We're again experiencing a rash of thefts of costly backflow devices, and we want to remind commercial property owners of some measures they can take to make their backflow devices less attractive to theives, and easier for police to track.
Last October, then-Roseville Mayor Pauline Roccucci and several other local leaders discussed the growing metal theft issue that has swept California and the nation at a press conference in Roseville. Included was discussion of two recently signed metal theft bills, Senate Bill 1045 and Senate Bill 1387, that tightened existing law to help make it more difficult for thieves to sell stolen metal.
Additionally, Mayor Roccucci helped unveil a new water backflow theft prevention effort developed by Environmental Utilities and Roseville Police Department.
National Night Out events in Roseville Tuesday, August 6, 2013, 6 — 9 p.m.
National Night Out is designed to: <>Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness <>Generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime prevention efforts <>Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police/community partnerships <>Send a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back
Deadline to submit your request is Friday July 12, 2013 If you would like to have a city representative visit your local event, read the full article.
Three Roseville businesses are stepping up to help prevent catalytic converter thefts. If you own a Toyota truck or SUV, or other high-profile truck or SUV frequently targeted by catalytic converter thieves, call one of these participating businesses to have your catalytic converter etched and painted for free.
One of the Most Common Crimes Vehicle break-ins are amongst the most common type of crime in Roseville. It is especially prevalent during the holiday season. Fortunately you can take steps to protect your property and make your car less attractive to thieves.