Auburn Police Department

Man arrested for sexting Auburn teen scheduled to be sentenced

A man arrested for sending sexual text messages to a 16-year-old Auburn boy is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday. Charles Wayne Burghy, 44, of Pine Grove, was arrested on Aug. 1 ...

Coloring contest will represent healthy pets

Residents can learn how to be responsible pet owners at the Gold Country Fair this weekend. The Auburn Police Department is teaming with several non-profit organizations for the c ...

Fast Fridays live up to their name

Every Friday night a crowd gathers to watch a group of daring riders roar around an eighth-of-a-mile dirt track where they can reach speeds up to 60 mph. Kids cover their ears as ...

Police searching for bank robber

Auburn Police and Placer Sheriff’s Deputies are searching for a man who reportedly robbed a bank late Friday morning. The man appears to be in his 70s, and was last seen wearin ...

Mowry facing next court date

The former Sierra College and Del Oro football star facing charges of extortion is scheduled to appear in Auburn’s Placer County Jail courtroom Friday. Chad Richard Mowry, 26, ...

Couple arrested for extorting Chinese restaurant

Police arrested an Auburn couple Wednesday for allegedly trying to extort money from a local Chinese restaurant. Larry Warren Bosworth, 39, and Rebecca Lynn Bosworth, 36, were ch ...

Alleged sex-offender pleads

A man arrested for allegedly sexting an Auburn teenage boy pleaded not guilty Tuesday to all charges. Charles Wayne Burghy, 44, was arrested Friday in a local Auburn retail center ...

Skateboarder dies following crash on Auburn-Folsom Road

A skateboarder riding on Auburn-Folsom Road was struck by a vehicle and later died at the hospital Friday night. Nicholas Brown, a 19-year-old Elk Grove resident, was riding in b ...

44-year-old arrested on sex charges

Auburn police arrested a 44-year-old man Friday for sending naked pictures to an Auburn teen. Pine Grove resident Charles Wayne Burghy, 44, allegedly got the 16-year-old boy’s ph ...

Drug bust in Old Town Auburn

Auburn Police arrested three males in connection with drugs and burglary in Old Town Auburn Monday afternoon. Officers received a call around 2 p.m., according to Chris Forman, t ...

Man arrested in alleged extortion attempt

Auburn Police arrested a man who allegedly claimed to be a cop and tried to extort money from people who reportedly hired exotic dancers, officials said. Chad Richard Mowry, 26, ...

Rape added to list of charges

An Auburn man with a number of previous charges is now facing allegations of rape. Sean Michael McHugh, 23, was arrested Tuesday by Auburn Police officers and is currently being ...

No one found after police swarm neighborhood

No one was found in a home involved in a possible burglary Thursday morning At about 11:08 a.m., Auburn Police received a 911 call from April Wong, the daughter of the owners of a ...

Police finish citizens’ academy, plan for another

The Auburn Police Department recently finished its Citizens Awareness Academy. Volunteer Aillene Cole said the academy was a success and the department has plans to offer another c ...

Motorcyclist injured in Auburn crash

A 62-year-old man was taken to the hospital after he reportedly crashed his motorcycle in Auburn Tuesday afternoon. David Tracy was taken via ambulance to Sutter Auburn Faith Hos ...