methamphetamine

Children’s advocates take on ‘Vegas’ for fundraising

For children entering the care of the county, Court Appointed Special Advocates serve as a much-needed support system. These volunteer representatives, known as CASAs, act as a vo ...

Jail inmate to be remembered with North Auburn candlelight vigil

Placer County Jail inmate Anthony Skeaton’s death July 11 remains unresolved to his family, and they’ll join supporters Saturday at a remembrance candle light vigil out ...

Auburn woman arrested with 18 pounds of marijuana, methamphetamines

An Auburn woman was being held without bail at Placer County Jail after Auburn police officers conducted a search of her vehicle and found what police described as several baggies ...

Auburn traffic stop leads to heroin, firearm arrest

  Auburn police arrested a man who had an out-of-state burglary warrant on numerous charges including possession of heroin for sale and a loaded firearm, after he allegedly a ...

Undercover officers talk big busts, drug trends in Placer County

One thing I love about the Auburn Police Department’s Citizens Awareness Academy is that it’s raw and uncut. Take Thursday, for example, when two undercover detectives ...

Glen Oaks, troubled Auburn mobile home park, turns new leaf

  Dave Freeman worked hard to expose some of the abhorrent conditions at the mobile home park in Auburn where he has lived for the past eight years. When new ownership took ...

Details emerge about major gun-running, meth-trafficking operation in Placer

The number of defendants charged in a federal probe of street terrorism, gang conspiracy and smuggling assault weapons reached nine this week, as a missing suspect appeared in cust ...

Sacramento woman arrested on drug charge after canal spill

A Sacramento woman is headed toward jail on a drug charge after falling into an Auburn canal Tuesday afternoon. Teresa Saffold, who police on the scene estimated to be about 40, ...

Auburn man arrested with methamphetamine after chase Downtown

An Auburn man remained in custody Thursday morning after a short chase led him and officers to Central Square Wednesday night, where he was arrested. At approximately 10:45 p.m. W ...

Wise Canal drowning victim sober but high on meth

Tests show Nov. 23 Wise Canal drowning victim Richard Hill was alcohol-free but high on methamphetamine when he lost his life. Toxicology tests taken for the Placer County Sheriff ...