Crime

Crime Log

Crime In Your Community: Illegal ammo find after 90 mph chase; Storage thefts; More

  Oct. 3 Shane Michael Doxie, 37, of North Highlands was arrested on suspicion of possession of burglary tools, being a felon in possession of ammunition and driving with a ...

Crime In Your Community: Smoke shop spitting; Ulta cosmetics heist; More

Sept. 30 Talesia Taylor, a 23-year-old transient, was arrested in the 1600-block of North Auburn’s Wimbledon Drive on suspicion of vehicle theft and receiving a stolen vehic ...

Crime In Your Community: Auburn cocaine arrest; Loomis storage units burglarized; More

  Sept. 13 Philip Dustin Hawkins, 43, of rural Auburn was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. T ...

Kyle Jeptha Bridgman arrested for five counts of arson

CAL FIRE (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) investigators arrested Kyle Jeptha Bridgman, 33, of Lincoln on five counts of arson Wednesday. Bridgman was booked ...

Deputy death a test of community's resolve

It’s more than a cliché these days to write about supporting your local law enforcement. But it’s also a death-hardened fact of life that peace officers need th ...

Crime In Your Community: Granite Bay burglary; Colfax donation jar snatched; More

  Sept. 18 Joshua Mackenroth, 53, of San Diego was arrested in Placer County on suspicion of battery. Mackenroth is alleged to have struck a 40-year-old woman on the arm wit ...

Crime in Your Community: Auburn jail shower-room altercation; Arrest in Lincoln-area fire; More

  Sept. 11 A 36-year-old North Auburn man reported someone used his credit card to make unauthorized purchases totaling $429 at Williams-Sonoma. Jason Jeremy Sturmer, 31, o ...

Jim Datzman is correct

Jim Datzman's column in your Sept. 6th paper (page 4, “Public safety services in Lincoln. Is this an accident waiting to happen?”) was exactly right.  I would ...

Arson arrest made Monday

Gregory Scott Courtney, 30, of Yuba City was arrested Monday for multiple counts of arson by CAL FIRE (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) fire investigators. C ...

Crime In Your Community: Placer burglary interrupted; Donation box burglary at Taco Bell; More

Aug. 18 Deputies answered a trespassing call at Anytime Fitness, 12130 New Airport Road in North Auburn. Arrested at 10:16 p.m. was Randa Sue Martin, 32, of Auburn. After a warran ...

Placer moves forward ordinance updates to clarify cannabis enforcement

  Placer County regulations prohibiting all commercial cannabis activity wouldn’t change but some enforcement protocols w ...

United front revealed in Golden State Killer case

The prosecution of a Sacramento-area man accused of being the notorious Golden State Killer of the 1970s and 1980s will take place in Sacramento. District attorneys from six count ...

San Jose man arrested Aug. 12 for sex crimes involving Placer County minor

On Aug. 12, undercover Placer County Sheriff deputies arrested Greg Lesko of San Jose  for meeting up in Auburn with what Lesko thought was a 15-year-old girl. Instead, Lesko ...

Law enforcement, fire unit teams stage training drills at William Jessup University

Law enforcement and fire department teams from multiple Placer County agencies staged a Rescue Task Force event Aug. 9 on the William Jessup University campus in Rocklin. About 50 ...

Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more

Crime in Your Community: Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more Aug. 1 Dylan Kelly Truman, 51, of Auburn, was arrested on suspicion of burglary by entering ...