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May 7, 2014

 


 

News & Events

Coming up this weekend--drive-up community shredding and E-waste recycling day will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 10, at Mahany Park by the Roseville Utility Exploration Center, 1501 Pleasant Grove Boulevard.   Bring your e-waste (old computers, printers, phones etc.) for free recycling, and up to three file boxes of secure documents to be shredded for free.  We highly recommend shredding your financial and other personal documents rather than just throwing them away.

Senior telephone reassurance program: Our police volunteers are offering a new free and, voluntary senior telephone reassurance program, where they'll regularly call and check on disabled or housebound senior citizens. For more information, visit our website.

Online property room: If you've been the victim of theft or burglary and never got your stuff back, visit our online property room, and see if anything looks familiar. For more information, visit our website.

 

Police Beat 1
Northeast Roseville

Nothing of general interest this time.

Police Beat 2
East Roseville

South Cirby, shots heard: Around 4 a.m. April 30, officers checked neighborhoods around South Cirby Way and Old Auburn Road due to several calls from residents who heard gunshots. Officers never found the suorce of the shots, and no damages or injuries were reported.

Meadow Oaks, drug arrest: Officers investigated suspected drug activity at a house in the 800 block of Cottonwood Drive and, on the evening of May 3, served a search warrant at the house. They found evidence of marijuana sales as well as firearms and ammunition. The 40-year-old male resident was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of firearms, possessing marijuana for sale, and other related charges.

Sierra Gardens, burglary: Between April 30 and May 4, someone stole tools from an unlocked backyard shed in the 1600 block of Cindy Circle.

Sierra Gardens, robbery: At 2:03 a.m. May 7, a man walking home in the area of Santa Clara Drive and Jordan Drive was confronted by two males wearing hoodies, with their face covered. They pointed a handgun at him and robbed him of his cash and phone, then drove away in a small dark colored car.

Police Beat 3
Central Roseville, south of the tracks

Cirbyside, burglary: At 12:30 p.m. April 28, a resident of the 800 block of Cirby Way returned home and heard noises, then saw two people she didn't know fleeing from her house. They were described as an Hispanic woman in her early 20s, 5'3" tall with a thin build, wearing a dark hoodie and skinny jeans; and an Hispanic male in his early 20s, wearing a dark hoodie and jeans. Sunglasses and other small items were taken.

Cresthaven, drug arrests: On the afternoon of April 25, Roseville's Vice and Narcotic Enforcement Team (VNET) served a search warrant at a home in the 400 block of Dawnridge Road, due to reports of heroin being sold from the house. They found evidence of drug use and sales, including heroin, marijuana, prescription pills and methamphetamine. Twelve people either living in or stopping by the house for suspected drug transactions were arrested on a variety of drug charges.

Cresthaven, drug arrests: At 1:43 p.m. May 4, an officer stopped a car on Riverside Avenue near Cirby. All four of the men in the vehicle, including the driver (men in their 20s from Roseville, Citrus Heights and Sacramento) were on probation and were arrested on suspicion of possessing drug paraphernalia and probation violation. The 22-year-old driver was also cited for reckless driving.

Hillcrest, car thieves chased away: At about 3:50 p.m. May 1, two men tried to steal a car parked in a service station parking lot at Douglas Boulevard and Keehner Drive. The car had been parked, unoccupied, with its window rolled down and keys in the ignition. The car's owner saw the men inside his car, dove through the window and was able to pull the keys from the ignition, and struggled with the two suspected car thieves. The car rolled forward until came to rest against the concrete barrier around one of the gas pumps. Both suspects, males in their 20s or 30s with varied descriptions, got out of the car and ran northbound in Keehner Avenue into a residential neighborhood, triggering a brief lockdown of after-school programs at Cirby Elementary. Officers searched the area but weren't able to find the suspects.

Hillcrest, burglary: At 4:50 a.m. May 3, someone broke the window of a tire business in the 100 block of South Harding Blvd., and took the cash drawer with a small amount of cash.

