Roseville Crime Report Digest Update (7.2.14)
The Roseville Police Department's weekly crime report digest for July 2, 2014.
Galleria-Harding, theft: Between 2 and 2:20 p.m. June 25, a woman's wallet was stolen from her open purse while she was shopping in a grocery store on Galleria Boulevard. Someone soon tried to use her bank cards at a nearby store.
East Roseville Parkway, burglary: At 4:30 a.m. June 23, officers responded to an alarm at a pharmacy in the 1400 block of East Roseville Parkway, and found that someone had broken a front window and gone in, stealing prescription medications. A white 1990s model four-door sedan occuped by four males was seen in the area at the time.
Creekside, robbery: At 7 p.m. June 25, two local men went to a back parking lot in the 1200 block of Galleria Boulevard to meet prospective buyers of a video game system they'd advertised for sale on Craigslist. One of the purported buyers showed them a handgun tucked in his waistband, and the other "buyer" sprayed the two victims with pepper spray, then grabbed the bag with the video game system and ran. The robbers were described as black males in their late teens or early 20s, both 6'1" tall and 150 pounds.
Maidu, burglary attempt: At 1:30 a.m. June 28, officers responded to a burglary alarm at a home in the 1900 block of Sidesaddle Way, and found that the front door had been kicked open while the residents were away. Nothing appeared to have been taken or disturbed. The home video surveillance system had this image of a man prowling around the front of the house with a flashlight at the time of the door-kick. If he looks familiar, give us a call. Photo
South Cirby, burglary: Overnight June 24/25, someone crawled into a garage in the 1800 block of Hidden Hills Drive through a garage door that had been left slightly open, and stole a bright orange Santa Cruz bike.
South Cirby, thefts of landscaping tools: At about 2:10 p.m. June 27, someone stole a weed trimmer and hedge trimmers from a landscaper's trailer parked in the 1600 block of Old Hart Ranch Road. At 4:15 p.m. the same day, someone went into an open garage in the 1500 block of Pine Valley Circle and stole a chain saw. An older "burnt orange" or rust-colored pickup was seen in the vicinity of both thefts. The thefts are under investigation.
Lead Hill, suspected drunk-driving collision: At 10:38 p.m. June 29, firefighter-paramedics and police responded to an injury collision on Eureka Road near North Sunrise Avenue, involving a Ford Taurus sedan and a motorcycle. Officers were able to determine that the Taurus driver pulled out in front of the motorcycle rider as he was traveling on Eureka Road, causing him to collide with the Taurus. He was thrown from the bike and was taken to the hospital with severe injuries to his leg. The Taurus driver, a 24-year-old woman from Roseville, was arrested on suspicion of DUI causing injury, and driving on a suspended license.
Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Theiles Manor, stolen car: Overnight June 28/29, someone stole a green 2000 Chrysler Cirrus from the 500 block of Riverside Avenue.
Theiles Manor, stolen car: At about 12:45 a.m. June 30, someone stole a blue 2000 Toyota Corolla four-door sedan from the 400 block of 5th Street.
Cherry Glen, bike theft: Overnight June 26/27, someone stole a lime green and black Schwinn 21-speed mountain bike from a garage in the 200 block of Clinton Avenue.
Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Roseville Heights, assault, drug sales: At 2:43 a.m. June 22, officers responded to a stabbing behind a convenience store in the 200 block of Washington Boulevard. Before officers arrived, the victim and his companions drove away. Officers stopped the victim's car in the 500 block of Vernon Street and had an ambulance take the driver to the hospital, where he was treated for a superficial wound and released. He told officers that he got into a fight with another unidentified male, and got stabbed. The other man in the fight was described only as a white male in his late 20s, wearing a Raider's cap. Officers found evidence of marijuana sales in the victim's car, and one of his passengers, a 26-year-old man from Sacramento, fought with officers and was arrested on suspicion of resisting an executive officer. The stabbing victim wasn't arrested due to his injury, but a report was forwarded to the District Attorney's Office recommending he be charged with DUI and marijuana sales.
Roseville Heights, home invasion robbery: At 3:30 a.m. June 23, four males broke into a home in the 200 block of Church Street, beat and kicked the two male roommates inside the residence, and stole their property, then fled. Both victims were taken by ambulance to the hospital for treatment. Officers investigated and arrested an 18-year-old male (who was an acquaintance of the victims), a 17-year-old male and two 16-year-old males, all from Roseville, on suspicion of robbery, assault and other related charges.
Roseville Heights, burglary: On the afternoon of June 30, officers investigated the burglary of an apartment in the 100 block of Pacific Street. A known suspect was seen coming out of the victim's unlocked apartment while she was away, carrying property belonging to the resident. Officers contacted the suspect and recovered some of the victim's property. A 32-year-old Roseville man was arrested on suspicion of burglary and other related charges.
Vineyard, stolen vehicles, property recovered: At 11 a.m. June 28, officers responded to a call of a man with an outstanding arrest warrant seen in a parking lot in the 3900 block of Foothills Boulevard. Officers contacted the man, who was driving a U-Haul truck, and his passenger. The truck had been reported stolen from Sacramento, and in the cargo compartment of the truck were two motorcycles, one stolen from north Sacramento and one stolen from Citrus Heights, and a license plate stolen from a victim in Roseville. Officers also found burglar's tools, drug paraphernalia, and a woman's wallet that had been stolen during a vehicle burglary in Citrus Heights. Officer arrested a 45-year old man and a 46-year-old man on suspicion of vehicle theft, possessing stolen property and other related charges.
Kaseberg-Kingswood, sexual assault: At 1:40 a.m. June 19, officers investigated a sexual assault at Kaseberg Park. A woman had accepted a ride home from a man she didn't know, but instead of driving her home, the man drove her to the parking lot of Kaseberg Park, pointed a knife at her, demanded sexual favors and groped her. The victim screamed and got out of the car, and the suspect drove away. He was described as a clean-looking white male in his late 20s or early 30s, with light brown hair, blue eyes, a mustache and goatee, and sleeve tattoos on both arms. He was driving a metallic brown SUV with chrome wheels and a blue bug shield. If this man or vehicle sound familiar, give us a call.
North Central Roseville
Foothills-Junction, foot pursuit: At 2:50 p.m. June 24, two male teenagers ran from probation officers in the area of Foothills Boulevard and Junction Boulevard, and Roseville officers responded to help find them. Both subjects were located in nearby neighborhoods and arrested.
Highland Reserve, juvenile parties: Over the past weekend, officers responded several times to reports of juvenile parties in a vacant house in the 400 block of Anacapa Drive, without the permission of the property owner. Neighbors are asked to call police immediately to report trespassers or any other suspicious activity at the house.
Quail Glen, suspicious activity: At 3:45 a.m. June 30, officers responded to a resident's call of suspicious activity--two males looking into vehicles on streets off Horncastle Avenue. Officers checked the area and found a car on Lyne Bay Drive with all four doors and the hatchback open, but were unable to contact the owner of the car to see if anything was missing. The suspiciious people were described as white male teenagers wearing black sweatshirts and carrying a backpack.
Junction West, stolen vehicle: Overnight June 23/24, somenoe stole a white 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle from the 1900 block of Santa Ines Street.
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