Crime

Crime Log

Crime Report: Arrests, incidents in Auburn area

May 2 James Earl Wortham III, 30, an Auburn transient, was arrested on suspicion of shoplifting, vandalism and possession of suspected methamphetamine. The arrest at the Goodwill ...

UPDATE: Roseville police name man who killed himself in SWAT standoff

The man who triggered an hours-long standoff Wednesday in Roseville before taking his own life has been identified as 46-year-old Travis Swol. Police recently announced that Swol w ...

Highway Patrol officer injured in Highway 49 crash

A California Highway Patrol officer was injured after his patrol car was struck from behind Monday at an intersection south of Grass Valley. The driver of the other vehicle was tr ...

Horizon Charter teacher from Roseville arrested for child molestation

Detectives with Sunnyvale’s Department of Public Safety arrested a 64-year-old Roseville man Wednesday on six counts of child molestation, according to a news release from th ...

Retired Placer sheriff’s lieutenant to be honored

Retired Placer County sheriff’s lieutenant John Weaver is being honored at this year’s State of the Community event in Auburn with the Placer County Award. Weaver reti ...

Three arrests at rural Auburn cannabis oil lab

A “knock and talk” inspection at a rural Auburn house to determine compliance with medical marijuana laws has led to three arrests connected to the discovery of a honey ...

Placer supes reject video visits bids

Placer County isn’t logging off on its current inmate video visitation contractor. The Board of Supervisors followed a recommendation from staff Tuesday to reject proposals ...

Craigslist leads Rocklin officers to another Prop. 47-enabled offender

An anecdote about the combined impact of Proposal 47 and prison realignment: Rocklin police found a Lincoln man in possession of heroin, methamphetamine and stolen property last we ...

Shots fired, arrest in grocery store parking lot road rage incident

An El Dorado County man is in jail after what officials are calling a road rage incident with shots fired in a grocery store parking lot. According to the El Dorado County Sheriff ...

Placer Union High School District embraces distance learning

A student at Foresthill High School who wants to take as many Advanced Placement classes as possible will no longer have to transfer to Placer. In fact, more classes will be availa ...

20-year prison term for King Fire arsonist

Wayne Allen Huntsman’s guilty plea Friday to arson charges in the 2014 King Fire has put him put him behind bars for a 20 years. But the door isn’t shut on massive imp ...

Auburn couple arrested for stabbing 24-year-old man

Placer County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Auburn couple for stabbing a man at the Rock Creek Plaza at the corner of Highway 49 and Bell Road Thursday evening. Anthony Manue ...

$64.3M cost estimate for new Placer morgue, crime lab

A study released Tuesday estimates the cost for Placer County to build a new morgue and crime lab at $64.3 million. It’s also identifying the best site for the building woul ...

Placer Sheriff says ‘no’ to open-container ban

Placer County Sheriff Ed Bonner says no new open container regulations are needed. Bonner said that the Sheriff’s Office has reviewed the law and believes the current statut ...

Arrest after auto theft, marathon chase to Foresthill area

A Sacramento man was behind bars Monday after a stolen car was pursued by police from Auburn to east of Foresthill. The incident started shortly after 4 a.m. Saturday after office ...