Crime

Crime Log

South Placer Jail situation costs cops time on streets

With six incorporated cities and towns, and 21 additional communities, Placer County’s law enforcement agencies face geographical challenges in making arrests and booking sus ...

UPDATE: Six of 14 Oakmont football players suspended for drug connections will play again this season

Sources at Oakmont High School in Roseville have confirmed that an Oct. 10 drug citation of an 18-year-old student has sparked an extensive investigation by school officials and th ...

UPDATE: Identity of felony hit-and-run victim released, CHP still investigating

California Highway Patrol officers in Placer County were alerted to a case of felony hit-and-run on Baseline Road between Newton and south Brewer roads at approximately 10:21 a.m. ...

Foresthill Road DUI manslaughter case goes to court

ROSEVILLE – The man authorities allege was driving under the influence the morning his pickup drifted into oncoming traffic and killed a 58-year-old Foresthill woman made his ...

Auburn Police: Officer fights off attacker, makes arrest

An Auburn Police officer fended off an attack Saturday and was able to make an arrest, according to a report. Officer Joe Almeida was dispatched to a report of a verbal argument i ...

Nine years and no answers

It has been nine years since the murder of Christie Wilson, and to this day, her killer won’t tell the family where he placed her body. The 2005 murder of 27-year-old Wilson ...

Mental health of Sheridan stabbing-murder suspect remains in question

Questions surrounding the mental health of a Sheridan stabbing-murder suspect may be resolved in December. Criminal proceedings against 34-year-old Ana Maria Bejenariu were again ...

Rocklin man arrested for public nudity

Rocklin police arrested 50-year-old Frederick O’Brien on Saturday for indecent exposure. According to a press release from Rocklin Police Department, several residents in th ...

New Auburn pastor goes behind bars to help prison inmates

Pastor Gary McAnally is used to it now. And no, it’s not the echoing slam of prison doors that  close loudly and ominously in countless prison-based movies. The electro ...

Street smarts and book smarts

One of Placer County’s top officials is newly armed with a deep knowledge of homeland security. Devon Bell, 47, undersheriff of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, com ...