Crime

Crime Log

Report: Ex-Auburn Police officer suspect in Golden State Killer case

Authorities believe they have caught the notorious Golden State Killer. And reports, including from the San Francisco Chronicle, say he's a former Auburn Police officer and a ...

Crime In Your Community: Shotgun stolen from Iowa Hill motorhome; Foresthill guitar grab; More

April 9 A report of a Prius stuck in the mud at 6:24 a.m. near Kemper Road and Richardson Drive in North Auburn led deputies to the arrest of two Nevada County men on no-bail warr ...

Crime In Your Community: 300-pound, $5K barbecue stolen in Loomis; Guns gone from Newcastle ranch; More

April 4 Nicholas Richard Vandendriesche, 26, and 27-year-old Jasmine Courtney Marlar, both transients, had the van they were in searched and both were arrested in the 3700 block o ...

Lincoln Police Department deserves our thanks

The officers of the Lincoln Police Department deserve our gratitude for their diligence in policing our community.  It’s no secret that people who use drugs frequently ...

China drug cartel’s pot empire spread into Placer

An upscale home in a rural subdivision quietly sitting between Auburn and Lincoln had a big secret. It was one of more than 100 houses authorities say are linked to a Chinese drug ...

Who killed L.A. actress Adea Shabani?

More than a week has passed since authorities identified a corpse found buried north of Camp Far West as missing Los Angeles actress Adea Shabani and announced that her death was a ...

Who killed L.A. actress Adea Shabani?

More than a week has passed since authorities identified a corpse found buried north of Camp Far West as missing Los Angeles actress Adea Shabani and announced that her death was a ...

Crime In Your Community: Foresthill Bridge smash-and-grab; Burglar steals Loomis eatery tip jar; More

    March 26 A 34-year-old Meadow Vista resident reported someone opened a Verizon account in his name without his authorization. No dollar-loss amount was reported. ...

Helping Placer County Law Enforcement Chaplaincy help us

Imagine having to knock on someone’s door at 2 a.m. to tell them their loved one was in a fatal accident or in a homicide. The lives of those inside the house will be foreve ...

Carjacking arrest made Monday

Shaun Sterner, 32, of Lincoln was arrested Monday for a carjacking that occurred Jan. 18 in front of CVS at 77 Lincoln Blvd., according to Lincoln Police Chief Doug Lee. The carja ...

Missing L.A. actress case leads to ID, homicide determination

Tattoos found on the remains of a woman whose body was unearthed in a shallow grave north of Camp Far West Reservoir have helped make a positive identification and the cause of dea ...

Death penalty for Bracamontes, says jury

The trial of convicted cop killer Luis Bracamontes has concluded with a jury ruling today in favor of the death penalty. Sacramento media outlets are reporting that the jury came ...

L.A. case leads to 'shallow grave' near Camp Far West lake

UPDATE: 3 P.M. March 27: Remains of woman found in shallow grave An autopsy Wednesday is expected to provide authorities with more information on the identity of a woman whose rem ...

Placer County school administrators to train staff on recognizing issue

Many Placer County educators and school administrators say it’s important to educate students, parents and school staff about the human trafficking issue. Loomis Union Schoo ...

In the words of Stand Up Placer survivors

Two Placer County survivors graciously answered questions about their time being trafficked to help prevent other residents from being exploited. Because it’s a sensitive n ...