Auburn Police Department

Auburn man in jail for alleged lewd acts with a minor

An Auburn man is in jail for allegedly committing lewd acts with a 14-year-old child. On Monday Auburn police arrested Matthew Joseph Barraza, 31, an Auburn-area martial arts inst ...

Homeless camp trash riles neighbor

Auburn resident Aaron Campbell was upset Tuesday when he went to take out the trash and saw something ugly floating in the creek that runs next to his condominium complex. “I s ...

Man arrested for allegedly stabbing woman with fork

An Auburn man was arrested for allegedly poking his female roommate in the head with a fork. James Svanda, 58, was no longer in custody Monday after he was arrested March 12 on ch ...

Teen arrested for using credit cards in lost purse

A 19-year-old man is no longer in custody after he allegedly took a 77-year-old’s lost purse and used the credit cards inside. William Manzer was arrested Friday on charges of bu ...

Auburn man arrested four times in less than a week

A 24-year-old Auburn man arrested for check fraud is facing some new charges on his fourth arrest in less than a week. Auburn police arrested Jerod Duane Williams March 11 for fra ...

St. Patty’s Day festivities planned for Auburn

The day of wearing green, drinking a pint and noshing on corned beef and cabbage is here. Thursday afternoon and evening several local restaurants and bars are hosting St. Patric ...

Auburn man arrested for check fraud

A 24-year-old Auburn man was arrested in a check fraud case that included help from the U.S. Secret Service. Jerod Williams remained in custody at Placer County Jail Monday held ...

Dorer Drive shooting still a mystery

Auburn police are still looking for answers in a shooting that killed one Auburn man. A 42-year-old Auburn man was shot in his Dorer Drive home Saturday afternoon. He was taken to ...

Fatal Auburn shooting under investigation

Police said Monday they have no suspects in a shooting that killed a 42-year-old Auburn man. According to Capt. John Ruffcorn, of the Auburn Police Department, police responded to ...

Two Auburnites arrested for meth

An Auburn man and woman were arrested this weekend for possessing methamphetamine. At 10:30 a.m. on Saturday Auburn Police Department officers responded to a disturbance call on ...

Knife-wielding hotel patron hit by TASER

An Auburn hotel guest was struck by a TASER after she allegedly wouldn’t stop walking toward police while holding a knife. Jelissa Ann Marie Warkentin, 24, was released from jai ...

Police looking for gas thief

Auburn police are looking for a man who stole more than 200 gallons of gas from an Auburn gasoline station. According to Detective Scott Alford in the early morning hours of Feb. ...
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