Crime

Crime Log

North Auburn arraignment court closed

Since the Placer County Jail opened in North Auburn in 1985, Placer County’s busiest criminal courtroom adjoining it has been a hub of activity. Department 13, with its 1980 ...

Shooting into house; Wrong-way driver; more

  Dec. 2 A cluster mailbox at Magnolia Ranch Road and West Weimar Crossroads in Weimar was broken into and mail was reported stolen. Dec. 1 A driving-under-the-influence o ...

Sheriff: Mountain lion attack 'unsubstantiated'

A report of a man being slashed in the throat during a mountain lion attack is "unsubstantiated" and he's suspected to be the victim of an assault, the Nevada ...

Placer Sheriff counts 71 ICE jail requests

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office fielded 71 requests in 2017 from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for release information on jail inmates living in the country ill ...

CHP utilizes tech to alert public

When a person goes missing, every second counts.  As the statewide coordinator for the Amber, Silver, and Blue Alert programs, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said time is ...

Arrests in trestle debris dumps onto autos

For more than a month, the California Highway Patrol fielded reports of rocks, chunks of concrete, scrap metal - even a water heater - being tossed into Interstate 80 traffic. It ...

Man dodges bullet; Recyclables ripoff; Safecracker foiled

Rayshane Olivie Sipert, a 32-year-old Sacramento transient, was arrested outside the Granite Bay Walmart on Douglas Boulevard on suspicion of theft, possession of drug paraphernali ...

Q&A: With new Auburn Police Chief Ryan Kinnan

Taking the oath of office today, new Auburn Police Chief Ryan Kinnan comes from Citrus Heights, one of the newest cities in the state, to one of the oldest. Kinnan was sworn in la ...

Spray-paint vandalism spree strikes Placer County city

Colfax was hit by a rash of spray-paint vandalism this past week, with the Placer County Sheriff’s Office reporting six vehicles damaged. Photos published online and on the ...

Strangling arrest in Auburn

A Placerville man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman reported being strangled inside an Auburn home. Auburn Police reported the incident took place Friday ...

Bump key arrest; Target sneak thief; More

Nov. 14 Katie Lynn Tadena, 34, of Roseville was arrested on suspicion of possession of meth. The arrest took place at Atkinson Street and Booth Road in Roseville. A 33-year-old M ...

Arrests in Placer-Sacramento County crime spree

Two suspects in a crime spree stretching from Auburn to Sacramento County are behind bars. The crimes the two are suspects in include a Home Depot theft, stealing from two Raley&# ...

Two Placer Sheriff’s Office veterans lauded

One was a Placer County Sheriff’s Office lieutenant who helped start the Ride With Pride event held every summer that brings kids together with horses — and has put a h ...

Store roof break-ins; Dollar Tree purse snatch; More

Nov. 9 Robert Lee Roark II, 61, of Colfax was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest took pl ...

CHP out in force this holiday week

Thanksgiving weekend, traditionally one of the busiest travel times in America, can also be one of the deadliest on the roadways. To help motorists avoid tragedies, the California ...