Police Digest, May 2, 2018

Updated May 02, 2018
The drug take-back drop off site at Roseville High, April 28, 2018
Thanks to all our volunteers for staffing Roseville's three drop-off spots for the Drug Take-Back event on April 28, and thanks to those of you who dropped your expired and unneeded medications off for safe disposal! Thanks to all of you, we collected a whopping 2,729 pounds of unneeded medications, getting them out of our homes and keeping them out of our water supply.

Words to the wise: Backpacks continue to be a hot item for car burglars, especially in our restaurant and retail area parking lots. Thieves know that backpacks often contain wallets, laptops and other valuable items. Never leave backpacks, briefcases or laptop bags visible in your parked car. Even if they contain low-value items, thieves don't know that--they'll break your car window to find out. Your best option is to take them with you.  If you must leave them behind, hide them in your trunk or covered cargo compartment before you get to your destination. 

Beat 1 (northeast Roseville)
Galleria-Harding, DUI: At 10:06 p.m. April 23, officers responded to a single vehicle collision on Roseville Parkway at Gibson Drive. The driver of a red Chevy sedan had crashed into a tree in the center median. Officers arrested the 24-year-old Roseville woman on suspicion of DUI. (2018-24602)

Beat 2 (east Roseville) 
South Cirby, burglary: On the afternoon of April 22, a resident of the 1800 block of Ridgeview Drive returned home from vacation and found that someone had forced entry through their front door and ransacked their house, taking valuable items. Officers secured the front door and canvassed the neighborhood. They found out that a couple of neighbors heard loud noises and/or saw activity in the house at about 9:30 p.m. April 21, but didn't think anything of it, as they assumed the resident had returned home. The officer took a report and arranged for CSI to respond and examine the home for clues. (2018-24311)

South Cirby, DUI collision: At 4:52 a.m. April 28, officers and Roseville Fire responded to a single vehicle rollover at South Cirby Way and Rocky Ridge Drive. The driver had lost control of his Toyota Camry and rolled it over, damaging two electrical boxes at the intersection. Officers took the driver to the hospital to be checked out and then arrested the 27-year-old Citrus Heights man on suspicion of DUI, bringing a controlled substance (methamphetamine) into the jail, and possessing a controlled substance while armed with a firearm. (2018-25626)

South Cirby, DUI collision: At 3:14 a.m. April 29, officers responded to a single-vehicle collision on Sheridan Avenue at Vista Creek. Witnesses had seen a dark colored Ford Focus doing donuts on the street before running into the curb, deploying both air bags. The passenger had a facial injury. Officers arrested the driver, a 25-year-old Rocklin resident, on suspicion of DUI causing injury. The adult passenger was also intoxicated and was checked out at the hospital and then taken to detox. (2018-25821)

South Cirby, burglary: Between April 27 and April 29, while the residents were out of town, someone forced entry through the front door of a home in the 1800 block of Hidden Hills Drive, ransacked the house and stole valuables. (2018-25820)

Lead Hill, DUI collision: At 1:44 a.m. April 20, officers and Roseville Fire responded to a single vehicle traffic collision in the 300 block of North Sunrise Avenue. A driver had crashed his car into the landscaping in front of a tire store. The car and the landscaping caught on fire, close to the nearby building. Roseville firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze.  Officers arrested the driver, a 24-year-old Newcastle man, on suspicion of DUI and violation of probation. (2018-23776)

Lead Hill, shoplifting: At 2:30 p.m. April 21, officers responded to a shoplifting incident that had just happened at a store in the 1400 block of Lead Hill Blvd. Per employees, two people left the store with a shopping cart full of items they hadn’t paid for, presented a fraudulent receipt to an employee outside, and drove away. Officers checked the freeway, spotted the suspects’ vehicle on westbound I-80, and stopped them on Madison Avenue. They recovered stolen merchandise as well as equipment and supplies for printing cash register receipts. A 34-year-old woman and a 48-year-old woman, both from Sacramento, were arrested on suspicion of shoplifting, conspiracy, possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia. (2018-24115)

Lead Hill, DUI: At 10:08 p.m. April 23, a concerned  motorist called 911 to report a suspected drunk driver. The witness reported seeing a silver GMC SUV cross over the center median and drive in the opposing lane of traffic on East Roseville Parkway near Douglas Blvd.  The witness followed the SUV at a safe distance and kept dispatch updated on the location. Officers contacted the GMC driver in a parking lot in the 1500 block of Eureka Road, and arrested the 67-year-old man from Mokelumne Hill, CA on suspicion of DUI. (2018-24603)

Beat 3 (central Roseville south of the rail yard)
Cirbyside, burglary: Overnight April 27/28, someone pried the back door of a sandwich shop in the 900 block of Sunrise Avenue and tried to pry the safe. Nothing appeared to have been taken. (2018-25658)

Cirbyside, attempted burglary: At 10 a.m. April 30, officers responded to a home in the 1100 block of Kris Way to a report of a stranger trying to open the front door. A witness gave officers a description of the suspect’s car.  An officer spotted and stopped the suspect in the car on Sunrise Avenue and Twin Oaks Avenue. Officers found the suspect to be in possession of methamphetamine and cocaine, and they also found out that the car he was driving had been stolen from Buena Park. Officers arrested the 29-year-old Redding man on suspicion of attempted burglary, vehicle theft, driving under the influence of drugs, possession and transportation of drugs for sale, and other related charges. They took him to the South Placer Jail. (2018-26058)

