke the window of a car parked at a fitness center on Eureka Road, and took a purse that had been left on the floorboard. The purse contained ID, credit cards and a check book. By the time the victim called her bank, her credit cards had already been used to make fraudulent purchases.

Maidu, vandalism/lawn job: At about 12:05 a.m. January 19, someone drove over the front lawn of a home in the 2200 block of McLaren, causing an estimated couple hundred dollars of damage to the lawn. The suspect vehicle wasn't seen.

South Cirby, commercial burglary: Overnight January 17/18, someone smashed the glass door of a hair salon in the 1800 block of South Cirby Way, and took a small amount of cash from the cash drawer.

South Cirby, residential burglary: Overnight January 19/20, someone, probably a juvenile, entered a home in the 1600 block of Old Hart Ranch Road while residents were sleeping, ate some food and moved items around, and backed a car part of the way out of the garage. The suspect loaded camping gear, beer and other items from the garage into the car. The only items reported missing were a sweatshirt and a pack of band-aids, which were dropped outside. Entry was made either through a doggy door or an unlocked side door into the garage.

Meadow Oaks, brandishing: At 1:31 p.m. January 19, officers responded to a report of someone shooting a pellet gun out of a car in the area of Sunrise and Cirby. Officers stopped the suspect car in the area and contacted the two occupants. The driver, a 21-year-old male from Antelope, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, and possessing heroin and drug paraphernalia. The passenger, a 20-year-old male from Roseville, was arrested on suspicion of possessing heroin and paraphernalia.

Meadow Oaks, bank robbery: At 12:45 p.m. January 22, the U.S. Bank inside the Safeway store at 989 Sunrise Avenue was robbed. The suspect, a white male in his mid-to-late 20s, gave the clerk a note demanding cash, took an undisclosed amount of cash and left. He was described as about 5'8" tall with a thin build, short brown hair and scruffy facial hair. He was wearing an off-white long-sleeved thermal shirt, winter gloves and a backpack. No weapon was seen. To see surveillance photos of the robber, visit our website.

 Sierra Gardens, commercial burglary: Overnight January 18/19, someone smashed the front door of a hair salon in the 1800 block of Douglas Blvd., went in and rummaged through cabinets. It didn't appear that anything was taken.

Sierra Gardens, vehicle burglary, suspect vehicle seen: At 4:35 a.m. January 21, an employee in the 700 block of Sunrise Ave. heard a noise and saw someone breaking into a vehicle. The witness ran outside, and the unknown suspect got into a waiting gray sedan, possibly a 1990s model Toyota Corolla four-door, and left. The suspect had smashed the window of the victim's car and taken a tote bag and some vitamins.

Sierra Gardens, vehicle theft: Overnight January 21/22, someone stole a green 1993 Chevroley Suburban SUV from the 1500 block of Gerry Way. The vehicle's still missing.

Lead Hill, vehicle burglaries, suspect and vehicle seen: At about 8:30 p.m. January 17, someone smashed the windows of two vehicles at a fitness center in the 300 block of N. Sunrise Ave. and tried to steal the in-dash navigation systems. A vehicle alarm went off, scaring the suspect off. The suspect was described as an Hispanic male in his 20s, 5'10" tall and 150 pounds, with dark hair, wearing dark clothing. He drove away in a white Dodge Caravan with paper licence plates.

Lead Hill, commercial burglary: At about 2 a.m. January 20, officers responded to a burglary alarm activation at a hair salon in the 1600 block of Lead Hill Blvd. They found the front door smashed. The unknown burglar took the cash drawer, which contained a small amount of cash.

Police Beat 3 Central Roseville, south of the tracks

Cresthaven, package stolen: In the afternoon of January 17, someone stole a delivered package containing a car buffer from the front porch of a home in the 1000 block of Cirby Oaks Drive.

Cresthaven, gasoline theft: Between 1 and 2:30 p.m. January 21, someone made a hole in the gas tank of a car parked in the 100 block of Valley Oak Drive, and stole fuel.

Theiles Manor, vehicle stolen: Between 3 and 6 a.m. January 23, someone stole a blue and black 1994 Honda Accord four-door sedan from the 300 block of B Street. The car is still missing.

Cherry Glen, assault: At 1:30 a.m. Monday morning, January 21, a woman was getting into her car on Gopher Gulch Alley near Judah Street, when a man grabbed at her from behind. She kicked at him and ran away, and the man left without pursuing her further. He was described as a white male in his mid 40s, 6'3" to 6'5" tall and about 350 pounds, with a dimple on his chin and a large belly. He was wearing a black zippered hoodie with the hood pulled up, and paint-spattered light blue jeans. The victim sustained bruises, but didn't require medical attention. None of her property was taken.

Folsom Road, residential burglary: Between 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. January 23, someone went into an unlocked house in the 100 block of Estates Drive, and took a Wii video game system, video games and other household items.

