Placer County Sheriff's Office

ID released of fatal crash victim

The female driver of a late-model Toyota Highlander who died at the scene of a solo vehicle accident was identified Tuesday. The accident occurred at about 1:15 p.m. Monday on Ro ...

Sheriff’s identify body found in Loomis

The Placer County Sheriff’s Department has identified the woman whose body was found in a Loomis park Wednesday morning. A 16-year-old boy in the Loomis Basin Community Park foun ...

Body found at Loomis park

Deputies are searching a Loomis park after a woman’s body was discovered there Wednesday morning. At about 10:40 a.m., Placer County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call th ...

Police arrest suspected ARD assaulter

Authorities arrested the man they believe is responsible for assaulting a young girl at an Auburn public pool last month. Anthony Eugene Martin, 39, an Antelope area transient, wa ...

Bicyclists need to follow traffic rules, Sheriff’s say

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is planning enforcement campaigns in response to complaints of bicyclists failing to obey traffic rules. “It’s hard to argue that bicyclin ...

Sheriff’s warn of law enforcement scheme

Placer County Sheriff’s detectives are warning residents of a fraud scheme operating under the name of the “Department of Law and Investigations.” In this scheme, victims re ...

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 ...

Auburn Police arrest man with gun for demanding drugs

A Sacramento man’s suspected attempt to take prescription drugs from an Auburn pharmacy wasn’t quite what the doctor ordered. Michael Francis Brown, 25, who was reportedly ca ...