Crime

Crime Log

First love, then death: Alta I-80 crash may be kidnap, homicide

UPDATE: 5:15 P.M. FRIDAY, JULY 27: Detectives believe two I-80 deaths came after kidnapping Newcastle’s Dayton Holden and Dutch Flat’s Devyn Graham appeared to be in l ...

Crime In Your Community: Auburn porch piracy; Hidden Falls Park car break-in; More

July 18 Aurelio Roman Berumen, 58, of Vacaville was cited on suspicion of driving while his license was suspended. The citation was issued at Interstate 80 and Newcastle Road afte ...

Jerry Brown jumpstarts new judge

Elected as Placer County superior court’s newest judge in June and slated to start in January, Todd Irby is getting an early start on the job from the Governor’s Office ...

Crime In Your Community: Colfax brass knuckles, billy club arrest; Roseville car engine theft; More

July 9 The passenger in a 2017 Jeep pulled over for speeding was arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin and meth, plus possession of brass knuckles and a billy club. Arrest ...

Chase Bank robbery suspect in custody

Roseville – At about 9:47 a.m. Tuesday, a witness called Roseville Police Department reporting a male suspect inside Chase Bank with a firearm and demanding money from a tell ...

Crime In Your Community: Roseville food truck theft disaster; Auburn Yeti coolers targeted: More

June 28 A 54-year-old Sacramento woman said her purse was stolen while she was in Thunder Valley Casino. Her debit card was subsequently used at Citrus Heights and Sacramento loca ...

Crime In Your Community: Arrest for Home Depot phone throw; Granite Bay jewel theft; More

June 25 Timmie Kennedy, 57, a transient, was arrested at the Placer County Government Center in North Auburn on suspicion of obstructing a deputy. The Sheriff’s Office was c ...

Crime In Your Community: Loomis child endangerment arrest; Granite Bay eatery break-in; More

June 20 A vehicle stop led to two arrests at Highway 49 and Quartz Drive in North Auburn. John Allen Rodes, 38, of Auburn, was arrested on suspicion of possession of a dagger. Nic ...

No charges to be filed on waterpark groping suspects

The Placer County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday that it will not file charges on seven men arrested Memorial Day at Roseville’s Golfland Sunsplash. T ...

Crime In Your Community: Granite Bay cocaine bust; Foresthill women in rock-throwing incident; More

  Information comes from Placer County Sheriff’s Office reports. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty.   June 13 An 11300-block Quartz Drive ...

Former Lincoln resident sentenced to more than four years in prison regarding $22-million fraud scheme

SACRAMENTO — On Friday, U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. sentenced Mary Sue Weaver, 65, currently of Scottsdale, Arizona and formerly of Lincoln, to four years and ...

Crime In Your Community: $8K striper theft in Auburn; Home Depot tool heist; More

June 6 Kelsey Frances Allen, 24, a transient was arrested on suspicion of theft of a $20 pair of shoes from Payless Shoe Source, 2775 Bell Road in North Auburn. June 5 Power too ...

Former Roseville developer sentenced to four-plus years in prison for $22-million fraud

  SACRAMENTO — U.S. District Judge Garland E. Burrell Jr. sentenced Abolghasseni “Abe” Alizadeh, 59, of Granite Bay, June 1 to four years and eight months i ...

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 ...