Crime

Beating a burglar at his own game: police officers offer security advice

“What do you think a burglar hates most?” Gary Leonard asked a crowd of about 300 residents at the Neighborhood Watch Safety and Security Symposium this month in Lincol ...

Child porn conviction

A Lincoln man has been convicted on child pornography charges. United States Attorney Lawrence G. Brown announced today that Senior United States District Judge Edward J. Garcia ...

Man banned from Fry's

Douglas Wayne McCauley picked on Fry’s Electronics once too often. After being convicted by a jury for stealing electronics equipment from the Fry’s store in Roseville and af ...

Lincoln safest city in county

The Lincoln Police Department has a lot to smile about, as the city of Lincoln has the lowest violent crime percentage in Placer County. Comparing statistics from the California D ...

Shooting ruled justifiable

The Placer County District Attorney’s Office has determined that the Jan. 1 shooting by Rocklin Police and California Highway Patrol officers of Gregory Gifford was justifiable. ...

Cops nab burglar

Roger Haka was surprised to come home Thursday and find his front yard full of police and sheriff’s cars and an ambulance. “I thought, ‘Holy cow. What happened?’ ” Haka s ...

Murder case unsolved

As the one-year anniversary of the murder of Robert Vargas approaches, Placer County Sheriffs are still looking for the killer. “It’s still an open case,” said Dena Erwin, s ...

Scam: Muster donation calls

Recent telephone calls to residents asking for donations for the Fireman’s Muster and the Lincoln Fire Department are scams, according to firefighters. “We have not asked for ...

Fourth of July arrests

Two Lincoln residents and a Sacramento resident are behind bars after a July 4 collision and break-in, police said. Sacramento resident Donald Bray III crashed his car Saturday mo ...

Preventing a robbery, what to do if a robbery occurs

Robbery Prevention Many robberies occur because the businesses make it convenient for the robber. Poor cash handling, housekeeping and a general lack of planning can make you an ...