Crime

Crime Log

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 ...

United front revealed in Golden State Killer case

The prosecution of a Sacramento-area man accused of being the notorious Golden State Killer of the 1970s and 1980s will take place in Sacramento. District attorneys from six count ...

San Jose man arrested Aug. 12 for sex crimes involving Placer County minor

On Aug. 12, undercover Placer County Sheriff deputies arrested Greg Lesko of San Jose  for meeting up in Auburn with what Lesko thought was a 15-year-old girl. Instead, Lesko ...

Law enforcement, fire unit teams stage training drills at William Jessup University

Law enforcement and fire department teams from multiple Placer County agencies staged a Rescue Task Force event Aug. 9 on the William Jessup University campus in Rocklin. About 50 ...

Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more

Crime in Your Community: Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more Aug. 1 Dylan Kelly Truman, 51, of Auburn, was arrested on suspicion of burglary by entering ...

Loomis 'gas-pump' rage; Rash of Rocklin, Roseville battery thefts; More

July 25 Mitchell Anthony Meredith, 58, of Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft and possession of a controlled substance. The arrest took place in the 10500-block ...

Placerville man sentenced to 10 years for stalking victims at Rocklin Liberty Mutual

Lloyd Dylan Jones, 37 of Placerville was sentenced July 26 to 10 years in state prison for stalking and making criminal threats by the Honorable Michael Jones, according to Placer ...

First love, then death: Alta I-80 crash may be kidnap, homicide

UPDATE: 5:15 P.M. FRIDAY, JULY 27: Detectives believe two I-80 deaths came after kidnapping Newcastle’s Dayton Holden and Dutch Flat’s Devyn Graham appeared to be in l ...

Crime In Your Community: Auburn porch piracy; Hidden Falls Park car break-in; More

July 18 Aurelio Roman Berumen, 58, of Vacaville was cited on suspicion of driving while his license was suspended. The citation was issued at Interstate 80 and Newcastle Road afte ...

Jerry Brown jumpstarts new judge

Elected as Placer County superior court’s newest judge in June and slated to start in January, Todd Irby is getting an early start on the job from the Governor’s Office ...