Crime

Crime Log

Grand theft auto in Auburn ends in pursuit and crash in Lincoln.

Calls came in regarding a car being stolen at the Auburn Home Depot at 11755 Willow Creek Drive around 8:40 a.m. Thursday, according to Placer County Sheriff spokesman Lt. Andrew S ...

Crime in Your Community: Airsoft guns stolen from church; Snapchat meetup ends with beating; More

  Oct. 9 A porch pirate lifted a box and suitcase worth $300 from a 6800-block Douglas Boulevard location in Granite Bay. A welfare check turned into a parole search that ...

Fountains shooting leaves more questions than answers

Late Saturday night, officers responded to “shots fired” near Reserve Drive in Roseville at the Fountains, according to Roseville Police Department spokesman Rob Baquer ...

Crime In Your Community: Arrest after threats with knife: $125K 'suspicious' transactions from church; More

Oct. 15 A chainsaw was stolen from the back of a truck parked in the 7900-block Hillview Road in Newcastle. Oct. 14 James William Wyatt, 39, of Colfax was arrested on suspicio ...

Crime In Your Community: Illegal ammo find after 90 mph chase; Storage thefts; More

  Oct. 3 Shane Michael Doxie, 37, of North Highlands was arrested on suspicion of possession of burglary tools, being a felon in possession of ammunition and driving with a ...

Crime In Your Community: Smoke shop spitting; Ulta cosmetics heist; More

Sept. 30 Talesia Taylor, a 23-year-old transient, was arrested in the 1600-block of North Auburn’s Wimbledon Drive on suspicion of vehicle theft and receiving a stolen vehic ...

Crime In Your Community: Auburn cocaine arrest; Loomis storage units burglarized; More

  Sept. 13 Philip Dustin Hawkins, 43, of rural Auburn was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. T ...

Kyle Jeptha Bridgman arrested for five counts of arson

CAL FIRE (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) investigators arrested Kyle Jeptha Bridgman, 33, of Lincoln on five counts of arson Wednesday. Bridgman was booked ...

Deputy death a test of community's resolve

It’s more than a cliché these days to write about supporting your local law enforcement. But it’s also a death-hardened fact of life that peace officers need th ...

Crime In Your Community: Granite Bay burglary; Colfax donation jar snatched; More

  Sept. 18 Joshua Mackenroth, 53, of San Diego was arrested in Placer County on suspicion of battery. Mackenroth is alleged to have struck a 40-year-old woman on the arm wit ...

Crime in Your Community: Auburn jail shower-room altercation; Arrest in Lincoln-area fire; More

  Sept. 11 A 36-year-old North Auburn man reported someone used his credit card to make unauthorized purchases totaling $429 at Williams-Sonoma. Jason Jeremy Sturmer, 31, o ...

Jim Datzman is correct

Jim Datzman's column in your Sept. 6th paper (page 4, “Public safety services in Lincoln. Is this an accident waiting to happen?”) was exactly right.  I would ...

Arson arrest made Monday

Gregory Scott Courtney, 30, of Yuba City was arrested Monday for multiple counts of arson by CAL FIRE (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) fire investigators. C ...

Crime In Your Community: Placer burglary interrupted; Donation box burglary at Taco Bell; More

Aug. 18 Deputies answered a trespassing call at Anytime Fitness, 12130 New Airport Road in North Auburn. Arrested at 10:16 p.m. was Randa Sue Martin, 32, of Auburn. After a warran ...

Placer moves forward ordinance updates to clarify cannabis enforcement

  Placer County regulations prohibiting all commercial cannabis activity wouldn’t change but some enforcement protocols w ...