Crime

Crime Log

Burgled but unbowed: Rock store burgled three times in 16 days

David Holtzinger glanced over his shoulder to a patched brick wall, one of several entrances thieves used to burgle his Old Town rock and mineral store three times over 16 days. ...

Objects of Foresthill manhunt no longer in Placer County jail

Subjects of a three-day manhunt in the rugged wildland of Placer County near Foresthill earlier this month, four Sacramento men are out of jail and moving through the court system ...

Transients challenge cops, public in North Auburn

Separate North Auburn confrontations – one involving a woman allegedly brandishing a knife, another, when a man raised his fists and challenged sheriff’s deputies to a ...

Naked man bitten in Foresthill confrontation

A naked man was taken into custody on a Foresthill road after a confrontation with Placer County sheriff’s deputies today. A sheriff’s canine unit was brought in after ...

Transient stabbed in random North Auburn attack

A seemingly random stabbing of a homeless man in North Auburn is being investigated by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. The incident was reported to authorities early Tue ...

High speed I-80 pursuit ends in Gold Run arrest

A fleeing motorist led law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit from the Applegate area to Gold Run today. Speeds are estimated to have reached as much as 100 mph during the failed ...

Last three of four fugitives arrested in Foresthill Friday evening after three-day search

10 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5 -- Three men who had been on the run from law enforcement in the rugged terrain four miles east of Foresthill since Wednesday afternoon, were captured ...

One in custody, three still at large: Foresthill manhunt re-focused

One man was arrested Thursday morning and three others remained at large after the men apparently fled while being questioned east of Foresthill. The arrest of Pedro Madrigal Orti ...

Grittier North Auburn homeless presence raises concerns

A grittier version of Auburn is emerging in recent months, with a hardened brand of homelessness creating concerns for residents and businesses. That’s the scenario that ope ...

Transient faces charges in neighborhood scare incident

For some Auburn residents, Saturday morning began with a knock on the door by an intoxicated and incoherent man. Auburn Police Department received several calls from the Live Oak ...

Pilot Hill search connected to fleeing driver

A search that closed off roads Thursday in the Pilot Hill area of El Dorado County was connected to a fleeing motorist from a California Highway Patrol pursuit that started in Amad ...

Ex-Garden Valley fire chief facing new charge

  Former Garden Valley Fire Chief William Dekker’s legal woes are mounting. Already facing drunken driving charges from a December arrest that led to his resignation a ...

Roads closed in Pilot Hill area for manhunt

1:50 p.m. UPDATE Jan. 21 A search in the Pilot Hill area was unable to locate the man authorities were looking for today. The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office was advising re ...

Man wounded in Loomis deputies’ shoot-out Monday in serious condition

The suspect in Monday’s shooting in a Loomis shopping center remains in serious condition at a Roseville hospital, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Rod ...

Shooting in Loomis Update from 10:22 a.m. Jan. 18, 2016

A 49-year-old Fresno man, Rodney Hance, was wounded in a shootout with sheriff’s deputies Monday morning in a Loomis shopping center, according to the Placer County Sheriff&r ...