Crime

Rocklin Crime Log: Officers deal with spate of vehicle thefts, crystal meth pipe in underwear

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are assumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.  April 27 Rocklin police officers arrested 33-year ...

Man stabbed in neck, face in Rocklin fight

An altercation Sunday between two homeless men at Royal Oaks Mobile Home Park in Rocklin escalated to a case of attempted murder by stabbing, according to Rocklin police, landing o ...

Rocklin man pleads not guilty to murdering father

Accused of murder in the May 14 shooting death of his father in Newcastle, Robert Carlo Yandolino pleaded not guilty to the charge in a brief Placer County Superior Court appearanc ...

Placer DA files murder charges in Newcastle olive grower's shooting death

Robert Carlo Yandolino appeared in court for the first time Monday on a murder charge. The charges include a special allegation that signals prosecutors are considering seeking th ...

Rocklin man arrested for Newcastle murder, attempted murder

Carlo Yandolino died just as his dream was coming true. Yandolino, 58, was shot to death May 14 as he sat in his car at his home on a rural foothills road, according to the Placer ...

Shooting in Newcastle leaves one dead, rural community in shock

One man is dead and a 28-year-old Lincoln area man is under arrest after a shooting Thursday in the rural foothills west of Auburn. While the identity of the victim had not been r ...

Victim ID'd in rural Newcastle shooting death as suspect's father

A man shot and killed at a rural Newcastle residence Thursday was identified today by the Placer County Sheriff’s Office as Carlo Alexander Yandolino. Carlo Yandolino, 58, d ...

Newcastle shooting suspect arrested in Rocklin

Placer County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Dena Erwin has confirmed that 28-year-old Robert Yandolino, the subject of a manhunt launched this morning near Newcastle, was arrest ...

Manhunt for suspect in shooting death near Auburn

UPDATE 2:50 P.M. MAY 14: The suspect in the shooting death of a man in rural Newcastle today has been taken into custody in Rocklin, a Rocklin Police spokesman said. Whitney High ...

Rocklin’s ‘mayhem’ surgeon sentenced to 90 days

A former doctor who has been accused of botching dozens of plastic surgeries in Rocklin since 2008, and once faced more than 37 felony charges for it including 15 counts of mayhem, ...

Family of fatal overdose victim tied to Rocklin dealer speaks out

News that convicted Rocklin heroin dealer Mohammad Noor will be spending the next nine years in prison may have come as a relief to numerous parents in South Placer County, but non ...

Rocklin police handle teen mischief

Teens vandalize Rocklin construction site Rocklin Police Department said Tuesday that four teens vandalized a construction site last month at the dead end of Whitney Ranch Parkway ...

Six families sue Rocklin Unified for special-ed child abuse

The families of six special education students at Breen Elementary School filed a joint lawsuit last week against Rocklin Unified School District, special education teacher Sherry ...

Rocklin senior assaulted by teen, 20-year-old

A group of young men violently assaulted a Rocklin senior, who has declined to share his name, earlier this month at Sierra Lakes mobile home community after he tried to stop them ...

Rocklin heroin dealer implicated in Roseville death sent to prison

In the summer of 2013, Rocklin’s Mohammad Noor was enjoying a reputation on the streets of South Placer County as a heroin dealer with cash his pockets, guns in his car and p ...