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Placer County Sheriff’s Office busts drug dealer in Roseville

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies used a decoy customer to nab a 19-year-old for dealing drugs March 27 in Roseville. According to PCSO, as part of a “shoulder tap ...

Roseville police looking for suspects in robbery at Old Spaghetti Factory

A woman leaving Roseville’s Old Spaghetti Factory on the night of March 26 was shaken up when two men suddenly approached her and robbed her by force. It was 9:23 p.m., and a ...

Roseville’s city jail headed for downsized conversion

With the recently completed South Placer Jail scheduled to begin booking new arrestees later this year, the Roseville City Council is moving forward with plans to convert its own c ...

Roseville murder hearing: Employees clashed with ‘Skim X’ victim

A Placer County deputy district attorney attempted to narrow the field of possible culprits while defense tried to widen it as the preliminary hearing for murder suspect Christophe ...

Roseville motel linked in regional drug, identity theft ring

Placer County Sheriff’s officials announced that three suspects were arrested at motels in Roseville and Auburn this morning, participating in what detectives describe as &ld ...

Roseville officers deal with multiple Prop.47-related cases of violence

When Kevin Stovall walked out of a Roseville jail cell two weeks after Prop. 47 lowered his burglary conviction to a misdemeanor, he was asked by a waiting television crew if this ...

Tarasuk found guilty of Roseville murder

A jury convicted Roseville resident Oleg Tarasuk, 52, of second-degree murder this week along with four other felonies in connection with a three-vehicle collision that killed a pe ...

Gang intimidation charges thrown out on Sammy Duran’s brother

A preliminary hearing for the witness intimidation case against alleged Sureno gang member Antonio Duran came to a close last week, as a judge dismissed nearly all of the charges. ...

Detectives face off in court with alleged ‘Skim X Killer'

A preliminary hearing brought 28-year-old Christopher Northam before a judge last week for a murder that occurred in a Roseville warehouse in 2011. Deputy District Attorney David ...

Roseville police dispel shoot-out rumors in Thieles neighborhood

According to the Roseville Police Department, there was no gunfire exchanged in the Thieles neighborhood on Tuesday night as officers chased a suspect on foot — despite ...

Granite Bay not immune to heroin, opiate trends in region

Official arrest records from the Placer County Sheriff’s Department indicate that some of the county’s wealthier jurisdictions have exceeded others in arrests involving ...

UPDATE: Roseville police make arrest in attack on female jogger

Joggers in the north part of the city may rest easier now that Roseville police investigators have arrested the man suspected of trying to attack a women in the dark morning hours ...

UPDATE: Lockdowns lifted, murder suspect taken into custody

UPDATE: Wednesday, 3:30 p.m., Roseville, Ca: The Roseville Police Department has lifted a lockdown of all schools within a two-mile radius of Sunrise Avenue and Cirby Way - a ...

UPDATE: West Roseville murder suspect, victim had heated exchange

A quiet, upscale neighborhood west of Roseville was jolted by a convoy of patrol cars and CSI vehicles last weekend, after a 21-year-old Sacramento man was allegedly stabbed to dea ...

Cops testify in Roseville gang threats case tied to shoot-out

The preliminary hearing in a witness intimidation case against Antonio Duran — brother and gang associate of accused cop-shooter Sammy Duran — began Wednesday morning i ...