Placer County Sheriff's Department

North Auburn prowler alarming neighbors

A North Auburn resident said a prowler has been harassing her family and neighbors for the last ten years. Neighbors back up her claims, and the Placer County Sheriff’s Departmen ...

Our View: Grand jury swings, misses with city manager pay probe

If there’s one thing residents have been vocal about during the recession, it’s that state, county and local governments must rein in pay for public employees — especially to ...

Sheriff’s special teams at county fair

Several special teams from the Placer County Sheriff’s Department will be featured at Thursday’s opening night of the Placer County Fair in Roseville. The Placer County Sheriff ...

Sheriff’s class an experience

Recently, I was drawn to a course that the Placer County Sheriff’s Department was offering entitled “Community Awareness Academy.” This was held in March for seven three-ho ...

Divers suspend search for missing swimmer

Rescuers have suspended the search for an Auburn man who disappeared Saturday while swimming in the American River. However, the Placer County Sheriff’s Department is continuin ...

County sheriff enters not guilty plea for shots fired

Placer County Sheriff Lt. John Savage’s attorney William Rapoport entered a not guilty plea in court Tuesday on Savage’s behalf for a misdemeanor charge of negligent discharge ...

Butane caused apartment blast

Investigators determined a process called “honey oil extraction” caused the Auburn Court Apartment explosion last Tuesday. Lt. Jeffrey Ausnow, Placer sheriff’s public infor ...

No arrests in Auburn apartment blast

The investigation continues, but no arrests have been made after a chemical explosion sparked a fire in an Auburn apartment this week. On Thursday, Lt. Jeff Ausnow with the Place ...

Placer Sheriff’s Night Out receives honor

Neighborhood Watch groups can take credit for a recent Sheriff’s Department honor. The Placer County Sheriff’s Department was honored for ranking in the top 15 of 2009 Nationa ...

Sheriff opens two service stations in Tahoe

Two new Placer County Sheriff’s ski resort service stations are now open. The stations were opened at no cost to the department through a partnership with Northstar and Squaw Va ...