Police Digest, February 27, 2018

Updated February 27, 2018
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Beat 1 (northeast Roseville)
Galleria-Harding, garage burglary: Between February 8 and 14, someone forced entry into an apartment garage at 701 Gibson Drive and stole lawn maintenance equipment. (2018-9934)

East Roseville Parkway, assault: At 3:05 p.m. February 15, officers responded to an assault in progress in the 2000 block of Taylor Road. Witnesses saw a man stab a woman in her lower arm, and run away. The woman was taken to the hospital by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries. Officers searched the area with the help of neighboring agencies, and found the suspect hiding in some bushes. Officers found out that the victim and suspect were traveling through the area in a car when they got into an argument, which escalated to the man allegedly assaulting the woman with a knife. Officers arrested the 33-year-old man from San Leandro on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and domestic violence assault. (2018-9907)

East Roseville Parkway, burglary: At 4:35 a.m. February 16, officers responded to an alarm at a restaurant in the 1800 block of Taylor Road, and found a broken door. It appeared that a burglar had broken the door and then left when the alarm sounded. (2018-10431)

Creekside, garage burglary: Overnight February 19/20, someone stole a catalytic converter (a spare part, not attached to a vehicle) and other items from an apartment garage at 1298 Antelope Creek Drive. There was no sign of forced entry. (2018-10928)

Creekside, disturbance: At 3:35 a.m. February 25, officers responded to a disturbance involving several people inside a hotel room in the 400 block of Creekside Ridge Court. Officers helped settle the disturbance. No one wanted to press charges, and all involved were in the process of leaving, when one of them elbowed an officer in the chest and chin. Officers arrested the 22-year-old San Rafael woman on suspicion of assault on an officer. (2018-11914)

Beat 2 (east Roseville) 
Nothing of general interest this time.

Beat 3 (central Roseville south of the rail yard)
Cresthaven, vehicle burglary: At about 1 a.m. February 26, officers responded to suspicious circumstances on Stavros Court—a resident heard noises and saw a black SUV driving past. When officers arrived, they contacted two people sitting in a black SUV, and saw another car parked on the court with shattered windows. They found items in the SUV that had been stolen from the other car. The officers arrested a 24-year-old Rancho Cordova woman (someone the victims knew) and a 27-year-old Citrus Heights woman on suspicion of burglary and conspiracy. (2018-12108)

Folsom Road, attempted robbery: At 5:10 p.m. February 22, officers responded to an attempted purse-snatching on Vernon Street near Lincoln Street. A man approached a woman and asked her for money. She gave him a dollar and tried to walk away, but the man grabbed and pulled on her purse. The woman held on to her purse, went inside a business and called police. Officers searched the area and detained a man matching the description in the 100 block of Pacific Street.  Officers arrested the 53-year-old homeless man from the Roseville area on suspicion of attempted robbery and violation of probation. He’s currently in custody in the South Placer Jail. (2018-11445)

Beat 4 (central Roseville north of the rail yard) 
Enwood, threat: At 9:23 a.m. February 23, officers responded to Adelante High School due to a note that implied there was a threat to the campus. School officials placed Adelante on lockdown, and had nearby Roseville High School shelter in place. Officers conducted a thorough search and did not find any weapons. Officers remained on scene at Adelante through the end of the school day to ensure safety. (2018-11539)

Roseville Heights, warrant arrest: At 10:49 a.m. February 24, an officer was patrolling near Oakland Avenue and Fig Street, and saw a man whom the officer knew had a warrant. He told the man to stop, but the man ran away, jumping over fences and running through the neighborhood. Officers surrounded the area and searched with the help of a Rocklin Police K9 and CHP’s helicopter. At about 11:30 a.m., they located the man on Circuit Drive and took him into custody without further incident. The 31-year-old Roseville man was arrested on a Placer County bench warrant for domestic violence, and on suspicion of delaying officers. (2018-11755)

Kaseberg-Kingswood, burglary: At 3:52 p.m. February 23, officers responded to the 600 block of Copper Way, where a man had been seen going through a side-gate into a neighbor’s backyard. The resident checked her garage and saw the stranger inside, rummaging through her car. He ran away. Officers contacted a man matching the description of the suspect at the corner of Junction Boulevard and Kingswood Drive. They arrested the 20-year-old Roseville man on suspicion of burglary and violating his probation. (2018-11616)

Beat 5 (north central Roseville)
Foothills-Junction, burglary: At about 1:30 p.m. February 23, a man forced his way into a home in the 2200 block of Longview Drive while the residents were home. He looked around, asked for someone the residents didn’t know, and then left. Nothing was taken and no one reported being hurt. The suspect was described as a black male, age 25 to 27, around 5’8” tall with a stocky build. He was wearing an orange mesh vest over a black long-sleeved shirt and dark pants. He left in a waiting white compact car, similar to a Chevy Cruse. The incident is under investigation. (2018-11592)

Foothills-Junction, DUI arrest: At 1:50 a.m. February 23, officers responded to a report of a drunk driver in a blue Chevy pickup on Taylor Road. While officers were checking Taylor Road, an officer across town spotted the suspect pickup being driven north on Brady Lane. Officers tried to stop the driver on Baseline Road, but he didn’t stop and led officers on a short pursuit, swerving across the roadway. The pickup stopped on Foxhollow Way when the passenger grabbed the keys, got out and ran to officers. Officers took the driver into custody without further incident. The 41-year-old local homeless man was arrested on suspicion of DUI, kidnapping and false imprisonment (not letting his passenger out of the vehicle when she wanted to get out), domestic violence assault and evading officers. He’s currently in custody in the South Placer Jail. (2018-11503)

