theft

Thanksgiving reunion for family and treasured dirt bike after chase, arrest of theft suspect

Victimized by a motorcycle theft, a Weimar family is now thankful for successful efforts by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office to get it back and arrest a suspect. Twenty-two-ye ...

Police searching for motorcycle thief

Police were investigating leads Friday in connection to the theft of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle from in front of a tattoo shop this past week. Resident Josh Daniels reported the ...

Auburn man in jail after alleged motorcycle tampering, theft

An Auburn man is still in custody after allegedly tampering with a motorcycle and stealing items from a vehicle in a Nevada Street parking lot. Auburn police responded to the 500 ...

Punish those copper thieves

Three-hundred pounds of copper cable used to tie down Placer County Water Agency water pipes can be sold for scrap at $2.40 a pound — as reported by the Auburn Journal (Aug. 14) ...

Stop stealing tea party signs

I live in Loomis and have joined the Loomis Tea Party Patriots. I believe that our governments are on the wrong course — local to Washington D.C. I have been working in our boo ...

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 ...

Man and woman steal $21,400 of jewelry from Auburn store, owner says

Although police initially believed a couple stole about $17,000 worth of jewelry from a Downtown Auburn store Thursday evening, the owner is now saying the amount is up to $21,400. ...

Lights will stay out on North Auburn’s spectacular bail house Christmas display

It’s official. The lights will not be going on this year, if ever, at what has been Auburn’s most spectacular Christmas display for more than two decades. The extended Thanksg ...

Sheriffs nab OxyContin-addicted thieves

Detectives arrested three men from Roseville and Auburn who they say burglarized area stores for four months to feed OxyContin addictions, according to Placer County Sheriffs. “ ...

Tighter security possibility in Auburn

Local business owners have varying views on beefing up security in the city of Auburn. According to Capt. John Ruffcorn of the Auburn Police Department, new security measures are a ...