Crime

Crime Log

Public awaits key jail report

Placer County is developing a new master plan for its criminal justice system, and this hinges on the recommendations of a consultant’s comprehensive report on the county&rsq ...

Rocklin police arrest three in school threat investigation

Rocklin Police Department reports its made a series of arrests involving threats against local students on social media. According to authorities, the incident started Thursday, M ...

South Placer jail to open this summer

ROSEVILLE – A sterling, state-of-the art new jail is set to open in Roseville this summer, and while Placer County officials are quick to sing its praises, they stop short of ...

Realignment triggers nonstop jail releases in Placer, new crimes

On May 15, detectives from Roseville’s Vice and Narcotics Enforcement Team moved through a shopping center in the south end of the city, arresting Travis Layton by surprise a ...

Crime Log: Rocklin officers arrest man for beating dog to death

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. May 6 At 6:12 p.m., Rocklin police officers responded ...

After 21 months in custody, Tarasuk’s murder trial nears

Nearly two years have passed since a group of people gathered around Washington Boulevard in Roseville at sunset — holding candles near their faces to illuminate the grief an ...

Kenner extradited for train-hopper murder, arraignment further delayed

Laura Lee Kenner, the last of three murder suspects awaiting extradition to Placer County for the 2013 killing of John Alpert, appeared in the local jail court Tuesday morning afte ...

Rocklin teacher investigated for child abuse

Rocklin police are investigating a teacher at Breen Elementary School for allegations of child abuse. Principal Chuck Thibideau sent an email to parents this week confirming that ...

Two arrested at Rocklin Target for identity theft, fraud

Placer County Sheriff’s detectives arrested two Richmond residents at the Rocklin Target store Tuesday on charges of identity theft, burglary, grand theft and use of a fraudu ...

Crime Log: Suspect’s fist fight with police dog doesn’t end well

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. April 28 At 11:58 a.m., Rocklin police were alerted to ...