marijuana

Placer K-9 sniffs out 175 pounds of pot in Loomis

AUBURN CA - A Placer County Sheriff’s K-9 sniffed out a large cache of marijuana in the truck of a Calistoga man who was passing through Loomis Tuesday night, according to a pres ...

Patient launches campaign against proposed pot ban

A Roseville man has launched a campaign to keep a proposed ban on outdoor medical marijuana cultivation off the books. Mike Waak, 46, says the best way to prevent the ordinance is ...

Three arrested after armed pot robbery in Auburn

Three armed men were arrested after allegedly robbing an Auburn household of its medical marijuana this week. Robin Oscar Tipton, 20, of Sacramento, David Eugene Thomas, 23, of S ...

Marijuana delivered to resident's mailbox

A Rocklin resident summoned police to report that a package was “returned to him” that he never mailed. The US Postal Service package contained over 1 pound of marijuana. On De ...

4 pounds of marijuana found in traffic stop

Rocklin Police found 4.25 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop. About 9:15 a.m. Nov. 7, a Rocklin Police officer conducted a traffic stop on a pickup truck for a traffic vio ...

Tests show alcohol, drugs present in two Auburn-area road deaths

Two Placer County motorists who lost their lives within days of each other in single-vehicle crashes had something else in common. Toxicology tests taken after Newcastle’s Sandr ...

Fake feds pull off Loomis pot heist

Robbers posing as federal agents stole what is believed to be 10 to 20 pounds of marijuana from a Loomis home on Saturday. The Placer County Sheriff’s Department characterized t ...