Placer County Sheriff's Department

Horse escapes with minor injuries in pitbull attack

A horse escaped with only minor wounds after a run-in with a pitbull at the Bel Air shopping center on Highway 49 in Auburn Tuesday evening. Owner Steve Cadwell had left the anima ...

Racing community pays a touching tribute to Pestana

ROSEVILLE — Ron Pestana touched many people in his 60 years — in the racing world, the real estate world and just the real world itself. Pestana helped the racers he c ...

Investigation continues into fatal crash at speedway in Roseville

An investigation continued Monday into the death of a race car driver Saturday night at All American Speedway in Roseville.Ron Pestana was driving in the spectator racing category ...

Placer County deputies arrest six in two Monday home burglaries

  Placer County Sheriff’s deputies had a busy Monday as they stopped two separate home burglaries in the Meadow Vista and Applegate areas that resulted in six arrests. ...

Alleged Ophir sign-stealer arrested, marker destroyed

Law enforcement arrested the man that allegedly stole the Ophir state historical marker, and found the sign badly defaced, Tuesday, according to a release by the Placer County She ...

Local arrests put focus on increasing problem of abuse and theft of controlled narcotic OxyContin

With a street value ranging from $15 to $40 a tablet, it’s no wonder thefts of the controlled substance OxyContin are on the rise. Placer County Undersheriff Devon Bell said that ...