Rocklin Police Department

Trial begins for deputy accused of firing gun

ROSEVILLE — The criminal trial of a Placer County Sheriff’s officer, Lt. John Savage, accused of firing his weapon outside his Rocklin home in October 2009, began in Roseville ...

Five years later Matt Redding’s memory lives on

It’s something a parent hopes to never hear, but Marilyn Redding remembers the morning she heard it. “All I heard was, ‘Matt’s been in an accident,’” Marilyn Redding s ...

Trio arrested in connection to vehicle break-ins

Three suspects were arrested in connection to numerous vehicle burglaries in Rocklin. Yevgeniy A Kerez, 22, of Sacramento, 19-year-old Anatoliy Pavlovich Vorobets of Antelope, an ...

Thieves should come back for Jesus, man says

Dan Risucci has a message for the thieves who stole Joseph from his front-yard nativity scene: You took the wrong figurine. Risucci, who has set up the eight-piece scene on his l ...

Sierra College students debate presence of guns on campus

Students are debating student security and the role of guns on campus after Sierra College disbanded its private police force and handed over law enforcement to Rocklin Police. L ...

Cash register helps police ring up arrests

When thieves smashed the window of a Loomis shop, owner Dan Henderson said it could’ve put him out of business. So when a detective called Henderson, who owns Tactis Sk8 Shop, ...

Man arrested almost two years after sexual assault

An alleged attacker is in jail almost two years after he reportedly sexually assaulted another man. Ladd Douglas Wiidanen, 41, of Rocklin, was arrested Thursday morning after DNA ...

Rocklin Police stop alleged pot sale at Sierra College

Rocklin police officers assigned to on-campus duty took the first law enforcement action since the department took over policing duty for the college. Officer Chuck Chellew, alle ...

Sierra College disbands its police force

With the sudden departure of the Sierra College Police Chief Greg Murphy and a shrinking state budget, the school turned to the Rocklin Police Department to take over law enforceme ...

Rocklin teen thwarts man’s request

A Rocklin teen escaped a potential kidnapper Thursday when she refused to get into a man’s truck. At approximately 6 p.m. July 30, a 13-year-old girl, in the area of Pebble Cre ...