Crime

Crime Log

UPDATE: Identity of felony hit-and-run victim released, CHP still investigating

California Highway Patrol officers in Placer County were alerted to a case of felony hit-and-run on Baseline Road between Newton and south Brewer roads at approximately 10:21 a.m. ...

Roseville man sentenced for counterfeiting money

A joint investigation between the FBI, IRS and Placer County Sheriff’s Office came to a close last month, as a federal court in Sacramento sentenced Roseville resident Mathie ...

Nine years and no answers

It has been nine years since the murder of Christie Wilson, and to this day, her killer won’t tell the family where he placed her body. The 2005 murder of 27-year-old Wilson ...

Mental health of Sheridan stabbing-murder suspect remains in question

Questions surrounding the mental health of a Sheridan stabbing-murder suspect may be resolved in December. Criminal proceedings against 34-year-old Ana Maria Bejenariu were again ...

Rocklin man arrested for public nudity

Rocklin police arrested 50-year-old Frederick O’Brien on Saturday for indecent exposure. According to a press release from Rocklin Police Department, several residents in th ...

Roseville man killed in drive-by shooting

A 19-year-old Roseville man was killed last month in a drive-by shooting in Citrus Heights. The Sacramento County Coroner identified the lone victim of the incident as Daniel Rodr ...

Street smarts and book smarts

One of Placer County’s top officials is newly armed with a deep knowledge of homeland security. Devon Bell, 47, undersheriff of the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, com ...

Alleged gun-toting meth trafficker behind bars in Roseville

Detectives with the Roseville Police Vice and Narcotics Enforcement Team have made no secret they’re willing to cross county lines if it means catching methamphetamine and ...

Rocklin police end armed standoff on Galaxy Lane

Rocklin police officers managed to end a potentially violent situation without bloodshed Tuesday morning, after a man armed with assault rifles allegedly held his fiancé and ...

The broken cure – Part III: Far-reaching strategy for 'scripts' lags behind

Editor's note: This is the third in a three-part series.  Aaron Fechter is an ‘ideas guy.’  He’s an engineer, an entrepreneur. He’s an invent ...