Crime

Crime Log

San Jose man arrested Aug. 12 for sex crimes involving Placer County minor

On Aug. 12, undercover Placer County Sheriff deputies arrested Greg Lesko of San Jose  for meeting up in Auburn with what Lesko thought was a 15-year-old girl. Instead, Lesko ...

Roseville City Council adjusts budget to battle human trafficking

The Roseville Police Department is teaming up with Stand Up Placer to battle human trafficking. On Wednesday, Roseville City Council approved the police department’s grant fr ...

Apple thieves get away with over $20,000

Four males stole electronic merchandise valued at more than $20,000 Tuesday at the Apple store in Roseville’s Galleria Mall, according to Roseville Police. Now the Rosevill ...

Law enforcement, fire unit teams stage training drills at William Jessup University

Law enforcement and fire department teams from multiple Placer County agencies staged a Rescue Task Force event Aug. 9 on the William Jessup University campus in Rocklin. About 50 ...

Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more

Crime in Your Community: Roseville, Newcastle church thefts; Penryn ammo arrest; more Aug. 1 Dylan Kelly Truman, 51, of Auburn, was arrested on suspicion of burglary by entering ...

Loomis 'gas-pump' rage; Rash of Rocklin, Roseville battery thefts; More

July 25 Mitchell Anthony Meredith, 58, of Sacramento was arrested on suspicion of vehicle theft and possession of a controlled substance. The arrest took place in the 10500-block ...

Placerville man sentenced to 10 years for stalking victims at Rocklin Liberty Mutual

Lloyd Dylan Jones, 37 of Placerville was sentenced July 26 to 10 years in state prison for stalking and making criminal threats by the Honorable Michael Jones, according to Placer ...

Crime In Your Community: Auburn porch piracy; Hidden Falls Park car break-in; More

July 18 Aurelio Roman Berumen, 58, of Vacaville was cited on suspicion of driving while his license was suspended. The citation was issued at Interstate 80 and Newcastle Road afte ...

Jerry Brown jumpstarts new judge

Elected as Placer County superior court’s newest judge in June and slated to start in January, Todd Irby is getting an early start on the job from the Governor’s Office ...

Roseville police investigating suspicious fires and car burglars

Roseville was hit with a rash of random fires last week burning the Royer Park/Saugstad trails system and a house garage on B street all within walking distance to each other. An ...

Roseville High School cheer coach arrested Sunday on DUI

A Roseville High School cheer coach was arrested Sunday for driving under the influence with a student in the car with her. According to Sonoma State University officials, an empl ...

Crime In Your Community: Colfax brass knuckles, billy club arrest; Roseville car engine theft; More

July 9 The passenger in a 2017 Jeep pulled over for speeding was arrested on suspicion of possession of heroin and meth, plus possession of brass knuckles and a billy club. Arrest ...

Thieves terrorize Roseville Wednesday in massive burglary

Burglars terrorized Roseville by breaking into more than 30 cars. The burglars broke into vehicles Wednesday night (July 18) parked outside Roseville businesses, according to ...

Arsonist suspected in Tuesday’s fires in Roseville

An uncaught suspect set a blaze along the Royer/Saugstad park trail Roseville late Tuesday night, according to Roseville Public Information Officer Jaime Garrett.  At about 9 ...

Tobacco 4 Ever suspected of selling to minors

Tobacco 4 Ever in Roseville is suspected of selling to individuals with no proof of age, according to Roseville officials. The Roseville Police Department has received multiple re ...