murder-for-hire

Ex-cop takes plea deal, gets 3 years

The ex-cop originally charged with multiple drug-related felonies and murder-for-hire was sentenced Monday to three years in prison. Ruben Cesar Salgado, 37, was arrested in May ...

Witnesses, discovery delay ex-cop’s prelim

The preliminary hearing for the former CHP officer charged with murder-for-hire has been continued to September. Ruben Cesar Salgado, 37, sat in a courtroom in the Auburn Historic ...

Prelim hearing set for ex-CHP officer

The former CHP officer charged with allegedly trying to hire someone to commit murder will be back in the courtroom Wednesday. Ruben Cesar Salgado, 37, was arrested July 15 at the ...

Ex-cop allegedly offered to pay $10K to kill witness

A Placer judge Friday denied an ex-CHP officer’s request to dismiss a murder-for-hire case from the county. Additionally, a brief filed Friday revealed details of how Ruben Ces ...

Lawyers wrangle over new charges

Attorney Daniel Nicholson said Wednesday Placer County shouldn’t be involved in any new charges against Auburn-area ex-CHP officer Ruben Cesar Salgado. Salgado, 37, and his gir ...

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 ...