Crime

Crime Log

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 ...

Crime In Your Community: Illegal ammo find after 90 mph chase; Storage thefts; More

  Oct. 3 Shane Michael Doxie, 37, of North Highlands was arrested on suspicion of possession of burglary tools, being a felon in possession of ammunition and driving with a ...

Crime In Your Community: Smoke shop spitting; Ulta cosmetics heist; More

Sept. 30 Talesia Taylor, a 23-year-old transient, was arrested in the 1600-block of North Auburn’s Wimbledon Drive on suspicion of vehicle theft and receiving a stolen vehic ...

Crime In Your Community: Auburn cocaine arrest; Loomis storage units burglarized; More

  Sept. 13 Philip Dustin Hawkins, 43, of rural Auburn was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence, possession of cocaine and possession of drug paraphernalia. T ...

Kyle Jeptha Bridgman arrested for five counts of arson

CAL FIRE (California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection) investigators arrested Kyle Jeptha Bridgman, 33, of Lincoln on five counts of arson Wednesday. Bridgman was booked ...

Crime In Your Community: Granite Bay burglary; Colfax donation jar snatched; More

  Sept. 18 Joshua Mackenroth, 53, of San Diego was arrested in Placer County on suspicion of battery. Mackenroth is alleged to have struck a 40-year-old woman on the arm wit ...

Walk in Placer County woods turns up human skull

A hiker walking in a wooded area of Placer County’s Sierra found a human skull on Sunday. Called in to investigate, Placer County sheriff’s detectives and search and r ...

Crime in Your Community: Auburn jail shower-room altercation; Arrest in Lincoln-area fire; More

  Sept. 11 A 36-year-old North Auburn man reported someone used his credit card to make unauthorized purchases totaling $429 at Williams-Sonoma. Jason Jeremy Sturmer, 31, o ...

Apple Store in Roseville suffers more robberies; suspects in custody

The “Apple Thieves” might have been caught  as the Galleria’s Apple Store suffered an additional string of robberies at about 7 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. Monday a ...

Colfax burglary connected to Rocklin ID theft

  Placer County Sheriff’s Office detectives are linking a Colfax burglary to ID theft in Rocklin And they’re asking for the public’s help in cracking the c ...

Roseville rooftop arrest follows Auburn riding-mower theft, chase

A riding lawnmower theft at North Auburn’s Home Depot led to a high-speed chase on Interstate 80, a crash, a foot pursuit and an arrest of a Manteca man on a Roseville roofto ...

Placer County ties to Highway Patrol murder-suicide case

An Amador County murder-suicide case is hitting home in one rural Placer County community. The Amador County Sheriff’s Office reported today that an off-duty California Hig ...