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Law enforcement, fire unit teams stage training drills at William Jessup University

Law enforcement and fire department teams from multiple Placer County agencies staged a Rescue Task Force event Aug. 9 on the William Jessup University campus in Rocklin. About 50 ...

Auburn focus in HBO Golden State Killer documentary

The Golden State Killer lurked in the shadows of California's consciousness for much of the 1970s and 1980s. But when ex-Auburn Police Officer Joe DeAngelo was arrested in Apr ...

Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more

Crime in Your Community: Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more Aug. 1 Dylan Kelly Truman, 51, of Auburn, was arrested on suspicion of burglary by entering ...

Loomis 'gas-pump' rage; Rash of Rocklin, Roseville battery thefts; More

July 25 Mitchell Anthony Meredith, 58, of Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft and possession of a controlled substance. The arrest took place in the 10500-block ...

Placerville man sentenced to 10 years for stalking victims at Rocklin Liberty Mutual

Lloyd Dylan Jones, 37 of Placerville was sentenced July 26 to 10 years in state prison for stalking and making criminal threats by the Honorable Michael Jones, according to Placer ...

$1K iPhone X theft leads to arrest

An iPhone X stolen from a North Auburn store got as far as Penryn before authorities caught up with it in a vehicle being driven toward Sacramento on Interstate 80. Also in the va ...

First love, then death: Alta I-80 crash may be kidnap, homicide

UPDATE: 5:15 P.M. FRIDAY, JULY 27: Detectives believe two I-80 deaths came after kidnapping Newcastle’s Dayton Holden and Dutch Flat’s Devyn Graham appeared to be in l ...

Crime In Your Community: Auburn porch piracy; Hidden Falls Park car break-in; More

July 18 Aurelio Roman Berumen, 58, of Vacaville was cited on suspicion of driving while his license was suspended. The citation was issued at Interstate 80 and Newcastle Road afte ...

Jerry Brown jumpstarts new judge

Elected as Placer County superior court’s newest judge in June and slated to start in January, Todd Irby is getting an early start on the job from the Governor’s Office ...

Crime In Your Community: Colfax brass knuckles, billy club arrest; Roseville car engine theft; More

July 9 The passenger in a 2017 Jeep pulled over for speeding was arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin and meth, plus possession of brass knuckles and a billy club. Arrest ...

Chase Bank robbery suspect in custody

Roseville – At about 9:47 a.m. Tuesday, a witness called Roseville Police Department reporting a male suspect inside Chase Bank with a firearm and demanding money from a tell ...

Crime In Your Community: Roseville food truck theft disaster; Auburn Yeti coolers targeted: More

June 28 A 54-year-old Sacramento woman said her purse was stolen while she was in Thunder Valley Casino. Her debit card was subsequently used at Citrus Heights and Sacramento loca ...

Four arrests after Applegate search for stolen BMW

A stolen BMW, meth and a loaded pistol were found during a search that led to four arrests in Applegate. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office reported that a court-ordered sea ...

Crime In Your Community: Arrest for Home Depot phone throw; Granite Bay jewel theft; More

June 25 Timmie Kennedy, 57, a transient, was arrested at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn on suspicion of obstructing a deputy. The Sheriff’s Office was c ...

Crime In Your Community: Loomis child endangerment arrest; Granite Bay eatery break-in; More

June 20 A vehicle stop led to two arrests at Highway 49 and Quartz Drive in North Auburn. John Allen Rodes, 38, of Auburn, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a dagger. Nic ...