Placer County Sheriff's Office

Deputies on lookout for man who ran from probation

Sheriff’s Office deputies searched for a man who reportedly ran from his probation officer in Auburn Wednesday afternoon. Lt. Mark Reed, spokesman for the Placer County Sheriff ...

Medical marijuana crackdown gets reaction from those in industry

A recent directive from the federal government telling several California medical marijuana facilities to shut their doors inspired locals connected to the industry to speak out. ...

Bodies found under Foresthill Bridge ID’d

The identity of a body found under the Foresthill Bridge Sept. 6 has been released along with the identity of a body found beneath the bridge Monday. A construction worker discove ...

Boat fire destroys vessel, occupants OK

A small boat fire caused a big plume of black smoke to rise out of Folsom Lake Sunday evening. Placer County Sheriff’s deputies Mark Weisman and Joe Herrick responded to a 911 c ...

Clerk helps police catch $100K thieves

A wary clerk helped law enforcement capture two identity thieves who allegedly racked up more than $100,000 in purchases using fraudulent credit cards. Michael Ross, 27, of Folso ...

Grant aids Sheriff’s Office in crackdown of underage drinking

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office now has more resources in the fight against underage drinking and alcohol sales to minors. According to Dena Erwin, spokeswoman for the Sherif ...

Church safe stolen after break-in

Burglars made off with an Auburn church’s safe after a recent overnight break-in. Now, law enforcement and church leaders are hoping the public can help find the black safe to ...

Auburn bank robber, getaway driver ID’d

Law enforcement released the identities Tuesday of an Idaho duo charged with robbing an Auburn bank Monday. Cynthia Van Holland, 47, and Christopher Alonzo, 36, both of Hayden, I ...

Local law enforcement discuss complexity of missing person cases

After a panel discussion at the Capitol Wednesday about the Jaycee Dugard case, local officials are hoping for a change in how serious offenders’ parole is evaluated. Local law ...

Keep home safe while on vacation

Are you going on a last minute vacation before the summer ends and the kids go back to school? Law enforcement officials are reminding residents to secure their homes, and the Aub ...