Roseville Crime Report Digest Update (6.16.14)
The Roseville Police Department's crime report digest update for June 16, 2014.
Johnson Ranch, disturbance: At 10:04 a.m. June 13, officers responded to a report of a man screaming, panhandling and disturbing other park users at Hillsborough Park. Officers spotted him at Roseville Parkway and North Cirby, and took him into custody after a struggle. The 25-year-old Roseville resident was arrested for obstructing and resisting officers.
Cirby Ranch, burglary: Overnight June 2/3, someone went into a garage on Harvard Court through an unlocked side door and stole a set of golf clubs and a motorcycle helmet.
Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Cirbyside, burglary: Between 8:45 and 10:15 a.m. June 8, someone removed a window from a garage of a home in the 900 block of Madden Lane and went into the garage, stealing stereo equipment and tools.
Cirbyside, burglary: At about 10:10 a.m. June 14, a man was seen going into an open garage in the 1100 block of Salmon Drive and taking tools. Officers followed up and arrested a 26-year-old Roseville resident on suspicion of burglary and other related charges.
Cresthaven, burglary: At 11:46 p.m. June 3, officers responded to an alarm at a convenience store in the 100 block of Cirby Way, and found that someone had broken the window and gone inside, stealing bottles of liquor. Officers investigated and subsequently contacted suspects in the area. A 20-year-old Citrus Heights man was arrested on suspicion of burglary.
Cresthaven, drug arrests: At 2:45 p.m. June 9, an officer checked on a suspicious motorhome parked near the intersection of Auburn Boulevard and Whyte Avenue. Officers searched the motorhome and found concentrated marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine. Two women, ages 22 and 26, both from Lancaster, were arrested.
Theiles, stolen vehicle: Between noon and 1 p.m. June 7, someone stole a car from an automobile dealership in the 500 block of Riverside Avenue. Two nights later, acting on a tip, officers checked the 700 block of Portside Circle and found the stolen car, unoccupied with the engine running. Officers surrounded the area, found the suspect on foot nearby on Commerce Drive, and took him into custody after a short foot pursuit and struggle. The 45-year-old Roseville resident was arrested on suspicion of burglary (taking the keys to the vehicle from the dealership), vehicle theft, resisting arrest and violation of probation.
Folsom Road, stolen bike recovered thanks to alert dad: Between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. June 11, someone stole a girl's bmx-style bicycle from an unlocked garage in the 200 block of Harding Boulevard. On the afternoon of June 14, the victim's dad spotted a male he didn't know riding his daughter's bike on Harding Boulevard, and called Roseville Police. Dad followed and kept an eye on the suspect until officers arrived. The suspect tried to run away, but the officer quickly detained him. The 37-year-old male Roseville resident was arrested on suspicion of burglary, possessing stolen property, possessing methamphetamine and narcotics, outstanding warrants, and resisting arrest. Happy Father's Day, and kudos to dad for promptly calling police and letting police officers make the catch.
Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Roseville Heights, rescue: At about 11:55 p.m. June 6, a woman tried to run in front of a train near the Amtrak Station on Pacific Street. Citizens tackled her and held her until officers arrived and took her to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.
Roseville Heights, disturbance: At 7:17 p.m. June 8, an officer checked on a group congregated in the 300 block of Main Street, and one of the men challenged the officer to fight, and then threw punches at the officer. The 39-year-old local transient was arrested on suspicion of resisting an executive officer and being drunk in public.
Los Cerritos, burglary: Between 5 and 6 p.m. May 25, someone stole two lawn chairs and other items from the backyard of an unoccupied home in the 100 block of Pleasant Street, and took tools and fixtures from the house. Officers contacted a suspect, an ex-tenant, retrieved stolen items and returned them to the property owner. A report has been forwarded to the District Attorney for consideration of charges.
Kingswood-Kaseberg, burglary: Between 2 and 6 p.m. June 4, someone went into a home in the 1300 block of Kingswood Drive through a door that had accidentally been left unlocked, and stole computer equipment.
North Central Roseville
Foothills-Junction, burglary: Between 11 p.m. June 6 and 4 a.m. June 7, someone went into the garage of a home in the 1400 block of Badovinac Drive through the partially open roll-up door, and stole a wallet and its contents.
Highland Reserve, arson: Overnight June 12/13, someone caused fire damage to bathroom signs at Catheryn Gates Elementary School. School officials say this is the third such incident on the school campus. Now that school's out, we usually get more reports of burglaries and vandalisms on our school campuses. If you live near a school, please be watchful and call police immediately to report trespassers or suspicious activity.
Highland Reserve, theft and vandalism: Between 2 and 10 a.m. June 13,someone went into an unlocked car on White Birch Court and stole the stereo. The unknown suspect(s) also walked on the car's hood and caused other damage. There was a teenage party at a house on the court during the same time frame.
Stanford Crossing, burglary: Just after midnight June 9, a burglar was seen leaving a car wash in the 9100 block of Fairway Drive. The burglar, a male wearing a dark-colored hoodie, had broken the front door and gotten into the cash register, taking an unknown amount of cash. He ran to a waiting silver Honda Civic four-door sedan driven by a second person and fled the area.
Quail Glen, trucks stolen: Around 3:30 a.m. Monday, June 16, someone stole two construction company trucks, a white Ford F250 flatbed with a lumber rack and a white Toyota Tacoma pickup, from a secured lot in the 9000 block of Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard. The Tacoma pickup was found, undamaged and unoccupied, by CHP. The flatbed truck is still missing.
Blue Oaks and Industrial West neighborhoods, score one for alert neighbors: Just after midnight June 15, a resident called 911 about a suspicious man checking vehicles on Indian Runner Court in the Industrial West neighborhood. Officers responded but were unable to locate the man. A little later, another resident called 911 about a suspicious man getting into a neighbor's car in the 1500 block of Woodhaven Circle in the Blue Oaks neighborhood. An officer was already in the area because of the first call, and got to Woodhaven Circle in time to catch a man snooping through a resident's vehicle. A search of the suspect's vehicle (stolen from Sacramento a couple days prior) turned up additional stolen property. The suspect, a 36-year-old Elk Grove man, was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft, possessing stolen property and other related charges.
It appears the suspect was going through neighborhoods trying car doors, and then rummaging through unlocked cars for anything worth taking. This is why it's important to park your cars inside your locked garage whenever possible, and to remove all your valuables and lock up vehicles that are parked outside. Kudos to the alert residents who immediately called police to report suspicious activity!
West Park, fuel theft: At 3:40 a.m. Monday June 16, an officer checked on an occupied pickup on Fiddyment Road and Pleasant Grove Blvd. The truck was out of gas, and officers found a gas can and siphon nearby. It appeared the occupants had been canvassing the nearby neighborhood looking for vehicles with gas to siphon. A 30-year-old man from Antelope and a 38-year-old man from North Highlands were arrested on suspicion of petty theft and other related charges.
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