Roseville Crime Report Digest for August 22, 2013
Roseville, CA -- The Roseville Police Department's weekly crime report digest for August 22, 2013.
Olympus, stolen vehicles: Overnight August 13 to August 14, someone stole two mid-90s Honda Accord four-door sedans, one from Nunzia Court and one from the 2400 block of Julliard Circle. Both vehicles were found later the same day, abandoned in the same general area.
East Roseville Parkway, burglary: Between August 7 and 8, someone went into a resident's garage in the 1800 block of Grey Owl Circle by unknown means and stole a purse, backpack and other valuable items from inside their unlocked car. Some of the victim's property was found discarded near Madison and Hazel Avenues.
East Roseville Parkway, burglary: Overnight August 10-11, someone burglarized an apartment in the 1500 block of Secret Ravine, stealing household items, as well as a Harley Davidson motorcycle from the victim's garage.
East Roseville Parkway, theft: Overnight August 12/13, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Dodge Ram pickup parked in the 1900 block of Taylor Road.
East Roseville Parkway, vehicle burglary: Between 6:45 and 7:55 p.m. August 14, someone smashed the window of a vehicle at the Miner's Ravine trailhead parking lot on Sierra College Boulevard, and took a purse with all its contents. The victim's debit card was soon used to make fraudulent purchases.
East Roseville Parkway, vehicle burglary: Between 6:45 a.m. and 5:50 p.m. August 16, someone used a shaved key to gain access to a locked car at the Park and Ride in the 1800 block of Taylor Road, and stole the installed stereo.
Johnson Ranch, burglary: Between 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. August 12, someone got into a house in the 4700 block of Allegretto Way through an unlocked window in the back, ransacked bedrooms and took change and jewelry.
Maidu, vehicle burglary: Between August 12 and 13, someone smashed the window of a pickup in the 1500 block of East Colonial Parkway, reached in and took a laptop computer and a tote bag from the back seat.
South Cirby, burglary: Between August 9 and 10, someone pried the door of a home on Olga Way while the resident was gone, rummaged through the home and took cash.
Cirby Ranch, vehicle theft: Between midnight and 6 a.m. August 16, someone stole a gray 1991 Honda Accord four-door sedan from the 1300 block of Bellwood Court.
Cirby Ranch, burglary: Between 7 and 10:30 a.m. August 19, someone kicked the front door of a home in the 1300 block of Greenborough Drive while the residents were away, and stole property from the house.
Sierra Gardens, burglary: At about 2:15 a.m. August 20, officers responded to an alarm activation at a business in the 1900 block of Douglas Boulevard. Video surveillance showed that three or four suspects wearing black clothing and masks pried the front door of a business in the 1900 block of Douglas Boulevard, tried unsuccessfully to pry open a cabinet, and then fled out the back, possibly to an (unseen) waiting vehicle. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the suspects at this time.
Lead Hill, vehicle burglary: Between 5:20 and 6:30 p.m. August 9, someone broke the window of a car parked near the Miner's Ravine trailhead in the 300 block of North Sunrise Avenue, popped the trunk open, and stole purses, cell phones and other valuables. The victims had parked the car in the lot and then opened the trunk to stash their purses inside before going on a walk.
Lead Hill, interrupted catalytic converter theft: At 4:20 a.m. August 18, a citizen witnessed a male working under a Dodge 2500 pickup parked in the 100 block of North Sunrise, with a woman waiting nearby in a white Isuzu Rodeo SUV. Apparently realizing they had been seen, they took off. The officer confirmed that the suspect had removed a bolt from targeted pickup's catalytic converter.
Lead Hill, burglary: Between August 11 and 12, someone broke into an unrented hotel room in the 100 block of North Sunrise Avenue, and took televisions.
Lead Hill, burglary: Overnight August 12/13, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Dodge Ram pickup parked in the 100 block of North Sunrise Avenue.
Police Beat 3 Central Roseville, south of the tracks Cirbyside, vehicle theft: Overnight August 14/15, someone stole a dark purple Kawasaki Nomad motorcycle from the 1100 block of Audrey Way.
Downtown, vehicle burglary: At about 8:15 p.m. August 16, someone pried the window of a pickup in the 200 block of Vernon Street and tore out the installed stereo. A suspect was seen running from the burglarized pickup: an Hispanic male in his early 20s, 5'8" tall and 160 pounds, with short black hair in a military-type cut and a goatee.
Hillcrest, burglary, suspects arrested: At 5:11 a.m. August 18, officers responded to an alarm at a house in the 100 block of Bonny Knoll. The homeowner also got up to investigate the alarm, and detained a suspect he caught coming out of his detached shop building. The two suspects, a 31-year-old man from Roseville and a 22-year-old man with an Auburn address were both arrested on suspicion of burglary, conspiracy and possessing stolen property.
