Crime

Roseville man convicted of murder gets 43 years, 8 months to life in prison

A Placer County Superior Court judge on May 8 sentenced 53-year-old Oleg Tarasuk, a Roseville man convicted in March of second-degree murder for a drunk-driving incident, to 43 yea ...

Rocklin’s ‘mayhem’ surgeon sentenced to 90 days

A former doctor who has been accused of botching dozens of plastic surgeries in Rocklin since 2008, and once faced more than 37 felony charges for it including 15 counts of mayhem, ...

Family of Roseville overdose victim tied to ‘M.O.B.’ gang speaks out

News that convicted Rocklin heroin dealer Mohammad Noor will be spending the next nine years in prison may have come as a relief to numerous parents in South Placer County, but non ...

Six families sue Rocklin Unified for special-ed child abuse

The families of six special education students at Breen Elementary School filed a joint lawsuit last week against Rocklin Unified School District, special education teacher Sherry ...

Rocklin senior assaulted by teen, 20-year-old

A group of young men violently assaulted a Rocklin senior, who has declined to share his name, earlier this month at Sierra Lakes mobile home community after he tried to stop them ...

Granite Bay man sentenced to prison for recklessly endangering aircraft

Granite Bay resident Edward Kuwata, the former operations manager of Weco Aerospace Systems, Inc., was sentenced Tuesday to one year in prison for conspiracy to destroy aircraft or ...

Rocklin heroin dealer implicated in Roseville death sent to prison

In the summer of 2013, Rocklin’s Mohammad Noor was enjoying a reputation on the streets of South Placer County as a heroin dealer with cash in his pockets, guns in his car an ...

UPDATE: Roseville-area developer charged with multimillion-dollar fraud

UPDATE: A federal grand jury returned a 21-count indictment April 24 against Abolghasseni “Abe” Alizadeh, 56, of Granite Bay, and Mary Sue Weaver, 62, of Roseville, cha ...

Roseville, Rocklin turns out for talk on crime and prison culture

A large group of South Placer residents packed into the Monk’s Cellar in downtown Roseville Sunday evening to hear a public talk by Press Tribune editor Scott Thomas Anderson ...

Roseville crime Log: Spring comes with assaults, identity theft arrests

March 27 Around 1:45 p.m., two men went into a sporting goods store in the 10000 block of Fairway Drive, selected two mountain bikes and rode them out of the store without paying ...