Placer County Sheriff's Office

Law enforcement celebrates National Night Out

Local law enforcement agencies are coming together to help residents be more aware of crime and drug prevention. From 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday the Auburn Police Department is planni ...

Locals feels the sting of social media mishaps

Leslie Carroll was surprised to see that her own sister had “unfriended” her on Facebook. Carroll, 31, of Auburn, was experiencing her first taste of social media networking ...

Kayaker airlifted from American River

A New Hampshire man is in serious condition after he was airlifted during a night rescue from the American River. News of the Tuesday night rescue was released Thursday afternoon ...

Medical marijuana supporters speak out after alleged armed robbery

A recent robbery that involved a medical marijuana theft has some speaking out about concerns and asking local residents to use security to keep themselves and their medical cannab ...

Three arrested after armed pot robbery in Auburn

Three armed men were arrested after allegedly robbing an Auburn household of its medical marijuana this week. Robin Oscar Tipton, 20, of Sacramento, David Eugene Thomas, 23, of S ...

Auburn police chief retiring after 30 years in law enforcement

Police Chief Valerie Harris said she is grateful for the community’s support of the police department and thankful to have been able to serve the residents of Auburn. Harris is s ...

Is local teen prescription drug abuse a problem?

Community officials had varying opinions about whether or not the community is facing a large teenage prescription drug abuse problem, and one Auburn teen said prescription drugs w ...

3-year-old drowns in Loomis pool

A 3-year-old Loomis boy drowned in the family pool on Monday, according to Dena Erwin, Placer County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman. Erwin said Sheriff’s and emergency personnel ...

Auburn parolee arrested for alleged prowling

An alleged Auburn prowler was still behind bars Friday afternoon after a Terracina Oaks Apartments resident reported the man was peering into his bedroom window. Steven Allen Shade ...

Weimar felons arrested on weapons possession, stolen property charges

Two Weimar felons were still in jail Thursday afternoon after an incident in which a concerned neighbor reported a man walking down the street with a gun. Neighbors reported Danie ...