Crime

Crime Log

In wake of Apple controversy, South Placer investigators talk phones

A federal magistrate judge on Monday denied a request from the FBI that would have forced Apple – maker of the ubiquitous iPhone – to produce software that would e ...

Roseville, Placer law enforcement sees spiking crime tied to ‘experiments’

Law enforcement leaders in Placer County are taking a hard look at new data suggesting California suffered a herculean jump in crime rates in 2015. Even more concerning to local po ...

Murder case moving ahead for Rocklin man

Robert Yandolino’s preliminary hearing on an allegation of murder in the death of his father at a Newcastle olive ranch is poised to start in the spring. Yandolino, a 26-yea ...

UPDATE: Bodies found in Rocklin apartment were badly decomposed

Rocklin police are investigating the suspicious deaths of two people, a man in his 20s and a woman in her 50s, whose decomposed bodies were found Friday afternoon in a locked apart ...

Unbroken: Roseville MMA studio powers through impact of major burglary

Dave Marinobles knows his martial arts studio is about a lot more than one piece of gold hooked to a strap of leather. So when media descended on his business last week in the wake ...

Roseville martial arts center hit with ‘smash and grab’ burglary

A thief did not have the courage to try it when Kung Fu expert Dave Marinobles or any of his eight black belt instructors were there, but nonetheless on Thursday morning someone sh ...

Oakmont High student transcripts stolen

The partial transcripts of 356 Oakmont High School students were stolen from a locked vehicle in San Francisco in January, and the school district is advising parents to watch for ...

UPDATE: Roseville police looking for armed robbery, stabbing suspect

Roseville police have arrested five people in connection with a series of violent crimes perpetrated in January, including an armed home robbery and a stabbing. Now they’re a ...

Granite Bay man sent to prison over Ponzi scheme

The Granite Bay entrepreneur behind a cleaning product called Holy Cow was sentenced in federal court last week to pay $2.9 million in restitution and spend four years and three mo ...

New Old Town Pizza looks to give Roseville a slice of heaven

Food lovers already know Old Town Pizza from its presence in Lincoln and Auburn, and many can remember their first experience smelling the baked cheese and seeing its video games p ...

UPDATE: Arrest in bank robbery, police investigate two unrelated assaults

Roseville police announced last week that at least one bank robbery case has been closed thanks to the department’s CSI technicians. Officers also investigated two separate, ...

Man wounded in Loomis deputies’ shoot-out Monday in serious condition

The suspect in Monday’s shooting in a Loomis shopping center remains in serious condition at a Roseville hospital, according to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office. Rod ...

Accused cop killer found mentally fit for trial

SACRAMENTO – The prosecution of accused double-cop killer Luis Bracamontes moved forward Friday after a Sacramento judge deemed the defendant mentally competent for court pro ...

What were the Press Tribune’s most read stories in 2015?

From big economic developments and business controversies to homicides and public suicides, the Roseville Press Tribune stayed busy with its mission to bring South Placer timely, i ...

Alleged Roseville vehicle burglar caught

Roseville police officers arrested 34-year-old Roseville resident Helen Marie Meza on Monday in connection with a weekend vehicle burglary. According to a news release from Rosevi ...