Placer County District Attorney's Office

Woman connected to alleged burglar set to be sentenced

An alleged local burglary ring is headed toward its next court dates. Stephanie Jean Cooke-Perez, 27, admitted to a violation of probation and pleaded no contest to possession of ...

Our View: Let’s hear more from new DA

As the county says goodbye to its longtime district attorney, residents welcome a new man to the post. Scott Owens is stepping into the lead role for Placer County for the first t ...

Top board aide arrested for stealing from DA

A top aide for Supervisor Kirk Uhler was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing over $15,000 from the District Attorney-elect’s campaign account. Friday afternoon Scott Owens, w ...

Auburn man with domestic violence history gets prison

An Auburn man was sentenced to seven years in prison for not learning how to control his tendency to physically abuse women, according to a Placer County judge. Calling Thomas K. ...

Alleged Auburn home burglars could be facing charges

Two men who allegedly stole thousands of dollars in Auburn residents’ property could be facing Placer County charges. Eric Dasher, 24, of Sacramento, and Harrison Harden, 21, wh ...

Alleged extortionist was not male stripper, detective says

A local college and high school football star charged with extortion was not a part of the male strippers group he allegedly linked to prostitution. Auburn Police officers arrest ...

Owens officially announces bid for district attorney

On Tuesday, acting Assistant District Attorney Ronald ?Scott? Owens released that he is officially making a bid for District Attorney in 2010. Owens formally announced the decisi ...