Placer County Jail

New jail timeline locked up

Earn a misdemeanor stay in the Placer County Jail, and there’s a chance you might get out early – thanks to overcrowding. But that’s expected to change by 2012, when a massi ...

Man arrested after high-speed chase

A 27-year-old male was booked into Placer County Jail after leading authorities on a high-speed chase that started in Auburn and ended just short of Grass Valley Friday morning. ...

Busted for sex text to girl

An Auburn teen is safe after detectives arrested a 35-year-old man for allegedly trying to persuade her to meet him at a hotel for sex. Placer County Sheriff’s detectives arres ...

Rocklin PD arrest Grass Valley man on child porn charges

A Grass Valley man was arrested Tuesday on child pornography charges after authorities uncovered an allegedly long history of the man asking young girls for pictures of their under ...

Placer elected official arrested on domestic violence charge

A Placer County elected official was arrested on a domestic violence charge Wednesday night. Lowell Martin Jarvis, a Placer County Water Agency board member, was booked into Plac ...

House arrest program frees jail space, lets convicted rebuild their lives

Within minutes, Stephanie Frazier can know the exact location and speed of more than 20 people. Frazier is a deputy Placer County Probation officer who is charged with overseeing ...

Our view: Placer meeting jail needs for now, but is crisis looming?

Placer County Jail is like most other county correctional facilities and state prisons these days: Too many inmates, not enough beds. As Auburn Journal reporter Jenifer Gee outlin ...

Going Behind bars: Life on the outside

At the start of Rick Jaramillo’s life of crime, he broke into a Lincoln home and stole a few rings worth about $10,000. The then 13-year-old tried to pawn the rings for $50 so ...

Going behind bars: Jail is a city within a city

On a warm, sunny spring day, a Placer County Jail sergeant voices a quick command over his radio system and a heavy metal door clicks open. Stepping out of the sunshine and into ...

Cops stop coffee shop thief

A 19-year-old Auburn man tried to take something from an Auburn coffee shop that wasn’t on the to go menu. Shayn Clinton Haines was arrested Thursday morning after two Placer S ...

Auburn man causes commotion twice in one night

An Auburn man was arrested on several charges in two different locations on the same night. Joshua Ryan Baker, 23, of Auburn, was first arrested on charges of attempting to operat ...

Loomis woman out of custody after attempted shooting

A Loomis woman is no longer in custody after she was arrested on charges that she fired a round of gunshots in a Loomis man’s driveway. Sharon Ragsdale, 51, of Loomis is no lon ...

No bail set for alleged flame thrower

A Foresthill woman who allegedly set her boyfriend on fire Friday is scheduled to appear in an Auburn courtroom today. Traci Nicole Gilson, age 21, was arrested Friday and booked ...
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