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Inmate Escapes Jamestown Minimum Security Facility

Inmate Escapes Jamestown Minimum Security Facility

Authorities are searching for an inmate who walked away from a minimum-security facility on Sunday and has not been seen since. California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officials are looking for 34-year-old Daniel Perez, who left the Baseline Conservation Camp, located near the community of Jamestown in Tuolumne County about…

County Homeless Issues Need Solutions Sooner Rather Than Later

County Homeless Issues Need Solutions Sooner Rather Than Later

Placer County homelessness has become a hot topic issue over the last few years. In particular the need for a permanent shelter and the issues related to establishing a permanent site has gained as much public interest as any other local topic. The Placer County Grand Jury (PCGJ) addressed this…

Murder In Auburn Leads to Officer Involved Shooting in Newcastle

Murder In Auburn Leads to Officer Involved Shooting in Newcastle

Taylor Road was closed in Newcastle on Sunday morning due to an officer-involved shooting investigation. From Placer County Sheriff’s Facebook post: The Placer County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a homicide and subsequent officer-involved shooting that started in Auburn early this morning. Around 12:45 Sunday morning, residents on Garnet Way in…

Roseville Mother Leaves Infant Child Unattended In Car While Sleeping Near Vehicle

Roseville Mother Leaves Infant Child Unattended In Car While Sleeping Near Vehicle

An infant was pulled from a hot car in Roseville as the child’s mother, who was apparently intoxicated, slept on the ground. First responders went to check on an infant left in an unattended vehicle about 3:25 p.m. Tuesday on Modessa Court. They found the child’s mother, identified as Stephanie…

Illegal Pot Grow Discovered On Rainbow’s End In Nevada City

Illegal Pot Grow Discovered On Rainbow’s End In Nevada City

Yesterday, Nevada County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Detectives served a search warrant in the 18000 block of Rainbow’s End Road in Nevada City.  During the execution of the search warrant two butane honey oil labs were located, along with a CO2 closed loop extraction system and a rotary evaporator system. A…

Sacramento Man Arrested For June Grass Valley Highway Murder

Sacramento Man Arrested For June Grass Valley Highway Murder

A Sacramento man was arrested Wednesday in connection with the death of a man whose body was found on Garden Highway. Tavares Montez Watkins, 34, was booked on a murder charge in the death of Boakai Konneh, 23, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department said. A sheriff’s work project crew was…

Placer County’s Animal Shelter Reduces Adoption Prices Through July 18th

Placer County’s Animal Shelter Reduces Adoption Prices Through July 18th

The “Dog Days of Summer” are going-on at Placer County’s animal shelter in North Auburn. Facing a spring surplus of wagging tails, the county’s animal services center will lower adoption fees from July 5 – 18. Dog adoptions  – normally $118 plus a $20 licensing fee – are just $20…

Sacramento Man Dies After Being Hit By Friend’s Car

Sacramento Man Dies After Being Hit By Friend’s Car

The body of a 59-year-old man was discovered in a field behind Sacramento’s Super 8 Motel, where the sheriff’s department says he was hit by an acquaintance’s car. Deputies said the incident was reported late Tuesday night. Investigators said they have learned the victim knew the driver of the vehicle…

Two Killed In Placer County Car Crash That Sends SUV Onto Railroad

Two Killed In Placer County Car Crash That Sends SUV Onto Railroad

Two people were killed and a third person was injured after the SUV they were in overturned onto railroad tracks Tuesday night along Interstate 80 in Placer County. The two people were pronounced dead at the scene. The third victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, the California…

Shots Fired In Grass Valley Attempted Vehicle Theft

Shots Fired In Grass Valley Attempted Vehicle Theft

Through the investigation into the Officer Involved Shooting that occurred shortly after midnight, July 3rd, 2016, it is confirmed that John Holley 24 years of age from Citrus Heights, was taken into custody and booked on charges of attempted vehicle theft and conspiracy to commit attempted vehicle theft. The Deputy…