Roseville Crime Report Weekly Update
The City of Roseville Police Department's weekly crime report update for March 20, 2013.
Police Beat 1: Northeast Roseville
Olympus Pointe, burglary: At about 12:20 a.m. March 17, a resident of 1451 Rocky Ridge Drive checked on noises from the living room, and saw someone climbing out of the window of his ground-floor apartment. The burglar took a laptop computer.
Harding/Roseville Parkway, bike theft: Between noon on March 8 and 11 a.m. March 9, someone cut the lock and stole a red Cannondale Chase 3 bike, with purple grips and trim, from outside an apartment at 800 Gibson Drive.
Harding/Roseville Parkway, theft: Between 3:45 p.m. March 8 and 6:30 a.m. March 9, someone cut securing bolts and stole a generator from the back of a truck in the 700 block of Berry Street.
Harding/Roseville Parkway, theft: Between 2 p.m. March 9 and March 10, someone stole a package of tax documents that had been delivered to the front door of an apartment at 301 Gibson Drive.
East Roseville Parkway, theft: Between 9:30 p.m. March 13 and 7:35 a.m. March 14, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Dodge 2500 pickup parked at a hotel in the 1900 block of Taylor Road. East Roseville Parkway, fire, drug arrests: At 1:11 p.m. on March 16, Roseville Fire Department personnel responded to a fire alarm activation, with sprinklers activated, at a hotel room in the 1900 block of Taylor Road. Firefighters and police officers found evidence that someone had been using butane gas to process marijuana into hashish in one of the rooms. During the course of the investigation, two people from Lincoln were arrested on suspicion of manufacturing hashish and other related charges.
East Roseville Parkway, vehicle burglary: Between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. March 17, someone broke the window of a car parked at a movie theater in the 500 block of North Sunrise Ave., and took a purse that had been hidden under a blanket between the two front seats. The purse contained cash, a check and ID.
East Roseville Parkway, vehicle burglary: Between 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. March 17, someone broke the window of a car parked near a restaurant in the 1400 block of E. Roseville Parkway, and took a purse containing two wallets, two iPods, and a portable GPS device.
Creekside, vehicle burglary: Between 2 p.m. March 16 and 6:30 a.m. March 17, someone forced the door handle of a vehicle parked in an apartment complex at 1299 Antelope Creek Drive, and took a wallet containing cash, ID and credit cards, an iPod, and vehicle registration paperwork.
Police Beat 2: East Roseville
South Cirby, theft: Between March 16 and 18, someone stole a garden hose and hose reel from a front yard in the 1900 block of Vista Creek.
Meadow Oaks, vandalism, arrests made: At about 11:50 p.m. March 14, officers responded to a resident's call of a loud noise in the 1100 block of Augusta Way. The resident went outside, found a puncture made by a knife in the side of his trailer, and saw three males in dark clothing running away. Officers detained three intoxicated males at the corner of Greenborough Drive and Oak Ridge Drive, and found a sword and dagger in the bushes. A 21-year-old male and a 33-year-old male, both from South Lake Tahoe, and a 23-year-old man from Citrus Heights were arrested on suspicion of vandalism and conspiracy.
Meadow Oaks, theft: Overnight March 17/18, someone took a set of golf clubs and a GPS navigator from a possibly unlocked car in the 900 block of Trimble Way.
Meadow Oaks, theft: At about 5:30 p.m. March 18, an unknown male suspect walked into an office in the 900 block of Sunrise Avenue and stole a portable stereo player off of a desk. The suspect was a white male in his mid-40s, 5'11" and 200 pounds, with slicked-back brown hair. He was wearing a light green Tommy Bahama-type shirt and blue jeans.
Lead Hill, vehicle burglary: Between 9 and 10 a.m. March 11, someone broke the window of a car parked at a fitness center in the 300 block of North Sunrise Avenue, and took a wallet that had been left in sight on top of the center console. The wallet contained cash, ID and several credit cards. Between 10 and 11:30 a.m. on March 15, thieves broke the window of a car in the same lot, and took clothing and a binder of paperwork.
