auburn police

Super Bowl picks: Free ride home vs. patrol car ride to jail?

Auburn Super Bowl celebrants have two good reasons to not drink and drive. No. 1. The California Highway Patrol and other law-enforcement agencies in Placer County and the Auburn ...

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 ...

Police: Driver sought for questioning after fleeing as officers approached

 A driver, stopped by Auburn Police, fled as officers approached the vehicle. Officers stopped the beige 1993 Lexus sedan at around 9:30 p.m. Thursday on Pacific Street near ...

Police agencies struggle to hire

Law enforcement agencies throughout the region are having a difficult time placing qualified applicants in open positions within their departments. The problem, they say, is not w ...

Man charged with heroin possession

Auburn police arrested a man on drug charges Sunday evening after he allegedly tried to discard heroin near a bus stop at the 12000 block of Westwood Drive. Police responded to th ...

Man charged with multiple firearm felonies

Police charged an Auburn man with four counts of firearm-related felonies and one misdemeanor count of resisting arrest Saturday evening. At 11:14 p.m., Auburn Police Officer Joe ...

Auburn police charge man with possession of heroin

Auburn police arrested a man for allegedly being in possession of a controlled substance. Officers contacted Camden James Hocking, 36, of Placerville in the area of Epperle Lane a ...

Probe continues into ‘suspicious’ Placer High fire

Auburn police are now describing a Feb. 28 fire in an art classroom at Placer High School as “suspicious” as an investigation into its cause continues. The fire result ...

Airport Business Park irked by rise in crime

Richard Anderson, a prominent Auburn businessman, told the City Council this week that members of the Auburn Airport Business Park Association are up in arms over a perceived incre ...

Auburn skunk solution starts with live and let live: Placer wildlife rescue group

An Auburn neighborhood’s skunk concerns can be addressed by several steps that stop short of killing the animal, a Gold Country Wildlife Rescue official said Wednesday. Cha ...

Man arrested in Roseville for 3 warrants, drug-related charges

Auburn police detectives traveled to Roseville Friday and arrested a man who was allegedly in possession of methamphetamine, heroin, hypodermic needles and other drug paraphernalia ...

Anti-panhandling campaign continues in Auburn

Thanksgiving Eve generally brings large numbers of people out to shop for last-minute groceries, which is why Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn, Mayor Kevin Hanley, Vice Mayor Brid ...

Reader Input: Police proactive in clearing camps

I applaud Auburn police plus code enforcement for cleaning up encampments (“City presses homeless camp cleanup,” Journal, Nov. 19). Our police department says “ ...

Auburn man arrested for threatening woman and her family

An Auburn man was arrested by Auburn Police on charges of stalking, making criminal threats and violating a criminal court order. Brian Alan McGuire, 24, allegedly threatened a 22 ...

Driver pulled from burning vehicle after crash

A passerby pulled a driver from a burning vehicle Tuesday evening on Highway 49 in the canyon grade, but few details were available from Auburn police. Sgt. Dale Hutchins said the ...