Crime

Crime Log

Local heroes honored by Sheriff Bell

Two local Placer County heroes were honored Monday morning at the Placer County Sheriff’s Office headquarters in Auburn. Isabel Pierce and Tyler Metildi were honored ...

Routine traffic stop leads to drug bust

What seemed like a routine traffic stop in Rocklin nearly two weeks ago turned out to be more serious. Placer County deputies arrested Jamie Sheldonbrian, 20, of Auburn and Bryso ...

Rocklin hit and run leaves one with injuries

On Saturday afternoon, Rocklin Police responded to a vehicle collision at Sunset Boulevard and Fairway Drive, according to Rocklin Police spokesman Lt. Scott Horrillo. According ...

South Placer Shooting Suspect caused I-80 collisions

Initial 9-1-1 calls at about 7 p.m. Jan. 15 reported a man driving his Dodge pick-up truck recklessly in a Newcastle parking lot, where about 14 gunshots were heard, according to P ...

Parking assault arrest; Store vandalized: More

Jan. 6 Ivan Alekseyevich Kochuboy, 42, of Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of possession of stolen property. The arrest took place in thee 9000-block of Crater Hill Road. Wes ...

Appreciating our law enforcement every day

We often don’t think of what it’s like to be a police or sheriff’s officer as we go about our daily lives. Probably 99 percent of us are oblivious to the dangers ...

Placer K-9 survives gunshot wound

A veteran K-9 officer, with the Placer County Sheriff’s Office for six years, was shot by Tuesday night’s shooter. When the shooter, Stanley Stepanski III, was located ...

Rocklin robbers caught after investigation

Another arrest was recently made in south Placer for crimes committed here by criminals from the Bay Area. The Placer County Sheriff’s Office continues to see an uptick of ...

Yolo County police shooting hits home in Placer County

The Jan. 10 fatal shooting of Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona 43 miles from here has many residents sad and in shock. It also hits home to Placer County residents. On Dec. 12, ...

One victim killed Tuesday by South Placer shooter

UPDATED AT 1:30 P.M. ON THURSDAY Stanley Stepanski III, of Florence, Montana was the shooter in Tuesday’s deadly shooting spree that left one victim dead, another victim in ...

DUI bike rider; Felon with shotgun; More

Dec. 31 Marques Nicole Hawley, 25, of Concord, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The turnover for arrest to the California Highway Patr ...

Rocklin Police make arrest in domestic violence dispute

On Jan. 4, Rocklin Police received a call from a victim who said her husband was threatening her with violence and police responded, according to department officials. Officers r ...

PayPal 'audit' fraud; Sax snatched; 'Molly' bust

Dec. 20 Tools were stolen from a storage container at a construction site on Creekside Lane in Loomis. Value of the missing property is estimated at $6,440. A gas-delivery busine ...

Gas station card-skim thefts; Vintage signs stolen; More

Dec. 13 A package of cable-jack mounts valued at $100 was stolen of a porch at a home in the 6300-block of Granite Bay’s Fern Leaf Drive.   Seth James Look, 25, of Mea ...

North Auburn arraignment court closed

Since the Placer County Jail opened in North Auburn in 1985, Placer County’s busiest criminal courtroom adjoining it has been a hub of activity. Department 13, with its 1980 ...