crime

Alleged text-message death threat lands Auburn man in jail

An Auburn man remained in custody Monday at Placer County Jail after getting arrested for allegedly sending a murder threat by text message this weekend. Officers arrested Myles Da ...

Auburn pair set to enter pleas on embezzlement charges

Auburn residents Mark and Darsi Champlin will be in court today to enter pleas for allegedly embezzling nearly a half million dollars from a Pleasanton woman in her eighties of the ...

Noon Hour Update: What's happening and what we're working on

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Wednesday edit ...

Crime dropping, why not staff?

Among the many headlines this week was that for the fourth year in a row crime in California is now down almost 20 percent since 2007. That’s a big drop! So why do municipalities ...

Hearing good about Wal-Mart

I do not understand why so many people are so against Wal-Mart coming to Auburn. It seems like the only store that wants to come here. The people who are so against it, do they not ...

'Goat-Man' bandit pleads guilty to serial bank robbery

A Sacramento man pleaded guilty Friday to serial bank robbery, including two incidents that occurred in Roseville. John Raymond Porter, 43, pleaded guilty to four bank robbery char ...

Child porn charges dog local men

Five men indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday include a Roseville man and a Lincoln man investigated by the FBI, according to U.S. Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner. Robert Curtis ...

Alleged Galleria arsonist faces federal charges

Federal prosecutors are taking over the case against a man who allegedly set fire to the Galleria in October, charging him with two counts of arson, officials announced Thursday. A ...

Fallen Roseville mogul arrested for grand theft

A ruined Roseville entrepreneur and the state’s 65th highest debtor was arrested and booked into Placer County jail Thursday on a charge of grand theft. Abolghassem “Abe” Ali ...

At sentencing, elder abuse defendant tells victims: ‘Sorry’

A nurse charged with stealing medication from seniors apologized to victims Wednesday but denied abusing drugs, which provoked disbelief from the judge. After her remarks, Marle ...