Roseville Crime Report Digest (4-29-14)
The Roseville Police Department's weekly crime report digest for April 29, 2014.
Olympus Pointe, residential burglary: At 10:06 p.m. April 26, officers responded to an alarm in the 1600 block of Orvietto Drive, and found a smashed bedroom window. The unknown suspect(s) took a safe, jewelry and camera equipment.
Galleria/Harding, shot fired: At 6:09 p.m. April 26, a resident of the 800 block of Gibson Drive came home and found a bullet hole in the interior wall of her apartment. Officers investigated and arrested her neighbor, a 40-year-old Roseville man, on suspicion of negligent discharge of a firearm and illegal possession of an assault rifle.
South Cirby, stolen property recovered: At 4:13 a.m. April 25, an officer stopped a car on Crestmont Drive near Sheffield Way, and found the two occupants were towing a trailer that had been stolen from Cottonwood Drive. One was also in possession of methamphetamine, a fake ID, and an illegally possessed stungun. Two men from North Highlands and Antelope were arrested.
South Cirby, burglary: At 8:45 p.m. April 26, officers responded to the 1500 block of Sheridan Avenue, to a resident's report that he had just returned home and saw an unknown male fleeing out the back of his house. The burglar had made entry through a rear sliding door. Property from the home had been collected in one room, but not yet taken. Officers checked the area and located a suspect on foot in the nearby neighborhood. A 22-year-old Roseville man was arrested on suspicion of burglary.
Cirby Ranch, theft: Overnight April 25/26, someone stole a set of golf clubs from an unlocked car on Nightfall Court.
Meadow Oaks, burglary: Between April 25 and 26, someone went into a closed business via an unlocked service door in the 900 block of Sunrise Avenue, and stole checks.
Sierra Gardens, burglary: Between 5 and 5:40 p.m. April 22, someone went into through an open door in a house in the 1600 block of Kent Place while the resident was inside cleaning, and stole a checkbook and debit card. The suspect wasn't seen.
Sierra Gardens, burglaries: Between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. April 23, someone burglarized an unlocked backyard shed on Queens Court, taking silverware, a bike and other items. The victim found some of his property dropped along the creekbed behind his house. During the same time frame someone tampered with a locked backyard shed in an adjacent house, but didn't make entry.
Lead Hill, theft: Between 5:30 and 6 p.m. April 25, a woman reported her wallet was taken from her purse while she was shopping in a clothing store in the 1700 block of Santa Clara Drive. The suspects were two Hispanic women in their 30s who appeared to be working together, one distracting the victim by talking to her while the other one stole the wallet.
Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Folsom Road, theft: Overnight April 22/23, someone broke into a torage locker in a carport in the 200 block of Sharp Circle, and stole floor mats.
Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Kaseberg/Kingswood, residential burglary and vehicle theft: Between April 21 and April 27, someone burglarized a house on Hancock Way while the residents were out of town. Laptop computers, ceramic figurines and the residents' blue 1997 Honda Civic were stolen.
Los Cerritos, traffic fatality: At 5:05 p.m. April 27, police and firefighter-paramedics responded to a collision at the intersection of Washington Boulevard and Pleasant Street. A 53-year-old Roseville man was driving his Nissan Pathfinder SUV north on Washington Boulevard, and struck a man in a motorized wheelchair who was crossing Washington Boulevard in the crosswalk. The man in the wheelchair, Ramon Esparza-Morales, age 65 of Roseville, was taken to the hospital where sadly he was later pronounced dead. Neither alcohol nor other drugs is suspected to have played a role in the collision. The collision remains under investigation.
North Central Roseville
Diamond Oaks and Highland Reserve, residential burglaries: Between 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. April 28, someone burglarized two homes, one on Peridot Court in the Diamond Oaks neighborhood, and one in the 600 block of Alden Way in the Highland Reserve neighborhood, taking jewelry, electronics, a bicycle and other items. An officer investigated and the next day arrested two 16-year-old males, one on suspicion of committing the two burglaries, and one on suspicion of receiving stolen property. The officers returned stolen property to the victims.
Diamond Oaks, burglary: Between 8 a.m. and 4:20 p.m. April 22, someone broke into a home in the 600 block of Martha Way, stealing a laptop computer and jewelry.
Stanford, robbery: At 9:20 p.m. April 27, a restaurant in the 700 block of Pleasant Grove Boulevard was robbed. Two males wearing black clothing and Halloween masks entered the restaurant shortly after closing time, threatened an employee with a knife and took cash. No one reported being injured. (Media, no video surveillance is available.)
Fiddyment Farms, construction site thefts: Over the weekend of April 25-28, someone stole fireplaces from three homes under construction on Ice House Way.
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