Placer County Sheriff's Office

Deadly chase started in Auburn

A pursuit that began in Auburn ended Wednesday with a violent car crash that killed two people near the Antelope area of Sacramento. Lt. Victor Pecoraro of the Auburn Police Depar ...

19-year-old, juvenile arrested in Auburn carjacking

Auburn police have arrested a 19-year-old and a juvenile who allegedly carjacked a woman Monday at the 7-Eleven at 500 Auburn Ravine Road. According to police reports, the two mal ...

Foresthill teen falls 250 feet down cliff

Foresthill -- A Foresthill High School student was hanging out with friends during a break from class near Worton’s Market in Foresthill when he fell down the side of a 250-f ...

3 held in Loomis home invasion

Placer County sheriff’s deputies arrested two men and a woman Thursday afternoon in connection with an armed robbery and home invasion on Creekside Lane in Loomis. Two of the ...

3 held on weapons charges after Loomis chase

Three men were arrested early Friday morning after a Placer County sheriff’s deputy saw them allegedly firing guns out of a parked car in rural Loomis. The firearms -- an AR ...

Hung-over driving just as dangerous as drunken driving

Wednesday marks the beginning of a new year and, for some Placer County residents, the start of an overly celebratory hangover. Two recent European studies show that hung-over dri ...

For tipsy New Year’s revelers, a lifeline

Ringing in the new year usually involves the celebratory consumption of alcoholic beverages, but thanks to a program coordinated by AAA Northern California, inebriated Placer Count ...

Man in Newcastle threatens murder, resists arrest

A man was taken into custody by Placer County Sheriff’s Office deputies Wednesday afternoon in Newcastle after yelling at passing cars, threatening to kill customers inside a ...

Loomis prowler is cross-dressing man

A cross-dressing man, who may have been admiring his reflection in a window, caused an all-out prowler manhunt in the Loomis Sunrise Park area last week. According to Placer Count ...

Sheriff's Office seeks bank robbery suspect

Placer County Sheriff’s Office detectives are looking for a man who robbed a bank in Kings Beach at 10:30 Friday, Aug. 23.        Dena ...