Placer County Sheriff's Office

Two arrested for stealing pot plants, beating up grower

Two men are out of jail after allegedly beating up another man over his medical marijuana plants. Kenneth James Rutledge, 21, of Colfax, and Christopher Blake Hixson, 20, of Aubu ...

Man arrested after breaking in, attacking Auburn couple

A home intruder is being held without bail after allegedly breaking in to an Auburn couple’s home and attacking them. Placer County Sheriff’s officials arrested Udi Fishman, ...

Woman safe after suicide attempt on bridge

Placer County personnel were able to talk a woman back over the rail of the Foresthill Bridge after she had been standing on its outer edge for three hours. The standoff closed F ...

ID released of fatal crash victim

The female driver of a late-model Toyota Highlander who died at the scene of a solo vehicle accident was identified Tuesday. The accident occurred at about 1:15 p.m. Monday on Ro ...

Reward offered in burglary investigation

Placer County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to arrests in a Tahoe City restaurant burglary. During the early morning hours of Aug. 1 ...

Some residents return to burned remnants of their homes

On Monday, two brothers were sifting through still-smoking debris to find any remnant of the home in which they grew up. A couple was rummaging through their destroyed home, happy ...

Sheriff’s identify body found in Loomis

The Placer County Sheriff’s Department has identified the woman whose body was found in a Loomis park Wednesday morning. A 16-year-old boy in the Loomis Basin Community Park foun ...

Body found at Loomis park

Deputies are searching a Loomis park after a woman’s body was discovered there Wednesday morning. At about 10:40 a.m., Placer County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call th ...

Despite helicopter search, man still on run from authorities

Placer Sheriff’s deputies helped in the search of a 25-year-old man who was allegedly hiding out at his father’s home near Auburn Monday. Citrus Heights authorities are still ...

Police arrest suspected ARD assaulter

Authorities arrested the man they believe is responsible for assaulting a young girl at an Auburn public pool last month. Anthony Eugene Martin, 39, an Antelope area transient, wa ...