Crime

Crime Log

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 ...

Loomis 'gas-pump' rage; Rash of Rocklin, Roseville battery thefts; More

July 25 Mitchell Anthony Meredith, 58, of Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft and possession of a controlled substance. The arrest took place in the 10500-block ...

Placerville man sentenced to 10 years for stalking victims at Rocklin Liberty Mutual

Lloyd Dylan Jones, 37 of Placerville was sentenced July 26 to 10 years in state prison for stalking and making criminal threats by the Honorable Michael Jones, according to Placer ...

First love, then death: Alta I-80 crash may be kidnap, homicide

UPDATE: 5:15 P.M. FRIDAY, JULY 27: Detectives believe two I-80 deaths came after kidnapping Newcastle’s Dayton Holden and Dutch Flat’s Devyn Graham appeared to be in l ...

Crime In Your Community: Auburn porch piracy; Hidden Falls Park car break-in; More

July 18 Aurelio Roman Berumen, 58, of Vacaville was cited on suspicion of driving while his license was suspended. The citation was issued at Interstate 80 and Newcastle Road afte ...

Jerry Brown jumpstarts new judge

Elected as Placer County superior court’s newest judge in June and slated to start in January, Todd Irby is getting an early start on the job from the Governor’s Office ...

Crime In Your Community: Colfax brass knuckles, billy club arrest; Roseville car engine theft; More

July 9 The passenger in a 2017 Jeep pulled over for speeding was arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin and meth, plus possession of brass knuckles and a billy club. Arrest ...

Chase Bank robbery suspect in custody

Roseville – At about 9:47 a.m. Tuesday, a witness called Roseville Police Department reporting a male suspect inside Chase Bank with a firearm and demanding money from a tell ...

Crime In Your Community: Roseville food truck theft disaster; Auburn Yeti coolers targeted: More

June 28 A 54-year-old Sacramento woman said her purse was stolen while she was in Thunder Valley Casino. Her debit card was subsequently used at Citrus Heights and Sacramento loca ...

Crime In Your Community: Arrest for Home Depot phone throw; Granite Bay jewel theft; More

June 25 Timmie Kennedy, 57, a transient, was arrested at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn on suspicion of obstructing a deputy. The Sheriff’s Office was c ...

Crime In Your Community: Loomis child endangerment arrest; Granite Bay eatery break-in; More

June 20 A vehicle stop led to two arrests at Highway 49 and Quartz Drive in North Auburn. John Allen Rodes, 38, of Auburn, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a dagger. Nic ...

No charges to be filed on waterpark groping suspects

The Placer County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday that it will not file charges on seven men arrested Memorial Day at Roseville’s Golfland Sunsplash. T ...

Crime In Your Community: Granite Bay cocaine bust; Foresthill women in rock-throwing incident; More

  Information comes from Placer County Sheriff’s Office reports. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.   June 13 An 11300-block Quartz Drive ...