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Crime Log

Teen arrested in Roseville area bomb scare

Placer County Sheriff’s officials announced this afternoon that a teenager who promoted an elementary school evacuation with “jihad” threats is now in Placer Coun ...

Doctor: Accused cop killer shows no remorse

SACRAMENTO – Charming and showing no remorse, accused double cop-killer Luis Bracamontes held a Bible in his hand as he told a court-appointed psychiatrist that he is willing ...

Robber hits Umpqua Bank in Roseville

Another bank robber – at least the ninth this year in Placer County – hit Roseville at about noon Thursday. According to a report from Roseville Police Department, the ...

Roseville sees holiday time robberies, police urge safety

In the wake of recent robberies in the city — one case involving a suspect with a gun and another involving men with covered faces entering a store and smashing glass — ...

Writer, former addict brings Placer’s heroin epidemic into view

In every translation, the journey into Dante’s “Inferno” begins in a shadowed forest where “lost is the path that does not stray,” and for Jason Smith ...

Roseville travel advisers, sojourners react to Paris attack

Behind the French flag Facebook filters are not only Americans standing in solidarity with their nation’s oldest ally but concerned citizens of the world — some of whom ...

Placer County’s death row inmates wait as debate swirls

A recent photo from San Quentin State Prison shows David Rundle no longer the young man tried, convicted and sentenced to death in Placer County for the murders of two women almost ...

Charges reduced in Roseville teacher abuse case

A plea agreement last week settled criminal charges against a former teacher of special education at Kaseberg Elementary School in Roseville, but families of the victims are unsati ...

Theft turns to armed brawl outside Roseville D.A.’s office

Audacity didn’t pay off last week for a Sacramento man who, already on bail for a felony, allegedly tried to steal an iPod off a motorcycle just a few yards from the Placer C ...

Roseville couple targets Hispanic homeowners with fraud scheme

A federal judge recently closed the case on a Roseville couple’s mail fraud scheme that targeted low-income Hispanic families in the Sacramento region and Bay Area, sentencin ...

Roseville jogger recounts being robbed at gunpoint

A pair of armed robberies in Roseville and Citrus Heights Oct. 23 landed three young men in jail, caught by a smartphone app, a K9 and a little teamwork. And one of the victims is ...

UPDATE: Man assaulted with tree branch at Placer County homeless shelter

An Auburn man is behind bars on suspicion of attacking and injuring another transient with a tree branch — or cane-like weapon — while both were inside the North A ...

Roseville trainer arrested for alleged sex with underage client

Roseville police put a 27-year-old personal trainer in custody Thursday on evidence that he had sexual relations with an underage client. According to a news release Friday from R ...

Roseville podiatrist pleads guilty to $1 million fraud scheme

A Roseville podiatrist pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to a single, hefty charge of health care fraud, admitting that he netted more than $1 million in reimbursements for fr ...

Meth, 2 pounds of marijuana connected to Friday crashes, manhunt

Roseville police announced Monday that a 25-minute manhunt on Oct. 16, which kept entire neighborhoods on unofficial lockdown, was allegedly the result of men driving recklessly th ...