Alert citizen helps nab burglars in Roseville


Ryan Tuccelli
Roseville PD


William Bird
Roseville PD

ROSEVILLE, CA – Roseville Police took a two men into custody on outstanding warrants and burglary charges Wednesday after receiving a call about suspicious activity in the area of South Cirby and Oakmont High School.

An alert citizen contacted Roseville police just before 8 a.m., after observing two men exhibiting suspicious behavior in the 1700 block of Chelsea Way. Two men appeared to have been running, scratched up and one was carrying a backpack.

With the assistance of neighboring agencies, Roseville Police began searching the neighborhood around Oakmont High School. Officers located 28-year-old Tyler William Bird and 26-year-old Ryan Cameron Tuccelli, both of North Highlands, on Daisy Court and took them both into custody on outstanding warrants.

Bird was arrested on suspicion of possessing stolen property and burglar’s tools.  He’s resting well in the Placer County Jail on $25,000 bail.

Tuccelli was arrested on suspicion of receiving stolen property and violation of parole.  He’s also resting well in the Placer County Jail, but he’s being held without bail.

Officers were able to locate the backpack that one of them was carrying. The backpack contained, what is believed to be, stolen property.

Anyone in the south Cirby or nearby Citrus Heights neighborhood who has been the victim of a theft or vehicle burglary this morning is asked to call Roseville Police at (916)774-5000, extension 1. Protection Status



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