Rocklin Police Department

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 ...

Rocklin PD arrest Grass Valley man on child porn charges

A Grass Valley man was arrested Tuesday on child pornography charges after authorities uncovered an allegedly long history of the man asking young girls for pictures of their under ...

Bomb threat investigated at Sierra College Rocklin campus

A threat of bombs and a possible armed intruder caused the evacuation of the Sierra College Rocklin campus Monday evening. But classes are scheduled to resume at the usual time on ...

Police officer’s killer to remain in prison

A California appeals court upheld the conviction of Eric Dungan, who is serving a 15-years-to-life state prison term for the death of a Rocklin police officer. The court returned ...

Teen led police on high-speed chase down 80

A 14-year-old boy put his young life — and the life of an Auburn father and his 8-year-old daughter — in danger after he led law enforcement on a high-speed pursuit in a truck ...

Student in serious condition after College stabbing

A 22-year-old remains in custody after allegedly stabbing an Auburn man multiple times at a local community college campus. Paul Heintz of Rocklin was booked into Placer County J ...

I-80 chase ends with crash into tree; arrest made

A Loomis man is being held on $50,000 bail after reportedly almost hitting a police officer with a car. Shane Keller, 38, was booked in Placer County Jail Wednesday on charges of ...

CHP reports accidents steadily decreasing since 2003

The number of traffic accidents on East Placer County roadways has steadily decreased since 2003, according to a recent report issued by the California Highway Patrol Auburn office ...

Catalytic converter thefts on the rise

Thieves are beginning to turn their attention to a new vehicle commodity — catalytic converters. A recent rash of the thefts in Auburn is beginning to reflect trends throughout t ...

Sierra College simulated emergency drill to provide response practice

ROCKLIN — Rocklin residents and students need not be alarmed today when law enforcement officials from across Placer County storm Sierra College responding to a simulated emergen ...

Three men nabbed for stealing mini-mart cash register

Three men were arrested just minutes after they reportedly robbed the Rocklin Mini Mart on Rocklin Road early Tuesday morning. Johnny Johnson, 28, of Natomas, Rico Thomas Ahmal, 2 ...
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