crime

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 ...

Tough times mean crime’s on the rise

Unfortunately, burglaries are on the rise here in Auburn (Journal, June 23). On Monday morning, at 7, someone stole my son’s quad from our home here on Lilac Lane. After speakin ...

Arizona is doing a noble thing

Three cheers for Arizona; no, 10 cheers! They passed a law there Friday. It’s what our federal government should have done many, many years ago. But the country is in a sad sta ...

Are we a car or a community?

I won’t use a citizen’s name in a letter as I feel that is a shabby approach. I will, however, make mention of anyone who is at the wheel of control. To the major premise of t ...

Sierra College to extend contract with Rocklin Police

A safe campus is spurring Sierra College leaders to give Rocklin Police a longer contract, according to school officials. “At this point, the (Sierra Colleg) board of trustees a ...

Legal drug sales eliminate crime

The comments about medical cannabis sales being associated with “crime” are unsupportable and show the ignorance of those making them (Journal, Aug. 25). Crime is associated ...

Can police help with concerns?

I have lived in Auburn for several years near Maidu Market and have enjoyed living in a low-crime-rate community. I have felt secure living in this area, but still have concerns th ...

Rocklin teen thwarts man’s request

A Rocklin teen escaped a potential kidnapper Thursday when she refused to get into a man’s truck. At approximately 6 p.m. July 30, a 13-year-old girl, in the area of Pebble Cre ...

Can greenbacks break the Thin Blue Line?

Paring the notebook while wondering why it’s OK for city and county workers to voluntarily cut their salaries while the state legislature continues to overpay itself in money and ...

We can’t ban crime, so why ban guns?

Here are a few of my thoughts for those of you who would like to see guns banned. For now, I’m still a legal gun owner, and I, too, am horrified by some of the crimes committed i ...

Gang violence sparks residents’ concerns

Auburn residents are rightfully concerned about recent gang violence in the Auburn Greens. Last week 25 people were involved in a brawl that left five with stab wounds, one who ma ...