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Roseville Crime Report Weekly Update

The City of Roseville Police Department's weekly crime report update for February 8, 2013.

Police Beat 1:  Northeast Roseville

East Roseville, stolen truck recovered, drugs and burglar's tools found: At 12:52 a.m. January 30, an officer on routine patrol in the area of Douglas Boulevard and Sunrise Avenue saw a U-Haul truck exiting a parking lot onto eastbound Douglas Boulevard. He checked the license plate and found that the truck had been stolen from south Sacramento in early January. He and other officers made a traffic stop on the truck on Douglas Boulevard near Sierra College Boulevard, and contacted the two male occupants. The officers searched the truck and found a gasoline siphoning pump, large gas storage tanks, and other burglar's tools. They also found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. The 31-year-old driver and his 26-year-old passenger, both from Elk Grove, were arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft, possession of drugs and burglary tools, and other related charges.

Olympus Pointe, burglary: Overnight January 31-February 1, someone broke into a waxing salon in the 8300 block of Sierra College and stole computers and cash.

Harding/Galleria area, vandalism: At 4:18 a.m. January 20, an unknown male was seen cutting holes in the soft top of a convertible in the parking lot behind Whole Foods. The suspect was a white male wearing dark clothing. He drove away in a dark colored hatchback.

East Roseville Parkway, vehicle burglaries: Vehicles parked in apartment complex parking lots were burglarized. One burglary was between 8:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on January 28 in the 1500 block of Secret Ravine, and the other was overnight February 4/5 in the 1100 block of Stone Canyon Drive. A duffle bag was stolen from one car. The other car's window was broken and items were moved around, but nothing was taken.

Galleria, theft from a vehicle: Between 8 and 9 p.m. January 26, someone stole the in-dash stereo from an unlocked car parked at the Galleria.

Creekside, vandalism: At 4:23 a.m. January 20, a resident of the 1200 block of Antelope Creek heard her car alarm activate, and found that someone had cut the soft convertible stop. Nothing was taken.

Creekside, theft from a vehicle: Between 4:50 and 6:30 p.m. January 26, someone went into an unlocked vehicle parked in the Creekside shopping center, and took shopping bags of just-purchased clothing and two purses containing cash, checks and credit cards. One of the victims had concealed her purse under the center console with a shopping bag covering it, but it was still stolen.

Police Beat 2:  East Roseville

Theft, various locations, most in east Roseville: Sometime before mid-November, someone stole newspaper boxes used to distribute free newspapers from nine locations along Douglas Boulevard, North Sunrise Avenue, Harding Boulevard, Ascot Way and Fairway Drive.

Johnson Ranch, package theft: At about 1:15 p.m. December 19, someone stole a delivered package of gift credit cards from in front of an apartment in the 8800 block of Sierra College Blvd. The cards were used to make fraudulent purchases in stores in Roseville and Sacramento.

Johnson Ranch, burglary: Between January 24 and 27, someone removed the screen from an open window of a home in the 2000 block of Hutley Way while the owners were away and burglarized the house, taking computers, rifles, jewelry and cash.

Johnson Ranch, theft from a vehicle: Between 11:30 and 11:45 a.m. February 5, someone stole tools from the back of a pickup parked in the 2600 block of Eureka Road.

Maidu, theft: Between 2:30 and 8 a.m. January 20, someone stole a cell phone from an unlocked car parked in the 1500 block of East Colonial Parkway.

Maidu, attempted vehicle theft: Between 1 and 6 a.m. January 27, someone got into a pickup parked in the 1500 block of Lariat Loop by unknown means and tampered with a "Club" anti-theft steering wheel lock device.

Maidu, school vandalized: Over the weekend of February 1-4, someone cut a gate lock and went onto the Sargeant Elementary School campus. They removed pieces of rubber siding from a car port and moved them to another location, causing a few hundred dollars' worth of damage.

Maidu, vehicle burglary, suspect seen: At 2 p.m. February 5, a man was seen breaking into an SUV parked in the Rocky Ridge Town Center in the 2000 block of Douglas Blvd., while the victim was sitting outside nearby eating lunch. He smashed a side window, reached in and took portable GPS and a backpack containing a laptop computer, an iPod and a wallet containing the victim's ID, credit cards and cash. The suspect was a black male in his 20s, about 6'0" tall and 185 pounds, wearing a red bandana or hat. He drove away in a dark-colored Dodge sedan, with another person sitting in the passenger seat. These suspects probably also committed vehicle burglaries in the 1800 block of Douglas and the 100 block of Sunrise--see below under the Sierra Gardens neighborhood.

