Crime

Crime Log

UPDATE: Roseville SWAT surrounding possibly armed suspect in house on King Road

Roseville police officers and SWAT operatives have surrounded a house on the 200 block of King Road near the downtown area of Douglas Boulevard. According to authorities, a suspect ...

Three arrests at rural Auburn cannabis oil lab

A “knock and talk” inspection at a rural Auburn house to determine compliance with medical marijuana laws has led to three arrests connected to the discovery of a honey ...

Placer Union High School District embraces distance learning

A student at Foresthill High School who wants to take as many Advanced Placement classes as possible will no longer have to transfer to Placer. In fact, more classes will be availa ...

Shooting, burning murders were climax to broader storm of violence

The arrest of Joshua Daniel Smith last week forced East Roseville to revisit one of the most ominous crimes in the city’s recent history, involving two men being shot in the ...

UPDATE: Suspect in shooting, burning murders had been arrested 11 times before

The crime that has been haunting East Roseville’s sense of security for more than 10 months came into focus Thursday afternoon, after Placer County Sheriff’s detectives ...

Statewide decoy operation success

Agents from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) and Officers from approximately 80 local Police and Sheriff’s Departments arrested over 400 individu ...

Missing $50k loader found in Ophir

The case of the gigantic missing machine has been solved. A 40,000-pound loader that went missing from Hungry Hollow Road in Lincoln turned up a week later about 8 miles away in O ...

Stolen loader makes stop in Ophir, still missing

Law enforcement officers are looking for brazen thieves and the unusual machine they swiped — a 40,000 pound loader. The thieves took the loader from a property in Lincoln a ...

Rocklin, Placer law enforcement sees spiking crime tied to ‘experiments’

Law enforcement leaders in Placer County are taking a hard look at new data suggesting California suffered a herculean jump in crime rates in 2015. Even more concerning to local po ...

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 ...