Dena Erwin

Burglars sweep through rural Penryn

Two burglaries and one attempted break-in disturbed rural Penryn last week, according to Dena Erwin, spokesperson for the Placer County Sheriff?s Office. A letter circulated by n ...

Penryn residents circulate burglary warning letter

Residents in Penryn sent out a letter warning neighbors about a string of burglaries that have allegedly occurred over the past two weeks in the rural area. Dena Erwin, spokesper ...

Placer County Sheriffs Office replacing all patrol cars

The Placer County Sheriffs Office is introducing new patrol vehicles to the roads. Ford Crown Victorias have been discontinued, and are subsequently being replaced by Chevy Tahoes ...

Tide thefts puzzle, but skip Auburn

Auburn stores can breathe a sigh of relief as local law enforcement says their Tide laundry detergent is not currently being targeted by thieves — unlike in some other parts of t ...

Historical Ophir sign stolen

The Ophir Memorial Plaque was reported missing Wednesday, according to authorities. Residents say they want the plaque returned because of its historical value. Law enforcement s ...

Deputies on the look out to ‘catch’ good acts

The Sheriff’s Office and a local business are partnering to reward Auburn youth for following the law. Deputies are now on the lookout for kids using crosswalks, wearing bike he ...

Bodies found under Foresthill Bridge ID’d

The identity of a body found under the Foresthill Bridge Sept. 6 has been released along with the identity of a body found beneath the bridge Monday. A construction worker discove ...

Grant aids Sheriff’s Office in crackdown of underage drinking

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office now has more resources in the fight against underage drinking and alcohol sales to minors. According to Dena Erwin, spokeswoman for the Sherif ...

Keep home safe while on vacation

Are you going on a last minute vacation before the summer ends and the kids go back to school? Law enforcement officials are reminding residents to secure their homes, and the Aub ...

Placer County Sheriff’s Explorers bring home top awards

Local young adults exploring careers in law enforcement received top awards at a recent competition. The Placer County Sheriff’s Explorers work with deputies to see what jobs in ...