Roseville, CA- Weekly Roseville crime report digest summary for the period covering April 7-14, 2016
Creekside/Galleria Blvd area, vehicle break-ins: Between 8:30 and 8:45 p.m. April 10, someone smashed windows and stole items from three cars in the area of Roseville Parkway and Galleria Boulevard, taking credit cards and a briefcase that had been left in view in the passenger compartment. Victim credit cards were soon used fraudulently at area businesses.
Maidu, stolen car: Overnight April 10/11, someone stole a green 1998 Honda Civic two-door from the 2100 block of McLaren Drive. The Sacramento Police Department located the car in their area on April 13.
Cirby Ranch, arrest: At 7:25 p.m. April 11, officers responded to a report of two men going in and out of a hair salon in the 1200 block of Cirby Way, acting suspiciously. One of the men initially gave officers a false name, but he was eventually identified as a 24-year-old Sacramento man who was a parolee at large. He was arrested on the parole warrant, and the other man was escorted off the property.
Meadow Oaks, vandalism and animal cruelty: Overnight April 7/April 8, someone shot a BB gun at a car and a cat in the 1400 block of Cirby Way. It sounds like the cat would receive veterinary care for a puncture wound, but was going to be okay.
Sierra Gardens, burglary: At 3:33 a.m. April 10, someone wearing dark clothing and a black hoodie smashed the glass on a laundromat in the 100 block of Ascot Drive, tied a rope around the change machine and tried unsuccessfully to yank it out. They left in a green mini-van.
Sierra Gardens, DUI arrest: At 6:45 p.m. April 11, officers responded Code 3 (lights and sirens) to a restaurant near Douglas Blvd. and Sunrise Avenue to assist a deputy from an outside agency with an arrest. The deputy had observed the suspect driver speeding and flashing law-enforcement style lights on his civilian pickup on eastbound I-80. The 29-year-old man from Wilton was arrested on suspicion of DUI, delaying officers, and impersonating a peace officer.
Sierra Gardens, fraud: At 9:14 a.m. April 13, officers responded to a fraud in progress at a bank in the 1800 block of Douglas Blvd-a man was withdrawing money from an account that had been set up through fraudulent means. The suspect, a 32-year-old Orangevale man, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for identity theft, and a parole hold.
Enwood (beat 3) to Lead Hill (beat 2), a slight misunderstanding: At 11:48 a.m. April 13, officers responded to calls from residents about shots fired and screaming somewhere around William Taylor Park or the greenbelt area. A CHP helicopter also responded to help search the area. After searching and not finding anything amiss, police found out that a school in the area was doing some outdoor science experiments that involved loud popping noises, and that the students were screaming in excitement. School officials didn’t realize how far the sounds would carry. Police are glad for a happy ending.
Central Roseville south of the rail yard
Cresthaven, underage party: At 12:32 a.m. April 10, officers responded to a report of an underage party in the area of Milan Way and Ajay Drive. They saw approximately 30 underage people in attendance and signs of underage drinking. Officers returned some juveniles (under 18) to their parents. The party was hosted by an 18-year-old while her parents were gone. She was cited for violating the City’s Social Host Ordinance.
Cherry Glen, trailer theft: Between about 3 p.m. April 5 and 7:20 a.m. April 7, someone stole a gray 2016 Continental fifth-wheel cargo trailer from a church in the 700 block of Vernon Street. The church uses the trailer to pick up food from the local food bank to distribute to the needy.
Folsom Road, drug arrest: At about 2 a.m. April 12, officers following up on a theft investigation contacted a woman in a hotel room in the 200 block of Harding Boulevard, and observed evidence of drug sales. A 23-year-old Antelope woman was arrested on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine for sale.
Central Roseville north of the rail yard
Los Cerritos, pursuit: At 10:48 p.m. February 11, officers tried to stop a green Toyota Corolla on Washington Blvd. at Elefa Street. The driver took off and led officers on a pursuit, but they stopped pursuing in the area of Riverside Avenue and Darling Way out of concern for public safety. They believe the car was possibly an unreported stolen car, and will continue investigating to identify the driver.
Kaseberg-Kingswood, disturbance: At about 6:15 p.m. April 7, a large disturbance broke out between attendees and protesters at the Sikh temple in the 1000 block of Main Street over a controversial speaker. Many officers responded to quell the disturbance. Officers separated the groups and worked with leaders from both groups on a plan for orderly dispersal. Most everyone had dispersed by 9:15 p.m. No arrests were made, and no one required medical attention at the scene. Police were helped by deputies from the Placer County Sheriff’s Office and officers from Rocklin and Citrus Heights Police Departments.
