Crime

Crime Log

Mail thefts spark I.D. concerns in Rocklin, South Placer

Since January, mail thefts in Rocklin and Granite Bay neighborhoods have been an ongoing issue. However, experts say these crimes, which may lead to identity theft, can be avo ...

Roseville murder hearing: Employees clashed with ‘Skim X’ victim

A Placer County deputy district attorney attempted to narrow the field of possible culprits while defense tried to widen it as the preliminary hearing for murder suspect Christophe ...

Four arrested in connection with Rocklin crime spree

Using tips from residents, Rocklin police made four arrests last week in connection with 22 separate crimes that occurred late Feb. 28 or early March 1 across the city. Shortly af ...

Roseville officers deal with multiple Prop.47-related cases of violence

When Kevin Stovall walked out of a Roseville jail cell two weeks after Prop. 47 lowered his burglary conviction to a misdemeanor, he was asked by a waiting television crew if this ...

Tarasuk found guilty of Roseville murder

A jury convicted Roseville resident Oleg Tarasuk, 52, of second-degree murder this week along with four other felonies in connection with a three-vehicle collision that killed a pe ...

Detectives face off in court with alleged ‘Skim X Killer'

A preliminary hearing brought 28-year-old Christopher Northam before a judge last week for a murder that occurred in a Roseville warehouse in 2011. Deputy District Attorney David ...

Rocklin police hit with connected property crimes

During the late night hours between Feb. 28 and March 1, Rocklin police officers responded to a rash of vandalisms, burglaries and stolen vehicles calls. On Monday, police official ...

Rocklin not immune to heroin, opiate trends in region

Official arrest records from the Placer County Sheriff’s Department indicate that some of the county’s wealthier jurisdictions have exceeded others in arrests involving ...

UPDATE: Roseville police make arrest in attack on female jogger

Joggers in the north part of the city may rest easier now that Roseville police investigators have arrested the man suspected of trying to attack a women in the dark morning hours ...

Rocklin's Wells Fargo bank robber surrenders to CHP

On Feb. 18, 64-year-old Johnny Carlson of Calabasas turned himself into the Victorville office of the California Highway Patrol. Based on tips, Rocklin detectives obtained a Ramey ...