Folsom Road, drug arrest: At 11:42 p.m. April 29, an officer checked on a motorcycle rider in a hotel parking lot in the 200 block of Harding Boulevard. The man fled on foot, but the officer chased him down and detained him nearby. The 30-year-old Auburn man was arrested on suspicion of selling methamphetamine to occupants of one of the hotel rooms, and violation of probation. The people suspected of buying the meth weren't located.

Folsom Road, drug arrests: Early in the morning of May 6, officers conducted a probation search of a house in the 800 block of Shearer Street. They found a large amount of stolen financial information (checks, ID cards, account numbers and other information used in identity theft), counterfeit currency and drugs. Four people were arrested.

Police Beat 4
Central Roseville, north of the tracks

Vineyard, DUI, drug arrest: At 5:37 p.m. April 28, officers responded to reports of a man banging on business doors in the 1500 block of Vineyard, acting disoriented. They arrested a 25-year-old Folsom man on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, possessing heroin and methamphetamine, and other related charges.

Police Beat 5
North Central Roseville

Foothills-Junction, drug arrest: At 11:31 May 4, officers checked an occupied suspicious car parked in the area of Hurlston Way and Dunsford Way. The driver, a 19-year-old Roseville man, was arrested on suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale.

Foothills-Junction, burglary: Between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. May 3, someone stole a video game controller and a laptop computer from a home in the 1300 block of Foxhollow Way. Entry was possibly through a window.

Pleasant Grove, theft: At about 10:20 a.m. May 3, a man left his golf bag outside a restroom at Woodcreek Oaks Golf Course. When he returned a few minutes later, it was gone. A witness saw a white male in his 30s, possibly with red hair and wearing a white hat and yellow shirt, take the bag. He drove away in a gray 2005 or 2006 Dodge Durango.

Stanford, stolen gun recovered: At 10 a.m. May 3, officers checked a suspicious vehicle in a parking lot on Fairway Dr. near Pleasant Grove Blvd., finding a handgun that had been stolen from Sacramento County, ammunition and drug paraphernalia. Officers arrested the driver, a 17-year-old boy from Elverta.

Police Beat 6
West Roseville

Woodcreek, burglary: Between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. April 29, someone went into a home in the 2100 block of Beckenham Way through an open window, and stole a video game console, laptop computers and a camera.

Quail Glen, theft: At about 4:30 May 4, an expensive unlocked mountain bike was stolen from in front of a grocery store in the 9000 block of Woodcreek Oaks Boulevard. The next afternoon, an officer investigating the theft spotted a group of teenage males in the same area, one riding the stolen bike. The boys ran away along the bike trail, and officers caught up with them and detained them. Two 14-year-old males were arrested on suspicion of theft and delaying officers, booked and released to their parents. Officers returned the bike to its owner.


Got  a Crime Tip?

Do you have a crime tip about any of these crimes, or any other unsolved Roseville crime? Call us!  Email us! Text us! We don't need to know who you are. 

You can submit a crime tip online by visiting the Roseville Police Department's website at www.roseville.ca.us/police and selecting "Submit a Tip" from the menu on the left.  You'll be redirected to TipSoft's website.  Wireless phone users can text a tip to 274637 ("CRIMES").  Start your tip with the word "ROSEVILLE". 

You can also call Roseville Crime Stoppers at 916-783-STOP with information about crimes.

Alarm Permit Renewals

Have you received a notice from the Roseville False Alarm Reduction Program to renew your burglar alarm or pay an excessive false alarm fee, asking you to send payments to P.O. Box 749879 in Los Angeles? This is a valid, legitimate message on behalf of the City of Roseville and the RPD.

The City of Roseville updated its alarm ordinance last year, requiring annual updates of alarm permits for a $5 fee. These updates help us ensure we have current emergency contact information in case there’s an alarm at your house or place of business. We've contracted with an outside company, Crywolf, to handle our alarm permits and false alarm billing.

For more information on our false alarm reduction program, visit our website at www.roseville.ca.us/police, and click on "alarm information" on the menu on the left side of the page.

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These neighborhood updates are organized geographically by police beat. We’ve divided Roseville into six geographic beat areas, and there are smaller neighborhood areas within each beat. If you'd like to know which beat and neighborhood area you live in, visit our website to view maps.

 

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