Police Digest, November 21, 2017

Updated November 21, 2017
We want everyone to have a safe and happy holiday season. Additional officers are out patrolling for DUI drivers. Remember, DUI doesn't just mean booze. If you're drinking or taking any other drugs that impair you, designate a driver or call for a safe ride home. We're happy to report that the driver in this photo was sober!

Beat 1 (northeast Roseville)

Harding/Galleria, DUI: At 8:30 p.m. November 14, dispatch received calls from motorists reporting a suspected DUI driver on eastbound Pleasant Grove Blvd. near Washington Blvd An RPD community service officer spotted the car and flagged down a nearby CHP officer, who stopped the car on Roseville Parkway near Reserve Drive. Officers searched the car and recovered three firearms. Officers arrested the driver, a 19-year-old Antelope man, on suspicion of DUI and carrying concealed firearms in a vehicle. Thanks to the motorists who kept our roadways safe by calling 911 to report a hazardous driver, and to CHP for the timely assist. (2017-76650)

Harding/Galleria, vehicle burglaries: Between about 7 and 9 p.m. November 15, someone committed several “smash and grabs” on vehicles parked in restaurant parking lots on Roseville Parkway, Eureka Road and Gibson Drive. They broke vehicle windows and grabbed backpacks, suitcases and computer bags containing electronics, clothing, textbooks and other valuables. The thief (or thieves) dumped some of the stolen property on Conference Center Drive, including some items stolen from a car in Sacramento. Officers returned the recovered items to the victims. (2017-76898 & about 9 other vehicle burglary reports, one recovered property report)

Beat 2 (east Roseville)
Johnson Ranch, DUI collision: At 8:23 p.m. November 12, officers responded to a non-injury collision on Sierra College Blvd. at Douglas Blvd. The parties pulled off the roadway and had originally agreed to just exchange information, but then one of the drivers called police due to the other driver acting suspiciously. Officers arrived and ultimately arrested the other driver, a 35-year-old Rocklin woman, on suspicion of DUI. (2017-76209)

Maidu, burglary: Between 12:10 and 12:20 p.m. November 15, while the resident was away for a few minutes, a burglar went into a home in the 2300 block of Thistledown Drive through a rear window and stole jewelry. He was a white male between the ages of 25 and 35, with dark hair and a beard. He was driving a silver early 2000s Honda CRV.  See his surveillance photo below--if he looks familiar, email Officer Wanamaker.   (2017-76794) 
Surveillance photo of white male suspect

Maidu, burglary: Between 8 and 8:30 a.m. November 9, someone burglarized a home in the 1300 block of Meadow Vista Way while the resident was away. The burglar went into the back yard, entered the garage through a dog door, and then went into the house, rummaging around and stealing jewelry. (2017-75448)

Meadow Oaks, stolen car recovered: At 11:05 p.m. November 19, an officer was patrolling a grocery store parking lot at Sunrise Ave. and Cirby Way, and contacted a man who was acting suspiciously around a car in the lot. The officer recovered a loaded handgun and a car stolen from San Leandro. Officers arrested the 31-year-old Sacramento man on suspicion of vehicle theft, possession of a concealed firearm, possession of methamphetamine and other related charges. (2017-77709)

Lead Hill, medical assist: At 9:45 p.m. November 16, officers and Roseville Fire Department responded to a suspected drug overdose of a passenger inside a car in the 1600 block of Douglas Boulevard. The patient was unconscious and the keys were locked inside the car. Officers forced entry into the car so that paramedics could render aid and take the man to the hospital. (2017-76794)

Beat 3 (central Roseville south of the rail yard)
Hillcrest, burglary: At 3:13 a.m. November 19, officers responded to an alarm at a tire store on South Harding Boulevard, and confirmed that someone had broken a window and burglarized the store. (2017-77550)
Folsom Road, assault: At about 6 p.m. November 11, officers responded to a hotel in the 200 block of Harding Boulevard, and contacted a man who had a hand injury. They found out that several hours earlier, an acquaintance of the man had assaulted him with a knife in one of the hotel rooms. The victim declined medical attention.  Officers located the suspect, a 59-year-old Roseville man, at another location in Roseville and arrested him without incident on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and attempted murder. He was booked into the South Placer Jail.  (2017-75998)

Beat 4 (central Roseville north of the rail yard):
Roseville Heights, vehicle theft: Between 6:30 and 6:45 a.m. November 18, someone stole a white 1995 Chevy Tahoe two-door SUV from the 200 block of Ash Street. The Tahoe was loaded with clothing, tools and other personal property. (2017-77377)

