Crime

Crime Log

Serial ‘shade swipers’ hit Roseville, South Placer optometrists

A rash of early-morning burglaries struck optometry businesses in Granite Bay, Roseville and El Dorado Hills over the past two weeks, leaving surveillance footage that suggests the ...

Roseville man up front at Capitol rally for heroin overdose antidote

Taylor Ryder was “out” — as in, with friends — partaking in recreational drug use. Moments later he was “out” —  as in, unconscious & ...

Roseville residents irked by intruder alarm costs, permit fees

Roseville’s police force is about to be more efficient. At least that’s the case that will be made by the department leadership when it addresses city council members S ...

Two Roseville businesses robbed

A pair of Roseville businesses lost merchandise to violent thieves last week, in apparently unrelated incidents. The first, described Wednesday in a news release from Roseville Po ...

Roseville police nab suspected garage burglar

A suspected serial burglar from Elk Grove went behind bars last week, possibly resolving a months-long investigation into several garage thefts in Roseville neighborhoods this summ ...

UPDATE: Homemade explosives found, disarmed at Roseville middle school

A pair of “bombs” made from household cleaning products caused serious concern at a middle school in Roseville last week, calling the attention of bomb squad officers a ...

Roseville man found guilty in mortgage fraud scheme

After a six-day trial, a federal jury found Roseville resident Erik Hermann Green, 33, guilty Tuesday of five counts of wire fraud in a mortgage fraud scheme, according to a news r ...

Roseville teen arrested for threats, lewdness toward children

Roseville police arrested 18-year-old Colin La Grand Downs on Friday on suspicion of making criminal threats, distributing pornographic material to minors, communicating with minor ...

Armed man robs Wells Fargo in Granite Bay

An armed male robber escaped with an undisclosed amount of money Thursday from Wells Fargo Bank on Auburn Folsom Road in Granite Bay. According to a public statement from the Plac ...

Roseville, Placer County re-up on alcohol enforcement funds

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office announced last week that it received an approximately $50,000 grant from the State of California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control f ...

Roseville police dog sniffs out burglary suspect

Roseville police this week credited their trained K9 colleague, Iggy, with helping to put a suspected burglar and parolee behind bars. According to a news release Thursday from Ro ...

Roseville police identify five connected to Target robbery

A pair of violent altercations drew widespread public attention in Roseville last week, leading to two arrests as of Wednesday and possibly more to come. The first, an alleged att ...

Roseville Crime Log: Police deal with road rage, child endangerment, drug cases in July

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. July 11 Around 11:30 p.m., Roseville police officers w ...

Stories clash in Rocklin police lawsuit

More than a year after 22-year-old Nebraska Huggins claims he was assaulted and unlawfully detained by Rocklin police, possibly based on his race, he is suing the city of Rocklin a ...

Arson arrest made in Browning Fire west of Roseville

The Browning Fire that burned over 400 acres of land, one structure and two outbuildings on the Placer County line west of Roeville July 27 has become an arson investigation. One s ...