Police

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 ...

Are there gangs in Lincoln?

Depending on who’s speaking, the answer could be yes or the answer could be no. Lincoln Police Lt. David Ibarra told the Western Placer Unified School District board on June ...

FBI raids mobile home

About 12 to 15 FBI agents with weapons drawn surrounded a residence at the Sunset Villa Mobile Home Park at 6:30 Friday morning, according to neighbors. The agents, according to S ...

LHS teams up with police

Lincoln High School students had better behave. That’s because the Western Placer Unified School District Board approved a two-year contract Tuesday with the city of Lincoln to ...

Police shave heads for cancer research

Lincoln Police shaved their heads to raise money for childhood cancer research. On Saturday, March 14, five of Lincoln’s finest and one of their sons participated in the annual ...

Man who helped resident move later burgled house, police say

A Lincoln man was arrested Sunday for burglary after he allegedly helped a resident move, later returning to steal items from the house, police said. Brandon Teague, 19, was conta ...

Police canine Marty headed to new home

In tough economic times, neighbors often help each other out and law enforcement agencies are no exception. The night of Jan. 18, Ado, a dog working for the Sacramento County Sher ...

COPs volunteer orientation set for Wednesday

An orientation about the COPs (Citizen’s On Patrol) volunteer program with the Police Department will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday. The COPs program supports the Police ...

Police hold "Meet Your Officer" meeting

About 15 residents learned about the Lincoln Police Department and asked questions at Wednesday night’s “Meet your officer” meeting. The meeting was to continue the departme ...

Alert officer nabs burglar

Police arrested a 20-year-old man near Safeway at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday for burglary, said Lt. Paul Shelgren. Justin Gwaltney of Lincoln was pulled over when an officer doing ...

Police to hold community meeting

The Lincoln Police Department will hold a “Meet Your Officer” meeting Feb. 11 to enhance cooperative and collaborate problem solving with Lincoln residents. All residents ar ...