Lead Hill, vehicle burglary: Between 5:50 and 6:55 a.m. March 12, someone broke the windows of two vehicles parked at a fitness center in the 1600 block of Lead Hill, and took an expensive purse containing the victim's ID, cash and credit cards, an iPad, and video game equipment. One of the stolen credit cards was soon used at a store in Sacramento.
Police Beat 3: Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Cirbyside, burglary: Overnight March 14/15, someone broke a front window and burglarized a car-maintenance business in the 600 block of Sunrise Avenue, taking cash from the register.
Cresthaven, vehicle burglary: Overnight March 9/10, someone broke into a van in the 400 block of Cirby Way by unknown means, and took power tools.
Cresthaven, vehicle burglary: Overnight March 10/11, someone broke into a company pickup in the 900 block of Portside Circle, and took a laptop computer, a briefcase and other miscellaneous items. During the same time frame, someone went into a possibly unlocked pickup in the 200 block of Canterbury and took the cargo net, tie-down straps, gloves and other small items.
Tip: We've had a number of thefts of tools from work vehicles (vans, pickups, cargo trailers) recently. Most of the thefts have occurred at night. You might want to remove valuable tools from your vehicle at night and store them inside your garage or shop. Call police immediately to report any suspicious persons, alarm activations or other unusual noises at night.
Cresthaven, trespassing: At 4 p.m. on March 15, officers responded to a property owner's call and arrested two people, a 46-year-old man from Sacramento and a 24-year-old woman with no permanent address, on suspicion of trespassing ("squatting") in a vacant house in the 1100 block of Dartmouth Avenue.
Downtown, vehicle burglary: Between 6:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. March 7, someone got into a pickup parked in the parking garage in the 400 block of Vernon Street by unknown means, and stole several power tools.
Enwood, vehicle theft: between March 15 and the morning of March 18, someone stole a company Ford F350 flat-bed truck from an enclosed lot on Branstetter Street near Atlantic Street. The truck contained numerous tools.
Police Beat 4 Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Sierra Vista, vehicle burglary: Between 3:30 p.m. March 8 and 11:30 a.m. March 9, someone broke the window of a car in the 100 block of Sierra Blvd., and took a cordless drill and a jacket.
Roseville Heights, theft: At about 12:50 p.m. March 8, a driver was delivering beer to a bar in the 100 block of Pacific Street. While he was inside for a few minutes, someone stole two cases of beer from his hand-cart.
Roseville Heights, vandalism: Sometime during the day March 9, someone broke the window of a car parked in the 100 block of Hickory Street. Nothing was taken.
Roseville Heights, theft: Overnight March 15/16, someone got into a parked car in the 200 block of Main Street by unknown means, and took alcohol, cigarettes and vehicle registration paperwork.
Roseville Heights, vandalism: Sometime before 1 a.m. March 17, someone broke the windows of a car parked in the 300 block of Lincoln Street. Nothing was taken.
Roseville Heights, vandalism: At 9:17 p.m. March 17, officers responded to a report of an intoxicated man who had punched and broken the window of a restaurant in the 100 block of Pacific Street. A 30-year-old Roseville resident was arrested on suspicion of
Roseville Heights, theft, arrest made: At 4:30 a.m. March 18, officers responded to a citizen's call of someone acting suspiciously on Lincoln Street near Washington Blvd., looking into vehicles and trying their doors. Officers contacted the suspicious male, who had a bag taken from an unlocked vehicle. The 33-year-old Rocklin man was arrested on suspicion of theft and possessing stolen property.
Vineyard, burglary: Between 7:50 and 10:23 a.m. March 15, someone broke the sliding glass door of an apartment at 1601 Vineyard Road, and took jewelry and a laptop computer. A suspicious man was seen in the area at the time, a black male in his 20s, 5'2" tall and 120 pounds, with short hair and a tear-drop tattoo on his cheek. He was wearing a red sweater, gray pants and tennis shoes, and was riding a red mountain bike. During the same time frame and probably connected, someone stole an unsecured red Mongoose mountain bike from an apartment patio at the same complex.