South Cirby, residential burglary: Between January 10 and 13, someone went into a locked home on Yefim Way and stole a jar of coins, gift cards and other small items. There was no sign of forced entry, and the suspect may have entered through a doggie door.

Cirby Ranch, theft: Between noon Saturday, February 2 and 1 p.m. Tuesday, February 5, someone dismantled and moved several sections of chain link fence between the Oakmont High School campus and the 1700 block of Chelsea Way, and then stole a black 7' flatbed utility trailer, with fenders over the wheel. This theft took some time and effort, so if you saw anything suspicious in the area or have any information, please give us a call.

Cirby Ranch, attempted vehicle theft: At 5:30 a.m. February 6, an alert resident called police to report suspicious activity near Greenborough Drive and Oak Ridge Drive--a car with the door open, and a man inside tampering with the ignition. Officers responded and contacted the suspicious man, who was still sitting in the driver's seat. The 27-year-old Citrus Heights resident was arrested on suspicion of vehicle burglary and attempted vehicle theft.

Sierra Gardens, bike theft: Between 2 and 2:30 p.m. January 25, someone stole a gray and white Specialized Stunt Jumper bicycle from the front of a house in the 1500 block of Gerry Way.

Sierra Gardens, arrest for drugs and possession of stolen property: At 8:48 a.m. January 27, an officer was doing burglary prevention patrols behind a strip mall in the 1900 block of Douglas Boulevard, and checked on an occupied vehicle. The occupants didn't live or work in the local area. Officers searched the vehicle and found burglar's tools, ammunition and stolen documents, later identified as coming from a recently burglarized storage unit in Auburn. The driver, a 36-year-old man from the Nevada City area, was arrested on suspicion of possessing burglar's tools and stolen property, being a felon in possession of ammunition, and being under the influence of a controlled substance (heroin).

Sierra Gardens, burglary: Between 11:30 and noon January 30, someone went into a locked home in the 600 block of Loretto Drive, possibly crawling in through an unlocked window, and took Play Stations, video games and other small electronic items, and cash.

Sierra Gardens, attempted burglary arrest: At about 11:30 p.m. January 31, officers responded to a report of a suspicious person in a back yard in the 1400 block of Frances Drive. Officers responded and found that someone had partially pried open the garage door. Officers searched the back yard with the help of a K9, and located a suspect hiding. The 22-year-old male from Roseville was arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary.

Sierra Gardens, vehicle burglaries: Between 12:30 p.m. and 4:40 p.m. February 5, two vehicles were burglarized, one in the 1800 block of Douglas Blvd. and the other in the 100 block of Sunrise. In each case the burglar smashed a vehicle window, reached in and took items--a laptop computer and bag from one vehicle, and a carry-on type suitcase containing clothing from the other. An Asian male suspect was seen at one burglary, and a dark-colored 4-door sedan, possibly a Dodge, was seen at the other. These burglaries are probably connected to another witnessed car burglary in the Rocky Ridge Town Center (see above under the Maidu neighborhood). In each case, the burglars chose cars that had valuable items like laptop cases, suitcases and backpacks, visible inside the passenger compartments.

Lead Hill, theft: Between 11:15 and 11:34 a.m. January 29, someone went into an unlocked car parked in the 1400 block of Lead Hill, and stole an iPhone.

Lead Hill, theft: Between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. January 31, someone stole an iPhone from a gym bag that had been placed under the bench in the gym of a fitness center in the 300 block of North Sunrise, while the owner played basketball.

Lead Hill, stolen property arrests: At 10:55 a.m. February 5, officers responded to a report of suspicious people looking into vehicles in the lot of a hotel in the 100 block of North Sunrise, and detained five people. A search of their car and hotel room produced methamphetamine, stolen mail, altered checks, computers and printers that officers believe were being used to print fraudulent checks. A 43-year-old man from Sacramento, a 25-year-old man from Bishop, a 36-year-old woman from Bishop, a 40-year-old man from Roseville and a 23-year-old man from Oceanside were arrested on suspicion of possessing stolen property, identity theft and forgery. The 25-year-old Bishop man was charged with possessing methamphetamine for sale.

