Roseville California Crime Brief (8.19.14)
Roseville, CA-- The Roseville Police Department Crime Brief Report for August 19, 2014.
Harding/Galleria, vandalism: At 5:25 p.m. August 16, officers responded to a disturbance in the 300 block of Gibson Drive. A man was seen beating on another resident's truck with a metal pipe. He then got into his own vehicle and left before officers arrived.Officers later located the suspect driving on Pleasant Grove Boulevard at Highland Point Drive, made a traffic stop and took him into custody without incident. The 21-year-old Roseville man was arrested on suspicion of vandalism.
East Roseville Parkway, theft: On the afternoon of August 15, several visitors to a water park in the 1800 block of Taylor Road left their personal belongings, including phones and cash, unattended on a table, and someone stole them.
Johnson Ranch, theft: Between August 13 and 14, someone pried open a cluster mail box in the 5100 block of Weston Way and went through the mail inside. Some advertising mail was found discarded nearby.
Johnson Ranch, drug arrest: At 12:24 a.m. August 15, an officer made a routine traffic stop on Sierra College Boulevard and conducted a probation search on the driver and vehicle. The search produced a concealed loaded handgun and loaded shotgun, nearly a pound of marijuana and evidence of drug sales. A follow-up search of the suspect's hotel room in Rancho Cordova produced more drugs and evidence of sales. The 44-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of drug sales, carrying a concealed firearm and other related charges.
Sierra Gardens, robbery: At 10:10 p.m. August 14, a resident of the 1400 block of Kent Place answered a knock at his door, and three people forced their way inside his home, threatened him with a handgun, sprayed him with pepper spray, and demanded his property. They left after taking his wallet, laptop computer and phone. The victim didn't know the suspects, and it's unknown why his home was targeted for a robbery. The suspects were described as a black male in his mid-40s, tall and heavyset, wearing a brown jacket and blue jeans; a black male in his mid-30s, short and heavyset, wearing a white shirt and white shorts; and a tall, heavyset white female, about 30, wearing a white blouse and black pants. Anyone who saw anything or has any information that might help solve this crime is asked to give the Roseville Police a call.
Central Roseville south of the rail yard
Cherry Glen/Theiles Manor, shoplifting arrest: At 1:51 p.m. August 17, officers responded to a report of someone who grabbed a pack of beer and ran from a liquor store in the 100 block of Riverside Ave. About a half-hour later, with the help of citizens, officers found the suspect in an alley behind the store, and arrested him after a struggle. He was booked on suspicion of petty theft and resisting arrest.
Hillcrest, drug arrests: Just before 9 p.m. August 17, officers checked on a report of people trespassing in the yard of a home in the 100 block of Franklin Street, and contacted two men who didn't have the owner's permission to be on the property. Two transient males, ages 32 and 40, were arrested on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine.
Central Roseville north of the rail yard
Vineyard, stolen vehicle recovered: At about 7:30 a.m. August 15, officers responded to a report of a motorcycle that had just been stolen from Booth Road and Walker Drive. Officers checking the area for the stolen bike saw an SUV pulling a small utility trailer, stopped in a dirt field next to Baseline Road. As officers approached, the driver got out, unhitched the trailer, and then sped away in the SUV. His passenger, a 31-year-old woman from Rio Linda, got out of the SUV before it left and surrendered to officers. She was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft and conspiracy. Officers found the stolen motorcycle inside the trailer--and found that the trailer had also recently been stolen from North Highlands. The investigation is continuing to identify the other suspect.
Vineyard, burglary: Between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. August 15, someone burglarized a home in the 1200 block of Zinfandel Drive, taking a safe and its contents.
Kaseberg-Kingswood, burglary: Between the evening of August 15 and the morning of August 17, someone pried a door and went into a vacant house in the 300 block of Kaseberg Drive. They appeared to have spent the night at the home, and stole a typewriter.
North Central Roseville
Foothills-Junction, arson: Just before 11 a.m. August 18, Roseville Fire personnel responded to a report of burning trash in the baseball field between Heritage Oaks Elementary School and Wanish Park. They quickly extinguished the fire, which is being investigated as an arson. There are no suspects at this time.
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