Police Digest, May 17, 2018

Updated May 17, 2018
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Beat 1 (northeast Roseville)
Taylor Road/Galleria Blvd/Creekside: We are having a lot of smash-and-grab vehicle burglaries in our hotel and restaurant areas, where thieves look for backpacks, laptop bags, work equipment and other valuable items left in sight in the vehicles, smash the vehicle windows and take them. Please don’t leave valuables visible in your vehicles! Even a student’s backpack full of school supplies is intriguing enough that a thief will smash the window and take it. Leave your valuables at home, take them inside with you, or hide them in the trunk or covered cargo area BEFORE you get to your destination.

Stoneridge, stolen and found vehicle: At 4 a.m. May 11, officers responded to a car off the road on Roseville Parkway near Gibson Drive. They found a 1997 Honda Civic sedan off the road, keys in the ignition and vehicle running, and no one around. They contacted the registered owner and found out the car had been stolen from the 1400 block of Rose Glen Drive. It was returned to the owner. (2018-28491)

Beat 2 (east Roseville) 
Johnson Ranch, theft: Between 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. May 14, someone stole an expensive designer purse, wallet and credit cards from an unlocked car at Lockridge Park, 2601 Eureka Rd.  (2018-29202)

Lead Hill, robbery: At 1:52 p.m. May 14, First Bank, 1625 Douglas Blvd., was robbed. The robber presented a note, took cash and left on foot. No weapon was seen. Witnesses described him as a thin white or Hispanic male, 20-30 years old, 5’11” to 6’1” tall, wearing a black ball cap, gray hooded sweatshirt and black jeans. (2018-29152)

Beat 3 (central Roseville south of the rail yard)
Cresthaven, stolen vehicle recovered: At 11:52 p.m. May 10, an officer checked on a suspicious car parked in the 500 block of Cirby Way, and found out it had been reported stolen from Stockton. At that point both the occupants ran away. Officers quickly chased down one of the suspects, a 38-year-old Stockton man, and arrested him on suspicion of vehicle theft, delaying officers and outstanding warrants. Officers are forwarding charges on the other suspect. (2018-28477)

Cresthaven, vehicle theft: Overnight May 10/11, someone stole a tan 1997 Honda Accord with a primer fender from the apartment complex lot at 425 Cirby Way. (2018-28500)

Tip: Who steals 20-year-old cars? Car thieves often target older sedans, because they’re quick and easy to steal. If you depend on one of these good old cars for transportation, park it inside the garage if possible, and protect it with a highly visible auto theft deterrent, like a “Club”-type steering wheel lock. Thieves looking for a quick and easy ride will give your car a pass.

Theiles Manor, DUI collision: At 4:30 p.m. May 10, officers responded to the area of Riverside Avenue and 5th Street, to a motorcyclist who had driven over a curb and crashed into a fence. They arrested the rider, a 58-year-old Citrus Heights man, on suspicion of operating his motorcycle under the influence of drugs. (2018-28408)

Cherry Glen, disturbance: At 3:30 p.m. May 13, officers responded to calls about a man and woman involved in a disturbance on Willow Avenue at Bonita Street. They found that a woman had been physically assaulted, pushed out of and struck by a car. She was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Officers arrested a 48-year-old Roseville man on suspicion of domestic violence assault, assault with a deadly weapon (the car) and other related charges. (2018-28964)

Hillcrest, robbery: At 4:48 p.m. May 15, officers responded to a disturbance in a gas station parking lot in the 1000 block of Douglas Blvd. Two men who knew each other got into an argument, and one assaulted the other and left with the victim’s large red camping-style backpack and sleeping bag. Officers took the victim to the hospital for treatment of facial injuries, and then arrested him for three outstanding warrants.  They will continue follow-up to locate the suspect. (2018-29375)

Folsom Road, drug arrests: At 8:00 p.m. May 13, an officer responded to check on a car parked in Roseville Square. A witness reported women sleeping in the car, and suspected drug activity. Officers arrested two Orangevale women, ages 23 and 28, on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. (2018-28998)

Beat 4 (central Roseville north of the rail yard) 
Roseville Heights, warrant arrest: At 5:20 p.m. May 13, officers responded to a call about a camp set up behind the 300 block of Main Street. One of the campers, a 44-year-old Auburn woman, had outstanding warrants and was arrested. (2018-28971)

Roseville Heights, theft: At 3:11 a.m. May 14, two men (no further description) unbolted a Honda generator from a truck in the 1100 block of Elm Street and stole it. They left in an older white pickup. (2018-29207)

Beat 5 (north central Roseville)
Diamond Oaks, disturbance: At 9:21 a.m. May 11, officers responded to Diamond Oaks Road near the golf course for a man walking in traffic and yelling. Officers contacted the man and had him taken to the hospital for a medical issue. (2018-28520)

Highland Reserve, assault with a weapon: At 8:47 p.m. May 11, officers responded to a reported stabbing in a parking lot at 900 Pleasant Grove Blvd. People who knew each other got into an altercation inside a parked vehicle, and one of them was stabbed. The suspect got out of the car and ran away.  The victim went by private transport to a hospital in Sacramento for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Officers found the suspect walking along State Route 65, and booked the 46-year-old Marysville man on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and an outstanding warrant. (2018-28650)

Highland Reserve, drug arrest: At 2:49 a.m. May 13, an officer was doing a routine patrol check of a store parking lot in the 900 block of Pleasant Grove Blvd., and a witness flagged him down and pointed out a suspected shoplifter with an armload of merchandise leaving the store. The officer contacted the suspect and arrested the 31-year-old Carmichael man on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, and an outstanding warrant for shoplifting. The officer returned the stolen merchandise to the store. He also contacted a second person in the lot, a 41-year-old Citrus Heights man, and arrested him for outstanding warrants as well. (2018-28885, 28888)

Beat 6 (west Roseville)
Sun City, theft: Between 12:15 and 12:45 p.m. May 13, a golfer left his golf clubs outside the Sierra Pines Golf Course on Whistlestop Way while he went inside. When he came back out, his bag of clubs had been stolen from his golf cart. (2018-28957)

Junction West, identity theft arrest: At 1:40 a.m. May 10, an officer responded to a report of a suspicious car parked on Westlake Drive near Fiddyment Road with its hood up and trunk open. The driver sleeping inside with drug paraphernalia next to him. A search produced identification, credit cards and other suspected stolen property belonging to more than ten victims from the Sacramento region, including victims of residential burglaries and vehicle burglaries. Officers arrested the 46-year-old Sacramento man on suspicion of possessing the identification of more than ten victims with intent to defraud, forgery, possession of methamphetamine and paraphernalia, and giving officers a false name (2018-28243)

Fiddyment Farms, construction burglaries: Between May 10 and 14, someone went into two homes under construction in the 7000 block of Saybrook Way, and stole construction materials, appliances and other items. If you live near a construction area and you see suspicious activity after hours, please give us a call right away. (2018-29065, 29074, 29080)

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 http://www.crimemapping.com

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