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Crime log: Two males arrested for ‘casing’ neighborhood

March 6 – 12
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Information gathered from local police reports. All accused are presumed innocent unless found guilty in a court of law.

March 6

Sometime overnight, someone stole copper tubing from a home under construction on Big Creek Way.

March 8

Sometime overnight, someone siphoned gas from a pickup parked in a driveway in the 1000 block of Cottonwood Drive.

William Kreil, 41, of Citrus Heights, was arrested on suspicion of burglary and parole violation following a Feb. 29 vehicle break-in. A witness saw a man breaking into a pickup in the 1200 block of Melody Lane and called Roseville police with a description of the man and his vehicle, including the license number. Officers followed up and linked Kreil to the crime.

Sometime between March 4 and 8, someone burglarized a vacant house in the 100 block of Hickory Street, taking the stove.

March 9

At 9:20 a.m., a resident noticed a car cruising slowly past houses in the area of Loretto Drive and Cindy Circle. She got a description of the car, including the license plate number, and notified Roseville Police. An hour and a half later, another neighbor called to report a male in the greenbelt area, peeking over his back fence.

Officers searched the greenbelt and the neighborhood and found the car, with the help of the first neighbor’s description. Felipe Dottery-Serrato, 19, of Sacramento, and a 16-year-old male juvenile from Citrus Heights were arrested on suspicion of attempted burglary and conspiracy.

Officers believe the males were in the neighborhood looking for houses to break into.
Sometime overnight, someone stole a removable hard top from a convertible parked in a driveway on Caldarella Circle.

March 10

At 10:50 a.m. on March 10, Roseville Police and Roseville Fire personnel responded to a vehicle versus bicyclist collision on Pleasant Grove Boulevard at Highland Pointe Drive.  A 2007 red Saturn 4-door was turning right from eastbound Highland Pointe Drive onto southbound Pleasant Grove Boulevard and collided with a bicyclist who was riding across Highland Point Drive in the crosswalk.  The bicyclist, a 22-year-old man from Roseville, was taken by ambulance to Sutter Roseville Medical Center with what appeared to be minor injuries. The Saturn driver drove away from the scene of the collision.

With license plate information provided by a witness, an officer located the vehicle and contacted the suspected driver in a parking lot on Foothills Blvd. at about 2 that afternoon. Joseph Mark Badgett, 23, of Roseville was arrested on suspicion of felony hit and run (leaving the scene of an injury collision).  

March 12

Between March 9 and 12, someone burglarized a shed near the preschool at Stoneridge Elementary School. A kid’s play wagon was taken.
Sometime overnight, someone broke into a vehicle in the 400 block of Avila Drive, took the garage remote from the car and used it to open the garage door. The burglar or burglars then went into the garage and stole tools.