Crime

Crime Log

CHP makes arrest in alleged lethal hit-and-run near Roseville

North Sacramento’s unit of the California Highway Patrol announced Thursday afternoon it had made an arrested in a deadly hit-and-run investigation that began earlier that mo ...

Party-crashers arrested for assault at quinceañera

 Last Friday, May 30, Placer County Sheriff’s detectives arrested two Sacramento men wanted for assaulting two people recently at a large party in Roseville. Late May 2 ...

Rocklin police arrest three in school threat investigation

Rocklin Police Department reports its made a series of arrests involving threats against local students on social media. According to authorities, the incident started Thursday, M ...

South Placer jail to open this summer

ROSEVILLE – A sterling, state-of-the art new jail is set to open in Roseville this summer, and while Placer County officials are quick to sing its praises, they stop short of ...

Realignment triggers nonstop jail releases in Placer, new crimes

On May 15, detectives from Roseville’s Vice and Narcotics Enforcement Team moved through a shopping center in the south end of the city, arresting Travis Layton by surprise a ...

After 21 months in custody, Tarasuk’s murder trial nears

Nearly two years have passed since a group of people gathered around Washington Boulevard in Roseville at sunset — holding candles near their faces to illuminate the grief an ...

Crime Log: Armed robbery suspect also charged with extortion

Information compiled from local police reports. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.  May 12 At 8 p.m., Roseville police officers were ...

Kenner extradited for train-hopper murder, arraignment further delayed

Laura Lee Kenner, the last of three murder suspects awaiting extradition to Placer County for the 2013 killing of John Alpert, appeared in the local jail court Tuesday morning afte ...

Rocklin teacher investigated for child abuse

Rocklin police are investigating a teacher at Breen Elementary School for allegations of child abuse. Principal Chuck Thibideau sent an email to parents this week confirming that ...

Stabbing victim dies from injuries

The 85-year-old victim of a stabbing that took place May 6 in Roseville has died from his injuries.  Lonnie Burke died May 7 at Sutter Roseville Medical Center and his son, P ...