Placer County Sheriff's Office

Kayaker airlifted from American River

A New Hampshire man is in serious condition after he was airlifted during a night rescue from the American River. News of the Tuesday night rescue was released Thursday afternoon ...

Three arrested after armed pot robbery in Auburn

Three armed men were arrested after allegedly robbing an Auburn household of its medical marijuana this week. Robin Oscar Tipton, 20, of Sacramento, David Eugene Thomas, 23, of S ...

Alleged counterfeiters wanted by Sheriff’s Office

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is asking the community to look out for two alleged counterfeiters. Sacramento residents Aimee Taylor, 27, and Brandie Smith, 26, are wanted f ...

Citizens demand answers after mistrial

Nearly a month after a hung jury in the shots fired case against Placer County Sheriff Lt. John Savage and intense interest by readers, authorities are now answering questions abou ...

Drug, alcohol test kits available at local schools

Several agencies in Placer County are hoping to prevent teen alcohol and drug use in the local community, and parents and students have mixed opinions. With a grant through the P ...

Top board aide arrested for stealing from DA

A top aide for Supervisor Kirk Uhler was arrested Friday for allegedly stealing over $15,000 from the District Attorney-elect’s campaign account. Friday afternoon Scott Owens, w ...

Placer Sheriff’s deputy dies at 35

Placer Sheriff’s deputies will say goodbye to one of their own today. Deputy John Roye passed away last week at the age of 35 after a June diagnosis of colon cancer, according ...