Crime

Crime Log

Rocklin gun robbery followed by 2 attempts in Elk Grove

On May 8, one week after thieves stole more than 100 guns from a retailer in Rocklin, two gun stores in Elk Grove reported similar incidents, although the suspects were unable to s ...

Rocklin police probing early morning robbery

Rocklin police are asking for help in identifying a man who walked into a convenience store just after midnight and robbed it by leading the clerk to believe he had a gun. Officer ...

UPDATE: Roseville police name man who killed himself in SWAT standoff

The man who triggered an hours-long standoff Wednesday in Roseville before taking his own life has been identified as 46-year-old Travis Swol. Police recently announced that Swol w ...

Police investigate Rocklin gun heist

Rocklin police are trying to determine who helped themselves to an arsenal of weapons at a local gun store Sunday morning. According to officers, the incident happened around 4:02 ...

Roseville chiropractor sentenced in Hawaii for rape

A Roseville chiropractor was sentenced last week to 10 years in prison for raping a woman in Maui, Hawaii in September 2011. According to Maui County First Deputy Attorney Robert ...

Three arrests at rural Auburn cannabis oil lab

A “knock and talk” inspection at a rural Auburn house to determine compliance with medical marijuana laws has led to three arrests connected to the discovery of a honey ...

Placer supes reject video visits bids

Placer County isn’t logging off on its current inmate video visitation contractor. The Board of Supervisors followed a recommendation from staff Tuesday to reject proposals ...

Craigslist leads Rocklin officers to another Prop. 47-enabled offender

An anecdote about the combined impact of Proposal 47 and prison realignment: Rocklin police found a Lincoln man in possession of heroin, methamphetamine and stolen property last we ...

Alleged Roseville gym flasher, touching suspect arrested

A 61-year-old Roseville man was booked into Placer County jail Friday for allegedly following around a teenager, exposing himself and trying to inappropriately touch the victim. A ...

Rocklin mail thief sentenced to three years

An Oroville man was sentenced last week to three years in prison for a series of fraud and identity theft crimes he perpetrated in Rocklin. According to the criminal complaint fil ...

Rocklin Crime Log: Burglaries, assaults greet city with spring

The last three weeks of March saw three vehicle thefts, four identity thefts and 23 various burglaries for the Rocklin Police Department, which logged 3,322 total incidents from Ma ...

Rocklin man arrested for ambushing teens, series of sexual batteries

A 31-year-old Rocklin man is behind bars after several underage girls were reportedly sexually assaulted last weekend near Twin Oaks Park. According to information from the Police ...

Shooting, burning murders were climax to broader storm of violence

The arrest of Joshua Daniel Smith last week forced East Roseville to revisit one of the most ominous crimes in the city’s recent history, involving two men being shot in the ...

UPDATE: Suspect in shooting, burning murders had been arrested 11 times before

The crime that has been haunting East Roseville’s sense of security for more than 10 months came into focus Thursday afternoon, after Placer County Sheriff’s detectives ...

Rocklin crime up 20 percent in 2015

The 2015 crime stats are in for the city of Rocklin, and they’re not especially encouraging. Overall crime rose to 21.3 incidents per 1,000 people – a 20-percent spike ...