Roseville Crime Report Digest (9-11-13)
The Roseville Police Department weekly crime report digest for September 11, 2013.
Olympus, vehicle burglary: Between 7:20 and 8:50 a.m. September 5, someone broke the window of a pickup parked at the Miner's Ravine trailhead on Sierra College Blvd., and took a couple of towels from the floorboard. The victim found the towels discarded on the ground nearby. The burglar may have thought something valuable was hidden under the towels.
East Roseville Parkway, theft: Between 3 and 6 p.m. September 2, someone went into an unlocked van parked at Harry Crabb Park and stole a checkbook and credit cards from a purse. The victim's credit cards were then used to make purchases at local businesses.
Maidu, vehicle burglary: Overnight September 8/9, someone broke the windows of a pickup parked on Golden Hills Court, and took items from inside.
South Cirby, vandalism: Between 11:15 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. August 9, a window in a car parked in the 2000 block of Oakdale was broken. The damage looks like it was made by a BB gun.
Cirby Ranch, stolen car: Between June 27 and July 30, someone stole a white Lincoln Continental four-door sedan from the 1100 block of Main Sail Circle.
Cirby Ranch, vehicle burglary: Overnight September 7/8, someone forced open the canopy door of a pickup parked in the 1300 block of Stonebridge Way, and stole tools.
Sierra Gardens, burglary: Overnight August 30/31, someone forced entry into an unoccupied house in the 1300 block of Susan Circle, by forcing a rear sliding glass door. It didn't appear anything was
Sierra Gardens, vehicle theft: At about 1:25 a.m. September 4, someone stole a gold 1990 Toyota Camry four-door sedan from a driveway in the 1700 block of Russell Way. The car was found, undamaged and unoccupied, on North Sunrise Avenue later that morning.
Sierra Gardens, burglary: Overnight September 4/5, someone broke into an automotive service business in the 1700 block of Douglas Boulevard, and stole electronic items.
Sierra Gardens, vehicle burglary: Just before noon September 9,officers responded to a report of a group of people stealing the stereo out of a car parked in the 300 block of Sunrise Avenue. The suspects, described as two white male adults and a white female adult, all in their 20s, fled in an early 2000s model white van, similar to a Dodge Caravan or Plymouth Voyager, with out of state plates.
Lead Hill, stolen car: Overnight September 3/4, someone stole a Ford van from a hotel parking lot in the 100 block of North Sunrise Avenue. The van was located later that day, unoccupied and undamaged,in the 300 block of Cirby Way.
Lead Hill, robbery: At 5 a.m. September 7, a man walking in the 100 block of North Sunrise Avenue was approached from behind by a robber who held an unknown object against his back, and demanded his property. The robber took the victim's laptop bag and fled on foot. He was described as a male wearing a hood and carrying a knife.
Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Cirbyside, theft: Between 10 p.m. September 1 and 2 p.m. September 4, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Dodge Ram pickup in the 1200 block of Donahue Way.
Cresthaven, vehicle stolen: Between September 3 and 4, someone stole a Ford Crown Victoria sedan from an apartment complex lot in the 300 block of Cirby Way. The car was found in Citrus Heights, undamaged
and unoccupied, later on September 4.
Cresthaven, vehicle burglary: Between September 6 and 8, someone smashed the window of a pickup parked in an apartment complex in the 400 block of Cirby Way, and stole tools.
Folsom Road, vehicle burglary: Between 4 and 10 a.m. September 7, someone broke the window of a car in the 100 block of Estates Drive and stole a wallet and its contents, and an iPod.
Folsom Road, stolen car recovered: At 6:36 p.m. September 7, officers responded to a citizen's report of a possible drunk driver, driving a pickup on Forest Knoll near Harding Boulevard. Officers stopped the pickup nearby, and found that it had been reported stolen from El Dorado County. The driver, a 38-year-old Placerville man was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft and violation of parole.
Downtown, vandalism: At about 2:15 a.m. September 8, an officer responded to a verbal dispute between an unknown man and woman in the 200 block of Vernon. A witness heard the man yelling at the woman for "making him" break the glass. A window in a building had been broken. The officer was unable to locate the suspect.
Downtown, theft: Between 2 and 3 p.m. September 8, someone went into an unlocked car in the Vernon Street parking garage and took a purse and its contents.
Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Vineyard, burglary: Between August 27 and 31, someone went into an open garage in the 1300 block of Puebla Way and took tools and a boat motor.
Vineyard, stolen property recovered: At 9:50 a.m. September 8,
officers responded to the 1500 block of Vineyard Road, to a report of a flea market vendor selling several harps (musical instruments) suspected to have been stolen in a residential burglary in Nevada County. The burglary of the home of a Nevada County musician had been publicized throughout the northern California musician community, in Nevada County media outlets and on local news station CBS 13. Someone who had seen the news story on television recognized the harps as possibly stolen,and notified police. Roseville officers and Nevada County Sheriff's Office investigators responded. The harps were identified as stolen and returned to the victim, and the vendor, a 47-year-old man from Colusa, was arrested on suspicion of possessing stolen property. One of the victim's larger harps and some of her jewelry are still missing.
Vineyard and Kaseberg-Kingswood, thefts, arrest: At 4:20 a.m. September 5, officers responded to a citizen's report of suspicious people walking up and down the street in the 1300 block of Elm Street, looking into vehicles. Officers contacted a teenage suspect on foot in the area. Their investigation led them to a nearby house, where they recovered several items taken that morning from unlocked cars in the 1300 block of Elm Street, the 400 block of Porter Avenue and Kaseberg Court. The property was returned to the victims, and the suspect, a 19-year-old male from Roseville, was arrested on suspicion of possessing stolen property.
Kaseberg-Kingswood, thefts: Between September 2 and 3, someone went into a boat stored in the RV storage lot at Diamond K Estates and stole a camera and fishing gear. Sometime between September 6 and 9, someone broke into an RV in the same storage area and stole televisions.
Kaseberg-Kingswood, stolen vehicle: At about 5:45 a.m. September 4, a resident of Modessa Court left his champagne 1997 Cadillac Deville four-door sedan with the engine running in the driveway for a minute while he went into the house. When he returned, the car had been stolen.
North Central Roseville
Diamond Oaks, theft: Overnight August 30/31, someone went into a backyard on Silverado Circle and stole a gray and white Timberland bicycle.
Stanford, theft: Between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. September 4, someone sawed off and stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota pickup parked in a store parking lot in the 10000 block of Fairway Drive.
Stanford, shoplifters: At 1 p.m. September 8, officers responded to a shoplifting that had just occurred at a store in the 900 block of Pleasant Grove Blvd. Officers detained both suspects, one on foot in front of the store, and one in a vehicle as he was driving away, and recovered a large amount of stolen merchandise from three Roseville stores. The men, ages 38 and 48, from Sacramento, were arrested on suspicion of burglary (entering the stores with the intent to steal) and other related charges. The 38-year-old was also charged with driving under the influence of drugs.
Industrial East, vehicle burglary: Between 12:20 and 1:10 p.m. September 6, someone broke the window of a car in the 10000 block of Industrial Avenue and stole a bag of tools. At the same time and place, someone went into an unlocked pickup and stole a backpack of books and school supplies.
Woodcreek, disturbance: At 2:30 a.m. September 7, officers responded to calls from residents about the sound of shots fired in the vicinity of Elliot Park. When they arrived, they found a large, disorderly group of people who had been at a party at a house in the 1400 block of Cushendall. They found that the "shots fired" noises came from fireworks. A 24-year-old Lincoln man who fought with officers was arrested on suspicion of obstructing officers and being drunk in public.
Blue Oaks, real estate rental scam: In early September, someone placed an ad on a website for real estate sales and rentals, advertising a home on Sevilla Drive for rent. The unknown scammer who placed the ad didn't own the house and wasn't authorized to sell or rent it. A man who was interested in renting the house called the number listed in the ad, and talked to a man who asked the interested renter to wire thousands of dollars out of state in order to rent the home. Fortunately, the prospective renter took the time to drive by the house, and found it was listed for sale by a different real estate company. He then realized the online ad was fraudulent, and didn't wire the money as requested. The true real estate agent had the fraudulent online ad removed.
Blue Oaks, vehicle burglaries: Overnight September 5/6, someone broke the windows of two cars, one in the 1700 block of Tuscan Grove Circle and one on Tuscan Grove Court, and stole a purse and its contents, laptop computers, a briefcase and tools.
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