Auburn Police Department

Child severely burned; flown to UC Davis for treatment

A child was airlifted to UC Davis Medical Center Thursday evening after being badly burned by flames in a backyard fire pit. Auburn police said the incident occurred around 9 p.m. ...

Police: Auburn home was site for ‘honey oil’ lab

Lt. Victor Pecoraro of the Auburn Police Department said Thursday that investigators have determined a home located in the 800 block of Nott Court was being used to house a “ ...

Leaving dogs in hot cars could be a death sentence

As the temperature rises in Auburn, so does the potential danger of leaving dogs in parked cars. On warm days the inside of a car can heat up quickly within a matter of minutes. A ...

Reader Input: People must stop fueling drug abuse

Re: The article on the Auburn Journal front page, April 23, “First, a warning.” This is a total public relations piece by the police and the Journal. OK, here we go. ...

APD liaison focuses on the city’s homeless

Officer Tucker Huey was made the Auburn Police Department’s official homeless liaison a month ago after the agency heard complaints of homeless encampments surfacing around b ...

2 women charged with Auburn crime spree

Auburn police arrested two women Monday evening after they allegedly used stolen credit cards to purchase gift cards and other items at stores across Auburn. At 8:08 p.m. officers ...

Man arrested in theft of tablet

A man was charged with possession of stolen property after he allegedly stole a traceable electronic tablet out of a car in Auburn. The Auburn Police Department said they received ...

Rare bike stolen from Auburn shop

The theft of a $9,000 bike from an Auburn shop last week has other local retailers taking measures to make sure expensive merchandise is not snatched up by stealthy thieves. The c ...

Ruffcorn details policies, philosophy of high-speed chases

Auburn Police Chief John Ruffcorn sat down for an interview Wednesday with the Auburn Journal to talk about his department’s policies and procedures on high-speed vehicle pur ...

2 charged with allegedly shooting heroin in bathroom

Two women were booked into the Placer County Jail over the weekend after Auburn police found them allegedly injecting heroin in a restaurant in the 130 block of Grass Valley Highwa ...

Woman arrested for drunken driving

Auburn Police Department Officer Joe Almeida arrested a woman for drunk driving early Saturday morning after responding to a car accident on Greenfield Avenue. Kyla Cabrera, 21, w ...

Man arrested for allegedly hitting woman with rock

Auburn Police Department officers arrested Eduardo Reyes, 59, for allegedly assaulting a woman with a rock Thursday afternoon. The incident occurred at 12:45 p.m. in the 300 block ...

Suspects in deadly pursuit were unsupervised after Placer crimes

Three suspects who allegedly caused the deaths of two people Wednesday by triggering a high-speed pursuit in Auburn had been the subjects of an extensive Roseville police investiga ...

Wheels set in motion for more Amgen prep

Auburn police and city employees are gearing up for the 2014 Amgen Tour of California bicycle race by continuing to recruit local volunteers and wrap up public works projects withi ...