Placer County jail

Jail inmate to be remembered with North Auburn candlelight vigil

Placer County Jail inmate Anthony Skeaton’s death July 11 remains unresolved to his family, and they’ll join supporters Saturday at a remembrance candle light vigil out ...

Placer County sees spike in flu cases

Placer County Department of Public Health reported that as of 3 p.m. Tuesday, two influenza patients had been admitted to intensive-care units but no flu-related deaths had been re ...

Man arrested in Roseville for 3 warrants, drug-related charges

Auburn police detectives traveled to Roseville Friday and arrested a man who was allegedly in possession of methamphetamine, heroin, hypodermic needles and other drug paraphernalia ...

Placer coroner: Auburn jail inmate’s death a drug overdose

  Blood tests have determined that Placer County Jail inmate Anthony Skeaton’s death was caused by an accidental drug overdose, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said Frida ...

Placer County Jail death questions move closer to answers

Both the Placer County Sheriff’s Office and the family of a man who died after being booked into North Auburn’s Placer County Jail are continuing to look for answers. ...

New inmate telephone services contract could generate $285,000

A new inmate telephone services contract approved by the Placer County Board of Supervisors this week will generate an estimated $285,000 each year. The funds generated through the ...

AB 109 an increasing challenge for Placer jail, crime suppression

With California’s embattled “criminal realignment” plan having been in effect for a year, a new independent study is beginning to question whether it’s acco ...