crime

Auburn shows false security

I am so pleased that the Journal put the purse thief story on the front page (Jan. 4). I have seen so many women in our area leaving their purses unattended in shopping carts. Ever ...

Sentencing delayed for nurse in drug theft case

It seems a nurse accused of elder abuse will wait till after the holidays to hear her fate. Marlene Sandra Delp, 64, appeared in a Placer County court Wednesday for sentencing aft ...

Report: Maintenance worker shut off Galleria sprinklers

A Westfield maintenance worker who believed he was acting on police orders shut off sprinklers during the Galleria mall blaze, city officials said Friday. Did any emergency person ...

Our View: Don’t let burglars be your Grinch this holiday season

Holiday lore is filled with heartwarming imagery: Snowmen in the yard, candlelight filling the home, reindeer landing on the roof, jolly St. Nick sliding down the chimney. But for ...

Galleria arson report to follow gag denial

At 9 a.m. Friday, the City of Roseville will release information about the police and fire response to the Galleria arson after a Placer County judge refused a gag order Wednesday. ...

Galleria amps up security – discreetly

As information about the Westfield Galleria arson unfolds – or doesn’t unfold – some details are generally acknowledged: Alexander Piggee allegedly entered a Game ...

Gag motion halts Galleria arson report

The long-awaited report that would have detailed the highly-criticized emergency response to a Galleria arson fire is staying closeted, the City of Roseville announced Tuesday. In ...

Prankster burns worker with spinach

Hot spinach became a harmful weapon Friday night when a prankster reportedly threw the dish at a man who served it from a drive-through window. David Almas, 21, now has second- and ...

Three arrested for attempted murder

Three men have been arrested for attempted murder, following the stabbing and beating of a fourth man at a Roseville convenience store. Ricardo Dearcos, 31, of Lincoln, Robert Ant ...

Crime overemphasis unnecessary

The Auburn Journal devotes so much space to the various crimes that occur in our community. From a group of antisocial adolescents who thoughtlessly threw dangerous objects off a b ...