Placer County Sheriff

Chance meeting led to stellar law enforcement career

William “Bill” Scott was born at home near Scott’s Corner in Newcastle on Auburn Folsom Road in 1924, the second of four children. The familiar landmark was named after his ...

Placer Co. hits another stumbling block regarding Burton Creek Substation

The Placer County Board of Supervisors hit a snag in plans to replace the aging Burton Creek Substation holding facility when it learned Wednesday a collaborative effort with the A ...

Noon Hour Update: Investigating President Obama; State of the Community; business fair and Placer County Fairgrounds on the move?

Welcome to the Auburn Journal's "Noon Hour Update," where we'll present you with stories and updates on what's going on in the news and what we're working on for our Wednesday edit ...

Man dead after officer-involved shooting in Granite Bay

A 33-year-old Roseville man was shot and killed by a Placer County Sheriff’s deputy in a Granite Bay parking lot Monday evening. Robert Sean Clifford was reportedly sitting in h ...

Deputy had superb lawyer

When Placer County Sheriff Lt. John Savage’s case was dismissed by Placer County Superior Court Judge Colleen Nichols on Feb. l (Journal, Feb. 2), there was no celebrating with c ...

Hold deputy accountable

I’m very concerned about the public’s view of how much more of a crime the Newcastle CHP committed (Journal, May 13) than the Placer Sheriff committed a few weeks ago. A 2-year ...

Missing swimmer’s body found

Placer County Sheriff’s Department recovered the body of missing swimmer, Noe Antonio Rodriguez, from the American River Saturday afternoon, according to Sheriff’s spokeswoman ...

Bailiff arrested for showing up to work intoxicated

Deputies arrested a Placer County court bailiff after he allegedly showed up to work intoxicated Wednesday. Deputy John Caliguire, 49, was booked into Placer County Jail for the ...

Lock up those pit bulls, or the owner

I opened up my computer to pit bull facts and found information from the Humane Society and other organizations about pit bulls. Everyone should turn to this page. It reveals wha ...

Heroes kept fire from worsening

First, I would like to express my heartfelt condolences to all of the victims of the 49 Fire on Aug. 30. I also have family that lost their home and belongings. I couldn’t even ...