Placer County District Attorney's Office

DA declines to file case against deputy whose daughter died in accidental shooting

The District Attorney’s Office will not file charges against a deputy whose toddler accidentally shot herself in April. On Friday, Karin Bjork, supervising deputy district attor ...

Cocaine barbership dealer sentenced to prison

A man who pleaded guilty to selling cocaine out of a Roseville barbershop is expected to spend the next 13 years in prison. Darin Durel Blockton, 24, was sentenced Friday by Plac ...

D.A. challenger withdraws from race

A Sacramento attorney announced Wednesday that he would no longer seek the District Attorney position in Placer. Scott Triplett, a deputy district attorney for Sacramento County, ...

Man who sparked 60-acre fire sentenced to three years in prison

A parolee who started a large grass fire in Roseville is serving the start of a three-year and eight-month prison term. Patrick John Henry, 40, of Lincoln was given the sentence ...

Man who cooked breakfast, set chair on fire in burglaries gets two years in prison

A Roseville man will serve two year in prison for breaking into a home and cooking breakfast. Marcelino Mesa Mejia, 26, broke into a Roseville home on Coloma Way during the early ...

Roseville man ordered to 13 years in prison for molesting two girls

A 61-year-old man who molested two girls while living at the home of a Roseville couple was sent to state prison Wednesday for 13 years and four months by a Placer County judge. R ...

Preliminary transcript reveals details of gruesome murder

Rage, jealousy, revenge — those are just a few of the storylines likely to emerge at the upcoming trial of Stephanie Nicole Erends, according to court transcripts of the Rosevill ...

Child abuse center notes increase in cases

Officials at a Placer child abuse interview center noted a record number of cases coming through their doors for 2008 and report that number is growing. The Multidisciplinary Int ...

Placer ranks top in DUI convictions

Drunk drivers beware: A recent report reveals that the Placer County District Attorney’s Office has the highest conviction rate of drunken or impaired drivers in the state. A Ca ...

County residents accused of insurance fraud

State and county authorities put the brakes on two Placer County residents’ alleged auto insurance fraud. Michelle Rene Bill, 40, of Auburn, and Kristy Geri Lunardelli, 44, of R ...