Roseville Crime Report Digest (9-21-13)
The Roseville Police Department weekly crime report digest for week ending September 21, 2013.
Harding/Galleria, burglary: Between 8:30 and 11:30 p.m. September 9, someone pried open the door of an apartment in the 1100 block of Roseville Parkway, and stole a safe and its contents, and other
Harding/Galleria, theft: Between 6 p.m. September 11 and 6 p.m. September 12, someone cut a securing chain and stole two mountain bikes from an enclosed apartment's patio in the 300 block of Gibson Drive.
East Roseville Parkway, identity theft ring arrested: At 11:45 p.m. September 16, officers responded to a hotel on Taylor Road to a report of a woman using a possibly fraudulent credit card to rent a room. As officers arrived, another female guest--not the same woman who tried to pay with the suspicious credit card--tried to run away, but officers chased her down and detained her. They conducted a parole (PRCS) search of her room and found numerous falsified ID cards and checks, and other evidence of identity theft. The woman who ran, a 38-year-old from Fresno, was arrested on suspicion of identity theft and several other related charges, and a Merced County warrant for burglary. Another person in the room, a 23-year-old man from Fairfield, was arrested on suspicion of identity theft and conspiracy. Continuing to search for the originally reported woman with the suspicious credit card, officers began checking other hotels in the area and found that she had rented two rooms at another nearby hotel. Officers searched those two rooms and found scanners, printers, numerous fake IDs, and other evidence of identity theft, as well as methamphetamine. Four more people were arrested on suspicion of identity theft, numerous other related charges, and out-of-county warrants: a 26-year-old woman from Fresno, a 32-year-old man from Roseville, a 38-year-old man from Roseville, and a 38-year-old woman
Johnson Ranch, vehicle burglary: Between 6 p.m. September 9 and 3 p.m. September 10, someone got into a locked car in an apartment complex at 1751 E. Roseville Parkway and stole the stereo, clothing and other items. It's unknown how the thief got in, but one of the windows had been left cracked open a couple of inches.
Johnson Ranch, theft: Between 10:30 and 10:50 a.m. September 12, someone stole a gym bag and remote door opener from an unlocked pickup in the 1300 block of Aberdeen Circle.
Maidu and Johnson Ranch, businesses burglarized: At 12:20 a.m. September 15, officers responded to a burglary alarm at a beauty salon in the 2000 block of Douglas Boulevard, and found that someone had thrown a rock through the glass front door. Officers checked the business with the owner, and found that nothing had been taken. At 1:09 a.m. officers responded to another burglary alarm at a dentist's office in the 9200 block of Sierra College Blvd., and found the glass front door had been broken with a rock. No suspects were found in the area. Officers checked the business with the owner, and nothing was missing.
Maidu, vehicle burglaries: Overnight September 8/9, someone broke the window of an SUV parked in the 1200 block of Ridgecrest Way, and stole the installed car stereo. Someone also broke the window of a pickup parked on Golden Hill Court and stole the car stereo and speakers.
Maidu, stolen car: Between 9 p.m. September 14 and 11:30 a.m. September 15, someone stole a red Subaru station wagon from the 1300 block of Ridgecrest Way. The Citrus Heights Police Department found it a few days later, undamaged and unoccupied.
South Cirby, vandalism: Between 10:30 and 11 a.m.. September 11, someone broke the window of a pickup parked in the 1900 block of North Cirby Way. The damage appeared to be from a BB gun.
South Cirby, vehicle burglary: Overnight September 11/12, someone pried the door of a van parked in the 1300 block of Edmonton Avenue and stole plumbing tools.
Cirby Ranch, theft: Overnight September 11/12, someone went into an unlocked trailer on Bluestone Court and stole tools.
Cirby Ranch, vehicle burglary: Overnight September 11/12, someone broke the window of a camper shell on a pickup in the 1700 block of Vista Creek Drive, and stole tools.
Meadow Oaks, vandalism: Between 7 and 9 p.m. September 10, someone spray-painted graffiti on four vehicles and a garage door on Vinmar Court.
Sierra Gardens, vehicle burglary: Just before noon September 9, a man was seen breaking into a car in a parking lot in the 300 block of Sunrise Avenue, and stealing stereo equipment from it. He was described as a white male in his 20s, with short brown hair in a buzz cut. He left in a white Chevy van, occupied by another white male and a white female with long brown hair. The thief was able to unlock the car by reaching through a window that had been left partially open.
Lead Hill, theft: At about 3 a.m. September 9, someone stole a mountain bike that had been mounted on the back of a parked vehicle in the 1400 block of Eureka Road. A witness saw a male riding away on the bike, but didn't get a good look at him.
Lead Hill, vehicle burglary: Overnight September 9/10, someone broke the window of a car parked in a hotel lot in the 100 block of North Sunrise Ave., and stole a briefcase containing a laptop computer and paperwork.
Lead Hill, vehicle theft: Between 8 and 10 p.m. September 12, someone stole a black 2013 Hyundai four-door sedan from the 500 block of North Sunrise Avenue.
