robbery

Crime at Thunder Valley ends with vehicle chase into Roseville

Early morning commuters were treated to a Friday morning light show, as multiple law enforcement agencies converged on the shoulder of Interstate 80 near Riverside Avenue in Rose ...

SoCal detectives allege another robbery by group under arrest in Placer

AUBURN CA - A gunpoint robbery in Southern California is being tied by investigators to a group of five people now in Placer County custody on similar allegations surrounding robbe ...

Man sentenced to 20-year prison term for four Auburn-area armed hold-ups

AUBURN CA - Four gunpoint robberies ? three in the Auburn area and one in Weimar ? have cost their 22-year-old perpetrator his freedom for at least the next 16 years. Lukas Lambet ...

Manhunt in Lake of the Pines, Darkhorse Golf Club leads to arrests

AUBURN CA - Two robbery suspects were taken into custody Thursday after a manhunt that covered parts of Lake of the Pines and the Darkhorse Golf Club. Golfers on the South Nevada ...

Auburn man pleads guilty to robbing Roseville Chase Bank

An Auburn man pleaded guilty Thursday to a series of bank robberies that began last year, including one in Roseville. According to court documents, Paul Michael Schmeer, 30, robbe ...

Are politicians OK with taking?

Just today, someone called to my attention Supervisor Kirk Uhler’s response to my letter of Jan. 31: “Gravy train takes all,” in which he accuses me of using a non-sequitur. ...

Two local men arrested for gunpoint robbery in Auburn parking lot

Two local men are still in custody after allegedly robbing a Cool resident at gunpoint while he sat in his vehicle in the parking lot of a local park. According to Sgt. Victor Pec ...

Auburn Bank of the West robbery suspects in custody

A woman bank robber and her male getaway driver only made it about 12 miles from the scene of the crime in Auburn before being arrested as they fled westbound on Interstate 80 Mond ...

Medical marijuana supporters speak out after alleged armed robbery

A recent robbery that involved a medical marijuana theft has some speaking out about concerns and asking local residents to use security to keep themselves and their medical cannab ...

“Goat-Man Bandit” in three Auburn bank robberies sentenced to prison

The man responsible for three Auburn bank robberies and a string of six others in the area from late 2008 to early 2009 has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison. John ...

Swann shop indeed golden

I am amazed at the ignorance of some (most) of the online comments regarding the robbery over the weekend at the Golden Swann. Those who think that the Golden Swann deserved to be ...

Placer High student robbed at knifepoint

Police are searching for a man they believe robbed a Placer High School student at knifepoint this week. Wednesday morning news spread of the incident after Placer High Principal ...

Alley robbery attempt lands man in jail

A 34-year-old man remained in jail Monday after an alleged attempted robbery in Downtown Auburn Sunday night. Darrell Eugene Polk was being held on $130,000 bail after he was arr ...

Weimar Country Store robbed

A lone robber, apparently desperate for Christmas money, robbed the Weimar Country Store, 20170 Paoli Lane, at gunpoint around 7 p.m. Monday. The man, described as 6 feet, 5 inche ...

Man brandishing handgun robs Auburn's West America Bank

A man brandishing a handgun robbed the West America Bank in Auburn on Monday, Auburn Police reported. The bank robbery – the fourth this year within Auburn city limits and sixth ...