Placer County Sheriff’s Office

Suspect held on arson charges

A suspect was in custody Monday, being held in connection with a small wildfire that broke out near Alta. According to Placer County Sheriff’s Office, 53-year-old Arthur Amo ...

Reader Input: Staff members show kindness

I want to express my heartfelt appreciation to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Deputy Jeffery Davis was deeply compassionate, helpful and respectful during a recent inc ...

Sheriff's deputies hone skills in pursuit, evasion

ROSEVILLE — Quick reaction time and skill are what make Placer County Sheriff’s deputies effective on patrol, but healthy competition during training sessions is what k ...

Reader Input: We should always help the homeless

This is in response to the post in the Auburn Journal, on Friday, March 20 titled, “Stop welcoming criminal element.” The letter to the editor states that “all ...

Specialized K-9s make short work of finding guns

A single gunshot rings out in a gated, well-to-do Penryn neighborhood. The .38 caliber slug tears into the professionally manicured lawn and the shell casing is casually dropped in ...

Teamwork nets car burglary suspect

A tip about stolen property led to the weekend arrest of a man allegedly connected to thefts from at least three unlocked cars in the Auburn area. Cooperation between the Auburn P ...

More burglary victims come forward

Seniors in an area mobile home park are some of the most recent victims to come forward in what is shaping up to be a significant theft problem in Auburn. Since November, the Rock ...

Small business hit hard by thieves

Guns, ammo, gold and cash are just some of the items taken from a Colfax small business in the early hours of Sunday morning. Inside of Ammo, Camo & Bait, in the heart of Down ...

First responders practice dangerous water rescues

Wind whipped up whitecaps on the already turbulent American River as a Sheriff’s helicopter moved in to position to save a man swept downstream. The name of the game: swift w ...

Many thankful for group’s hard work

Kind words and thanks filled the air at City Hall’s Rose Room Thursday as local volunteers and their supporters gathered to share a home-cooked meal. For the last six years ...