Roseville Crime Report Digest (10-4-13)
The Roseville Police Department weekly crime report digest for the week ending October 5, 2013.
Olympus, vehicle burglary: At about 6:10 p.m. September 26, someone broke into a car parked at the Miner's Ravine trailhead on Sierra College Blvd., and took music CDs. A witness saw a suspicous man in the area. He was described as a white male in his late 40s, 5'10" to 6'0" tall with a thin build, with longer gray or blond hair and a scruffy beard. He was driving an older long-bed pickup.
Galleria/Harding, burglary: Between 8:15 a.m. and 7 p.m. September 23, someone burglarized an apartment garage in the 500 block of Gibson Drive, taking suitcases and clothing.
South Cirby, metal theft and felony vandalism: Between 6 and 6:38 a.m. September 25, someone cut and stole Roseville Electric's copper wire from an electric pole at Cirby Way and Rocky Ridge Drive, damaging very costly fiber optic wire in the process. The cost to repair the fiber optic wire is estimated at $15,000.
Cirby Ranch, theft: Between 12:20 and 1 p.m. September 26, someone stole a tote bag, cash and other valuables from an unlocked car in the 1200 block of Cirby Way.
Sierra Gardens, vehicle theft: Overnight September 20/21, someone stole a gray Honda Accord four-door sedan from the 1600 block of Jordan Drive. It was found on the evening of the 21st, undamaged and unoccupied, on Gerry Street.
Sierra Gardens, theft: Overnight September 23/24, someone stole a hand truck from a side yard in the 1000 block of Cottonwood.
Lead Hill, vehicle theft: Between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. September 22, someone stole a silver Nissan 350Z coupe from a movie theater parking lot in the 1500 block of Eureka Road.
Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Cresthaven, burglary: Between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. September 24, someone burglarized a house in the 400 block of Dawnridge, taking laptop computers and clothing. The point of entry may have been an unlocked window.
Cresthaven, burglary: Between 5:35 a.m. and 6:10 p.m. September 26, someone pried a french door in the rear of a home on Leeward Court, and burglarized the house, taking jewelry and electronics. A neighbor saw a suspicious couple in the area between 1:15 and 2:30 p.m. The male was described as white, 25-30 years old, 5'10" and 200 pounds, wearing black clothing. The female was also white, wearing a pink hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled up. They were driving a dark green two-door sedan similar to a Dodge Charger.
Cresthaven, theft: Overnight September 26/27, someone went into a possibly unlocked SUV in the 100 block of Duncan Way, and stole a power inverter.
Cresthaven, vehicle burglary: Between 4 and 4:30 a.m. September 27, someone got into a locked car in the 1900 block of Ajay Drive and took a laptop computer and other items.
Cresthaven, vehicle burglary: Between 5 p.m. September 27 and 7:30 a.m. September 28, someone smashed the window of a pickup in the 600 block of Dawnridge, and stole tools.
Cresthaven, burglary: Sometime before September 28, a home in the 500 block of Arlene Drive was burglarized. Moving boxes full of household items were taken. No further information is available at this time.
Cresthaven, theft: Overnight September 28/29, someone went into a possibly unlocked SUV in the 1000 block of Cirby Oaks Way and stole loose change.
Folsom Road, theft: Overnight September 23/24, someone stole three batteries from a commercial truck parked at a hotel in the 200 block of Harding Boulevard.
Folsom Road, theft: Between 8:30 and 10 a.m. September 25, someone stole a wallet, cell phone and other valuables from an unattended purse at Starbucks in Roseville Square.
Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Roseville Heights, homicide: Officers responded to a fatal shooting at a house in the 100 block of Hickory Street Monday afternoon, September 30. An altercation between adult male roommates escalated until one allegedly fatally shot the other. The suspect was taken into custody at the scene without incident.
Roseville Heights, theft: Between 11 p.m. September 27 and 1:45 a.m. September 28, someone stole an iPod from a possibly unlocked car in a parking lot on Lincoln Street at Main Street.
Vineyard, metal theft: Between 3:30 p.m. September 22 and 10 a.m. September 23, someone stole backflow prevention devices and water meters from the 2000 block of Opportunity Drive.
Vineyard, vandalism, attempted vehicle theft: Between September 24 and 25, someone broke the window of a van parked in the 1000 block of Enterprise Way and tampered with the ignition. It's unknown at this time whether anything was stolen from the vehicle.
Kaseberg/Kingswood, car, other things stolen: Overnight September 27/28, three thefts occurred in the lot of an apartment complex at 700 Vallejo. Someone smashed the window of a car, rummaged through the car and stole sunglasses and a gas can; cut a lock and stole two bicycles that had been secured to a stairwell, and stole a silver Toyota 4Runner.
North Central Roseville
Highland Reserve, vehicle burglaries: At about 5 a.m. September 28, a resident of the 500 block of Alden Way heard a noise outside, and saw two men burglarizing his pickup. They cut a securing cable and stole a compressor and other tools, then drove away in a blue Dodge Caravan. The suspects were both described as white males in their 20s. Another truck and trailer were also burglarized in the same block that night. A stereo, cash, GPS and other items were taken.
Stanford, stolen property: Just before 2 a.m. September 23, an officer on routine patrol contacted a man parked in the 900 block of Pleasant Grove Boulevard, who appeared to be under the influence of drugs. The officer searched his pickup and found burglar tools, a large quantity of copper pipe, a printer and materials used to make counterfeit currency. The 45-year-old man was arrested for possessing suspected stolen property and other related charges.
Stanford, fraud: Just after 4 p.m. September 23, officers responded to complaints about a man asking customers for money on behalf of a charity for underprivileged children outside a store in the 900 block of Pleasant Grove Blvd. The officer contacted the solicitor, and then called the charity he claimed to be working for. Representatives from the charity said they don't do such fund-raising. The suspect, a 27-year-old man from Rancho Cordova, was arrested on suspicion of theft by false pretences.
Industrial East, vehicle burglary: At about 12:30 p.m. September 25, a man was seen stealing a purse from a car in the 8800 block of Industrial Avenue. The suspect broke the window of the victim's car and stole the victim's purse and all its contents from the back seat. The suspect was described only as an Hispanic male wearing gloves. He got into a gold or tan car driven by a white male, and fled from the area.
Junction West, thefts from vehicles: Overnight September 24/25, someone got into the back of a pickup in the 1600 block of Soledad Drive and stole tools, and into an unlocked pickup in the 1700 block of Santa Ines Street and stole loose change, music CDs and other small items.
Blue Oaks, burglary: Overnight September 20/21, someone broke into construction trailers on Diamond Creek Boulevard and stole tools, lawn maintenance equipment, electrical wire and other items.
West Park, burglary: Overnight September 23/24, someone went into a garage that had accidentally been left open overnight in the 2300 block of Lansdowne Way, taking electronic sound equipment and a drum set. The unknown burglar also took a set of car keys, then stole the victim's white Toyota Sequoia SUV from the driveway. The vehicle's still missing.
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