Crime

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Placer rates as one of the safest places to live in CA

Placer County remains one of the safest places to live in California, according to law enforcement officials. Gold Country Media looked into how different communities stack up wi ...

Placer Sheriff counts 71 ICE jail requests

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office fielded 71 requests in 2017 from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement for release information on jail inmates living in the country ill ...

Man dodges bullet; Recyclables ripoff; Safecracker foiled

Rayshane Olivie Sipert, a 32-year-old Sacramento transient, was arrested outside the Granite Bay Walmart on Douglas Boulevard on suspicion of theft, possession of drug paraphernali ...

Sheriff’s arrest thieves wanted in Placer County

Placer County detectives captured two criminals on Nov. 16, both wanted for burglary throughout Placer County, according to law enforcement officials. Ronald James Kaestner II 45 ...

Bump key arrest; Target sneak thief; More

Nov. 14 Katie Lynn Tadena, 34, of Roseville was arrested on suspicion of possession of meth. The arrest took place at Atkinson Street and Booth Road in Roseville. A 33-year-old M ...

Placer County Probation Department monitors high-risk, repeat DUI offenders

  The Placer County Probation Department was awarded a $97,821 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to ensure that high-risk, repeat DUI (driving under the i ...

Store roof break-ins; Dollar Tree purse snatch; More

Nov. 9 Robert Lee Roark II, 61, of Colfax was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. The arrest took pl ...

Crime In Your Community: Sprint tower theft; Gold-laden sand pile missing; More

  Oct. 30 Rose Ann Miller Lathum, 34, of Merced was arrested in the 2200-block of North Auburn’s Grass Valley Highway on suspicion of being under the influence of a co ...

Two nabbed for identity thefts in Granite Bay

On the morning of Oct.23, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office received a call of an alarm activation after two people tried to burglarize a residence under construction in Gra ...

Brawl ends Rocklin prep football game

What was an ordinary Friday night at Whitney High School in the peak of football season turned ugly for the Rocklin school. A large fight broke out during the third quarter of t ...

Crime in Your Community: Airsoft guns stolen from church; Snapchat meetup ends with beating; More

  Oct. 9 A porch pirate lifted a box and suitcase worth $300 from a 6800-block Douglas Boulevard location in Granite Bay. A welfare check turned into a parole search that ...

Brawl breaks out at Whitney High School football game

What was an ordinary Friday night at Whitney High School in the peak of football season turned ugly for the Rocklin school. A large fight broke out during the third quarter of t ...

Fountains shooting leaves more questions than answers

Late Saturday night, officers responded to “shots fired” near Reserve Drive in Roseville at the Fountains, according to Roseville Police Department spokesman Rob Baquer ...

Rocklin sees an uptick in car burglaries

A recent string of car break-ins have been reported in Rocklin, according to Rocklin Police spokesman Scott Horrillo. Over the past four months, Horrillo said, there has been a s ...

Crime In Your Community: Arrest after threats with knife: $125K 'suspicious' transactions from church; More

Oct. 15 A chainsaw was stolen from the back of a truck parked in the 7900-block Hillview Road in Newcastle. Oct. 14 James William Wyatt, 39, of Colfax was arrested on suspicio ...