Auburn Police Department

Is local teen prescription drug abuse a problem?

Community officials had varying opinions about whether or not the community is facing a large teenage prescription drug abuse problem, and one Auburn teen said prescription drugs w ...

Suspect in stabbing to be considered ‘armed and dangerous,’ detective says

A Cool resident is still in the hospital after he was stabbed repeatedly Friday night, and Auburn police are asking for help in finding a suspect in the case. Auburn Police Detec ...

Man and woman steal $21,400 of jewelry from Auburn store, owner says

Although police initially believed a couple stole about $17,000 worth of jewelry from a Downtown Auburn store Thursday evening, the owner is now saying the amount is up to $21,400. ...

Auburn man in jail for alleged lewd acts with a minor

An Auburn man is in jail for allegedly committing lewd acts with a 14-year-old child. On Monday Auburn police arrested Matthew Joseph Barraza, 31, an Auburn-area martial arts inst ...

Man arrested for allegedly stabbing woman with fork

An Auburn man was arrested for allegedly poking his female roommate in the head with a fork. James Svanda, 58, was no longer in custody Monday after he was arrested March 12 on ch ...

Teen arrested for using credit cards in lost purse

A 19-year-old man is no longer in custody after he allegedly took a 77-year-old’s lost purse and used the credit cards inside. William Manzer was arrested Friday on charges of bu ...

Knife-wielding hotel patron hit by TASER

An Auburn hotel guest was struck by a TASER after she allegedly wouldn’t stop walking toward police while holding a knife. Jelissa Ann Marie Warkentin, 24, was released from jai ...