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PCWA Adopts New Mandatory Water Restrictions And Then Some

PCWA Adopts New Mandatory Water Restrictions And Then Some

The Placer County Water Agency Board of Directors has approved a revised Water Shortage Contingency Plan. The revised plan addresses the executive order from Governor Jerry Brown, mandating substantial statewide water reductions by 25 percent. “The Governor’s executive order and the mandatory actions that are necessary to meet the requested…

Charter School Business Administrator Arrested For Embezzlement

Charter School Business Administrator Arrested For Embezzlement

Nevada County District Attorney announced on Saturday that Debra Maria MacDonald was arrested by the Nevada City Police Department for embezzling money from Twin Ridges Home Studies Charter School in Nevada City.   MacDonald worked as the school business manager from June 2007 through June 2014, and was fired when…

Folsom Shooting Sends One To Hospital

Folsom Shooting Sends One To Hospital

In the early morning hours of Sunday, one male victim ended his night with a gunshot would and a trip to the E.R. The 30-year-old male was taken by ambulance to a local hospital where he underwent surgery and is currently listed in critical condition. Folsom Police said that the…

Shingle Springs Woman Found Dead On Property, Husband Arrested

Shingle Springs Woman Found Dead On Property, Husband Arrested

A Shingle Springs man was arrested on Saturday morning for the murder of his wife. On Saturday, deputies were called to the home of 50-year-old Deborah Roth and 51-year-oldRoy Roth, for a welfare check after a caller reported Deborah’s disappearance. Family members reported her missing to the sheriff’s office when…

Rocklin Woman Caught Smuggling Marijuana Goes To Prison

Rocklin Woman Caught Smuggling Marijuana Goes To Prison

A Rocklin woman arrested in Texas is heading to federal prison for the next two years. In November 2014, 45-year-old Christini Lynn Brashear pleaded guilty to an indictment charging her with one count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana for sale. Brashear was arrested on Christmas Day, 2013, for…

Remains Of Man Who Was Missing For Years Identified

Remains Of Man Who Was Missing For Years Identified

Remains Of Man Missing For Years Identified El Dorado County district attorney spokesperson, Dave Stevenson, announced in a press release that the remains of a homicide victim, killed more than nine years ago, have been identified. Stevenson said the remains found in rural El Dorado County, have been identified as…

Time To Sign Up For The Placer County Sheriff’s Ride With Pride

Time To Sign Up For The Placer County Sheriff’s Ride With Pride

The Placer County Sheriff Office’s annual Ride With Pride one-day camp signups are taking place now. The camp pairs grade-school children with deputies and their horse partners for a day. Participants may choose to attend Ride With Pride on one of the four days from June 15th through 18th.  Mounted…

Rocklin Animal Shelter Shuts Doors To Incoming Animals

Rocklin Animal Shelter Shuts Doors To Incoming Animals

Rocklin Animal Shelter Shuts Doors To Incoming Animals The City of Rocklin announced via Facebook that the animal shelter would no longer be able to accept incoming animals at the Pacific Street location. Within minutes of the announcement, community members and animal lovers shared the upsetting social media post in…

Zero Percent Snow Survey Brings New Water Restrictions

Zero Percent Snow Survey Brings New Water Restrictions

            A report from the California Department of Water Resources found zero evidence of snow during the last manual survey in the Sierra Nevada. Typically the snow pack is at its peak by early April before it begins to melt, but Tuesday’s dry survey proved…

Undercover “Shoulder Tap” Operation Leads To Drug Bust Of Penryn Man

Undercover “Shoulder Tap” Operation Leads To Drug Bust Of Penryn Man

  Undercover “Shoulder Tap” Operation Leads To Drug Bust Of Penryn Man A sting operation Friday night led Placer County Sheriff’s Officers to the arrest of 19-year-old Noah James Phippen, when he was approached by an underage decoy to purchase alcohol at a liquor store in Roseville. The decoy, who…