Placer County Sheriff's Office

Police: Look out for water bottle bombs

Police are warning residents about possibly explosive water bottles after one was found in an Auburn driveway. On Sunday, Auburn police and the Placer County Sheriff's explosive o ...

Placer County Sheriff’s Office honors local dispatchers

Two Placer County dispatchers are being honored for their work. Rachelle Youngman and Kelley Rogers, both Placer County Sheriff’s Office dispatchers, were given awards as part o ...

Ordinance, working together can help homeless

Mike Pacheco clearly remembers the night he was kicked out of his trailer, his home of seven years, and spent the night standing in the rain. He called his ex-wife and cleaned up ...

Facing the 'evil'

James Lowe has “encountered the evil.” He takes medication for paranoid schizophrenia and has been homeless several times among other trials he’s faced in life. Recently, th ...

Lincoln residents facing sentences for Auburn motel shooting

Two Lincoln residents involved in an Auburn motel shooting that left one’s ex-boyfriend wounded are facing their sentences. Ruthie Ann Barnes, 21, and her half-brother Zane Aaro ...

Alleged counterfeiters wanted by Sheriff’s Office

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is asking the community to look out for two alleged counterfeiters. Sacramento residents Aimee Taylor, 27, and Brandie Smith, 26, are wanted f ...

Purse snatcher killed in police shootout

A man accused of stealing several purses from Auburn grocery stores was killed in a police shootout. Neahmiah Johnson, 29, of Washington was killed March 11 in a shooting inciden ...

Duo keeping area's cold cases alive

Don Pollock and Nuno Tavares spend their days trying to solve mysteries. More specifically, they’re hoping to solve cold cases in Placer County.Pollock, a detective with the Plac ...

Homeless camp trash riles neighbor

Auburn resident Aaron Campbell was upset Tuesday when he went to take out the trash and saw something ugly floating in the creek that runs next to his condominium complex. “I s ...

Alleged identity thieves facing multiple felony charges

Two Sacramento residents are out of custody on bail after allegedly stealing the identities of 20 Placer and Sacramento counties residents. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office ar ...