Suspect Robs Hotel at Gunpoint, Police Search for Suspect
At 11:14 p.m. on Aug. 31, a hotel on East Roseville Parkway was robbed. The robber, described as a black male in his 20s, 6'0" tall and 180 pounds, with his face covered, entered the hotel lobby holding two handguns. The two employees at the desk fled into a back room, and the robber took cash from the cash register and left.
Detectives are working to identify the suspect.
Police Arrest 5 for Suspicion of DUI, Attempted Burglary
At about 2:15 a.m. Sept. 3, officers were flagged down in the 1100 block of Orlando Avenue and told that a group of people were trying to break into storage container in a beauty school parking lot across the street. Officers checked the storage container and found the door had been damaged by a pry tool, but nothing appeared to have been taken. Officers saw a vehicle leaving the lot, and stopped it nearby. Officers found a pry tool in the vehicle.
The driver, a 21-year-old male from Sacramento, was arrested on suspicion of DUI, attempted burglary and possession of burglar's tools. His four passengers, males between the ages of 18 and 30, were arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary and other related charges.
Catalytic Converter Thefts:
Overnight Aug. 30-31, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota pickup parked in a driveway in the 1700 block of Quail Circle.
Between Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Tacoma pickup in the 1500 block of Sierra Gardens Drive.
Overnight Sept. 1-2, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota 4Runner parked in a driveway on Harvard Court.
Sometime Sept. 1 or the morning of Sept. 2, someone stole a catalytic converter from a Toyota Tacoma pickup in the 100 block of Donner Avenue.
6 Car Break-ins Reported in E. Roseville Parkway Area
Six vehicle burglaries were reported in the East Roseville Parkway area this week during daytime hours at medical center parking lots, at the Park and Ride on Taylor Road, and at a movie theater parking lot on North Sunrise Avenue. Two men in a brown van were seen driving away from one of the burglarized cars.
Saturday, Aug. 25
Garage burglarized: During the afternoon hours of either Aug. 25 or 26, a resident of Sandburg Court left his garage door open while he was mowing the lawn. Someone went into the open garage and took a metallic gray Gary Fisher 21-speed mountain bike.
Sunday, Aug. 26
Between 5 p.m. Aug. 26 and 12:30 p.m. Aug. 28, someone forced a sliding patio door and went into an apartment on Conroy Lane, taking a flat-screen TV.
Friday, Aug. 31
Garage burglarized: Overnight Aug. 31 to Sept. 1, someone went into the garage of a home on Courtside Drive (the garage door was accidentally left open), went into an unlocked car inside the garage and stole a purse with all its contents, and a road bicycle. The victim's bank cards were used in Roseville and Sacramento County.
Sometime Aug. 31, someone went into a home on Wordsworth Court while the residents were away and took airsoft guns and jewelry. The burglar entered through a door which the residents had forgotten to lock.
Sunday, Sept. 1
Garage burglarized: On the morning of Sept. 1, someone stole an iPad from an open garage in the 2000 block of Fluxton Drive.
Garage burglarized: Between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sept. 1, someone went into an open garage in the 7000 block of Kelmscott Lane and took a moped, a tool box and other items.
At 12:58 a.m. Sept. 1, officers responded to a burglary alarm at an ice cream shop in the 8600 block of Sierra College Blvd. They found that someone had forced open the door. No one was around and nothing was taken--the burglar may have been scared off by the alarm.
Thursday, Aug. 23
At about 10:15 a.m. Aug. 23, someone stole a backpack-style leaf blower and trimmer from the back of a landscaper's pickup parked on Trolleybell Court.
Monday, Aug. 27
Between 9:50 p.m. Aug. 27 and 6:30 a.m. Aug. 28, someone broke the window of a car parked in the 300 block of North Sunrise and took a wallet containing cash and ID cards, and an infant car seat.
Overnight Aug. 27-28, someone broke the window of a car parked in the 1400 block of Southwood Way. It's unknown what, if anything was taken.
Wednesday, Aug. 29
Sometime overnight Aug. 29-30, someone rummaged through an unlocked vehicle in the 400 block of Diamond Oaks Road, stealing a DVD player and a Nintendo DS player.
Thursday, Aug. 30
Between 9:50 p.m. and midnight Aug. 30, someone smashed the windows of three vehicles in the 1500 block of Eureka Road and the 300 block of North Sunrise Avenue, taking a wallet containing cash and bank cards, an iPod, clothing and other items.
Friday, Aug. 31
A vehicle parked on Chappelle Drive was burglarized during the early morning hours of Aug. 31. Camera equipment was taken.
At about 11:30 p.m. Aug. 31, someone rummaged through two unlocked vehicles in a driveway in the 1600 block of Goldstar Street, taking sunglasses and an iPod charging cable. The suspect seen on home surveillance video appeared to be a white male in his early 20s, 5'8" tall and 160 pounds, with short hair. He was wearing a flat-brimmed baseball cap, a T-shirt with a graphic design on the front, shorts and athletic shoes.
Overnight Aug. 31/Sept. 1, someone broke the window of a pickup camper shell in the 2600 block of Blakesley Way. Nothing was taken.
Overnight Aug. 31/Sept. 1, someone punctured the tire of a vehicle parked in the 100 block of Pleasant Street. Another vehicle in the same block was vandalized in the same way the following night.
Sunday, Sept. 2
At 11 p.m. Sept. 2, a resident of the 1100 block of Fairfield Avenue heard his vehicle alarm go off. The resident didn't check his vehicle, as he thought he had accidentally hit his key fob and set off the alarm. The next morning he found that someone had forced entry into the car and stolen music CDs.
Between 11:45 p.m. Sept. 2 and 1:45 a.m. Sept. 3, someone smashed the window of a car parked in the 1100 block of Orlando Avenue and stole a purse with cash and bank cards, and two iPhones. The burglar tried to use the victim's bank card at a nearby gas station.
Overnight Sept. 2-3, someone broke the windows of a car parked in a hotel parking lot in the 10000 block of Fairway Drive, and took three suitcases full of clothing, jewelry and other valuable items.
Monday, Sept. 3
Between 8:30-9:30 a.m. on Sept. 3, a couple parked their car on Orvietto Drive and Nunzia Court and went for a walk on the trail. While they were gone, someone smashed their car window and stole a woman's purse that had been concealed under a car seat. Her credit cards were soon used at local businesses.
Late on the evening of Aug. 21, a resident of Meadow Gate Drive heard a noise in the backyard. The next day he discovered that an extension ladder had been stolen from the side yard.
Between Aug. 21 and 23, someone stole an unsecured bicycle from a front yard in the 8400 block of Early Way. The stolen bike is a dark gray Specialized men's 12-speed.
Between 4:30 and 5:30 a.m. Aug. 30, someone stole a lawnmower and a trimmer from yards on Nob Hill Court and the 1000 block of Kensington Drive.
Overnight Aug. 31/Sept. 1, someone went into a backyard in the 200 block of Dawnridge Way and took a red Doodlebug mini-bike.
Between midnight and 1:30 a.m. Sept. 2, someone stole an unsecured bike from a front porch in the 8400 block of Candycane Lane. The stolen bike is a white Micargo Tahiti LX cruiser with pink rims and a basket.
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