Crime

Crime Log

Slain Sacramento police officer's grave vandalized in Colfax

COLFAX - Slain Sacramento police officer Bill Bean Jr.'s grave in Colfax Cemetery has been vandalized and two badges attached to his grave marker are missing. The badges ...

Placer County bear cub killing, status of surviving cub, still a mystery

While state Fish & Wildlife Department officers investigate the reported shooting death of a bear cub this weekend east of Foresthill, the Bear League is poised to rescue its s ...

Stabbing in Regional Park, robbery at Government Center bus stop

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is reporting two assaults and attempted robberies – one involving a homeless man as a victim, the other, a stabbing in Regional Park ...

Son, 16, charged with triple murder in Greenwood cabin-fire death case

The 16-year-old son of a Benicia construction-business owner whose remains were found at his burned Greenwood cabin along with two other family members’ has been arrested on ...

Hidden Falls burned body ID’d as Sacramento man

A burned body discovered in Hidden Falls Regional Park was identified Thursday as a Sacramento man. But the mystery of the circumstances surrounding how he died will remain just t ...

Investigators tight-lipped on Garden Valley fire probe

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office’s investigation into remains found after a Garden Valley cabin fire is ongoing with no new information being made public. That wa ...

Manslaughter plea deal in Foresthill Road fatal crash unravels

ROSEVILLE - A Placer County judge has said the driver’s apparent lack of remorse after a fatal crash on Foresthill Road was a key factor in a decision Tuesday to reject a ple ...

Undercover Auburn panhandling session yields food, insight

Walk a mile in a panhandler’s well-worn shoe rubber – in this case a pair of battered running shoes caked with the dust of the American River canyon. Or at least spend ...

Possible third set of remains from burned Eldorado County cabin

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is now suspecting a cabin fire site between Cool and Georgetown could yield a third set of human remains. And authorities have revealed ...

Sheriff’s Office working to give North Auburn businesses safety tools

Placer County Sheriff’s Office employees are fanning out into the North Auburn business community to spread the word about how to stay safe and keep in touch. Zach Poiesz, S ...

Second drug test crucial in deadly bike crash outcome

While a plea deal meant David Lee Correa would not stand trial on charges connected to the death of cyclist Barbara Crowell, new information released after his sentencing sheds mor ...

Ex-E.V. Cain tutor convicted of illegal relationship with 14-year-old student

Weimar resident Gerald Keith Heisler will be sentenced Sept. 9 after being found guilty of charges connected to an illegal relationship with a 14-year-old student that included sex ...

Media Life: Folsom walks the line for Johnny Cash

Big things are happening at the other end of Auburn Folsom Road. Folsom, Auburn’s prisoncentric neighbor to the south, is moving ahead with more artful components of what is ...

Four-year prison sentence in Foresthill Road bike-death case

The driver of a pickup that struck and killed a cyclist on Foresthill Road July 3, 2014, has been sentenced to four years in prison. David Lee Correa, 39, of Foresthill, was sente ...

Placer County Sheriff looking for public's help

SHERIFF EDWARD N. BONNER RELEASES THE FOLLOWING: The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding those responsible for firing a do ...