Roseville Crime Report Digest (9-28-13)
The Roseville Police Department weekly crime report digest for week ending September 28, 2013.
Olympus, burglary: Overnight September 18/19, someone went into an open garage in the 1700 block of Orvietto Drive and stole a set of golf clubs and a silver and red Cannondale mountain bike.
Harding/Galleria area, vehicle burglary: Between 6:15 and 7:45 p.m. September 16, someone smashed the window of a pickup parked in the 1200 block of Roseville Parkway, and stole a laptop computer bag and its contents, and other items of value.
East Roseville Parkway, theft: Between 1 and 5 p.m. September 15, someone stole jewelry from a home for sale on Oak Hill Way, during a real estate open house. The jewelry had been stored out of sight in an unlocked cupboard.
East Roseville Parkway, vehicle burglary: Overnight September 21/22, someone broke the window of an SUV parked at a hotel on Taylor Road, and stole a laptop computer and other electronics.
Galleria, vehicle theft: Between 4 and 7 p.m. September 15, someone stole a tan 1995 Honda Accord sedan from the 1100 block of Galleria Blvd.
Galleria, vandalism: Between approximately 8 and 9 a.m. September 22, someone broke the window of a car in the 1000 block of Galleria Blvd. Nothing was taken.
Creekside, thefts from vehicles: Between 5:15 and 9:25 p.m. September 16, someone stole a 3' tall traditional India drum from an unlocked car in the 1200 block of Galleria Blvd. Between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. the same day, someone smashed the window of two cars in the 1100 block of Galleria, stealing an expensive purse, a laptop computer and several other items of value.
Johnson Ranch, theft: Between September 2 and 3, someone went into an unlocked car on Templeton Court and stole a leather satchel, loose change and other small items.
Johnson Ranch, theft: Between September 16 and 18, someone went into an unlocked car in the 1600 block of Palatia Drive and stole a trumpet and an African drum.
Johnson Ranch, vehicle burglary: Overnight September 21/22, someone broke into two vehicles in an apartment complex at 8800 Sierra College Blvd., and stole tools that had been left in plain sight on the vehicles' seats.
Maidu, burglary attempt: Sometime during the week of September 7-13, someone tried to pry the door of a house in the 1900 block of Branding Iron Way, damaging the door jamb. No one made entry and nothing was taken.
Maidu, burglary: Between September 13 and 16, broke into a house on Ridgedale Court through the back door, stealing the television and other items from the house, and stealing a car from the garage. The car was found, undamaged and unoccupied, by CHP in the north Sacramento area on September 17.
Maidu, theft: Between midnight and 10 a.m. September 15, someone went into an unlocked car in the 2400 block of Valley Forge Way and stole some small items.
Sierra Gardens, car stolen, another stolen car dumped nearby: Between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. September 16, someone stole a Honda Accord four-door sedan from the 1600 block of Douglas Blvd. CHP's Yuba-Sutter division found it on September 19, unoccupied, with some parts missing. In a possibly connected case, on the evening of September 16, a Roseville officer found an unoccupied Honda Civic in the 300 block of North Sunrise Avenue. It had been reported stolen from Yuba City earlier the same day. It was released to its rightful owner.
Sierra Gardens, vehicle burglary: Between 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. September 18, someone broke the window of a car parked in the 300 block of Sunrise Avenue, and took a purse, clothing and other items.
Lead Hill, vehicle burglaries: Between 5:50 and 7:15 a.m. September 18, someone broke the window of a car parked near a fitness center and the Miner's Ravine trailhead in the 300 block of North Sunrise Avenue and stole a leather satchel, clothing, a portable GPS and other valuables. Between 1 and 2:45 p.m. September 21, someone broke the window of an SUV in the same area and stole a purse, cell phone and iPad that the victim had concealed under the seats.
