Crime

Crime Log

Crime in Your Community: Coke, stolen gun in Placer County traffic stop; Landscaper's tools stolen at Home Depot; More

May 1 A traffic stop on Foresthill Road at 2:16 p.m. resulted in two arrests. Luis Garcia-Contreras, 22, of Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of ...

Perpetrator(s) harms bike rider during Tour de Lincoln

The Tour de Lincoln was meant to showcase the beauty of the Lincoln foothills and to support the numerous charities which the volunteers support. The ride instead turned into a rid ...

Crime In Your Community: Bowman car smash and grab; Loomis school bus vandalism; More

April 25 Manuel Rodriguez Jr., 41, of Woodland, was arrested on suspicion of passing an unauthorized and altered check at Thunder Valley Casino in rural Lincoln. A search of a veh ...

We must be vigilant about cybersecurity

It could have been the plot of a Hollywood thriller. Last March, hackers breached the city of Atlanta’s digital network, freezing municipal employees out of their computers u ...

Sex-crime suspect is ex-Placer High School volleyball coach

With potential multiple victims in a disturbing molestation case out of Lincoln, police are asking for the public’s help in an investigation of a suspect now in jail who once ...

A Monster in Auburn’s Midst?

For three years, Auburn harbored a nightmare in the Jekyll-and-Hyde guise of a serial killer many of the kids in town knew as The Crazy Cop. That’s the bizarre scenario that ...

DNA a key in arrest of ex-Auburn Police officer in Golden State Killer case

SACRAMENTO - Authorities believe they have caught the notorious Golden State Killer. And he's a former Auburn Police officer, who patroled city streets for three years duri ...

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. ...