crime

Crime log: Two males arrested for ‘casing’ neighborhood

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 fr ...

Traffic tickets down more than 84 percent in Roseville

During the first seven months of this year, the Roseville Police Department issued 1,578 traffic tickets for moving violations. While that number may not seem significant at firs ...

Sentencing delayed for nurse in drug theft case

It seems a nurse accused of elder abuse will wait till after the holidays to hear her fate. Marlene Sandra Delp, 64, appeared in a Placer County court Wednesday for sentencing aft ...

Dispatches: Sprinklers should contain Galleria fire

Twenty-five minutes after Alexander Piggee set the Galleria ablaze the morning of Oct. 21, Roseville fire reported: “the sprinklers should hold the fire,” according to dispatch ...

Report: Maintenance worker shut off Galleria sprinklers

A Westfield maintenance worker who believed he was acting on police orders shut off sprinklers during the Galleria mall blaze, city officials said Friday. Did any emergency person ...

Galleria arson report to follow gag denial

At 9 a.m. Friday, the City of Roseville will release information about the police and fire response to the Galleria arson after a Placer County judge refused a gag order Wednesday. ...

Galleria amps up security – discreetly

As information about the Westfield Galleria arson unfolds – or doesn’t unfold – some details are generally acknowledged: Alexander Piggee allegedly entered a Game ...

Man tricks cashiers into giving excess change

Police are calling him the “quick change con.” Roy Garner would reportedly walk into shops, make purchases with cash and confuse cashiers into giving him more change than was ...

Gag motion halts Galleria arson report

The long-awaited report that would have detailed the highly-criticized emergency response to a Galleria arson fire is staying closeted, the City of Roseville announced Tuesday. In ...

Prankster burns worker with spinach

Hot spinach became a harmful weapon Friday night when a prankster reportedly threw the dish at a man who served it from a drive-through window. David Almas, 21, now has second- and ...