Placer County District Attorney's Office

Placer County District Attorney refuses to release sex crime statistics

The Placer County District Attorney’s Office has denied repeated California Public Records Act Requests made by The Journal requesting sex crimes statistics in Placer County. Th ...

Our View: Let’s hear more from new DA

As the county says goodbye to its longtime district attorney, residents welcome a new man to the post. Scott Owens is stepping into the lead role for Placer County for the first t ...

Top board aide arrested for stealing from DA

A top aide for Supervisor Kirk Uhler was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing over $15,000 from the District Attorney-elect’s campaign account. Friday afternoon Scott Owens, w ...

Alleged Auburn home burglars could be facing charges

Two men who allegedly stole thousands of dollars in Auburn residents’ property could be facing Placer County charges. Eric Dasher, 24, of Sacramento, and Harrison Harden, 21, wh ...

Alleged extortionist was not male stripper, detective says

A local college and high school football star charged with extortion was not a part of the male strippers group he allegedly linked to prostitution. Auburn Police officers arrest ...