Cresthaven, theft: At about 2 a.m. April 20, someone went through a car dealership lot in the 700 block of Riverside Avenue and stole several batteries, radios and other items from cars parked in the lot. (2018-23874)

Theiles Manor, drug and other arrests: At 2:52 a.m. April 28, an officer checked a suspicious car in the 300 block of Windsor Drive. One of the people in the car, a 28-year-old Roseville man, was wanted in connection with an unrelated Roseville PD identity theft case from December, 2017, and was arrested. The officers’ investigation led them to conduct a probation search on a home in the 300 block of Windsor. They found methamphetamine, cocaine and prescription drugs, and evidence of drug sales. The resident, a 32-year-old Roseville woman, was arrested on suspicion of possession of methamphetamine and narcotic drugs for sale and keeping a place to sell drugs. (2018-25618, 2017-82013)

Folsom Road, assault: At 9:25 a.m. April 20, officers responded to a disturbance in an office in the 300 block of Harding Blvd. A man had allegedly called his ex-girlfriend and threatened to kill her and her family. He then went to her location on Harding Blvd., allegedly pushed her and another person who was trying to intervene, and dragged her out of the building. Responding officers detained him without incident and arrested the 39-year-old Antelope man on suspicion of battery against the two victims, making criminal threats and kidnapping (dragging one of the victims). (2018-23815)

Beat 4 (central Roseville north of the rail yard) 
Roseville Heights, robbery: At 7:30 p.m. April 26, a man was sitting on the bottom of the stairs by the Washington Underpass and Pacific Street, when another man confronted him and demanded his sunglasses. The suspect reportedly kicked the man in the head, causing him to fall, and took his sunglasses. The victim was taken to the hospital by ambulance for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Officers located the suspect at the bus stop on Vernon Street and arrested the 57-year-old Roseville man on suspicion of robbery. (2018-25348)

Beat 5 (north central Roseville)
Pleasant Grove, burglary: Overnight April 26/27, someone smashed the glass door of a restaurant in the 7400 block of Foothills Blvd. and stole computer equipment. (2018-25414)

Stanford, burglary: At about 1 a.m. April 25, someone forced entry into the gardening section of a home improvement store in the 10000 block of Fairway Drive, and stole merchandise. (2018-25009)

Stanford, vehicle burglaries: Between 5:50 and 8:15 p.m. April 27, and again between 3 and 4 p.m. April 29, someone smashed the window of a vehicle in a church parking lot in the 6400 block of Stanford Ranch Road and took a purse, a wallet and tools that were visible inside the passenger compartments. The victims’ bank cards were soon used at nearby stores to make fraudulent purchases. (2018-25923, 25594)

Stanford, assault: At 5:03 p.m. April 29, officers responded to a fight between a man and a woman in a parking lot in the 10000 block of Fairway Drive. Both people had visible injuries, but didn’t need medical care at the scene. Both were 21 year old and from the local area, and were both arrested on suspicion of domestic violence assault. (2018-25922)

Beat 6 (west Roseville)
Woodcreek, burglary: At 8:52 a.m. May 2, officers responded to an interrupted burglary of an occupied apartment at 1098 Woodcreek Oaks Blvd. Witnesses saw a suspect jump over the back patio and leave in a blue sedan. Items had been disturbed inside the apartment, and small items taken. Officers spotted the suspect car on Junction Boulevard, and the driver fled, running a red light and crashing into electrical equipment on Revere Drive near Badovinac Drive and causing a short-term power outage in the area. The suspect ran away on foot into the neighborhood. Officers surrounded the area and searched for the suspect, but weren’t able to locate him at this time. Officers have identified him as a local juvenile, and will continue their efforts to locate and arrest him. (Case # 2018-26475)

Quail Glen, outside agency assist: At 7 p.m. April 20, officers checked Ludlow Drive for a suspect in an assault with a deadly weapon/criminal threats case that happened in Citrus Heights. Officers spotted the suspect and his vehicle on Ludlow Drive, and attempted to arrest him. He didn't comply with officers’ commands, but was detained after a struggle. Citrus Heights Police Department officers took custody of the 27-year-old Citrus Heights man and booked him into the Sacramento County Jail in connection with their case. Roseville officers are forwarding a report to the Placer County District Attorney recommending local charges for resisting officers and possession of drug paraphernalia. (2018-23678)

Quail Glen, suspicious circumstances: At 9:50 p.m. April 26, officers responded to Verbena Court, to calls about a male teenager banging on someone’s door saying that someone was chasing him, and another one looking in windows. Officers checked the surrounding area, but weren’t able to locate the teens. (2018-25360)

Westpark, garage burglary: Between 2 and 4:30 p.m. April 24, someone entered an open garage in the 4000 block of Jerome Way and stole a motorcycle helmet. (2018-24801)

Fiddyment Farms, robbery: At around 1 or 2 a.m. April 29, a teenage boy was waiting at Norm Fratis Park on Corin Drive after leaving a party, and a group of male juveniles he didn’t know assaulted him and robbed him of his shoes and other property. There had been a teenage party in the neighborhood, news about spread on social media, and large numbers of uninvited guests showed up. Officers investigated and recovered the victim’s shoes from one of the party attendees, but didn’t find the victim’s other stolen property. They arrested a 15-year-old boy on suspicion of possessing stolen property and giving officers a false name. (2018-25857)

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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