Los Cerritos, DUI collision: At 2:13 a.m. November 20, officers and Roseville Fire personnel responded to a vehicle that had knocked down a few street signs and crashed into a residential garage on Washington Blvd. and Papaya Alley. Officers took the 18-year-old driver, a Roseville resident, to the hospital to get checked out, and then booked him into jail on suspicion of DUI and giving false information to a police officer. (2017-77726)

Beat 5 (north central Roseville)
Foothills-Junction, DUI: At 4:30 p.m. November 20, officers responded to a hit-and-run collision on Foothills Boulevard near Junction Boulevard. A woman driving a black Honda Accord had side-swiped another car and continued to drive erratically south on Foothills Blvd. As officers were responding, she was involved in a second crash on Cirby Way at Vernon Street. No one reported being injured. Officers arrested the 36-year-old Roseville woman on suspicion of DUI, hit and run, and resisting an executive officer. (2017-76835)

Pleasant Grove, disturbance, arrest: At 6:16 p.m. November 19, officers responded to a disturbance between a man and a woman in a parking lot at the corner of Foothills Boulevard and Pleasant Grove Boulevard. Officers contacted the man in a nearby drug store. They searched him and found burglar’s tools, drug paraphernalia and suspected stolen property. Officers arrested the 36-year-old Sacramento man on suspicion of domestic battery, possession of burglar’s tools and possession of drug paraphernalia. (2017-77675)

Stanford Crossing, DUI collision: At 6:46 p.m. November 12, officers responded to a collision on Highland Park Drive at Central Park Drive, and found an unattended sedan parked in a lane of traffic. The car was damaged and looked like it had collided with a tree. A witness said the driver had also nearly collided with another vehicle. The sedan driver returned to the scene and contacted officers. Officers arrested the 23-year-old Roseville man on suspicion of DUI and hit and run causing property damage. (2017-76405)

Industrial, garage burglary and auto theft: Between 11 a.m. November 11 and 5:40 p.m. the next day, someone went through an unlocked side door into a garage in the 1500 block of Blue Beaver Drive. The burglar(s) stole tools and other small items, and drove away in an SUV parked inside, using a spare key left inside the vehicle. On November 13, passers-by found the stolen SUV submerged in the creek near Hayden Parkway and Blue Oaks Drive. (2017-76191)

Industrial, DUI: At 10:45 p.m. November 19, officers responded to a report of people causing a disturbance and trying to start fights in a parking lot on Freedom Way. As officers arrived, one of the involved drivers peeled out close to a group of pedestrians. Officers stopped and arrested the 24-year-old Citrus Heights man on suspicion of DUI and reckless driving. (2017-77708)

Beat 6 (west Roseville)
Woodcreek, burglary: Between 2:30 and 7:20 a.m. November 11, someone went into a garage that had been accidentally left open in the 1400 block of Raeburn Way, rifled through a car parked inside and took small items. (2017-76304)

Woodcreek, weapons incident:  On the morning of November 16, Roseville officers and Woodcreek High School officials investigated reports from students about a fellow student seen with a gun on campus. School officials immediately located, detained and searched the student, and no gun was found. The investigation led officers to conduct a thorough search of the wetlands area behind the campus, with help from Roseville firefighters and CSI staff. A Roseville firefighter found a loaded handgun submerged in water. Officers arrested the student and took him to Juvenile Hall on weapons charges. (2017-76996)

Woodcreek, suspicious person: At 9:38 p.m. November 19, officers responded to a single call about a man wearing a red hoodie and waving an object in the air at the corner of Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard and Trailee Court. Numerous officers responded and checked the area, but couldn’t find the suspicious man. They talked to several witnesses in the area, but none of them had seen the man. (2017-77693)

Quail Glen, traffic stop, arrest: At 3:15 p.m. November 18, an officer stopped a car at the corner of Canevari Drive and Longfellow Circle, and contacted the five occupants—a male adult driver and four juveniles. After investigating, the officer arrested the 20-year-old driver, a North Highlands resident, on suspicion of furnishing marijuana to minors, possessing a replica firearm that had been altered to look like a real one, contributing to the delinquency of minors, possession of illegal fireworks and destroying evidence. Officers released the juvenile passengers to their parents. (2017-77459)

Junction West, vehicle theft: Overnight November 16/17, someone rummaged through an unlocked pickup in the 1700 block of Glastonbury Circle, taking a spare key. They then used the key to steal the victim’s other vehicle, an older gray BMW sedan. (2017-77179)

Note: This is a digest of selected crime reports and police activity, not a complete list. Some incidents might not be listed, to protect the privacy of confidential victims, or to avoid endangering an ongoing investigation. For a more complete list of non-confidential crimes reported to the Roseville Police Department in your neighborhood, visit www.crimemapping.com

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