Crime

Crime Log

Rocklin, Placer law enforcement sees spiking crime tied to ‘experiments’

Law enforcement leaders in Placer County are taking a hard look at new data suggesting California suffered a herculean jump in crime rates in 2015. Even more concerning to local po ...

Murder case moving ahead for Rocklin man

Robert Yandolino’s preliminary hearing on an allegation of murder in the death of his father at a Newcastle olive ranch is poised to start in the spring. Yandolino, a 26-yea ...

Rocklin police search for man who robbed U.S. Bank

Rocklin police detectives are asking for help in identifying a man who robbed the U.S. Bank on Sunset Boulevard Monday. According to police, the incident started at 6:47 p.m. when ...

UPDATE: Bodies found in Rocklin apartment were badly decomposed

Rocklin police are investigating the suspicious deaths of two people, a man in his 20s and a woman in her 50s, whose decomposed bodies were found Friday afternoon in a locked apart ...

Rocklin Crime Log: Businesses hit hard by burglars

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are presume innocent unless convicted in a court of law. Jan. 15 Just after 3:20 a.m., a woman on Clubhouse Drive ca ...

Four Rocklin men tied to armed robbery, stabbing suspect

Area law enforcement has arrested six people in connection with a series of violent crimes perpetrated in January, including an armed home robbery and a stabbing. Four of the suspe ...

Rocklin man gets prison online exploitation of children

Rocklin resident Paul Ross Pacini, 46, was sentenced in federal court last week to five years in prison followed by 15 years of supervised release for receiving child pornography. ...

Man attempts assault, robbery in Rocklin

A Rocklin woman fought off a would-be robber who grabbed her from behind last week, and police are still searching for the culprit. According to the Rocklin Police Department&rsqu ...

Rocklin CEO sent to prison over Ponzi scheme

The former CEO of a cleaning product company in Rocklin called Holy Cow was sentenced in federal court last week to pay $2.9 million in restitution and spend four years and three m ...

Accused cop killer found mentally fit for trial

SACRAMENTO – The prosecution of accused double-cop killer Luis Bracamontes moved forward Friday after a Sacramento judge deemed the defendant mentally competent for court pro ...

Man robs Rocklin 7-11 at gunpoint

An armed man robbed a 7-11 on Sunset Boulevard at gunpoint early Monday morning, and Rocklin police are still looking for the suspect. According to the Rocklin Police Department&r ...

Massey sentenced to prison for Rocklin crime spree

A man who was caught burglarizing in Rocklin, arrested and then released from jail three days later – only to commit an armed robbery with a gun – will now find his tim ...

Arrests made in Mercedes caper

Rocklin police officers reportedly foiled a vehicle theft conspiracy at the local Mercedes Benz dealership on Granite Drive this morning.   According to authorities ...

Nature of gang forces in Roseville at forefront of Duran hearing

Attorneys continued to clash in a Roseville courtroom last week as two different gang experts offered alternate theories on why the Thieles neighborhood experienced a storm of gunf ...

Rocklin burglar’s release 3 days after arrest spells armed robbery

Rocklin police officers thought they had scored a win for public safety by arresting a brazen vehicle burglar in the days leading up to Thanksgiving: They soon had reason to doubt ...