Auburn Police Department

Teamwork nets car burglary suspect

A tip about stolen property led to the weekend arrest of a man allegedly connected to thefts from at least three unlocked cars in the Auburn area. Cooperation between the Auburn P ...

Reader input: Slow down on Skyridge streets

A big thank-you to the Auburn police. I live on the south end of Auburn, known as the Skyridge area.  Us old guys like to walk the streets of the area for a little exercise in ...

New police officer comes aboard in Auburn

The city police department has bolstered its ranks with a new officer, who was sworn in during a Tuesday morning ceremony. Officer Philip Isetta, the latest employee of the Auburn ...

Reader Input: Of libraries and police parking

Well, bad news for all (those who visit the) library. It closes its doors on Mondays to see if it would be a great idea to do it all the time. I say it would not be a good idea b ...

More brazen break-ins surface

At least four residents of an Auburn apartment and condominium complex are now included in a string recent burglaries in the area. The Auburn Woods complex, near Lincoln Way and H ...

City to appoint interim public safety director

The Auburn City Council will be discussing the consolidation of the administration of the police and fire departments during Monday night’s meeting. City Manager Tim Run ...

New law will make look-a-like guns easier to spot

A California law that requires look-a-like gun manufacturers to clearly mark their product to be clear the guns are not real weapons has at least one other state looking to do the ...

Local cops at risk, wives say

Rainy weather and a chill in the air was not enough to keep the wives, families and supporters of several Auburn police officers from demonstrating against what they call, “u ...

Many thankful for group’s hard work

Kind words and thanks filled the air at City Hall’s Rose Room Thursday as local volunteers and their supporters gathered to share a home-cooked meal. For the last six years ...

Reader Input: Officers should have a way to help

On Oct. 21 a homeless couple, the wife in a wheelchair, spent more than seven hours near the Nevada Street entrance to Interstate 80, attempting to hitch a ride to a shelter in Ros ...

Mountain lion spotted Downtown

An early morning mountain lion sighting isn’t something you’d expect in the heart of Downtown Auburn, but it’s exactly what a handful of witness say they saw Mond ...

Wildlife officials: Auburn bear sighting to be expected

A bear sighting in the Auburn Cemetery District caused a school lockdown and search on the part of police and animal control officers. The estimated 400-pound black bear was origi ...

Kids give kudos to cops

Forget about the donuts. Police just appreciate being appreciated. “It is usually only the family and loved ones that get involved in trying to thank their police officers ...

IRS phone scam picks up in Auburn

Another telephone scam is rearing its ugly head in the Auburn area, but this time criminals are targeting taxpayers. The fairly sophisticated scheme uses a voice recording to aler ...

Suspect flees after crashing stolen motorcycle

A downed motorcycle on a residential street in Auburn resulted in a police search for a burglary suspect Monday afternoon. The crash happened in the 900 block of Mikkelsen Drive a ...