Roseville Crime Report Weekly Digest
The Roseville Police Department's weekly crime report digest for the week ending October 26, 2013.
Harding/Galleria, possession of stolen property: At 7 p.m. October 18, officers responded to a complaint about three people "dumpster diving" (illegally rummaging through dumpsters) in the 700 block of Gibson Drive. Officers contacted three adults from Sacramento, and conducted a probation search on their vehicle. One of them, a 25-year-old male from Sacramento, had ID cards that didn't belong to him. He was arrested on suspicion of possessing stolen property, possessing drug paraphernalia, and other related charges. The other two were arrested on suspicion of prowling on private property and violating the municipal code ("dumpster diving").
Harding/Galleria, burglary: Overnight October 18/19, someone burglarized an apartment garage in the 700 block of Gibson Drive by tampering with the door raising mechanism. Two green Kawasaki MX motorcycles and associated riding gear, and other items were stolen.
East Roseville Parkway, vehicle burglary: Between 7:30 and 8:12 p.m. October 14, someone smashed the window of an SUV parked in the 1900 block of Taylor Road and took cash.
Johnson Ranch, burglary: Between noon and 7 p.m. October 12, someone went into an unlocked apartment in the 3800 block of Eureka Road and stole jewelry, cash and electronic items.
Johnson Ranch, stolen property and drug arrest: At about 12:50 a.m. October 20, an officer contacted a driver on East Roseville Parkway at Sierra College Boulevard, and found he had a suspected stolen laptop computer, heroin-related drug paraphernalia and illegal prescription medication. The 30-year-old Folsom resident was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and other drugs, possessing stolen property and other related charges.
Maidu, suspicious vehicle: At 3:45 a.m. October 11, officers responded to an audible burglary alarm in the 2400 block of Valley Forge Way. An officer saw, but was unable to catch up with, a white newer extended cab Ford pickup with a lumber rack, leaving the area at a high rate of speed. No entry was made into the house.
Maidu, vehicle burglaries: Between 4 and 4:45 a.m. October 13, someone got into two locked vehicles in the 1800 block of Balboa Drive by unknown means, and stole a video projector, sunglasses and other items.
Maidu, attempted burglary: At 1:20 a.m. October 20, a resident of the 1300 block of Ridgecrest Way was awakened by a noise at the front door. Officers found that the door had been kicked and damaged, but no entry was made and nothing was taken.
Sierra Gardens, theft of misplaced property: At about 9 p.m. October 13, a woman was shopping in a store in the 1600 block of Douglas Blvd., and accidently left her iPad behind at the cash register. When she returned, it was gone and hadn't been turned in to lost and found. She used her "find my iPad" app and located her property at a home in Sacramento. She contacted the finders in an attempt to get her property back, and they demanded a cash reward. She notified Roseville Police. Roseville officers went to the location in Sacramento, contacted the suspects and got the victim's iPad back. The report is being forwarded to the D.A.'s office recommending that two Sacramento women be charged with misappropriating lost property, conspiracy and other related charges.
Sierra Gardens, theft: Between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. October 15, someone stole an unattended red lawn mower from a driveway in the 500 block of Oak Ridge Drive.
Lead Hill, vehicle burglary: At 8 a.m. October 16, a woman parked at a daycare center in the 1700 block of Santa Clara Drive, locked her vehicle and took her children inside, leaving her purse, iPad and other valuable items in the car. When she returned 15 minutes later, someone had broken her car window and stolen her things. An Asian male in a black Denali SUV had been seen in the lot trying car door handles.
Lead Hill, vehicle burglary: Between 9:15 and 10:30 p.m. October 16, someone broke the window of a pickup in the 100 block of North Sunrise Avenue and stole an iPad, laptop computer and other valuables.
Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Cresthaven, theft: Overnight October 15/16, someone stole tools from a toolbox in the bed of a pickup in the 600 block of Vernon Oaks Drive.
Cresthaven, theft: Overnight October 20/21, someone stole commercial equipment batteries from the bed of a pickup in the 300 block of Cirby Way.
