Roseville Crime Report Digest Update (10-17-2013)
The Roseville California Police Department's weekly crime report digest update for October 17, 2013.
Olympus, vehicle burglary: At about 9:30 a.m. October 6, a woman parked her car at the Miner's Ravine trailhead on Sierra College Boulevard, put her purse in the trunk and hit the trail. When she returned an hour later, her vehicle window was broken and someone rummaged through the car. Fortunately nothing was taken.
Galleria-Harding, theft: Between 4 p.m. October 5 and 1 a.m. October 6, someone got into a pickup parked in the 1200 block of Roseville Parkway, probably through a window that was left down, and stole a backpack and camera.
East Roseville Parkway, burglary: At about 4 a.m. October 13, a nail salon in the 1400 block of Eureka Road was burglarized (glass door broken) and an iPad was taken.
Creekside, burglary: Between October 5 and 7, someone broke into a portable storage container at a construction site on Antelope Creek Drive, stealing a generator and power tools.
Creekside, vehicle burglaries: Between 6 and 8:40 p.m. October 9, someone pried the lock of a pickup and smashed the window of an SUV parked in the 1200 block of Galleria Boulevard, stealing laptop computers and other valuables that had been left on the floorboards of the vehicles.
Maidu, burglary: Between 7 and 7:30 a.m. October 6, a home in the 400 block of Valley Forge Way was burglarized while the residents were away. The burglar(s) got in by breaking a window in the back of the residence, and stole jewelry and other items of value. A witness saw a white adult woman and a white adult male in a gray four-door Chevy or Ford sedan in front of the house during the time of the burglary. The burglary is under investigation to identify the suspects.
Maidu, theft: At about 8:30 p.m. October 11, a woman set a cell phone next to her on the bleachers during a softball game at Maidu Park, and it was stolen. A light-complexioned black male in his early 20s, 5'8" to 5"10" tall with an athletic build, wearing a black baseball cap, black shirt or hoodie, blue jeans and black Converse shoes alked away immediately after the phone was stolen, then ran and got nto a car (no further description) and left the park.
Cirby Ranch, thefts: Overnight October 10/11, someone got into three cars, two in the 1300 block of Greenborough Drive and one in the 1300 block of Miners Way, stealing a car battery, portable GPS navigation systems and cash. There was no sign of forced entry to any of the vehicles, and they may have been unlocked.
Sierra Gardens, theft: Overnight October 10/11, someone broke into storage containers at Warren T. Eich Middle School and stole a power floor scrubber, shop vac and a portable light pole.
Lead Hill, vehicle burglaries: Between 11p.m. October 10 and 2 a.m. October 11, someone smashed the windows of two vehicles in the 100 block of North Sunrise Avenue,stealing iPads and a purse.
Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Cirbyside, stolen dirt bike: Overnight October 6/7, someone stole a black Honda dirt bike from a front porch in the 800 block of Marlin Drive.
Cresthaven, attempted vehicle theft: Between October 5 and 7, someone broke into a company truck in the 1000 block of Melody Lane and tampered with the ignition. They broke into a second truck and stole the battery.
Cresthaven, theft: At about 10 a.m. October 7, an iPad was stolen from an unlocked car at the fuel pumps of a gas station at the corner of Cirby Way and Riverside Avenue. The victim left the car unattended for a few minutes while he went inside.
Cresthaven, bike theft: Between 5:20 and 5:33 p.m. October 10, someone stole an unsecured, unattended bike from in front of a house in the 2000 block of Milan Way. The stolen bike is a sky blue Trek 26-speed mountain bike.
Cresthaven, arrest for possessing stolen property: Just before 8 a.m. October 13, an alert citizen reported a suspicious person in the 200 block of Windward Way. The suspicious person was wearing a large, loaded backpack, and quickly turned and went in the other direction when he saw the citizen witness watching him. Officers responded within minutes and contacted the suspicious person near Vernon Street and Portside Circle. He had an outstanding felony warrant from Sacramento County, and had property stolen from an unlocked car on Unity Court. The 45-year-old male, with no permanent address, was arrested and the property was returned to the victim. Great call by the citizen witness!
Cresthaven, theft: Overnight October 14/15, someone stole toolboxes and tools from the back of a pickup in the 600 block of Vernon Oaks Drive.
Folsom Road, theft: Overnight September 28/29, someone stole two unsecured bicycles from a driveway in the 100 block of Nevada Avenue. The stolen bikes are a blue and white Schwinn beach cruiser with a wicker basket on the front, and a green Magna mountain bike.
