Crime

Crime Log

Crime in Your Community: Airsoft guns stolen from church; Snapchat meetup ends with beating; More

  Oct. 9 A porch pirate lifted a box and suitcase worth $300 from a 6800-block Douglas Boulevard location in Granite Bay. A welfare check turned into a parole search that ...

I-80 sighting leads to arrest of armed Reno homicide suspect in Placer County

A homicide suspect fleeing a Reno shooting death with a loaded handgun in a stolen car was arrested after being spotted on Interstate 80 Sunday by a Gold Run California Highway Pat ...

Fountains shooting leaves more questions than answers

Late Saturday night, officers responded to “shots fired” near Reserve Drive in Roseville at the Fountains, according to Roseville Police Department spokesman Rob Baquer ...

PG&E crew had deputy patrol after insults, objects thrown

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. employees reported verbal abuse in the Foresthill area as they worked during a wildfire-safety power shutoff. After the abuse included an object or ...

Video captures Auburn porch pirate in act

Auburn Police are asking if you know the man in the photo approaching a house in an act of porch piracy. The man in the photo is alleged to have entered a property on Shockley Lan ...

Crime In Your Community: Arrest after threats with knife: $125K 'suspicious' transactions from church; More

Oct. 15 A chainsaw was stolen from the back of a truck parked in the 7900-block Hillview Road in Newcastle. Oct. 14 James William Wyatt, 39, of Colfax was arrested on suspicio ...

Auburn thieves caught in Newcastle

Five armed robbers took electronic equipment from the Willow Creek AT&T store in Auburn at 6:30 p.m. Friday, according to law enforcement officials. The suspects, two 17 year ...

PG&E chainsaw ripoffs alleged

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is describing the arrest of three chainsaw-theft suspects as being in the right place at the right time. The Sheriff’s Office report ...

Bridge Oddity

A DUI driver was involved in two separate crashes coming from Foresthill to Auburn along Foresthill Road, according to the California Highway Patrol. The driver ended up stopped on ...

Shooting on Marguerite Mine Road

UPDATE: 10:15 A.M. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 17: Suspect arrested Placer County sheriff's deputies arrested shooting suspect Dave De La Cruz at about 9 a.m. today, ending a search that ...

Twice-convicted ‘sexually violent’ predator Tibor Karsai released with no supervision

By Gina Kim Of the Santa Maria Times   A man once deemed a "sexually violent predator" who's been on monitored release in Santa Barbara County since 2013 was ...

Media Life: Fountain furor then. Forgotten now

Seventy years ago, there was no Old Town Auburn. Or at least, if you stopped a local on the street in A-Town in 1948 for directions to it, they’d likely correct you and tell ...

Crime In Your Community: Illegal ammo find after 90 mph chase; Storage thefts; More

  Oct. 3 Shane Michael Doxie, 37, of North Highlands was arrested on suspicion of possession of burglary tools, being a felon in possession of ammunition and driving with a ...

Crime In Your Community: Smoke shop spitting; Ulta cosmetics heist; More

Sept. 30 Talesia Taylor, a 23-year-old transient, was arrested in the 1600-block of North Auburn’s Wimbledon Drive on suspicion of vehicle theft and receiving a stolen vehic ...

Pellet shootings hit Colfax-Auburn area

A rash of unnerving pellet-gun shootings has spurred a call by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office for the public’s help in solving what it is describing as a series of ...