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Roseville Crime Report Digest (3-6-14)

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The Roseville Police Department crime report digest March 6, 2014.

Northeast Roseville

East Roseville Parkway, search, arrest: At about 9:20 a.m. March 4, officers attempted to contact a man at an apartment in the 2800 block of Alexandra Drive, who had outstanding felony warrants. The man fled out a back window. Officers surrounded the area and about eight minutes later, located the man and took him into custody without further incident. The 44-year-old Roseville resident was arrested on Placer County and Santa Clara County warrants.

East Roseville

Sierra Gardens, hit and run: At 4:13 a.m. March 4, a car crashed into a tree on Santa Clara Drive at Douglas Boulevard, and the driver got out and fled on foot. Officers found the 25-year-old man at his nearby apartment, took him to the hospital for treatment of the injuries he suffered in the crash, and cited him on suspicion of DUI and hit and run.

Lead Hill, pursuit and search: At 1 a.m. March 4, an officer started to make a traffic stop on a car traveling from Riverside Avenue to eastbound I-80. Instead of stopping, the driver sped away and led the officer on a short pursuit, which ended when the suspect crashed his car into a light pole on North Sunrise Avenue and Eureka Road. The driver abandoned his car and ran into Miner's Ravine. Officers searched the area for about 45 minutes, until a Sacramento County Sheriff's Department K9 located the man hiding in a berry patch by the creek. The 35-year-old Lincoln man was arrested on suspicion of evading a police officer with reckless disregard for public safety, possessing methamphetamine and burglar's tools, and other related charges.

Lead Hill, stolen vehicle recovered, suspect arrested: At 10:46 a.m. March 4, officers found a stolen car from Tulare County in the 300 block of North Sunrise, then found and arrested the driver nearby. The 47-year-old Lindsey resident was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft, being a felon in possession of a firearm, and related charges.

Central Roseville, south of the tracks

Cresthaven, vehicle burglary: Between February 28 and March 3, someone went into a car in the 400 block of Cirby Way and stole the floor mats, cables and other small items. There was no sign of forced entry.

Cresthaven, vehicle burglary: Between 2 and 3 p.m. March 3, someone went into a car in the 1000 block of Melody Lane and stole a wallet. There was no sign of forced entry.

Central Roseville, north of the tracks

Sierra Vista, school burglary: At about 1 a.m. March 2, an unknown suspect broke into a portable classroom at Roseville High and did minor vandalism. Nothing appears to have been taken. Nearby Spanger Elementary School had a break-in the same weekend--see below under Diamond Oaks.

North Central Roseville

Foothills-Junction, vehicle theft: Overnight March 3/4, someone stole a pickup from a driveway in the 1700 block of Pinion Drive. The stolen pickup is a brown 1986 Toyota, lifted, with a toolbox in the back.

Foothills-Junction, drug arrest: At 11:18 March 4, an officer stopped a car on Foothills Boulevard near McAnally Drive and found evidence of drug sales. The 29-year-old Citrus Heights resident was arrested on suspicion of possessing heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana for sale.

Pleasant Grove, vandalism: Just before 2 a.m. March 1, someone broke the window of a car on Sarabec Court and then, it appears, hit a fire hydrant on their way out.

Diamond Oaks, school burglary: Between February 28 and March 3, someone broke into a classroom and a storage room at Spanger Elementary School. Nothing appears to have been taken. A classroom at nearby Roseville High was broken into the same weekend.

Highland Reserve, vehicle burglary: Overnight March 4/5, someone went into a car on Clancy Court and took the garage door opener and cash. There was no sign of forced entry.

Highland Reserve, mailboxes pried open: Overnight March 4/5, someone pried open community mailboxes on Sean Court and Logan Court. It's unknown what mail, if any, was taken.

Stanford, garage burglary: Overnight March 3/4, someone pried the rear pedestrian door of an apartment garage in the 700 block of Central Park Drive, then going through the car parked inside. School books and paperwork were stolen from the car, as well as stored clothing from the garage.

Stanford, suspicious person arrested: At 1 a.m. March 5, officers responded to a report of a man with a BB gun acting suspiciously in a store in the 900 block of Pleasant Grove. Officers contacted a man who had two replica bb-firing handguns concealed on his person. The 21-year-old Roseville man was arrested on suspicion of burglary (entering the store with the intent to steal or commit another crime) and attempted robbery.

Industrial East, vehicle burglary: Between 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. March 1, someone broke into a car in the 7600 block of Galilee Road and stole a purse that had been concealed under the passenger's seat.

West Roseville

Woodcreek, bike theft: Sometime during the school date February 28, someone cut a bike lock and stole a Kona Kula mountain bike from a bike rack at Woodcreek High School.

Sun City, theft: Between 1 and 4 p.m. March 2, someone stole a real estate sign and stand from the corner of Rosegarden Lane and Greengrove Lane.

Blue Oaks, vehicle burglary: Overnight March 4/5, someone went into a car in the 2700 block of McCloud Way and took a camera and makeup bag. There was no sign of forced entry.

West Park, vehicle burglaries: Overnight March 2/3, someone went into two cars in the 2200 block of Ellesmere Loop and stole a GPS unit, iPod and other small items. There was no sign of forced entry to either vehicle.

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