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Kovacich trial on break until January

The trial for former Placer County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Paul Kovacich will be on hold over the holidays and resume on Jan. 5. Kovacich has pleaded not guilty to the charge of mu ...

Recording discusses Kovacich marriage

A 1982 tape recording played in a Roseville courtroom Thursday gave jurors a glimpse of murder suspect Paul Kovacich’s version of life with his wife, Janet, his hot temper and hi ...

Grade school friend recalls Kovacich as a hurtful husband

Steve Kassis still has the scar on his foot from a 1981 boat trip with Paul and Janet Kovacich. The Oregon resident appeared in Placer County Superior Court Thursday to testify i ...

Defense: Red light trial waste of money

It was the second time Dr. Dennis Levin was taking the stand in his patient’s defense and he wasn’t happy about it. The Auburn-based doctor was testifying in the second jury ...

Kovacich’s defense lawyer looking into policeman’s career

A case of murder against a former Placer County Sheriff sergeant may make it to trial in August. Paul R. Kovacich Jr., of Foresthill, was in a Placer County courtroom Friday along ...
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