Placer County Sheriff's Office

Placer ex-deputy’s plea could lead to no jail in sex-with-minor case

ROSEVILLE – Once lauded as a hero, an ex-Placer County sheriff’s deputy pleaded no contest today to a single felony charge of having unlawful sex with a minor. Kenneth ...

Auburn, Placer County prepare to say goodbye to fallen detective

The farewells to slain Placer County Sheriff’s Office Detective Mike Davis will be heartfelt Tuesday but the goodbyes will be hard for many of the people whose lives he touch ...

Placer, Sacramento DAs move on potential death-penalty case

SACRAMENTO – A Utah husband and wife were arraigned Tuesday on murder charges and a string of other criminal allegations revealing a crime spree that ended Friday in Auburn w ...

Shock gives way to mourning after deputy deaths

Shock is giving way to grief after the shooting deaths of two deputies – one in Auburn, the other in Sacramento – touched off a massive manhunt for their killer. The s ...

Granite Bay bank robber escapes

Placer County Sheriff’s detectives and the FBI are looking for a man who robbed a bank in Granite Bay last week, and they’re asking the public for any tips that could l ...

Deadly chase started in Auburn

A pursuit that began in Auburn ended Wednesday with a violent car crash that killed two people near the Antelope area of Sacramento. Lt. Victor Pecoraro of the Auburn Police Depar ...

19-year-old, juvenile arrested in Auburn carjacking

Auburn police have arrested a 19-year-old and a juvenile who allegedly carjacked a woman Monday at the 7-Eleven at 500 Auburn Ravine Road. According to police reports, the two mal ...

3 held in Loomis home invasion

Placer County sheriff’s deputies arrested two men and a woman Thursday afternoon in connection with an armed robbery and home invasion on Creekside Lane in Loomis. Two of the ...

Sheriff's Office hosts academy for Placer residents

Reservations are now being taken for the Placer County Sheriff Office’s popular Community Awareness Academy, which offers an inside look at the law enforcement agency. Atten ...

Hung-over driving just as dangerous as drunken driving

Wednesday marks the beginning of a new year and, for some Placer County residents, the start of an overly celebratory hangover. Two recent European studies show that hung-over dri ...