STABBING

Transient stabbed in random North Auburn attack

A seemingly random stabbing of a homeless man in North Auburn is being investigated by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. The incident was reported to authorities early Tue ...

Bedroom intruder stabs Weimar man in head

A Weimar man woke up to a nightmare – an intruder stabbing him in the head with a knife. The stabbing took place early Friday morning and followed a report minutes earlier f ...

Sheridan murder suspect’s state hospital placement still on hold

A Placer County judge is asking state hospital officials to admit accused murderer Ana Bejenariu within a month or provide an explanation for what is now a two-month delay in her p ...

Mental health of Sheridan stabbing-murder suspect remains in question

Questions surrounding the mental health of a Sheridan stabbing-murder suspect may be resolved in December. Criminal proceedings against 34-year-old Ana Maria Bejenariu were again ...

Officials look into Colfax house fire

A fire that heavily damaged a house Wednesday afternoon in Colfax is being considered suspicious by authorities. Cal Fire received initial reports of the blaze at 12:08 p.m. and w ...

Man hospitalized after being stabbed multiple times near Colfax

Placer County Sheriff’s Office detectives are investigating a stabbing that occurred Monday near Colfax. Around 10 p.m., deputies responded to a call reporting a fight in a ...

Two injured, one arrested after alleged Newcastle coffee-cup assault

  Two people were injured and one was on his way to jail after what appeared to be a verbal dispute allegedly turned into an assault with a coffee cup outside a rural Newcast ...