Lead Hill, shoplifting, shots fired by suspects: At about 8 p.m. September 13, a security officer for a store in the 1400 block of Lead Hill trailed three suspected shoplifters to their vehicle. He'd seen the suspects stealing liquor, but had not yet contacted them about it. The suspects got into a gold 2000s-model Pontiac Grand Marquis four-door sedan. As the vehicle was leaving the lot, two of the passengers leaned out, pointed handguns and fired 4-5 shots. Fortunately no one was hurt and no property was damaged. The suspects were described as (1)an Hispanic male between the age of 25-30, 6'0" tall and 190 pounds, with short black hair, wtih a tattoo on his upper lip and full-sleeve tattoos on his arms; (2)a white male, 25-30 years old, 5'7" tall and 190 pounds, with shoulder-length blond hair; and (3)an Hispanic male, 20-30 years old, 5'7" tall and 200 pounds, with long braided black hair and a thin mustache. Two women were also in the vehicle.
Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Cirbyside, theft: Between 5:35 a.m. and 4:35 p.m. September 6, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Ford F-250 pickup parked in a church parking lot in the 800 block of Cirby Way.
Cirbyside, theft: At about 5:07 a.m. September 12, someone broke the window of a work van parked on Arroyo Court and stole a tile saw. A witness saw a suspicious dark colored Dodge or Chrysler minivan in the area at the time of the theft.
Cherry Glen, vandalism: Between 5:15 and 7 a.m. September 13, someone vandalized two rental trucks parked in the 600 block of Vernon Street.
Hillcrest, vehicle burglary: Between September 9 and 10, someone pried the door of a car in the 100 block of King Road, tampered with the steering column and stole the stereo.
Downtown, metal theft: Between 4 p.m. September 13 and 2 p.m. September 14, someone stole a backflow prevention device (a costly metal plumbing device used in commercial properties) from the back of a building in the 500 block of Vernon Street.
Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Vineyard, indecent exposure: Between 8:50 and 9 a.m. September 9, a man exposed himself to a woman who was walking on Main Street near Bitner Street. He was driving a red mid-2000s model Toyota Camry four-door sedan with tinted rear windows, and was described as a bald white male in his 50s, wearing gym clothing. He drove around the block a couple of times, stopping twice and asking the woman for directions. The second time he stopped, he exposed his penis and commented about it to the woman. She told him she was going to call the police, and he drove away. She reported the incident to police the next day.
Kaseberg-Kingswood, burglary: Between 9 p.m. September 2 and 3 a.m. September 3, someone went into an open garage in the 1500 block of Chadbury Drive and stole several items out of the garage and the unlocked car. The resident had accidentally left the garage door open.
Kaseberg-Kingswood, vehicle theft: Between 12:30 and 6:15 a.m. September 14, 2013, someone stole a silver BMW two-door sedan from the 1400 block of Kingswood Drive. CHP found it in a ditch near PFE Road at 6:30 a.m. with the radio missing.
North Central Roseville
Foothills-Junction, theft: Overnight September 8/9, someone stole sports chairs, umbrellas and other items from an unlocked car on Reilly Court.
Foothills-Junction, burglary: Overnight September 10/11, someone took a garage remote out of an unlocked car in the 2000 block of Mineral Springs Drive, opened the garage door, and stole fishing gear and other items.
Highland Reserve, burglary: Between September 5 and 13, someone stole a duffle bag containing electronics gear and other items from a garage in the 400 block of Sutherland Lane. It's unknown exactly how or when the burglar got into the garage. There was no sign of forced entry.
Highland Reserve, vandalism: Overnight September 9/10, someone broke the back window and spray-painted a car parked on Camelot Court.
Stanford, burglary: Between 7:15 and 7:30 a.m. September 12, residents of the 6400 block of Camellia Point Way left their garage door open. During those few minutes, someone rifled through a car parked inside the garage, and took a soccer bag, scooter and other small items.
Pleasant Grove, burglary: Overnight September 12/13, someone went into a garage on Sunningdale Court, possibly through an unlocked pedestrian door, and took a purse and its contents from a car parked inside. The victim's credit cards were soon used to make purchases at local businesses.
Sun City, theft: Between 1:30 and 5 a.m. September 13, someone broke into a locked courtyard area of Timber Creek Golf Course and stole numerous batteries from golf carts.
Blue Oaks, theft: Between 12:30 and 7:30 a.m. September 8, someone stole a catalytic converter from a Dodge Ram pickup in the 1800 block of Ravenna Way.
Blue Oaks, theft: Overnight September 11/12, someone rummaged through an unlocked car on Mira Monte Court, taking a wheel cover and registration paperwork.
West Park, burglary: Overnight August 30/31, someone went into a garage in the 2200 block of Clearbrook Way, possibly through an unlocked pedestrian door, and stole a bicycle.
West Park, theft: Between 3:30 p.m. September 11 and 10:40 a.m. September 12, someone went into an unlocked car in the 2200 block of Corin Road and stole the air bag, a TomTom GPS and other items.
West Park, suspicious person: At 7:35 p.m. September 13, a man driving a white panel van pulled up next to two middle-school-aged boys at the corner of Parkham Drive and Dunham Drive, and asked them to help him find his (remote control?) airplane. The male started to get out of the van, and the boys, feeling uncomfortable, ran to a parent's house. The mother of one of the boys ran to the van to talk to the driver, but the man drove away. The suspicious man was described as a white male with an average build and a ruddy complexion, about 60 years old, with short gray hair, a gray stubble beard and mustache, wearing a Hawaiian print shirt.
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