Placer County Sheriff's Office

Man allegedly bilks $13,500 from 87-year-old

A Roseville man is behind bars after allegedly bilking an 87-year-old Auburn woman out of $13,500. Leron Anthony Stephenson, 30, was arrested on charges of elder abuse, operating ...

Temper tantrums, drunk defendants at courthouse

An allegedly drunk defendant and a temper-tantrum throwing Reno woman kept the Roseville courthouse busy last week. On Friday, Thomas Robert Davis, 56, of Roseville reportedly ha ...

Sheriff offers cuddly comfort to hospital patients

Bobbi Mower was brought to tears when a volunteer unexpectedly gave her husband a sock monkey Tuesday. The Roseville resident wouldn’t let go of the stuffed animal as she thank ...

Shoplifters beware: Stores are watching

Despite video surveillance and undercover security, shoplifting still plagues local storeowners – especially during the holiday season. The time of giving is also the time of t ...

Cash register helps police ring up arrests

When thieves smashed the window of a Loomis shop, owner Dan Henderson said it could’ve put him out of business. So when a detective called Henderson, who owns Tactis Sk8 Shop, ...

Roseville man dies in boating accident

A Roseville man died after he reportedly lost control of his boat at a reservoir near Lincoln Sunday. Placer County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Camp Far West Reservoir, loc ...

Fundraiser to help protect county K9s

The four-legged members of local law enforcement need more protection than just their furry coats. That’s why one area business decided to hold a fundraiser to help cut away at ...

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 ...

Q&A: What do you do if you see a Most Wanted list criminal?

County Sheriff’s Department decide who are the week’s most wanted criminal suspects? Lt. Jeff Ausnow took some time to answer a few questions about how the Most Wanted list is ...