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Roseville Crime Report Digest (5.7.14)




The Roseville Police Department crime report digest for May 7, 2014.

East Roseville

South Cirby, shots heard: Around 4 a.m. April 30, officers checked neighborhoods around South Cirby Way and Old Auburn Road due to several calls from residents who heard gunshots. Officers never found the suorce of the shots, and no damages or injuries were reported.
 
Meadow Oaks, drug arrest: Officers investigated suspected drug activity at a house in the 800 block of Cottonwood Drive and, on the evening of May 3, served a search warrant at the house. They found evidence of marijuana sales as well as firearms and ammunition. The 40-year-old male resident was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of firearms, possessing marijuana for sale, and other related charges.
 
Sierra Gardens, burglary: Between April 30 and May 4, someone stole tools from an unlocked backyard shed in the 1600 block of Cindy Circle.
 
Sierra Gardens, robbery: At 2:03 a.m. May 7, a man walking home in the area of Santa Clara Drive and Jordan Drive was confronted by two males wearing hoodies, with their face covered. They pointed a handgun at him and robbed him of his cash and phone, then drove away in a small dark colored car.

Central Roseville, south of the tracks

Cirbyside, burglary: At 12:30 p.m. April 28, a resident of the 800 block of Cirby Way returned home and heard noises, then saw two people she didn't know fleeing from her house. They were described as an Hispanic woman in her early 20s, 5'3" tall with a thin build, wearing a dark hoodie and skinny jeans; and an Hispanic male in his early 20s, wearing a dark hoodie and jeans. Sunglasses and other small items were taken.
 
Cresthaven, drug arrests: On the afternoon of April 25, Roseville's Vice and Narcotic Enforcement Team (VNET) served a search warrant at a home in the 400 block of Dawnridge Road, due to reports of heroin being sold from the house. They found evidence of drug use and sales, including heroin, marijuana, prescription pills and methamphetamine. Twelve people either living in or stopping by the house for suspected drug transactions were arrested on a variety of drug charges.
 
Cresthaven, drug arrests: At 1:43 p.m. May 4, an officer stopped a car on Riverside Avenue near Cirby. All four of the men in the vehicle, including the driver (men in their 20s from Roseville, Citrus Heights and Sacramento) were on probation and were arrested on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia and probation violation. The 22-year-old driver was also cited for reckless driving.
 
Hillcrest, car thieves chased away: At about 3:50 p.m. May 1, two men tried to steal a car parked in a service station parking lot at Douglas Boulevard and Keehner Drive. The car had been parked, unoccupied, with its window rolled down and keys in the ignition. The car's owner saw the men inside his car, dove through the window and was able to pull the keys from the ignition, and struggled with the two suspected car thieves. The car rolled forward until came to rest against the concrete barrier around one of the gas pumps. Both suspects, males in their 20s or 30s with varied descriptions, got out of the car and ran northbound in Keehner Avenue into a residential neighborhood, triggering a brief lockdown of after-school programs at Cirby Elementary. Officers searched the area but weren't able to find the suspects.
 
Hillcrest, burglary: At 4:50 a.m. May 3, someone broke the window of a tire business in the 100 block of South Harding Blvd., and took the cash drawer with a small amount of cash.
 
Folsom Road, drug arrest: At 11:42 p.m. April 29, an officer checked on a motorcycle rider in a hotel parking lot in the 200 block of Harding Boulevard. The man fled on foot, but the officer chased him down and detained him nearby. The 30-year-old Auburn man was arrested on suspicion of selling methamphetamine to occupants of one of the hotel rooms, and violation of probation. The people suspected of buying the meth weren't located.
 
Folsom Road, drug arrests: Early in the morning of May 6, officers conducted a probation search of a house in the 800 block of Shearer Street. They found a large amount of stolen financial information (checks, ID cards, account numbers and other information used in identity theft), counterfeit currency and drugs. Four people were arrested. 

 Central Roseville, north of the tracks

Vineyard, DUI, drug arrest: At 5:37 p.m. April 28, officers responded to reports of a man banging on business doors in the 1500 block of Vineyard, acting disoriented. They arrested a 25-year-old Folsom man on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, possessing heroin and methamphetamine, and other related charges.

North Central Roseville

Foothills-Junction, drug arrest: At 11:31 May 4, officers checked an occupied suspicious car parked in the area of Hurlston Way and  Dunsford Way. The driver, a 19-year-old Roseville man, was arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale.
 
Foothills-Junction, burglary: Between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. May 3,someone stole a video game controller and a laptop computer from a home in the 1300 block of Foxhollow Way. Entry was possibly through a window.
 
Pleasant Grove, theft: At about 10:20 a.m. May 3, a man left his golf bag outside a restroom at Woodcreek Oaks Golf Course. When he returned a few minutes later, it was gone. A witness saw a white male in his 30s, possibly with red hair and wearing a white hat and yellow shirt, take the bag. He drove away in a gray 2005 or 2006 Dodge Durango.
 
Stanford, stolen gun recovered: At 10 a.m. May 3, officers checked a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot on Fairway Dr. near Pleasant Grove Blvd., finding a handgun that had been stolen from Sacramento County, ammunition and drug paraphernalia. Officers arrested the driver, a 17-year-old boy from Elverta. 

West Roseville

Woodcreek, burglary: Between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. April 29, someone went into a home in the 2100 block of Beckenham Way through an open window, and stole a video game console, laptop computers and a camera.
 
Quail Glen, theft: At about 4:30 May 4, an expensive unlocked mountain bike was stolen from in front of a grocery store in the 9000 block of Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard. The next afternoon, an officer investigating the theft spotted a group of teenage males in the same area, one riding the stolen bike. The boys ran away along the bike trail, and officers caught up with them and detained them. Two 14-year-old males were arrested on suspicion of theft and delaying officers, booked and released to their parents.  Officers returned the bike to its owner.





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