Roseville Crime Report Digest (6.3.14)
The Roseville California Police Department weekly crime report digest for June 3, 2014.
Galleria/Harding area, theft: Between 4:30 and 8:30 p.m. May 28, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Sequoia parked in the 1100 block of Roseville Parkway.
Galleria/Harding, vandalism: Overnight May 30/31, someone smashed the window of a vehicle in the 700 block of Gibson Drive. Nothing was taken.
East Roseville Parkway, theft: Between 5:40 and 5:50 a.m. June 2, someone went into a home under construction on Oak Ravine Court and stole a generator and air compressor. The suspect was seen on a surveillance camera, and appears to be a Hispanic male wearing an orange t-shirt and blue jeans, driving a white Ford or Dodge pickup.
Creekside, shoplifting: At about 8 p.m. May 29, an officer noticed a group of people acting suspiciously in a store parking lot in the 1100 block of Galleria Boulevard--checking vehicles in the lot, and appearing to stage their vehicle near a store's entrance as if to make a fast getaway. The suspicous group drove away, and officers stopped their vehicle nearby. The officers found a large quantity of stolen merchandise from one of the stores in their vehicle. Officers returned the stolen goods to the store, and arrested a 19-year-old woman from Auburn on suspicion of burglary (entering a store with the intent to steal), probation violation and other related charges. The report was forwarded to the District Attorney's Office recommending the other two people in the car be charged with conspiracy.
South Cirby, burglary: Between 3:40 and 4 a.m. June 2, someone went into a garage in the 1800 Woodacre Way through a door that had accidentally been left open overnight, and took tools.
Cirby Ranch, theft: Between 1 and 1:30 p.m. May 28, a resident of the 1300 block of Greenborough Drive was working in the garage, going in and out of the house several times while his garage door was open. While he was in the house for a few minutes, someone went into the garage and stole a power saw and compressor. The resident heard a vehicle door slam around 1 p.m., but didn't see the vehicle.
Sierra Gardens, burglary: At 8:23 a.m. May 31, a resident of the 1600 block of Russell Way left home for a few minutes, leaving her rear sliding glass door partially open. When she returned at 8:45 a.m., she found property missing from the house and garage, and a man she didn't know in her backyard. The man told her that he'd seen two other guys in her backyard, and offered to chase them down for her. She told him to go ahead and chase them, while she called police. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate anyone, including the "helpful" man in the victim's back yard who offered to chase the burglars. Officers believe he was probably involved in the burglary. He was described as a white male, 18-22 years old, 6'0" with a slim build, with short brown hair. He was wearing a plain gray t-shirt and blue jeans. A laptop computer and two bicycles were stolen.
Lead Hill, theft: Between 2:30 p.m. May 31 and 12:10 a.m. June 1, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Sequoia SUV in a parking lot on Eureka Road near Douglas Boulevard.
Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Cirbyside, burglary: Between 10:40 and 11:50 a.m. May 29, someone went into a home in the 1100 block of Salmon Drive through an unlocked rear sliding glass door, ransacked the house and took several electronic items.
Folsom Road, stolen vehicle: Between May 28 and June 1, someone stole an inoperable maroon Toyota 4Runner from a garage in the 200 block of Walnut Street.
Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Sierra Vista, arson: At 1:20 a.m. Friday, May 29, firefighters responded to an arson fire in Roseville High School's football field. They quickly extinguished the fire, but not before it destroyed the stage that had been set up for graduation and the surrounding artificial turf. The school district's preliminary estimate of the damage was around $100,000. Roseville Police Department's school resource officer for Roseville High and RHS officials soon identified two suspects, both RHS seniors who would have graduated with their classmates the following night. By noon Friday, two males, ages 17 and 18, were arrested on suspicion of arson and felony vandalism. School and district officials made a phenomenal effort to cover the fire-damaged turf and get a replacement stage so that RHS graduation could go on as scheduled.
Roseville Heights, suspicious circumstances, arrest: At 12:13 a.m. June 1, officers responded to suspicious circumstances in the area of Church Street and Elm Street. A witness reported a man and woman were fighting, and the male seemed to be forcing the woman into his car against her will. An officer stopped the suspect veicle on PFE Road near Antelope Road, and talked to the couple inside. The woman didn't have any visible injuries and declined police assistance. Officers searched the vehicle and found a loaded handgun concealed in the vehicle. Officers arrested the driver, a 21-year-old male from Sacramento, on suspicion of DUI, carrying a concealed firearm, and other related charges.
Los Cerritos, theft: Overnight May 24/25, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Sequoia SUV in the 700 block of Vallejo Avenue.
North Central Roseville
Foothills-Junction, burglary: At 5:33 a.m. May 27, officers responded to an alarm at a pizza restaurant in the 4000 block of Foothills Boulevard, and found that someone had gone in, possibly through an unsecured rear door, and stole rolls of coins from the office.
Foothills-Junction, theft: Between 10:20 and 10:40 a.m. May 27, someone stole two commercial lawn mowers from a landscaper's trailer at the corner of Junction Blvd. and Country Club Drive.
Foothills-Junction, injury hit & run collision: At 2:28 a.m. May 31, firefighter-paramedics and officers responded to a report of an injured man lying in the gutter alongside southbound Foothills Boulevard near Marcia Way. They found the injured man down with his badly damaged bicycle nearby. WIth the help of a witness, officers found out that the bicyclist had been riding his bike northbound in the southbound lane of Foothills Boulevard when he was struck by a southbound Ford pickup. The pickup driver drove away without stopping to help the injured bicyclist. The bicyclist, a 27-year-old Roseville resident, was taken to the hospital, where he is currently listed in fair condition. Officers contacted the 24-year-old suspected pickup truck driver at his home in Roseville and arrested him on suspicion of felony hit and run and DUI resulting in injury.
Pleasant Grove, vandalism: Just after midnight June 1, someone broke the window of a car in the 1400 block of Southwood Way. A mid-1990s two-door sedan, similar to a BMW or Mercedes with faded flat black paint was seen being driven from the area. If that vehicle sounds familiar, contact the Roseville Police.
Quail Glen, arson: At 11:42 a.m. May 31, Roseville firefighters and Roseville police officers responded to a grass fire in the open space area of Mahany Park, with reports of suspect(s) fleeing the scene. Firefighters quickly knocked down a half-acre vegetation fire, which was burning in breezy conditions near mature oak trees, people walking on the trails, and the baseball complex. With the help of witnesses, officers got a description of a male seen starting the fire, and stopped the suspect walking nearby along Pleasant Grove Boulevard. The 17-year-old male from Lincoln was arrested on suspicion of arson.
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