Scott Alford

Auburn Police hope to bring teen drug use down through testing kits

The Auburn Police Department is hoping to decrease teen drug abuse. The department is now selling drug testing kits for $5.03, including tax, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday throu ...

Auburn police reorganization brings new positions for some

With reorganization at the Auburn Police Department finalized, one citizen said he is more concerned about what public officials make after they retire than during their employment ...

Newcastle man in jail after alleged collisions, police pursuit

A Newcastle man is behind bars after allegedly hitting two cars and leading police on a brief pursuit on Auburn Folsom Road Tuesday. Auburn police officers arrested Jerry Vincent ...

Police looking for gas thief

Auburn police are looking for a man who stole more than 200 gallons of gas from an Auburn gasoline station. According to Detective Scott Alford in the early morning hours of Feb. ...

Police department warns about vehicle thefts, tampering

Auburn Police say the city is getting hit hard with a recent rash of vehicle thefts. The department is asking residents to report suspicious activity and keep vehicles locked after ...

Auburn woman charged with elder abuse allegedly has numerous victims

An Auburn woman charged with elder abuse could be heading toward a trial and more charges. Sherri Selena Shifflett, 42, was arrested Dec. 22 after allegedly fraudulently cashing o ...

Avoid the 7 cracking down on drunk drivers

Placer County law enforcement is continuing its crackdown on drunk drivers over the New Year’s Eve holiday. Avoid the 7 consists of the California Highway Patrol, Placer County ...

Alleged fraudulent check casher held on $200,000 bail

An Auburn woman arrested for elder abuse is still in jail after allegedly fraudulently cashing one of her housekeeping client’s checks. Now, Auburn police say there could be mor ...

12-year-old returns after being missing for 16 days

A 12-year-old girl who went missing Dec. 2 has returned. Haley Yvonne Almond’s foster mother reported her missing, and police believed she was with her biological mother, Destin ...

ID of drugged-out woman who caused I-80 closure unknown

Police still don’t know the identity of an allegedly suicidal woman who closed westbound Interstate 80 for two hours by climbing onto the Ophir Road off ramp sign Saturday evenin ...