Lead Hill, traffic collision: At 10:20 a.m. September 22, officers responded to a non-injury traffic collision in the Roseville Automall. A driver (a customer driving his own car) drove through a fence, collided with a light fixture and hit four vehicles parked in an overflow lot. The 62-year-old male from Roseville was arrested on suspicion of DUI.
Lead Hill, theft, arrest made: Between 9 and 9:30 p.m. September 23, someone stole a purse and iPhone from a bar in the 100 block of North Sunrise. The victim used the phone's GPS tracking feature, which located her phone at the Miner's Ravine trailhead at Sculpture Park. Officers responded, contacted a suspect parked at that location, and recovered the victim's property. A 34-year-old Sacramento man was arrested on suspicion of theft and driving on a suspended license.
Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Cirbyside, vehicle theft: Overnight September 20/21, someone stole a white 1992 Honda Accord two-door from an apartment complex in the 1100 block of Conroy Lane.
Cirbyside, burglary: At about 1 a.m. September 22, an unknown suspect kicked in the door of a house on Del Mar Court while the residents were away, activating a burglary alarm. Officers responded, but were unable to locate a suspect. It's unknown what, if anything was taken.
Cresthaven, theft: Between 8 p.m. September 19 and 5 a.m. September 20, someone broke into a fenced vehicle area in the 200 block of Kenroy Lane, broke into a truck and stole a grading tool.
Cresthaven, DUI arrests: At 9 p.m. September 22, a citizen called 911 to report a drunk driver at a gas station on Riverside Ave. & Cirby Way. The driver was seen parking the car at a strange angle, and then the passenger, who also appeared inebriated, helped re-park the car. Officers arrested both of them, a 43-year-old man from Citrus Heights and a 49-year-old woman from Auburn, on suspicion of DUI.
Hillcrest, theft, arrest: At about 8:30 a.m. Sunday, September 21, in a church in the 500 block of Vine Avenue, witnesses saw a man stealing a woman's unattended purse from a pew while she was going to the front of the church for communion. The witnesses called police and followed the man, who rode away on a bicycle. Officers contacted the suspect hiding in a store in the 1900 block of Douglas Boulevard, and recovered credit cards and other items from the victim's purse. The suspect, a 22-year-old man from Roseville, was arrested on suspicion of burglary (entering the church with the intent of stealing) and possessing stolen property. Two similar thefts had been reported at the same church over the past week.
Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Roseville Heights, scam/theft by false pretenses: At 8 p.m. September 17, a man knocked on the door of a house on Circuit Drive, and told the resident he had been in a car crash and needed to borrow $14 to pay the tow truck driver. The resident didn't know the man, but he told her he lived around the corner. He promised to return in half an hour to repay the money. The resident gave him the cash, and never saw him again. He was described as a white male in his 20s with short dark hair.
Roseville Heights, disturbance: At 1:50 a.m. September 20, officers responded to a bystander's report of a large disturbance in a parking lot in the 100 block of Main Street. When officers got there a few minutes later, all but a few people had dispersed. Officers contacted a 21-year-old man from Sacramento and arrested him on suspicion of possessing cocaine.
Roseville Heights, non-injury hit and run: at 7:26 p.m. September 22, officers responded to a hit-and-run collision at West Duranta Street and Circuit Drive. They found that a driver had lost control at the intersection and knocked over about 30 feet of chain-link fence at Shirley Ferretti Park, and hit a parked car before fleeing the scene. Officers identified a suspect and will be recommending charges.
Vineyard, theft: At about midnight on the morning of September 9, a woman stopped at a gas station in the 3900 block of Foothills Boulevard to put air in one of her tires. While she was doing so, someone got into her unlocked car and stole her wallet from her purse.
Vineyard, burglary: At 5:19 a.m. September 17, officers responded to a burglary that had just happened at a drug store in the 3900 block of Foothills Boulevard. A window had been broken in the pharmacy area. It's unknown what, if anything was taken.
