Crime

Crime Log

South Placer Jail situation costs cops time on streets

With six incorporated cities and towns, and 21 additional communities, Placer County’s law enforcement agencies face geographical challenges in making arrests and booking sus ...

Prop. 47 triggers strong emotions in region

This fall, Californians will vote on Proposition 47, an initiative that will determine if some of the most common property and drug crimes will be reduced from felony to a misdemea ...

UPDATE: Six of 14 Oakmont football players suspended for drug connections will play again this season

Sources at Oakmont High School in Roseville have confirmed that an Oct. 10 drug citation of an 18-year-old student has sparked an extensive investigation by school officials and th ...

UPDATE: Rocklin police find alleged pepper spray assault suspects

Rocklin police spent Tuesday scouring neighborhoods around Shaliko Apartments for a man who assaulted another man with pepper spray and stole his backpack that afternoon. Capt. Lo ...

Crime Log: Fall comes with bomb calls, threats, drug arrests

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.  Sept. 15 During the day, two juvenile boys entere ...

Nine years and no answers

It has been nine years since the murder of Christie Wilson, and to this day, her killer won’t tell the family where he placed her body. The 2005 murder of 27-year-old Wilson ...

Rocklin man arrested for public nudity

Rocklin police arrested 50-year-old Frederick O’Brien on Saturday for indecent exposure. According to a press release from Rocklin Police Department, several residents in th ...

Street smarts and book smarts

One of Placer County’s top officials is newly armed with a deep knowledge of homeland security. Devon Bell, 47, undersheriff of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, com ...

Rocklin police end armed standoff on Galaxy Lane

Rocklin police officers managed to end a potentially violent situation without bloodshed Tuesday morning, after a man armed with assault rifles allegedly held his fiancé and ...

The broken cure – Part III: Far-reaching strategy for 'scripts' lags behind

Editor's note: This is the third in a three-part series.  Aaron Fechter is an ‘ideas guy.’  He’s an engineer, an entrepreneur. He’s an invent ...