ROSEVILLE, CA – A Roseville couple has been arrested for selling drugs out of their Roseville home, with some of those drugs hiding in a child’s bedroom.
According to the Roseville Police Department, 32-year-old Philip Lawrence Ching and 30-year-old Murissa June Ching were arrested, along with 26-year-old Desiree Diaz of Roseville and 31-year-old Scott Franklin Reiswig of Roseville, on a number of charges, including child endangerment.
On December 3 officers were conducting a probation search on a roommate living in the Ching’s home. Officers discovered illegal throwing knives along with meth and evidence of marijuana sales, and cocaine, some of which was stashed in one of two children’s bedroom.
The Ching’s were both arrested on charges of keeping a place to sell drugs, possession of narcotics, conspiracy, possessing drug paraphernalia, and child cruelty/endangerment. Two children were taken into protective custody by Child Protective Services.
Diaz was arrested on suspicion of child cruelty/endangerment, possession of methamphetamine, possession of meth for sale, conspiracy, possession of marijuana for sale, possession of drug paraphernalia, probation violation, and a Placer County bench warrant for being a felon/addict in possession of a firearm.
Reiswig was arrested on suspicion of child cruelty/endangerment, possession of methamphetamine, possession of meth for sale, conspiracy, possession of marijuana for sale, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
The home, located in a nice quiet neighborhood is located next to an in-home day care along a street decorated for the holidays.
According to neighbors who spoke to CBS13 the couple was “standoffish,” and kept to themselves, but there were cars always coming and going from the home.
SACRAMENTO, CA – A pair of thieves were arrested on Wednesday for robberies targeting unsuspecting victims through online ads.
According to the Sacramento Police Department, 22-year-old Terrance Kimbell and 22-year-old Bryant Laws targeted victims using online ads. Working together the two lured their victims to a prearranged meeting location, where they would rob the unsuspecting victims.
Both were booked for conspiracy.
Detectives are continuing to follow-up on leads in the investigation and ask anyone who has had a similar experience to contact the Sacramento Police Department at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.
The Sacramento Police Department recommends the following tips to avoid falling victim whether buying or selling to private parties online:
· Research the buyer/seller.
· Meet the buyer/seller during normal business hours in a public place such as the local police station.
· Do not give out more personal information than is necessary.
· Deal locally and don’t carry large amounts of cash.
· Always trust your instincts – if you become suspicious leave the area and don’t do business with seller.
· Last but not least, if the deal seems to be too good to be true, it probably is!
ELK GROVE, CA – The driver who hit and killed a woman who was walking with her 78-year-old father has been arrested on charges of driving under the influence.
According to the California Highway Patrol, 53-year-old Gary Wickey of Fair Oaks has been arrested for felony gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, felony driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs with injury, and misdemeanor unlawfully under the influence of a controlled substance.
The tragic accident occurred just after noon on Wednesday November 27 on Winding Way near Montcurve Blvd in Fair Oaks, when Wickey veered across westbound lanes onto the shoulder of the road where 55-year-old Julie Ann Newton was walking with her 78-year-old father.
The struck Newton and narrowly missed her father, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Newton was transported to a local hospital where she later died.
ELK GROVE, CA. – An Elk Grove youth coach has been arrested for sending inappropriate text messages to a 16-year-old girl.
According to the Elk Grove Police Department, 48-year-old Anthony Mosley was arrested on Tuesday for “sexting” a teenage girl, including sending a photo that was sexual in nature.
Detectives confirmed that Mosley was actively training and coaching youth at Bartholomew Sports Park. It’s unknown at this time if there are any additional victims.
Mosley is currently in custody at the Sacramento County Main Jail and is being held on a bail of $150,000.00 for Penal Code Sections 288.2(a) Distribution or Exhibition of Lewd Material to Minor and 288.3 Communicate with a Minor with Intent to Commit Sex Offense.
The Elk Grove Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding this crime, or any knowledge of additional victims, to call the Elk Grove Police Department Detective Bureau at (916) 478-8060.
AUBRUN, CA – A couple was arrested last Wednesday night on several drug charges after Jet, a drug-sniffing dog, discovered a birthday present full of meth.
According to the Placer County Sheriff’s department, Deputy Jet sniffed out the offending package after a routine traffic stop on Auburn Ravine Road at around 10:40 p.m. on Wednesday.
Deputies pulled over 46-year-old Donald David Owen of Oakdale and 43-year-old Sarah Marie Bastin of Modesto for traffic violations and discovered that Owens was driving on a suspended license and was on searchable probation.
The narcotics-certified Jet was called in to “sniff” out the vehicle and quickly alerted deputies to several items that may contain drugs, including a box covered in birthday gift wrap. When deputies opened the birthday gift, they found 2.29 pounds of methamphetamine inside. The drugs were inside a large, zipped plastic bag.
Owen and Bastin were booked at the Placer County Jail on charges of sales and transportation of a controlled substance, plus conspiracy. Owen is being held on $280,000 bail and Bastin’s bail is set at $250,000.
SACRAMENTO, CA – A man who robbed a bank in Sacramento was arrested after officers questioned him and then found money he apparently discarded.
The suspect, later identified as 21-year-old Jeffrey Houston, didn’t get very far after he robbed the Citibank branch located on the 400 block of Howe Avenue.