Lead Hill, theft: Between 6:35 and 7:05 a.m. February 6, someone stole a tile saw from the back of a truck in the 300 block of North Sunrise Avenue.

Lead Hill, theft: Between 7:50 and 9:30 p.m. January 26, someone got into a vehicle parked in a movie theater lot in the 500 block of North Sunrise by unknown means, rummaged through a purse, and stole a debit card. The victim had left her purse in the back seat of the car and covered it with a jacket.

Police Beat 3:  Central Roseville, south of the tracks

Cirbyside, attempted theft: Overnight January 27/28, someone raised the hood of a Ford pickup parked in the 1100 block of Newport Way. The doors of the pickup were still locked and no vehicle parts had been taken, so possibly the would-be thief was scared off.

Theiles Manor, probation arrests: In the morning of January 27, officers conducted a probation search of a home in the 200 block of 3rd Street, finding burglar's tools, social security cards in other people's names, and illegal weapons. The 33-year-old male resident was arrested on suspicion of violating the terms of his post-release community supervision, possession of illegal weapons, and misappropriation of found property. The 42-year-old female resident was arrested on suspicion of misappropriation of found property, and El Dorado County warrants for probation violation.

Theiles Manor, carjacking: At 7:20 a.m. February 4, a woman and her son were filling up their car at a gas station in the 100 block of Riverside Avenue when two men approached them and demanded their car at gunpoint. The suspects drove away in the victims' car, a dark gray 2012 Nissan Altima, which has still not been located. One suspect was a light-complexioned black or Hispanic male in his late teens or early 20s, with a slim build, armed with a handgun. The second suspect was an Hispanic male in his early 20s. The crime is under investigation.

Cherry Glen, theft: Between 12:30 and 7:15 a.m. January 20, someone stole hockey skates and other hockey equipment from a front porch in the 300 block of Gopher Gulch Alley.

Cherry Glen, prowler: At 4 a.m. February 1, officers responded to a report of a man sleeping inside a truck that didn't belong to him in the 100 block of Judah Street. The truck owner hadn't locked the truck. Officers woke the sleeping man, a 39-year-old man from Sacramento, and arrested him on suspicion of prowling. He was given a citation to appear in court, and released.

Cherry Glen, vehicle burglary: Between February 1 and 5, someone got into a locked car in the 500 block of Royer Street by unknown means, and stole a laptop computer and other items from the trunk.

Hillcrest, burglary: Overnight February 1/2, someone forced open the rear door of a massage business in the 100 block of South Harding Blvd. and rifled through the desk, but nothing was taken.

Folsom Road, theft: Between 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. January 31, someone went into a vehicle parked in the 100 block of Donner Avenue and took a purse containing the victim's ID, ATM card and other personal items.

Folsom Road, theft: At 7 p.m. January 31, a man, about 6'1" tall with long gray hair, was seen inside a car that didn't belong to him in the 200 block of Columbia Way. He stole the cover of the car's center console.

Enwood, burglary: Overnight January 25-26, someone broke the lock on a detached residential garage in the 600 block of Atlantic Street, and took a duffle bag, coins and clothing.

Police Beat 4: Central Roseville, north of the tracks

Sierra Vista, attempted theft: Between 3:30 p.m. February 1 and 6:45 a.m. February 4, someone tampered with the lock to a roll-up door leading to the vending machines at Roseville High School. They didn't
get in.

Roseville Heights, vandalism: Overnight January 30/31, someone sprayed a storage trailer at the REC center on High Street with black spray paint.

Roseville Heights, pickpocket: At 11 p.m. January 31, a woman was walking through a crowded bar in the 100 block of Main Street when she felt someone bump into her. She then realized that her Samsung Galaxy cell phone had been stolen from her front pocket.

Vineyard, bike theft: At about 8: 15 p.m. January 31, a male was seen stealing an unsecured bike from outside a store in the 3900 block of Foothills Blvd. The owner had left the bike unsecured while he stepped inside the store for a few minutes. The stolen bike is a white and gray Trek 7600 mountain bike. The suspect was a white or Hispanic male wearing a black ball cap and dark clothing.

Vineyard, purse snatch: At 9 a.m. February 3, a woman was walking on Hickory Street near Brookwood Road when two men approached her from behind, grabbed her purse and fled. The suspects were black males in their 20s. One was about 5'9" tall and 140 pounds, with dark skin and short "buzzed" hair, and the other was lighter-complexioned with 4" long dreadlocks.

