The City of Roseville Police Department’s Crime Report Update for April 2, 2013.
Police Beat 1: Northeast Roseville
Olympus Pointe and East Roseville Parkway, vehicle burglaries: Between 9:10 and 9:20 a.m. March 27, someone broke the windows of two vehicles parked at the entrance to the bike trail on East Roseville Parkway at Orvietto Drive. A purse containing cash and credit cards was taken from one of the vehicles. A suspicious male was seen standing next to one of the burglarized vehicles. He was described as a white male, age 35-40, 6’1″ tall and 200 pounds, with brown hair in a crew-cut, wearing a brown t-shirt and blue shorts.
East Roseville Parkway, vehicle burglary: Between 1 and 3 p.m. March 27, someone broke the window of a car parked in a movie theater parking lot on North Sunrise Ave., and took a backpack containing a laptop computer and school supplies.
Harding/Galleria, theft: Overnight March 28/29, someone rummaged through an unlocked car at an apartment complex at 800 Gibson Drive, and took a garage door opener and loose change.
Harding/Galleria, residential burglary: Between 8 and 10:45 p.m. March 29, someone pried the lock of an apartment at 1100 Roseville Parkway, went in and stole a purse, laptop computer, electric guitar and items of clothing.
Creekside, theft: between 4:45 and 5:30 p.m. March 31, someone stole a new stereo, still in the box, and other items from an unlocked vehicle in the parking lot of the Creekside shopping center.
Police Beat 2: East Roseville
Maidu, vandalism: Overnight March 25-26, someone sprayed a vehicle in the 1500 block of East Colonial Parkway with black spray paint.
South Cirby, residential burglary: At 1:24 a.m. March 31, officers responded to an alarm at a home in the 1900 block of Vista Creek Drive, and found that someone had forced the front door open while the residents were away. Nothing was taken, and it seems the burglar was scared off by the audible burglary alarm.
Sierra Gardens, theft: between 8 a.m. March 24 and 7:30 p.m. March 29, someone stole a bronze wall-mounted mailbox full of mail from a home in the 500 block of Loretto Drive.
Sierra Gardens, attempted theft of gardening equipment: At 10:45 a.m.March 26, a landscape crew working in the 1600 block of Kit Carson Way interrupted a suspect trying to steal equipment from their trailer. The suspect and his accomplice fled the area in a tan Toyota Supra two-door sedan. The thieves were described as (1) the driver, a white male adult, about 25 years old, with brown hair in a mohawk and a goatee; and (2)the passenger, a white male adult, about 25 years old, with short brown hair and a goatee, with one eyebrow pierced. If they sound familiar to you, give us a call.
Sierra Gardens, road rage, brandishing a weapon: At about 1 p.m. March 29, two motorists got into a dispute in the area of Douglas Blvd. and Santa Clara over driving issues, and one of the motorists brandished a handgun at the other. Officers located the suspect vehicle in the 1400 block of Eureka Road and arrested the driver on suspicion of having a concealed weapon and brandishing it.
Sierra Gardens, graffiti vandalism: At about 11:46 p.m. March 30, someone was seen painting graffiti on the door of a store in the 1900 block of Douglas Blvd. The suspect was a male, 5’7″ with a thin build, wearing a baseball cap, a gray long-sleeved shirt and jeans. He drove away in a gray Subaru two-door sedan. Officers checked the area but were unable to locate the suspect.
Sierra Gardens, burglary: Between 5 and 10:30 p.m. March 30, someone pried the back door of a home in the 1200 block of Palm Avenue and stole cash, a Playstation, a Wii, video games and jewelry.
Lead Hill, vehicle theft: Between 7:30 a.m. March 26 and 1 a.m. March 30, someone stole a silver 1998 Dodge R15 pickup with a black camper shell and Oregon plates from the 100 block of North Sunrise Ave.
Police Beat 3 Central Roseville, south of the tracks
Cirbyside, burglary: At 11:25 p.m. March 29, officers responded to a burglary alarm at a home on Monterey Court, and found the front door had been kicked open. The residents were away, and officers did not locate the suspect. Nothing was taken, and it’s possible the burglar was scared off by the audible burglar alarm.
Cresthaven, vandalism: Between March 27 and 28, someone pried open the rear door of a cluster mailbox in the 1200 block of Crescendo Drive. It’s unknown what mail, if any, was taken.
