DUI

Holiday DUI violations down in Placer County

Seven law enforcement agencies in the region, working together in an anti-drunken-driving holiday campaign, arrested 57 people between Dec. 13 and Wednesday, including two in Aubur ...

Placer Probation gains funds to monitor high-risk DUI offenders

  With the knowledge that felony and repeat misdemeanor DUI offenders are over-represented in traffic crashes involving alcohol or other drugs, the Placer County Probation Of ...

Placer County Avoid the 7 anti-DUI campaign arrests increase

Arrests were up in the 17-day Avoid the 7 campaign against drunken and drugged driving in Placer County. Part of a nationwide effort that ran from Aug. 16 through Labor Day, preli ...

MADD honors Auburn’s Forman for DUI enforcement

Officer Chris Forman of the Auburn Police Department received the Mothers Against Drunk Driving California Hero Award for his contribution to MADD’s mission of stopping impai ...

DUI crackdown arrests 10 in Auburn

A drunken driving task force arrested 10 suspected offenders during the holiday weekend in Auburn as seven Placer County law enforcement agencies engaged in a crackdown effort. Th ...

Fans don’t let fans drive drunk

The Super Bowl is one of America’s most-anticipated and watched sporting events of the year, an opportunity for family, friends, and fans to gather together and root for thei ...

Reader Input: Regulate the barrooms

It seems to me there should be a limit to how many times the Auburn Journal will print the bragging the law enforcement is doing. Almost every day they print how many people that ...

Police arrest 36 for DUI in Placer County around New Year’s holiday

  Placer County law enforcement agencies arrested at least 36 people for driving under the influence between New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, according to the m ...

Reader Input: Double DUI arrests a wake-up call

Double DUI arrests a wake-up call Does a DUI go on the front page (“Does a DUI go on the front page?,” Another View, Dec. 9)? I say yes! The young woman who had two ...

Make it a double – 2 DUI arrests in same day for Auburn woman

  A third of a mile, 22 hours and 12 minutes is all that separated two drunken driving arrests of the same Auburn woman on Friday. Between arrests, Jessica Marie Bernardo ha ...

Auburn woman charged with felony for causing injury while DUI

A 24-year-old Auburn woman is in custody at the Placer County Jail after being arrested on a felony charge of causing an injury while driving under the influence of narcotics, acco ...

Please observe rules of the road

Unfortunately, simple-minded drivers come in all ages and intelligence. It doesn’t matter if you are doing 55 mph in a 45 mph zone, someone is going to do 70 mph. It’s not that ...

Simply take away license

Each year, month and day we hear about drunk driving and the results such as the last incident where the two pedestrians were killed trying to cross the street (Journal, Jan. 1). W ...

Newcastle man in jail after alleged collisions, police pursuit

A Newcastle man is behind bars after allegedly hitting two cars and leading police on a brief pursuit on Auburn Folsom Road Tuesday. Auburn police officers arrested Jerry Vincent ...

Remember the peace officers

I was exceptionally disappointed when I opened Thursday’s paper (Journal, Dec. 23) and read the headline story about a Placer County Jail inmate who is spending time behind bars ...