Police Beat 4 Central Roseville, north of the tracks

Roseville Heights, assault, attempted robbery, arrest made: At about 9 p.m. January 18, a woman was walking a dog in the 300 block of Lincoln Street when another woman, an acquaintance who had a grievance against her, punched her several times and allegedly tried to take the dog. The suspect fled the scene, and officers were not able to locate her at the time. On the evening of January 21, officers contacted the suspect at a boarding hotel room in the 100 block of Main Street, and arrested her on suspicion of battery and robbery. They searched the room and found methamphetamine and evidence of meth sales. The 33-year-old Roseville woman was also arrested on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine for sale, and placed on a flash incarceration (jail time) for violation of the terms of her Post Release Community Supervision.

Roseville Heights, vehicle burglary: Overnight January 19/20, someone broke the window of a car parked in the 100 block of Pacific Street and rummaged through the car, taking a cell phone charger.

Roseville Heights, theft from a vehicle: At 3:40 p.m. January 22, someone went into an unlocked truck in the 100 block of Durana Street, and took a jacket, hand-tools and a case of water. A black male adult, who appeared to be a transient, was seen riding a mountain bike away from the area.

Rosevile Heights, vehicle theft: Between 10 p.m. January 22 and 4 a.m. January 23, someone stole a white 1999 Toyota Camry four-door sedan from the 100 block of Birch Street. The Sacramento County Sheriff's Department found the car the next day, undamaged and unoccupied.

Vineyard, gasoline theft, suspicious person seen: Between 9:15 and 10:30 a.m. January 21, someone cut the gas tank of a pickup in the 1500 block of Vineyard Road, and stole gas. A suspicious person in the area at the time of the theft was a white male adult wearing an As baseball cap and baggy jeans. He drove away in a light-colored older SUV, with black plastic covering one of the windows.

Los Cerritos, mail theft: Between 3 and 5 p.m. January 17, someone opened an individual residential mailbox in the 200 block of Pleasant Street, and left junk mail scattered on the ground. A delivered package of books was stolen.

Police Beat 5 North Central Roseville

Foothills Junction, DUI: At 4:15 p.m. January 20, a concerned citizen called about a vehicle being operated in an erratic manner on Foothills Blvd., hitting the curb and the center median. Officers responded, contacted and assessed the suspected DUI driver in the 5000 block of Foothills, and arrested him on suspicion of DUI.

Pleasant Grove, commercial burglary: Overnight Janauary 13/14, someone smashed the door of a nail salon in the 7400 block of Foothills Blvd. and rummaged through cabinets. Nothing was reported missing.

Highland Reserve, bike theft: Betweeen 9 and 11 a.m. January 12, someone stole a gray and purple Mongoose bike from an open garage in the 100 block of Andalusian Way.

Stanford, catalytic converter stolen: Between 9 and 10 a.m. January 12, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Tacoma pickup in the 700 block of Central Park Drive.

Stanford, commercial burglary: Overnight January 19/20, someone smashed the window of a nail salon in the 10000 block of Fairway Drive and rummaged through the business, taking cash, nail filing machines and a laptop computer.

Industrial East, vehicle burglary: Between 4 p.m. January 17 and 1 p.m. January 20, someone broke the window of a car parked in the 7100 block of Galilee Road, and stole the car stereo.

Stanford Crossing, catalytic converters stolen: Between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. January 7, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Sequoia in the 6700 block of Stanford Ranch Road. Overnight January 13/14, another catalytic converter was stolen from a Toyota Sequoia parked in the 9600 block of Fairway.

Police Beat 6 West Roseville

Quail Glen, theft: Between 3:30 and 4:30 p.m. January 16, someone stole an iPad and financial documents from a car in the 4000 block of Woodcreek Oaks. There was no sign of forced entry.

Junction West, vandalism, arrests made: In the early morning hours of January 4, officers responded to a report of a vehicle doing donuts and driving recklessly on the grass of Coyote Ridge Elementary School
and the adjacent Bill Santucci Park. The driver made about 700 feet of tire tracks and then spun out, creating a deep trench and getting the truck stuck in mud. The driver, an 18-year-old male from Roseville, was arrested on suspicion of vandalism. It will cost the City's Parks Department and the Dry Creek school district together about $10,000 to repair the damaged turf. The City and school district will ask the judge to order the defendant to fully reimburse them for the cost of repairing the damage. The City's Parks Department has noted an increase in "lawn jobs" in parks. Parents and young drivers should be aware of potential criminal charges and restitution costs for lawn jobs.

Junction West, agency assist, helicopter activity: At 10:15 p.m. January 18, officers responded to the area of Broad Stripes Way and Amber Waves Way to help the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department look for a suspect who had fled from them on a traffic stop. The SacSheriff's Department also had a helicopter up searching for the suspect. The suspect was taken into custody by the Sacramento deputies at about 10:30 p.m.

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