Los Cerritos, vandalism: Between 1 and 8 a.m. February 6, someone broke items, vandalized a lock, strewed cigarette butts across the lawn and moved items around on a front porch in the 200 block of Fremont Avenue.

Kaseberg/Kingswood, vandalism: At about 12:50 a.m. January 26, someone broke two windows in an SUV parked in the 300 block of Union Street. A witness saw someone break the windows and then drive away in a silver Volvo four-door wagon.

Police Beat 5: North Central Roseville

Foothills-Junction, theft: Between 7:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. someone stripped the handlebars, seat and chain from a bike locked to the bike rack at Silverado Middle School.

Pleasant Grove, vandalism: At 12:50 p.m. February 1, someone rang the doorbell of a home in the 1500 block of Brook Park Way several times. When the resident answered the door, she saw a suspect running away, and found bleach had been poured on the front porch. The suspect was described only as a male wearing a dark hoodie pulled down to cover his face.

Highland Reserve, trailer stolen: Between January 20/21, someone stole a white utility trailer from the loading dock at a grocery store in the 1000 block of Pleasant Grove Blvd.

Stanford, vehicle burglaries: Overnight February 1/2, someone smashed the windows of two cars parked in an apartment complex at 751 Central Park Drive, and stole a stereo amplifier from one and a shopping bag full of merchandise from another.

Stanford, theft: At about 8 p.m. February 1, a woman's purse was stolen from her shopping cart while she was grocery shopping in a store in the 900 block of Pleasant Grove Blvd.

Industrial East, copper theft activity: Between February 1 and 4, someone tampered with copper wires in various light poles in the 7400 and 7500 blocks of Galilee Road, apparently preparing to steal them. Copper wire was removed from light poles in the 1200 block of Pleasant Grove Blvd, which is in the same general area.

Police Beat 6: West Roseville

Woodcreek, theft: Between 4 and 5:30 p.m. January 25, someone stole an unattended iPhone from a bench in the girl's locker room at Woodcreek High School.

Woodcreek, theft: Overnight January 30/31, someone stole the tailgate from a Ford F350 pickup in the 1000 block of Killarney Street. Woodcreek, bike theft: Between 4:15 and 4:50 p.m. January 31, someone cut the lock and stole a gray Fuji mountain bike from a rack near the Woodcreek High School library.

Woodcreek, burglary: Overnight January 31/February 1, someone pried the door of a laundry room in an apartment complex at 1098 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd., and pried the coin boxes off the laundry machines. Sun City, burglary: Between February 2 and 4, someone pried the door of a laundry room in an apartment complex at 6725 Fiddyment Road, and pried a coin box off a clothes dryer.

Quail Glen, theft: Overnight January 29/30, someone went into an unlocked pickup in the 1500 block of Alyssum Way and stole sunglasses, DVDs and loose change.

Junction West, theft: Overnight January 18/19, someone stole the spare tire and tailgate from a GMC pickup on Ambridge Court.

Junction West, theft: Overnight January 28/29, someone went into an unlocked pickup in the 1700 block of Hillingdon Street and took the ashtray, which was full of loose change. The same night someone went into unlocked cars in the 1700 block of Tanager Way and stole sunglasses.

Junction West, theft: Between the night of January 28 and the morning of January 30, someone went into two unlocked cars in the 1800 block of Marinette Lane and stole a laptop computer and an iPod.

West Plan, prowlers: At 3:30 a.m. January 27, a resident of the 2400 block of Corin Drive looked outside and saw a man standing near her front door, and another man sitting in a car in front of her house. When the resident looked outside, the man in the car yelled at the other man, and they both got into the car and left. Their vehicle was described as a red older two-door sedan, similar to a Honda Prelude.

West Plan, construction site theft: Between the afternoon of January 31 and the morning of February 1, someone broke into a construction storage shed in the area of Fairhall Court and Corin Road, and took paint sprayers and a power washer.

West Plan, vandalism: Between 7 and 10 a.m. February 2, someone broke the window of a pickup parked in the 2400 block of Hayden Parkway.

West Plan, vehicle burglary: Overnight February 3/4, someone got into a locked car on Bob Doyle Drive near Market Street by unknown means, and stole power tools and a wallet, containing the victim's ID and bank cards.

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