Folsom Road, theft: Overnight August 14/15, someone stole a backpack containing a laptop computer, camera and other valuable items from an unlocked pickup in the 100 block of Estates Drive.
Folsom Road, burglary: At about 9:10 a.m. August 16, a man was seen moving furniture from a seating area in a senior living facility in the 200 block of Folsom Road. When someone asked what he was doing, he left a pile of furniture in a hallway and left. The suspect was described as a white male in his 30s, 5'10" tall and 135 pounds, with slicked-back, collar-length blond hair. Witnesses said he was sweaty and acted odd, as if he was on drugs. Nothing was taken.
Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Roseville Heights, arrest: At 12:35 a.m. Sunday, August 18, officers stopped a car for a vehicle code violation at the intersection of Church Street and Washington Boulevard. One of the passengers was on probation and was carrying a loaded stolen handgun, marijuana, cash and other items associated with drug sales. The 26-year-old man from North Highlands was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm, possessing marijuana for sale, and other related charges.
Roseville Heights, arrest: At 12:47 a.m. Sunday, August 18, officers responded to a fight between two men behind a bar in the 100 block of Main Street. One of the men was knocked unconscious and was taken to the hospital by ambulance, where he was treated and released. The other man fled the scene on foot. The next day the suspect's parole officer brought him to the Roseville Police Department for arrest. The suspect, a 35-year-old Sacramento man, was arrested on suspicion of assault causing serious bodily injury and violation of parole.
Los Cerritos, arrest in April burglary: Overnight April 8/9, someone broke into a photography studio in the 300 block of Washington Boulevard and stole photography equipment. Roseville P.D. crime scene investigators responded and collected evidence from the scene. Thanks to their work, a suspect was identified and on August 14 detectives arrested a 48-year-old male Roseville resident on suspicion of burglary in connection with this case.
Los Cerritos, garage burglary: Between 11:30 and 11:45 a.m. August 11, someone went into an unlocked garage in the 700 block of Grove Street and took power tools.
North Central Roseville
Foothills-Junction, prowling arrests: At 6:30 a.m. August 19, officers responded to a report of two people trying the back door of a business in the 5100 block of Foothills Boulevard. Officers contacted two people and detained them for prowling on private property. One of them, a 24-year-old male transient, had a cell phone that had been stolen from a bar in Roseville a few days ago, and unprescribed prescription narcotics. He was arrested on suspicion of prowling, drug possession and possession of stolen property. A 49-year-old Roseville woman was arrested on suspicion of prowling.
Stanford, thefts: Between 4:50 and 5:20 p.m. August 9, a shopper's purse was stolen from her cart while she was shopping at a store in the 900 block of Pleasant Grove Boulevard. An employee found the victim's purse discarded in the parking lot, with some checks missing. On August 12 between 1 and 1:45 p.m., a man's iPad was stolen from his shopping cart in the same store. The iPad's GPS tracker later signaled that it was at a location in the state of Washington. Local police in Washington were notified.
Stanford, vandalism: At about 5:40 p.m. August 13, officers responded to a report of a man acting erratically, yelling at passers-by and kicking parked cars in a parking lot in the 700 block of Pleasant Grove Boulevard. They arrested a 51-year-old Auburn man on suspicion of vandalism.
Stanford, car theft: At about 12:45 a.m. August 16, someone stole a beige 1992 Honda Accord 2-door sedan from a driveway in the 7000 block of Kelmscott Lane. A witness saw it being driven away, but didn't get a look at the driver. The vehicle's still missing.
Stanford, garage burglarized, car stolen: Overnight August 15/16, someone went into an open garage in the 8300 block of Roseto Road and stole a white Ford Explorer SUV and other items. CHP found the SUV, with some parts missing, in the north Sacramento area on August 16.
Stanford, theft: Overnight August 17/18, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Lexus sedan parked on Lochness Court.
Industrial East, burglary: Between 4:30 p.m. August 14 and 5 a.m. August 15, someone burglarized a portable office, cargo trailer, metal storage trailer and a tool chest in the 8500 block of Foothills Boulevard. Tools and copper wire were taken.
Industrial East, truck stolen: Between August 4 and 20, someone stole a white Freightliner truck, with blue writing on the side, from the 9000 block of Niblick Drive.
Quail Glen, theft: Between noon and 9 p.m. August 11, someone went into an apparently unlocked car in a shopping center at Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard and Pleasant Grove Boulevard and stole cash and a set of golf clubs.
Blue Oaks, theft: Overnight August 13/14, someone went into an unlocked car in the 1800 block of San Esteban Circle, taking a wallet and loose change.
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