Vineyard, theft: Between 10 p.m. September 17 and 6:30 p.m. September 18, someone stole an uninstalled pickup transmission from a driveway in the 1400 block of Hickory Street.
Vineyard, metal theft: Overnight September 22/23, a water backflow device and water meters were stolen from the 2000 block of Opportunity Drive.
Kaseberg-Kingswood, burglary: Between 4:45 and 4:55 p.m. September 18, someone went into an open garage in the 1000 block of Treasure Lane and stole a silver and black Giant Sedona 21-speed bike. Another bike, a red one-speed in poor condition, was found discarded nearby. It's possible the unknown suspect "traded up".
Kaseberg-Kingswood, burglary & car theft: At about 8:30 p.m. August 25, someone burglarized an unoccupied house on Harlow Court, and stole a blue 2007 Toyota Camry four-door sedan from the garage. The vehicle's still missing. The burglary wasn't discovered until recently. A neighbor remembered seeing someone drive the Camry away at the time listed above, but thought it was someone who was authorized to be there.
Kaseberg-Kingswood, vehicle burglary: Overnight September 20/21, someone got into a car in the 800 block of Micro Court by unknown means, and stole a cell phone, checkbook, money and other valuables.
North Central Roseville
Arrest made in a theft series: In early June, several different women reported having their wallets stolen from their shopping carts while they were shopping at grocery stores on Pleasant Grove Blvd., Galleria Blvd. and Stanford Ranch Road. In some cases the wallets were stolen while the women had their backs to their carts; in another, a female suspect struck up a conversation with the victim, distracting her while an accomplice stole her wallet. The victims' credit cards were then used to make fraudulent purchases at nearby stores. Detectives compared information from other law enforcement agencies, and found out that a group of women were working together, stealing from distracted shoppers at grocery stores throughout the state. On September 19, a Roseville detective arrested one of the suspects at the office of her probation officer in Sacramento County. Rosario Renee Deltoro, 20, of Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of multiple counts of burglary, conspiracy and other related charges in connection with five Roseville cases. She's currently in custody in the Placer County Jail. The investigation is continuing to locate and arrest the other suspects.
Highland Reserve, theft, arrest made: Overnight September 15-16, someone went into an unlocked car in the 400 block of Farmington Circle and stole GPS units, a cell phone and other valuables. The victim later got a call from a Rocklin Police Department officer, telling him that he had arrested a suspect who had some of the victim's stolen property. (Rocklin PD case 13-258-8)
Stanford, stolen pickup: At approximately 7:30 p.m. September 16, the owner of a 1988 Toyota pickup saw an Asian male he didn't know driving his pickup out of a parking lot in the 900 block of Pleasant Grove Blvd. The victim had locked his pickup, and it's unknown how the car thief got in. On September 23, the Yuba County Sheriff's Office recovered the pickup, undamaged and unoccupied.
Quail Glen, vandalism: Between September 1 and 18, someone tried to pry the back hatch door of a van parked in the 8000 block of Painted Desert Drive. They didn't get into the vehicle, and nothing was taken.
Quail Glen, theft: Between 10 a.m. and noon September 18, someone went into an unlocked car parked in the 8000 block of Painted Desert Drive and stole sunglasses and other items of value.
Quail Glen, vehicle burglary: At about 4:30 p.m. September 19, a woman parked her car at the Roseville Aquatics Center, locked her car, and put her purse in the trunk. She came back to her car five minutes later, and saw that an unknown suspect had smashed the window, popped the trunk open and stole her purse with all its contents.
Quail Glen, theft: Between 4:30 p.m. September 19 and 7:30 a.m. September 20, someone rummaged through an unlocked car in the 9000 block of Pinto Canyon, and took cash and gift cards from a wallet.
Blue Oaks, theft: Overnight September 20/21, someone got into a locked car, possibly through a window that had been left partially open, in the 1700 block of Barossa Way. The thief rummaged through a purse that had been left inside on the floor of the car, taking cash, a credit card and other small items.
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