Placer County Sheriff's Office

Fake prescription sends Auburn man to jail

An Auburn man wrote himself a prescription for a jail visit after he allegedly tried to pose as a physician. Michael James Dzioba, 27, of Auburn, was arrested on felony charges o ...

Nurse, teen allegedly beat transient

Two Auburn men, one of whom is a nurse, were arrested after reportedly beating another man with an ax handle. Scott Edward Warren, 57, of Auburn, and Lukas Edward Warren, 18, als ...

Colfax woman knocks another unconscious at bar

A Colfax woman is out of jail after allegedly knocking another woman unconscious at a bar. Jamie Susan Hampel, 34, was arrested on a felony charge of battery with serious bodily ...

Water wise

It was a smoky Sunday afternoon but Auburn’ Shawna Hydinger and her family were still set on an afternoon on the water. While the thick smoke from area fires may have kept many ...

Who you going to call?

Russell Whitney was just leaving his mom’s apartment in Auburn after feeding her cat when he noticed something that made him stop and reach for his cell phone. Smoke was beginn ...

Sheriff's deputies seeking two suspects after stolen vehicle recovered

A vehicle stolen from Carson City, Nevada was recovered in Colfax late Wednesday night. Placer County Sheriff's Deputy Richard Gray spotted a Jeep Grand Cherokee stopped in front ...