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Crime in Your Community: Airsoft guns stolen from church; Snapchat meetup ends with beating; More

By: Gus Thomson, Reporter/Columnist
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Placer County Sheriff’s Office reports are used as the basis for Crime In Your Community. Suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Also, charges reported here may be dropped or changed.

 

 

Oct. 9

A porch pirate lifted a box and suitcase worth $300 from a 6800-block Douglas Boulevard location in Granite Bay.

A welfare check turned into a parole search that led to an arrest on drug charges at the Loomis Raley’s on Horseshoe Bar Road. Arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin and a meth pipe was 33-year-old Shane Kortney Eckart of Fair Oaks.

Oct. 8

A church was the victim of a burglary — with thieves making off with an estimated $3,610 in airsoft guns from a storage shed. Victimized was Antelope Springs Church, 4555 PFE Road, in Roseville.

A Roseville man said he went inside Courtside Basketball Center, in the 1100-block of Rocklin’s Tinker Road and when he returned, the driver’s side window was smashed and contents worth $10,689 were gone.

Thunder Valley Casino was the scene of an arrest of a Sacramento man on suspicion of ID theft and carrying altered credit cards. Justin Kyle Murray, 29, was taken into custody at the rural Placer County casino. Numbers had been re-imprinted on several credit cards, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office.   

Oct. 5

A woman attempted to buy a package of nail products with a counterfeit $100 bill at the Walgreens store in the 4000-block Douglas Boulevard of Granite Bay. She was briefly detained by staff but left before deputies arrived after saying she would check with her boss to find out why he had given her the fake C-note.

Oct. 3

A Newcastle resident reported someone used a debit card without authorization to steal $1,235 between Aug. 1 and early September.

Oct. 17

Thunder Valley Casino on Athens Avenue in unincorporated Placer County near Lincoln was the scene of an arrest on suspicion of possession of meth and an opium pipe. Yekaterina Dorosh, 36, of Orangevale was also arrested on suspicion of trespassing and public intoxication.   

Ulyana Nicole Adamov, 30, of Sacramento was arrested at about 10:20 a.m. in the Placer County Jail parking lot on suspicion of public intoxication and battery on a correctional officer. The officer reported being kicked in the leg as the suspect yanked away from officers after being handcuffed.

Oct. 16

A meeting set up on Snapchat with a man he knew only as “A.J.” resulted in a beating and robbery for a 28-year-old Loomis man. The two met up at Sunrise Park in Loomis and the victim was struck by “A.J.” The victim reported that two other men joined in, one holding a knife. They demanded the victim’s possessions and then choked him, taking his bag with cannabis, a pipe and wallet inside. The man was transported to the hospital for medical treatment.

Oct. 15

Danny Lee Shuman, 75, of Auburn was arrested in the 10300-block Blue Light Lane of North Auburn on suspicion of lewd acts involving a minor.

Oct. 6

Thomas Anthony Charles Perry, 44, of North Highlands was cited and released on suspicion of of possession of meth pipes. The citation followed a vehicle stop and probation search at Douglas and Sierra College boulevards in Granite Bay.

Oct. 5

Thunder Valley Casino in rural unincorporated Placer County was the scene of the arrest of a man suspected of stealing a bag containing $2,500. The suspect returned the next day and the bag — reported stolen from a 56-year-old Sacramento woman — was recovered in his car. Arrested on suspicion of theft was Joseph Gary Wierzbowski, 75, of Granite Bay.

Barry William Sodders, 29, of Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin and an opium pipe, as well as being a felon in possession of ammunition. The arrest took place at about 4:30 a.m. in the Foothills Boulevard area near Lincoln.

 

Placer County Sheriff’s Office reports are used as the basis for Crime In Your Community. Suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Also, charges reported here may be dropped or changed.