Crime

Crime Log

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 ...

Duran's defense presses for more time before testimony

Since being jailed on nine attempted murder charges, Roseville's Samuel Duran has held the posture of a man who wants his day in court. On Tuesday, the alleged cop-shoote ...

UPDATE: Police arrest large number of Duran’s associates in tri-county ‘gang’ raid

A coalition of law enforcement officers launched what they termed a massive gang-suppression sweep across three counties Wednesday, triggering arrests and ICE holds on more than 35 ...

Sheriff’s detectives hope reward will help Granite Bay woman get her husband’s ashes back

A Granite Bay woman who was separated from her husband by death has now been separated from his remains by criminals — and Placer County Crime Stoppers is hoping a reward ...

Host of concerns raised as Duran shooting case moves forward

Attorneys and family members were erring on the side of extreme caution in a Placer County courtroom Friday, as the multi-victim attempted murder case against Samuel Duran continue ...

Duran charged with seven counts of attempted murder

The man who allegedly wounded numerous police officers and shut down entire city blocks with an armed home invasion Oct. 25 was be brought into Placer County court Tuesday, facing ...

UPDATE: Suspected cop shooter taken into custody after standoff

The Press Tribune had the first reporters on-scene at the shooting and worked with News Talk KFBK to provide live updates from the field for the greater Sacramento region.&nbs ...

Crime log, Sept. 13-30, 2013

Information taken from Folsom Police Department records. All suspects presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Suspects booked into Sacramento County Jail unless ot ...

Mother has “punished herself” for 43 years in Auburn bathtub drowning

  Accused of murdering her daughter in a revived cold case that stretched back to the girl’s 1970 bathtub drowning in Auburn, 67-year-old Patricia Thomas broke her sile ...

100 pounds of marijuana found in Auburn traffic stop on I-80

About 100 pounds of marijuana was found inside a vehicle that was initially stopped for speeding on Interstate 80 near Auburn. According to a California Highway Patrol report, an ...

Placer inmates get new post-release help center in Roseville

Life after jail has the promise of being smoother in Placer County with a soon-to-start re-entry program to be housed in a new Community Transition Center in Roseville. The center ...

Placer coroner: Auburn jail inmate’s death a drug overdose

  Blood tests have determined that Placer County Jail inmate Anthony Skeaton’s death was caused by an accidental drug overdose, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said Frida ...