Crime

Crime Log

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 ...

Police identify two youths as alleged arsonists in J Street garage fire

Two youths may soon be charged with starting a fire Oct. 26 that destroyed a garage on J Street, according to Lincoln police department officials Wednesday. There were no injuries ...