Vineyard, burglary: At 2:30 a.m. March 16, officers responded to an alarm activation at an unoccupied home in the 600 block of Atkinson Street, and found that someone had removed security light-bulbs and pried open a door. Tools were stolen from the garage.
Los Cerritos, vandalism: Overnight March 15/16, someone broke the window of a car in the 300 block of Main Street. Nothing was taken.
Police Beat 5 North Central Roseville
Foothills-Junction, theft: Between 4 and 4:30 p.m. March 11, someone stole a package of medications that had been delivered to the front of a house in the 1000 block of Old Mill Circle.
Foothills-Junction, arrest: On the afternoon of March 14, officers contacted a probationer on Foothills Blvd. near Junction Blvd. A search of his vehicle produced a handgun, burglar's tools and four GPS navigation units. Officers determined the navigation units had been stolen earlier in the month from vehicles in the Mistywood and Quail Glen neighborhoods. The 21-year-old Roseville resident was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm, possession of stolen property, and violation of probation.
Diamond Oaks, burglary: Between 3 and 7:45 p.m. March 17, someone went into a possibly unlocked house in the 200 block of Firestone Drive while the residents were away, and took a change jar and jewelry.
Stanford, suspicious circumstances, arrest made: At 9:30 a.m. March 14, officers responded to citizens' calls of a suspicious man with a handgun walking toward a store in the 900 block of Pleasant Grove Blvd. Officers responded and contacted the man, who had a replica pellet gun that had been altered to look more like a real gun. The 21-year-old Sacramento resident was arrested on suspicion of possessing and brandishing an altered replica firearm, possession of drug paraphernalia, and violation of parole.
Police Beat 6 West Roseville
Woodcreek, suspicious incident: At about 2:15 p.m. March 12, two 7th-grade boys were walking home from school in the area of Junction Blvd. and Woodcreek Oaks Blvd., when a vehicle pulled up next to them and the teenagers inside yelled at them to "get in". The two younger boys ran away. The older teens in the car didn't follow them or contact them further. The suspicious vehicle was a brown four-door sedan driven by a male (no further description). The passengers who yelled at the boys were described as a black male juvenile in his teens, wearing a gray hoodie, and a white male juvenile in his teens,no further description. The high school youth service officers were notified of the incident.
Woodcreek, stolen vehicle: Overnight March 17/18, someone stole a gold 1997 Toyota Camry four-door sedan from Ledbury Court.
Quail Glen, theft: At 5:15 p.m. March 8, a 12-year-old boy was at Mahany Park with a friend when a teenager approached and asked to borrow his iPhone 5. The teen used the phone, then left with it. The thief was a white male between the ages of 16 and 18, about 6'0" tall and thin, with "dirty blond" hair. He was wearing a black t-shirt with a California brass knuckle design, and blue jeans. He was riding a flat black "fixie" bike, with a white front rubber tire and a black rear tire, and straight handle bars. If this person sounds familiar, give us a call.
Junction West, vehicle burglary: Between 9:45 and 10:30 a.m. March 10, someone broke the window of a car parked at a church in the 1900 block of Junction Blvd. The victim wasn't sure at the time whether anything had been taken.
Blue Oaks, burglary: Sometime March 7, someone went into a home under construction in the 1600 block of Sevilla Drive and stole cabinet doors and a faucet.
Blue Oaks, burglary: Between 6 p.m. March 16 and 5:30 p.m. March 17, someone went into a garage in the 10000 block of Woodcreek Oaks Blvd. (the resident thought he might have accidentally left the garage door open) and stole a black and red Specialized bicycle.
Fiddyment Farms, theft: Between the afternoon of March 13 and the morning of March 15, someone stole several batteries from construction equipment in the area of Fiddyment Road and Prairie Town Way.
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