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Ex-Auburn Elementary School Parent Teacher Club president facing embezzlement charge

AUBURN CA - The former president of the Auburn Elementary Parent Teacher Club has been charged with embezzling funds from the non-profit organization. Traci Lynn Bucher, 37, is al ...

Police search for suspect in gas thefts

Auburn Police officials are trying to identify a man who they believe is puncturing gas tanks and stealing the fuel inside vehicles left at a parking lot near an Amtrak station. Au ...

Bail reduction denied for Loomis man accused of embezzlement

ROSEVILLE — Joseph Charles Campbell, 45, of Loomis, appeared in court Wednesday and a bail reduction request was denied. Campbell is being held on $250,000 bail for felony grand ...

Two Loomis residents face embezzlement charges

  Placer County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two Loomis residents on Thursday for embezzlement and theft, according to the Placer County arrest log. Joseph Charles Camp ...

Two arrested in Auburn Home Depot theft

AUBURN, CA -- Two Sacramento-area transients who fled on Interstate 80 were arrested on multiple charges March 2 thanks to an alert clerk at The Home Depot in Auburn. Jorge A. Frad ...

Craigslist ad leads to theft of high-end mountain bike in Auburn

AUBURN CA - A North Auburn man who had his high-end bike stolen is warning others to take precautions when using Craigslist. Rich Holiday’s Craigslist posting for selling his Ye ...

Gold-dust theft arrest at Placer County claim

AUBURN CA - Two men were behind bars Tuesday accused of stealing gold dust from a Placer County mining claim. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office reported the two were arrested w ...

Ophir plaque theft sickens

Tina and I are sickened by the theft of our community’s historical plaque (Journal, Jan. 20). The thoughtless pranksters that stole a piece of our Ophir heritage will get theirs ...

Easy, lucrative catalytic converter thefts vex Placer victims, law enforcement

AUBURN CA - Placer County’s wave of catalytic-converter thefts has hit motorists in the pocketbook. And at least one law-enforcement arm has acted to root out businesses buying ...

Suspects buy 15K using stolen city credit card

Police are investigating four suspects who allegedly racked up $15,000 in charges on a credit card they stole from the City of Auburn. The initial credit card theft reportedly oc ...