robbery

SoCal detectives allege another robbery by group under arrest in Placer

AUBURN CA - A gunpoint robbery in Southern California is being tied by investigators to a group of five people now in Placer County custody on similar allegations surrounding robbe ...

Man sentenced to 20-year prison term for four Auburn-area armed hold-ups

AUBURN CA - Four gunpoint robberies ? three in the Auburn area and one in Weimar ? have cost their 22-year-old perpetrator his freedom for at least the next 16 years. Lukas Lambet ...

Auburn Bank of the West robbery suspects in custody

A woman bank robber and her male getaway driver only made it about 12 miles from the scene of the crime in Auburn before being arrested as they fled westbound on Interstate 80 Mond ...

Medical marijuana supporters speak out after alleged armed robbery

A recent robbery that involved a medical marijuana theft has some speaking out about concerns and asking local residents to use security to keep themselves and their medical cannab ...

“Goat-Man Bandit” in three Auburn bank robberies sentenced to prison

The man responsible for three Auburn bank robberies and a string of six others in the area from late 2008 to early 2009 has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison. John ...

Alley robbery attempt lands man in jail

A 34-year-old man remained in jail Monday after an alleged attempted robbery in Downtown Auburn Sunday night. Darrell Eugene Polk was being held on $130,000 bail after he was arr ...

Man brandishing handgun robs Auburn's West America Bank

A man brandishing a handgun robbed the West America Bank in Auburn on Monday, Auburn Police reported. The bank robbery – the fourth this year within Auburn city limits and sixth ...

Fatal freefall: Jobless contractor took desperate turn into bank robbery

Hours before suspected bank robber Gregory Ray DeFord was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy, he had told his wife that he would not go to prison. Deann DeFord said she had s ...

Auburn robber connected to eight other thefts

A man who robbed the Bank of America on High Street in Downtown Auburn Friday is being connected to eight other bank robberies. According to Sgt. Dave Lawicka of the Auburn Police ...

Suspects at large from two Auburn bank robberies in two days

A man who robbed a North Auburn bank by claiming to have a bomb was still at large today. The robbery Saturday was the second in the Auburn area in two days. The man, who wore dark ...

Auburn home invasion, armed robbery reveal drug's attractions and dangers

The wake-up calls are jarring for Placer County communities when it comes to the spread of OxyContin abuse. In Rocklin, it was the morning when the letters on the high school’s ...

Police arrest Auburn Bank of America suspect

A 28-year-old man from French Camp has been arrested on suspicion of robbing Downtown Auburn’s Bank of America March 8. And he’s been linked by police to a spree of bank robber ...

Police link Auburn Bank of America heist suspect to recent Roseville robbery

Police have established a likely link between Monday’s Auburn bank robbery and another in Roseville earlier this month. The man who robbed Downtown Auburn’s Bank of America br ...

UPDATE: Woman robbed at gunpoint at Rocklin Safeway, two suspects sought

A woman was robbed at gunpoint on Jan. 10 at the Safeway store on Sunset Boulevard and Park Drive in Rocklin. Rocklin police responded at approximately 1:25 p.m. to a reported arme ...

Man robs Auburn bank

An unknown suspect took an unspecified amount of cash in a noontime robbery Tuesday at Bank of America on High Street in Auburn. Auburn Police Sgt. Dave Lawicka described the susp ...