Placer County Sheriff's Office

Sheriff’s deputies catch burglars red-handed in Loomis home

Thanks to an alert resident, two burglars were caught in the act of stripping pipes inside a foreclosed home by Placer County Sheriff’s Office deputies Wednesday night in Loo ...

Man arrested for rape of severely disabled woman in Penryn

Thanks to a relative’s DNA sample and more than a month of searching, Placer County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a suspect Wednesday night in the alleged rape o ...

Thieves raiding local mail boxes

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is warning local residents that mail thefts are on the rise. Lynn Harrison, community services officer with the Sheriff’s office, sa ...

Two dead, four sick after eating wild mushrooms at Loomis elder care home

 (AP) — Two residents of a Loomis assisted living facility have died and four others are hospitalized after eating soup with wild mushrooms, authorities said. Plac ...

Illegal pot grow found in Loomis

A man guarding his 100 marijuana plants grown in Loomis could face criminal charges after calling law enforcement when masked men tried to raid his outdoor grow, according to autho ...

Spaces open for Placer Sherriff’s community academy

It’s time to sign up for the Placer County Sheriff Office’s Community Awareness Academy, which offers an inside look at the law enforcement agency. This fall, classes will be h ...

Placer search and rescue fundraiser starts

The Placer County Sheriff Office’s Search and Rescue teams have started their annual telemarketing fundraising drive throughout the county. This year, Search and Rescue is hoping ...

Burglars sweep through rural Penryn

Two burglaries and one attempted break-in disturbed rural Penryn last week, according to Dena Erwin, spokesperson for the Placer County Sheriff?s Office. A letter circulated by n ...

Placer Grand Jury recommends more collaboration between sheriff, police on weapons

The final report of the Placer County Grand Jury recommends a more collaborative relationship between the sheriff's office and city police departments when it comes to issuing conc ...

iPhone app finds vehicle burglary suspects

An iPhone application helped law enforcement pinpoint the location of two suspects arrested on charges of stealing from a car at the Auburn State Recreation Area Sunday night. Lo ...

Tales of triumph over tragedy honored at first-annual event

Stories of courage and community advocates turning tragedy or illness into action marked a first-ever victim rights breakfast held locally Wednesday. Placer County District Attor ...

Auburn process server speaks out about alleged assault

An Auburn process server says she plans on returning to work next week after being allegedly assaulted by a man who she had previously served with eviction papers. Nicolas Mark S ...

Couple, brother arrested on conspiracy charges

A man, his wife and his brother are charged with conspiracy and violating insurance code in regard to a bail bond business recently opened in Auburn. Donald Thomas Malone, 62, and ...

19-year-old electrocuted in fair condition

A 19-year-old man who was electrocuted by 60,000 volts of electricity after trespassing into the Oxbow Power Station Saturday remains in fair condition in the burn unit at UC Davis ...

Two Loomis residents face embezzlement charges

  Placer County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two Loomis residents on Thursday for embezzlement and theft, according to the Placer County arrest log. Joseph Charles Camp ...