Crime

Crime Log

South Placer agencies expand use of body cameras

On Jan. 1, Lincoln Police Department officers will begin wearing body cameras. “We’ll use the body cameras discreetly for specific opportunities such as DUI traffic st ...

State hospital ordered for Sheridan woman in murder case

A Sheridan woman’s mental-health state won’t allow her to stand trial in the near future on a murder charge in connection with the stabbing death of her mother. Instea ...

Lowe’s burglarized early Sunday morning

Lincoln police officers responded to Lowe’s (51 Lincoln Blvd.) for a security-alarm activation at 5:40 a.m. Sunday, according to Sgt. Kevin Klemp of the Lincoln Police Dep ...

Downtown body-shop burglarized

At least two burglars broke into a downtown automobile-body shop last weekend, stealing two cars and $16,800 worth of tools and equipment, according to Lincoln police officials. & ...

Lincoln neighborhood reports mailbox break-ins

Barry Johnson has a special message to Lincoln residents this holiday season: don’t leave your mail overnight or on weekends in cluster mailboxes. That’s because the L ...

Two Lincoln schools placed on lock-down Tuesday as police chase probation violator

A manhunt for an unarmed Granite Bay man ended without incident after about a half hour Tuesday, according to law-enforcement officials.   A Placer County Sheriff’s det ...

Roseville murder suspect Beau Smith described as 'great kid'

A star receiver of prep and collegiate football, class of 2011 Roseville High graduate Beau Smith is suddenly in need of a great defense. Confined to a holding cell at the Marion ...

Ex-Placer County deputy pleads no contest to sex-with-a-minor charge

UPDATED: ROSEVILLE – Once lauded as a hero, an ex-Placer County sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest Wednesday to a single felony charge of having unlawful sex with a mi ...

Former Roseville High football star arrested for murder

Police detectives from Salem, Ore. announced yesterday that they have arrested Beau Smith on murder charges, stemming from the violent death of a 66-year-old. Smith was a well-know ...

Placer ex-deputy’s plea could lead to no jail in sex-with-minor case

ROSEVILLE – Once lauded as a hero, an ex-Placer County sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest today to a single felony charge of having unlawful sex with a minor. Kenneth ...