yellow pages news jobs local specials coupons hotels events calendar movie times RSS News Feeds
Rocklin and Roseville Today
   |   Current Temp: 57.0 F (13.9 C)
 

Roseville Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested





This morning Rocklin P.D. and Roseville P.D. officers arrested Randy Wesley Penny, 31, of Antelope, on suspicion of robbing two U.S. Bank branches inside Safeway stores in Roseville, and stealing two vehicles in the local area.

At approximately 12:45 p.m. Tuesday, January 22, a man went into Safeway, 989 Sunrise Avenue, where there is a service branch of U.S. Bank.  He presented a note to a bank employee demanding money, and received an undisclosed amount of cash.

At 5:25 p.m. January 25, a man with a similar description went into Safeway, 9045 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd., and robbed the U.S. Bank branch inside the store in the same manner, presenting a note and leaving with cash. 

After the first bank robbery, Roseville Police released surveillance photos of the robber to the media.  Detectives then received a tip from someone who had seen the surveillance photos and recognized the robber.  With that information, detectives identified a suspect and also connected him to two car thefts, one in the Sierra Gardens neighborhood near the first bank robbery, and the other in Antelope.

At 1:42 a.m. this morning (Tuesday, January 29), a Rocklin Police officer on routine patrol noticed a car being driven in the area of Sierra College Boulevard and Taylor Road.  The officer ran the plate, and found it listed as stolen and connected to the bank robbery suspect.  The Rocklin officer stopped the car and arrested the driver, Randy Penny, without incident.   Roseville detectives were notified and responded to book Penny into the Placer County Jail on suspicion of robbery and vehicle theft.  He's being held on $155,000 bail.    His booking photo will not be released at this time because of ongoing investigations by other local law enforcement agencies.

Detectives will recommend that Roseville Crime Stoppers give the anonymous tipster a cash reward.  This case is another example of our neighboring law enforcement agencies and the community sharing information and working together to stop crime.





more news Print This Article


Placer County News Headlines

Roseville Shooting Leads to Arrest of Sacramento TrioAt 7:45 p.m. April 16, officers responded to a report of shots fired from a car toward another car in the area of Pleasant Grove Boulevard and Fairway Drive.

Roseville Crime Report Digest (4-17-14)The Roseville Police Department's Crime Report Digest for April 17, 2014.

John and Marilyn Redding Recipients of 2014 Public Safety Leadership Award John and Marilyn Redding were this year's recipients of the Public Safety Leadership Award, which was presented to the Rocklin couple at the third annual Victim's Rights Breakfast.

Your Aging Genes and Risk of DementiaUC Davis Alzheimer's Disease Center Director Charles DeCarli will discuss "Your aging genes: What you need to know about your risk for dementia" during the Community Discovery Lecture Series on Thursday, May 8

America's ClayFest II in RosevilleThe Art League of Lincoln in conjunction with Blue Line Arts will be holding the second annual art show and competition at the beautiful Blue Line Arts in Roseville, CA

Placer Pops Chorale Spring Concert SeriesTickets are still available for the popular Placer Pops Chorale Spring Concert Series, directed by Lorin Miller, but hurry - they're going fast!

Chocolate Fest in Paradise May 10thExperience a chocolate paradise on the Paradise/Magalia ridge nestled among tall green pines in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains and overlooking the Sacramento Valley

Big DoG Countdown: Soldiers ProjectBig DoG Countdown: Learn how Soldiers Project impacts your community.

Big DoG Countdown: KidsFirstBig DoG Countdown: Learn about how KidsFirst impacts your community.

End of Life Planning: A Difficult Subject for ManyIt is often difficult to imagine your end of life care-or end of life care for a loved one-in the event you or your loved one becomes incapable of making health care decisions.

STEM Collaborative Teaches Critical ThinkingAt the final session of the Sierra College STEM Collaborative ACTivATE nine-month professional development program on teaching applied critical thinking, Sierra College and high school instructors reported

Northern California National Day of Prayer BreakfastThis year's keynote speaker is atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel, the former award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune. He is a New York Times best-selling author of more than twenty books




more news