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The Roseville Police Department weekly crime report update for September 26, 2012.

Police Beat 1:  Northeast Roseville

Harding/Galleria, theft of a package:  Sometime after 11:30 a.m. August 29, someone stole a delivered package containing a motorcycle helmet from the front of an apartment in the 700 block of Gibson Drive.

Harding/Galleria, vehicle burglary:  Overnight September 20/21, someone smashed the window of a vehicle at an apartment complex at 1100 Roseville Parkway, and stole a laptop bag and laptop computer.  The owner had concealed the bag under the driver’s seat and placed a coat over it.

Police Beat 2:  East Roseville

Johnson Ranch, vehicle burglary:  Between 2 and 4 p.m. September 19, someone went into a vehicle parked at a fitness center in the 2500 block of Eureka Road, and took a purse containing a wallet, credit cards, ID, gift cards and other valuable items.  The owner had hidden her purse underneath the driver’s seat.  There was no sign of forced entry.

Johnson Ranch, theft of lawn maintenance equipment:  Between 9 and 10 a.m. September 21, someone cut a securing chain and stole a lawn mower from a landscaper’s trailer parked near Douglas Blvd. and Professional Drive, while the crew was working nearby.  The owner located his mower in a dumpster in the 2200 block of Douglas Blvd., probably stashed there by the thief to be picked up later.  A suspicious vehicle seen in the area was a green lifted Chevy pickup with black rims.

Maidu, stolen vehicle:  Between August 9 and September 11, someone stole a silver 1999 Oldsmobile Alero 4-door sedan from Sterling Court.

Maidu, vandalism:  Between 5 and 10 p.m. September 8, someone used a sharp object to scratch the paint of a vehicle parked at Maidu Park.

Maidu, drug arrest:  At 9:23 a.m. on September 23, a caller reported that someone was holding his wife at gun point in Maidu Park.  Several officers responded  and checked the area, but weren’t able to locate any such incident.  The caller, a 37-year-old male from Orangevale, was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of drugs.

Meadow Oaks, vandalism:  Between 6 and 10 p.m. September 19, someone vandalized a vehicle in the 1100 block of Cottonwood Drive with spray paint.

Lead Hill, arrests for drugs and possession of stolen property:  At 3:02 p.m. September 22, an officer was conducting extra patrol for vehicle burglars, and checked on a suspicious car with two people napping inside, in the parking lot of a fitness center in the 300 block of North Sunrise Avenue.   One of the people was on probation.  The officer conducted a probation search of the car and found prescription narcotics, drug paraphernalia, burglar’s tools and The officer was able to contact three of the owners of the stolen ID cards, and found that they had been stolen from purses that had been left inside unattended cars (1) at a store parking lot in Roseville; (2) in a parking lot next to the American River Bike Trail, while the owner went for a run; and (3) in front of a home in Elk Grove.  The victims’ bank cards had been used to make unauthorized purchases.  The officer arrested a 31-year-old male from Sacramento and a 34-year-old female from Stockton on stolen property and drug possession charges.

Police Beat 3:   Central Roseville, south of the tracks

Cirbyside, drug arrests: At about 6 a.m. September 24, officers responded to a noise disturbance at an apartment in the 1100 block of Conroy Lane. Three people were arrested for warrants and drug possession charges.

Cresthaven, stolen vehicle: Between the night of September 16 and the morning of September 18, someone stole a green 1996 Honda Accord from a driveway in the 600 block of Vernon Oaks Drive. The CHP found the vehicle, undamaged and unoccupied, in the north Sacramento area on September 19.

Theiles Manor, burglary: Between September 15 and 17, someone broke into an apartment in the 300 block of B Street while the resident was away, and stole a TV, DVD player and video games.

Folsom Road, attempted vehicle theft: Overnight September 12/13, someone pried the door and tampered with the ignition of a car parked in the 300 block of James Drive.

