Auburn Police Department

Auburn police chief retiring after 30 years in law enforcement

Police Chief Valerie Harris said she is grateful for the community’s support of the police department and thankful to have been able to serve the residents of Auburn. Harris is s ...

Is local teen prescription drug abuse a problem?

Community officials had varying opinions about whether or not the community is facing a large teenage prescription drug abuse problem, and one Auburn teen said prescription drugs w ...

Cool mans turns himself in, booked for alleged attempted murder

A Cool resident who was allegedly involved in the stabbing of a local man, sending him to the hospital, is now in custody in Placer County Jail. Gavin Levi Rasmussen, 20, turned h ...

Another View: Lead the way to a better community

A group of community-minded individuals have noticed that it’s time to celebrate the positive in Auburn. Lately, the yet-to-recover economy has claimed some victims, including l ...

Suspect in stabbing to be considered ‘armed and dangerous,’ detective says

A Cool resident is still in the hospital after he was stabbed repeatedly Friday night, and Auburn police are asking for help in finding a suspect in the case. Auburn Police Detec ...

Clear Cruise Nite of dogs

How sad a little dog like Lucky died because of an unleashed dog (Journal, June 8). What does it take for dog owners to be responsible for their dogs? Not only leashing, but also p ...

Auburn police chief set to retire at end of month

Auburn can expect to see some changes in its police department, including the retirement of its chief. Chief Valerie Harris is set to retire June 29, and Captain John Ruffcorn is ...

Newcastle man in jail after alleged collisions, police pursuit

A Newcastle man is behind bars after allegedly hitting two cars and leading police on a brief pursuit on Auburn Folsom Road Tuesday. Auburn police officers arrested Jerry Vincent ...

Man arrested on rape charge of 14-year-old

A 20-year-old Auburn transient remained jailed Tuesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl. Taylour Francis Jordan was held on $250,000 bail after he was arr ...

One arrested in fake credit card scheme

Auburn Police arrested one woman and are looking for another in connection with a theft from a local electronics store. On Monday, Auburn Police Detective Adam Cline said investig ...