Crime

Crime Log

Crime in Your Community: Auburn jail shower-room altercation; Arrest in Lincoln-area fire; More

  Sept. 11 A 36-year-old North Auburn man reported someone used his credit card to make unauthorized purchases totaling $429 at Williams-Sonoma. Jason Jeremy Sturmer, 31, o ...

Apple Store in Roseville suffers more robberies; suspects in custody

The “Apple Thieves” might have been caught  as the Galleria’s Apple Store suffered an additional string of robberies at about 7 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. Monday a ...

Apple Store in Roseville suffers more robberies

The ‘Apple Thieves’ could be back as the Galleria’s Apple Store suffered an additional string of robberies at about 7 p.m. Sunday and then again at 11 a.m. Mon ...

Roseville son charged with murder and attempted murder of parents

On Sept. 7, Roseville Police responded to reports of assault on an elderly couple by their estranged son off of Saint Anne’s place.  When police arrived, the ...

Homicide not ruled out in Roseville home explosion

A suspicious Aug. 2 house explosion in Roseville that left a father dead and his daughter temporarily hospitalized is still under investigation. Law enforcement officials say &l ...

Roseville rooftop arrest follows Auburn riding-mower theft, chase

A riding lawnmower theft at North Auburn’s Home Depot led to a high-speed chase on Interstate 80, a crash, a foot pursuit and an arrest of a Manteca man on a Roseville roofto ...

Placer County ‘gloved robber’ still at large

Although leads are being followed up, there is no suspect in custody as of press time for a bank robber who has hit at least two area banks, according to law enforcement officials. ...

Crime In Your Community: Placer burglary interrupted; Donation box burglary at Taco Bell; More

Aug. 18 Deputies answered a trespassing call at Anytime Fitness, 12130 New Airport Road in North Auburn. Arrested at 10:16 p.m. was Randa Sue Martin, 32, of Auburn. After a warran ...

Placer moves forward ordinance updates to clarify cannabis enforcement

  Placer County regulations prohibiting all commercial cannabis activity wouldn’t change but some enforcement protocols w ...

United front revealed in Golden State Killer case

The prosecution of a Sacramento-area man accused of being the notorious Golden State Killer of the 1970s and 1980s will take place in Sacramento. District attorneys from six count ...

Man in latex gloves robs two Placer County banks

Two bank robberies in Placer County are being linked to one man, with security footage from both heists showing a suspect with a penchant for wearing latex gloves while committing ...

San Jose man arrested Aug. 12 for sex crimes involving Placer County minor

On Aug. 12, undercover Placer County Sheriff deputies arrested Greg Lesko of San Jose  for meeting up in Auburn with what Lesko thought was a 15-year-old girl. Instead, Lesko ...

Roseville City Council adjusts budget to battle human trafficking

The Roseville Police Department is teaming up with Stand Up Placer to battle human trafficking. On Wednesday, Roseville City Council approved the police department’s grant fr ...

Apple thieves get away with over $20,000

Four males stole electronic merchandise valued at more than $20,000 Tuesday at the Apple store in Roseville’s Galleria Mall, according to Roseville Police. Now the Rosevill ...

Law enforcement, fire unit teams stage training drills at William Jessup University

Law enforcement and fire department teams from multiple Placer County agencies staged a Rescue Task Force event Aug. 9 on the William Jessup University campus in Rocklin. About 50 ...