Crime

Crime Log

Shooting into house; Wrong-way driver; more

  Dec. 2 A cluster mailbox at Magnolia Ranch Road and West Weimar Crossroads in Weimar was broken into and mail was reported stolen. Dec. 1 A driving-under-the-influence o ...

Sheriff: Mountain lion attack 'unsubstantiated'

A report of a man being slashed in the throat during a mountain lion attack is "unsubstantiated" and he's suspected to be the victim of an assault, the Nevada ...

Spot a scammer this holiday season

‘Tis the season for scam artists. AARP, the retired people’s organization, has released four top ways con artists are taking advantage of Placer County residents and h ...

Placer rates as one of the safest places to live in CA

Placer County remains one of the safest places to live in California, according to law enforcement officials. Gold Country Media looked into how different communities stack up wi ...

Placer Sheriff counts 71 ICE jail requests

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office fielded 71 requests in 2017 from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for release information on jail inmates living in the country ill ...

CHP utilizes tech to alert public

When a person goes missing, every second counts.  As the statewide coordinator for the Amber, Silver, and Blue Alert programs, the California Highway Patrol (CHP) said time is ...

Arrests in trestle debris dumps onto autos

For more than a month, the California Highway Patrol fielded reports of rocks, chunks of concrete, scrap metal - even a water heater - being tossed into Interstate 80 traffic. It ...

Man dodges bullet; Recyclables ripoff; Safecracker foiled

Rayshane Olivie Sipert, a 32-year-old Sacramento transient, was arrested outside the Granite Bay Walmart on Douglas Boulevard on suspicion of theft, possession of drug paraphernali ...

Burglary suspect arrested after manhunt near Auburn

Early this afternoon, a man wanted on a burglary warrant was spotted in the Auburn area by a Placer County sheriff’s deputy, according to Sheriff’s Office Lt. Andrew Sc ...

Q&A: With new Auburn Police Chief Ryan Kinnan

Taking the oath of office today, new Auburn Police Chief Ryan Kinnan comes from Citrus Heights, one of the newest cities in the state, to one of the oldest. Kinnan was sworn in la ...

Spray-paint vandalism spree strikes Placer County city

Colfax was hit by a rash of spray-paint vandalism this past week, with the Placer County Sheriff’s Office reporting six vehicles damaged. Photos published online and on the ...

Strangling arrest in Auburn

A Placerville man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a woman reported being strangled inside an Auburn home. Auburn Police reported the incident took place Friday ...

Bump key arrest; Target sneak thief; More

Nov. 14 Katie Lynn Tadena, 34, of Roseville was arrested on suspicion of possession of meth. The arrest took place at Atkinson Street and Booth Road in Roseville. A 33-year-old M ...

Craigslist scam strikes Auburn

A rental home in Auburn advertised on Craigslist with a price that seemed too good to be true was just that. Notch another evil victory for scammers this past month, with a Craigs ...

Arrests in Placer-Sacramento County crime spree

Two suspects in a crime spree stretching from Auburn to Sacramento County are behind bars. The crimes the two are suspects in include a Home Depot theft, stealing from two Raley&# ...