Roseville Police responded to an assault at Joe’s Market, 290 N. Sunrise, at approximately 08:05 AM on Sunday, April 02, 2006.


A 45-year-old female patron of the gas station was assaulted by Eric Martin Minchak,  7-16-78.  Minchak is reportedly from Duryea, Pennsylvania.  A Roseville Patrol Officer arrived on the scene within approximately one minute of the original call and took Minchak into custody without incident.  Minchak has been charged with Robbery, Burglary and Homicide.


The Roseville Fire Department and ambulance responded to the scene, however the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.


At this time there does not seem to be any prior connection between the victim and Minchak.


The victim has been identified as Tammy Lynn Texiera, 45, from Folsom, Ca. 


Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to call the Roseville Police Department Investigations Division at (916) 774-5070, or Roseville Crime Stoppers at (916) 783-STOP.


The investigation is continuing.


RPD #06-4292

*Roseville Police Department