Placer County Sheriff's Office

Female burglary ring nabbed with thousands in local loot

Four local residents are facing charges of numerous resident and car burglaries, including cars parked at Auburn trailheads. The ring of alleged burglars includes four women and ...

Woman arrested for stealing, reselling $6,000 in toothbrushes

A Citrus Heights woman is no longer in custody after she was caught for allegedly stealing more than $6,000 in Raley’s oral hygiene merchandise and then reselling it online. Juli ...

Bicyclist finds man’s body in car

The body of a Meadow Vista man whose family posted his missing person information at AuburnJournal.com was found Tuesday morning. A bicyclist discovered Gary Rosebush, 67, inside ...

32 new laptops stolen from school

Placer Sheriff’s officials are asking for help in finding 32 brand new laptops that were stolen from a Newcastle school over the weekend. On Wednesday, Sheriff’s spokeswoman D ...

Missing ATV rider found dead

Searchers discovered the body today of a man missing since Saturday in the rugged, isolated Robinson Flat area, northeast of Foresthill. The body of Jamie Michael Lewis, 51, was l ...

Man arrested after domestic dispute goes public

An Auburn man was jailed Tuesday after he reportedly chased his half-dressed girlfriend through a busy intersection. Kyle Robert Farthing, 22, was arrested on domestic violence ch ...

Purse snatcher, getaway driver arrested

With help from a high school classmate who recognized him and other witnesses, sheriff’s deputies arrested a man who allegedly swiped a woman’s purse midday Monday. Josh Tuck ...

Thief snatches purse at Auburn bank

A woman’s purse reportedly containing her business deposits was snatched at an Auburn bank Monday. And despite a trail of people running after the thief, the suspect was not ca ...

Casino shoplifter led police on high-speed chase

A Lincoln woman is sitting in jail after she led law enforcement on a high-speed chase that ended with a crash in Auburn. Sherry Sensabaugh-Rhodes of Lincoln, was ineligible for b ...

49 Fire, behind the scenes: Meet the people who took your 911 call

Phones were lighting up nonstop, people were eating while they worked, and outside, a plume of smoke was rising through Auburn. But for all the dispatchers knew on Aug. 30, 2009, t ...