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Facebook live showdown leads to Penryn child endangerment arrest

A Sacramento homeless woman was arrested after a North Auburn Home Depot shoplifting report that led to a tense traffic stop. The woman was jailed on a suspicion of stealing a pow ...

Walk in Placer County woods turns up human skull

A hiker walking in a wooded area of Placer County’s Sierra found a human skull on Sunday. Called in to investigate, Placer County sheriff’s detectives and search and r ...

Crime in Your Community: Auburn jail shower-room altercation; Arrest in Lincoln-area fire; More

  Sept. 11 A 36-year-old North Auburn man reported someone used his credit card to make unauthorized purchases totaling $429 at Williams-Sonoma. Jason Jeremy Sturmer, 31, o ...

Stolen whitewater raft’s online sale attempt thwarted in Auburn

A whitewater rafting company got back its stolen raft and a Sacramento man was arrested in Auburn after allegedly attempting to sell it online. The Placer County Sheriff’s O ...

Arrest after Auburn store’s filthy food-handling alert

The arrest was for loitering but a homeless man’s visit to bulk food bins at a North Auburn supermarket led to serious health concerns that resulted in the food he handled be ...

Colfax burglary connected to Rocklin ID theft

  Placer County Sheriff’s Office detectives are linking a Colfax burglary to ID theft in Rocklin And they’re asking for the public’s help in cracking the c ...

Roseville rooftop arrest follows Auburn riding-mower theft, chase

A riding lawnmower theft at North Auburn’s Home Depot led to a high-speed chase on Interstate 80, a crash, a foot pursuit and an arrest of a Manteca man on a Roseville roofto ...

Auburn arrest of homeless man after fire

UPDATE: 4:15 P.M. THURSDAY, SEPT. 6: POLICE SAY HOMELESS MAN ARRESTED ON ARSON CHARGE PUT OUT OWN FIRE Auburn Police said that a homeless man arrested today on suspicion of arson ...

Placer County store clerk robbed at gunpoint

A gunman robbed an Auburn-area store and Placer County Sheriff’s Office investigators are asking for help from the public in locating the suspect. The robbery took place at ...

Placer County ties to Highway Patrol murder-suicide case

An Amador County murder-suicide case is hitting home in one rural Placer County community. The Amador County Sheriff’s Office reported today that an off-duty California Hig ...

Prison in Ambien-addled Highway 49 vehicular murders

More than two years after an Ambien-addled Phillip Ingram drove off the road and fatally struck two teens walking on Highway 49, a judge’s sentencing will put him behind bars ...

Video leads to Placer County pool burglary arrest

An Auburn man is facing charges connected with a burglary at Foresthill’s community pool And the Placer County Sheriff’s Office says the key evidence in the arrest of ...

Sheriff: Shooting now Mexican drug-cartel-linked homicide

Authorities now have what they believe is a Mexican drug cartel-related homicide on their hands following the death of a 30-year-old man five days after being found shot in Georget ...

I-80 deaths lead to dual-state Highway Patrol 'challenge'

The California Highway Patrol is teaming with its Nevada counterpart this coming Labor Day weekend to reduce distracted and reckless driving along Interstate 80 from San Francisco ...

Crime In Your Community: Placer burglary interrupted; Donation box burglary at Taco Bell; More

Aug. 18 Deputies answered a trespassing call at Anytime Fitness, 12130 New Airport Road in North Auburn. Arrested at 10:16 p.m. was Randa Sue Martin, 32, of Auburn. After a warran ...