Auburn Police Department

Vandals strike Downtown

A rash of graffiti has spread across Auburn within the last three weeks, upsetting citizens, business owners and law enforcement. Over the last three weekends Placer High School ha ...

Pitbull attacks 91-year-old in backyard

Auburn police shot and killed a pitbull after it reportedly attacked a 91-year-old man Sunday. The victim suffered “severe” injuries to his left wrist, hand and fingers, whic ...

Looking behind the Scenes: Auburn Police opening up more cold case files

Sometimes, writing a column is a lot like jumping into the car taking a trip. Many times, you know exactly where you’re headed, but on a few fortunate occasions, you capriciously ...

Police arrest suspected Back Country thief

Police arrested an Auburn man Wednesday morning who allegedly stole about $30,000 worth of jewels and other items from an Old Town business. Anthony George Pavich was taken into ...

Auburn man arrested for assaulting child

An Auburn man remains jailed for allegedly sexually assaulting a child younger than 14 years old. Keith Robert Sanchez, 30, was arrested on charges of lewd and lascivious acts wi ...

Teen arrested for bringing gun on campus

Auburn Police arrested a teen for bringing guns onto Placer High School Thursday. At about 11:50 a.m., Placer High school students reportedly spotted two long guns inside the cab ...

City recruiting Amgen volunteers

City officials are recruiting volunteers to help secure the Auburn section of a course that Lance Armstrong and other elite cyclists are expected to race on in May. The City of A ...

Back wall break-in wipes storeowners clean

Police are investigating a brazen burglary during which the suspects chipped through a brick wall of and cut open a safe inside an Old Town Auburn business. On Monday, Back Count ...

Auburn puts on a grand parade

I would like to thank the Auburn Police Department and the City of Auburn workers for helping to expedite the permit for the Saint Paddy’s Day Parade. I read the Journal’s fro ...

Police ID canal body

Police identified a man whose body was found in an Auburn canal within a month of finding another man’s corpse in the same location. On Tuesday, Auburn Police released the name ...

Body found in Auburn canal

A utility worker discovered a man’s body in an Auburn canal Thursday. On Friday, Auburn Police Sgt. Dale Hutchins said that officers were investigating the death of a Hispanic m ...

Police launch citizen's academy

The Auburn Police Department would like to announce that they are accepting applications for their first Citizens' Awareness Academy. Residents who would like to participate in th ...

Neighbor says man was ‘quiet’

As police await autopsy results, one neighbor said a body found in an Auburn home belonged to a “quiet” but nice man. Mike Taylor, a longtime Mikkelsen Drive resident, said t ...

Police: No foul play in Auburn death case

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a body discovered in an Auburn home last week. However, officials say they do not suspect foul play in the death of 54-year ...

Two in jail after stealing from Auburn homes, businesses

Two men charged with stealing “thousands of dollars” worth of home items and cars are behind bars. Thomas Alan Woodhouse, 24, of Auburn, and Clarence Wayne Anderson, 30, of A ...