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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 ...

Man in latex gloves robs two Placer County banks

Two bank robberies in Placer County are being linked to one man, with security footage from both heists showing a suspect with a penchant for wearing latex gloves while committing ...

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 ...

Rocklin teen pleads guilty Aug. 10 to his sister’s murder

Rocklin teenager Tanner Wood, now 16, pleaded guilty Aug. 10 to the second-degree murder of his 13-year-old sister in 2016. On the morning of July 19, 2016, a 9-1-1 call was repo ...

Rocklin crash Monday leaves one in critical condition

At approximately 9 p.m. Monday, a two-car collision crash took place at Crest Drive and Stanford Ranch Road. One individual involved in the crash is in critical c ...

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 ...

Wells Fargo on Granite Drive robbed Thursday; suspect still at large

Wells Fargo on Granite Drive in Rocklin was held up at gunpoint at 6 p.m. Thursday. The suspect is still at large, according to law enforcement officials.   Rocklin Police ...

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 ...

Crime In Your Community: Colfax brass knuckles, billy club arrest; Roseville car engine theft; More

July 9 The passenger in a 2017 Jeep pulled over for speeding was arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin and meth, plus possession of brass knuckles and a billy club. Arrest ...