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Placer Sheriff’s Office Kicks Off Fundraising Efforts, Warns Of Scam

Placer Sheriff’s Office Kicks Off Fundraising Efforts, Warns Of Scam

The Placer County Sheriff Office’s Search and Rescue teams have started their annual telemarketing fundraising drive throughout the county. This year, Search and Rescue is again raising money to purchase mobile communications equipment for the Lake Tahoe area. Search and Rescue volunteers donate thousands of hours each year to locate…

DWR To Make Major Flood Protection Announcement

DWR To Make Major Flood Protection Announcement

Today, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR), along with officials from the Sutter Butte Flood Control Agency, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and State, federal and local elected officials, will hold a press conference to mark a major milestone in the effort to protect Californians from the risk of…

Arrest Of The Mad Teriyaki Grill Owner In Rocklin Related To Child Molestation

Arrest Of The Mad Teriyaki Grill Owner In Rocklin Related To Child Molestation

A Rocklin restaurant owner has been arrested and accused of child molestation. 53-year old Ronald Maestas had a million dollar warrant out for his arrest was apprehended last week by the Rocklin Police Department. Maestas is accused of molesting a child under the age of 14 in Riverside County, according…

Tennessee Man Arrested In Placer County Was On States Most Wanted List

Tennessee Man Arrested In Placer County Was On States Most Wanted List

On the lam for not registering as a sex offender in Tennessee, a 78-year-old man was arrested in Placer County after parents grew concerned about a man hanging out at kids’ baseball games. A Placer County Sheriff’s Office report said parents became suspicious of George Frederick Matson and his intentions…

Transient Man Arrested For Exposing Himself At Local Library… Again….

Transient Man Arrested For Exposing Himself At Local Library… Again….

On July 27th, 2017, Placerville Police Officers were called to the Placerville Library around 10 am, in regards to a male subject exposing himself. Officers arrived at the library and learned that Gabriel Armenta had approached a young mom and her 18 month old daughter. He started speaking to them…

California Statewide Fire Summary For Tuesday, August 1

California Statewide Fire Summary For Tuesday, August 1

Nearly 6,500 firefighters remain on the lines of 17 large wildfires burning in California. Very hot weather this week for northern California, particularly on Monday and Tuesday. Southern California will also see above normal highs, and most of the state will experience humidity levels in the teens. The potential for…

Find My iPhone App Helps Solve Auburn Burglary

Find My iPhone App Helps Solve Auburn Burglary

Saturday at approximately 10:07 AM, Auburn Police Department was dispatched to a possible Burglary to a business, sometime during the night. Auburn Police arrived at the business and contacted the owner who stated an iPad as well as approximately $200.00 were missing from the business. The missing iPad had the…

Skeletal Remains Discovered In South Placer County

Skeletal Remains Discovered In South Placer County

Roseville police recovered a body Wednesday in a secluded, marshy area between Interstate 80 and North Sunrise Avenue, near 24 Hour Fitness and The Home Depot. Department spokeswoman Dee Dee Gunther said Thursday that the deceased individual appeared to be an adult, though it was impossible to tell how long…

Thursday’s Greenhorn Fire Quickly Contained

Thursday’s Greenhorn Fire Quickly Contained

A 10.2-acre fire Thursday afternoon near Greenhorn Campground spurred evacuations and road closures before firefighters brought the blaze under control under two hours later, authorities said. Authorities responded around 2:50 p.m. to the area of Highway 174 and Greenhorn Access Road, northwest of Rollins Reservoir. First reported as trees possibly…

California Statewide Fire Summary For Thursday, July 27, 2017

California Statewide Fire Summary For Thursday, July 27, 2017

Over 5,000 firefighters are on the lines of 11 large wildfires burning in California. High temperatures have returned to most of the state today. Many of the valleys and desert regions will experience triple digits today, as well as low humidity. These conditions are expected to remain through the weekend.…