Placer County Sheriff's Office

Alleged burglary ringleader facing new charge

An Auburn man arrested for the burglary of several North Auburn homes and cars parked at Auburn State Recreation Area trailheads is facing a new charge. Detective Jim Hudson, of th ...

Colfax man arrested for beating man with flashlight

A Colfax man was released from jail this week after he was arrested in a road-rage incident that allegedly turned into a flashlight beating. Jeremy Michael Asquith is no longer i ...

Alleged local burglars face their days in court

Four local residents charged with burglary of North Auburn homes and cars parked at trailheads are facing upcoming court dates. Last week the Placer County Sheriff’s Office arre ...

Toddler dies after falling into Placer County canal

An 18-month-old boy died today after falling into a canal near Colfax while walking with his stepmother. The boy - identified by the Placer County Sheriff's Office as Zachary Math ...

Woman arrested for stealing, reselling $6,000 in toothbrushes

A Citrus Heights woman is no longer in custody after she was caught for allegedly stealing more than $6,000 in Raley’s oral hygiene merchandise and then reselling it online. Juli ...

Bicyclist finds man’s body in car

The body of a Meadow Vista man whose family posted his missing person information at AuburnJournal.com was found Tuesday morning. A bicyclist discovered Gary Rosebush, 67, inside ...

32 new laptops stolen from school

Placer Sheriff’s officials are asking for help in finding 32 brand new laptops that were stolen from a Newcastle school over the weekend. On Wednesday, Sheriff’s spokeswoman D ...

Man arrested after domestic dispute goes public

An Auburn man was jailed Tuesday after he reportedly chased his half-dressed girlfriend through a busy intersection. Kyle Robert Farthing, 22, was arrested on domestic violence ch ...

Thief snatches purse at Auburn bank

A woman’s purse reportedly containing her business deposits was snatched at an Auburn bank Monday. And despite a trail of people running after the thief, the suspect was not ca ...

Casino shoplifter led police on high-speed chase

A Lincoln woman is sitting in jail after she led law enforcement on a high-speed chase that ended with a crash in Auburn. Sherry Sensabaugh-Rhodes of Lincoln, was ineligible for b ...