crime

Letter to editor: Community could help restaurant

Although I am disturbed with the stuff going on in our community (Armed robber targets restaurant, Placer Herald, 8/23), I’m also somewhat comfortable knowing what’s happening ...

Letter to editor: Let's focus on positive

I read an article recently (Police seek suspect in random shootings, Placer Herald, 8/16) that said there were random shootings from Rocklin to Loomis. Personally, our community/c ...

Letter to editor: Crimes increasing as economy worsens

I would like to say that I am disappointed at the fact that Rocklin has been having more shootings and robberies than ever before. I am not going to blame this on any Rocklin, Linc ...

Resident’s tip helps police nab catalytic converter thieves

Roseville police arrested four men early Thursday morning in connection with a string of catalytic converter thefts. Police said an alert resident notified police around 3:45 a ...

Crime log

Information taken from Rocklin Police Department log. Station 4080 Rocklin Road in Rocklin. FEB. 11 About 9:30 p.m., a Rocklin officer stopped a driver on I-80 at Rocklin Road fo ...

Galleria arson suspect pleads not guilty

The Galleria arson suspect entered a not guilty plea Wednesday in federal court, his lawyer said Thursday. Alexander Piggee, 24, faces at least five and no more than 40 years in p ...

Activity down except arson

Even though the Rocklin Police Department reports that overall crime is down 4 percent citywide, arson was up 280 percent last year. Fire Chief Bill Mikesell said citizens need not ...

Galleria arson suspect ‘mentally competent’

Medical analysis concluded the suspect in October’s arson at the Galleria is “mentally competent,” it was revealed in his final Placer County court appearance Tuesday, before ...

Alleged Galleria arsonist faces federal charges

Federal prosecutors are taking over the case against a man who allegedly set fire to the Galleria in October, charging him with two counts of arson, officials announced Thursday. A ...

Crime log

CRIME LOG Information taken from Rocklin Police Department log. Station 4080 Rocklin Road in Rocklin. JAN. 24 Between noon and 3 p.m., a Tenbury Court resident re ...