Sheriff

Placer detective paid tribute

Slain Placer County Sheriff’s Detective Michael Davis Jr. is now honored with new memorials in Sacramento and Auburn. On Monday, Davis’ name was enrolled in a ceremony ...

Placer County sheriff honored for 40-plus years – and counting

Ed Bonner’s more than four decades as a Placer County peace officer – including the past 21 as sheriff – were recognized Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors. Bon ...

No love lost between Sheriff Boggs and lawbreaker Barter

Placer County is seldom mentioned in the annals of the Old West’s pantheon of lawmen and gun fighters despite the fact that Auburn’s J.C. Boggs was one of the era&rsquo ...

Reader Input: Are vagrancy laws in effect?

Auburn is my home. My descendants came here in 1850, my father was born on Finley Street in 1912, and as a little girl I would play on the courthouse lawn. Auburn is home, and my r ...

Reader Input: County causing jail crowding

The May 30 Auburn Journal article “Realignment triggers jail releases” is very misleading. Is this part of a campaign by some Placer County criminal justice officials t ...

Reader Input: Dodge back in right hands

Our stolen Dodge truck was returned to us today by the sheriff. Damage to rear window, dash and inside rear-view mirror. Original thieves sold the truck to elderly man who regist ...