Cresthaven, graffiti vandalism: At about 4 a.m. March 27, a witness saw a group of males spraying gang graffiti on a concrete pylon on Roseville Road near Fir Avenue. The witness provided a description of the suspects’ vehicle and direction of travel. The Citrus Heights Police Department stopped the suspect vehicle on Mariposa Avenue. Roseville officers responded and cited the suspects, three 19-year-old males from Citrus Heights and a 15-year-old male from Folsom, on suspicion of vandalism. If convicted, in addition to any criminal penalties, judges will usually order graffiti vandals to pay property owners (in this case, the City of Roseville) full restitution for damages.
Thieles Manor, vehicle theft: Between midnight and 3:30 p.m. March 24, someone stole a black 1994 Mazda pickup from the 1600 block of Vernon Street. On March 25 the truck was found, damaged and stripped, in the 900 block of Reserve Drive.
Hillcrest, vehicle theft: Between 1:30 and 6 a.m. March 23, someone stole a green 1996 Subaru Legacy four-door sedan from the 100 block of Franklin Street.
Hillcrest, theft: At about 3:30 p.m. March 30, a resident of Azure Court was unloading his SUV when an unknown man rode up on a bicycle,took a bag containing an emergency vehicle kit from the back of the SUV and rode away. The victim and a neighbor began following the suspect while calling police. The victim found his bag discarded in a nearby yard. Officers detained the suspect, a 28-year-old Citrus Heights man, in Garbolino Park and arrested him on suspicion of theft and possession of methamphetamine.
Enwood, attempted burglary: Between March 26-28, someone tried to break into an unoccupied “mother-in-law house” in the 200 block of East Street.
Police Beat 4 Central Roseville, north of the tracks
Sierra Vista, garage burglary: Between noon March 23 and 7:45 a.m. March 24, someone went into an unlocked garage in the 100 block of Alta Vista Avenue and stole a power washer and several rolls of electrical wire.
Los Cerritos, vehicle theft: Between 6:30 p.m. March 28 and 11 a.m. March 29, someone stole a dark gray 2005 Ford Explorer from the 500 block of Grove Street. It was found undamaged and unoccupied in Rancho Cordova on April 1.
Roseville Heights, disturbance: At 6:25 p.m. March 27, officers responded to a disturbance between a man and woman at a boarding hotel on Lincoln Street. When they found the male, he was holding a baseball bat and threatening to harm officers. Officers persuaded him to put the bat down, and he was taken to the hospital for psychological evaluation.
Roseville Heights, disturbance: At about 1:50 a.m. March 30, officers on foot patrol in the area of Lincoln and Main Streets responded to a group arguing and fighting in the Lincoln Street parking lot. Four people were arrested for various charges, including disturbing the peace, resisting arrest and being drunk in public.
Roseville Heights, trespass: At about 2:30 a.m. March 31, officers responded to a report of someone trying to break into a church in the 100 block of Washington. They contacted an intoxicated male who was seeking shelter, and took him to jail to sleep it off.
Vineyard, burglary: Between 9 and 10 a.m. April 2, someone entered a garage in the 300 block of Atkinson St. through an unlocked side door, and stole two lawnmowers, three trimmers, and edger and a power washer. Witnesses saw a heavyset white male in his 50s, with long gray hair, in the victim’s front yard at about 9:30 a.m.
Police Beat 5 North Central Roseville
Highland Reserve, vehicle burglary: Between 12:30 and 10:30 a.m. March 24, someone smashed the window of a car in the 200 block of Bettencourt Drive and took two iPhones from the center console.
Stanford, vehicle burglary: Between 4:30 p.m. March 26 and 5 p.m. March 27, someone got into a locked vehicle in the 1500 block of Dante Circle by unknown means, and took two duffle bags full of fishing gear.
Police Beat 6 West Roseville
Blue Oaks, burglary: Between 6:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. March 27, someone kicked the front door of a house in the 1400 block of Grovewood Lane and took jewelry from the master bedroom.
Blue Oaks, shots fired: At about 11:10 p.m. March 29, a couple of residents of the Crocker Ranch area reported hearing shots fired. Officers investigated and found that a man who was upset about domestic issues had fired shots in the air. No one was hurt. The Citrus Heights Police Department located the man in their area. Roseville officers responded and arrested him on suspicion of domestic violence assault (not involving the firearm) and other related charges, in connection with an incident in the West Park area.
Fiddyment Farms, burglary: Between late afternoon March 26 and 7 a.m. March 27, someone pried open a back window and burglarized a new, unoccupied home in the 4100 block of Settler’s Ridge Way, taking the dishwasher and gas range from the kitchen.