Crime

Crime Log

Suspected mail thieves caught red-handed in Rocklin

Three suspected mail thieves were locked up Saturday after Rocklin police found them with stolen parcels from three neighborhoods. Investigators believe they were working together, ...

Placer sheriff seeks help in officer’s vandalized grave case

UPDATE: COLFAX - Slain Sacramento police officer Bill Bean Jr.’s grave in Colfax Cemetery has been vandalized and two badges attached to his grave marker are missing. The ba ...

Cause of death undetermined for Rocklin man found in pond

Rocklin Police Department identified the body discovered floating in the pond outside Rocklin Library last week as 26-year-old Nicholas Ceane, who had been reported missing Sept. 2 ...

Rocklin Crime Log: Police log 7 vehicle thefts in 13 days, deal with burglaries

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.   Sept. 7   At 10:14 p.m., R ...

Rocklin police arrest transient man for arson

Rocklin police arrested a man Saturday in connection with a vegetation fire that cleared nearly an acre behind 3104 Sunset Boulevard on Sept. 27. According the Rocklin Police ...

Rocklin police investigating arson connected to homeless camp

The Rocklin Police Department announced this week that a Sunday fire in the wooded greenbelt off Sunset Boulevard was triggered by a homeless camp.    The inci ...

Armed robbery, carjacking suspects in Rocklin captured

A couple accused of robbing and carjacking a Rocklin businessperson at gunpoint in September is now sitting behind bars thanks to a coordinated effort from three law enforcement ag ...

UPDATE: Police arrest 16-year-old for online threats

Word spread on social media Monday night that someone was going to shoot people during lunch Tuesday at Roseville High School, and though Roseville police deemed the threats not cr ...

Feds convict Rocklin CEO of wire fraud

Brent Lee Newbold, a Granite Bay man and the former CEO of Rocklin-based Holy Cow Inc., pleaded guilty last week in federal court to wire fraud. According to United States Attorney ...

Roseville man up front at Capitol rally for heroin overdose antidote

Taylor Ryder was “out” — as in, with friends — partaking in recreational drug use. Moments later he was “out” —  as in, unconscious & ...

Rocklin man wrestles with Facebook imposter

If you live in Rocklin and enjoy social media, beware of the fact your fellow resident Rocco Ciesco does NOT have the deal of a lifetime for you, though an online imposter has b ...

Friendly neighbor helps catch alleged Rocklin thief

The Rocklin Police Department is reporting that a vigilant resident helped stop an area burglar in his tracks last week. Around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, a homeowner on the 4300 block ...

Rocklin crime log: car break-ins plague city

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. July 12-Aug. 10 A victim on the 5300 block of Brandon ...

Citizen donates $10K for new Rocklin police dog

Rocklin resident Robert Columbro threw the city’s police department a bone on Friday to the tune of $10,000. It was a donation to the nonprofit Rocklin Public Safety Voluntee ...

Rocklin Crime Log: Police deal with hammer assault, gun threats

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are assumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. July 14 Around 11:50 p.m., an unknown thief approached ...