According to Sacramento Police, Houston entered the bank and passed a note to one of the tellers demanding money. The teller complied and Houston fled on foot.
Arriving officers discovered a shirtless subject matching the description provided by witnesses. When officers attempted to contact Houston he made an attempt to hide near a residence in the area. While officers were detaining him, additional officers discovered cash on the ground in the area Houston had been observed trying to hide.
After witnesses positively identified Houston he was arrested and booked into Sacramento County Jail on suspicion of robbery and violation of parole.
ROSEVILLE, CA – Roseville Police have arrested the man responsible for sending two schools into lockdown yesterday after trying to elude police in a residential neighborhood.
According to the Roseville Police Department, officers arrested 29-yer-old Zechariah Austin Lee at his Citrus Heights home on Wednesday.
Lee was arrested on charges of evading police officers with disregard for public safety, the theft and possession of a stolen vehicle, and a Sacramento County warrant for violating the terms of his post-release community supervision. He’s being held without bail in the Placer County Jail.
It all started around 6:49 a.m. Tuesday when officers spotted a stolen vehicle on Vernon Street in Roseville. The car was stolen from the 1200 block of Plumber Way. Officers pursued the vehicle to the area of Vine & Darling, where the driver ditched the car and fled the area on foot.
St. Rose and Cirby Schools were both placed under lockdown for several hours as officers from several agencies swooped in to canvas the area.
While the suspect got away, investigators were able to determine the suspect’s identity leading to today’s arrest.
LINCOLN, CA – A man was arrested early Tuesday morning at Thunder Valley Casino Resort after he left his 5-year-old son inside his car while he went into the casino to gamble.
A couple discovered the barefoot boy when they were returning to their car at 4:30 a.m. The woman said the boy was crying, scared and yelling for his father.
UPDATE: The Placer County Sheriff’s Department originally reported that the boy had crossed Athens Avenue prior to being found. However, casino officials said the child was found in the parking lot located across the street from the casino and at no time had he crossed the street.
According to the Placer County Sheriff’s Department, 42-year-old Don V. Vo of Oxnard, was arrested and booked into Placer County Jail on a felony count of child endangerment.
Video from the casino showed that Vo exited his car at 1:50 a.m., leaving the child behind. He gambled until security officers located him in the casino at 4:45 a.m. He was taken to the security office, where he was interviewed by deputies. The child was released to Child Protective Services.
ROSEVILLE, CA – On Tuesday the Roseville Police Department discovered an “extensive” marijuana growing operation inside a home.
The Roseville Police Department’s Vice and Narcotics Enforcement Team (VNET) discovered a large marijuana growing operation inside a home located in the 9500 block of Highland Park Drive.
VNET detectives began their investigation after receiving numerous complaints from neighbors complaining of a strong odor emanating from the house, which is across the street from a neighborhood park.
After serving a search warrant on the two story home, investigators found the majority of the home being used to grow and process marijuana.
Twenty-six-year-old Giovanni Anthony Vizcarra was arrested for cultivating marijuana for sale, theft of utility services, and other related charges.
Approximately 200 marijuana plants were confiscated, including packaging materials and other evidence related to marijuana cultivation and sales.
LOS ANGELES, CA – A TSA agent was killed and several others injured Friday morning in a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.
The shooting started at around 9:30 Friday morning when 23-year-old Paul Anthony Ciancia entered the terminal wearing camouflage clothing and opened fire, killing one TSA agent and wounding several others.
According to reports, Ciancia was shot several times in the chest before being taken into custody.
“We are sickened by reports of today’s shooting at the Los Angeles International Airport,” TSA Union Leader J. David Cox Sr. said. “Our sincerest thoughts and prayers go out to the passengers and Transportation Security Officers killed or injured in this heinous act. Thank you to all of our brave TSOs who put their lives on the line every day to keep the flying public safe. AFGE is monitoring the situation along with TSA management.”
All roads leading into and out of the airport were shut down and terminal 3 was evacuated immediately following the shooting. Freeway exits from the 105 and 405 freeways were also closed to traffic.
A large box of ammunition was found at the scene and the bomb squad from the LAPD was sweeping the terminal and checking contents of packages, some of which were left behind in the ensuing chaos as people fled the area.
Passenger Robert Perez told CBS2 that TSA agents came through the terminal and yelled that a man had a gun.
One witness told CBS2, “I was waiting for my flight and heard a rumble of people, which I thought was an earthquake, but then I saw people running and heard gun shots, immediately dove under the benches at my gate, and then gunshots stopped and I got up and called my wife,” continuing he said, “Then I saw a man walking towards the gate, when I saw him I thought he was just a passenger looking for his gate, but when he kept walking, I saw he had something looked like an assault rifle, a huge gun strapped over his shoulder, hanging down on the right side of his waist.”
The FAA said in a statement, “The situation at LAX is very fluid, there is currently a ground stop for flights that are scheduled to depart for LAX. This means those flights are temporarily being held at their departure airports. Arrivals and departures are still occurring, and some flights may be diverted. The FAA is closely monitoring the situation and making adjustments to arrival and departure flows as needed. Passengers should contact their airline to determine the status of their flight.”
Terminal 3 services AirTran, Alaska, Horizon, JetBlue, V Australia and Virgin America.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck arrived at the scene shortly after the shooting.
Other airports including Bob Hope International Airport were placed on heightened alert.