Downtown, vehicle burglary: Between October 9-13, someone broke the window of a church bus in the 100 block of Lincoln Street, stealing the battery and a fire extinguisher.
Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Roseville Heights, burglary: Between September 24-28, someone broke into an unoccupied apartment in the 300 block of Main Street, spattered paint and stole a paint sprayer.
Roseville Heights, bike theft: Just before 6 a.m. October 12, someone stole an unsecured silver Specialized Hard Rock mountain bike from a motel parking lot in the 400 block of Washington Blvd. A suspect was seen and was described as an Hispanic male in his 30s, 5'10" and 200 pounds with a shaved head.
Vineyard, theft: Overnight October 13/14, someone stole a set of golf clubs from the trunk of an unlocked car in the 1300 block of Muscat Circle.
North Central Roseville
oothills Junction, theft: Just after 7 p.m. October 9, a man walked into Starbuck's in the 4000 block of Foothills Boulevard, and asked to borrow a customer's cell phone to make a call. The customer allowed the stranger to borrow her phone, and he took off running with it. An off-duty CHP officer chased the man down and detained him until Roseville officers arrived. The 19-year-old Roseville man was arrested on suspicion of theft.
Foothills Junction, brandishing a weapon: At about 10 p.m. October 9, a couple of bicyclists ran a light that had just turned red at the corner of Foothills and Baseline. A man driving a green 1990s pickup honked at them, then followed them, pulled up next to them and pointed a handgun. He made a comment to them and then drove away. The driver with the gun was described as a white male in his 20s with short brown hair, wearing a black baseball cap.
Foothills Junction, thefts from open garages: Between 7:30 and 9:15 p.m. October 10, someone stole a gold Saturn two-door sedan with Pennsylvania plates from an open garage in the 2200 block of Americana Drive. About an hour later, a yellow Suzuki mini-motorcycle and a homemade motorized scooter were stolen from another open garage in the same block. A witness saw someone pushing something from the garage to a gold sedan (similar to the stolen Saturn) and putting the unidentified object in the trunk. The suspicious person was described as a white male in his late teens, 5'9" tall and 180 pounds, with brown hair.
Stanford, burglary: At about 6:45 a.m. October 7, an optometry business in the 10000 block of Fairway was burglarized, and a computer and several sunglasses were taken. Entry may have been made by forcing a side entry door.
Stanford, theft: Between October 11 and 13, someone reached into the open window of a car on Greenwood Court and stole a purse from the back seat.
Stanford, vandalism, mail theft: Between 1 and 7 a.m. October 13, someone pried open two community cluster mailboxes in the 7400 and 7500 blocks of Greenburn Drive, and stole outgoing mail.
Stanford, theft: Between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. October 14, someone stole a toolbox, sleeping bag and other items from the back of a pickup in the 10000 block of Fairway Drive.
Sun City, suspicious person: About 3:30 p.m. October 11, a man wearing a GE logo badge around his neck rang a doorbell of a Sun City resident, and identified himself to the resident as a GE employee. He told the resident that he was there to upgrade the resident's alarm system. The resident was rightly suspicious, because he hadn't received any advance notice from his alarm company, and refused to let the man inside. He then called his alarm company, who advised the man wasn't their employee. The suspicious man was described as a white male in his 30s, 5'10" and 180 pounds, with blond hair, wearing a baseball cap and the GE company badge on a
lanyard. The resident reported the suspicious man to police.
Quail Glen, vehicle burglary: Between 7:45 and 8 p.m. October 13, someone smashed the window of a car parked near the softball fields at Mahany Park, and stole a cell phone.
Quail Glen, theft: Between 12:05 and 12:25 p.m. October 13, someone stole two unsecured bikes from outside a fast-food restaurant at the corner of Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard and Blue Oaks Boulevard. The bikes were an orange and black Miracco BMX bike and a tan Miracco BMX bike.
Junction West, vehicle burglaries: Between 11 p.m. October 12 and 4:30 a.m. October 13, someone forced the locks of two cars in the 1900 block of Casterbridge Drive and stole stereo equipment.
Junction West, theft: Overnight October 13/14, someone went into an unlocked car on Scepter Court and stole the airbag from the steering wheel.
Blue Oaks, burglary: Between 4 and 5:30 p.m. October 1, someone went through the side-gate of a yard in the 1600 block of Woodhaven Circle, pried the side garage door, and stole a white, black and red Cannondale racing bicycle.
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