placer county district attorney

Reader Input: Our death penalty costs way too much

(Placer County District Attorney) R. Scott Owens and (Sacramento County District Attorney) Jan Scully recently announced that they will be seeking the death penalty for Marcelo Mar ...

Reader Input: Why does DA downgrade offenses?

The law-abiding citizens of Placer County should be asking the Placer County District Attorney why his office is using the excuse of lack of resources when allowing the court to re ...

Reader Input: Revoke license of driver in fatal crash

Finally! I had been eagerly waiting for the Journal to identify the driver (Claudia McCormick) who ran over the poor guy in the Tio Pepe restaurant parking lot, killing him (&ldquo ...

Reader Input: Punish starter of Robbers Fire

Open letter to: Hon. Judge Colleen Nichols, Placer County Superior Court; Mr. R. Scott Owens, Placer County District Attorney, Hon. Jim Holmes, Placer County 3rd District Superviso ...

Judge says Robbers Fire investigator ‘less than accurate’

Bryon Mason had a spring in his step as he walked out of the courtroom Tuesday. The next step for the Placer County District Attorney’s office appears headed back to the dra ...

Roseville mom arrested in child's death released

AUBURN — A Roseville woman arrested on suspicion of murdering her 2-year-old child last week was released from custody Monday afternoon. Denise Marie Wilder, 37, was arrested T ...