Crime

Crime Log

Crime In Your Community: Placer burglary interrupted; Donation box burglary at Taco Bell; More

Aug. 18 Deputies answered a trespassing call at Anytime Fitness, 12130 New Airport Road in North Auburn. Arrested at 10:16 p.m. was Randa Sue Martin, 32, of Auburn. After a warran ...

Detectives tight-lipped on Georgetown shooting report

A shooting in Georgetown has resulted in a call for the public's help in locating what the El Dorado County Sheriff's Office is describing as a "person of interest&quo ...

Menace on the Trail: Woman runner accosted near Auburn

A woman runner reported to Auburn Police that she was accosted Tuesday by two men on a trail in the American River canyon below Auburn. Police said today that they assisted State ...

Stanislaus County auto, firearm theft arrest in Auburn

Running a license plate parked at an Auburn-area motel led to the quick arrest Tuesday of a suspect in a Stanislaus County burglary. Arrested was 28-year-old Adam Neault. The Yuba ...

United front revealed in Golden State Killer case

The prosecution of a Sacramento-area man accused of being the notorious Golden State Killer of the 1970s and 1980s will take place in Sacramento. District attorneys from six count ...

Man in latex gloves robs two Placer County banks

Two bank robberies in Placer County are being linked to one man, with security footage from both heists showing a suspect with a penchant for wearing latex gloves while committing ...

Terror in the Night: Homeowner shoots intruder

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that an intruder was hospitalized after a homeowner in Cool fired several rounds at the suspect. The incident took place i ...

Auburn focus in HBO Golden State Killer documentary

The Golden State Killer lurked in the shadows of California's consciousness for much of the 1970s and 1980s. But when ex-Auburn Police Officer Joe DeAngelo was arrested in Apr ...

Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more

Crime in Your Community: Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more Aug. 1 Dylan Kelly Truman, 51, of Auburn, was arrested on suspicion of burglary by entering ...

Auburn Police lose three to retirement

Three officers with a total of 66 years of law enforcement experience are retiring from the Auburn Police Department. The retirees - Police Chief John Ruffcorn, Sgt. Chris Forman ...

Loomis 'gas-pump' rage; Rash of Rocklin, Roseville battery thefts; More

July 25 Mitchell Anthony Meredith, 58, of Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft and possession of a controlled substance. The arrest took place in the 10500-block ...

Two vandalism attacks in two days at Placer County school = $60K damage

Vandals hit Colfax High School hard this week, causing an estimated $60,000 in damage, the Placer County Sheriff's Office said today. *** The Sheriff's Office is now putti ...

Robbery suspect arrest at Nevada-Placer County line

Fleeing into Placer County failed to prevent robbery suspect Steven Jay Petree from arrest. Petree, 50, was the object of a manhunt in the Coloma area, 17 miles east of Auburn, af ...

Bus pepper spray attack on I-80

UPDATE: 12:30 P.M. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 1: PEPPER SPRAY TERROR ON INTERSTATE 80 IN AUBURN   A 60-year-old man was behind bars Wednesday after a pepper spray attack on Greyhound b ...

$1K iPhone X theft leads to arrest

An iPhone X stolen from a North Auburn store got as far as Penryn before authorities caught up with it in a vehicle being driven toward Sacramento on Interstate 80. Also in the va ...