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Meth Laced Candy Discovered At Amador County Middle School

Meth Laced Candy Discovered At Amador County Middle School

A methamphetamine pill made to look like candy was confiscated from a student at an Amador County middle school, officials said Wednesday. The Ione Junior High School student was seen sniffing the pill during Monday’s lunch period, and a school employee asked what he was doing, according to school administrators.…

New Park In Rocklin Expected To Boost Local Economy

New Park In Rocklin Expected To Boost Local Economy

A new park under construction in Rocklin is a breathtaking sight, but aside from its beauty, city officials expect the gathering place to boost the local economy. Quarry Park, which will open to the public on April 16, encompasses 17 acres of land on Rocklin Road in Rocklin’s Historic Quarry…

Nevada County Suspicious Death On Farad Road

Nevada County Suspicious Death On Farad Road

On Monday at approximately 6:20 am the Nevada County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a body in the roadway underneath US Interstate 80 at Farad Road. Once emergency personnel arrived on scene, they located a black female adult in the roadway that was determined to be deceased. Based on…

Manslaughter Charges Filed Against Auburn Man

Manslaughter Charges Filed Against Auburn Man

Felony manslaughter charges where filed Tuesday against Philip Morris Ingram, 62, of Auburn, in relation to the April 3, 2016 death of two teenage boys on Highway-49 in Auburn. Mr. Ingram was charged with two counts of violating 191.5(a) of the Penal Code. Ingram was also charged with hit and run driving…

Auburn Community Mourning The Deaths Of Two Placer High Students

Auburn Community Mourning The Deaths Of Two Placer High Students

The Placer County Sheriff’s Office, coroner’s unit, has identified the two boys killed in Auburn Sunday as Jared Gaches, 15, of Auburn, and Trevor Keller, 15, of Foresthill. Both boys played football on Placer High School’s undefeated football team as Freshmen this year. A GoFundMe account has been set up…

County Of Placer Announces Appointment Of New Court Commissioner

County Of Placer Announces Appointment Of New Court Commissioner

The Placer Superior Court is pleased to announce the appointment of attorney John H. Paulsen of Auburn, California as Court Commissioner, effective April 1, 2016.  Commissioner Paulsen fills the vacancy created by the recent retirement of Commissioner Dirk Amara. Commissioner Paulsen has practiced law in Auburn since March of 1975…

Suspected Drunk Driver Flees Police In Auburn In Car and On Foot

Suspected Drunk Driver Flees Police In Auburn In Car and On Foot

On Saturday shortly before 4:00 AM, officers were dispatched to a possible drunk driver leaving the Old Town area of Auburn. The vehicle was located a short distance away and found to be stolen. A traffic stop was conducted and the driver of the vehicle, 26 year old Christopher Mello, a…

Two Placer High Students Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver

Two Placer High Students Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver

Two teenage pedestrians were struck and killed by a pickup, the driver of which is suspected of having been intoxicated, north of Auburn on Sunday, authorities said. About 5:15 p.m., a white Ford pickup truck headed south on Highway 49 drifted onto the road’s shoulder, where the two young men…

Fentanyl Laced Norco Pill Claims Seventh Victim

Fentanyl Laced Norco Pill Claims Seventh Victim

A seventh person has died of a fentanyl overdose in Sacramento County. Family confirms that Jerome Butler, who was in a coma with liver and kidney failure after taking a fentanyl pill, was taken off life support on Wednesday afternoon. Natasha Butler, his mother, says it started on Friday when her son purchased…

Phillip’s Station Snowpack At 97% Of Yearly Average

Phillip’s Station Snowpack At 97% Of Yearly Average

California’s statewide snowpack usually reaches its peak depth and water content each year around the first of April, after which the snow begins to melt as the sun’s path across the sky moves a little further north each day. Therefore, conditions today were just about as good as they’re going…