Crime

Arrest in Auburn, Sacramento shootings that leave two peace officers dead

Saturday Update: A procession of public safety vehicles is escorting the body of Placer County Sheriff's Office Detecitve Mchael David Davis Jr. from the Sacramento County ...

South Placer Jail situation costs cops time on streets

With six incorporated cities and towns, and 21 additional communities, Placer County’s law enforcement agencies face geographical challenges in making arrests and booking sus ...

UPDATE: Six of 14 Oakmont football players suspended for drug connections will play again this season

Sources at Oakmont High School in Roseville have confirmed that an Oct. 10 drug citation of an 18-year-old student has sparked an extensive investigation by school officials and th ...

UPDATE: Identity of felony hit-and-run victim released, CHP still investigating

California Highway Patrol officers in Placer County were alerted to a case of felony hit-and-run on Baseline Road between Newton and south Brewer roads at approximately 10:21 a.m. ...

Mental health questioned in case of Sheridan stabbing-murder suspect

Questions surrounding the mental health of a Sheridan stabbing-murder suspect may be resolved in December. Criminal proceedings against 34-year-old Ana Maria Bejenariu were ag ...

Mental health of Sheridan stabbing-murder suspect remains in question

Questions surrounding the mental health of a Sheridan stabbing-murder suspect may be resolved in December. Criminal proceedings against 34-year-old Ana Maria Bejenariu were again ...

Street smarts and book smarts

One of Placer County’s top officials is newly armed with a deep knowledge of homeland security. Devon Bell, 47, undersheriff of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, com ...

Woman dies after falling from moving vehicle

A Lincoln woman died Wednesday night after falling from a moving vehicle during a domestic dispute, police said Thursday. Stacia Loraine Delao, 35, died of head injuries at 9: ...

Man charged with setting King Fire

Officials announced Thursday that they have made an arrest in the King Fire, which so far has charred 71,000 acres and is only 5 percent contained while threatening 2,000 homes.&nb ...

Mental health questions in Sheridan murder case

A request by murder suspect Ana Maria Bejenariu to be transferred to a state mental hospital punctuated a brief session before a Placer County Superior Court judge on Wednesday. B ...

Lincoln Police investigate suspicious activity

At approximately 7:22 a.m. Friday, police officers responded to the area of 6th and P streets for a report of a suspicious male, according to a Lincoln Police Department news re ...

Lincoln man shot after allegedly pulling gun on state trooper

During a routine drunk driving arrest in Woodland, a Lincoln man was shot after pulling a gun on a California Highway Patrol (CHP) officer, according to law-enforcement officials. ...

Rocklin High students arrested after bringing gun on campus

Two Rocklin High students were arrested Wednesday following an incident with a firearm on campus approximately 15 minutes after school. According to an email sent to parents by ...

Placer cops weigh option of carrying heroin-overdose antidote

Early last month, sheriff’s deputies in San Diego County became the first in California to begin carrying naloxone, an antidote to be used on drug-overdose victims in the ...

Dudley arrested July 7

Phillip C. Dudley, 53, was arrested July 7 on child molestation charges by the Yuba County Sheriff's Department in Lincoln, according to law-enforcement officers. Dudley ...