Multiple Home Robberies Lead to 5 Arrests in Roseville
The latest crime report from the Roseville Police Department documented a high number of residential robberies and attempted robberies in the area, with at least three leading to arrests.
On Friday, April 25, 2014, at 4:13 am, an officer reportedly stopped a car on Crestmont Drive near Sheffield Way, and found the two occupants of the vehicle were towing a trailer that had been stolen from Cottonwood Drive. One of the occupants was also in possession of methamphetamine, a fake ID, and an illegally possessed shotgun.
Richard Thomas Smooth, 37, of North Highlands, and Michael Phillip Castellanos, 40, of Antelope were reportedly arrested and charged accordingly.
On Saturday, April 26, 2014, at 8:45 pm, officers reportedly responded to the 1500 block of Sheridan Avenue after a resident reported he had just returned home and saw an unknown male fleeing out the back of his house. The burglar had reportedly entered the home through the rear sliding door. Property had reportedly been collected into one room of the home, but had yet to be taken. Officers reportedly checked the nearby area and located a suspect on foot in the neighborhood.
Lawon Ben Matique Bishop, 22, of Roseville, was reportedly arrested and charged with suspicion of burglary.
And on Monday, April 28, 2014, between 8:30 am and 2:30 pm someone reportedly burglarized two homes — one on Peridot Court in the Diamond Oaks neighborhood, and one in the 600 block of Alden Way in the Highland Reserve neighborhood. The burglars reportedly took jewelry, electronics, a bicycle and other items.
Officers investigated the incidents, which reportedly resulted in the arrest of two 16-year-old males. One was reportedly arrested on suspicion of committing the two burglaries, and the other on suspicion of receiving stolen property. The officers reportedly returned the stolen property to the rightful owners.