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ID sought on body of man found in American River near Auburn

AUBURN CA - The Placer County Sheriff's Coroner's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a man whose body was found in the American River Tuesday morning, directly unde ...

$2.6 million in fed funds OK’d for 8 new Placer sheriff’s officers

It’s called “The Drug Store” and the Placer County Sheriff’s Office is hoping the program – part of a new $2.6 million federal grant to hire eight deputies – will reach ...

Placer’s concealed gun licensing in cross-hairs of shifting weapons-access debate

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is holding steady on its concealed weapons policy as more permits are issued in neighboring counties. Both Sacramento and El Dorado counties h ...

Copper thieves strike far afield in Placer County

A rash of copper thefts has hit Placer County in recent weeks, with several remote locations losing tens thousands of dollars worth of the metal. The Placer County Water Agency d ...

Secret Service, Placer County sheriff’s probe reels in big “phisher”

Placer County sheriff’s investigators are being credited with playing a key role in putting a Sacramento man behind bars for what is being considered the most widespread high-tec ...

Deputy hurt in North Auburn motorcycle crash

A Placer County Sheriff's deputy was seriously injured Wednesday in a North Auburn crash involving a car and the motorcycle he was driving. The collision took place on Bell Road j ...

A night out on the town

When emergency vehicles appear at several Tuesday night parties, they will be a welcome sight for Auburn area neighborhoods hosting those parties. Tuesday is National Night Out. T ...