Pleasant Grove, burglary: At 11:07 p.m. February 19, officers responded to an alarm at a deli in the 7400 block of Foothills Blvd., and found the window smashed. Cash was taken. (2018-10805)

Diamond Oaks, stolen vehicle recovered: At about 5:10 a.m. February 26, someone stole a pickup and attached trailer from Aspen Court. Roseville officers and detectives from RATTF (Placer County Auto Theft Task Force) responded to investigate. They contacted two suspects in the area, and arrested a 26-year-old Rio Linda man and a 31-year-old Antelope man on suspicion of possessing a stolen vehicle, conspiracy and other related charges. The detectives found the stolen pickup in Sacramento County and returned it to the victim. The stolen utility trailer is still missing. (2018-12119)

Highland Reserve, drugs & identity theft: At 10:01 p.m. February 17, officers made a traffic stop on a speeding vehicle in the 900 block of Pleasant Grove Blvd. The passenger initially gave officers a false name, but they found out her real name, and that both she and the driver had outstanding warrants. Officers searched and found methamphetamine and heroin, as well as suspected stolen checkbooks, ID and bank cards belonging to other people. The 33-year-old woman and 35-year-old man, both from Mountain View, were arrested on various charges. (2018-10376)

Highland Reserve, injury traffic collision: At 7:37 p.m. February 21, Roseville Fire and officers responded to a major traffic collision with five vehicles involved at the intersection of Pleasant Grove Blvd. and Roseville Parkway.  They found out that a man driving a blue Chevy pickup had gotten into a minor collision at Roseville Parkway and Chase Drive and fled the scene, then collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Roseville Parkway and Pleasant Grove Blvd. The impact set off a chain-reaction collision with other vehicles waiting at the light. Four people, including the Chevy pickup driver and his passenger were taken to the hospital by ambulance with non-life-threatening injuries. Officers forwarded charges to the DA’s Office against the Chevy driver for hit and run and other violations. (2018-11269, 11286)

Industrial, arrests: At 9:16 p.m. February 24, an officer stopped a car on Blue Oaks Blvd. at Alantown Drive and contacted the three occupants. His investigation led to a search, which produced methamphetamine and evidence of identity theft, including checks, ID and financial information belonging to several victims from throughout the greater Sacramento region. A 33-year-old man from Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of possessing personal identification information of ten or more victims, and possession of drug paraphernalia. A 19-year-old Sacramento man was arrested on a Sacramento County warrant. Officers also cited a 30-year-old Roseville woman for driving without a license, and possession of methamphetamine and paraphernalia. (2018-11870)

Stanford, burglary: Between 7:20 and 8:30 p.m. February 16, someone went into a home in the 6700 block of Iron Crest Drive while the resident was out, and stole small valuable items. It looked like entry was made through the backyard and a rear slider. (2018-10176)

Stanford, theft: At 4 a.m. February 25, officers responded to a report of a man sitting inside an unlocked car in the 6600 block of Rose Bridge Drive. Officers detained a suspect in the area, and returned some stolen property to a victim. The theft victim did not want to press charges, but the suspect’s information is being forwarded to the District Attorney’s office in connection with him allegedly rummaging inside a few other unlocked vehicles in the area. (2018-11918)

Stanford Crossing, theft, arrest made: At about 2:30 p.m. February 18, witnesses saw a man taking a purse from a shopping cart in a store in the 6700 block of Stanford Ranch Road. The victim had put her purse in the cart and turned her back on it for a few minutes while she was looking at merchandise. Alert employees followed the suspect and detained him until police arrived. Officers arrested a 34-year-old Auburn man on suspicion of grand theft, and returned the purse to the victim. (2018-10512)

Beat 6 (west Roseville)
Junction West, garage burglary: Overnight February 17-February 18, someone went into a garage that had been accidentally left open in the 1800 block of Flint Street, rummaged through the vehicles parked inside and stole numerous items, including electronics, a backpack and a wallet. Some of the victims’ stolen property was found scattered around the neighborhood. (2018-10448)

Junction West, grand theft: Overnight February 17-February 18, someone went into an unlocked car in the 1800 block of Malachite Way and stole electronics. (2018-10447)

West Park, thefts from unlocked vehicles: At around 3 a.m. February 18, three people were seen on various home video surveillance systems walking around trying car doors and rummaging through the ones they found unlocked. The surveillance videos showed three individuals wearing hoodies pulled up over their heads. They stole items including cash, a backpack containing college textbooks, a wallet, a drone, lottery tickets, gift cards and credit cards. Thefts and/or suspicious activity were reported on Kirkhill Drive, Everley Circle, Porthill Lane, Goodstone Way, Lockton Drive, Leighton Court and Barbook Court. (2018-10473, 2018-10479, 10481, 10490, 10491, 10499, 10500, 10505, 10533, 10553)

Fiddyment Farms, trespassing: At 11 p.m. February 17, officers responded to a disturbance in the 2000 block of Cattledrive Way. A man the residents knew was kicking the front door and yelling. After officers arrived the man refused to leave and continued to create a disturbance. Officers arrested the 34-year-old Roseville man on a citizen’s complaint for trespassing and disturbing the peace, and on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine. (2018-10391)

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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