North central Roseville
Highland Reserve, theft: At 10:15 p.m. April 12, an officer made an enforcement stop on a car on Highway 65 near Blue Oaks Boulevard, conducted a probation search, and found a large amount of stolen merchandise in the car from a local store. Ultimately three people, a 37-year-old man from Elk Grove, a 30-year-old woman from Galt and a 27-year-old woman from Rancho Cordova were arrested on suspicion of grand theft and other related charges. The stolen merchandise was returned to the store.
Stanford Crossing, stolen trailer: Overnight April 9/10, an unloaded white 2001 6′ X 10′ Racer flatbed trailer was stolen from the 6000 block of Big Bend Drive.
Woodcreek, stolen vehicle activity: Overnight 4/9 to 4/10, someone stole a green 1999 Honda Civic two-door sedan from an apartment parking lot in the 1000 block of Woodcreek Boulevard. A green 2000 Honda Civic four-door sedan that had been stolen from Sacramento was left behind, with its license plate and radio missing.
Woodcreek, stolen car: Overnight April 12/13, someone stole a green 2000 Honda Civic four-door from the 2000 block of Mineral Springs Drive. CHP located the car later in the day in the Sacramento area.
Sun City, burglary: Between 5:50 and 6:30 p.m. April 11, a home in the 5041 Dreamgarden Loop was burglarized. The burglar cut the lock on the back gate and then forced entry through the side-door into the garage, then went into the house. A bike and small electronics items were stolen. A man was seen knocking on doors on the street shortly before the burglary. He was described as a white male between the ages of 25 and 35, about 6’0″ tall, wearing a shirt and shorts. He was associated with a blue or dark gray newer, clean-looking full size pickup.
Sun City, burglary: Between 11 a.m. and about 1:45 p.m. April 12, a home in the 7400 block of School House Lane was burglarized. The burglar went into the backyard and got in by removing a screen from an unlocked window, then ransacked a bedroom, stealing jewelry. No suspects were seen.
Quail Glen, drug arrest: Just before 11 p.m. April 13, an officer checked on a suspicious vehicle in the 8000 block of Painted Desert Drive, and found evidence of drug dealing. A 20-year-old Roseville man was arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale.
Junction West, trespassing: At 3:33 p.m. April 13, a citizen reported suspicious activity-several teens going into a vacant house on Casterbridge Court. When officers arrived, the teens fled. Officers contacted them and cited them for trespassing. The house appeared to have been used as a hang-out for a long time, with extensive damage and remnants of marijuana plants throughout. Officers called for a board-up crew to secure the house against further trespassing.
Blue Oaks, burglary: At about 7:20 a.m. April 11, a business person interrupted a burglary in an office on Diamond Creek Place. Two male teenagers with backpacks ran out the back door. CSI responded to process the scene for evidence. Two juveniles were arrested in connection with this burglary a couple days later–see the entry below under Fiddyment Farms.
West Park, prowler: At 5:02 a.m. April 10, an officer patrolling the 6700 block of Fiddyment Road noticed a car idling in an apartment complex parking lot, and someone walking around the parked cars. The officer contacted the man, who was in possession of a pry bar, a glass punch and other suspected burglar’s tools. A probation search of the vehicle also produced methamphetamine and a replica firearm. The 21-year-old Sacramento man was arrested on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine, possessing burglar’s tools and prowling on private property.
Fiddyment Farms, suspicious person arrested: At 3:18 a.m. April 8, officers responded to a citizen’s report of a suspicious man walking around the area of Brick Mason Circle. The officer followed a car driving out of the neighborhood, and stopped it on Weathervane Way. A probation search of the vehicle produced a replica firearm, burglar’s tools and drug paraphernalia. The officer arrested the 29-year-old Sacramento man on a felony Sacramento warrant, and cited him for possession of burglar’s tools and drug paraphernalia. Great “suspicious activity” call by the citizen that may have prevented some thefts in his neighborhood.
Fiddyment Farms, burglary arrests: At 12:09 a.m. April 13, an alert citizen called in suspicious activity-male teenagers riding bikes in a residential neighborhood on Angus Road, looking like they were casing the area. Officers detained two teenagers on Cattledrive Way near Autumn Leaves Drive. They were identified as Placer County runaways and suspects in the burglary of an office building on Diamond Creek Place on the morning of April 11 (see the entry under the Blue Oaks neighborhood). They were taken to Placer County Juvenile Hall and booked on suspicion of burglary and other charges.
- Roseville Police Dept.