Placer County Sheriff's Office

AM/PM burglary ends in shooting

Roseville Police are investigating Sunday’s shooting of a suspected burglar/shoplifter by an off-duty Placer County Sheriff’s deputy. Around 4:30 p.m., Sergey Pautov, 22 of R ...

Alleged counterfeiters wanted by Sheriff’s Office

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is asking the community to look out for two alleged counterfeiters. Sacramento residents Aimee Taylor, 27, and Brandie Smith, 26, are wanted f ...

Citizens demand answers after mistrial

Nearly a month after a hung jury in the shots fired case against Placer County Sheriff Lt. John Savage and intense interest by readers, authorities are now answering questions abou ...

Auburn man arrested after using Florida man’s ID for 17 years

Placer County detectives arrested an Auburn transient who one labeled an “identity theft pioneer” after he had been posing as a Florida resident for the past 17 years. On Wed ...

Hung jury forces judge to dismiss Savage case

With a Roseville jury deadlocked on guilt or innocence, Judge Colleen Nichols used her authority to dismiss the case against Placer County Lt. John Savage Tuesday with no possibili ...

Trial begins for deputy accused of firing gun

ROSEVILLE — The criminal trial of a Placer County Sheriff’s officer, Lt. John Savage, accused of firing his weapon outside his Rocklin home in October 2009, began in Roseville ...

Sheriff: Purse thief connected to six other thefts

The man accused of snatching purses from inside shopping carts at Auburn grocery stores is connected to six similar thefts in the county, according to law enforcement. The Placer ...

Placer Sheriff’s deputy dies at 35

Placer Sheriff’s deputies will say goodbye to one of their own today. Deputy John Roye passed away last week at the age of 35 after a June diagnosis of colon cancer, according ...