Placer County Sheriff's office

Rocklin light poles become target for thieves

Rocklin City officials and police are teaming up to stop a series of copper wiring thefts plaguing the city since Sept 1. "Copper wire theft is an increasing crime trend in our r ...

Savage doesn’t belong on force

We have a cancer in our local sheriff’s department. Lt. (John) Savage, an officer with considerable responsibility, I would assume, showing complete lack of respect for fellow o ...

Thieves target catalytic converters

Nine catalytic converters were taken from Toyotas in the Colfax area last week, reports Placer County Sheriff’s Sgt. Troy Minton-Sander. Sometime during the night of Oct. 5 and ...

Auburn bank-robbery suspect shot by officers dies in hospital

A bank robbery suspect shot by deputies Thursday in Colfax has died. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement today reporting that Gregory Ray Deford was pronounced ...