Philip Wood/Press Tribune Roseville Police Officer Dave Flood looks at the writing on the wall of a squalid house where homeless sometimes spend the night. The house is one of five abandoned homes off of Roseville Road.
Philip Wood Five empty houses near the railroad tracks at Roseville Road are constantly being used by squatters and train-jumpers. Police suspect prostitution has also been going on inside the structures.
Philip Wood/Press Tribune Policing Roseville's situation with homelessness includes checking abandoned structures like this house on Roseville Road.
Philip Wood/Press Tribune One of five vacant houses in a row on Roseville Road where transients congregate.
Philip Wood Roseville police officer David Flood contacts an apparently mentally homeless woman in Roseville Square.
Philip Wood/Press Tribune Roseville Police Officer Dave Flood, left, talks with Frank Torres at the Roseville Library on Taylor Street. Some of the homeless make use of the resource materials and computers in the library.