Thefts at Roseville Water Park
Roseville Police received a couple of reports from people who left their cell phones unattended and unsecured at the water park, and had them stolen. This problem isn't confined to the water park — it also happens regularly at nightclubs and kids' entertainment venues where people leave their purses or phones on tables while they dance or play video games, according to Roseville Police.
Police advise people to not leave phones, wallets and other valuable property unattended in any public place and to rent a locker if possible.
Reckless Driver Hits Multiple Cars, Arrested
At about 5 p.m. July 25, Roseville Police received several calls regarding a reckless driver speeding east on Douglas Boulevard from I-80 toward Granite Bay, running red lights and colliding with cars along the way.
The suspect vehicle collided with a car at the intersection of Douglas Boulevard and Auburn-Folsom Road, and the suspect's car caught on fire. He got out of the car and was detained by Placer County Sheriff's deputies and a South Placer firefighter.
The 24-year-old male from Newcastle was taken to the hospital for treatment of his collision-related injuries, and then arrested on felony charges of DUI, hit and run and evading officers.
He's suspected of causing several separate traffic collisions, in both the City of Roseville and in unincorporated Placer County. The various collisions were investigated by the Roseville Police Department and CHP.
Catalytic Converter Theft:
Overnight July 26/27, someone stole the catalytic converter from a Toyota Tundra pickup parked on Fawn Court.
Parolee Arrested, Found with Burglar’s Tools
At 3 a.m. July 27, officers stopped a car for a traffic violation on Cirby Way near Foothills Boulevard. The driver was a parolee on Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS). Officers conducted a probation search of the vehicle and found a backpack of burglar's tools, and stolen items from a vehicle burglary in Folsom and a commercial burglary in Sacramento County.
The 28-year-old male from Roseville was arrested on suspicion of possessing stolen property and burglar's tools.
Police Arrest 2 on Suspicion of Burglary
At about 4:30 a.m. July 27, officers responded to a report of two males trespassing in a rental truck lot on Wills Road. Roseville and Rocklin police officers surrounded the lot and detained two males as they drove out.
The suspects had tires and several containers full of gasoline in their pickup. Officers determined that gas had been siphoned from the rental company's trucks, and the spare tires had been stolen from the rental company.
The driver, a 40-year-old male from Oroville, was arrested on suspicion of DUI; and both he and his passenger, a 44 year old male from Foresthill, were arrested on suspicion of burglary, possession of stolen property and other related charges.
Teens Try to Sell Pot to Junior High Students, Take Money
Police are searching for three teenagers who tried to sell marijuana to some junior-high aged students and took their money.
At about 1:50 p.m. July 27, some junior-high-age students were hanging out at Lunardi Park in the 2500 block of Country Club Drive, when three older teenagers walked up to them and offered to sell them marijuana. One of the junior-highers agreed and paid, but before he received the marijuana, he changed his mind about the sale and asked for his money back. The older teens got angry, threatened to harm the boy, took the money and left the area.
Roseville Police are searching for the suspects. One suspect is described as a white male, 16 to 20 years of age, 5'10" tall and 130 pounds, with brown hair and a chin goatee, wearing a Sharks hat. The second suspect is described as a white male, 16, 5'8" tall with a thin build and a blond "faux hawk" hairstyle. The third suspect is described as a white female, 5'7" tall with a thin build, with blonde hair in a pony tail.
They drove away in a green sedan.
Wednesday, July 25
Attempted apartment burglary: Between 7 and 8:30 a.m. July 25, someone set off a false fire alarm and broke the outside door handle to an apartment at 1751 E. Roseville Pkwy. No entry was made and nothing was taken.
Thursday, July 26
Between 6:45 a.m. and 5:45 p.m. July 26, someone forced open a side garage door and entered a house in the 1800 block of Incline Way while the resident was gone, and rummaged through a bedroom, taking jars of coins.
Between 10:30 a.m. and 6:15 p.m. July 26, someone entered a home in the 1400 block of Vista Creek Drive through an unsecured bedroom window and rummaged through a bedroom, taking cash, coins and jewelry.
Saturday, July 28
At 12:32 a.m. July 28, officers responded to a call of a burglary in progress at an apartment in the 300 block of B Street. Two people were seen forcing open the window and going into a vacant apartment. Officers detained one of the suspects, a 19-year-old male from Roseville, after a short foot chase. He was arrested on suspicion of burglary, resisting or delaying officers, and possessing a switchblade knife.
Thursday, July 5
Between July 5 and 23, someone keyed a car parked in the 1500 block of Mill Run Drive.
Monday, July 16
Between July 16 and 29, a green 2000 Honda Civic four-door sedan was stolen from the 1200 block of Hemingway Drive.
Saturday, July 21
Between 11:30 a.m. and 1:15 p.m. July 21, someone stole the side door moldings from a car parked in the 300 block of N. Sunrise Ave.
Sunday, July 22
Between 3 p.m. July 22 and 7:30 a.m. July 23, someone broke a window and tampered with the ignition of a car parked in the 1800 block of Vernon St. A coin purse containing small change was taken from the car.
Monday, July 23
Between 1:30 p.m. July 24 and 7:30 July 25, someone broke the window of a car parked in an apartment complex on Marcia Way.
Wednesday, July 25
Attempted vehicle burglary: At about 3:30 a.m. July 25, someone tried to break into a car in the 900 block of Keith Drive, setting off the car alarm. No entry was made and nothing was taken.
Friday, July 27
Between 10 and 11 p.m. July 27, a silver 1997 Honda Accord four-door sedan was stolen from Soledad Court.
Saturday, July 28
Betweeen 1 and 10:30 a.m. July 28, someone stole a silver 1988 Ford Bronco from Crocker Ranch Road near La Vina Court.
Sunday, July 29
Between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. on July 29, someone smashed the window of a car parked in a church parking lot in the 1900 block of Junction Blvd., and took a backpack containing college textbooks from the back seat. The backpack and books were later found discarded near Foothills Blvd. and Junction Blvd.
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