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Auburn I.D. theft ring is crushed

Four suspects are under arrest and more arrests are expected after Placer County Sheriff’s detectives broke up a large-scale identity theft ring Tuesday. The suspects allegedly ...

Jail fight leaves inmate with six stitches in face

A Placer County Jail inmate has six stitches in his face after a fight with another inmate. Joseph Charles Golden, 28, of Auburn, was the suspect in a report forwarded to the Pla ...

Auburn man in jail for allegedly running drug house

A 31-year-old Auburn man charged with maintaining a drug house remains behind bars. Johanas Gabriel Moore was arrested Oct. 10 on felony charges of possession of a controlled subs ...

Sheriff’s bust burglary ring

Placer Sheriff’s detectives arrested three men Thursday in connection with a “huge” burglary ring. Over the course of a month, detectives connected the suspects to numerous ...

Court roundup: Jail escapee trial coming up

A man charged with kicking in a woman’s teeth is now in custody and a Placer Jail escapee has a tentative trial date set for January. The following is a summary of where some P ...

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 ...