Michael Lane

Sometimes people have good reasons to be silent

March 17, 2008 is an anniversary date for our family. The local Auburn newspaper is supposed to see both sides, but our side has been unsupported. Perhaps the community newspaper ...

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 ...

Lane sentencing scheduled for Wednesday

An Auburn man who pleaded no contest to assault with a deadly weapon is scheduled for sentencing Wednesday morning. Michael Lane is set to appear in Placer County Superior Court ...

Top 10 crime stories of 2008

This year was marked by several notable crime and court cases, many of which will continue into the new year. The following is a compilation of 10 crimes stories that rocked Auburn ...

Lane sentencing postponed until January

An Auburn man who pleaded no contest to assault with a deadly weapon will await sentencing until the end of January. Michael Lane made a brief appearance in an Auburn courtroom T ...

Several area residents to face court time this December

The following is a schedule of notable December court appearances. The trial for former Placer County sergeant Paul Kovacich will return from a Thanksgiving break at 9 a.m. Mond ...

Lane takes deal

An Auburn man accused in an early morning stabbing incident took a plea bargain and now faces a state prison sentence. Michael Lane pleaded no contest to assault with a deadly we ...

Stabbing suspect bail postponed yet again

Stabbing suspect Michael Lane’s bail hearing is rescheduled for Friday. Defense attorney Robert Young asked for the hearing to be delayed in an Auburn courtroom Monday afternoo ...

Stabbing suspect's bail hearing postponed

Stabbing suspect Michael Lane made a brief appearance in an Auburn courtroom Thursday morn-ing. Lane will appear again on July 7 for a bail hearing, after Thursday’s expected hea ...

Hearing set for stabbing suspect

Stabbing suspect Michael Lane made a brief appearance in court Monday morning. Lane will appear again on June 26 for a bail hearing. Lane is currently being held without bail at ...

Bail hearing delayed again for suspect in stabbing

A bail motion hearing for an Auburn man suspected of attempted murder was postponed for the fourth time Thursday morning in an Auburn courtroom. The Auburn attorney for Michael La ...

Medical issues delay stabbing suspect’s bail motion

Medical issues of an Auburn man in custody on charges of attempted murder have further delayed his bail motion. Michael Lane, 32, is suspected of stabbing Britton Reed, 21, also o ...

Re-ignited fire destroys home in Auburn

An Auburn house fire believed to be contained Sunday evening re-ignited, causing an explosion, Monday morning. Cal Fire responded to a report of black smoke and an alarm soundin ...

Suspect faints, falls at hearing

Michael Lane appeared to faint and fell to the floor of an Auburn courtroom Friday afternoon during what was to be a bail motion hearing. Lane, 32, of Auburn has been charged with ...