Police

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 ...

Cops celebrate city's birthday

The Lincoln Police Department has gotten itself into a hairy situation. To raise awareness of Lincoln’s 150th birthday, officers from Chief of Police Brian Vizzusi on down are g ...

Chief Jimenez laid to rest

Known as the father of the Lincoln Police Department’s community policing activities, Chief Robert Jimenez, was laid to rest July 16 at the Lincoln Cemetery. “He was the epito ...

Chief's funeral Thursday

Services for longtime Lincoln Police Chief Robert Jimenez will be held today in Auburn. Jimenez passed away July 7 in Auburn at the age of 87. Funeral services will be at St. Jos ...

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 ...

Former Lincoln police chief passes

Longtime Lincoln Police Chief Robert Jimenez served the community with an eye for helping others, according to residents and family members. Jimenez passed away just after midnigh ...

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 ...

Bank of America robbed

Two robbers burst into the Bank of America just before 9:30 a.m. Thursday near Raley’s with guns drawn, according to a witness. No shots were fired, and nobody was injured, said ...

Armed robbery at pharmacy

A gunman entered Twelve Bridges Pharmacy at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday, demanding drugs, according Dr. Henry Le, owner of the pharmacy. “He came in and requested medication with a han ...