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Bad Hair Bandit suspect arraigned for Auburn, 20 other bank robberies

AUBURN CA - The other shoe dropped Friday in U.S. District Court for a woman who the FBI believes is the ?Bad Hair Bandit? suspected of robbing 21 banks in four states. Cynthia Va ...

Placer DA praises effort to corral 15-year fugitive

AUBURN CA - The Placer County District Attorney?s Office is crediting a cooperative effort among authorities with the arrest of fugitive Lawrence Dewald after nearly 16 years of el ...

Head injury, personality change cited in Placer County campaign aide's fraud sentencing

AUBURN CA - Roseville resident Brian Jagger was spared jail time Monday by a U.S. District Court judge for siphoning off more than $24,000 from the campaign funds of three Placer C ...

Could medical problems have caused Placer campaign aide to embezzle from candidates?

AUBURN CA - Citing possible medical problems that may have affected his client?s personality at the time of the crime, the defense attorney for Brian Jagger will be attempting to k ...

Brian Jagger sentencing delayed again

AUBURN CA - A former Placer County election campaign aide’s sentencing on a wire-fraud charge related to missing election funds has been pushed back to April 30. Brian Jagger, 3 ...

Embezzlement sentencing delayed again for Placer campaign aide

AUBURN CA - Workload demands in U.S. District Court have pushed a former Placer County campaign aide’s sentencing on a wire-fraud charge related to missing election funds back to ...

Embezzlement sentencing delay for Placer campaign aide

A U.S. District Court judge granted a request Monday for a delay in sentencing ex-campaign aide Brian Jagger on a wire-fraud charge. Jagger pleaded guilty in July to the single wir ...

Placer campaign aide’s embezzlement scheme bilked three candidates of $24K

Brian Jagger juggled work on three Placer County political campaigns last year but, unknown to the candidates, he was fleecing all three for a total of more than $24,000. An overv ...

Placer DA raises estimate on how much lost in alleged campaign theft

A filing with the Placer County elections division indicates District Attorney Scott Owens believes his treasurer was taking several illegal dips into the campaign cookie jar. A l ...

Placer County DA Brad Fenocchio retires with good, bad memories

While Brad Fenocchio was working on the death penalty trial of Arturo Suarez, the trial was working on him. Fenocchio, 63, retired this past week as Placer County District Attorne ...