Roseville California Crime Brief (8.14.14)
Roseville, CA - Roseville Police crime brief for August 14, 2014.
East Roseville Parkway, suspicious activity: At 1:45 a.m. August 12, a security officer reported a suspicious person walking around a parking lot in the 1800 block of Taylor Road, trying car door handles. Officers checked an occupied van and found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, burglar's tools, and a large quantity of paperwork containing blank checks, copies of ID cards and other documents containing personal identifying information not associatedwith the person in the car. A 21-year-old Colusa man was arrested on suspicion of drug possession, identity theft and other related charges.
Galleria, theft, stolen car recovered: Just before 6 p.m. August 10, a young teenager was walking in a mall parking lot when a car pulled up next to him, and the driver asked if he could borrow the teen's phone to make a phone call. The teen loaned the driver his phone, and the driver drove away with it. An officer spotted the suspect's car traveling north on Galleria Boulevard, and followed to the area of Stanford Ranch Road and Five Star Boulevard, where officers stopped and contacted the occupants of the car. The car had been reported stolen from Rocklin earlier that day, and officers found the victim's cell phone inside. The stolen phone and car were returned to their respective owners. Three 18-year-old men, two from Rocklin and one from Roseville, and a 15-year-old boy from Roseville were arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft, possessing stolen property, grand theft and other related charges.
Johnson Ranch, burglary: At 1:08 a.m. August 9, officers responded to a burglary alarm at a feed & pet supply store in the 8600 block of Sierra College Boulevard, and found that the business had been burglarized.
Lead Hill, burglary: At 4:56 a.m. August 11, officers responded to a burglary alarm at a bike store in the 1900 block of Douglas Boulevard, and found that someone had smashed a window and gone in, stealing at least two bicycles.
Central Roseville south of the rail yard
Cirbyside, theft: Between 10 p.m. August 7 and 7 a.m. the next day, someone went into a garage that had accidentally been left open overnight on Shadow Glen Court and rummaged through the two cars parked inside. A laptop computer, golf clubs and other items were taken.
Folsom Road, stolen property recovered: At 11:47 p.m. August 10, officers responded to a citizen's call about suspicious activity--four people, some with bandanas covering their faces, walking toward the train cars near Atlantic Street and Taylor Road. The witness detained three of the suspects until officers arrived, but a fourth ran away. An officer detained him in Vernon Street. They had flares and other small items stolen from the train. A 20-year-old male from Sacramento, a 28-year-old male from Citrus Heights, a 21-year-old male from Citrus Heights and a 19-year-old male from Citrus Heights were arrested for trespassing on railroad property, petty theft and other related charges.
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