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Police rescue suspected drunk driver from vehicle near grass fire

Gregory Womack, 34, of Lincoln was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol, according to Lincoln Police Chief Doug Lee. At about 11:20 p.m. Sunday, Lee’s v ...

We must help stop violence between individuals

There’s nothing we can do to change the tragic May 17 shooting death of Renee Sue O’Neal. On May 17, the legal system failed O’Neal, a 35-year-old Lincoln mother ...

Fatal shooting near Rocklin under investigation

At least two Sacramento-area gangs traded gunfire in a parking lot outside a party near the borders of Rocklin, Roseville and Lincoln early Saturday morning, leaving an 18-year-old ...

Woman found fatally shot Wednesday

Lincoln police officers, answering a call reporting possible shots fired at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday in the 2400 block Lincoln Airpark Drive, found a female in the garage, who appeared ...

Placer pot growers offered carrots to conform

New statewide standards for recreational cannabis grows and fresh regulations in Placer County to rein in attempts to go commercial are being tested with the start of this year&rsq ...

UPDATE: Placer County DA clears Rocklin officers in fatal shooting

UPDATE: This story has been updated to include information from documents released Thursday afternoon, April 6 by the Placer County District Attorney's Office. The Placer Heral ...

UPDATE: Rocklin police kill suspected home invader, withhold name

Note from the Editor: Though the release of the suspect's name is imminent, there is no legal basis for the Rocklin Police Department deliberately withholding this information ...

Crime In Your Community: Auburn Meth Bust Takes Violent Turn; Thunder Valley slot machine attack; More

Jan. 18 Cecelia Grace Kihlthau, 33, of North Auburn, was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence, resisting arrest and possession of meth. The arrest followed a report of domes ...

Placer supes: Violent sex offender’s rural Lincoln housing all wrong

A wave of fear and indignation over a state proposal to release a serial molester to live at a rural Lincoln house has swept in the Placer County Board of Supervisors. The state D ...

Crime In Your Community: Auburn rock thrower injures 1; Granite Bay liquor heist; More

Jan. 14 Kenneth Cole Parks, 21, a transient, was initially arrested and booked into Placer County Jail on suspicion of vandalism connected to a rock thrown at a windshield of an I ...

Roseville marketing consultant arrested for credit fraud

Roseville police arrested the owner of Salon Success Strategies, a Roseville marketing and consulting firm for small businesses, last week on suspicion of making fraudulent charges ...

Crime In Your Community: Multiple Placer County mailbox break-ins; Auburn false robbery arrest; More

Dec. 7 Inhavie David, 18, of Sacramento was arrested on theft and conspiracy charges involving shoplifting of alcohol from Raley’s store in the 6800 block of Granite Bay&rsq ...

Rocklin man spends $1M of embezzled money on ‘Game of War’

America’s recent economic recession was a difficult time for many in South Placer, and it shows in the dozens of desperate fraud schemes prosecuted by the office of U.S. Atto ...

Crime In Your Community: Roseville felon-with-ammo arrest; Wheeled North Auburn theft alleged: More

Dec. 5 A Ross shopper returned to her vehicle in the store’s Commons Drive parking lot in Rocklin to find a door lock was defeated and $50 in loose change plus two bags were ...

Casino restroom mugging; 2 transient suspects in Auburn parole office wheel theft; More

Nov. 21 Hand tools were taken from a vehicle’s outside storage box in a break-in in the 3200 block of Sunset Terrace in Auburn. Value of the missing property was pegged at $ ...