Placer County Sheriff's Office

Two arrested in Auburn Home Depot theft

AUBURN, CA -- Two Sacramento-area transients who fled on Interstate 80 were arrested on multiple charges March 2 thanks to an alert clerk at The Home Depot in Auburn. Jorge A. Frad ...

Skier dies after Sierra avalanche rescue

  TAHOE CITY, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a skier who was caught in an avalanche near a Northern California ski resort has died at the hospital. Officials say 29-year- ...

Placer County Sheriff's Office receives grant for new equipment

The Placer County Sheriff's Office recently acquired new equipment to keep the community safe thanks to a grant from the Thunder Valley Casino in Lincoln. A small, high-tech, remot ...

Pair arrested in burglary, identity theft spree

Auburn, CA - Two suspects have been arrested on burglary and identity theft charges in connection with a string of home and vehicle break-ins over the past several weeks. In a join ...

Lake of the Pines man dead in stabbing ID’d

AUBURN CA - A Lake of the Pines man was stabbed to death early Thursday and a suspect in the killing was arrested after a pursuit that ranged over three counties. Ryan Roth, 33, wa ...

Detectives seek woman passing counterfeit bills

Placer County Sheriff's detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying a woman who has been allegedly passing counterfeit $100 bills throughout the county. The woman wa ...

Grandson stuck in Mexico?

The voice on the other end of the line was almost convincing enough for Anne Siacotos to drive to a Western Union and wire money to her grandson who was allegedly stuck in Mexico. ...

Lincoln man gets 27-years-to-life for Placer Sheriff’s deputy assault

A Lincoln man received a 27-years-to-life sentence after he spit on and fought two Placer County sheriff’s deputies in court. Joshua Daniel Mills, 33, was sentenced by Placer C ...

Gunshots, helicopter search startle

A helicopter search drew concern from a North Auburn resident who said gunfire is a common sound where she lives. Placer County Sheriff’s deputies and their helicopter crew se ...

Deputies on the look out to ‘catch’ good acts

The Sheriff’s Office and a local business are partnering to reward Auburn youth for following the law. Deputies are now on the lookout for kids using crosswalks, wearing bike he ...