Crime

Crime Log

Controversial apartments yellow-tagged by Roseville code enforcement

One of Roseville’s oldest and, in recent years, most notorious buildings was vacated indefinitely last week when the city’s senior building inspector deemed it uninhabi ...

Shooting suspects detained in Rocklin cleared of all charges

Rocklin residents who watched a cavalcade of patrol cars surround two men along Sierra College Boulevard on Jan. 16 can rest easier knowing reports that a law enforcement officer w ...

It’s time to apply for civilian sheriff’s academy

Reservations are now being taken for the Placer County Sheriff Office’s Community Awareness Academy, which offers an inside look at the law enforcement agency. Attendees are ...

Roseville car chase ends in arrest

A man who allegedly led sheriff's deputies on a pursuit through Roseville this afternoon was captured by an allied law enforcement effort.  According to Placer County she ...

UPDATE: Robbery at Roseville's Citibank

A middle-aged man used a disguise and threatening note Tuesday afternoon to rob a bank in Roseville, and as of Wednesday afternoon police had yet to find the suspect. According to ...

Rocklin police catch threatening tree vandal

On Tuesday, Dec. 9, Rocklin police officers arrested a 21-year-old commuter student for allegedly carving threatening death messages into numerous trees along the nature trails beh ...

Rocklin hit with multiple scams

Just about everyone owns a telephone and so people have been at risk from tele-scams for years; but with the ever increasing amounts of personal details now available online, polic ...

Rocklin police expand use of body cameras

The Rocklin Police department will expand its use of body-worn cameras in the field this month. The department has used the technology for several years with motorcycle patrol offi ...

Social media helps Rocklin cops nab ‘Grinch’

Two alleged criminals trying to “play the Grinch” had their Christmas crime spree stopped cold Saturday, after Rocklin police officers slapped cuffs on them for an atte ...

Parents voice fears, outrage with Rocklin school board

Last week’s school board meeting at Rocklin Unified School District was a standing-room only affair, as parents of special education students came out in force to say their p ...

Roseville murder suspect Beau Smith described as 'great kid'

A star receiver of prep and collegiate football, class of 2011 Roseville High graduate Beau Smith is suddenly in need of a great defense. Confined to a holding cell at the Marion ...

Heroin arrests, car burglaries were October’s case load for Rocklin cops

Oct. 21 Around 8:25 a.m., an unknown suspect tried and failed to force open the locked door of a vehicle in a parking lot on the 4400 block of Rocklin Road, then forced open a rea ...

Former Roseville High football star arrested for murder

Police detectives from Salem, Ore. announced yesterday that they have arrested Beau Smith on murder charges, stemming from the violent death of a 66-year-old. Smith was a well-know ...

Details emerge: Rocklin Unified knew about child abuse complaints

Since filing claims against Rocklin Unified School District on Oct. 27 for the alleged physical and psychological abuse of their children by a special education teacher, a few pare ...

Rocklin cops, Sierra college team up against catalytic converter theft

Catalytic converters, due to their availability, value, relative ease to steal and lack of identifiable markings, are a huge target for thieves in Rocklin and Roseville. Thanks to ...