Roseville Crime Report Digest (4-24-14)
The Roseville Police Department's crime report digest April 24, 2014.
Creekside, construction site theft: Overnight April 17/18, someone stole batteries from construction equipment in the 1200 block of Galleria Boulevard.
Creekside, theft: Overnight April 20/21, someone stole an olive green Raleigh R700 bike that had been chained to an apartment complex staircase in the 1200 block of Antelope Creek Drive.
Galleria/Harding, drug arrest: At 2:58 a.m. April 20, an officer stopped a car in the 500 block of Gibson Drive and arrested the 34-year-old driver on suspicion of DUI and being in possession of both illegal drugs and a loaded handgun.
Johnson Ranch, theft: Overnight April 20/21, someone stole two blue mountain bikes that had been chained in front of an apartment in the 8800 block of Sierra College Boulevard.
South Cirby, theft: Between noon and 12:30 p.m. April 15, someone stole a weedeater from the back of a pickup in the 1800 block of Ridgeview Drive.
Cirby Ranch, theft: Around 12:30 p.m. April 15, someone stole a hedge trimmer from the back of a pickup in the 1300 block of Stonebridge Drive.
Cirby Ranch, drunk: At 7:30 p.m. April 20, an officer responded to a report of an intoxicated man making rude remarks to passers-by outside a grocery store in the 1000 block of Sunrise Avenue. The man walked away from the officer and into traffic on Sunrise Avenue. The officer grabbed him and pulled him out of traffic to safety. He was taken to jail to sober up.
Meadow Oaks, vandalism: Overnight April 21/22, someone slashed the tires of at least two different residents' vehicles in the 1100 block of Green Hill Drive.
Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Cresthaven, weapons incident: Our Roseville-Rocklin EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) team got a workout when a man brought a live grenade inside a firearms business on Giuseppe Court. He'd found the WWII-era Japanese device along with other WWII memorabilia inside a storage container he'd bought in an estate sale, and took it to thebusiness to find out if it was real. The EOD team (bomb squad) examined the grenade and yup, it was real and still had its inner workings. They secured it inside a bomb safe until it can be safely detonated.
Folsom Road, vehicle theft: Between April 13 and the morning of April 14, someone stole a blue Chevy Silverado pickup from the 800 block of Atlantic Street.
Folsom Road, trailer stolen: Overnight April 17/18, someone stole a trailer from a rental lot in the 100 block of Wills Road.
Folsom Road, theft: Between 3:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. April 18, someone stole a battery from a trailer in the 300 block of Margaret Way.
Folsom Road, vehicle burglary: At about 4:30 a.m. April 22, a man was seen doing a "smash and grab" on a vehicle in the 300 block of Harding, breaking the window of a car, reaching in and taking a purse. He was described as a white male in his 50s or 60s, 5'10" tall and 150 pounds, with shoulder-length gray hair and a beard, wearing a hoodie and faded blue jeans.
Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Roseville Heights, theft: Between 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. April 21, someone stole a backpack leaf-blower from the bed of a pickup in the 200 block of Elm Street.
Roseville Heights, assault: At 2 a.m. April 19, officers were flagged down on Main Street by a group of women reporting an assault. A man they had just met in a bar made disrespectful comments to them, and an argument ensued. The women left, and the man followed them outside and assaulted them in the parking lot, punching two of them in the face. The suspect left the area before officers could contact him. Paramedics treated the women at the scene, but they declined ambulance transport. One of them went to the emergency room on her own and was treated for a broken nose. With the help of bar security staff, officers identified a male suspect and are investigating the incident.
Roseville Heights, assault: At 6:45 p.m. April 21, officers responded to a fight in the 300 block of Lincoln Street. They learned that a man had gotten into an altercation with a former girlfriend and another male, and had allegedly chased them with a sledgehammer, then beat on their car with the sledgehammer. Neither one of the intended victims were injured. A 52-year-old man was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon and vandalism.
Vineyard, burglary: Between 8 and 8:30 p.m. April 16, someone entered a house in the 200 block of Union Street through a back slider, and stole a safe and tablet computer. A gray four-door sedan, similar to a Geo Metro or Honda Civic, was seen in front of the victim's residence at the time of the burglary.
Los Cerritos, burglary: Between April 5 and April 6, someone burglarized a detached garage in the 100 block of Pleasant Street, taking a red Trek bicycle, tools, stored clothing and other miscellaneous household items.
Kaseberg-Kingswood, theft: Between April 14-April 15, someone stole a GPS device and other small items from an unlocked car on Gainsborough Court.
North Central Roseville
Foothills-Junction, vehicle theft: Between 10 a.m. and 12:40 p.m. April 13, someone stole a gray 1988 Starlite trailer from a grocery store parking lot in 4000 block of Foothills Drive. A witness reported that an Hispanic female adult (not the rightful owner) tried to sell him the trailer shortly before the theft.
Highland Reserve, prowling: Between April 16 and 19, a few residents on Hawk Crest Way and Hawk Crest Court noticed that someone had tampered with the window screens on their homes. No one reported any burglaries or thefts at this time. Officers are providing extra patrol, and residents are encouraged to be vigilant about locking windows and doors, and to call police immediately if they notice any suspicious activity.
Highland Reserve, theft: Overnight April 19/20, someone stole an iPod and a cosmetics bag from an unlocked car in the 500 block of Fifteen Mile Drive.
Stanford, vehicle theft: Overnight April 14/15, someone stole a black Ford Expedition SUV from the area of Highland Park Drive and Sienna Loop.
Woodcreek, burglary: Between 11:18 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. April 14, someone climbed into a house on Eriswell Court through an open window and stole coins and jewelry.
Junction West, theft: Overnight April 10/11, someone got into a pickup canopy through an unlocked window and stole several tools from the bed of the pickup.
Junction West, vehicle burglary: Between midnight and 8 a.m. April 18, someone broke into a car in the 1700 block of Casterbridge, stealing the airbag from the steering wheel and a purse from the trunk. The victim's debit card was soon used in Antelope and Sacramento.
Blue Oaks, theft: Overnight April 17/18, someone went into an unlocked car in the 1700 block of Fontenay Way and stole an iPad, iPod and expensive sunglasses.
Fiddyment Farms, construction site thefts: Between April 18-21, someone stole copper pipe and appliances from new homes under construction on Ice House Court.
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