Auburn Police Department

Should dog ownership be limited?

In the wake of a recent pitbull attack in Downtown Auburn, some have started to question the city’s dog ownership policies. While pet owners are required to have a license for ...

APD wins custody of pitbulls

Auburn Police Department officials will maintain custody of four pitbulls that attacked a teen for the foreseeable future. The department received a judgment back from an administ ...

Auburn man dies after Highway 49 accident

A 20-year-old Auburn resident hit by a car Wednesday evening passed away Friday in the hospital. Andrew Loeffler was hospitalized with critical injuries at Sutter Roseville Medica ...

Hearing reveals details of pitbull seizure

Four pitbulls that allegedly attacked a teen in Downtown Auburn will remain in custody for the immediate future. The owner of the dogs was revealed at an administrative hearing h ...

Teen talks about ‘scary’ pitbull attack

It’s been almost a week since four pitbulls attacked him and Joseph “JoJo” Kerschner still has the fresh wounds that remind him of the scary encounter. There are the 18 or ...

No arrest yet in Downtown pitbull attack

Auburn Police are still investigating a pitbull attack in Downtown parking lot that injured a Weimar teen. Capt. John Ruffcorn of the Auburn Police Department said Monday that the ...

APD investigating pitbull attack in Downtown

A 17-year-old male is recovering from injuries after he was attacked by four pitbulls in Downtown Auburn this week. Auburn Police Department Capt. John Ruffcorn confirmed that fou ...

Road safety top priority for law New Year’s Eve

What do 74 arrests, 12 collisions, 13 injuries and one fatality have in common? They are the preliminary figures for driving under the influence related traffic crimes tallied fo ...

Bank robbed on High Street

An unknown suspect took an unspecified amount of cash in a noontime robbery Tuesday at Bank of America on High Street in Auburn. Auburn Police Sgt. Dave Lawicka described the susp ...

Battle of Badges rings in final tally of almost $8K

A rogue kettle was found over the weekend while Salvation Army staff tallied the results of the third annual Battle of the Badges. The event pits the California Highway Patrol, Pla ...

Auburn Police swear in new Captain

Riverside County’s loss is Auburn’s gain. Former Riverside County Sheriff’s Office Lt. John Ruffcorn ended more than 20 years of service with the office to don the Auburn Po ...

Looking Behind The Scenes: So why can't California Legislature deliver state budget in reasonable time?

Sobbing through a tear-stained notebook while wishing the beloved Cubbies better luck next century... Come to think of it, it well could be another 100 years before we see the Cali ...

Catalytic converter thefts on the rise

Thieves are beginning to turn their attention to a new vehicle commodity — catalytic converters. A recent rash of the thefts in Auburn is beginning to reflect trends throughout t ...

Looking Behind the Scenes: More departures announced at Auburn P.D.

Wandering through the notebook while wondering which has more officers — the Nevada City Police Department, or the Lake of the Pines Public Safety Office. ... And while we’re ...

Looking behind the scenes: Departing captain helped change culture at APD

Draining the notebook while remembering that the best way to be around for the sixth of July is to refrain from drinking a fifth on the Fourth ... Unfortunately, there is someone ...