robbery

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 ...

Fatal freefall: Jobless contractor took desperate turn into bank robbery

Hours before suspected bank robber Gregory Ray DeFord was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy, he had told his wife that he would not go to prison. Deann DeFord said she had s ...

Auburn robber connected to eight other thefts

A man who robbed the Bank of America on High Street in Downtown Auburn Friday is being connected to eight other bank robberies. According to Sgt. Dave Lawicka of the Auburn Police ...

Suspects at large from two Auburn bank robberies in two days

A man who robbed a North Auburn bank by claiming to have a bomb was still at large today. The robbery Saturday was the second in the Auburn area in two days. The man, who wore dark ...

Roseville bank robbed Tuesday

Roseville police are looking for a man who robbed a bank Tuesday afternoon. According to a Roseville Police Department press release, the robber walked into the River City Bank on ...

Auburn home invasion, armed robbery reveal drug's attractions and dangers

The wake-up calls are jarring for Placer County communities when it comes to the spread of OxyContin abuse. In Rocklin, it was the morning when the letters on the high school’s ...