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Crime Log

San Jose man arrested Aug. 12 for sex crimes involving Placer County minor

On Aug. 12, undercover Placer County Sheriff deputies arrested Greg Lesko of San Jose  for meeting up in Auburn with what Lesko thought was a 15-year-old girl. Instead, Lesko ...

Rocklin teen pleads guilty Aug. 10 to his sister’s murder

Rocklin teenager Tanner Wood, now 16, pleaded guilty Aug. 10 to the second-degree murder of his 13-year-old sister in 2016. On the morning of July 19, 2016, a 9-1-1 call was repo ...

Rocklin crash Monday leaves one in critical condition

At approximately 9 p.m. Monday, a two-car collision crash took place at Crest Drive and Stanford Ranch Road. One individual involved in the crash is in critical c ...

Law enforcement, fire unit teams stage training drills at William Jessup University

Law enforcement and fire department teams from multiple Placer County agencies staged a Rescue Task Force event Aug. 9 on the William Jessup University campus in Rocklin. About 50 ...

Wells Fargo on Granite Drive robbed Thursday; suspect still at large

Wells Fargo on Granite Drive in Rocklin was held up at gunpoint at 6 p.m. Thursday. The suspect is still at large, according to law enforcement officials.   Rocklin Police ...

Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more

Crime in Your Community: Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more Aug. 1 Dylan Kelly Truman, 51, of Auburn, was arrested on suspicion of burglary by entering ...

Loomis 'gas-pump' rage; Rash of Rocklin, Roseville battery thefts; More

July 25 Mitchell Anthony Meredith, 58, of Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft and possession of a controlled substance. The arrest took place in the 10500-block ...

Placerville man sentenced to 10 years for stalking victims at Rocklin Liberty Mutual

Lloyd Dylan Jones, 37 of Placerville was sentenced July 26 to 10 years in state prison for stalking and making criminal threats by the Honorable Michael Jones, according to Placer ...

First love, then death: Alta I-80 crash may be kidnap, homicide

UPDATE: 5:15 P.M. FRIDAY, JULY 27: Detectives believe two I-80 deaths came after kidnapping Newcastle’s Dayton Holden and Dutch Flat’s Devyn Graham appeared to be in l ...

Crime In Your Community: Auburn porch piracy; Hidden Falls Park car break-in; More

July 18 Aurelio Roman Berumen, 58, of Vacaville was cited on suspicion of driving while his license was suspended. The citation was issued at Interstate 80 and Newcastle Road afte ...

Jerry Brown jumpstarts new judge

Elected as Placer County superior court’s newest judge in June and slated to start in January, Todd Irby is getting an early start on the job from the Governor’s Office ...

Crime In Your Community: Colfax brass knuckles, billy club arrest; Roseville car engine theft; More

July 9 The passenger in a 2017 Jeep pulled over for speeding was arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin and meth, plus possession of brass knuckles and a billy club. Arrest ...

Fight Sunday at Rocklin ampm called an incident

Just before 6 p.m. Sunday, an argument over cigarettes  by two men was reported at the ampm convenience store on Rocklin Road in Rocklin, according to Lt. Scott Horrillo of th ...

Chase Bank robbery suspect in custody

Roseville – At about 9:47 a.m. Tuesday, a witness called Roseville Police Department reporting a male suspect inside Chase Bank with a firearm and demanding money from a tell ...

Crime In Your Community: Roseville food truck theft disaster; Auburn Yeti coolers targeted: More

June 28 A 54-year-old Sacramento woman said her purse was stolen while she was in Thunder Valley Casino. Her debit card was subsequently used at Citrus Heights and Sacramento loca ...