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Placer embarks on $316,000 justice-system master plan effort

  With 70 percent of Placer County’s jail inmates incarcerated because they’re awaiting trial rather than serving sentences, David Bennett is asking county offici ...

Placer County wish lists include money to open South Placer jail, smoother roads

  Everything from opening the South Placer Adult Correctional Facility on a scaled-down basis, bumping up the road-repair budget and building on North Auburn’s Placer C ...

One-year jail term in South Nevada County sex-with-minor case

  NEVADA CITY CA - A Nevada County man was sentenced Friday to a year in jail after making a plea-bargain agreement on a charge of having sex with a 12-year-old girl. W ...

Placer County realignment balancing public safety, rehab

AUBURN CA - With $6.2 million in funding this coming year to help implement Assembly Bill 109 justice system ?realignment,? Placer County supervisors were told Tuesday that a balan ...

South Placer Adult Correctional Facility may not open until 2014

While construction of the South Placer Adult Correctional Facility in Roseville is expected to be completed by July, the new facility may not begin housing inmates until April 2014 ...

South Placer jail to cook for a crowd – 12,000 meals a day

The smell of cinnamon buns and chocolate chip cookies wafted over the din of construction Wednesday as the $98 million South Placer Adult Correctional Facility continued to move to ...

Occupy cause lands Newcastle man in Sacramento jail

A Newcastle man’s support for the Occupy Wall Street movement and what it stands for landed him in a Sacramento jail cell this week. Carlos de la Fuente took a stand inside Sacr ...

Inmate offers ways to improve

I’m currently an inmate at PCSO, and therefore have a pointed interest in the new laws effective Oct. 1 and any subsequent proposed changes in sentencing. In 2007 I was a student ...

New Roseville jail will have arraignment courtroom after all

Placer County supervisors gave their OK Tuesday to a jail courtroom for arraignments at the 390-bed South Placer Adult Correctional Facility now under construction in Roseville. T ...

Outlaw barkeep jailed 15 days for Valencia Club ownership hoax

Travis Kevie, a homeless, bullriding cowboy who managed to bamboozle customers at Penryn’s Valencia Club for four days into believing he owned the bar, has been sentenced to 15 d ...

Rocklin man sentenced after sexual assault

A Rocklin man found guilty of oral copulation of an unconscious male was sentenced Friday to 180 days in jail and must register as a sexual offender. Ladd Douglas Wiidanen, 42, w ...

No flu-based jail-visit restrictions in Placer County

Unlike the state prison system and some other California counties, Placer County Jail was allowing visitors Tuesday in the face of swine flu concerns. Capt. George Malim, jail com ...

Escapee captured after citizens tackle him

A Placer County Jail inmate’s escape came to an end when a few alert citizens tackled him to the ground Wednesday afternoon. David Lee Todd, 49, thwarted two deputies who were ...

Woman arraigned for murder in case of body found in Roseville

A woman charged with the murder of a Citrus Heights woman, whose body was found in Roseville, was arraigned Wednesday on a single charge of murder. Stephanie Erends, 25, of Rosev ...

State funding could buoy Roseville jail construction

Placer County is going after nearly $10 million in state Department of Corrections funding to help build a new 220-bed jail in the south county. The county would build the jail ne ...