Placer County Sheriff's Office

19-year-old, juvenile arrested in Auburn carjacking

Auburn police have arrested a 19-year-old and a juvenile who allegedly carjacked a woman Monday at the 7-Eleven at 500 Auburn Ravine Road. According to police reports, the two mal ...

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 ...