Let's keep slamming the door on those garage burglars! Recently we’ve seen an increase in residential garage burglaries, where the burglar got in by going through the unlocked side gate into the backyard, and then forcing entry or taking advantage of an unlocked side door into the garage. They then rummage through cars inside the garage and steal valuables from the garage.
Read on for some tips to prevent garage burglaries, and a round-up of crime reports, major traffic collisions and other police activity over the past week or so.
Underage drinking parties lead to serious problems, including party crashers, young teens taken to the emergency room due to their level of intoxication, trashed houses, thefts of valuable property from other guests and the host homes, damage to neighboring properties, fights and more.
In September 2015, Roseville City Council passed a new Social Host Accountability ordinance, which holds parents and other hosts responsible for underage drinking parties, even if they didn't personally provide the alcohol or other drugs.
The Sacramento area has seen a rise in tailgate thefts. Fortunately, we have not had many tailgate thefts reported in Roseville this year, but crime patterns can change quickly. Here's good information for truck owners on how to prevent this expensive loss.