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Roseville Crime Report Digest (3-19-14)

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The Roseville Police Department's weekly crime report digest for March 19, 2014.

Northeast Roseville

Olympus Pointe, vehicle accident: At 4:37 p.m. March 18, officers and firefighters responded to a minor injury traffic collision on Sierra College Boulevard at Olympus Drive, where one the drivers had driven away from the scene. Officers located the 49-year-old Roseville man nearby and arrested him on suspicion of DUI causing injury, hit-and-run, driving on a suspended license, and violation of probation.

Galleria-Harding, drug arrests: At 10:12 a.m. March 18, officers responded to help Placer County probation officers with an uncooperative probation client in the 700 block of Gibson Drive. Officers arrested a 38-year-old Roseville man on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine and narcotic drugs, and violation of court orders.

East Roseville Parkway, vehicle burglary: Sometime during the day March 15, someone got into a car parked at the Park and Ride in the 1800 block of Taylor Road, and stole suitcases and wrapped presents. There was no sign of forced entry.

Creekside-Antelope Creek, search: At 10:30 a.m. March 15, officers responded to help the Rocklin Police Department search for a male teenager who had run away from them when they tried to serve him with a juvenile warrant. He ran up the creekbed to Roseville. Officers searched the area for about an hour with the help of a K9 and a CHP helicopter, but were unable to locate the boy at the time.

East Roseville

Maidu, robbery: At 1:22 p.m. March 16, a man wearing a mask went into a cellular telephone store in the 2000 block of Douglas Blvd., forcefully ripped electronics items off the wall and left with them. He was described as a black male in his 30s with a thin to muscular build, wearing a black baseball cap over a black hoodie, dark blue Dickies-type work pants and black Vans-type shoes with white laces. No weapon or vehicle was seen.

Central Roseville, south of the tracks

Cirbyside, attempted burglary: At 5:35 a.m. March 16, someone tried to pry the door of a camera store in the 1000 block of Sunrise Avenue. They weren't able to get in.

Cresthaven, vehicle accident: At 11:30 p.m. March 14, officers and firefighters responded to a report of a car that had crashed into a light pole on Vernon Street at Community Drive. Officers took the 25-year-old driver to the hospital to get checked out, and then arrested him on suspicion of DUI.

Folsom Road, vehicle theft: Between 5 and 9:30 p.m. March 13, someone stole a blue Honda Accord four-door sedan from a parking lot in the 1000 block of Douglas Boulevard.

Central Roseville, north of the tracks

Roseville Heights, disturbance: At 2:21 a.m. March 15, officers responded to a report of 10-15 people fighting in the 400 block of Lincoln Street. The reporting party said that one of the men involved in the fight had a gun. Officers contacted the suspect and searched him and his companions. No gun was found, no one reported being injured, and no arrests were made.

Roseville Heights, hit and run: At about 11:15 p.m. March 17, officers and fire personnel responded to a hit and run involving a pedestrian in the 100 block of Pacific Street. Officers found that a couple had gotten into a fight with a man outside a bar, and the man followed them to their truck. The couple got into the truck and drove away, hitting the man as they left. He was taken to the hospital for treatment of what appeard to be minor injuries. Officers stopped the suspect pickup on Foothills Boulevard near Vineyard Road and arrested the 23-year-old male driver on suspicion of DUI, hit and run and other related charges.

Kaseberg-Kingswood, disturbance: At 1:51 a.m. March 15, officers responded to a report of a large fight in the parking lot of the Fairgrounds; the reporting party said one man had a gun. The fight had dispersed when officers arrived, and people were leaving. The suspect who reportedly had a gun wasn't located. No one reported being injured, and no arrests were made.

North Central Roseville

Stanford, theft: At 1:39 p.m. March 15, officers responded to a store in the 900 block of Pleasant Grove Blvd., to a report of a man loading expensive electronics items into his backpack. Officers contacted him outside the store, recovered hundreds of dollars worth of stolen merchandise, and arrested the 33-year-old Roseville resident on suspicion of burglary (entering the store with the intent to steal).

Industrial East, metal theft: Between March 14 and March 17, someone stripped copper wire from light poles in the 7600 block of Galilee Road.

Industrial East, theft: Between March 13 and March 14, someone stole a black Critical brand fixed-gear bicycle from a stairwell in an apartment complex in the 7900 block of Foothills Boulevard.

West Roseville

Quail Glen, theft: At about 9:30 p.m. March 16, while a man was unloading his car at an apartment complex in the 1500 block of Pleasant Grove Boulevard, someone took off with two guitars. One was a custom Fender 6-string electric guitar, and one was a Taylor acoustic 12-string guitar.

Junction West, arson: At 3:15 p.m. March 17, firefighters extinguished four small grass fires in the west end of Mahany Park, on the south side of Pleasant Grove Bouevard near the entrance to Sun City. It looked like someone had walked west and lit the fires as they walked. No suspects were seen.

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