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Suspected Jewelry Thief Arrested In Grass Valley

Suspected Jewelry Thief Arrested In Grass Valley

A Grass Valley man suspected of stealing jewelry from a family member was arrested by Grass Valley Police officers responding to an argument downtown Saturday night. Officers had been on the lookout for Hayden Robert Davis, 22, for almost a week, said Sgt. Clint Bates. A relative called on Oct.…

Weekend Shooting In Lincoln Leaves One Dead, Suspects Still At-Large

Weekend Shooting In Lincoln Leaves One Dead, Suspects Still At-Large

Police in Lincoln are searching for two suspects in a shooting Saturday night that left one person dead and another injured. At 10:30 p.m., police responded to a report of a shooting in the 800 block of East Eighth Street, where they found two people shot. One was pronounced dead…

Newcastle Man Enters Home And Touches Leg Of Sleeping Woman; Bail Set At $1.02 Million

Newcastle Man Enters Home And Touches Leg Of Sleeping Woman; Bail Set At $1.02 Million

Placer County sheriff’s detectives arrested a man Thursday on suspicion of breaking into a Newcastle home Tuesday night and touching a woman sleeping inside. The woman woke up when Travis L. Kevie, 36, of Newcastle touched her leg while she slept in bed. She screamed and a frightened Kevie quickly…

Three Meetings Will Ask Tahoe Residents How To Spend 18 million From Lodging Tax’s

Three Meetings Will Ask Tahoe Residents How To Spend 18 million From Lodging Tax’s

Each year Placer County collects about $18 million in guest lodging taxes in eastern Placer County. In three community meetings in early November, the county and its partners at the North Lake Tahoe Resort Association will ask local residents for their thoughts on the best way to spend it on…

Placer County Probation Department to Monitor High-Risk DUI Offenders

Placer County Probation Department to Monitor High-Risk DUI Offenders

Placer County has been awarded a $90,437 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety to the Placer County Probation Department, ensuring that high-risk, felony and repeat DUI offenders are complying with all court orders. These offenders are overrepresented in traffic crashes involving alcohol and other drugs, often with tragic…

Auburn PD To Host Drug Take Back Program This Saturday

Auburn PD To Host Drug Take Back Program This Saturday

According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 6.4 million Americans abused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet. On Saturday, from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM, the Auburn…

Seasonal Prescribed Burning Begins on the Tahoe National Forest

Seasonal Prescribed Burning Begins on the Tahoe National Forest

With the turn of the season comes the change in focus from wildfires to prescribed fires on the Tahoe National Forest. The Forest’s fire managers plan to implement more than 5,000 acres of prescribed fires from October through June using a combination of understory and pile burning. Prescribed fires are…

Placer County Library Celebrates Successful Summer Reading Program

Placer County Library Celebrates Successful Summer Reading Program

In a presentation at today’s Placer County Board of Supervisors meeting, Rocklin library manager Sophie Bruno shared details from this year’s successful summer reading program and the enthusiastic response from the community. Recognizing an opportunity to further engage the community, Placer County Director of Library Services Mary George challenged the…

Re-Entry Program Takes Aim At Revolving Jail Door

Re-Entry Program Takes Aim At Revolving Jail Door

Chris Hudak knew he wanted to change, but didn’t know where to start. He found answers with the Placer Re-Entry Program. Hudak is one of 162 people who have graduated from the PREP. The program provides services and accountability to criminal offenders who are at medium to high risk of…

Meddlers Report For October 24th

Meddlers Report For October 24th

Supervisor Jenifer Montgomery got things started this morning with speaking about the transient occupancy tax collection efforts throughout the county. Montgomery noted that about 3,600 homes were not paying their fair share of taxes despite using services like Airbnb. Montgomery said that a variety of reasons were given by these…