Crime

Crime Log

Newest data on Realignment paints cloudy picture

The newest independent study on California’s sea change in handling criminals was unveiled Friday, June 27, near the state capital, showcasing positives, negatives and questi ...

UPDATE: Gang charges attached to Roseville drive-by shooting near popular businesses

A low-crime business center in Roseville experienced a highly visible shooting incident Wednesday, after three suspects allegedly attempted to gun down a citizen from their car. B ...

Deadly chase started in Auburn

A pursuit that began in Auburn ended Wednesday with a violent car crash that killed two people near the Antelope area of Sacramento. Lt. Victor Pecoraro of the Auburn Police Depar ...

Police make inter-state arrests in Roseville train-hopper murder

A little over a week after John Alpert’s family held a candlelight vigil to mourn the one-year anniversary of his brutal killing, Roseville police detectives made arrests in ...

Media Life: Wild Willie Slade's 1970 hoax inspires Ophir Prison Marching Band

  A humbug can be defined as a hoax meant in jest. Journey with us now to the days of yore – actually the late 1960s and early 1970s – to learn about one of the ...

Trouble on the Tracks: Despite murders, Roseville still draws train-hoppers

Editor’s note: The Press Tribune was with Roseville Police Officer Dave Flood during his contacts with all individuals mentioned in this story. Exactly one year ago, John Al ...

Hung-over driving just as dangerous as drunken driving

Wednesday marks the beginning of a new year and, for some Placer County residents, the start of an overly celebratory hangover. Two recent European studies show that hung-over dri ...

Holiday DUI violations down in Placer County

Seven law enforcement agencies in the region, working together in an anti-drunken-driving holiday campaign, arrested 57 people between Dec. 13 and Wednesday, including two in Aubur ...

Auburn police warn of December DUI checkpoints

The state Office of Traffic Safety and the Avoid the 7 of Placer County Winter Holiday DUI campaign started Dec. 13 and will continue into the new year to ensure public safety on c ...

Placer County detectives seek help in identifying this man

Placer County Sheriff’s detectives are asking for the public’s help in identifying a possible Granite Bay burglary suspect. A photo of the man, who had a black eye, wa ...