David Martinez

Former officer in jail on ‘no-bail offense’

A former CHP officer is still in jail as of Friday afternoon on charges of suspicion of hiring someone to commit murder. Ruben Cesar Salgado, 37, was arrested and booked into Plac ...

Travelling this weekend? Expect company

Travelers taking to the highways over the holiday weekend can expect a lot of company, roadwork delays and high law enforcement visibility. AAA of Northern California estimates a ...

Bless all who helped driver

All you good people who stopped on Highway 193 (Journal, March 16) on March 15 at 7:30 a.m., called emergency services, gave eyewitness accounts to Officer David Martinez regarding ...

Officers ChiP in for needy kids

On Tuesday, Auburn-area California Highway Patrol officers set out on a gift-giving mission to kids in need. A group of volunteers and officers played Santa Claus to children hospi ...

Auburn woman finds stolen car same day it’s taken

When Lori Beth Escobedo’s car was stolen, she took matters into her own hands. The Auburn resident found her car in a neighborhood across town a few hours after it was stolen Th ...

Strong weekend storm expected

A strong storm moving through Friday into Saturday could drop more than a foot of snow at the highest elevations of the Sierra. Snow levels will start at about 5,000 to 6,000 feet ...

Accident backed up I-80 traffic

A Sacramento man was in “fair condition” after he crashed into the center of Interstate 80 Friday afternoon. Jose Biedra, 22, was transported to Sutter Roseville Hospital with ...

CHP dispatch receives calls of juveniles running into traffic

Two juveniles were reportedly trying to jump into Interstate 80 traffic near Auburn Thursday, California Highway Patrol officials said. At about 3 p.m., 9-1-1 dispatchers received ...

More police after speeders

Speedy drivers beware: For the next year local cops will saturate the area for motorists driving faster than the limit. With the help of a $587,280 grant from the state Office of ...

Newcastle man faces arrest after high-speed chase

A Newcastle man led police on a high-speed chase that ended in a collision in Loomis Thursday. Wilson H. Kevorkian, 24, will most likely face charges of evading a police officer a ...