Crime

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First love, then death: Alta I-80 crash may be kidnap, homicide

UPDATE: 5:15 P.M. FRIDAY, JULY 27: Detectives believe two I-80 deaths came after kidnapping Newcastle’s Dayton Holden and Dutch Flat’s Devyn Graham appeared to be in l ...

Crime In Your Community: Auburn porch piracy; Hidden Falls Park car break-in; More

July 18 Aurelio Roman Berumen, 58, of Vacaville was cited on suspicion of driving while his license was suspended. The citation was issued at Interstate 80 and Newcastle Road afte ...

Have you seen this robbery suspect?

Wanted by authorities on a robbery allegation, Steven Jay Petree was spotted in a stolen car near El Dorado County’s Coloma Club on Wednesday. The car was later recovered bu ...

Jerry Brown jumpstarts new judge

Elected as Placer County superior court’s newest judge in June and slated to start in January, Todd Irby is getting an early start on the job from the Governor’s Office ...

Homeless hideouts sprouting in Auburn

The report of another homeless camp — this time on the lawn next to the Auburn Library — was fielded by authorities Tuesday. It was the latest in a string of discoveri ...

$2M claim by fired Placer County sergeant

A potential court battle is brewing over the firing of an ex-Placer County Sheriff’s Office jail sergeant. The Placer County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to reject a p ...

Crime In Your Community: Colfax brass knuckles, billy club arrest; Roseville car engine theft; More

July 9 The passenger in a 2017 Jeep pulled over for speeding was arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin and meth, plus possession of brass knuckles and a billy club. Arrest ...

Focus on cannabis sales at Colfax Church of Modern Medicine

The Church of Modern Medicine has set up shop in Colfax and the weedmaps.com website indicates that it’s offering more than salvation. At $220 an ounce, the 333 Canyon Court ...

Police find homeless camp on roof of Auburn school

The ongoing search by authorities for illegal homeless camps and people in need of services now includes a visit to an Auburn elementary school’s roof. The climb by ladder t ...

3 arrests after parachute jumps off Foresthill Bridge

Three out-of-county men were arrested on suspicion of trespassing on the Foresthill Bridge catwalk near Auburn after parachute jumps off the 730-foot-high span at dusk were spotted ...

Partial ID on body found in American River

Authorities have released some identifying information on a body found in the American River but are withholding a name until next of kin can be notified. The body was discovered ...

Partial ID on body found in American River

Authorities have released some identifying information on a body found in the American River but are withholding a name until next of kin can be notified. The body was discovered ...

New Auburn regulations button up on-the-job massage garb, activity

New massage business rules in Auburn designed to block prostitution will be in place by early August. And those rules include specific instructions on what people employed in the ...

Predator brought condoms, gun, spiked lemonade, detectives brought handcuffs: Sheriff’s Office

Authorities are alleging that a 31-year-old Sacramento man brought hard lemonade, condoms, a replica handgun and meth to what he thought was a meet-up with a 15-year-old girl in Au ...

Crime In Your Community: Roseville food truck theft disaster; Auburn Yeti coolers targeted: More

June 28 A 54-year-old Sacramento woman said her purse was stolen while she was in Thunder Valley Casino. Her debit card was subsequently used at Citrus Heights and Sacramento loca ...