Placer County Sheriff's Office

Colfax fight leaves gashes to forehead for one

A Colfax man is out of jail and deputies are still searching for a Dutch Flat man who was allegedly involved in a fight that involved a flashlight beating and a biting. Jacob Br ...

Drug, alcohol test kits available at local schools

Several agencies in Placer County are hoping to prevent teen alcohol and drug use in the local community, and parents and students have mixed opinions. With a grant through the P ...

Sheriff: Purse thief connected to six other thefts

The man accused of snatching purses from inside shopping carts at Auburn grocery stores is connected to six similar thefts in the county, according to law enforcement. The Placer ...

Alleged motel shooters heading toward new court date

Two Lincoln residents charged with shooting one’s ex-boyfriend are continuing their time in custody and court. Ruthie Ann Barnes, 21, and her half-brother, Zane Aaron Davis, 28, ...

Fundraiser slated for deputy’s family

A fundraiser will be held in memory of Placer County Sheriff’s deputy John Roye next week. Roye passed away at the age of 35 in December after a June cancer diagnosis. The fund ...

Alleged Loomis burglars still in jail

Three Loomis residents are still in jail after being arrested over the weekend for several Loomis residential and vehicle burglaries. Placer County Sheriff’s deputies arrested J ...

Top board aide arrested for stealing from DA

A top aide for Supervisor Kirk Uhler was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing over $15,000 from the District Attorney-elect’s campaign account. Friday afternoon Scott Owens, w ...

$10K vandalism damage disrupts school play

Parents and students were shocked Monday to find their Foresthill school was vandalized on the night of a Christmas play. Forest Charter School students were expecting to put on t ...

Placer Sheriff’s deputy dies at 35

Placer Sheriff’s deputies will say goodbye to one of their own today. Deputy John Roye passed away last week at the age of 35 after a June diagnosis of colon cancer, according ...