Enwood, pickup stolen: Between 8:15 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. September 21, someone stole a pickup from a parking lot on Vernon Street at Walnut Street. The Davis Police Department located the pickup the next day in their city.

Police Beat 4: Central Roseville, north of the tracks

Vineyard, stolen vehicle:  Between 7:30 and 11:30 p.m. on September 21, someone stole a blue 1990 Chevrolet Cavalier 2-door from the 1300 block of Zinfandel Drive.

Hilltop Circle, stolen vehicle:  Between September 14 and 16, someone stole a blue 2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse 2-door from a parking lot in the 2100 block of March Road.  The Sacramento Police Department found it, unoccupied, on September 18.

Police Beat 5: North Central Roseville

Foothills-Junction, vehicle burglary:  Between 7:45 and 8:25 a.m. September 23, someone went into a vehicle parked in a fitness center parking lot in the 5000 block of Foothills Blvd., stole a purse and rummaged through the glove box.  The victim had concealed her purse on the floor behind a seat, covered by a sunshade.  There was no sign of forced entry.

Highland Reserve, vehicle theft: Between 2:30 and 4:30 p.m. September 20, someone stole a maroon Acura Integra from the 400 block of Crestfield Circle.

Stanford, vehicle burglary:  Between 5 and 6:10 p.m. September 16, someone stole a laptop computer and a briefcase from a car in a grocery store parking lot on Fairway Drive.  There was no sign of forced entry.

Stanford, theft of lawn maintenance equipment:  Between 5:15 and 5:30 p.m. September 18, someone stole a leaf blower, weed-eaters and hedgers from the back of a lawn maintenance worker’s truck in the 6500 block of Alder Park Circle.

Stanford, vehicle burglary:  Between 5:45 and 9:15 p.m. September 18, someone forced open the window of a car parked in a store parking lot in the 10000 block of Fairway Drive, and stole the in-dash stereo.  A man was seen acting suspiciously around cars in the lot at about 6:30 p.m.  He was described as a white male adult in his late 20s or early 30s, 5’10” tall with a stocky build.  He was driving a white Ford Bronco with a dented front bumper and Oregon plates.

Industrial East, metal theft:  Between September 14 and 17, someone stole copper wiring from light poles in the 8200 block of Industrial Avenue.

Police Beat 6 West Roseville

Woodcreek Oaks, burglary/vandalism:  Between September 14 and 17, someone entered the children’s learning center of an apartment complex in the 1000 block of Woodcreek Oaks via an unlocked window, took food out of the kitchen cabinets and refrigerator, and threw them on the floor.  Nothing else was stolen.

Sun City, theft:  A resident of the 7600 block of Timberrose Way reported that koi fish were stolen from his pond sometime September 16 or 17.

Sun City, vehicle burglary: Between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. September 18, someone broke the window of a vehicle parked in the 7000 block of Del Webb Blvd. and took a backpack containing textbooks and medical equipment.

Sun City, suspicious incident:  At 9:39 p.m. September 24, residents of the 7200 block of Lost Lake Lane reported that someone had just kicked their door.  Officers arrived and found a shoe print on the residents’ door. No entry had been made and nothing was taken. Officers talked to a group of juveniles on the golf course nearby.  They denied kicking the door, and none of their shoes matched the print on the door.

Blue Oaks, packages stolen: Between 3 and 9 p.m. September 6, someone stole two delivered packages from the front porch of a home on Patina Court.

West Park, lawn maintenance equipment theft:  At about 1:20 p.m. September 20, lawn maintenance equipment, including a lawn mower, leaf-blowers, a weed-eater and a hedge trimmer, were stolen from a lawn maintenance company’s trailer while the worker was away from his vehicle. An average-height, average-weight Hispanic male with black hair and another male (no further description) were seen loading the equipment into a gray late-model Chevrolet Silverado extended cab pickup. The suspect pickup had a suspension lift, big tires and a custom