Crime Watch: Police Help Find Girl’s Front Teeth, More

A roundup of crime from the Roseville Police Department. Includes water park thefts and more crime. Click the "Keep me posted" button below to be notified whenever a new Crime Watch runs.

Police Help Find Girl’s Front Teeth

Roseville Police officers responded to a suspicious circumstance call at Saugstad Park at 9:05 p.m. July 9 after a witness reported seeing a man dragging a screaming female down the bike path.

When officers arrived, they found that the young girl was screaming because she had taken a bad fall from her bike, and knocked out her permanent front teeth.

Her mom took her to the emergency room while officers helped her dad search the ground for one of the broken teeth. 

Officers found the tooth and took it to the emergency room, where doctors successfully reattached it.

Two Juveniles Caught Rummaging through Bags at Water Park

At 1:46 p.m. July 9, security officers for a water park in the 1800 block of Taylor Road detained two juveniles who had been caught going through customers' backpacks and bags. 

Officers responded and recovered numerous stolen season passes, cell phones and other items that had been left unattended on tables in the park.  The two teenage boys were arrested, booked and released to their parents.  Most of the stolen items were returned to the victims who were still at the park.

Suspected Shoplifters Almost Hit Employee with Car, Arrests Made

At 5:43 p.m. July 8, officers responded to a grocery store in the 4000 block of Foothills Blvd. after store employees said they'd confronted shoplifters in their parking lot. According to the report, the suspected shoplifters almost hit an employee with their car as they were fleeing.   

Roseville officers found and stopped the suspects on I-80 in the Sacramento area. 

A 45-year-old male and a 47-year-old female, both from Sacramento, were arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, using their car as a weapon, burglary (shoplifting) and conspiracy.

Juveniles with Fireworks May Have Caused Small Grass Fire 

At 10:22 p.m. July 7, Roseville firefighters responded and extinguished a small grass fire in the area of Brickmason Circle and Farmhouse Way.  Juveniles with fireworks were seen running from the area of the fire. Officers located the juveniles, issued citations for the illegal fireworks and released them to their parents.

Driver Arrested on Suspicion of DUI, Reckless Driving 

At 11:19 p.m. July 7, an officer briefly pursued a reckless driver on Sierra College Blvd.  The officer stopped and contacted the 30-year-old male driver in the 3800 block of Eureka Road, and arrested him on suspicion of DUI, reckless driving, evading an officer and other related charges.

Commercial Burglaries: 

Sometime Sunday, July 8, someone broke into a tire store in the 400 block of Riverside Ave. and took tires and tools.

Catalytic Converter Thefts: 

Overnight July 4/5, someone stole a catalytic converter from a Toyota Tundra pickup parked in a driveway in the 1600 block of Blanchard Drive.

Overnight July 8/9, catalytic converters were stolen from Toyota trucks and SUVs in the 2100 block of Chenin Blanc, the 1300 block of Muscat and the 1600 block of Vineyard Road.

Police Respond to Reckless Driving, Brandishing Weapon Incident

At about 7 p.m. July 8, officers responded to a reckless driving/weapons brandishing incident that started on Stanford Ranch Road near Highland Park Drive.  Two male suspects had reportedly been driving recklessly on southbound Stanford Ranch Road, and brandished a crowbar at a family traveling in another vehicle.  Roseville officers stopped the suspects' vehicle on Interstate 80 near Antelope.  They found a crowbar and open containers of alcohol in the vehicle.  Two males in their 20s from Sacramento were arrested on suspicion of reckless driving, brandishing a weapon and related charges.

American Flag Theft:

Between 9 p.m. July 4 and 6 a.m. July 5, someone took an American flag from the front of a home in the 1100 block of Hawthorne.


Between 2 and 5:30 p.m. on July 4, someone stole a small bag of golf balls, tees and hearing-aids from a golf cart parked in the 7000 block of Del Webb Blvd.

Residential Burglaries:

Monday, July 2

Between June 29 and July 2, someone broke into a house in the 3300 block of Wickenby Way while the residents were away, and stole jewelry and a gun safe. During the same time frame someone also kicked the front door of a home on Wickenby Court, but didn't make entry into the house.

Wednesday, July 4

Between 10:40 a.m. and 11:30 p.m. July 4, someone removed a window screen and entered an apartment at 700 Gibson Drive, and stole a laptop computer, video game consoles and other items.

Vehicle-Related Crime:

Wednesday, July 4

Overnight July 4/5, someone got into a car in the 1300 block of Providence Way and tried to remove the stereo.

Overnight July 4/5, someone stole a license plate off a vehicle parked at 5 Marcia Way.

Saturday, July 7

At 5 p.m. July 7, a couple parked at a water park in the 1800 block of Taylor Road.  The woman placed her purse in the trunk of the vehicle, and locked the vehicle.   When she returned to her car 20 minutes later, the vehicle window had been shattered and the purse, with cash and several debit, ID and credit cards was taken. Her debit card was soon used to make unauthorized purchases.

Monday, July 9

Sometime overnight July 9/10, someone pried the window of a vehicle at an apartment complex at 7950 Foothills Blvd., and removed items.

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