Crime

Crime Log

Placer part of statewide sex trafficking crackdown

Placer Special Investigations Unit took part in a statewide operation combating human trafficking. As part of a regional effort, the multi-agency task force, that includes Sheriff ...

Local heroes honored by Sheriff Bell

Two local Placer County heroes were honored Monday morning at the Placer County Sheriff’s Office headquarters in Auburn. Isabel Pierce and Tyler Metildi were honored ...

Stolen shopping-cart roundup in Auburn

Auburn Police are reporting about $3,200 worth of shopping carts were rounded up and returned to stores this week. The department’s Community Action Team spent part of Monda ...

Thieves get creative in mail thefts

In a new twist in local mail thievery, bolts anchoring a rural Auburn cluster mailbox were removed and the whole box was taken away. The theft took place along Baxter Grade Road. ...

Man, 24, arrested after sexually explicit images sent to girl, 15

Auburn Police have arrested a 24-year-old man on suspicion of sending sexually explicit images to a 15-year-old girl. The teen was described as "a brave young woman" by ...

Arrest in brazen '3 bears' burglary

Residents of a Foresthill home returned to find their house burglarized and a vehicle stolen, leading to an arrest of a suspect this month. According to a Placer County Sheriff&rs ...

Parking assault arrest; Store vandalized: More

Jan. 6 Ivan Alekseyevich Kochuboy, 42, of Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of possession of stolen property. The arrest took place in thee 9000-block of Crater Hill Road. Wes ...

Sheriff: Suspect killed after Placer shooting death

A homicide suspect was shot in a confrontation with deputies and officers Tuesday, following shootings between Loomis and Newcastle, the Placer County Sheriff's Office said tod ...

One victim killed Tuesday by South Placer shooter

UPDATED AT 1:30 P.M. ON THURSDAY Stanley Stepanski III, of Florence, Montana was the shooter in Tuesday’s deadly shooting spree that left one victim dead, another victim in ...

DUI bike rider; Felon with shotgun; More

Dec. 31 Marques Nicole Hawley, 25, of Concord, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The turnover for arrest to the California Highway Patr ...

Deputy in close call with DUI driving suspect

A Sacramento man was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving after a near-collision with a patrol vehicle in North Auburn, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said today. Th ...

Police: Arrest after suspect struck victim

An Auburn woman was booked into Placer County Jail Thursday on suspicion of wilful cruelty to a child. Placer County Sheriff's Office jail records also show 29-year-old Bibian ...

Rural Placer drug lab arrestees ID'd

Two Foresthill men were identified today as suspects arrested after a butane honey oil lab explosion on a rural Placer County property. Kenneth Dodson and James Dale Jacques, both ...

Arrest after search yields stolen jeans

More than $1,000 in stolen jeans were recovered after an SUV that turned out to also be stolen was pulled over in North Auburn by a deputy, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office ...

Arrests in widespread check-fraud scheme

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says it has shut down a widespread fraudulent check-cashing operation, made two arrests and expects to take more suspects into custody. Th ...