Placer County Sheriff’s Office

North Auburn sting nets arrests

An unlicensed contractor was arrested in North Auburn and booked into jail, according to a news release issued Monday from the Contractors State License Board. Jose German Lepe P ...

Vehicle burglaries spark warning from authorities

After a rash of recent vehicle burglaries in Granite Bay so far this year, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office is urging residents to be extra vigilant about locking their vehicle ...

Sheriff’s Office wins national award

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office was recently recognized on a national level for one of its community outreach events. For the second year in a row, the Sheriff’s Office was ...

Weimar Country Store robbed

Detectives are searching for a lone robber, apparently desperate for Christmas money, who robbed the Weimar Country Store at gunpoint. The man, described as 6 feet, 5 inches tall ...

Half-century later he still works the badge

He’s been in law enforcement for what seems like his whole life. Ed Leighton Sr. was raised on a farm in Loomis, with one brother and four sisters. He did a little of everythin ...

Body in park was Del Oro grad, 21

Friends and family of 21-year-old Alyse Rachelle Conk, whose body was found on Wednesday morning in Loomis Basin Community Park, remember her happiness as infectious. “When she ...