Daniel Nicholson

Trial set for Ruben Salgado

The ex-cop charged with multiple drug felonies and murder-for-hire is scheduled to go to trial at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 8. The trial date was set Tuesday morning in Auburn’s Placer Co ...

Former cop waives preliminary hearing

The ex-cop charged with drug-related felonies and murder-for-hire waived his right to a preliminary hearing after a judge rejected a request to close the proceeding to the public. ...

Ex-cop preliminary hearing closed to public?

A defense attorney asked a judge Tuesday to prevent the public and media from attending a former Highway Patrol officer’s preliminary hearing. Ruben Cesar Salgado, 37, was most ...

Ex-cop’s hearing tentatively scheduled

The former CHP officer charged with murder-for-hire could have a preliminary hearing Tuesday. Judge Alan Pineschi Friday scheduled Ruben Cesar Salgado, 37, for a tentative court ...

Witnesses, discovery delay ex-cop’s prelim

The preliminary hearing for the former CHP officer charged with murder-for-hire has been continued to September. Ruben Cesar Salgado, 37, sat in a courtroom in the Auburn Historic ...

Ex-cop allegedly offered to pay $10K to kill witness

A Placer judge Friday denied an ex-CHP officer’s request to dismiss a murder-for-hire case from the county. Additionally, a brief filed Friday revealed details of how Ruben Ces ...

Lawyers wrangle over new charges

Attorney Daniel Nicholson said Wednesday Placer County shouldn’t be involved in any new charges against Auburn-area ex-CHP officer Ruben Cesar Salgado. Salgado, 37, and his gir ...

CHP officer’s bail reduced

A judge Tuesday reduced bail for the California Highway Patrol Officer charged with multiple felonies and misdemeanors. Ruben Salgado, 37, was arrested May 11 in a Rocklin shop ...

Attorney hired, arraignment finished

The California Highway Patrol officer arrested May 11 remained jailed after an arraignment Tuesday. Ruben Salgado hired Daniel Nicholson of the Law Office of Daniel Nicholson in S ...