Crime

Crime Log

Parking assault arrest; Store vandalized: More

Jan. 6 Ivan Alekseyevich Kochuboy, 42, of Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of possession of stolen property. The arrest took place in thee 9000-block of Crater Hill Road. Wes ...

Placer K-9 survives gunshot wound

A veteran K-9 officer, with the Placer County Sheriff’s Office for six years, was shot by Tuesday night’s shooter. When the shooter, Stanley Stepanski III, was located ...

Yolo County police shooting hits home here

The Jan. 10 fatal shooting of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona 43 miles from here has many residents sad and in shock. It also hits home. On Dec. 12, the Schellbach Drive stree ...

One victim killed Tuesday by South Placer shooter

UPDATED AT 1:30 P.M. ON THURSDAY Stanley Stepanski III, of Florence, Montana was the shooter in Tuesday’s deadly shooting spree that left one victim dead, another victim in ...

DUI bike rider; Felon with shotgun; More

Dec. 31 Marques Nicole Hawley, 25, of Concord, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The turnover for arrest to the California Highway Patr ...

Appreciating our law enforcement every day

We often don’t think of what it’s like to be a police or sheriff's officer as we go about our daily lives. Probably 99 percent of us are oblivious to the dangers t ...

Driver reports having gun pointed at her during a red light

UPDATED at 10:15 a.m. Wednesday Several residents were concerned Saturday with social media accounts of a suspect pointing a gun at a driver in the downtown Lincoln ...

Identity theft suspect arrested in Lincoln

Another suspect not living in Placer County was captured and arrested last week in Lincoln in the latest string of identity theft arrests . On Dec. 27, Placer County Sheriff&rsquo ...

PayPal 'audit' fraud; Sax snatched; 'Molly' bust

Dec. 20 Tools were stolen from a storage container at a construction site on Creekside Lane in Loomis. Value of the missing property is estimated at $6,440. A gas-delivery busine ...

Gas station card-skim thefts; Vintage signs stolen; More

Dec. 13 A package of cable-jack mounts valued at $100 was stolen of a porch at a home in the 6300-block of Granite Bay’s Fern Leaf Drive.   Seth James Look, 25, of Mea ...

Money-laundering arrests in scheme entangling Placer

A nine-county indictment was unsealed Thursday after the arrest of two suspects on suspicion of international money laundering and cannabis manufacturing in a case that has entangl ...

North Auburn arraignment court closed

Since the Placer County Jail opened in North Auburn in 1985, Placer County’s busiest criminal courtroom adjoining it has been a hub of activity. Department 13, with its 1980 ...

Help KidsFirst reduce the numbers of child abuse instances here

Almost 80,000 children throughout California are confirmed victims of child abuse and neglect, according to statistics from child advocacy groups. In Placer County, the number of ...

Let’s eliminate child abuse in Placer County

This season is supposed to be a time of happy family get-togethers and holiday parties. During the next few weeks, most residents will shop for presents, decorate their homes and ...

Shooting into house; Wrong-way driver; more

  Dec. 2 A cluster mailbox at Magnolia Ranch Road and West Weimar Crossroads in Weimar was broken into and mail was reported stolen. Dec. 1 A driving-under-the-influence o ...