Placer County Jail

Christmas in jail a yearning experience

Have you ever imagined what it would be like to be in jail for Christmas? One Placer County inmate shared his story and how he feels about not being home for his family’s annual ...

Taser, dog bite don’t stop Loomis man

Despite being bit by a police dog, shot with a Taser stun gun and hit by a deputy’s baton, it took a sergeant tackling him to the ground to apprehend a Loomis man. Rhett David ...

Sheriff’s deputies arrest second man for Loomis murder

Placer Sheriff’s deputies arrested a second man in connection with the bludgeoning death of a Loomis man. Wednesday night Placer County Sheriff’s spokesman Lt. Jeff Ausnow sai ...

Placer elected official arrested on domestic violence charge

A Placer County elected official was arrested on a domestic violence charge Wednesday night. Lowell Martin Jarvis, a Placer County Water Agency board member, was booked into Plac ...

Loomis woman out of custody after attempted shooting

A Loomis woman is no longer in custody after she was arrested on charges that she fired a round of gunshots in a Loomis man’s driveway. Sharon Ragsdale, 51, of Loomis is no lon ...