Crime

Crime Log

Last three of four fugitives arrested in Foresthill Friday evening after three-day search

10 p.m., Friday, Feb. 5 -- Three men who had been on the run from law enforcement in the rugged terrain four miles east of Foresthill since Wednesday afternoon, were captured ...

Attorney General alerts seniors about the ‘Grandparent Scam’

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris urged older Californians Friday to be aware of the “Grandparent Scam” and other scams targeting seniors. During the holida ...

Placer County supes hear heated debate on cannabis rules

From emotional to legal to financial, arguments spurred heated debate Tuesday before the Placer County Board of Supervisors over potential new medicinal marijuana growing and selli ...

Final guilty plea in $17M construction fraud targeting Auburn tribe

Darrell Hinz was the trusted construction manager hired by the United Auburn Indian Community to complete its Indian Hills Road office project. Instead, Hinz became enmeshed in a ...

Writer, former addict brings Placer’s heroin epidemic into view

In every translation, the journey into Dante’s “Inferno” begins in a shadowed forest where “lost is the path that does not stray,” and for Jason Smith ...

State grant helps Placer County better monitor high-risk DUI offenders

  Felony and repeat misdemeanor DUI offenders are over-represented in traffic crashes involving alcohol and other drugs, often with tr ...

Guilty plea entered in $17-million fraud case

A web of bogus transactions that came unraveled as federal investigators moved in has led to a guilty plea on fraud charges by the United Auburn Indian Community’s former tri ...

Guilty plea in $17 million fraud case

A web of bogus transactions that came unraveled as federal investigators moved in has led to a guilty plea on fraud charges by the United Auburn Indian Community’s former tri ...

Guilty plea in United Auburn Indian Community fraud case

A Newcastle man – 48-year-old Gregory Scott Baker – pleaded guilty today to conspiring to launder money and commit mail fraud in a multi-million-dollar theft from the U ...

Hidden Falls burned body ID’d as Sacramento man

A burned body discovered in Hidden Falls Regional Park was identified Thursday as a Sacramento man. But the mystery of the circumstances surrounding how he died will remain just t ...

Autopsy on Hidden Falls body slated for today

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office expects to know more today about the death of a man whose burned body was discovered in a rural park’s parking lot. The charred body ...

Body discovered in Hidden Falls Regional Park parking lot

Sept. 30 2 p.m. UPDATED: A burned body was discovered early Tuesday at Hidden Falls Regional Park, a popular hiking area between Auburn and Lincoln. The body of a man wa ...

Lincoln Police make arrests in connection with shooting

The Lincoln Police Department arrested three Lincoln individuals in connection with the early morning shooting of Shaun Sterner on Aug. 17 that resulted in non-life threatening inj ...

New reserve officer joins Lincoln Police Department

Clint P. Massey is a new reserve police officer for the city of Lincoln, according to Lincoln Police Chief Rex H. Marks on Tuesday. Massey went through an extensive background inv ...

DUI patrol heightened for holiday weekend

California Highway Patrol, in cooperation with local law enforcement, are participating in a two-week-long campaign to curb DUIs during Labor Day season. The “Avoid the 7 D ...