Crime

Crime Log

Report details pros, cons of Placer County justice system

Placer County supervisors were told Tuesday that the justice system is already working on a blueprint for changes in the wake of Assembly Bill 109. The blueprint is being sparked ...

Auburn hair salon employees pull suicidal man from locked, smoking car

Workers at an Auburn salon broke a window to pull a suicidal man, partly bound in plastic wrap, from a smoking car on Friday. The man, who authorities said was attempting to kill ...

Laura’s Law now part of Placer County mental health tool chest

Laura’s Law has arrived in Placer County. The Placer County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution Tuesday authorizing implementation of assisted out-patient treatment fo ...

Lifejacket thefts leave American River drowning prevention high and dry

A program meant to save lives is proving too popular, with thieves looting most of the lifejackets meant for children and their families who visit the north and middle forks of the ...

Rocklin High students arrested after bringing gun on campus

Two Rocklin High students were arrested Wednesday following an incident with a firearm on campus approximately 15 minutes after school. According to an email sent to parents by ...

Heroin in the Foothills - Part 1

I didn’t even know this neighborhood existed in Auburn, and I’m from here. Million-dollar homes nestle up beside multimillion-dollar homes, each offering the same stunn ...

Newest data on Realignment paints cloudy picture

The newest independent study on California’s sea change in handling criminals was unveiled Friday, June 27, near the state capital, showcasing positives, negatives and questi ...

UPDATE: Police arrest 4th suspect in train-hopper slaying

UPDATE: A fourth suspect was arrested Sunday in connection with the murder of John Alpert, a 19-year-old who was allegedly killed in March 2013 by train hoppers in Roseville. The n ...

Realignment triggers nonstop jail releases in Placer, new crimes

On May 15, detectives from Roseville’s Vice and Narcotics Enforcement Team moved through a shopping center in the south end of the city, arresting Travis Layton by surprise a ...

UPDATE: Gang charges attached to Roseville drive-by shooting near popular businesses

A low-crime business center in Roseville experienced a highly visible shooting incident Wednesday, after three suspects allegedly attempted to gun down a citizen from their car. B ...