Folsom Road, theft: Between 9 p.m. October 20 and 5 p.m. October 21, someone stole an unsecured bike from the front porch of a home in the 100 block of Nevada Avenue.
Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Sierra Vista, laser incident: At about 10 p.m. October 19, officers responded to the area of Manzanita Avenue and Alta Vista Avenue, to a report of someone shining a laser light at drivers. While officers were en route, CHP advised that someone in the same area had just pointed the light at their airplane. With the help of the CHP airplane crew, officers located two suspects on Lassen Way, and found a small green laser light. An 18-year-old male and a 14-year-old male, both from Roseville, were arrested on suspicion of discharging a laser at an aircraft. The 18-year-old was also charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The laser lights may seem small and harmless, but they are powerful long-distance beams, and can cause eye damage, and temporarily blind a pilot or driver.
Roseville Heights, theft: Shortly after midnight on October 19, a woman contacted Roseville PD and said her cell phone had been stolen from a bar in Old Town the previous night. She used the "find my phone" app and located it on Encinal Avenue. Officers contacted a suspect at a house in the neighborhood, and recovered the woman's phone. A 54-year-old Roseville man was arrested on suspicion of possessing stolen property.
Roseville Heights, theft: Just before 1 p.m. October 19, officers responded to the area of Circuit Drive and Church Street, to a report that someone had just stolen a go-cart from a business in the 1100 block of Circuit Drive. Officers stopped a suspect walking in the area, who had been seen pushing the go-cart down the street, but were unable to locate the stolen property. A 43-year-old man from Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of grand theft.
Kaseberg-Kingswood, burglary: Between 9 and 10 a.m. October 15, someone stole a set of golf clubs and two saddles from an open garage in the 1200 block of South Bluff Drive.
North Central Roseville
Stanford, theft: Between 6 and 10 p.m. October 11, someone went into an unlocked car in the 6200 block of Big Bend Drive and stole a purse and all its contents.
Stanford, theft: Overnight October 17/18, someone went into two vehicles on Kinloch Court and stole a wallet and all its contents, iPods and other valuables. There was no sign of forced entry to either vehicle. One of the victim's credit cards was used to make fraudulent purchases in Antelope.
Industrial East, theft: Sometime between October 10-16, someone stole a commercial pressure washer from a fenced area in the 8200 block of Industrial Avenue.
Sun City, suspected burglar arrested after area search: At 12:46 a.m. October 21, officers responded to a burglary alarm at a drug store in the 1700 block of Pleasant Grove Boulevard, and found that the front door had been shattered. No entry had been made into the store. Officers were able to get a description of a suspect, who was seen walking near Pleasant Grove Boulevard and Sun City Boulevard. They searched the greenbelt and nearby neighborhood area extensively with the help of a CHP helicopter, and located the suspect about an hour and a half later when he returned to Pleasant Grove Boulevard. A 20-year-old Roseville man was arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary, violation of probation, and other related charges.
Blue Oaks, vandalism: Overnight October 14/15, someone spray-painted graffiti on a car in the 1800 block of Ravenna Way.
West Park, vandalism: Overnight October 15/16, someone broke the window of a pickup in the 2100 block of Ashton Drive. Nothing was taken from the truck.
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Roseville Fire Departments Toys for Tots Support The Roseville Fire Department's annual toy drive to benefit the U.S. Marines' Toys for Tots program has begun and continues through December.
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Rocklin Fire Truck Santa Rides AgainOnce again this year Santa Claus has requested the assistance of the Rocklin firefighters in escorting him through the local non-gated neighborhoods of Rocklin to visit children of all ages
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Orchard Days in Placer CountyMountain Mandarin Growers Association hosts Mountain Mandarin Orchard Days December 7, 8, 21 and 22 to give the public a chance to visit the orchards and appreciate all of the delicious bounty of mandarin season.
Holiday Show and Sale in RocklinThe Ridley Gallery at Sierra College Rocklin Campus kicks off its fifteenth Annual Holiday Show and Sale today at 11:00am.
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