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Man arrested for harassment

Sonny Edward Harris, 47, of Auburn remains in custody after being arrested on suspicion of harassment Friday after waiting outside a business at 300 Elm Avenue. An employee there c ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Despite arrest, Kirby likely to be mayor

Dr. Bill Kirby's city council colleagues appear ready to vote for him to be Auburn's mayor Monday night despite his recent arrest on a charge of drugged driving. A simple ...

Auburn city councilmember fights drugged-driving allegation

UPDATE 10:30 A.M. DEC. 3: Auburn City Councilman Bill Kirby is facing a driving-under-the-influence of drugs charge in Monterey County. But Kirby, 67, said Wednesday that the alle ...

Bedroom intruder stabs Weimar man in head

A Weimar man woke up to a nightmare – an intruder stabbing him in the head with a knife. The stabbing took place early Friday morning and followed a report minutes earlier f ...

Son, 16, charged with triple murder in Greenwood cabin-fire death case

The 16-year-old son of a Benicia construction-business owner whose remains were found at his burned Greenwood cabin along with two other family members’ has been arrested on ...

Deputies make arrest day after search of home in Meadow Vista

After what appeared to be a lengthy standoff at a rural Meadow Vista home Friday, Placer County Sheriff’s deputies arrested the man they were looking for in Granite Bay Satur ...

Foresthill DUI death suspect back in court

ROSEVILLE — It’s been nearly a year since bicyclist Barbara Lane Crowell was struck by a truck and killed during an early morning ride along Foresthill Road. In the 11 ...

Shooting in Newcastle leaves one dead, rural community in shock

One man is dead and a 28-year-old Lincoln area man is under arrest after a shooting Thursday in the rural foothills west of Auburn. While the identity of the victim had not been r ...

Reader Input: Good luck in continuing clean-up

Congratulations to local law enforcement for arresting a local sex trafficker in Auburn (“Sex trafficking sting in Auburn,” Journal, April 12). It is much easier to go ...

Auburn Police: Officer fights off attacker, makes arrest

An Auburn Police officer fended off an attack Saturday and was able to make an arrest, according to a report. Officer Joe Almeida was dispatched to a report of a verbal argument i ...

Placer County sheriff’s deputy arrested for unlawful sex with 17-year-old

Placer County sheriff’s Deputy Ken Skogen was arrested Thursday and charged with four felony counts stemming from an alleged 2011 relationship the deputy had with a 17 year-o ...