Placer County Sheriff's Office

1 survivor, 1 dead in plane crash near Truckee

TRUCKEE (AP) — Rescuers say one person is dead and one is alive after a single-engine plane crashed a few miles from California's Truckee Tahoe Airport. Placer C ...

Sheriff’s cars get new cameras

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is working to install 25 new in-car video cameras, which will help deputies in collecting evidence and resolving complaints. Sheriff Ed Bo ...

Foresthill teen falls 250 feet down cliff

Foresthill -- A Foresthill High School student was hanging out with friends during a break from class near Worton’s Market in Foresthill when he fell down the side of a 250-f ...

Placer deputies arrest 2 in online sex sting

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men recently, one from Auburn and the other from Citrus Heights, for allegedly seeking sexual encounters with minors online. ...

3 held in Loomis home invasion

Placer County sheriff’s deputies arrested two men and a woman Thursday afternoon in connection with an armed robbery and home invasion on Creekside Lane in Loomis. Two of the ...

For civilians, a look behind the badge

Auburn public safety officials are hosting special academies that offer non-uniformed individuals a behind the scenes look at local law enforcement. The Auburn Police Department C ...

3 held on weapons charges after Loomis chase

Three men were arrested early Friday morning after a Placer County sheriff’s deputy saw them allegedly firing guns out of a parked car in rural Loomis. The firearms -- an AR ...

Sheriff’s Office places 12th in U.S. in National Night Out event

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office placed 12th out of 16,124 communities in a nationwide competition to determine who hosted the best 2013 National Night Out Event, which is ...

Man arrested in Lake Tahoe business burglaries

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a man in connection with burglaries of numerous businesses in the Kings Beach area of North Lake Tahoe. North Lake Tahoe stat ...

Placer County bracing for possible flu outbreak

Influenza has claimed the lives of three Sacramento County residents since the start of 2014 and continues to spread regionally, with WebMD.com reporting a “moderate to sever ...