Jeff Wilson

Media Life: Penryn-made product brings Batman’s Gotham City to life

The entire cast of the Fox TV series “Gotham” enjoyed the ride. So did the mayor of San Diego. In a business suit. And a business tucked away in the Placer County bur ...

Seized Loomis animals eligible for adoption

Animals seized from a Loomis property more than two weeks ago are now in the official custody of the Humane Society of the Sierra Foothills, after outstanding fees of more than $19 ...

Loomis man goes to jail after clash with cop car

A man originally charged with assaulting an Auburn police officer will be spending some time in jail. Loomis resident Eric David Hill, 22, was arrested Jan. 27 after he allegedly ...

Applegate man sentenced to 121 years for attempted cop murder

A man convicted of multiple counts of attempted murder of a peace officer was sentenced Wednesday to more than 121 years in state prison. Close to 25 Placer County Sheriff’s dep ...

Auburn man sentenced for illegal weapon possession

A man charged with possessing illegal weapons was sentenced to 120 days in Placer County Jail Friday. Evan Michael Prout was arrested in March after he fired a rifle in his fourpl ...

Trial begins for alleged ‘cop killer’

A “cop killer” tied to Hell’s Angels, or a man protecting his friends and family? In the trial of David Virgo, arrested four years ago after a shootout, a prosecutor Monday ...

New venue for Salgado?

A case involving an alleged murder-for-hire and an ex-CHP officer may be moved out of Placer County. Ruben Cesar Salgado’s attorney is going to investigate a possible change in ...

Lane sent to prison for stabbing

Stabbing someone 17 times is “inexplicable,” a Placer County judge told an Auburn defendant Wednesday morning. But Michael Lane’s prior good record and strong support from ...

Hit and run case delayed

The case involving a Folsom woman accused of causing the death of a 15-year-old Granite Bay teen was continued until December. Anna Berset, 50, is charged with vehicular manslaugh ...

Bail denied for stabbing suspect

A judge denied bail for stabbing suspect Michael Lane in an Auburn courtroom Friday citing a lack of new evidence. Judge Colleen Nichols said no new facts have been presented in t ...